It is of great pleasure to inform you all that Institute of Health Technology, Sylhet is going to launch it’s own website. This website will provide informations regarding running diploma courses, govt. teaching staff, guest teachers, laboratory facilities & limited hostel accomodation. This site will also update activities, notices, circulars & matters regarding examination.
By the dynamic leadership of honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh became role model in the world, delivering govt. health service to it’s nationals, Article 15 of the constitution of Bangladesh ensures access to medical care as one of the fundamental principle of state policy. We achieved MDG goals in health sector within it’s time frame 2015 and will reach target goals of SDG within 2030. Life expectancy 58 yrs. in 1991 rises to 72 yrs. now as a result of improvement in providing safe water, sanitation, primary health care, immunization programme and reducing IMR, MMR, controlling infectious diseases and raised per capita income to $ 1466(BBS).
Institute of Health Technology delivers arrounded 250 qualified, skilled health technologists each year in the disciplines of Pharmacy, Dentistry, Physiotherapy, Radiology and Laboratory Technology to overcome scarcity in this field. The institute was established on 24th December 2011 and inaugurated by honorable Finance Minister Abul Mal Abdul Muhit. In the starting session of 2012-2013 there were only 36 students in 2 disciplines, where as the number of students are now 825 and another 220 are awaiting to start classes.
We feel proud to be part of countrywide huge health sector activities. I hope the institute would be, in course of time, the centre of excellence for the diagnosis of diseases and health service delivery, in addition to it’s curricular activities.