Dhaka Community Medical College Dental Unit
(Academic Institute of DCH Trust)
190/1, Boro Moghbazar,Wireless Rail gate, Dhaka 1217, Bangladesh
Phone:9351190-1,8314887, Fax(880-2) 9338706
It is a great pleasure for me to welcome the students of the BDS course in Dhaka Community Medical College Dental Unit. It is our desire that the basic health care facilities are to be taken to the door steps of the suffering millions. This can only be achieved by establishing a state of the art team of doctors and supporting professionals. We are making our highest effort to keep abreast with the current developments and advancements in the sphere of dental science and include those to make tailor of the course to suit the requirement of time. I am pleased and proud of having a good number of experienced and qualified teachers to ensure an excellent academic atmosphere in the unit, which is an indispensable precondition to teach the dental students.
Hope the students will play a major role in creating a dignified dental college and achieve a high profile academic status. I hope the new students will devote themselves fully to pursue their study assignments and will be an excellent doctor. As desired by the Government, the health care services that has been provided by the Dhaka Community Hospital through their sincere and commitment to the community, that efforts will be strengthen further by developing a need based community oriented service along with developing skilled community oriented dentists. For purposes, Dhaka Community Hospital Trust has undertaken a project to construct multistoried college and hospital buildings along with developing infrastructure facilities.
I express my enormous gratitude to the Honorable Minister to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MH&FW), for his invaluable support in establishing this unit. I extend my heartiest thanks and gratitude to the Secretary of the MH&FW. I also offer my thanks to Vice Chancellor of the University of Dhaka, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Dhaka, Director General of Health Services, Joint Secretary (Coordination) MH&FW , the University of Dhaka and others who helped us a lot for the approval of the Dental Unit from the session:2013-2014.
I expect the incoming students will abide by the college rules and uphold the excellence of Dhaka Community Medical College Dental Unit.
Professor Dr. Quazi Quamruzzaman
MBBS, FRCS (Gls) FRCS (Edn.) FICS (USA)
Dhaka Community Hospital Trust
Dhaka Community Medical College Dental Unit a unit of Dhaka Community Hospital Trust is going to start 4th Batch BDS course 2016-2017. Dhaka Community Hospital Trust began its long journey in 1988 with a tertiary care hospital.
The aim is to develop a model of integrated, quality and affordable dental health care for common people of Bangladesh.
The members of the trust have considerable experience in teaching and organizing various development programs with the participation of community.
Objective of this college is to produce dental graduates who will be sensitive to the socio-economic realities of the community and at the same time they will be able to deliver affordable quality health care. I sincerely hope that the BDS students coming out of this college after years of hard work, will absorb all the knowledge and skill appropriate for a modern dental graduate and will preserve all human qualities.
The BDS graduates of this institution will be able to inspire their respective health teams and also will be able to lead them with dedication. On behalf of the trust and the governing body, I congratulate all the students who are going to join this institution and I hope that they will try their utmost to maintain a high standard of knowledge and skill. The unit will come across many hurdles, but I am confident that together we shall overcome all the challenges and be able to establish this institution as one of the best in this region.
I take this opportunity to express our gratitude to all those who worked hard and helped us to achieve our objectives in establishing this Community Medical College Dental Unit.
Prof. Dr. Mahmuder Rahman
MBBS, MRCP (UK) FRCP (Glas.) DTCD (Wales)
Chairman, Governing Body, Dhaka Community Medical College
& Coordinator, Dhaka Community Hospital Trust
The Dhaka Community Medical College Dental Unit (Academic Institute of DCH Trust) is thriving and ambitious multidisciplinary institute, dedicated to patient management, manpower building and research work. It’s a great pleasure to launch the prospectus for 4th batch students of this college.
As one of the best private medical College Dental Unit in Dhaka, we are continuously serving in medical education with an outstanding reputation for our combined expertise in research and teaching. We are committed to the highest provision in pursuit of excellence in developing efficient doctors. Our academic units consist of skilled and experienced doctors including full-fledged professors in different subjects. I am proud of being a valuable stuff of this unit. This college is flourishing in different aspects of medical science. In this regard, I want to enlighten everyone that, now we are running the 4th batch of the MBBS course from which the first three batches have successfully completed their graduation. This is the only non-government medical college that has an internationally reputed 500- bedded hospital with all required and well-running departments for students. Recently, this institute has been included in the International Medical Education Dictionary (IMED) of World Health Organization (WHO). Our institute publishes medical Journals biannually which is recognized by Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council (BMDC). Our ambition is to make this institute to run postgraduate courses in multidiscipline including basic and clinical subjects. We are conducting national and international seminars in every year. Along with these academic activities, the institute is also rich in extracurricular activities, which incorporates cultural programmes, indoor games, annual picnics and debates. Each program provides a comprehensive and balanced curriculum to enable our students to develop the knowledge, skills and professional attitudes and behaviors that they will need as a newly qualified doctors.
Everybody is welcome to visit this uprising institute and give us your valuable suggestions so that we can serve the humanity more to reach our goal. I am inviting incoming students to judge our institute neutrally and be a part of us with pride and confidence.
Professor Dr. Atika Begum
MBBS, FCPS (Gynae & Obs.)
