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The Health Care system is being implemented in the Union Territory of Puducherry through various Schemes under Health Sector with a view to provide preventive and curative health care by health protection, promotion and rehabilitation. There are One General Hospital, 1 Community Health Centre, 11 Primary Health Centre, 17 Sub-Centres and One ESI dispensary are functioning in Karaikal District to address the health care of the people. SPECIAL SERVICES with modern instruments and SPECIAL CLINICS are also in the Government Hospitals. Departments for Neurology, Micoro-surgery, Nephrology, Urology, Anesthesia, Sports Medicine and a full-fledged burns ward are also provided. The ICC Unit is also well equipped with the latest medical technology. Separate Office named as Immunization & public Health is working for to control the diseases like Malaria, Filaria, T.B. and Leprosy under the head of Deputy Director. ADMINISTRATION: A Medical Superintendent controlling the Govt. General Hospital and the CHC. Thirunallar, whereas a Deputy Director (Immunization & Public Heath) is overall in-charge of peripheral health institutions. NON-GOVERNMENT HEALTH INSTITUTIONS are also functioning. A private MEDICAL COLLEGE is also running. Nurse Training Course also conducting by Private.