Shaheed Suhrawardi Medical College and Hospital

Facility Identification

Division: Dhaka

District: Dhaka

District Code: 26

Facility Type: Government Hospital

Establishment Year: 1964

Type of Hospital: Mixed Hospital

Category: Secondary Level Hospital

Size: 20 acres

Patient Information

All kinds of patients come here for the treatment of their eyes.

Average number of patients per day: 70 (only eye)

Payment Provided by: Government

Equipments and Instruments

The hospital gets the equipments 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
c Direct Opthalmoscope Yes Yes
d Indirect Opthalmoscope Yes 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 Yes
p Trial Frame and trial case Yes 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 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
b PHACO Machine Yes
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
m Stethoscope Yes Yes
Surgical Instruments
o Cataract surgical sets Yes
p DCR set Yes
q Chalazion I/C set Yes 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: 12

Senior Ophthalmologist: 4

Junior Ophthalmologist: 3

Ward Nurse: 2

Theatre Nurse: 2

Professional Degree: Diploma in Ophthalmology, MS, FCPS

Professional Training: Cataract Surgery-.5 month

Training got from: Kolkata

Administrative Human Resources:

Administrator: 1

Record keeping system: 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 specialized hospitals like NIO for disorder of retina and vitrous and complicated pediatric cases. To follow up their patients they ask their patients to revisit the hospital.

They have CME program.

Workload Estimation

Total Bed: 875

Effective Days for providing services: 300 days

Surgery per year: 400

Outdoor patients per year: 15500


The hospital has OT, OPD, IPP including medical records. Size of the operation theatre is 400 sq ft. the hospital has two wards for eye department, one is for male which contains 10 beds and one is for female consisted of 5 beds. The hospital has water, electricity and gas supply and their cleanliness is so so.