At present 13136 CCs are on board & the number is increasing gradually. From 2009 – 2015, 460.88 million visits were made to CCs for services of which 9.071 million emergency & complicated cases were referred to higher facilities for proper management. Among the service seekers about 80% are women and children. On average 9.5-10 million visits are in CCs per month & 38 visits per day per CC.
CC is the lowest tier health facility for quality PHC. It is one stop service outlet for Health, Family Planning & nutrition. It is a preventive biased centre that provides mainly health education & health promotional services. All the CCs are outreach sites for routine Immunization & NID. It addition it provides limited curative care (treatment of minor ailments), screening of NCD-Hypertension, Diabetes, identifying emergency & complicated cases with referral to higher facilities. In a substantial number of CCs, normal delivery is being conducted subjected to the availability of skilled manpower (CSBA), proactive CG, committed local health management & where from patients can be referred within a short time or necessary support can be provided from UHC.
- Status of important services of CC from 2009-March, 2016:
|Sl #||Service||# of Visit/ # of patients||Remarks|
|1||PHC (Health, FP & Nutrition)||483.20 million visits||On average 39 visits/CC/day|
|2||Referred from CC||11 million emergency & complicated patients||Most of the cases have been referred to UHC|
|3||Normal Delivery (ND)||28160||Normal Delivery is going on in 1008 CC & is increasing|
|4||Supply of Medicine||Medicine worth Tk. 8270.50 million||Medicine supplied by EDCL & CMSD|