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Evercare Hospital Chattogram performs its first bone marrow transplant

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Evercare Hospital Chattogram is proud to announce the successful completion of the first autologous bone marrow transplant (BMT) in Chattogram. The procedure was performed on a multiple myeloma patient on January 19 this year by Dr Abu Jafar Mohammed Saleh and his team.

Dr Saleh and his team are pioneers in the field of BMT in the private sector of Bangladesh. They have been providing full-time outpatient and inpatient services along with daycare facilities since January 1, 2023.

Evercare Hospital Chattogram is transforming healthcare in Chattogram. The hospital has invested in a state-of -the-art Bone Marrow Transplant facility; the 1st and only one in the region, according to a statement.

BMT is a complex and delicate procedure that involves replacing damaged or destroyed bone marrow with healthy cells. It is a life-saving treatment for patients suffering from blood disorders such as leukemia and lymphoma.

"We are thrilled to announce the successful completion of the first autologous bone marrow transplant in the private sector of Chattogram at Evercare Hospital Chattogram. It is a major milestone for the hospital and the people of Chattogram as well, said Dr Abu Jafar Mohammed Saleh, senior consultant and also coordinator of Hematology and BMT Center of Evercare Hospital Chattogram.

"By adding BMT to our services, we are now able to offer patients the best care at a lower cost, making it more accessible for everyone in need."

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.

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