Medical College for Women & Hospital is a project of Medical and Health Welfare Trust, established in 1992. The project began with four visionaries – Prof. A.Q.M. Badruddoza Choudhury, Former President, and People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Prof. M.R. Khan, National Chairman, Prof. A. M. Mujibul Haq, Founder Principal, MCWH, and Prof. Suraiya Jabeen, Founder, Treasurer, who dreamed of a medical college exclusively for women.
The aim of the institute is to teach selected female candidates for five academic years according to the syllabus of Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council (BMDC) for MBBS degree to be conferred by Dhaka University and then impart training of closely supervised internship for one year to create high quality career doctors for the nation.
The institute is recognized by WHO (World Health Organization), MCI (Medical Council of India), Medical Board of California, USA and listed in the World Directory of Medical School and ECFMG (Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates). It is also approved by Bangladesh Medical & Dental Council (BM&DC) and University of Dhaka (DU).
The College has two hostels for the students with standard facilities and an in-house gymnasium. It has two libraries, one remains open 24/7. The institute has a full time dedicated, highly qualified, and efficient faculty, doctors, whose purpose is to provide quality medical education to students, selected according to the government procedure.
Since 2003, the college publishes bi-annual, peer reviewed journal, recognized by the BMDC and registered in ISSN register. The college has a well-developed Medical Research Unit (MRU) which provide a broader research opportunities for doctors and the students of the institute.
Also, the institution arranges annual picnics, study tours, Bangla New Year celebration, post-Eid get-together, Award giving ceremonies for high-achievers, and many more to encourage the students in various social and cultural activities.