Medical College for Women and Hospital
|Medical College for Women and Hospital|
Entrance to the Medical College for Women and Hospital
Medical College for Women and Hospital (MCW&H) is one of the top and first private medical college of Bangladesh exclusively for women. It has currently two academic campuses in Uttara, Dhaka, one in Sector - 1 and the other in Uttarkhan. The College is affiliated with the Dhaka University as a constituent college.
Medical College for Women and Hospital was established in 1992 by a group of people known as the founder members. Their aim was to provide quality medical education, research and services to the people of Bangladesh at reasonable cost. The College and the Hospital are run by The Medical and Health Welfare Trust, a nonpolitical nonprofit organisation. The trustees serve without compensation.
The college has a total of 121 faculty members organized in 20 departments representing different fields of medical science. The faculty is led by the principal Professor, Dr Gulshan Ara.
Board of trustees
The board of trustees of the institution consists of the four founder members of the college, with the former President of Bangladesh Professor A.Q.M. Badruddoza Chowdhury as the Chairman, National Professor M R Khan as the Executive Chairman, Professor A M Mujibul Haq as the Member Secretary, and Late Professor Suraiya Jabeen as the Founder Treasurer.
The College is recognised by the Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council. MCW&H is listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools formerly maintained by the World Health Organisation and now maintained as the Avicenna Directory for Medicine. This listing entitles the graduates of MCW&H to recognition all over the world. Graduates of MCW&H are eligible for limited registration with the General Medical Council of United Kingdom. They are also eligible to take the United States Medical Licensing Examination. The degree is also recognized by the Medical Council of India.
- "List of Constituent Colleges/Institutes". Dhaka University.
- "List of Recognized Government/ Non-Government Medical Colleges". Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council.
- "Avicenna Directory for medicine". University of Copenhagen. Retrieved 12 September 2012.