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BANGLADESH - Bangladesh Society of Anaesthesiologists

Bangladesh Society of Anaesthesiologists
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University
Shahbag Avenue, Dhaka-1000


Phone: +88 2 861 4576 / +88 2 967 3184

President: Dr. Debabrata Banik

Secretary: Dr Kawsar Sardar

Treasurer: Dr Md. Abdul Hye 


Members: 150
Preferred Language: English
Year Joined: 1980
Region: SAARC-AA

Further Information


Country population: 163m 

Number of physicians: 75,915 (2015) 

Source: WHO Country Profile 2016 

BSA activities in 2017 included:

• Celebration of the 171th World anaesthesia day with a Scientific seminar and scientific activities.
• Scientific seminar and lecture & demonstration classes in different medical college for the course of Diploma, MD, FCPS in Anesthesiology by senior teacher of the society.
• BSA President, Secretary and other delegates attended the 12 SAARC-AA congress.

Manpower development of Anaesthesia
• Motivated Government & university authority to increase the admission of new physician in different anesthesia course.
• CPR course in under graduate medical student.

2 SAFE Obstetric Courses:
Sylhet, May 2017: 4 day course attended by 47 delegates
Dhaka, December 2017: 4 day course attended by 33 delegates

SAFE Paediatric Course: attended by 36 delegates

Training of Trainers (TOT) Course: attended by 14 delegates

Lifebox oximeter workshop in Dhaka: trained 25 Bangladeshi doctors (3/4 anaesthetists, 1/4 obstetricians). We took 11 pulse oximeters to the BSA. Six pulse oximeters were distributed