Vol. 5 Num 910 Mon. December 18, 2006  

SQUARE Hospital starts journey
Commits to ensure international standard healthcare services
SQUARE Hospital was formally inaugurated on December 16, the historic Victory Day, with commitment to ensure international standard healthcare services in the country, says a press release.

Anita Chowdhury, wife of Samson H Chowdhury, the founder of SQUARE Group, inaugurated the hospital at a simple ceremony on its premises at Panthapath in the city.

In her inaugural speech, Anita said the SQUARE Hospital with its latest technology, skilled manpower and passion for maintaining the highest quality in everything has emerged as the beacon of hope for the nation in the area of healthcare services.

She expressed her confidence that the hospital will ensure true international standard healthcare services in Bangladesh which many Bangladeshis try to find in hospitals abroad.

Highlighting the growth of the SQUARE Group over the last 50 years, Anita said the group today is a big family of 15000 members who have made her the proud mother of 15000 children.

In his address of welcome, Samson H Chowdhury, chairman of the Group, said the SQUARE Hospital is a token of gratitude from the group to the people of Bangladesh who have put their confidence in SQUARE Group turning it into one of the leading conglomerates of the country.

The event also featured an introduction to the hospital by Professor Sanawar Hossain, director of Medical Services, while Joe Davis-Fleming, CEO of the hospital, shared his views on the immense possibilities of SQUARE Hospital.

Samuel S Chowdhury, vice-chairman, and Anjan Chowdhury, director, of SQUARE Group, eminent dignitaries, representatives from different news media and high officials of other enterprises of the group were present on the occasion.

The 300-bed 18-storied tertiary-care hospital has over 1000 members, including more than 100 medical and 300 nursing staff who have a bright track record of working at home and abroad.

To ensure the best healthcare services, SQUARE Hospital has obtained affiliate partnership of (i) The Methodist La Bonheur Healthcare, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, (ii) Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, India, and (iii) Care IVF Centre, Singapore.

With the objective of setting up newer heights in Bangladesh healthcare sector, SQUARE Hospital houses individually structured and equipped departments for all the major medical disciplines with respective subspecialties.

Some unprecedented-in-Bangladesh features like (i) all-under-one-roof diagnostic service with the provision of emailing the report to the patient and doctor concerned within four hours, (ii) trained nurses all-over and no ayahs, (iii) in-house catering in pursuit of the best bespoke diet for individual patients and (iv) laundry services have been introduced.

Anita Chowdhury inaugurates SQUARE Hospital at a simple ceremony at Panthapath in the city on December 16