VERC Mother & Child Hospital: People's Hope
VERC has been implementing its Health Program in Savar upazila of Dhaka district and in Mirsarai upazila of Chittagong district to ensure access of poor mothers and children in rural areas to safe delivery and health care services. VERC own funded Mother and Child Hospital in Savar was started in November 2004. The other VERC own funded Mother and Child Hospital has been rendering services since April 2013 at Mirsarai in Chittagong. The hospitals provide both outdoor and indoor health services and sale of medicine at a reasonable price to the local poor community, especially to the poorest with subsidy support. To this effect, VERC staff members make a generous contribution to the subsidy fund on a regular basis.
Savar Hospital: The hospital proves both indoor and outdoor services to the patients coming from Savar and adjoining areas.
Outdoor Services: Two MBBS (one consultant and one full time residential medical officer) doctors specially trained on maternal & child health is available to render outdoor services everyday. There are also manager, counsellor, lab technician, diploma nurses and paramedics to provide counselling to pregnant mothers, postnatal mothers and eligible couples for recommending FP methods. EPI program already started as new dimension in a collaborative manner with Savar Pourasava through Savar upazila health complex. Besides this free health camps were arranged by the hospital in Savar, Dhamrai and Singair upazilas as regular activity. Every health related international and national days are also observed by the hospital.
Indoor Services: For indoor treatment of patients 10 beds are available with an air conditioned operation theatre, a safe delivery room, an observation room and a post care room in the hospital. The treatment facilities that are available - antenatal & postnatal checkups, general weakness, fever & common cold, gastric, rheumatologic pain & inflammation, infectious diseases, pneumonia and Diarrhoeal diseases etc. The hospitals provides normal delivery and do some surgeries on Caesarean Section, Hernia, Hydrocele, Hysterectomy, Polypectomy, DE&C operation, Appendecectomy, Colecystectomy, Circumcision, Episiotomy repair, Tonsillectomy, Ovarian Tumour, DNS, Breast tumour, Prostectomy etc.