Health Services

URB Field Research/Service Center

The URB community medical center in Araihazar provides primary health care, chronic disease surveillance, non-communicable disease identification, maternal and child health care, dental health care, and eye care to the local community. Each day, URB physicians provide outpatient care to 120-150 individuals, including clinical advice, prescription, subsidized medications and basic diagnostic services. The center occupies over 18,000 square feet of space including outpatient and inpatient facilities, wet and dry laboratory facilities, imaging facilities, freezer and equipment rooms, as well administrative offices. In addition to the main Araihazar Center, URB maintains satellite research and clinic facilities in other areas based on project needs.

Health Education

URB team members organize regular health education events in the community as well as at the URB medical center, which are attended by both research study participants and non-participants. The URB team also provides training to village health workers who in turn can run small group sessions in their respective communities.

Screening and Preventive Services

URB undertakes initiatives for providing screening tests to community members for a variety of NCDs, including cancer. In addition, various preventive care services are provided, including regular health check-ups and patient counseling through health education. These activities help prevent illnesses, disease, and other health problems, and help detect illness at an early stage when treatment is likely to work best.

Maternity Services

the community medical center provide antenatal and postnatal care for pregnant women by trained staff in fully equipped facilities.

Clinical Services

The URB community medical center in Araihazar provides clinical care for NCDs, maternal and child health, dental health, and eye disease to the local community. Each day, URB physicians provide outpatient care to 120-150 individuals, including clinical advice, prescription, subsidized medications and basic diagnostic services. The center occupies over 36,000 sq-ft of space, including outpatient and inpatient facilities, wet and dry laboratory facilities, imaging facilities, freezer and equipment rooms as well administrative offices. In addition to the main Araihazar Center, URB maintains satellite research and clinic facilities in other areas based on project needs.