Pabna Medical College and general hospital

Facility Identification

Division: Rajshahi

District: pabna

District Code: 76

Facility Type: Government Hospital

Establishment Year: 1967

Type of Hospital: Mixed Hospital

Category: Secondary Level Hospital

Size: 26 acre

Patient Information

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

Average number of patients per day: 45Patient number in last year: 15000

Payment Provided by: Goverment

Equipments and Instruments

The hospital gets equipments and instruments from Government.

Sl No




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
c Direct Opthalmoscope   yes yes 1
d Indirect Opthalmoscope     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 1
n Near vision testing(Jaeger or Snellen)   yes yes 1
o Streak Retinoscope   yes
p Trial Frame and trial case   yes yes 1
q Prism bar     yes
r Refractometer   yes yes 1
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
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
f Flash/Speed Autoclave     yes
g Suction Machine     yes
h Oxygen Cylinder with nasal canula   yes   yes 1
i Endotracheal intubation     yes
j Ambu bag   yes
k Laryngoscope   yes
l BP Machine   yes   yes 1
m Stethoscope   yes   yes 1
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 yes 1
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: 2

Senior Ophthalmologist: 2

The Hospital nurses work for the whole hospital and there is no specific nurses for the eye department.

Name of the Ophthalmologists: 1. Dr. Md.Sayful Islam (Sattar)

Professional Degree: Diploma in Ophthalmology ,MCPS,MS

Got training from: National Institute of Ophthalmology

Administrative Human Resources:

There is  no specific human resources for the eye department, the administration work for the whole hospital.

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 like National Institute of Ophthalmology and Rajshahi Medical College Hospital for complicated cases i.e. Surgical Strabismus, disorder of retina and vitreous and complicated pediatric cases. They arrange referral if needed and they follow up their patients if the patients revisit the hospital.

Number of Cataract Operation in 2 weeks: 08

Workload Estimation

Number of Bed: 250

Effective Days for providing services: 365 days

Surgery per year: 534

Patients in outdoor per year: 27500

New patients per day: 30


They have OT and OPD. They have only one ward which consists of eight  beds for the eye department. In the operation theater doctors operates twice a weeks.The hospital has uninterrupted supply of electricity/gas/water and their cleanliness is good.