BIRDEM is a non-profit organization, which run with the help/donation of philanthropists/donors and its own earning. BIRDEM Nephrology unit is running since 1993 and in April 1999, the activities of the Haemodialysis was started with only two dialysis machines donated by Coln. (Retd.) Rahamatullah. At present the unit is providing dialysis service with 22 dialysis machines. The Transplant Unit started its’ journey successfully in November 2004 with four living related donor transplantation (LRDT). Till date we have performed 124 (one hundred twenty four) Kidney transplantation and 2 (two) Liver transplantation operation.

Donations to Haemodialysis unit-

Sl no Name of donor (Person/organization) Donations
01 Coln. (Retd.) Rahamatullah 02 Haemodialysis machines
02 Biman pilot association 01 Haemodialysis machine
03 Dhaka Bank 02 Haemodialysis machines
04 Dhaka Club 02 Haemodialysis machines
05 National Bank 02 Haemodialysis machines
06 AB Bank 02 Haemodialysis machines
07 IFIC Bank 01 Haemodialysis machine
08 Amina Mohammad Ali Foundation 01 Haemodialysis machine
09 Health and Social Welfare Ministry of Govt. of Bangladesh 04 Haemodialysis machines & other instruments and machines
10 Human Development foundation Instruments and machines
11 Barrister RafiqulHaque 01 Haemodialysis machine and 02 cardiac monitors
12 Dr. Zillur Rahim (On behalf of his family &KhudaBuksh Foundation 01 Haemodialysis machine


Donations to Transplant Unit:

Sl no Name of donor (Person/organization) Donations
01 Youth foundation Instruments and machines worth of 1.5 crore
02 Capital Pulp and Paper 50 Lac BDT
03 Rahimafroz group 30 Lac BDT
04 Saudi Center for Organ Transplant Provided training of transplantation to the doctors and nurses