Bangladesh is becoming a new hub of medical education. With the constant development in terms of quality of education, many medical colleges and universities in Bangladesh are gaining interest of the foreign students. East-West Medical College & Hospital is one of the pioneer institutes in Bangladesh offering MBBS and other medical degrees. The college was established under the trustee board of “Alim Foundation”. The college was started with the aim to provide medical education and health care services to contribute to the growing need of the society.
East West Medical College is located in Aichi Nagar in Dhaka. The campus of the college is situated at the bank of river Turag that provides beautiful surroundings. The college is just five kilometres away from Hazrat Shah Jalal International airport. The academic building of the East West Medical College is built in a large campus area comprising of modern classrooms, lecture galleries, practical class rooms, departmental museums, library, reading rooms and teachers corner etc.
The campus of EWMC is equipped with all the modern facilities like cafeteria, a Mosque and facilities for indoor and outdoor games. The college is affiliated with Dhaka University and approved by the government of the people’s republic of Bangladesh. East West Medical College is also recognized by the Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council (BM&DC), World Health Organization (WHO) and International Medical education directory (IMED) – Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER). The MBBS degree from East West Medical College is accepted globally.
The duration of MBBS course at East West Medical College is 5 years. The curriculum is designed as per the international standards. The subjects included in the course curriculum of MBBS at EWMC are Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Community Medicine, Forensic Medicine, Pathology, Microbiology, Pharmacology and Clinical subjects such as Medicine including Pediatrics, Psychiatry and Dermatology, Surgery including Ophthalmology, ENT, Orthopedics & Gynecology and obstetrics.
The faculty members in East West Medical College are well experienced with high quality education. The administration of the college takes care of the students and their requirements. Till now 11 batches have successfully completed their graduation from EWMC and are serving as efficient registered doctor in the National and International health sectors.
The academic activities in East West Medical College are divided into 4 phases. 1st phase ends with the 1st professional, 2nd phase ends with 2nd professional and 3rd phase ends with 3rd professional examination and 4th phase ends with final professional examination.
East West Medical College provides all the basic facilities and amenities to the students studying MBBS or other medical courses. The hostels in the campus are well equipped with all the facilities like heating system, air conditioning, water supply etc. The students studying in East West Medical College are encouraged to take part in various extracurricular activities like sports including volleyball, basketball, swimming; cultural activities, seminars, conferences and student exchange programs.
The East West Medical college campus provides a healthy and friendly environment. Students from different cultures interact with each other and understand each other’s cultures. The security system in the campus is well maintained under 24X7 security guards and CCTV surveillance.