Medical College for Women and Hospital (MCW&H) is a private medical college of Bangladesh exclusively for women. It has currently two academic campuses in Uttara, Dhaka, one in Sector – 1 and the other in Uttarakhand. The college is affiliated with Dhaka University as a constituent college.
Medical College for Women and Hospital was established in 1992 by a group of people known as the founder members. Their aim was to provide quality medical education, research, and services to the people of Bangladesh at a reasonable cost. The college and the hospital are run by The Medical and Health Welfare Trust, a nonpolitical nonprofit organization. The trustees serve without compensation.
The college has a total of 121 faculty members organized in 20 departments representing different fields of medical science. The faculty is led by Principal Sheikh Firoz Kabir. Different nationally and internationally successful figures took part in its teaching at different times in the past and present as regular teachers.
Board of trustees
Murals of the four founding BOT members at the entrance showing (left to right) Prof. A Q M B Chowdhury, Late Prof. M R Khan, Late Prof. Surya Jabeen, and Prof. A M Mujibul Haq.
The board of trustees of the institution consists of the four founder members of the college, with the former President of Bangladesh professor A.Q.M. Badruddoza Chowdhury as the chairman, late National Professor M R Khan as the executive chairman, professor A M Mujibul Haq as the member secretary, and late professor Suraiya Jabeen as the founder treasurer.
The college is recognized by the Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council. MCW&H is listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools formerly maintained by the World Health Organization and now maintained as the Avicenna Directory for Medicine. This listing entitles the graduates of MCW&H to recognition all over the world. Graduates of MCW&H are eligible for limited registration with the General Medical Council of the United Kingdom. They are also eligible to take the United States Medical Licensing Examination. The degree is also recognized by the Medical Council of India.. The degree is also recognized by California Medical Board.