Japan Bangladesh Friendship Hospital

About JBFH

For more than a decade, Japan Bangladesh Friendship Hospital roots have extended deep as private hospital in Bangladesh. It all began in 1994 inspired by Professor Dr. Shigeru Suganami, founded at Gulshan, Dhaka by Professor Dr. Sarder A Nayeem and Professor Dr. Jonaid Shafiq jointly on return from Japan had the vision to pioneer new technologies in this country. Laparoscopic surgery and Pain medicine was pioneered by Professor Dr. Sarder A Nayeem and Professor Dr. Jonaid Shafiq respectively to open a new era in medical field in Bangladesh.

Relentless drive for the quality service to patients on time creates a demand for establishing 100 bed Japan Bangladesh Friendship Hospital to Japan Bangladesh Friendship Medical Services Ltd. of today with corporate social responsibility activities in addition hospital services back in 2005 at Dhanmondi, Dhaka .The enlargement of patient services in almost all sub-specialty in medical management backed by modern Diagnostic Laboratory, Radio-imaging unit, Intensive care unit (ICU), High dependency unit (HDU) facilities with new addition of Dialysis unit.

Our round the clock Emergency patient services supported by Pharmacy, Ambulance remains connected for instant service on time. Freezer van added up in the fleet also.

The synergies of our expertise in the medical field and latest technologies enable us to start Bariatric surgery, noninvasive cardiac therapy-Extracorporeal Shockwave Myocardial Revascularization (ESMR), External Counter Pulsation (ECP), Sleep laboratory, etc.

The altruistic thought of promoters eyed on corporate social responsibilities(CSR) under partnership with corporate group and social organizations to serve in Emergency medical response team(EMRT), Prantik Manusher Shystha Sheba (Health care for people at rural area), Krishoker Shystha Sheba (Farmers health care), Vaccination program, Down Syndrome Healthcare , Disaster management and many others.

The team of the hospital is led by Prof. Dr. Sarder A Nayeem, Chairman and Prof. Dr. Jonaid Shafiq, Managing Director.

As we look to the future of health care, we’ve begun to focus our role to Geriatric health besides our existing facilities to remain pioneering the time oriented service for the people in the society.

 

 

 

 Our service defines our features……

A. PIONEERING THE HEALTHCARE OF EXCELLENCE:

Hospital over the years has pioneered a few renowned and revolutionary healthcare services in Bangladesh. The hospital is a pioneer in major disciplines that are currently facilitating thousands of people to cure diseases that were never possible in Bangladesh before.

1. LAPAROSCOPY:

Laparoscopic surgery, also called minimally invasive surgery (MIS), s a modern surgical technique in which operations in the abdomen are performed through small incisions (usually 0.5–1.5 cm) as compared to larger incisions needed in traditional surgical procedures.

 Prof. Dr. Sardar A. Nayeem, an internationally recognized doctor is the pioneer of laparoscopic surgery in Bangladesh having initiated the surgery technique for the first time in the history of Bangladesh in Japan Bangladesh Friendship Hospital on 1994 after his Ph.D on this subject from Japan.

This intervention led the people think about major surgical care with minimal lesion and short stay at hospital.

2. PAIN MEDICINE:

Hardly anyone can be found who does not suffer from some form of pain. The most common forms of pain are headache, backache or pain in any joints. Hospital realizes the importance of curing any sort of pain at the very early stage so that it does not bring about any new complexities to patients that leads to limitations in their movement. That is why it has come up with the Pain Clinic, which is providing a One-Stop-Service for all types of pain with the help of experienced Pain Specialists. Prof. Dr. JonaidShafiq is the pioneer of Pain Management in Bangladesh who obtained his Ph.Don the subject from Japan.

3. COLORECTAL SURGERY UNIT:

The Colorectal Surgery Unit is also a distinguished department of Hospital and first of its kind in private sector. The head of the department is the first recognized colorectal surgeon in this country.

4. SLEEP MEDICINE:

Very few of us in this country are actually aware of the fact that snoring while sleeping or sleeping at daytime are the signs of a major disease called the ‘Sleep Apnea’. ‘Sleep Apnea’ could be the reason for high blood pressure or heart diseases. Even death due to heart attack while sleeping could also be a consequence of this disease.

Hospital is the pioneer of sleep medicine laboratory in Bangladesh and serving people for last 10 years.

5.EXTRACORPORAL SHOCKWAVE MYOCARDIAL REVASCULARIZATION (ESMR) &

EXTERNALCOUNTER PULSATION External(ECP):

 

The ESMR and ECP is an innovative and US FDA certified non-invasive treatment option that provides an opportunity to treat and improve the quality of life for “no option” angina and Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) patients who are refractory to medications and those who are non-surgical candidates.

