Swadesh Hospital

Facility Identification

Division: Dhaka

District: Mymensingh

District Code: 61

Facility Type: Private Hospital

Establishment Year: 2008

Type of Hospital: Mixed

Category: Secondary Level Hospital

Patient Information

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

Average number of patients per day: 30-40 (only eye)

Patient number in last year: 14000

Payment Provided by: Patients

Equipments and Instruments

They import their equipments and instruments from foreign countries when needed.

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 1
b Schiotz Tonometer Yes Yes 1
c Direct Opthalmoscope Yes Yes 1
d Indirect Opthalmoscope Yes Yes 2
e 90 D lens Yes Yes 2
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
n Near vision testing(Jaeger or Snellen) Yes
o Streak Retinoscope Yes
p Trial Frame and trial case Yes
q Prism bar Yes Yes 1
r Refractometer Yes
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 Yes 1
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 Yes 2
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 2
m Stethoscope Yes Yes 2
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
b Rimless & Supraframes grooving machine Yes Yes 1
c Lensometer Yes Yes 1
d Trial set (Manual power check) Yes Yes 1

Human Resources

Total Human Resources: 53

Senior Ophthalmologist: 2

Junior Ophthalmologist: 1

Refractionist: 1

Outpatient Nurse: 34 (For the whole hospital)

Ward Nurse: 4

Theatre Nurse: 2

Name of the Ophthalmologist: 1. Dr. Saiful Islam, Mymensingh Medical College

  1. Dr. Ismail Hossain, Mymensingh Medical College

Professional Degree: Diploma of the College of Optics, FCPS

Professional Training: Intraocular lens implant-1 month

Administrative Human Resources:

Administrator: 1

House keeper: 2

Cleaner: 2

Driver: 1

Security Staff: 2

Record keeping System: both in Papers and in Computers

Service Area

This hospital provides diagnosis services.

Provided Services:

  1. Refractive Error
  2. Cataract
  3. Glaucoma
  4. Trauma

Referral System: They refer their patients to the specialized hospitals for complicated cases. They refer their patients to other hospitals mainly for the treatment of surgical strabismus, disorder of retina and vitrous and complicated pediatric cases.

Number of Cataract Operation in last 2 weeks: 2-3

Workload Estimation

Number of Beds in Hospital: 40

Effective Days for providing services: 365

Surgery per year: 250-300

Outdoor patients per year: 12000

New patients per day: 25


The facility has OT, OPD, IPP including medical records, Optical shop and medical shop. For the eye department they have 1 ward consisting of 5 beds. They have continuous supply of water/gas and electricity supply and their cleanliness is good.