Main Functions of The CCC Health Department

Main functions

  • Care and improvement of the health status of 4 million people of Chittagong City special attention to mother and child health care sector.
  • Procurement of medicine / MSR and maintenance of medical store.
  • Registration & Issuing of birth and death certificates.
  • Issuing of premises license.
  • Routine immunization program and control of communicable diseases.
  • Prevention of worm infestation to different school/ kindergarten/ slum areas/ madrasha of City area in cycle way.
  • Routine check up and treatment given to the different orphanages in City area.
  • Supervision and monitoring of primary health care activities through urban primary health care project funded by Asian Development Bank (ADB).
  • Implementation of govt. pure food ordinance 1959 in different Hotel & Restaurant, Oil-Mill, Sweetmeat, Snakes Bar, Pastry shop, Ice-cream and Chocolate factory, Bakery and Mobile Restaurant for supply of food to the people.
  • Maintenance of Muslim grave yard and burning places of Hindu Buddhist dead body.
  • Observation of national immunization (NID) population day, nutrition week, vit "A" week, safe motherhood day, women's day, world health day, world AIDS day, Breast feeding week and many other national days/ weeks according to government instructions.
  • Disease surveillance
  • Higher training for doctors and other medical professionals
  • Emergency health care services during natural calamities.
  • Monthly scientific seminar on recent medical advances.
  • Dengue control programme.
  • Dead body preservation, washing and transport facilities
  • Family planning activities.
  • National integrated family health programme.
  • Healthy city programme.
  • Health education programme.
  • Income generating activities
  • Evening shift outdoor treatment for working women.
  • Circumcision, ear and nose piercing programme for poor people
  • Free home delivery services.
  • Blood bank
  • Drug box for slum dwellers.
  • Coordination between health agencies
  • Rabies control progmme :
    • Exterminating Straying doss.
    • Supply of Anti Rabies Vaccines.