National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme | Directorate of Health Service | Government Of Assam, India
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Government Of Assam Health & Family Welfare Directorate of Health Service

National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme

  • Malaria: Declined (API – Annual Parasite Incidence = 0.43) LLIN = 7,91,556 distributed, 28,58,122 LLIN is on pipeline.

    Japanese Encephalitis: 3 pediatric ICU have been established at 3 districts hospitals i.e North Lakhimpur, Sivsagar, Golaghat districts. All District hospitals are equipped with diagnostic facilities and treatment.

    Dengue: All District hospitals are equipped with diagnostic facilities and treatment for Dengu.

    Malaria:

    Objective: To bring down annual incidence of malaria cases to less than 1 per 1000 population at National level by 2017 and its monitoring at district level.

    Targets: To achieve the above objectives in the State of Assam, The Physical targets for the year 2015 are kept as under.

    Annual Blood Examination Rate (ABER): 15

    Annual Parasite Incidence (API): 0.40

    Physical Achievements:

    IndicatorYearTargetAchievement
    ABER2008108.62
    2009109.66
    201012.7813.75
    201115.913.5
    201213.712.2
    201313.711.82
    201410.2511.08
     2008<22.75
    API2009<22.92
    2010<1.662.11
    2011<1.661.80
    20121.710.92
    20131.70.59
    20140.280.43
    YearBlood Screening for detection of MalariaNo. of Malaria  CasesNo. of PF CasesABER (Annual Blood examination Rate)API (Annual Parasite incidence)Death
    20104201879662934833013.752.1136
    20114130216473973470713.51.8045
    20124149394309402061512.250.9213
    20133895330195421496911.820.597
    20143684068145401121011.080.4311
    2015 (up to 18th September)203825377546489  4

    Dengue & Chikungunya:

    Objectives:
    • To reduce the Dengue case fatality rate to below 1%.
    • To reduce the incidence of Dengue & Chikungunya.
    • To strengthen surveillance mechanism.
     
    Targets:
    • Dengue case fatality rate to below 1 %.
    • Functional Sentinel Surveillance Hospital in endemic districts.
    • Functional rapid response team.
     

    Physical Achievements:

    Dengue Status
    YearNo. of Dengue PositiveDeath
    200900
    20102372
    201100
    20129665
    201345262
    2014850
    2015 (Up to 18th Sept.)921

    Functional Sentinel Surveillance

    2011: 7 Sentinel Hospitals including Medical college are functioning.

    2012: Two Medical Colleges are equipped for sentinel Site Laboratory.

    2013: 13 nos. Sentinel Site Laboratory are functioning.

    2014: 27 nos. sentinel Laboratory are functioning.

    No Chikungunya case reported in the State in the 2010, 2011, 2012. During the year 2013 total 78 nos. Chikungunya Cases are dected at GMC Hospital after eamination of Dengue Negative Blood Sample.

    Japanese Encphalitis

    Objective:

    • Prevention of outbreak.
    • Reduction in number of JE cases & mortality by 50 % till 2017.
     

    Targets:

    • Improve disease & Vector Surveillance by increasing sentinel Sites.
    • Improved facilities for case management at district & Sub district hospitals.
    • Rehabilitation of disable patient by setting up rehabilitation centre.
    • Intensified IEC & BCC activities.
    • Enhanced capacity building.
    • Inter Sectoral convergence for exploring the possibilities of mosquito proofing of pig sites.
     

    Physical Achievement AES/JE Status

    YearAESJES 
     CasesDeathCasesDeathCFR
    20083191001573321.01
    20096431092184621.10
    20104951171554126.62
    2011149128054311521.17
    2012138725448810721.92
    2013131128650213426.69
    2014219436076116521.68
    2015 (upto 18th Sept)1253260582134 
    Sentinel Surveillance Site Laboratories (SSSL)

    2011: 7 nos. functioning.

    2012: 2 nos. new Sentinel Surveillance Laboratories identified for strengthening.

    2013: 13 nos. Sentinel Surveillance Site Laboratories functioning during the year 2013.

    2014: 28 nos. Sentinel Surveillance Site Laboratories functioning.

    2015: PICU: (1) Construction completed in Sivsagar, Golaghat & Lakhimpur.
    (2) Man Power is recruited & functional.

    JE Adult Vaccination:

    During the year 2014, JE Adult Vaccination in 9 (Nine)Districts is completed. During 2015 Adult JE Vaccination is completed in 3 (three) districts.

    Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis

    Objective:

    • To progressively reduce & ultimately interrupt the transmission of Lymphatic.
    • To augment the disability alleviation programme to reduce the Sufferings of affected persons.
     

    Targets:

    • To cover eligible population leaving in endemic districts during MDA.
    • Line listing of cases of Lymph edema in all the districts and morbidity management & Hydrocele operation in identified districts.
     

    Physical Achievement:

    MDA Performance & MF %
    MDA% and MF% of Filarial endemic district

    YearMDA CoverageMF %No. of District covered.
    2009Not done MDA0.767
    201084.990.757
    201181.250.437
    201284.050.337
    201383.050.214
    201490.050.112

    Kala – Azar

    Objective: To achieve Elimination of Kala-Azar from the Country by 2015.

    Targets: To reduce the annual incidence of Kala-Azar to less that one per 10,000 population at block level by 2015.

    Physical Achievement

    Kala-Azar is reported in the State during 2008 after a gap of three decades from some of the districts. During 2009 to 2013 one PHC of Kamrup district is reporting Kala-Azar Cases (Sonapur PHC).

    YearNo. of Kala-Azar CasesNo. of Death
    2008980
    2009250
    2010120
    201170
    201260
    201330
    201410
    201510

    Supply of LLIN (In LAKHS)

    YearGovernment of AssamGovernment of India
    2010-1118.7510.10
    2011-127.500
    2012-137.050
    2013-147.500
    2014-157.500
    Total48.7510.10
    2014-15
    ROP ApprovalFund ReceivedExpenditure
    3618.451626.80686.02
     
    2015-16
    ROP ApprovalFund ReceivedExpenditure
    2399.45813.50379.75