Primary Health Care

Primary Health Care

SRD works through its health projects to provide primary health care services that are the cornerstone of health services in any health system and include many services, including early detection of diseases, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and promotion of healthy behaviors in addition to reproductive health services for women and family planning services.

SRD provides Primary Health Care through PHC Centers, Mobile Clinics to cover remote areas where health services are weak, in addition to referring to primary and secondary health care centers or protection centers.

SRD has also committed to providing vaccinations such as “measles, polio, rubella, hepatitis and others” in its facilities or within the referral pathways in coordination with other vaccination agencies, in line with the recommendations and guidelines of the World Health Organization.

Outpatient Delivery Services

Same-day services that include consultations and follow-up visits with primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare providers offered to the patient.

Communicable Diseases (CD)Management

PHC services available in communities have increased the prevalence of CDs. Given their severe implications and consequences if left untreated, contagious nature and ability to transform into an epidemic in a short amount of time, the CDs that SRD has prioritized through prevention, diagnosis and treatment include Leishmaniasis, Cholera, Measles, Tuberculosis, Upper/Lower Respiratory Infections (RTI), Acute and Watery Diarrhea and Sexually-Transmitted Infections (STI).

Non-Communicable Disease Management (NCD)

SRD is focused on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of NCDs which are chronic in nature, or long-term and slow to progress. The 4 main types of NCDs are cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancers and respiratory diseases.

Immunization Services

Services that must be offered to children to ensure immunity and resistance to infectious diseases. SRD has committed to providing immunizations—such as Measles, Polio, Rubella, Hepatitis, Tetanus Vaccine, and others—at its facilities or ensure referral pathways in coordination with other immunization bodies in line with the World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations and guidelines.

Sexual and Reproductive Health Services

SRD Providing comprehensive SRH services for women through the provision of pre-care services Childbirth, periodic infant check-ups, postpartum or abortion services, and family planning services. SRD provided SRH services through SRH Clinics, SRH Outreach Mobile Clinics.
At the SRH Clinics, specialized reproductive and pediatric care including OB/GYN, antenatal, postnatal, neonatal, labor and delivery, emergency obstetric, family planning and referral services.
At SRH Mobile Clinics, trained staff members conduct awareness sessions focusing on critical family planning issues including pregnancy, contraceptives, breastfeeding, postnatal care, the recognition, treatment and prevention of SGBV, the prevention and treatment of Sexually-Transmitted Infections (STIs) and the promotion of routine OB/GYN visits.

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SRD’s Primary Health Care (PHC) services extend to men, women, and children alike through 18 fixed and 18 mobile health clinics that emphasize the prevention and management of acute and chronic conditions, in addition to 18 pharmaceutical distribution sites. SRD Continues to manage the Primary Health Care (PHC) Network in Idlib, northern Syria as led by the World Health Organization2 and SRD as the co-lead agency. With numerous health agencies collaborating within the PHC Network, a referral pathway exists between health care facilities to enhance coordination mechanisms and form linkages between service providers in order to ensure access for patients. The PHC Network allows providers to utilize the Essential Health Service Package (EHSP), which guarantees patients receive the utmost quality in health care services.

Key States 2020

909,523 Services

Number of Services provided by SRD’s PHCs in Syria. 

18 Fixed Clinics

Number of fixed Primary Health Care Clinics  are Supported by SRD  through 2020 in Syria.

18 Mobile Clinics

Number of Mobile Primary Health Care Clinics  are Supported by SRD  through 2020 in Syria.

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