Health Programme

SSS Hospital

In 2000, to deliver quality and proper services to the general people at a rational cost, the organization launched SSS Hospital, a government registered 50-bed general hospital on its own building at the hub of Tangail Sadar. The hospital possesses a three-storied modern building equipped with up-to-date medical appliances and pathological facilities, where in a group of specialized doctors provides medical-cares in the arena of general, gynecological, cardiac, pediatric, medicine, physiotherapy and so on diseases through pursuing preventive, curative and operative methods. Then again, on every Sunday this hospital arranges extended vaccination program for the children and women as well as vitamin-A feeding campaign as an agent of the government. In the hospital, there are special waivers for taking medical treatment of the group-members and employees of the organization.

 

In 2020-21, a total of 7,019 people got medical-cares from SSS Hospital, in which they benefited through receiving proper treatment of the diseases–general, gynecological, cardiac, pediatric, medicine, ophthalmological, physiotherapy, and so on at a nominal cost.

 

 

SL. Name of Diseases Number of Patients
1 Gynecological 3,803
2 General Surgery 140
3 Pediatric 255
4 Medicine 465
5 Ophthalmological 1,122
6 Physiotherapy 1,234
Total 7,019

Figure: Health Services of SSS Hospital in 2020-21

 

SSS Eye Department

SSS Eye department, an independent wing of SSS hospital with a separate building, come into function to provide ophthalmologic treatment to the populace at reasonable cost, has charming environment and modern equipment financed by TdH-Netherlands. This department featured with computerized examination, modern operation theatre and phaco-surgery, where people get ophthalmological treatment at a reasonable cost under the specialized doctors. In the treatment, operative and non-operative both methods are applied in accordance with the nature of diseases.

In 2020-21, a total of 1,122 people (operative: 147 and non-operative: 975) received treatment from the SSS Eye Department.

 

Primary Healthcare Program (PHCP)

SSS, to ensure healthcares for all at the doorstep, has been keeping a number of activities in application at the grassroots, of which, Primary Healthcare Program (PHCP) is mostly noteworthy. This program was initiated in 1996, but this activity got special formation and regulation in February 2016 designed by the organization. Working area is in 33 branch offices of Tangail, Jamalpur and Kurigram Districts. There are 33 medical assistants (one per branch), who provide healthcares with the help of 74 CHVs and 30 SBAs. Activities of the program are mentioned below:

  • Providing primary healthcare to the members at the group in the morning and at the branch office from 2 pm to 5 pm.
  • Organizing at least one medical camp per month under each branch.
  • Making the people conscious of health and nutrition through arranging meetings and workshops.
  • Rendering the referral facilities according to need.

In 2020-21, the program extended healthcares to 96,285 people organizing 154 medical camps through 33 sub-medical centers under the program.

Public Health Related other Activities

To preserve public health, SSS imposed importance on implementation of some interrelated activities, bordering on Pregnant and Parturient Mothers Cares, Anthelmintic, Family Planning, Nutrition, Vaccination and NID, Anemia Prevention, Drinking Water and Sanitation, Reproductive Healthcares, Knowledge on Epidemic, Pandemic and Chronic diseases and Child Marriage Prevention are in stance, which have positive impact on living standard.

 

Statistics on Public Health Related Activities in 2020-21:

Antenatal and Postnatal care 8,381 People
Anthelmintic Activities 69,993 People
Family Planning 71,488 Families
Nutrition Related Activities 14,661 Families
Extended Vaccination and NID 3,004 (1,154 Children and 1,850 Pregnant Women)
Anemia Prevention 94,612 Families
Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation 94,612 Families