Centre for Palliative Care, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University(BSMMU)
In October 2007, Palliative care was first initiated in Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) as a small rudimentary service. To take a pioneer role for the development of Palliative Medicine in the country, in 2011, the university authority decided to transform it into a Centre for Palliative Care (CPC). The service incorporates In-Patient, Out-Patient and Day Care facilities, weekly lymphedema clinic as well as an a24/7 telephone service and a home care service. In 2015, Palliative Medicine has been recognized as a medical specialty by the university and three residents have been admitted in the residency program.
504,E-Block, 4th-Floor, Shahbag, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh
Prof. Nezamuddin Ahmad
Red star: Hospice/Palliative Care unit - IAHPC Institutional Lifetime member
Orange star: Hospice/Palliative Care unit - IAHPC Institutional Member
Green dot: Hospice/Palliative Care unit
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