Prof. Abu Zafar was Professor & Head Department of Surgery at BIRDEM General Hospital and Ibrahim Medical College, before joining Apollo Hospitals Dhaka. He worked at this Hospital in different capacities for last 18 years. He was trained in Ireland, Saudi Arabia, India and Japan in the field of Laparoscopic .
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I had a severe chest pain in the middle of the night and reached Apollo. My life was saved after primary angioplasty by the help of Apollo Hospital’s cardiology team.
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Generous Act Saves Life of a Young Man
Mahabub, a 17 year old young man came to Apollo Hospitals Dhaka on 3rd February, 2016 with history of stab injury and a primary surgery done in Chittagong following which his life was miserable. He visited Dr. SMG Kibria at Out-Patient Department and got admitted.
A Private Hospital’s Compassionate Approach Saves Life of a Construction Worker
Mr. Mizanur Rahman (22) is a young construction labor. On the evening of the 3rd of January, 2016, while Mizanur was working for a building inside Bashundhara Residential Area, he fell from height followed by an electric shock.
On Saturday June 18, 2016, Dr. Abu Jafar Mohammed Saleh, Consultant-Adult Haematology Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant of Apollo Hospitals Dhaka and his team conducted the 2nd successful autologous stem cell transplantation in Bangladesh independent of any external support and the patient was successfully discharged on 30th June 2016. “Autologous transplants, which is using the person’s own stem cells to replace stem cells damaged by chemotherapy, is an essential component of treatment for various haematological conditions, such as multiple myeloma, lymphoma and some forms of leukaemia,” explained Dr. Saleh “and here at Apollo Hospitals Dhaka, we offer it at the minimum cost, which is much lower than neighbouring countries, like India, Thailand and Singapore while ensuring th
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Mohammad Kamruzzaman, an active youth 25, working for Arinoba Plastic Industries Ltd had met with an accident in Dhaka on May 21 and was brought to Apollo hospitals Dhaka. He was travelling in a lorry with company goods when it had a head-on collision with another truck between Mirer Bazar and Kanchan Bridge on Dhaka Bypass Road. After investigation, it was imperative that he needed surgery to treat multiple fractures, however he had a rare blood group called Bombay Blood group which was incompatible with most types. Dr. Momtaz and her team from the blood bank of Apollo Hospitals Dhaka gave in their heart and soul to diagnose and source this rare blood group to save the life of this young man. His hemoglobin level dropped to 5.6 [normal amount of hemoglobin ranges between 13.5 to 15.5
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Bangalore, R. Basil is an Electrical Engineering graduate from the College of Engineering, Trivandrum who did his M. Tech in Power Systems Engineering from Cochin University of Science & Technology. Since then he has worked in three different sectors — Power Systems Engineering, Medical Systems and Healthcare Management. Before joining STS Holdings Ltd., Bangladesh, the parent company of Apollo Hospitals Dhaka as its Executive Director and CEO, he held various senior leadership positions such as Vice-President of Wipro-GE Medical Systems, Managing Director and CEO of the Manipal Hospitals Group and Executive President of Apollo Hospitals Group of India. Some of the pioneering initiatives which Basil introduced back in 2002 have become an integral part of the healthcare industry
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Apollo Hospitals Dhaka & Bangladesh Paediatric Association organized a symposium on the "Updates on Paediatric Neurology" on 26th May 2016 at Apollo Hospitals Dhaka Auditorium. The Keynote speaker of the event was Dr. Vrajesh Udani, from Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai. Other cases were presented by- Dr. Sarwar Jahan Bhuiyan, Senior Consultant – Paediatric Neurology, Apollo Hospitals Dhaka. All other leading Paediatric Neurologists namely Prof. Shaheen Akhter, Prof. Mizanur Rahman, Prof. Ania Jahan, Prof. Salina Dazy, Prof. Mustafa Mahboob also attended the Symposium apart from paediatrics all over the country.
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The 430 strong Nursing fraternity at Apollo Hospitals Dhaka celebrated the International Nurses Day 2016 while focusing on the theme "Nurses a force for Change: Improving Health Systems Resilience". Various programs were scheduled from 11th May to 14th May to mark the event. On 11th May in the inauguration Ceremony, an initiative of POSITION CLOCK was launched. This was done to launch a patient safety campaign with concept of "Zero tolerance to bed Sore". This was followed by public awareness on the competency and highly specialized Nursing care given to patients in the hospital: Stalls depicting various aspects of Nursing management and infection Control were organized in the Atrium of the hospital. The finale event on 14th May was Awards and Cultural evening. Awards were instituted
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In 2008, Apollo Hospitals Dhaka became the first hospital in Bangladesh to receive Joint Commission International (JCI) Accreditation, an international stamp for excellence in clinical practices in patient care and safety. In June 2011, after a rigorous survey process, the hospital has once again achieved full JCI re-accreditation and still remains the only JCI accredited hospital in the country.
Apollo Hospitals Dhaka is the first & only hospital in Bangladesh to have achieved this unique accreditation that too consecutively for 3rd time in 2014. In the 3rd accreditation, we were one of first 10 hospitals in the world to have passed 5th edition of JCI guideline
JCI accreditation is an important indicator for Apollo Hospitals Dhaka as an “International Health Care Provider”. This accreditation was earned through our provision of world-class healthcare services, and the accomplishment of such accreditation affirms our commitment to providing the people of Bangladesh international standard health care in their own country. Read More
– Since its inception in 2005, 6,08,034 patients have registered with Apollo Hospitals Dhaka (AHD) and over 22,77,093 patients have availed out-patient consultation across 29 disciplines.
– AHD has pioneered the preventive health check program, Master Health Check, in Bangladesh
– Over 63,521 successful surgeries have been carried out in the hospital till date.