Thursday, April 18, 2024

Liver transplant: Sister saves brother

News Desk : Bogura resident 53-year-old Monetzar Rahman received a liver transplant from Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) physicians. At a press conference yesterday, BSMMU officials stated Montezar’s sister Shamima Akter, 43, gave 60% of her liver to save her brother. The Prime Minister’s Relief and Welfare Fund paid for surgery. BSMMU surgeons ... Read more

BSMMU opens haematology evening outdoor

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University expanded its evening specialists’ consultation services with the addition of haematology department in the service from Saturday. Professors and associate professors will see patient at the department from Saturday to Wednesday evening, said BSMMU vice-chancellor Pran Gopal Datta

BSMMU observes founding day

Bangladesh’s lone medical university Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman celebrated its 15th founding day on Tuesday. The celebration was kept a low-key affair in view of the Savar tragedy. In 1998, the then Awami League government

BSMMU reckons introducing music therapy

The Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University authorities are pondering on setting up a music therapy centre, a proposal they have recently received from a music teacher. The university’s vice-chancellor Pran Gopal Datta said they were giving it a serious thought but lacked funding for the job

A hospital with a difference

BSMMU introduces specialised consultation service for patients  More patients come, from more distant places every day. And the number rises every other day to take the “evening specialised consultation service” at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University. October 1, the first day of the service, saw 89 patients. As the number crossed the 200 mark in ... Read more

Doctor accused of stalking

A doctor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) was suspended yesterday following an allegation of physically harassing a teenage female patient. Saiful Islam, junior consultant of Department of Ophthalmology, allegedly harassed the patient at the outdoor department of the hospital around