About US

URBAN FAMILY WELFARE of Indian Red Cross (KSB) was established in the year 1969 and is functioning at BBMP’s Sirsi Circle Maternity Home, Chamarajpet, Bengaluru. It takes care of Mother and Children. It also ensures safety of motherhood and stresses on breast feeding. Apart from this it protects children, through vaccination, from six dreaded diseases. This welfare centre actively takes part in the Central Government’s pulse polio programmes, Miseales & Rubella Vaccination drives.

1969 Indian RedCross Society with the collaboration of the Family Welfare Department started a unit in Bruhath Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike Maternity Hospital, Chamarajpet, Sirsi Circle, Bengaluru.
Programme& Activities
• Counseling& Guidance
– Family Planning for married couples
– Pre and post-pregnancy problems
– Prenatal and Infant Care
– ANC checkup [Pregnant Women]
• Birth Control Measures
– Insertion of Female Coperty
– Medical Abortion
– Distribution of Oral pills & Nirod
– Contraceptive injection

Medical Assistance and Service

• Self Motivated Family Planning Camps
• Sterilization-
– Laparoscopic Tubectomy & Tubectomy operation
for females
– Vasectomy operation for Males
Community Awareness Programme
• Pulse Polio Programme
• Communicable & Non Communicable diseases
• Routine immunization day & Outreach immunization Camps
• Special outreach camps in HRA
• TB/HIV Awareness Programme
• Mental Health, UHND
• Adolescent awareness
• Breastfeeding awareness

Other Services

• Regular School Health Checkups
• Providing DOTS (Direct Observation of Treatment Short Course) to Tuberculosis patients
Educative and information sessions are conducted to reduce stigma and discrimination on TB/HIV and Family Planning to promote a healthy atmosphere in Community