Based on extensive survey and analysis conducted on the healthcare needs of its clients and community, Shakti Foundation has launched health centers named Shakti Medical Care Center (SMCC). Each SMCC is within a 20-kilometer radius of 4-5 microfinance branches and caters specifically to the needs of clients based in that vicinity. The following primary health care services are being currently provided:
Consultation with Medical Assistants/Paramedics
Video consultation with multi-specialist doctors
First level treatment of diabetes, hypertension, respiratory problems
Vaccination (Hepatitis B, Pneumonia, Influenza, Cervical Cancer)
Pregnancy related care
Blood Sugar Test
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Ag-RDT Covid 19 Test
Dengue Test (NS1)
Urine Test for Sugar & Albumin
Hemoglobin (Hb) test
Quality medicine sold at discounted prices
Sale of non-medical commodities like sanitary napkins at affordable prices
3,897 Hepatitis-B Vaccinations
3,897 Free Consultations
38,125 Sanitary Napkins Distributed
To uphold Shakti’s commitment to the health security of its members, the organization has created a special Health Grant. This grant provides members with financial assistance for complex surgeries and catastrophic illnesses like cancer, heart diseases, stroke, etc.
713 Health Grants made in 2022
৳78.5 Lakh of funding made available
We are conducting free medical camps across the nation to enhance the community access to basic health care services. These camps are conducted at Branch Health Corners and other working areas through satellite clinics, community gathering spots and social institutions
Shakti Foundation has launched a model pharmacy project based in Mirpur, Dhaka that specifically provides women-friendly services for female sexual health, hygiene and family planning. A team of female only pharmacists leads this intervention by facilitating a comfortable environment for women customers. The objectives of Shakti Pharma are:
- Sale of quality assured and fully unadulterated medicine, with free home delivery.
- Provide counselling on female reproductive health and hygiene
- Preservation of medicine and vaccines at proper and regulated temperature.
- Conduct basic health care service at reasonable price.
- Administer vaccine free of cost