Padma Diagnostic Centre Limited is committed to improve healthcare services in Bangladesh. By the grace of Almighty Allah on 7th November, 1986, PDCL started in a little vicinity. From then we never looked back but remember. We had started with a Colorimeter, a Hot Air Oven, Microscope, Centrifuge, X-Ray Machine, ECG, Ultrasonogram Machine and a typewriter. In early 1988 we have introduced Computer in our Centre, which was first in the private Diagnostic Centre industry in Bangladesh. August 1988 we added ELISA Method, which was also the first unit in Bangladesh to use such sophisticated machine in Diagnostic services. Just a few months later we added world famous Olympus Fibre Endoscopy Machine. From then it became a habit for us to add all the modern state of the art technologies in PDCL. Our chief management person always visiting other Hospitals and Clinics in USA, Australia, Germany, Italy, Singapore before selecting any Instrument.
In February 1993 First unit of Micro Processor Controlled Image Intensifier TV Monitor System X-Ray unit from GE Medical Systems. In 1994 we introduced standby power backup Generator, which can provide 316 KV power. In 1995 once again we were in spot light by adding Hitachi 911 Fully Automated Biochemistry Analyser. It was the first unit in Bangladesh. In 1998 we had installed Spiral CT Scanner from Hitachi Medical System, Japan. We introduced Chemiluminsent Technology replacing ELISA Method for Immunochemistry test “IMMULITE” from DPC, USA which was only FDA approved instrument in 1999.
In 2001 True five differential part Cell Counter from Sysmex, Japan placed in our Lab. Cobas Amplicor Automated PCR from Roche, Germany first unit in Bangladesh was installed in 2003 with full set up of PCR Lab according to WHO recommendation and guide line by Prof.John Askov. In 2005 we added Olympus Biochemistry Auto Analyser which is famous for biochemical tests. In 2006 we again added another Automated Immunochemistry Analyser Elecsys 2010 from Roche, Germany.
As we continue to build on a long history of growth and excellent along an entrenched culture of quality care and service, PDCL looks at the future with assurance and great aspirations. In 2009 and 2010 we installed more Advanced Technologies from Buyer, Abbott, SLEE etc. Latest installations are High Definition Open MRI and Multi-slice CT Scanner from GE Medical Systems and Cassette less Digital X-Ray from Shimadzu, Japan. Our valued clients/customer is our aspiration.
The mission of PDCL is to maintain a leadership role in consistently providing excellent, accessible and comprehensive healthcare services to the ailing people of Bangladesh and the region while continuing developing Quality Control.