The dream of ensuring quality medical care as per the promise of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman for the common people of this backward and neglected town in healthcare is long overdue. To that end, the late heroic freedom fighter Adv. Asaduzzaman’s long-term efforts were successfully carried out by his worthy successor. Magura Medical College was officially announced on August 26, 2018 as part of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s efforts to bring healthcare to the people and create skilled doctors.
Former Special Assistant to the Prime Minister and now Hon’ble Member of Parliament Alhaj Adv. This medical college was established with the dedicated efforts of Saifuzzaman Shikhar. Dr. Alok Kumar Saha (MBBS – DMC, FCPS – Children), Head of the Department of Pediatrics, Faridpur Medical College took over as the first Principal on September 12, 2017. The activities of the medical college officially started on October 15, 2018 with the admission of the students who passed the admission test. Nafisa Gani is the first student to be admitted.
The activities of the college started on January 10, 2019 through the orientation on the temporary campus of Magura Sadar Hospital. At present 47 students are studying here. Of which 25 are female students and 23 are male students. Safe accommodation and food supply have been ensured through two temporary separate housing halls. In addition, classes in Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Community Medicine and Medicine are being conducted in accordance with the curriculum under Rajshahi Medical University.
The Children’s Medical College, which started that day, is now trying to overcome most of its obstacles by walking a little further. Honorable Member of Parliament Alhaj Adv. Today it is one of the newly established medical colleges under the right direction of Saifuzzaman Shikhar and under the proper management of Principal Prof. Dr. Alok Kumar Saha.
At present there is a Principal, an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine and an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Community Medicine and Gynecology. There are also nine lecturers in different departments. Despite the scarcity, students are getting a unique opportunity to get adequate theoretical and practical education through corpses, models, viscera, multimedia, microscopes, analyzers and other educational materials. Lectures, tutorials, practicals, dissections and demonstration classes are being held as per routine. Test results and satisfactory. Apart from educational activities, students are also participating very successfully in other co-educational activities.
Above all, in spite of various obstacles, the government will continue to contribute to the future as one of the best institutions to participate in the digital healthcare of Hon’ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina with the aim of ensuring medical services in the town by continuing its overall educational activities. Strong in its self-confidence to form skilled, quality and humane doctors, this college is determined to contribute to the medical system of Bangladesh.
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