The Government of Bangladesh. Converted the Railway Hospital located at Fulbaria of Dhaka city as “The Sarkari Karmachari Hospital” on 8th November/ 1978 to provide health care services for the officers & staffs working in the govt. organizations. But for about 14 lacs of government employee of Bangladesh government and their dependents the 50 bedded hospital was inadequate to fulfill the demands. There was no hospital for the Govt. officials’ with specialized treatment facility in the Dhaka City. That is why they are deprived of getting modern medical treatment and facilities. Moreover, it is very troublesome and time consuming to get proper medicare services.
The govt. officials belongs to low paid and fixed income group, they cannot afford treatment cost in the private clinics and hospitals. In consideration of above fact Govt. has decided to establish a separate modern hospital at Fulbaria in Dhaka city. As per decision of the cabinet ministry and health ministry Govt. has decided to establish 300 bed modernized hospital.
Subsequently is was decided that instead of proposed 300 bed it will be 150- bedded hospital at the 1st phase with all modern diagnostic facilities, Indoor, Outdoor, Pathology, Medicine Surgery, Gynae/ Obs, Orthopedic, Pediatrics, Eye, Skin & VD ENT, Cardiology, ICU Casualty and other emergency services which will facilitate specialized treatment for Govt. employees of all category.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Secretary, Ministry of Health & Family welfare and Secretary, Ministry of Establishment on 24/4/2002. According to the agreement all permanent & temporary assets will be transferred to Ministry of Establishment.
The old Hospital building with all facilities will be merged with the proposed new hospital administration. As a result the modernized new building was constructed or an area of 2.03 acre at a cost of 4676.43 million taka funded by GOB.
Sarkari Karmachari Hospital is located in the heart of Dhaka and aims to serve greater portion of the capital city. At present it comprises of two buildings. The main hospital building is 5 storied with the foundation 16 stories and is approximately 1,19,300 sq.ft. The second building is the 2 storied old red building.
The outpatient department of this hospital can serve up to 550-700 patients daily. Emergency is open 24 hours 7 days a week.
ORGANIZATION OF THE NEW (MAIN) BUILDING:
Car park (can accommodate 60 cars)
Emergency room (ER) with observation beds, One Operation theater (OT), lobby; EPI Center, Radiology and Imaging Dept.; Orthopedics OPD, Endoscopy room, Prayer room, Kitchen
Labour and delivery (L&D) with L&D rooms, Obs & Gynae ward, Gynae Post Operative ward, Pediatrics & neonatal ward, Pathology Dept.; Blood Bank, cafeteria
Intensive care unit (ICU) with beds; Operation Theater (General Surgery, Orthopedics, Eye, ENT), Post Operative ward, General Ward (Surgery, Medicine, Cardiology, Orthopedics, Eye, ENT, Skin).
General Cabin, VIP Cabin, VVIP Cabin, Conference Room, ENT OPD, Eye OPD, Cardiology OPD, ECG, Eco, ETT room.
THE OLD BUILDING IS ORGANIZED AS:
Administrative Office, Store, Pharmacy, Registration Counter, Gynae & Obs Out door
Medicine, Skin & VD, Surgery, Pediatrics OPD, Dental surgery, Admission counter