PSTC started UPHCP, Phase-II in Rajshahi City Corporation from June 2006 with the Government of Bangladesh. This private-multi-sector partnership came about through the initiative and support of the ADB. The objective of UPHCP is to improve the health of the urban poor and reduce preventable mortality and morbidity especially among women and children in the project area To achieve this objective, 5 Primary Health Care Centers (PHCC) and a Comprehensive Reproductive Health Care Center (CRHCC) covering 10 wards, were established in Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC). Each PHCC serves a population of 50,000 and the CRHCC provides Reproductive and Emergency Obstetric Care (EOC) services. Under this project, all primary health care components of Essential Services Package (ESP) have been incorporated. In 2010, PSTC had 154,109 contacts with clients through its UPHCP in Rajshahi City Corporation, among which 35780 for Reproductive Health, 27,064 in FP services, and 6120 in CDD, 8823 for ANC and 1344 in LCC. In total, 102,575 customer received services during the reporting period. The total contacts included 31,862 poor services.
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