Japan Bangladesh Friendship Hospital, Dhaka (JBFH) is one of the most
renowned hospitals of Bangladesh. This name is a reflection of the knowledge, skills, liaisons and
friendship shared between Bangladesh and Japan.
Founded in 1994 by Prof. Dr. Sarder A. Nayeem, the pioneer of
laparoscopic surgery in Bangladesh and
Prof. Jonaid Shafiq, pioneering pain medicine specialist, it has stood as a centre of excellence for
almost three decades. With a wide range of super-specialty consultants, the hospital consistently serves
the ever-increasing medical needs of the population.
Japan Bangladesh Friendship Hospital is known for it's long term
collaboration with the Down Syndrome
Society of Bangladesh and Geriatric Welfare Association (and more).
Japan Bangladesh Friendship Medical Services Ltd. encompasses several
reputed Nursing Colleges around Dhaka and upcoming mega projects, Japan Bangladesh Friendship Retirement
Homes and Geriatric
Hospital in the rapidly developing Purbachal area of the city.
It is with the all the above that Japan Bangladesh Friendship Medical
Services Ltd. aims to contribute
positively to the improvement of the healthcare system throughout the entire country for years to come.
Japan Bangladesh Friendship Hospital (JBFH) is the result of an
initiative to bring minimal access surgery known as laparoscopic surgery to Bangladesh. This initiative
was taken by Prof. Dr. Sarder A. Nayeem who was part of the pioneering team of laparoscopic surgeons in
Tokyo, Japan in 1987. The first laparoscopic surgery in Bangladesh was carried out by Prof. Dr. Sarder
A. Nayeem and his team in December 1990. Japan Bangladesh Friendship Hospital was founded by Prof. Dr.
Sarder A. Nayeem, Prof. Dr. Jonaid Shafiq, and Dr. Faisal Muazzam in collaboration with Dr. Shigeru
Suganami of Japan in 8th April, 1994.
Prof. Dr. Sarder A. Nayeem performs the first laparoscopic surgery in
Bangladesh at BIRDEM General Hospital.
Prof. Dr. Sarder A. Nayeem performs laparoscopic surgery at
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) then known as
Institute of Postgraduate Medical Research (IPGMR).
Japan Bangladesh Friendship Hospital founded by Prof. Dr. Sarder A.
Nayeem, Prof. Dr. Jonaid Shafiq, and Dr. Faisal Muazzam in
collaboration with Dr. Shigeru Suganami of Japan in 8th April, 1994
in Gulshan, Dhaka.
Shifted to Current Location
2006: Japan Bangladesh Friendship Hospital (JBFH) premises shifted to
Australia Bangladesh Comprehensive Cancer Centre established in JBFH.