Jamalpur Sadar Hospital

Facility Identification

Division: Dhaka

District: Jamalpur

District Code: 39

Facility Type: Government Hospital

Establishment Year: 1995

Type of Hospital: Mixed Hospital

Category: Primary Level Hospital (For Eye Care Service)

Size of the Hospital: The hospital have it’s own land. 4 Acre

Funding: The Hospital run its activity by govt fund.

Patient Information

Patient Type: All types of patients from different ages visit the hospital.

Average number of patients per day: 75

Patient number in last year: Less than 1000-5000

Payment Provided by: Patients and Government

Equipments and Instruments

By calling tender they buy their instruments through Government policy.

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 4
b Schiotz Tonometer Yes Yes 2
c Direct Opthalmoscope Yes Yes 1
d Indirect Opthalmoscope Yes Yes 1
e 90 D lens Yes Yes 2
f 20 D lens Yes
g Gonioprism Yes
h Bjerum’s screen Yes Yes 2
i Hess chart screen Yes Yes 2
j Material for diplopia chart Yes Yes 1
k Red green goggles Yes
m Snellen test type Yes Yes 1
n Near vision testing(Jaeger or Snellen) Yes Yes 2
o Streak Retinoscope Yes Yes 1
p Trial Frame and trial case Yes
q Prism bar Yes
r Refractometer Yes Yes 1
s A-scan Yes
t Keratometer 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 Yes 1
e B-Scan Yes
C OT  
a Operating Microscope with co-axial illumination & focus control Yes Yes 1
b PHACO Machine Yes
c Automated Vitrectomy Yes
d Bipolar Cautery Yes Yes 1
e Steam Autoclave Yes Yes 1
f Flash/Speed Autoclave Yes Yes 1
g Suction Machine Yes
h Oxygen Cylinder with nasal canula Yes Yes 2
i Endotracheal intubation Yes
j Ambu bag Yes
k Laryngoscope Yes
l BP Machine Yes Yes 4
m Stethoscope Yes Yes 4
Surgical Instruments
o Cataract surgical sets Yes Yes 2
p DCR set Yes Yes 2
q Chalazion I/C set Yes Yes 1
r Enucleation and Evisceration set Yes Yes 1
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: 16

Senior Ophthalmologist: 1

Junior Ophthalmologist: 2

Refractionist: 1


Outpatient Nurse: 2

Ward Nurse: 5

Theatre Nurse: 2

Professional Degree: Diploma in Ophthalmology

Administrative Human Resources:

Administrator: 1

Eye Camp Coordinator: 2

Administrative support staff: 2

House Keeper: 4

Cleaner: 4

Driver: 2

Security Staff: 5

Biomedical/Equipment Technician: 1

Counselor: 2

Record keeping System: Papers

Service Area

This hospital provides diagnosis services.

Provided Services:

  1. Refractive Error
  2. Cataract

Referral System

They refer their patients to the specialized hospitals like NIO for complicated cases. Especially for the surgical strabismus, disorder of Retina and Vitreous and complicated Pediatric Cases they mainly refer patients to specialized hospitals. But they do not do anything to send the patients to the referred organizations. They mainly do follow up to the patients through follow up visit.

Number of Cataract Operation in last 2 weeks: 78

Workload Estimation

Number of Beds in Hospital: 48

Effective Days for providing services: 365

Surgery per year: 10900

Patients per year in outdoor: 47450

New patients per day: 130


They do not have OT and OPD, IPP including medical records, optical shop and medical shop facility. They have 2 wards and 20 dedicated beds for eye department. And the average number of operation is 2 per day in this hospital. According to them their hospital’s cleanliness is not so good and they do not have continuous water and electricity or gas supply.