Mohammadpur Fertility Services and Training Centre (MFSTC) located at Aurangzeb road, Mohammadpur Dhaka, were established as a special project in 1974 with funding assistance from the “Pathfinder Fund”, for the purpose of delivering integrated family planning services under one roof. Thus, this hospital started its journey under the Government of the Father of The Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
This was the first centre in Bangladesh of nature. On 1st July, 1999 as per decision of the Government and during the first tenure of Bangabandhu’s daughter Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, MFSTC was transferred to the revenue budget. This is the centre where MR services in Bangladesh were first initiated, natured and attained its maturity. Out of all clients who visit this centre each year, 80% are from the lower and middle income bracket which is an indication of its popularity and its good performance, quality counseling, record keeping and follow-up services provided to the clients. Due to the great need and demand of the locality Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, during her second tenure, upgraded this MFSTC to 100 bedded Mother and Child Health Hospital, On 10th October, 2010 the hospital has started providing 24/7 Normal Delivery services including C/S (Caesarean Section) along with the existing services. The newly built hospital has a capacity of 72 beds for Obstetric and 28 beds for Neo-Nate aaaaa7 Child.
Furthermore, new services like Pediatric indoor, IUI services, 24/7 hours Blood Bank, Social Welfare Department, Central Oxygen Ovarian Drilling, Recoanalization, KMC & Gynecological Operation existing ongoing MCH services. This organization was developed as a Family Planning Referral Hospital. Gradually it started providing services to the mother and treatment to less than 5 years children. In continuation of the ongoing activities of MFSTC it is gradually expanding by introduction infertility and comprehensive reproductive health care services. The purpose of expansion is to give services to infertility couple whether they may be primary or secondary infertility cases.
This centre being a services-cum-training centre provides basic and in services training to Health & Family Planning staffs working at different levels. Various operational research & survey works on different contraceptive methods to identify their effect, the mother & child health, their nutritional status, poverty, morbidity, mortality etc.