Victoria General Hospital

Facility Identification

Division: Dhaka

District: Narayanganj

District Code: 67

Facility Type: Government Hospital

Establishment Year: 1999

Type of Hospital: Mixed Hospital

Category: Secondary Level Hospital

Size: 1 acre

Funding: The hospital gets help from donor agency for eye care project, outreach program, infra structure, capacity building, instruments and funding for poor people.

Patient Information

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

Average number of patients per day: 100

Patient number in last year: 30000

Payment Provided by: Government

Equipments and Instruments

The hospital gets equipments and instruments 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 1
b Schiotz Tonometer Yes Yes 1
c Direct Opthalmoscope Yes Yes 1
d Indirect Opthalmoscope Yes
e 90 D lens Yes
f 20 D lens Yes Yes 1
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 Yes 2
o Streak Retinoscope Yes
p Trial Frame and trial case Yes Yes 1
q Prism bar Yes
r Refractometer Yes
s A-scan Yes
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
c Automated Vitrectomy Yes
d Bipolar Cautery Yes
e Steam Autoclave Yes Yes 1
f Flash/Speed Autoclave Yes 1
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 2
m Stethoscope Yes Yes 2
Surgical Instruments
o Cataract surgical sets Yes Yes 1
p DCR set Yes Yes 1
q Chalazion I/C set Yes Yes 1
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 1

Human Resources

Total Human Resources: 6

The hospital’s total human resource is 58 but for the eye department, they have 15 dedicated human resources for eye department.

Senior Ophthalmologist: 1

Outpatient Nurse: 1

Theatre Nurse: 1

Name of the Ophthalmologists: 1. Dr. Kibria Alam

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

Professional Training: Medical Retina-12 months

Got training from: India National Institute of Ophthalmology & Hospital

Administrative Human Resources:

Administrator: 1

Administrative Support Staff: 1

Cleaner: 1

Record keeping System: In papers

Service Area

Provided Services:

  1. Refractive Error
  2. Cataract
  3. Glaucoma
  4. Trauma
  5. Lacrimal Surgery

Referral System

They refer their patients to the specialized hospitals for complicated cases i.e. Surgical Strabismus, disorder of retina and vitreous and complicated pediatric cases. By providing transfer certificate they arrange the referral. They follow up their patients by maintaining prescription regularly.

Number of Cataract Operation in 2 weeks: 12

Workload Estimation

Number of Bed: 200

Effective Days for providing services: 365 days

Surgery per year: 400

Patients in outdoor per year: 36000

New patients per day: 60


They have OT and OPD, IPP including medical records, optical shop and medical shop. They have only two beds for the eye department. Size of the theatre area is 500 sq ft and the size of the office 100 sq ft. The hospital has uninterrupted supply of electricity/gas/water and their cleanliness is so.