Urban Primary Health Care Services Delivery Project-II UPHCSDP-II

Shimantik UPHCSDP-II, SCC, Sylhet PA-01

Vision of this Project

Delivering cost-effective and qualitative primary health care services for the target population living in the project areas.


Donor :  ADB & Govt.

Project Area: Partnership Area:1 of Sylhet City Corporation

Duration: March 2018 to March 2023 (Contract signed on August 2019)

Operational Partner NGO:  Shimantik

Distributed no. of Wards:  21 wards out of 27 (5, 18, 19, 3, 9, 10, 2, 7, 8, 14, 22, 23, 1, 13, 15, 20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27)

Total population: 6,60,347

Target population: 3,30,174 (50% of total population)

Poor (Estimated): 99, 052 (30%)

PHCC wise Population coverage: 40,000 to 50,000 for each outdoor centre

Clinics: 1 CRHCC, 7 PHCC and 14 Satellite Team

Working Force: 149 (Technical Staff: 63; Field Staff: 35; Management and Support related Staff: 51)

Shimantik UPHCSDP-II works in 21 wards out of 27 in Sylhet City Corporation areas and liable to reach near about 660,347 people of the city through its maternity (CRHCC), seven primary health care centers (PHCCs) and several satellite clinics by 14 teams.

From July 2021 through May 2022, the project has provided a total of 1,58,564 services where 60, 254 are for poor services. CRHCC,PHC and some Satellite clinics are providing self-EPI services twice/once in a week in collaboration with city corporation health department. The project has provided 18, 822 ANC & PNC services, 1012 safe delivery services, 52, 569 LCC& counseling services, 22, 454 Family planning services, 28, 788 child health services with EPI, 9,328 adolescent health services and 122,144 ORH services. It has registered pregnant women of the project area during family registration and regularly update the list of ANC mother including eligible couples. The project provided iron supplementation for ANC mother and Vitamin – A for PNC mother on regular basis. It has provision to lab test facilities (Blood Grouping, Blood for HB%, Sugar, Urine Albumin and Sugar, HBsAg and pregnancy test) in all our static clinic and satellite clinics. It has performed 42, 812 lab tests during this reporting period.

All Clinic Name

All Clinic location in Sylhet city


Red Card Distribution Inauguration: On 7th March with the presence of honorable Mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury, and PMU representative Dr. Nusrat Momen & Dr. Arman Chowdhury along with honorable councilor of Sylhet City Corporation Saiful Amin Baker, Shahanara Begum Shanu, Shahanara Begum, and Chief Health Officer of Sylhet City Corporation Dr. Md. Jahidul Islam, Monitoring Officer Hussain Ahmed, and Project Manager Md. Parvez Alam with other staff of this project.
Red card distribution for ultra poor & poor : Red Card distribution program held on PHCC-5 with the presence of Ward councilor Shantonu Dutta, Monitoring office Hussain Ahmed, Family Planning Coordinator Iffan Jahan Reema, Project Manager Md Parvez Alam with other project staffs
17th March Free Health Campaign (2021): Organized Day long Free Health Camp in CRHCC and PHCC-6 Satellite Area to celebrate the birthday of the father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on 17th March. We provide health services to around thousands people.
Free Health Campaign (2021): On the occasion of our 50 years of the Independent celebration day, we provide a day-long free health campaign in all PHCC’s & CRHCC.
Free Health Campaign (2021): Organized Day long Free Health Camp in all PHCC to remember the 46th Death Anniversary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Family Planning Campaign (2021): Divisional Commissioner Md. Moshiur Rahman, Additional Secretary Mr. Mrinal Kanti Deb, Family Planning welfare Director of Sylhet Division Mr. Kutub Uddin Ahmed, Thana Family Planning welfare officer of Sylhet Sadar Abul Mansur Aszad along with Shimantik officials was present on that ocation.
Adolescent Session: 4 teams were formed with the Adolescent of The Sylhet City Corporation area. These teams are trained in various problems of adolescence and their remedies through 12 sessions in 3 months.
ANC Meeting (2021): Arranged ANC Mother Health checkup campaign and meeting in 7 PHCCs and provide services in the day-long campaign. 
Routine Activity (2021): In this particular period we arranged Health Service Campaign to by addressing Pregnant Mother, Postnatal Mother, FP Couple, Adolescent and Limited Curative Care.
Other Activity: Due to the Covid-19 situation, our staff at the field level is not getting support from the beneficiaries. Despite this, we have been able to conduct yard meetings and health education sessions in the last three months.
Prescription Writing Training: Learning details about how an ideal prescription should write, what are the parts of a prescription, how to minimize the errors of a prescription, rational use of drugs, list of drugs which paramedics can use, prevention of antibiotic resistance. Lists of drugs should use in pregnancy according to trimesters. 3 Days long training 8 Doctors and 16 Paramedics participate in this training.
Technical Session Training (2021): Overall purpose of training activities are Learning details about a technical book, Parts of a technical book, Topics that should discuss as technical sessions at PHCC clinics in morning sessions. 8 Doctors participate in this 3-day training session.
League Table: Quarterly (July-September 2021) Performance Sharing meeting with clinic management staffs held at Project Office venue. The project has introduced League Table as a tool to measure and evaluate indicator-based regular achievement (daily, weekly and monthly) of each clinic against targets. League Table also helps to evaluate the best performing clinic and staff of each month and rewards will give according to the evaluated performance.