Dhaka Community Medical College Dental Unit
I take this opportunity to welcome you from all walks of life and the world to be a part of Dhaka Community Medical College Dental Unit. It is my honor to serve as Head of the Dental Unit of the College and to be part of such an accomplished institution. We are very keen to make ourselves known both nationally and internationally for the high quality of our dental graduates. It is our mission to take a leading role in the region of dentistry to prepare our students as qualified doctors to serve the communities.
It gives me pride and pleasure to introduce our Dental Unit and I hope you will enjoy exploring our contributions in such areas as Conservative Dentistry, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Prosthodontics, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, Oral Pathology & Oral Medicine, Periodontistry and Preventive Dentistry.
We are focused to contribute in the actualization of the vision and mission of Dhaka Community Medical College Dental Unit through the various academic programs, laboratory & practical works, research activities and community outreach programs. I am very confident that our Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) graduates will be good human beings and the real assets to our society as well as to the global world in large.
I appreciate your interest in our unit and programs. If you need any additional information, please contact the unit directly by telephone or by email.
Associate Professor Dr. Rowshan Akther
BDS,DDS,MCPS,FICD (USA), Research Fellow (Japan)
Head of the Dental Unit
Dhaka Community Medical College Dental Unit
Board of Trustee of Dhaka Community Hospital
- Professor Quazi Quamruzzaman Chairman
- Professor Mahmuder Rahman Co-ordinator
- Dr. Sabera Rahman Member
- Dr. Rahima Ali Member
- Mr. Saidur Rahman Member
- Mr . Quazi Habibur Rahman Member
Background of DCH
Dhaka Community Hospital (DCH) was founded in 1988 by DCH Trust, as a non-profit organization. DCH Trust developed various urban and rural models of community participated Health Care unit along with other health related care programs since 1988. The objective of this Trust is to establish a successful model of affordable & better Health care for the common people in the country.
The Campus Location:
The campus of the Dhaka Community Medical College Dental Unit is located in the center of Dhaka city at 190/1, Boro Moghbazar, Wireless Rail gate, Dhaka-1217, Bangladesh. At present, Pre clinical, Para clinical & clinical academic activities are running in 12 storied (under construction) building . Clinical Services, teaching and training activities are held in adjoining 500-bedded hospital complex. The medical College Hospital is 14-storied building (Under Construction). At Present Hospital Building is 12 storied. The college has access to urban and rural health care centers at different places of Bangladesh.
Students having group study in the library
The library is well furnished with comfortable sitting arrangement, situated in the hospital building. The library has quiet and peaceful environments, good library furniture, nice atmosphere, interior architecture, clean, conducive environments for motivation and concentration, pleasant indoor temperature, spaces for collaboration, individual study spaces, access to power points to charge laptops & phones and good lighting It has a collection of updates common textbooks, reference books, journals in various subjects which can provide up to date information to the students and teachers. The library is also equipped with computers along with Internet connections. The library is provided with separate reading area for the students as well as for the teachers. The students are allowed to borrow textbooks for reading in the library and at home. It remains open from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm in all working days, Books, Journals (National & International) Periodicals are sufficiently available as per University requirements. There is enough space for group study. Through cooperative & competitive nature of students, study groups promote critical thinking and creativity as new questions and explanations within discussions and debates. Thus, this interactive environment ensures a much deeper learning of the material that would be missed with self study.
A hostel is like a family of students with the superintendent as the head. Students develop a sense of friendship and fellow feeling. Students learn the value of discipline. We have befitting hostel accommodation for the female student as well as for foreign students near by the campus. In addition rental accommodations for male students are also available around the campus.
Principal is the executive head of the Dhaka Community Medical College Dental Unit & advised by the Academic Council in academic matters. The Unit runs on a self-financing and non profitable basis. Any financial deficits in college budget meet up by the Dhaka Community Hospital Trust Fund. Principal along with the member of the academic council look after the manpower management of the educational programs and maintains the academic atmosphere of the college.
Class hour is from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. In addition 2 hours clinical teaching in the evening for clinical students should be held.
Teaching method & medium of Teaching
Student learning is one of the primary goals of the institute. Suitable student-oriented teaching methods can help motivate students and help them realize their potential. English is the medium of teaching. A good knowledge in English is necessary for study of dentistry.
Computer Facilities: Computer facilities along with free internet connection are available for students and Teacher in every department.
Canteen Facilities: Recess is necessary for students. During this period, there is a stampede towards the canteen & the college comes alive. There is a large canteen within the Campus. Canteen services are available from 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Canteen provides verities of palatable and hygienic food at a cheaper rate for the students, teachers & staff.
Seminars:The students are directed to attend and participate in weekly seminars on various topics of current medical issues and problems of various disciplines.
Journal:Dhaka Community Medical College publishes its official Journal named Dhaka Community Medical College Journal twice in a year. Sais Jayzor & the Journal is recognized by the BMDC.
Sports:The annual indoor & outdoor sports are held every year. All students, teachers & staff are encouraged to participate in the sports. We enjoy different events and amazing programs.
Student performing cultural program for Bengali new year
Cultural program & Picnic:Annual picnic is held in a beautiful place outside the Dhaka following a weekly cultural program in every year and participated by our teachers, students & staffs.