GUK Eye Hospital

Eye Hospital

Background:
Gram Unnayan Karma (GUK) is one of the Non-Governmental organizations (NGO) has been implementing different development activities since 1993 establishing its head office at Banani, Bogra with the objective of creating working scope of unemployed and disadvantaged poorest to the poor people in the community and ensure quality health care services specially eye care service and treatment to the eye patients at a minimum cost compared to other clinics & private hospital in Bangladesh. Considering the corporate social responsibility, the Founder Executive Director of GUK Khandaker Alamgir Hossain took the initiative to establish the GUK Eye Hospital in Bogra in order to provide quality eye care services to mass people, specially at a low cost for the disadvantaged  and under privileged people in January 2015. The eye hospital comprises a 2 storied building having space for outdoor & indoor  services. The 10 bedded hospital is well decorated with operation theater having modern equipment s, 3 eye specialists, trained doctors, nurses, paramedics, diagnostic laboratory along with medicine & optical shop. Besides the hospital clinical services, community eye camps are organized in a routine manner. As of June 2015 a total no. of 2131 patients with eye problems attended in OPD and 145 no. of patients were operated including Phaco, SICS, DCR, DCT, Pterygiun, Evisceration with implant. It is stated that in future the GUK pro-poor eye hospital will be a unique and modern eye hospital in Bogra as well as in the northern part of Bangladesh. Decision has been taken in the Executive Committee Meeting to start the Eye Hospital activities initially at a rented house and in the near future it will be shifted in its own building. At that time a full-fledged specialized GUK Eye & General hospital will be established which will run by specialist doctors & skilled manpower. 

Objective:
To provide special and qualitative eye care services/treatment to the poor patients with minimum cost.

Project activities:
1.General treatment: Eye specialist, eye surgeon, doctors, nurses are responsible for proper treatment/checkup of eye patients.
2.Lab technician: Skilled lab/pathology technicians are responsible for different pathological tests referred by doctors for investigation.
3.Surgery activities: Specialist Eye Surgeons are responsible to ensure proper operation of different categories of eye patients.
5.Waste management: Waste materials of General treatment, surgical treatment, pathological tests are burnt with scientific & environment friendly manner & final wastes are kept in the earmarked boxes in the protected area.  The waste management system has been established through a bi-lateral agreement with SAPNO having legal authority from Bogra Pouroshava & Department of Environment (DoE).


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