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Constitution of State Committee for Adolescent Health and State Working Committee for Adolescent Health in AP State




GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH
ABSTRACT

NHM – RKSK – Constitution of State Committee for Adolescent Health and State
Working Committee for Adolescent Health in AP State – Orders – Issued.
HEALTH, MEDICAL AND FAMILY WELFARE (E2) DEPARTMENT
G.O.RT.No. 32 Dated: 22-01-2016


Read:
From the CH&FW., AP., Hyd., Lr.Rc.No.392/RKSK/2015, dt.02.12.2015.

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ORDER:
      The Commissioner of Health and Family Welfare, AP, Hyderabad, in his letter
read above has informed that in order to respond effectively to the needs of adolescent health and development issues, Government of India, has launched Rashtriya Kishore Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) on January 2014 in the country. With a view to implement the programme in successful manner in accordance with the guidelines stipulated in RKSK operational framework of MoH&FW., Government of Iindia, it is suggested to constitute a State Committee for Adolescent Health under chairmanship of Prl.Secy (H&FW), Government of Andhra Pradeh, to oversee convergence and sustain the efforts for implementation of Rashtriya Kishore Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) / Adolescent Health efforts in State.

2. He has therefore requested to constitute State level Advisory Committee for
Adolescent Health and State level working Committee for Adolescent Health (State level WIFS Executive Committee to be subsumed under it.

3. Government after careful examination of the matter in detailed and hereby
constituted a State level Advisory Committee for Adolescent Health and State level
working Committee for Adolescent Health (State level WIFS Executive Committee to be subsumed under it) with the following for effective implementation of Rashtriya Kishore Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) / Adolescent Health in the State of AP.

(I) Composition of State Level Advisory Committee for Adolescent Health.

1. Principal Secretary to Govt., Health Medical and
Family Welfare Department.
Chairperson and Convenor
2. Commissioner of Health Medical & Family Welfare
Member Secretary
3.   Commissioner / Director, Dept. of Women
Development and Child Welfare.
4.     Commissioner, Department of School Education.
5.     Commissioner, Dept. of Intermediate Education.
6.     Commissioner, Dept. of Panchayat Raj and Rural Development.
7.        CEO / Director, Society for Elimination of Rural Poverty (SERP)
8.        Director, Dept. of Tribal Welfare.
9.        Managing Director, Sports Authority of AP
10.      Director, Dept. of Youth Services
11.      Project Director, APSACS.
12.    One Representation from Development Partner / Public Health Expert.





Members

Functions of the Committee:

(i) The State Advisory Committee for Adolescent Health to meet two times in a year
(once in six months) and the Commissioner of Health, Medical and Family
Welfare shall inform the date of the meeting in advance to Chairman and
Committee members.

(ii) To oversee convergence efforts at the State level / inter departmental coordination and resolve implementation issues pertaining to adolescent health
issues.

(iii) Ensure Implementation, Monitoring and Review of Adolescent Health
Components and suggest measures for its further improvement in the State.

(iv) Supportive Supervision to State Working Committee on Adolescent Health (WIFS advisory committee to be subsumed under working Committee).

(II)Composition of State Level Working Committee for Adolescent Health (include WIFS state executive committee):

1.  Commissioner of Health Medical and Family Welfare
Chairperson and
Convenor
2.  Additional Director (MCH) Deptt. of Health & Family
Welfare
Member
Secretary
3.      Director of Medical Education
4.      4. Commissioner, Andhra Pradesh Vaidya Vidhana Parishad.

5.      Director of Public Health and Family Welfare.
6.      State  Nodal  Officer  (RKSK),  O/o  Commissioner  of Health Medical and Family Welfare.
7.      Deputy Director (RBSK), O/o Commissioner of Health Medical and Family Welfare.
8.      State Nodal Officer, Dept. of Women Development and Child Welfare.
9.      State  School  Health  Co-ordinator,  O/o  Director  of School Education (SSA & RMSA)
10.  State Nodal Officer, Dept. of Intermediate Education.
11.  State Nodal Officer, Dept. of Social Welfare.
12.  State Nodal Officer, Dept. of Tribal Welfare.
13.  Nutrition Consultant, UNICEF.







Members

Functions of the Committee:

(i) The State Working Committee for Adolescent Health to meet every quarter and
monitor and resolve programmatic issues related to WIFS implementation in
State.

(ii) Facilitate convergence within Health Department and between School, Health
and Women and Child Welfare Department at State Level.

(iii) Ensure timely and adequate supply of Iron Folic Acid and Albendazole tablets to
districts and timely submission of WIFS reports.

(iv) Provision and use of IEC material related to WIFS program.

(v) Periodic evidence based review and action plan for effective implementation of
WIFS program.

4. The Commissioner of Health and Family Welfare, AP, Hyderabad shall take further action in the matter.

(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH)
POONAM MALAKONDAIAH,

PRINCIPAL SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT

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