Shahed Samsuddin Ahmed Hospital

Facility Identification

Division: Sylhet

District: Sylhet

District Code: 91

Facility Type: Government Hospital

Type of Hospital: Mixed Hospital

Category: Secondary Level Hospital

Patient Information

All kinds of patients come here for the treatment of their eyes especially for retina, glaucoma, orbit, cornea etc.

Average patients per day: 150

Payment provided by: Government

Equipments and Instruments

The hospital exports equipments and instruments from abroad.

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 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 Yes
m Snellen test type Yes Yes
n Near vision testing(Jaeger or Snellen) Yes
o Streak Retinoscope Yes Yes
p Trial Frame and trial case Yes Yes
q Prism bar Yes Yes
r Refractometer Yes Yes
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
e B-Scan Yes Yes
C OT  
a Operating Microscope with co-axial illumination & focus control Yes Yes
b PHACO Machine Yes Yes
c Automated Vitrectomy Yes
d Bipolar Cautery Yes
e Steam Autoclave Yes Yes
f Flash/Speed Autoclave Yes
g Suction Machine Yes
h Oxygen Cylinder with nasal canula Yes
i Endotracheal intubation Yes Yes
j Ambu bag Yes
k Laryngoscope Yes
l BP Machine Yes
m Stethoscope Yes
Surgical Instruments
o Cataract surgical sets Yes Yes
p DCR set Yes Yes
q Chalazion I/C set Yes Yes
r Enucleation and Evisceration set Yes Yes
D Optical dispensing instruments  
a Manual Edging set Yes
b Rimless & Supraframes grooving machine Yes
c Lensometer Yes Yes
d Trial set (Manual power check) Yes

Human Resources

Total Human Resources: 1

Senior Ophthalmologist: 1

Name of the Ophthalmologist: 1. Dr. M A Aziz Chowdhury

Professional Training: Diploma in Ophthalmology, Diploma of the College of Optics, MS

Administrative Human Resources:

There is no specific human resources for the eye department, but the hospital administration helps the eye department to function it smoothly.

Administrator: 2

House keeper: 2

Cleaner: 1

Driver: 2

Security Staff: 5

Biomedical/Equipment Technician: 1

Record keeping system: Both in papers and computers.

Service Area

  1. Retina
  2. Glaucoma
  3. Cornea
  4. Orbit
  5. Neuro
  6. Low vision

Other Activities

  1. Research
  2. Eye Bank
  3. Pathology and Clinical Biochemistry
  4. Opticals and Medicals

Patient Types and Registered Patients

New and old two types of patients come here to take the treatment and the ratio of the new and old patient is 6:4. The patients come from different areas.

Systems and Procedures

  1. Clinical protocol and Guidelines
  2. Clinical Audit
  3. Referral network with other hospital
  4. HMIS
  5. Counseling Section
  6. HR Policy
  7. Color coded waste management

Space Management

The hospital has one reception room. It has cubicles for fellows and medical officers. The hospital has its own counseling room.

Eye Bank - Equipments and Instruments

Sl No Equipments Available Functioning Total Number
Available and observed Available but not observed Not Available Yes No Don’t Know
A Refrigerators – 260 liter capacity (Frost Free) Yes Yes
B Topcon Slit lamp Yes Yes
C Laminar Air Flow hoods Yes Yes
D Enucleation sets Yes Yes
E Excision sets Yes Yes
F Specular Microscope – Konan EKA-10 with software Yes
G Autoclave Yes
H Stainless Steel Bins/Trays Yes Yes
I U.V. lamps with fittings 4 sets Yes Yes
J Thermometer Yes Yes
K Computer with printer Yes Yes
L Furniture’s & Filing cabinets Yes Yes
M Air – Conditioning (1.0 T) Yes Yes
N Room Partition work Yes Yes
O Blood testing equipments for serology Yes Yes