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Travellers Clinic

The icddr,b Travellers’ Clinic is a primary care clinic with two locations in Dhaka, staffed by international and internationally trained medical personnel. All profits from the clinic go to support the work of icddr,b’s Dhaka Hospital, which cares for over 120,000 of the city’s poorest residents every year free-of-charge.

Land Line (the best number to call): (02) 9827058
Clinic Mobile: 0173-001-9695
E-mail: trav.clinic@icddrb.org
Website: www.icddrb.org/travellersclinic
 

NEWS

New vaccinations available at the Travellers’ Clinic:

Seasonal influenza vaccine. If you are planning a trip to a cold climate over the Christmas period, e.g. Europe/North America, then now would be the time to get vaccinated. The vaccine is especially recommended for children aged > 6 months; adults > 50 years; those with chronic health problems such as asthma, heart disease and diabetes; and pregnant women. For more specific information please see: http://www.cdc.gov/flu/keyfacts.htm.
 

Childhood pneumococcal vaccine. PCV13 Prevenar and PCV10 Synflorix. The PCV vaccination is indicated for infants from age 2 months. It is recommended to continue with the same vaccine type if possible once the course has been started.
 

Well Baby Clinic Opens: Nurse Charlotte Thomas is now running a Well Baby Clinic at the AISD Travellers’ Clinic location from 8:30-10 am every Thursday morning. This will be a DROP-IN clinic for a flat fee of 1,500 taka per child. No appointment is necessary; visitors will be seen on a first-come-first-served basis. This is an opportunity for parents to discuss child growth and development issues with a specialist nurse. It is NOT for sick children who should be seen in a regular appointment.

SERVICES

General practice/family medicine, travel medicine, and adult & paediatric services by arrangement, including:

  • routine diagnostic examinations
  • women’s health (including PAP smears, prenatal/antenatal care)
  • routine immunisations
  • travel vaccinations
  • child health & routine child checkups
  • assessment for referrals
  • access to investigative facilities onsite:
    • laboratory
    • endoscopy
    • xray
    • arsenic/water checks

Diagnostic services, including:

  • dengue & malaria
  • blood, urine, cerebral spine fluid testing
  • stool microbiology
  • liver & kidney function tests; hepatitis
  • reproductive & thyroid hormone testing
  • diabetes
  • antibiotic sensitivity testing

APPOINTMENTS

The Travellers’ Clinic has two locations—at the American International School (AISD) in Baridhara (United Nations Road) and on icddr,b’s main campus in Mohakhali (68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani). Appointments for ALL clinics are made by calling (02) 9827058 or 0173-001-9695 8:30 am-5 pm Sunday-Thursday. Please DO NOT call the AISD to make an appointment . ALL national and international patients are welcome at the AISD location and do not need to have a child enrolled to book an appointment at the clinic. Visitors must sign in at the security gate. Accompanying house staff/drivers are not permitted entry.
 

Land Line (the best number to call): (02) 9827058
Clinic Mobile: 0173-001-9695
E-mail: trav.clinic@icddrb.org
Website: www.icddrb.org/travellersclinic
 
Please do not call the AISD to make appointments.

Immunisations:

  • AISD clinic. Currently, immunisations are given on Sundays and Tuesday mornings. Any immunisation MUST be booked as described above to ensure that the correct vaccine is available.
  • Mohakhali campus clinic. All immunisations are available Sunday-Thursday mornings starting from 8:30 am on a first-come-first-served basis. No appointment necessary.


COSTS

  • Consultation fee is  US$50.
  • Health check up/ Medical checkup  US$100  (Needs two consultations consecutively)

 

For further information contact trav.clinic@icddrb.org


 Current information on influenza in Bangladesh
  Information on Hepatitis B
  Travellers Clinic Location Map
  Current Information on anthrax in Bangladesh
  Information on Dengue Fever
  TYPHOID and PARATYPHOID FEVER
 Information on Diarrhoeal Disease
 Travellers Clinic Dr Schedule April 2014
 

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