Primary Eye Care Center

Facility Identification

Division: Rangpur

District: Gaibandha

District Code: 32

Facility Type: Non Government Hospital

Establishment Year: 2008

Type of Hospital: Eye Hospital

Category: Primary level Hospital

Funding: the facility get funding from Andre Hilfe and also from Gausul Azam BNSB Eye Hospital for their eye care project. They also get funding for the subsidy of poor patients’ treatment cost. Annually they get new budget from Gausul Azam BNSB Eye Hospital.

Patient Information

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

Average number of patients per day: 30

Payment Provided by: Andre Hilfe provide 80% of the total cost and the rest of the cost is paid by Gausul Azam BNSB Eye Hospital.

Equipments and Instruments

The facility has Patient Record Form.

Sl No Equipments Available Functioning Total Number
Available and observed Available but not observed Not Available Yes No Don’t Know
A Ophthalmic equipments
a Slit Lamp Yes Yes 1
b Schiotz Tonometer Yes Yes 1
c Direct Opthalmoscope Yes Yes 1
d 90D/70D Lens Yes Yes 1
e Color Vision Plates Yes Yes 1
f Occluder Yes Yes 1
B. Refraction Equipments
a Streak Retinoscopy Yes Yes 1
b Snellen vision chart Yes Yes 1
c Near vision chart Yes Yes 1
d Trial set with frame Yes Yes 1
e Mirror used in Refractive cubicle Yes
f Torchlight Yes Yes 3
C Medical apparatus
a Stethoscope Yes Yes 1
b BP machine Yes Yes 1
c Glucometer Yes
d First Aid Box Yes Yes 1
e Single Drum Surgical Autoclave Yes Yes 1

Human Resources

Ophthalmologist: 1(Comes twice a month from Dinajpur). By rotation, the doctors come to the facility for providing eye care services twice a month.

Ophthalmic Paramedics: 1

Name of the Ophthalmologists:

  1. Dr. Shahidul Islam
  2. Dr. T Jaman
  3. Dr. Wahida Begum
  4. Dr. Ansar Ali
  5. Dr. Atiqul Islam

Professional Degree: Diploma of the College of Optics

Professional Training: Diploma of the Community Ophthalmology

Professional Training Taken From: Chittagong