The Biomedical Physics & Technology (BMPT) Department of Dhaka University signed a Memorandum of Understanding with United Hospital Limited on 3rd March 2016. Under this agreement the Masters Degree students of the department will be doing their Internship program in the United Hospital Limited. Mr Muhammad Abdul Kadir, Chairman, Department of Biomedical, University of Dhaka and Mr Faridur Rahman Khan, Managing Director of United Hospital signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations. Dr Khondkar Siddique-e-Rabbani, Dean of the BMPT Department of Dhaka University and Mr Najmul Hasan, CEO of United Hospital were also present on the occasion.
Mr. Faridur Rahman Khan, Managing Director of United Hospital expressed his delight on this opportunity of helping the students of Dhaka University in their education and thus participating in development of technical expertise and nation building. He expressed his interest to expand the scope of research, training and education in relevant field by producing efficient technical manpower for the betterment of the community. During discussions with the Chairman and the Dean of the faculty Mr Faridur Rahman informed them that United Hospital is also extending similar facility to Biomedical Physics students of Gono Bishwabidalya who are also doing their internship and thesis work in the Medical Physics unit of United Hospital. A team of internationally trained Medical Physicists from home and abroad are working in United Hospital and overseeing the Radiation Therapy facility on a full time basis. United Hospital is also actively providing training and workshop facility to Medical Physicists and Radiotherapists in collaboration with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as well as the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission.