Evercare Hospital Dhaka Organizes Patient Forum on World Heart Day 2021

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Evercare Hospital Dhaka Organizes Patient Forum on World Heart Day

First-ever JCI-accredited hospital in Dhaka, Evercare Hospital Dhaka, recently organized a Patient Forum in the Department of Paediatric Cardiology on the occasion of World Heart Day 2021.

Writer, lyricist and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Building Technology and Ideas Limited (BTI), Asif Iqbal was the Chief Guest of the occasion. The Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Evercare Hospital Dhaka, Dr. Ratnadeep Chaskar, delivered the welcome note, while Dr. Tahera Nazreen, Head of the Department of Paediatric Cardiology gave an overview of the Department.

Also present as special guests were F R Khan, Managing Director, Building Technology and Ideas Limited (BTI); Afsana Asif, Executive Partner of Asix; Asrarul Islam Chowdhury, Columnist of the Daily Star and Professor of the Department of Economics at Jahangirnagar University.

The program was moderated by Akhtar Jamil Ahmed, General Manager, Business Development. Dr. Sanjay Kishanrao Pathare, Director of Medical Services; Deputy Director Dr. Arif Mahmood; Chief Marketing Officer Vinay Kaul and others from Evercare Hospital Dhaka were also present on the occasion.

At the event, the head of the department of Paediatric Cardiology, Evercare Hospital Dhaka, Dr. Tahera Nazreen said, “Like every year, we have organized a Patient Forum on the occasion of World Heart Day 2021 at Evercare Hospital Dhaka. We need to work together to raise awareness on paediatric heart diseases.” She added, “We are providing all kinds of services in the Department of Paediatric Cardiology for the treatment and prevention of congenital heart disease.”

Recently, on World Heart Day 2021, Evercare Hospital Dhaka launched a paediatric heart disease awareness program. Under this program, the Paediatric Cardiology Department of the hospital has taken the initiative to help underprivileged children with congenital heart defects by donating free devices and balloons.

About the Evercare Group

The Evercare Group believes access to healthcare is a fundamental right and invests in emerging markets to bring private, quality driven healthcare to meet the needs of local people.

Evercare has responded to a global challenge to ensure well-being at all ages is provided to those living in emerging markets as a pillar to support sustainable economic development. With this the Group is leading the way in transforming the traditional healthcare model through its integrated cross-continents platform, its impact driven model and quality driven hospitals.

The Evercare Group operates as an integrated healthcare delivery platform in emerging markets across Africa and South Asia, including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Kenya and Nigeria.

The Group’s portfolio includes 30 hospitals with 3445 beds, 16 clinics, 82 diagnostics centres and two brownfield assets spread over 6 countries. Evercare is proud to be the most diverse healthcare group in the countries it operates in with 11,000 caregivers working together to develop a systemic healthcare change in emerging markets.

Evercare is wholly owned by the Evercare Health Funds, a US $1bn emerging markets healthcare fund managed by The Rise Funds, the impact investment platform of global alternative asset manager TPG. The Evercare Health Fund is comprised of the world’s leading development finance institutions and other impact investors around the world.