In Kerala wards are the lowest unit in Panchayat Raj Institutions and sub centre in the basic health unit in Health Delivery system. Grass root level health workers like Junior Public Health Nurse (JPHN) and Junior Health Inspector (JHI) are attached to the sub centre. In such case the lowest level of health plan, in Kerala shall be Ward Health Plan. The ward level planning is an important unit for NRHM plan preparation. Hence Ward Health and Sanitation Committees are constituted in every ward with the following composition.
|Chairperson||Elected representative of the Ward|
Every Ward Health and Sanitation Committee duly constituted and oriented would be entitled to an annual untied grant of Rs. 10,000 (Rupees Ten thousand only), which could be used for any of the following activities.
Representatives from women`s self-help group
Functions of Ward Health & Sanitation Committee: