United Hospital in Dhaka has launched Smiling Hearts Clinic, the first ever heart failure clinic in the country.
This clinic will primarily focus Heart Failure patients assessing their disease condition, severity, treatment progress and quality of life.Those who are at risk of developing heart failure will also be screened and counseled here for the potential threat of the disease.
The clinic was launched under a strategic partnership agreement with Medtronic International Ltd.
Dedicated doctor, nurses and patient counselor will work at this clinic in United Hospital Cardiac Centre where both out-patient and in-patient services will be provided.
Faridur Rahman Khan, Managing Director of United Hospital Limited and Omar Ishraq, Chairman and CEO of Medtronic signed the agreement on behalf of respective organizations.
Faridur Rahman Khan, Managing Director of United Hospital reiterated his support for such noble gestures for helping and providing hope for the heart failure patients of the community.
Expressing pleasure of partnering with United Hospital, Omar Ishrak hoped that this unique initiative to serve and educate the heart failure population of Bangladesh.
Dr Momenuzzaman, Chief Cardiology Consultant and Dr Jahangir Kabir, Chief Cardiac Surgeon of United Hospital also spoke on the occasion.
Senior management staffs from both United Hospital and Medtronic were present on the ceremony.