JBFMS has pioneered the ESMR and ECP under the leadership of Dr. M. A. Bakqui,renowned cardiologist in the country.

6. CHEST UNIT:

JBFMS is having 24 hours respiratory unit under the supervision of chest specialist Dr. Rowshnee Jahan.

7. PSYCHOTHERAPY UNIT:

JBFMS is the first hospital in private sector who had introduced professional psychotherapy unit in private sector under well recognized psychiatristProf. Dr. Mohit Kamal.He is probably the only one who visits the rural/suburban areas on a regular basis, assembles members of the young generation and cures their mental and psychological problems using different techniques of group psychotherapy.

B. SPECILIST CENTER AT HOSPITAL:

1. RHEUMATOLOGYCENTRE:

Japan Bangladesh Friendship Medical Services Ltd. introduced a Rheumatology Department which having the facilities to combat patients need. Senior expert Prof. Dr. Minhaj Rahim Chowdhury is the specialist in charge of the Rheumatology Department of the Hospital.

 

2. HAND, MICRO SERGERY AND ORTHOPEDIC CENTRE:

Dr. Md. O.F.G. Kibria is the specialist in charge of the Hand, Microsurgery and Orthopedic Department of JBFMS. Top-notch facilities are provided in this department regarding all types of Hand and Orthopedic Problems. It is also one of the few hospitals in the entire country where advanced Microsurgery is performed with precision.

3. GYNECOLOGY AND OBSTETRIC UNIT:

The gynecology and obstetrics department is also one of the prominent departments in the portfolio of Hospital. It is run by renowned gynecologist such as Dr. SamsadJahan Shelly who is a prominent Laparoscopic Surgeon in Gynecology. Dr. Sehreen F. Siddiqua, Dr. Shabnom Chowdhury, Dr. Nasrin Begum, Dr. M.K. Shely and many others are also supervising this department.

4. INTENSIVE CARE (ICU)& HIGH DEPENDENCY CARE UNIT(HDU):

JBFMS having standard ICU and HDU to support critical patients of inpatient department and also referred patients from different hospitals around the country as it is run by the Dr.Uzzal Kumar Mallick, MD in critical Care Medicine, who is the pioneer in this subject in this country.

5. AUTOLARYNGOLOGY AND ENDOSCOPIC SINUS SURGERY CENTER:

Renowned specialist Dr. A.F. Mohiuddin Khan & Col. Dr. Md. Tauhidul Islam are supervising the ENT and Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Center of the Hospital. With the help of Endoscope and specially built devices, hundreds of people have been successfully treated in this department.

6. JBFMS KIDNEY DISEASES AND UROLOGY CENTER:

JBFMS provide dialysis backed nephrology department and minimal invasive surgery supported urology department. Hospital urology department experts in implant and prosthesis also. Well reputed Urologist Dr. TohidMdSaiful Hossain, Dr. M Fakrul Islam and nephrologist Dr. RanaMukarram& Dr. A S M TanimAnwerare the specialists in respective departments.

7. ONCOLOGY CENTER:

The Oncology center of the hospital was founded by world class oncologist Dr.Mizanur Rahman, Dr. Md. Abul Ahsan and Dr. Mostafa Aziz are pioneer oncologist in the country. A group of oncologists are taking care of the chemotherapy services and surgeries of the department.

8.VACCINATION CENTER:

Vaccination is also one of the most notable arenas that Japan Bangladesh Friendship MEDICAL SERVICES LTD is dealing with. The hospital participates in every major immunization event that is held in the country. All routine vaccines are available in the center following the vaccination red book of WHO. In addition some special vaccines are also available in the center as like Cervical cancer, Swine flu, Rota virus etc.

 

C. CORPORATE MEDICALE SERVICE CENTRE:

JBFMS has designed an exclusive service for the people of the corporate world. This service is named the ‘Corporate Health Service’. This is an elite package specially designed for the corporate world on a ‘Door-to-Door’ basis. The services offered under this package including Executive Health Check-up” &“Pre-employment check-up program at special corporate cost.

Our clients in corporate groups are: Dutch Bangla Bank Ltd, Incepta Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Nuvista Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Delta Life Insurance, Channel i, Grameenphone, RTV, Somoy TV, ALICO, Relaince Insurance Ltd and many others.

In addition we have been providing Health Check-up for the overseas employment through Bangladesh Overseas Employment Services Limited (BOESL) and issuing Medical fitness certificates for the countries BAHARAIN, U.A.E, QATAR, JORDAN, SINGAPORE, LABANON, MALDIVE, BRUNEI, IRAQ, IRAN, etc.