Dhaka Shishu Hospital
Dhaka Shishu Hospital has been the pioneer in providing child health care services in Bangladesh and is the largest children’s hospital in the country.
Currently, it is a 560 bed hospital which offers a full range of clinical services to children nationwide. Supported by a team of highly qualified Paediatric consultants and a proficient group of technical staff. The hospital always strives to provide comprehensive medical services to its patrons.
Always driven by the motivation of providing even more enhanced and state-of-the -art clinical services for children, Dhaka Shishu Hospital is at the phase of expansion of its clinical services by elaborating the existing departments and establishing newer ones as well as opening up branches to other divisional cities nationwide along with two more
branches in Dhaka as per encouragement by the honorable Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina . Recently we have expanded the Paediatric Cardiology facilities. DSH has also started the construction of a 9 storied new building under “ Expansion of Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital” project.
presently there is on average 700-800 patients attending the OPD. Dhaka Shishu Hospital is a service- oriented, non- profit children hospital at national level. This hospital is dedicated to provide comprehensive health care to the sick children irrespective of their socio-economic status. Dhaka Shishu Hospital is the place for postgraduate training in Paediatrics and is recognized by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), the University of Dhaka and Bangladesh Collage of Physicians and Surgeons(BCPS).
Dhaka Shishu Hospital is a national referral centre for Paediatric patients which provides primary, secondary and tertiary care to thousands of children each year .This hospital has commendable services of Paediatric Medicine with all it’s subspeciality including Paediatric Surgery and Critical Care.
Bangladesh Institute of Childe Health
BICH is the academic wing of Dhaka Shishu Hospital. It was established on 30 January 1983. It is affiliated with Dhaka University, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mijib Medical University (BSMMU) and Bangladesh Collage of Physicians and surgeons (BCPS), conducts different courses like DCH,FCPS, MD/MS in Paediatrics , Bsc in Health Technology . It also conducts different sub-specialty courses like FCPS Neonatology, FCPS Haematology & Oncology and FCPS Nephrology, BICH organizes different training programmes like 3 month certificate course in Paediatrics, 15 day’s intensive course for MCPS, IMCI training and Palli Shishu Chikitshak training. It established Basic Science Department in the year 2006. It is going to start Diploma in Paediatric Nursing very soon.
Dhaka Shishu Hospital is also proudly associated with ICDDR,B Institute of Child Health (ICH) London, Royal Hospital for sick Children , Edinburgh and Johns Hopkins University in the USA to provide collaborative child Healthcare and has gained notable appreciation at national and international levels upholding an excellent reputation in providing sophisticated professional child healthcare service.