Shishu Sasthya Foundation, Bangladesh

Basic Informations

SHISHU SASTHYA FOUNDATION, BANGLADESH (SSF,B) is a non profit, non government voluntary development organization. It was established in January 1983 by group of social workers, headed by National Professor Dr M R Khan, an internationally reputed Child Health Specialist. Since inception, the Foundation has been serving the underprivileged community both in urban and rural Bangladesh, aimed to reduce the morbidity and mortality of mothers and child population.

The SSF,B is registered with the following Registration and Licensing Authorities:

  • Department of Social Services, Ministry of Social Welfare, Govt. of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh; vide Registration No. DSS Dha-01287 Dated 7/7/1983
  • Bureau of NGO Affairs, Prime Minister’s Office; Govt. of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh; vide Registration No. DSS/PDP/R-268 dated 30/6/1988 and last renewed on 10/05/2015.
  • Licensed with the Microcredit Regulatory Authority, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh; vide License  No. 01359-03407-00216 dated 16/04/2008, and last renewed on 6/04/2017
  • Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh;  Registration No. of Dr. M R Khan Shishu Hospital & Institute of Child Health, Hospital, Mirpur, Dhaka Vide Hospital License: No. 3930 Dated 21/7/2014
  • Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh;  Registration No. of Shishu Hospital Jessore, Hospital License: No. 6000 dated 13/12/2010 and last renewed on 13/04/2016 and Pathology License: No. 2765. dated 13/12/2010 and last renewed on 13/04/2016.



Rasulpur, Satkhira Sadar


Tel: +88-0471-64430

Fax: +88-0471-62112


Cell: 01710646079



A society where no child remains unhealthy so that they attain their full potential in health and development.


Improvement of child health and nutrition through providing health and nutrition, water supply and sanitation, education including vocational, environmental promotion and protection services and support for income generation activities.


  1. To develop the human resource in community development, health and nutrition;
  2. To reduce morbidity and mortality of the mothers and child population;
  3. To eradicate literacy among the women and older children;
  4. To develop vocational skills among the working children;
  5. To uplift the socio-economic status of the landless, assetless and marginal families with special attention to the women-folk;
  6. To promote and protect environment;
  7. To conduct research on health and nutrition;

Major Activities

  • Training of the Community Development  Workers
  • Training of the Teachers
  • Training of the Doctors, Nurses and Paramedics
  • Training of the Underprivileged women-folk in small scale income generating activities
  • Arsenic free water supply using Sono filters at house-hold level



MCH Clinic Services:

  • Health and nutrition education;
  • Treatment to sick mothers and children with provision of free distribution of essential medicines;
  • Growth monitoring;
  • Check-up of pregnant mothers;
  • Referral Services


Door to Door services:

  • Health and nutrition education
  • Nutritional assessment
  • Check-up of Pregnant Mothers.
  • Distribution of vitamin A capsules, anti worm medicines, Iron & Folic Acid, ORS etc.
  • Management of common ailments
  • Referral services.


Kitchen Gardening Programme:

  • Distribution of seeds and saplings of Vitamin A rich vegetables and fruits twice in a year among the poor families.

Water and Sanitation Programme:

  • Arsenic free water supply through providing sonofilters at house hold level



Children Education:

  • Primary education during evening hours for working children
  • Pre-primary education during morning hours


  • Group formation
  • Capacity development
  • Strengthening of existing income generating know-how
  • Regular savings
  • Credit support for home based income generation activities


  • Non Formal Environmental Education



During and immediately after disaster:

  • Prepared food distribution
  • Health and nutrition services
  • Distribution of cloths
  • Distribution of other essentials
  • Other complementary services


Post Disaster Programme:

  • Housing.
  • Installation and repair of tubewells and sanitary latrines
  • Microcredit support
  • Other complementary services



Head Office

6/2 Barabagh, Section-2, Mirpur

Post Box-8001, Dhaka-1216

Tel: +88-02-9023894-5

Fax: +88-02-9034896 and




Project Office

List of Excutive Body

  1. Dr. Mandi Karim: Acting President
  2. Md. Shamsuzzaman: Vice President
  3. Sk. Moazzem Hossain: Vice President
  4. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Shahidullah: Secretary General
  5. Obaidul Kabir Khan: Treasurer
  6. Dr. M A Jalil: Joint Secretary General
  7. Dr. Shah Mahfuzur Rahman: Joint Secretary General
  8. Dr. A K M Shamsuzzaman: Office/Organizing Secretary
  9. Mrs. Sakina Khan: Office/Organizing Secretary
  10. Prof. Dr. Ruhul Amin: Member
  11. Dr. Fauzia Jahan: Member
  12. Reza Karim: Member

Chief of NGO

Name: Prof. Dr. Mohammad Shahidullah

Designation: Secretary General

Phone & Mobile No. (01713003110)

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