IIEI&H is a non-profit hospital providing eye care in Bangladesh founded by MA Ispahani in 1960
The Ispahani Islamia Eye Institute and Hospital (IIEI&H) had a gala inauguration of its new pediatric building in Dhaka on Tuesday, at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar of Farmgate in Dhaka, supported by the Standard Chartered Bank (SCB)
IIEI&H is a non-profit hospital providing eye care in Bangladesh founded by MA Ispahani in 1960.
Ispahani Chairman Mirza Salman Ispahani said: “The hospital was founded with a mandate not only to provide quality eye-care for all segments of society but also to train doctors, surgeons and paramedics to serve the country. Now, it has a team of over 900 with 120 full time doctors to serve an excess of 900,000 patients annually."
Dr Mostafizur Rahman, director of Medical Services welcomed the guests while Advisor and Management Committee member Zahida Ispahani and Ispahani CEO Mridul Kumar Sarkar also addressed the event.
Gazi Md Nazrul Islam Faisal, director - Planning and Development of the hospital told the Dhaka Tribune that three of the seven-storeypediatric buildinghave been completed. Around 1000 eye-care patients can be treated on the first floor daily. They will be served indoors and outdoors from 8am to 5pm.
SCB CEO Naser Ezaz Bijoy said: “We started our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program by partnering with Ispahani to serve eye patients. We are optimistic that the patients would get proper treatment from here.”
Habibur Rahman, a patient’s father in a chocking voice said: "My child could not see until she was 16. Now she can see the world’s beauty thanks to the fine treatment by Ispahani hospital. I am grateful to them for bearing all costs for the treatment."