Public Private Partnership Office

Project Profile

Establishment Of Hemodialysis Centre at
National Institute of Kidney Diseases and Urology
Project Information
Project Name:
Hemodialysis Centre at National Institute of Kidney Diseases and Urology (NIKDU)
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Implementing Agency:
National Institute of Kidney Diseases and Urology (NIKDU), Dhaka
Project Cost:
BDT 80 million
Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the project on 1 January, 2012.
NIKDU is the only Institute for Nephrology & Urology in Bangladesh and provides education, research & treatment facilities for nephrology & urological diseases. It was set up in April 2001 in response to this acute need for the establishment of an institution to treat patients with kidney diseases.

Bangladesh has nearly 20 million people suffering from various kidney and urological problems. Every year 15-20,000 patients develop Acute Renal Failure, 70% of those can be treated by dialysis therapy and further 18-20,000 patients are developing End Stage Renal Diseases.

Thus the demand for the use of NIKDU services has continued to grow over the last 10 years. In addition there is also a need to refresh and upgrade the facilities offered by NIKDU and to benefit from the adoption of the latest technology that is on offer in the market.
To increase public access to dialysis and improve the quality of dialysis services on an affordable basis by upgradingand refreshing the facilities and treatment offered for dialysis therapy.
Project Scope:
Establishment of a 70 station Dialysis Centre within a space of approximately 5000 sq feet that will be provided within the existing institute. It is expected that the private operator will procure, install, upgrade, maintain and operate the facilities and the equipments.
Project Implementation Period:
2012 - 2019
Operational Stage (Implementation Phase)
CCEA approved (In Principle) on 01 January 2012
Contract signed with Private Partner on 27 January 2015
Private Partner: Sandor Dialysis Services Bangladesh Pvt. Ltd. (International)

Mohammad Abdul Awal
Director (Investment Promotion)
Phone: +88 02 55007417
Public Private Partnership Authority
Prime Minister's Office
Plot: E, 13-B, 1st Floor, Sherebangla Nagar
Agargaon, Dhaka-1207
Phone: +88 02 55007421
(Last updated 20 February 2024; subject to further revision.)