Rahima Chokkhu Hospital

Facility Identification

Division: Dhaka

District:  Dhaka

District Code: 26

Facility Type:  Private

Establishment Year: 2009

Type of Hospital: Mixed

Category: Secondary Level Hospital

Has separate operation theatre/ bed for eye care services

Patient Information

Both male and female patients come here to take treatment.

Average number of patients per day: 10

Patient number in last year: 2500

Payment Provided by: Patient

Equipments and Instruments

The hospital exports the equipments and instruments when needed.

Sl No




Total Number

Available and observed Available but not observed Not Available Yes No Don’t Know
a Slit Lamp yes yes 1
b Schiotz Tonometer   yes
c Direct Opthalmoscope   yes
d Indirect Opthalmoscope yes
e 90 D lens yes yes 1
f 20 D lens yes   yes 1
g Gonioprism yes   yes 1
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 1
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 1
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
e B-Scan yes   yes
C OT  
a Operating Microscope with co-axial illumination & focus control   yes
b PHACO Machine yes yes 1
c Automated Vitrectomy   yes
d Bipolar Cautery yes
e Steam Autoclave   yes
f Flash/Speed Autoclave   yes
g Suction Machine   yes
h Oxygen Cylinder with nasal canula   yes
i Endotracheal intubation   yes
j Ambu bag   yes
k Laryngoscope   yes
l BP Machine yes   yes 1
m Stethoscope   yes
Surgical Instruments
o Cataract surgical sets   yes  
p DCR set   yes  
q Chalazion I/C set yes
r Enucleation and Evisceration set yes
D Optical dispensing instruments  
a Manual Edging set yes   yes 1
b Rimless & Supraframes grooving machine     yes
c Lensometer   yes
d Trial set (Manual power check)     yes

Human Resources

Total Human Resources: 19

Senior Ophthalmologist: 01

Refractionist: 01

Ward Nurse: 01

Theatre Nurse: 01

Professional Degree: Diploma in Ophthalmology

They got training from Stat University and Kumudini Hospital

Administrative Human Resources:

Administrator: 07

Administrative Support Staff: 01

House Keeper: 01

Cleaner: 02

Driver: 01

Security Staff: 01

Biomedical/ Equipment Technician: 01

Counselor: 01

Record keeping System:  in papers

Service Area

Provided Services:

1. Refractive Error

2. Cataract

3. Glaucoma

Referral System: They refer their patients to the specialized hospitals for the complicated cases i.e. complicated pediatric cases. They don’t supervise the primary eye care centers and they don’t have any CME program. They follow up their patients and make the managements for sending patients elsewhere for complicated cases.

Number of Cataract Operation in 2 weeks:

Workload Estimation

Number of Bed: 10

Effective Days for providing services: 300 days

Surgery per year: 900

Patients in outdoor per year: 2500

New patients per day: 10

Bed for Eye: 10


They have OT and OPD, IPP including medical records, optical shop and medical shop. They have uninterrupted water, gas and electricity supply and their cleanliness is very good.