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Table 4 Characteristics of 14 health facilities surveyed between October 2011-January 2012, ordered by number of beds

From: Availability of emergency obstetric care (EmOC) among public and private health facilities in rural northwest Bangladesh

Health service provider Number of beds Year of establishment Health staff who attend deliveries (doctors, nurses, nurse-midwives, and family welfare visitorsc) Volume of deliveries from Jan 2011-Oct 2012
Public facilities
Maternal and Child Welfare Center, Gaibandha 20 1940 2 doctors, 7 FWVs, 1 nurse-midwife, 1 dai nurse 2,630
Sundorgonj Sub-district (Upazila) Health Complex 31 (50) 1983 4 doctors, 8 nurses 270
Sadallapur Sub-district (Upazila) Health Complex 31 (50) 1968 3 doctors, 3 FWVs, 5 nurses 111
Pirgonj Sub-district (Upazila) Health Complex 50 1975 8 doctors, 14 nurses 695
District (Sadar) Hospital, Gaibandha 100 1980 4 doctors, 29 nurses 590
Maternal and Child Welfare Center, Rangpur 100 1976 2 full time-doctors (1 pair), 6 FWVs, 1 dai nurse, 1 nurse 1,054
Medical College Hospital, Rangpur 600 (1,000) 1976 200 doctors, 298 nurses 5,027
Total     10,377
Private facilities
Private Clinic #1, Gaibandha 10 (15) 2001 1 full-time doctor, 6 on-call doctors, 2 diploma nurses, 5 non-diploma nurses 390
Private Clinic #2, Gaibandha 10 (15) 1999 1 full-time doctor, 7 on-call doctors, 1 diploma nurse, 4 non-diploma nurses 196
Private Clinic #3, Gaibandha 10 (22) 1995 3 full-time doctors, 5 on-call doctors, 3 diploma nurses 737
Private Clinic #4, Gaibandha 20 (100) 1991 3 full-time doctors, 3 on-call doctors, 8 non-diploma nurses 704
Private Clinic #1, Rangpur 24 1996 6 full-time doctors, 70 on-call doctors, 21 non-diploma nurses 500
Private Clinic #2, Rangpur 27 (100) 1996 3 full-time doctors, 14 on-call doctors, 2 diploma nurses, 7 non-diploma nurses 274
Islami Bank Community Hospital, Rangpur 30 2001 16 full-time doctors, 6 on-call doctors, 10 diploma nurses, 13 non-diploma nurses 416
Total - - - 3,217
  1. These data was gathered from facility records and facility surveys conducted with health administrators. The number of beds refer to current bed capacity, while any numbers in parentheses indicate planned upgrades. Family welfare visitors (FWVs) are trained to perform normal deliveries and are considered within the definition of skilled births attendants used in the Bangladesh Demographic and Health Surveys [12].