Rafatullh Community Hospital (RCH)
PROJECT TITLE:Rafatullh Community Hospital (RCH)
Project Duration: TMSS established the Rafatullah Community Hospital (RCH) at Thangemara village in 1995 as a 10 bed hospital. Now RCH is 500 bedded hospital and affiliated by the Health Ministry of the Government of Bangladesh. It is an ongoing project and it will be established as a 1000 bedded hospital gradually.
Funding Sources: TMSS own fund
From the feeling Professor Dr. Hosne-Ara Begum the Executive Director of TMSS established the Rafatullah Community Hospital (RCH) in the middle place of Mohasthan Gor and the Bogra town at Thangemara village In 1995 TMSS has established 10 Bed Rafatullah Community Hospital (RCH) to provide medical treatments to the poor, destitute and general people of rural areas in northern Bangladesh at an affordable cost. In 2008, this hospital has been extended to 250 Bed with the approval of the Health Ministry of GoB and reformed as TMSS Medical College and Rafatullah Community Hospital according to the conditions & operational policy of medical college to operate medical graduate course. Gradually TMC&RCH has reached to 350 Bed hospital with approval of 750 Bed. The approval of its further extension to 1000 Beds is being processed and the construction work is underway.
Patients are being treated through its Out Patient Department and In Patient Department. Specialized Doctors and Graduate Doctors provide good quality medical treatment services at this hospital at low cost round the clock and in some special cases provide treatments free of cost to the poor and extreme poor patients. It provides all types of general treatments, Mother and Child health Care services, Family Planning Services, EPI services and Diabetic Care Services. Also major and minor surgical operations and diagnostic services like Ultra Sonography, ECG and Pathological tests are done. Beside these, through its emergency management unit it provides instant medical treatments to the casualty (accidental, injured) patients. It also provides practical learning facilities to the students those who are studying at various medical educational institutes under TMSS Health Sector.
Ensure Physical Soundless of Women, Children and their Family Members.
To ensure health services with medicine at a minimal cost to the rural destitute and neglected female-male and children especially for the poor people who are living in rural areas.
Specific objectives of this hospital are as follows:
Number and Type of Target Population/Beneficiaries:
The poor, hardcore poor and other general people living in the concerned areas, especially the children and women are the target beneficiaries. Target population during 2011-2012 was 63792 and achievement was 62424.
Operational Area :
Bogra & neighboring districts.
To support and give the treatment among the poor, hardcore poor and general people, especially the child, woman/pregnant women according to their choices and make the birth of their baby an exciting experience for them and their family, our approach is as follows:-
The patients are provided quality and modern treatment by expert and specialized Professor and doctors at a low cost through various units of Rafatullah Community Hospital (RCH) round the clock. RCH gives 24 hour emergency service to the emergency patients.
Treatments for all common and complicated diseases are offered by specialist doctors round the clock. The nurses, attendants and the logistic support staffs help the patients for getting proper treatments. All the indoor services are offered through several departments/wards which are as follows:
All the common patients get an opportunity of taking treatment as well as prescription from the doctors regularly. The patients are advised by the duty doctors to get admission into the hospital if necessary. All the nurses, attendants and the logistic support staffs who are engaged for working in the out-door service help the patients cordially for getting proper treatment. Out-door services are as follows-
Project Achievements/Key Success:
The total target of RCH against its core activities was to provide healthcare services among 63792 patients living in the concerned areas during the ongoing fiscal year (2011-2012) and the achievement against the target are 62424 in the last three quarters.