A patient forum on Blood Cancer Survivors was organized at the auditorium of Apollo Hospitals Dhaka on January 11, 2020. Survivors who were cured through Autologous & Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant and Chemotherapy shared their experiences.
Dr. Abu Jafar Mohammed Saleh, Consultant & Coordinator, Department of Hematology & Stem Cell Transplant, was present as the keynote speaker. Dr. Arif Mahmud, Senior General Manager, Medical Services, talked about the various services of the hospital including Hematology & Stem Cell Transplant department. Dr. Abu Jafar Mohammed Saleh stated that Apollo Hospitals Dhaka is the first private hospital to have introduced treatment of bone marrow transplant. It provides Myeloma, Lymphoma and Leukemia patients, bone marrow transplant treatment through the Autologous process, with the success rate of nearly 100%.
Among the private hospitals, Apollo Hospitals Dhaka is the only hospital that offers bone marrow transplant facilities at an affordable range compared to other countries of the world. At the end of the seminar, Vote of Thanks was presented by Mr. Akhtar Jamil Ahmed, General Manager, Business Development, Apollo Hospitals Dhaka. Eminent doctors and high officials from Apollo Hospitals Dhaka were also present during the forum.