Medical College for Women and Hospital

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Medical College for Women and Hospital
Entrance view of the Medical College for Women and Hospital.jpg
Entrance to the Medical College for Women and Hospital
Established 1992
Type Private
Location Dhaka, Bangladesh

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.[1]

History[edit]

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.

Faculty[edit]

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.[2]

Board of trustees[edit]

Murals of the four founding BOT members at the entrance showing (left to right) Prof. A Q M B Chowdhury, Prof. M R Khan, Late Prof. Surya Jabeen, and Prof. A M Mujibul Haq.

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.[3]

Recognition[edit]

The College is recognised by the Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council.[4] 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.[5] This listing entitles the graduates of MCW&H to recognition all over the world.[citation needed] Graduates of MCW&H are eligible for limited registration with the General Medical Council of United Kingdom.[citation needed] They are also eligible to take the United States Medical Licensing Examination.[citation needed] The degree is also recognized by the Medical Council of India.[citation needed]

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Coordinates: 23°51′30″N 90°24′03″E / 23.8584°N 90.4007°E / 23.8584; 90.4007