http://www.suhrawardyhospital.gov.bd/ Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital History Of Advancement – Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital is one of the best Public And tertiary level Hospital in Bangladesh, situated at Sher-‐E-‐Bangla Nagar, the Center Of Capital, Dhaka. Most of the specialized Hospitals of Bangladesh are located near-‐by to this Hospital. And It is the birthplace of many of those; NICVD, NIO, NIMH, NITOR and NCCRF & HD. This hospital (Former Ayub Central Hospital) was planned to be established at Dhaka by the erstwhile central government of Pakistan as the only full-‐fledged general hospital with all modern medical facilities. • In July 1963, the scheme was proposed for 200 bedded general hospital and was approved by the then National Economic Council. • In 1964, the hospital started its journey to serve people. A two storied out patients department (OPD) was constructed over about 19.8 acres of land with outdoor facilities for pathology and Radiology as well as extension of its service for indoor patients, firstly with 5 beds and then with 25 beds. • In 1971-‐ During our Great liberation war, American philanthropic, Professor, R J Garst, came to Bangladesh as head of the missionary team to treat the war wounded freedom fighter. This great man organized a centre for treatment and rehabilitation for the wounded freedom fighter within this campus. • In 1972, After Independence of Bangladesh, It was re-‐named after the name of great patriotic and legend of democracy of this land, Late Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy as “Shaheed Suhrawardy Hospital”, and Government of Bangladesh sanctioned 75 indoor beds with OPD Services. • In 1993, a project profile was submitted for a 500-‐bedded hospital to be completed within 3 years. But considering the fund constrains the proposed Shaheed Suhrawardy Hospital was established with facilities for 300 beds in the first phase, and expanded in subsequent phases. • In 1997, 2nd December-‐ with new decoration and extended indoor facilities, then prime minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated new extension building behind the original, funded by Bangladesh Government & IOC with pathology, radiology and Causality service, as well as 375-‐bedded indoor facilities. http://www.suhrawardyhospital.gov.bd/ Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital • In 2005-‐ 4th October: A meeting of planning committee of MOH & FW primarily took the following decisions; Establish a new medical College in the Shaheed Suhrawardy Hospital Campus, and admit 100 students for MBBS course in the academic year of 2005-‐ 2006. • 2006-‐ 26th February, MOH & FW consented to start SSH Medical College academic year / session in 2006-‐2007. • In April 2006, First batch of medical students were admitted, And at the same time The Medical College was renamed as “Begum Khaleda Zia Medical College” instead of the name after legend leader Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy. As the new name arose long debate, it was again re-‐named as “Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College”, as well as the Hospital as “Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital” In 2009. • In 2009-‐ ShaheedSuhrawardy Medical College Dental Unit started it’s Academic Session. • In 2012, 17th January Prime Minister sheikh Hasina inaugurated six-‐storied College Building next to emergency, south to the hospital. • Presently, Shaheed Suhrawardy Hospital is a 620-‐bedded Medical College hospital in Sher-‐E-‐Bangla Nagar, Dhaka with modern medical facilities including eighteen indoor departments and Outdoor services. About 1500-‐2000 patients are getting outpatient service daily from different departments, and the demand is rapidly increasing day by day. Supportive Services available here are: • Blood Bank, • Shandhani Blood Bank, • Social Welfare Service, • Child Developmental (Shishu Bikash)Service, • Leprosy Control Center, • OPD -‐ TB Control Clinic, • OPD -‐ Asthma Day Care Center. • OPD -‐ Breast Feeding Centre. • Physical Medicine / Physiotherapy service. There is a library for doctors and staffs; arrangements are being made for developing online linkage. Doctors' Club is situated in the first floor and doctors' Canteen is in the ground floor. There is also a mosque for staffs, visitors and patients in the ground floor. http://www.suhrawardyhospital.gov.bd/ Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital Recent On going developmental works: • Vertical Extension of Main Hospital Building to Accommodate 850 Patients-‐ 2012-‐13. • Starting of Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Dental Unit -‐ 2009. • Construction of Student and Intern doctor’s Hostel-‐ (Under Construction), 2009-‐ 2013. • Construction of Nursing Institute And Dormitory-‐2012-‐13 (Under Construction). • Boundary Wall (North And West Side) -‐ under Construction-‐ 2012-‐13. • Two new Operation Theater And Postoperative Wards (Under Construction)-‐ 2012-‐13. • ICU And Recovery ward (Under Construction)-‐ 2012-‐13. • Oxygen plant construction as well as Oxygen and medical gas line for whole Hospital-‐ 2012-‐13. • Causality service introduction-‐ 2010. • Establishment Of Biomedical Engineering Department-‐ Under Process. • Establishment Of Neuro-‐medicine And Neuro-‐surgery dpt.-‐2010. • Establishment Of Gastroenterology OPD Service-‐ 2010. • Establishment Of Respiratory Medicine Department-‐ 2011. • Establishment Of Burn, Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery Department-‐ 2012. • Establishment Of Urology And Nephrology Department-‐ 2011. • Establishment Of Doctors' Club-‐ 2011. • Establishment Of Sound system for whole Hospital-‐ 2011. • Establishment Of Digital Security Control System, as well as CCTV Monitoring system for whole Hospital-‐ 2011-‐12. • Establishment Of Optical Networking with Broadband Internet service for whole Hospital-‐ 2011-‐12. • Establishment Of Web-‐page for Hospital-‐ 2011: http://www.suhrawardyhospital.gov.bd/ • Establishment Of Full Automation and digitalization: 2012-‐ 13 (Under Construction). With fulfillment Of all these, because of its service and location, Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College is expected to be one of the best medical institute /Hospital of this country as well in Asia, and a good tertiary referral.