BIRDEM General Hospital 2 (Child And Mother)

18 Years in service
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1/A Segun Bagicha Road, Dhaka, 1000, Bangladesh
The Diabetic Association of Bangladesh was established on 28 February 1956 in Dhaka at the initiative of the late National Professor Dr M Ibrahim (1911-1989) and a group of social workers, philanthropists, physicians and civil servants. The Association started an out-patient clinic in 1957 in a small semipermanent structure of about 380 sq ft at Segun Bagicha, Dhaka. Over the years, the clinic has turned into a diabetes care and research complex at Shahbag, Dhaka, a highrise building which, after the demise of Prof M Ibrahim in 1989, has been renamed as the Ibrahim Memorial Diabetes Centre. The comprehensive health care delivery to a vast number of diabetic all over the country is well recognized as a unique program of the Diabetic Association of Bangladesh (BADAS). The Association executes this program primarily through its central institute called the Bangladesh Institute of Research & Rehabilitation in Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders (BIRDEM). The Institute has the largest diabetic Out-Patient turnover in the world under a single roof and it has about 650 bed In-Patient hospital with all modern disciplines of medicine. Through its Academy BIRDEM conducts the largest number of postgraduate courses in the private sector. It is now offering 14 Postgraduate Courses/Diplomas in basic to clinical disciplines and it has also become a leading research institute in biomedical sciences with recognition by WHO as the Regional Collaborating Centre on Research in the Prevention and Control of Diabetes. This is reflected in the recognition of BIRDEM by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a Collaborating Center for Research on Prevention and Control of Diabetes. The Project Mohila and Shishu Diabetes Endocrine and Metabolic Hospital, Segunbagicha, Dhaka was approved by the ECNEC. BIRDEM has 6 out-patients, 28 In-patient, 6 Laboratory and 10 Research and Academy departments.