Welcome to ECOH
ECOH has been founded on 8 May 1999 by Dr M Mostafa Zaman with a vision that "People of Ekhlaspur enjoy the highest attainable level of health and no one dies without getting treatment irrespective of their economic capability". Towards this end a comprehensive package of prevention of disease and promotion of health in general through patient care, health checks, health camps, behaviour change communications, and other preventive measures such as vaccination has been implemented. ECOH is being run by the local community, funds being generated locally from voluntary donations, and nominal fees for services.
Doctors (Consultants 5, Medical Officers 2)
1 Health assistant, 1 health associate
Support service staff
Highlights of the About us section of ECOH
Dr M Mostafa Zaman was born in Ekhlaspur on 5 November 1957. He obtained his first medical degree (MBBS) in 1983 and Masters of Public Health degree in 1988. He obtained PhD in Cardiovascular Epidemiology in 1998 from Tokyo. He is a fellow of the American College of Epidemiology. He has an extensive contribution to the policy and programmes for non-communicable disease control in Bangladesh. He Read More >>
Doctor Volunteers of ECOH
Names from left to right—1. Professor Sohel Reza Choudhury, 2. Associate Professor Jasimuddin Ahmed, 3. Professsor M Mostafa Zaman, 4. Dr Md Sedqul Islam, 5. Professor Sharker Md Numan.< Read More >>
Organizational Background Information
Name of Organisation: Ekhlaspur Center of Health (ECOH)
Founded: 8 May 1999
Founded by: Dr. Mostafa Zaman of Ekhlaspur, Matlab – Nor Read More >>
The name of the village is Ekhlaspur where the Founder, Dr M Mostafa Zaman, was born. Ekhlaspur is located in Matlab North Upazila of Chandpur District in Bangladesh. It is 60 kilometers to the southeast of Dhaka using a road network up to Narayanganj town and then by waterway to Ekhlasp Read More >>
ECOH have two residence doctors at this moment who provides services to our patients during office hours. Volunteer doctors gives services on scheduled date and time.