Community Clinic in Bangladesh
Community clinic means a healthcare center is one of a network of clinics staffed by a group of general practitioners and nurses providing healthcare services to people in a certain area.
In Bangladesh, community clinic is the greatest innovation in recent years to extend Primary Health Care to the doorsteps of rural people all over rural Bangladesh. Thousands of people are getting services from the community clincs & it has become an integral part of health system.
At present 13136 community clinics are on board as June 2016 and number is gradually increasing. In many cases Medical Officers & SACMOs are visiting community clinics periodically and providing services to the complicated cases.
The mission of Community Clinic is to improve the health of medically underserved and uninsured by providing high quality, affordable health care with dignity and respect.