Rural Health Training Centre, Hosabyrohally


The department of Community Medicine runs the Rural Health Training Centre (RHTC) since 1983.The RHTC is situated in Hosabyrohally about 19 KMs from KIMS college, Banashankari campus towards Mysore.

The RHTC has an Out Patient Department (OPD) which functions every day. The OPD caters to the health care needs of the population of RHTC field practice area. This has facilities for patient examination, conducting minor surgical procedures and basic laboratory investigations. The diagnosis and treatment of patients including distribution of drugs is free.

RHTC has beds for Ante Natal Care for mothers and facility for conducting normal delivery (PHC, Kengeri).

The RHTC has a well equipped AV aids training hall with white board, Over Head Projector, TV, VCR, LCD projector & computer along with a printer and power supply back up by UPS. This is used extensively for undergraduate, Interns and post graduate training.

The RHTC runs a mess. Staff, post graduates and Interns use the mess daily.

Staffs, Post Graduate & Interns are posted by rotation in the RHTC. On an average there are 6 interns posted at one time. The RHTC has hostel facilities for postgraduates and interns.



Staffing Pattern of RHTC

1

Medical Officer I/C

Dr. N R Ramesh Masthi

2

Lady Medical Officer

Dr.Tejaswini

3

Public Health Nurse

Miss.H C Saraswathi

4

Medico-Social Workers

Mr. Dharmaraju
Mrs. D.C. Shivamma

5

Health Educator

Mr.M K Chandrashekar

5

Health Inspector

Mr.Lakshman

6

Technical Assistant

Mr.Boralingaiah

7

Store Keeper

Mr. Somasheker

8

Peon

Mr.Anand

9

Driver

Mr.Ramadev

10

Record Keeping

Mr. Shivanna

11

Sweeper

On contract

12

Security Guard

On contract

The RHTC has liaison with three Primary Health Centers (PHC) namely PHC Kengeri, PHC K. Gollahalli and PHC Sullikere and works in close coordination with them in day to day functioning and implementation of all the national programmes and other activities.

There is an existing two-way referral system of patients from the RHTC to KIMS hospital including follow up of patients.

Activities of RHTC

  • General out-patient services daily at RHTC & basic laboratory services.
  • Specialty Services :                                                                                                               
    -- Geriatric Medicine OPD on Wednesday.
    -- ANC  OPD on Friday.
  • Training of undergraduate students, Interns & Post Graduate students by demonstration, hands on training and use of AV aids.

Undergraduate training programme:
Family study, RHTC, PHC, Sub Centre & Anganwadi visits.

Interns training programme: 
Posted in RHTC- OPD, ANC & PNC. Training with help of AV aids
Posted also to PHC -School health check up, Immunization,MCH & FP,Family &EC survey at villages, Subcentre OPD clinics, Anganwadi visit, Implementation of National Health Programmes, Health education talks, Project work etc. 

Postgraduate training programme :
Posted in RHTC-OPD,ANC, PNC. Training with help of AV aids.                                                                         Posted also to PHC - School health check up, MCH & FP, Family, ANC, PNC &EC survey at villages. Subcentre OPD clinics, Anganwadi visit, Implementation of National health  programmes, Training of undergraduate students, Interns, health workers, anganwadi workers, project work, etc.
The RHTC has the following three subcentres centers within the field practice area. The staff ,postgraduates and interns  are posted by rotation . There is a two-way referral system of patients from the satellite centers  to RHCT Kengeri  including follow up of patients.

    •  Mylasandra:  The centre runs a general outpatient services on Monday, Wednesday
      and Friday. This village  is also used by the undergraduate students, Interns & post
      graduate for the family study posting ,epidemiological studies and training.
    • Kuvempunagar: The centre runs a general outpatient services on Tuesday, Thursday
      and Friday. This village is also used by the undergraduate students, Interns & post
      graduates  for the family study posting, epidemiological studies and training.

    • Varahasandra: This village belongs to weaker sections of the society. The RHTC runs a
      General out-patient service at Varahasandra on Thursday. This village is also used by
      the undergraduate students, Interns & post graduate for the family study posting,
      epidemiological studies and training.

RHTC
RHTC - Hosabyrohally


RHTC -OPD
AV Class
Interns Training-AV aids
PG Discussion
RHTC Ladies Hostel

RHTC Mess

RHTC Van - Field Activity
Family Study
RHTC –PG Programme Family study

RHTC Satelite centre-Mylasandra

RHTC Satelite- Varsandra - OPD

RHTC satellite centre – Kuvempunagar


Anganwadi centre-Health check


PHC – Immunization session