Hena Ahmed Hospital (HAH) was founded by DAM with the financial support of Ms. Hena Ahmed. The vision of this hospital is to render essential healthcare service to the needy, specially the poverty-stricken people at an affordable cost. It is a 20 bed licensed hospital equipped with modern OT facilities. This hospital is providing services at very low cost as well as free of cost for poor and very poor people.
Objective: The overall objective of the project is to provide affordable high quality primary, secondary and tertiary health care services, especially Essential Services Delivery (ESD+) package, for the people of Hashara Union and beyond
HAH hospital serves and renders healthcare services as well as provides proper ESD+ and ESP+ to distress Pere-urban people who suffer from various diseases. A good number of patients are receiving outpatient healthcare services every day. HAH provides outdoor, outreach and inpatient services i.e. safe delivery, CS, injury management and family planning services, maternal health (ANC, PNC) services, child health care, nutrition services etc. HAH also established laboratory for quality investigations, including USG& ECG.
Beside treatment services, HAH conductingcommunity level mass awareness program on maternal and child health, EPI, FP, TB, HIV, sexual reproductive health and tobacco control issue through organizing musical concert (folk song), miking etc. Moreover, through Service Promoter of HAH is conducting BCC activities on VAW, nutrition, gender, “more equity for health” and rights & entitlement for health services at the household level and for improving health seeking behavior.
HAHorganize free medical camps on Eye, Woman and Child Health, Urology, Kidney Heart for disadvantage people with the collaboration of Lions Club of Dhaka Oasis and Dhaka Eye Hospital etc. The medical camps are operated by various specialist doctors while around 700 people received free health services with free medicine in 2016-17. There is also a provision of medicine purchase for the patients from the hospital pharmacy in 7% discount from MRP.
DAM established seven members HAH Governing Boardfor ensuring quality and good governance. The board chaired by Dr. Yasmin H. Ahmed, Former Managing Director of Mari Stops Clinic. HAH also formed a Support Group for ensuring local level support and this committee will act as “Community Watch Dog” for ensuring quality services. Beside that DAM’s Monitoring Unit and Head of Health Sector conducting day to day monitoring and technical supervision for ensuring quality services.
HAH ensure equality in all services based on the principal that “everyone has equal rights to access in quality health services”. Achieving equity HAH addressing marginalized and poor people defined socially and economically. HAH has maintaining depots for keeping medicine and other pharmaceutical goods following GoB guideline e.g. temperature, expiry date.
The Hena Ahmed Hospital has been administering medical aids with the goal to ensure better and quality healthcare servicesat reasonable price to general people of the locality.
In the path to obtain the goal, the hospital is to provide high quality Primary, Secondary and Tertiary healthcare services to the local people. It has been following the Essential Service Delivery (ESD+) package to serve the people of Hasara Union and beyond.
Hospital Facilities and Target Population
Hena Ahmed Hospital is a 20-bed hospital that provides both indoor and outdoor services. It focuses on rendering the necessary care for the poverty stricken people of Hasara union. However its services are also open for population above the poverty line. In the year 2017-2018, the hospital provided healthcare services to 1,120 females, 888 males and 996 children in the locality. Maternal & child healthcare services get the major attention; general healthcare service, diagnostic service and awareness raising activities are offered to the entire population of the area.