ZH Sikder Women's Medical College & Hospital, Gulshan Branch is launched as a COVID-19 dedicated hospital with the moto of providing Journalists, doctors, nurses, health workers, police, government officials and those who are working from the front, 20% discount on all medical support regarding COVID-19 treatment.
On Saturday, June 20, Hon'ble Minister at the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Zahid Maleque Swapan MP officially inaugurated the hospital as the chief guest.In his keynote address, he said, “Sikder Group is a pioneer in the field of Medical Services in Bangladesh. This is a good news for us Sikder Group has stepped forward to deal with the Corona Crisis. He further said, "This hospital has providing good medical treatment for the last 20 years. My mother was treated in this hospital a long time ago. I am hopeful that they will keep their reputation intact with the COVID-19 treatment facilities.”
The 50-bed hospital has experienced doctors, nurses and state-of-the-art equipment from home and abroad. In addition to a separate unit for corona sample collection, isolation wards, there are 21 new CCUs and ICU beds, PCR labs, ventilators, nebulizer machines, cardiac monitors, portable digital X-ray machines, CT scan machines, ECG, Echo, MRI, Cabin and ward modern amenities
Director of Sikder Group and Hon'ble Member of Parliament of Bangladesh Jatiya Sangsad Parveen Haque Sikder presided over the function. She said, “Today is a special day for the Sikder Group. We have got the opportunity to serve the people once again. My father, Zainul Haque Sikder, chairman of the Sikder Group, wrote to the government at the very beginning of the Corona Crisis, that the government could use all our hospitals as needed. Despite some delays, today we have started the journey to provide services to corona paitents. We are proud and happy to be able to do something for the people of Bangladesh alongside our Hon'ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.”
Director General of the Department of Health Prof. Dr. Abul Kalam Azad was present as the special guest at the inaugural function. He said, "I am especially grateful to the Sikder Group for coming forward with the cooperation that was most urgent for the country during this time of crisis. I believe that Sikdar Group will take us a long way in dealing with this corona crisis.
Zainul Haque Sikder Women's Medical College and Hospital is the most reliable and trustworthy institution in the medical sector of the country. The name of this organization is associated with many of the first in the medical services sector in Bangladesh. In 1992, to ensure the medical education for girls they have established separate women’s medical college, the first ever heart treatment and the first successful open heart surgery in the country are particularly noteworthy.
The second branch of the Medical College Hospital was established in 2000 at Gulshan. In response to the Corona epidemic, the second hospital was made fully suitable for the treatment of COVID-19 disease at the call of Bangabandhu's daughter, Hon'ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.In The inaugural ceremony of the hospital held at the Gulshan branch graced by the presence of the director of the hospital, the director of the health department (hospital) and representatives of the concerned government and non-government organizations of the health and medical sector.