An Introduction to Amader Gram

Director of Amader Gram Reza Salim receiving award from the Bangladesh government for his contributions in Cancer and Healthcare.

Amader Gram is a rural-based program of Bangladesh Friendship Education Society (BFES), a non-governmental organization, registered with the NGO Affairs Bureau under the Prime Minister’s Office of the Government of Bangladesh. Amader Gram has successful track record in Information & Communication Technology Enabled Services (ITES), with the creation of schools for computer literacy in several villages. More recently, Amader Gram has developed an outpatient Breast Care Center in Khulna city at which over the last 8 years over 12000 women have been seen. This Breast Care Center:


  1. Developed the first Bangladeshi web-based Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system, with on-line capacity to order tests and obtain results from outsourced sites.
  2. Pioneered the use of on-site high resolution Ultrasound Examinations.
  3. Has written and promulgated the use of detailed evidence-based, Bangladesh-circumstance- tailored, Clinical Practice Guidelines for Breast care (viewable at
  4. Has conducted clinical research into better treatment and affordable for breast cancer, whose results have defined a new global standard of care which can save 3000 women’s lives a year in Bangladesh.



Doctor’s Team:

Dr. Arunangshu Das

Associate Consultant-Oncology

Square Hospital, Dhaka


Dr. Rumana Dowla


Bangladesh Palliative and Supportive Care Foundation


Dr. Tahmina Ferdousy

Medical Director

Amader Gram Cancer Care and Research Center (AGCRC)


Dr. Richard R. Love

Research Professor

Marquette University, USA


Dr. Lubna Mariam

Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology

National Institute of Cancer Research & Hospital (NICRH), Dhaka


Dr. Shamsun Nahar

Assistant Professor, Oncology

BSMMU, Dhaka


Dr. N M Nazmul Kabir Prodhan

Assistant Professor & Consultant In- Charge, Palliative Care Unit (PCU)

Delta Medical College and Hospital, Dhaka