Tairunnessa Memorial Medical College, Gazipur
Name of Medical College /InstituteTairunnessa Memorial Medical College, Gazipur
Name of the University Dhaka University (U. Dhaka)
Government./ Non-Government Non-Govt.
Konya, Gazipur District
Tairunnessa Memorial Medical College is an institution of the Tairunnessa Memorial Medical Centre in Bangladesh. It was founded by M. Shamsul Hoque, named after his mother, the late Tairunnessa, a social reformer.
The centre started as a small outpatient department at Konya, Gazipur District, which over the years has turned into a hospital and research complex — TMMC Hospital, a 150-bed hospital complex. It is now a centre for heart disease research.
To maintain a stream of qualified staff, M. Shamsul Hoque established Tairunnessa Memorial Medical College to provide a high standard of graduate medical education.
In February 2011 TMMC had around 290 students in its campus, including students from Nepal and India. The hospital is now converted into a 375-bed facility with 24 hour emergency service. It has the added facility of trauma centre, EPI etc.
The University of Dhaka has increased the number of admitting students from 60 to 70 from the MBBS admission session 2010-2011.