The parent organization started its journey in the year 1979 as Chattogram Shishu Hospital. This was a
humble beginning, which gathered momentum with the commitment and sincere efforts of people from all walks
of life. A group of social workers of Chittagong started the hospital in an unfinished dilapidated
government building in Agrabad with permission of the Ministry of Health and family welfare.The small out
patient’s services with one part time honorary medical officer on deputation from Chittagong medical
college & three honorary paediatric consultant. The whole of the two storied building were later given to
the organization step by step (each floor containing a floor space of 91,000 sqft). Shishu Hospital was
completed 1988 and maternity services were added to the hospital in 1994 with a capacity of 150 beds. At
this time the Hospital was named as “Chattogram Maa-O- Shishu Hospital”.
At present it is a 650-bedded hospital, which includes Paediatrics Medicine, Neonatology, Pediatric Surgery, General surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Medicine & it's sub-specialists. The outpatient services is extended to consultancy, pharmacy, family planning, mother care, EPI (expended programmed for immunization) and Physical Medicine all types of pediatric care. The other services include medicine surgery, Orthopedics Surgery, ENT, ophthalmology, dentistry, Dermatology, Psychiatry and a highly specialized Child Development Clinic for retarded and handicapped children and adult medicine. The average attendance in the OPD is 400-500 patients daily. Besides the emergency medical services are open round the clock for urgent and semi-urgent.
There is a full-fledged Radiology Department with all types of X-ray facilities and Ultrasonography (2D & 3D with Colordopler). Our Clinical Pathology Department is well equipped, along with Hematology, Biochemistry and Microbiology. There is a modest Blood Transfusion Center, which renders services round-the-clock.