Ctg Evercare hospital success in bone marrow transplant treatment at low cost

Published : 31 Jan 2023 11:27 AM | Updated : 31 Jan 2023 11:27 AM

Bone marrow transplant can be done in Chattogram Evercare Hospital at a much lower cost than neighbouring countries.  A new center for specialized treatment of various blood diseases (blood cancer, thalassemia, aplastic anemia etc.) including bone marrow transplant has been started in this hospital.  Patients will get services in this new center called 'Center of Excellence for Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplant'.

 Chattogram Evercare Hospital has successfully completed Autologous Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) for the first time in the medical sector.

  Evercare Hospital authorities organized a press conference on Monday to describe the medical experience.

  This success was led by Dr. Abu Zafar Mohammad Saleh, Senior Consultant and Coordinator of Hematology and BMT Center of Evercare Hospital Chattogram and his team.  He and his team are pioneering BMT treatment in the private sector in the country.  From the first day of this year they have started providing in-patient and out-patient facilities along with day care facilities of the hospital.

 About the medical experience, Dr. Abu Zafar Mohammad Saleh said, “BMT is a delicate and complex medical procedure, through which healthy cells are transplanted into damaged or destroyed bone marrow or bone marrow.  Blood diseases, such as;  It is a life saving treatment for those suffering from leukemia, lymphoma etc.  Evercare Hospital is delighted to have successfully completed the first Autologous Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) in the medical sector of Chattogram.  This is a matter of pride not only for us, but also for the people of Chattogram.  By providing BMT services, we can now provide the best treatment and experience to patients at a much lower cost.  Soon it will be made accessible to all and no one will need to travel abroad for better treatment.”

Evercare Hospital is bringing a revolutionary change in healthcare in the port city of Chattogram.  As the first and only hospital in the city, Evercare Hospital Chattogram has invested in implementing a state-of-the-art bone marrow transplant facility.

 Hospital Director (Medical Services) Dr. Deepak Singh, COO Sameer Singh and senior consultants were present in the press conference.

 It is known that all types of diseases related to hematology and stem cells will be treated in this center.  Patients will also get monthly consultation, daily telemedicine services and chemo day-care facility.  Dr. Abu Zafar Mohammad Saleh, Senior Consultant and Coordinator of Hematology and Stem Cell Transplant Department of Evercare Hospital Dhaka will provide medical services at the center.

 According to the hospital authorities, this doctor, experienced in stem cell transplantation, was working as an assistant consultant in the adult hematology/hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) department of King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center in Saudi Arabia for 9 years.  He has extensive experience in the management of benign and malignant hematology, including over 800 allogeneic and autologous stem cell transplants.

 Dr. Abu Zafar Mohammad Saleh considers it an honour for himself to have the opportunity to provide services to Chattogram residents or patients based on his experience.

 He said, Evercare Hospital to launch a center specializing in the treatment of various blood diseases including bone marrow transplant, is undoubtedly commendable.  Through which the patients of Chattogram will not have to run from home and abroad from now on.  They will get specialized treatment for blood diseases including bone marrow transplant at their doorstep.  Patients will get this service at relatively low cost.

 Especially for bone marrow transplant, patients have to travel abroad including Dhaka.  Where about 50-60 lakh taka are spent on transplant.  However, people of Chattogram no longer have to travel to Dhaka or abroad for treatment of blood related diseases including bone marrow transplant.  Evercare Hospital, Chattogram will now offer this specialized medical service. Evercare Hospital is committed to providing world-class healthcare to the people of Chattogram.

 He said, according to the category, bone marrow transplant can be done here within 6 lakh taka, according to hospital officials.  According to doctors, only common people are afraid of blood cancer or leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, aplastic anemia, thalassemia etc.  Many have given up hope of survival.  However, in many cases, those affected by this type of disease can recover.  That is possible with a bone marrow transplant (BMT) or bone marrow transplant.  Although bone marrow transplant has been available in various hospitals in Dhaka for a long time, Evercare Hospital has started this service for the first time in Chattogram.