Satkhira Sadar Hospital

Facility Identification

Division: Khulna

District: Satkhira

District Code: 87

Facility Type: Government

Establishment Year: 1988

Type of Hospital: Mixed Hospital

Category: Secondary Level Hospital

Size of the Hospital: 3 acres

Patient Information

Average number of patients per day: 100

Patient number in last year: 30000

Payment Provided by: Government

Equipments and Instruments

Government provides all the instruments and equipments

Sl No




Total Number

Available and observed Available but not observed Not Available Yes No Don’t Know
a Slit Lamp   yes yes 3
b Schiotz Tonometer   yes yes 1
c Direct Opthalmoscope   yes yes 1
d Indirect Opthalmoscope   yes yes 1
e 90 D lens   yes yes 1
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 2
n Near vision testing(Jaeger or Snellen)   yes yes 1
o Streak Retinoscope   yes yes 2
p Trial Frame and trial case   yes yes 1
q Prism bar     yes
r Refractometer   yes yes 1
s A-scan   yes yes 1
t Keratometer   yes yes 1
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 1
b PHACO Machine   yes 1
c Automated Vitrectomy     yes
d Bipolar Cautery     yes
e Steam Autoclave   yes yes 1
f Flash/Speed Autoclave   yes yes 1
g Suction Machine   yes
h Oxygen Cylinder with nasal canula     yes
i Endotracheal intubation     yes
j Ambu bag     yes
k Laryngoscope   yes yes 1
l BP Machine   yes   yes 1
m Stethoscope   yes   yes 1
Surgical Instruments
o Cataract surgical sets   yes   yes   2
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
b Rimless & Supraframes grooving machine     yes
c Lensometer   yes yes 1
d Trial set (Manual power check)     yes

Human Resources

Total Human Resources: 8

Senior Ophthalmologist: 1

Junior Ophthalmologist: 2

Refractionist: 2

Outpatient Nurse:2

From general unit theatre nurse and ward nurses come here if needed.

Name of the Ophthalmologists: 1. Dr. Amol Biswas

2. Dr. Provakor Majumder

3. Masud Reza

Professional Degree: Diploma in Ophthalmology, MS, FCPS

Professional Training: Micro surgery for 1 month

Service Area

This hospital provides diagnosis services.

Provided Services:

1. Refractive Error

2. Cataract

3. Glaucoma

4. Trauma

5. Lacrimal Surgery

Referral System: They refer their patients to the specialized hospitals like NIO and Khulna Medical College Hospital for complicated cases.  Especially for the surgical strabismus, disorder of Retina and Vitreous and complicated pediatric cases they mainly refer patients to specialized hospitals.

Number of Cataract Operation in last 2 weeks: 40

Workload Estimation

Number of Bed: 250

Effective Days for providing services: 285

Surgery per year: 750

Patients per year in outdoor: 41000

New patients per day: 80


They have OT and OPD, IPP including medical records. They have 8 dedicated beds for eye department. In the operation theatre doctors operates thrice a week and the average number of operation is 25. Size of the operation theatre is 200 sq ft. According to them their hospital’s cleanliness is good and they do not have continuous water, gas and electricity supplies.