1984 - Centre for Information, Education and Communication under Directorate of Family Welfare.
1994 - Converted to a full fledged directorate of “State Institute of Health and Family Welfare”, the director being a Professor of Community Medicine of a Medical College of Odisha dealing with 3 major components like Training, Communication & operational research.
April - Got the status of Collaborative Training Institute (CTI) of NIHFW.
GOAL Promote better health & family welfare programme service delivery through inservice training, communication, & operational research and consultancy to other Govt. and non-govt. organizations.
To act as the nodal agency for in-service and on the job training of health personnel (Doctors and Paramedics)
Enhancing capacity of regional and district training centre in the state.
To supervise & monitor the training performance of periphery centres.
To build network & partnership with NIHFW and other training institutions of the state & outside the state.
To leverage periphery centres in manpower facility, equipment and infrastructure upgradation.
Develop programme based audience centered IEC material for health promotion (designing, pre-testing, printing and distribution).
Basic as well as operational research in health care delivery services.
Co-ordinating with National & International Agencies working in the field of Training of health personnel, IEC / BCC and Research.
To facilitate preparation of annual state and district training & communication plan.
Capacity building of trainers in different trainings
To impart on the job and inservice training to health and related sector functionaries
To conduct hands on clinical training to ICDS, health and awareness training to PRI functionaries and their supervisors regarding health programmes under NRHM.
Sensitization of NGOs and voluntary agencies and opinion leaders.
To carry out supportive supervision and monitoring training with quality assurance .
To facilitate web based tracking of trained health functionaries.
To develop and modify appropriate learning materials for training.
WINGS OF SIHFW
COE (Centre of Excellence) on
RRC (Regional Resource Centre)
for capacity building of NGOs.
SCHRC (State Child Health
Nodal Centre for conducting all NRHM RCH Trainings on MH, CH, FP, waste management, Management training for both govt. & NRHM staff, trainings on M&E, ARSH, Induction training, refresher trainings, IEC/BCC training, Immunization training.
Training of OSACS.
Training of NPCB.
Trainings of NIHFW.
Trainings of Information Commission.
Trainings of Sanitation Mission.
Trainings of IG Prisons for jail doctors etc.
National level trainings
Professional Development Course for the state of Jharkhand, Chhatisgarh, Odisha, A & N Islands.
Vaccine and Coldchain handlers training for Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Nagland, Assam, West Bengal, Mizoram, Tripura,Odisha & Eastern UP.
Sensitization of Medical College Teachers on NRHM for the states of Odisha, Chhatisgarh, Bihar & Jharkhand.
Govt. Medical Colleges of Odisha
All Pvt. Medical Colleges of Odisha
Different dept. of Govt. of Odisha.
All SIHFW of the country.
Multi-skilling of LTs (Previously for a week now envisaged for a 3 weeks training programme.
Multi-skilling of doctors.
Designed modules for Block Programme Organizers (BPOs), Block Accountant-cum-Data Assistant, AYUSH Doctors.
SBA training for AYUSH Doctors.
Involving ANMTCs in TOTs.
A dedicated training software “ITEMS”.
Creating & strengthening 30 district training units.
Trainings on non-communicable diseases.
Training on HMIS.
Trainings of GIS and GPS.
Trainings on PPIUCD.
Training on IUD 375A.
Training on PG Diploma in Family Medicine.
Training on PG Diploma in Health Promotion.
STATE CHILD HEALTH RESOURCE CENTRE
To provide technical support to Child Health Programmes managed by different Directorates.
Involving different community based organization and like minded institutions to promote child health.
Apex centre for all child health related activities.
Document child health issues, programmes & practices for solution tracking.
Undertake studies and researches pertaining to child health issues etc.
OBJECTIVES OF CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR COMMUNICATION
Setting up an institution for communication of national / international standard having affiliation with recognized Universities / Academic centers of repute
Design and Develop Communication strategies, plans and produce quality materials on
behaviour change communication
Build affiliations with recognized institutions in providing capsule courses on BCC.
To provide strategic training and capacity building of communication cadre on latest communication approaches and management.
OBJECTIVES OF CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR COMMUNICATION
To strengthen inter sectoral partnerships through strategic communication planning and implementation to achieve programmatic goals.
Provide effective managerial support in monitoring and evaluation of BCC activities of flagship programmes.
Provide research and analysis support on communication for the state
Provide technical support in procuring services related to communication materials and management.
REGIONAL RESOURCE CENTRE
Planning different activities of acreditated NGOs in district level.
To train and build the capacity of MNGOs, service NGOs on different Govt. programmes at district level.
Supervision and monitoring of different activities. of NGOs.
Providing technical input for better service delivery.
UNIQUE FACILITIES OF THE INSTITUTE
This division undertakes preparation, Production & distribution of specific Health Programme & Promotional materials.
A Conference Hall with 70 capacity.
Two Lecture Halls with AC each with sitting capacity of 30.
Hostel with accommodation facility for 54 persons (23 double and one single bedded rooms & a dormitory).