Abstract Objects:The study objective was to ascertain the extent to which the need for primary health

care services among slum women is being met through existing facilities. Method: This descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted in Dhaka city .The study population included ever-married females and widow, divorced aged(15–49) years. In order to conduct the research, study area was selected purposively. But it was huge population. There were 420 families and total population was 5100 contained both males (2300) and females (2800). So. Universe of the study among total women population was 2800. Data for the study were collected through exit interview sheudle . chi square test analyses were done. Setting; Location of the study site was “Babupara slum” at Nilkhet and “Gojmohal slum” at Hajaribagh in Dhaka city . Whole area of ‘Nawabgonj slum at Lalbagh .. Results: 72% of slum women - interviewed were sick at the time of data collection. 54% of deliveries were conducted on the slum .seventy -six percent of the slum women reported that their children aged less than 5 years had more than one symptom associated with acute respiratory infection during the last 2 weeks. Thirty-seven per cent of the females interviewed reported that their accompanied children had diarrhoea. A few slum –women sought services for their health problems, and most went to the nearest pharmacy and to mobile clinics run by a non-governmental organization at night. Eighty-four per cent of the female slum -dwellers used open space for their defecation. Conclution: The slum women are extremely vulnerable in terms of their health needs and health-care-seeking behaviors. There is no health service delivery mechanism targeting this group of people. Although the health, nutrition and population sector programme of Bangladesh designed programmes to ensure equitable essential services to all, this group of people was not targeted. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and private sectors should, thus, should

Mobile and static clinics at night for slum women may be potential progames.focus future programmes to meet the needs of this extremely vulnerable group. .

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