Sectoral Information

Health Service
Health infrastructure is inadequate in this district. There is only one main Hospital i.e. Sadar Hospital, Godda. There are three Referral Hospitals in the district. 7 primary health centres and 260 health sub centres in addition to 9 Additional Primary health centres in this district. Many of the health sub-centers are not having their own buildings. Most of the Additional Primary Health Centers of the district are also not having sufficient numbers of rooms in their existing buildings. The essential medical apparatus such as Xray machines, ECG, EEG and other pathological facilities are also required in many of these hospitals & health centers. The entire district is affected with Malaria and Kalajar. Various health campaigns are in operation in the district such as Pulse Polio Programme, District Blindness control, National Tuberculosis Control Scheme etc. .

Public Health Facilities

Health Facilities Number Beds
Sadar Hospital 01 200
Homeo-Unani-Ayurvedic -- --
Joint Sadar Hospital 01 --
Referal Hospital 03 96
Primary Health Center 07 36
Addition Primary Health Centre 09 30
Health Sub-centre 203 --
Ayurvadic Dispensary 03 --
Unani Dispensary 01 --

Health - Staff

Category Number
District Medical Officer (Allopathy) 41
District Swadeshi Medical Officer (Homeo) 01
District Swadeshi Medical Officer (Unani) 02
District Swadeshi Medical Officer (Ayur. ) 05
Nurses (Femal Health Staff) 148
Paricharika Grade  A 12
Prakhand Extensive Trainer 01
Lab –Technician 07
Parimapak 06
Mishrak 05
Sanganak 07
Supervisory Inspector 10
Supervisory Worker  28
Health trainer 03
Basic Health Worker 10
Health Worker 18
Family Planning Worker 21
Medical Social Worker 01
Non-medical Assistant 18

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