THE NEW CONSTRUCTION OF KALBEED PHC HAS OPENED ITS DOORS TO SERVE THE SYRIAN PEOPLE IN THE NORTHWEST REGION.
Since 2017, Kalbeed Center has provided comprehensive and integrated primary health care services to about 15 camps and residential compounds in Idlib’s northern countryside, making it one of the most important PHC facilities in the region. As the number of displaced people in northwestern Syria increased, it was essential to strengthen and expand the scope of health care. The HIHFAD just opened a new integrated facility with the goal of improving the quality of medical services.
The new centre includes 14 rooms, improving its capacity to treat patients with the most serious health needs, whether they are IDPs or HCs, resulting in better access to life-saving primary health care from qualified medical personnel. It also serves about 3300 people every month from the Kalbeed and surrounding camps, including displaced people of various genders (men, women, and children), as well as people with impairments.
Many services are provided at the center, including internal medicine clinics, gynecological and reproductive health clinic services for gynecological treatment diseases, monitoring malnutrition instances, and monitoring cases of malnutrition in children and pregnant, lactating women under the supervision of a nutritionist, as well as delivering community health education, Psychosocial support services to the most vulnerable groups, such as children, adolescents, and people with disabilities, in order to alleviate their suffering.
Also, there are treatment and follow-up services for patients with chronic diseases (hypertension, diabetes, asthma, etc.) in addition to writing the monthly prescription for their medications and nursing services, additionally, the center contains ambulance services that are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, lab unit services and referral system to other hospitals.