PSTC started UPHCP, Phase-II in Dhaka City Corporation (DCC) from August 2010 with the Government of Bangladesh. This project is implementing under PPP model through City Corporation with financial assistance of ADB and others.
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, 7 Primary Health Care Centers (PHCC) and a Comprehensive Reproductive Health Care Center (CRHCC) were established, in Zone –1 of DCC covering 7 wards. Each PHCC serves a population of around 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.