Chittagong General Hospital

Facility Identification

Division: Chittagong

District: Chittagong

District Code: 15

Facility Type: Government Hospital

Establishment Year: 1944

Type of Hospital: Mixed Hospital

Category: Secondary Level Hospital

Size: 10 acres

Patient Information

All kinds of patients come here for the eye care service.

Patients per day: 70

Total patients in last year: 20000

Payment Provided by: Government

Equipments and Instruments

The hospital gets equipments and instruments as donation from government.

Sl No Equipments Available Functioning Total Number
Available and observed Available but not observed Not Available Yes No Don’t Know
a Slit Lamp Yes Yes
b Schiotz Tonometer Yes Yes
c Direct Opthalmoscope Yes Yes
d Indirect Opthalmoscope Yes
e 90 D lens Yes
f 20 D lens Yes
g Gonioprism Yes
h Bjerum’s screen Yes
i Hess chart screen Yes
j Material for diplopia chart Yes
k Red green goggles Yes
m Snellen test type Yes Yes
n Near vision testing(Jaeger or Snellen) Yes
o Streak Retinoscope Yes
p Trial Frame and trial case Yes
q Prism bar Yes
r Refractometer Yes
s A-scan Yes Yes
t Keratometer Yes Yes
B Advancer secondary eye care  
a FFA including Fundus camera Yes
b YAG Laser with slit lamp adapter Yes
c Laser unit for retinal coagulation Yes
d Exophthalmometer Yes
e B-Scan Yes
C OT  
a Operating Microscope with co-axial illumination & focus control Yes Yes
b PHACO Machine Yes
c Automated Vitrectomy Yes
d Bipolar Cautery Yes
e Steam Autoclave Yes Yes
f Flash/Speed Autoclave Yes Yes
g Suction Machine Yes Yes
h Oxygen Cylinder with nasal canula Yes Yes
i Endotracheal intubation Yes Yes
j Ambu bag Yes Yes
k Laryngoscope Yes Yes
l BP Machine Yes Yes
m Stethoscope Yes Yes
Surgical Instruments
o Cataract surgical sets Yes Yes
p DCR set Yes Yes
q Chalazion I/C set Yes
r Enucleation and Evisceration set Yes
D Optical dispensing instruments  
a Manual Edging set Yes
b Rimless & Supraframes grooving machine Yes
c Lensometer Yes
d Trial set (Manual power check) Yes Yes


Human Resources

Total Human Resources: 8

Senior Ophthalmologist: 1

Junior Ophthalmologist: 1

Ward Nurse: 2

Theatre Nurse: 2

Professional Degree: Diploma in Ophthalmology, MS, FCPS

Administrative Human Resources:

House keeper: 1

Cleaner: 1

Record keeping system: Both in Papers.

Service Area

  1. Refractive Error
  2. Cataract
  3. Glaucoma
  4. Trauma
  5. Lacrimal Surgery
  6. Medical Strabismus

Referral System: If needed they refer their patients to the specialized hospitals for the complicated cases i.e. surgical strabismus, disorder of retina and vitrous and complicated pediatric cases. They follow up their patients regularly.

Cataract operations in last 2 weeks: 8

Workload Estimation

Number of Bed: 250

Effective Days for providing services: 290 days

Surgery per year: 290

Outdoor patients per year: 20000

New patients per day: 60


They have OT, OPD, IPP including medical records and optical shop. In the theatre area operations take place twice a week and the size of the theatre is 300 sq ft. the hospital has 1 dedicated ward including 4 beds for the eye department. It has uninterrupted water, gas and electricity supply and its cleanliness is good.