optionen handel.

NILMRC started Protein and Haemoglobin Electrophoresis (Thalassemia) test. ++ NILMRC has got approval for functioning its administrative works. ++ NILMRC has reported total samples of COVID-19 PCR tests. ++ Update on 28.07.2021= 8,95,426, Positive= 95,310 Highest new record on 28-07-2021= Total 5540, Positive= 947. ++ + ++ +


National Institute of Laboratory Medicine and Referral Centre

(NILM&RC), Dhaka, Bangladesh




Prof Dr Md Ehsanul Hoque
MBBS;M Phil (Microbiology);
Professor of Microbiology (Original post)
National Institute of Laboratory Medicine and Referral Centre (NILMRC)
F/17-A, Sher-E-Bangla Nagar, Agargaon, Dhaka-1207


Message of Director

16 December 1971 is a date very memorable to every Bengali national. It is the day when Bangladesh conquer freedom after almost 9 months of fight, struggle and a lot of sacrifices. It is celebrated as Victory Day. On this Day, I remember the millions of people who sacrificed their lives to achieve victory. Salute to the brave army and people of Bangladesh.


Objective of NILM & RC, Bangladesh

  • To provide facility for community and hospital based training for all level of laboratory personnel.

  • To make a network all over the country to ensure quality of laboratory services.

  • Provide pathological service and utilize the institute as referral laboratory.

  • Introduce accreditation in the field of laboratory medicine

  • Conduct Post-graduate and Undergraduate courses on different subjects of Laboratory Medicine.

  • Conduct research activities

  • Generate income through service provision.



Update date: 24-May-2021

New director joined on 12th May, 2021.
Prof Dr Md Ehsanul Hoque
He was head of department and Professor of Microbiology  
in Chittagong medical college as well as Rangamati Medical College.


Update date: 23-May-2021

Deep Condolence

We express our deep condolences for the sudden and unexpected demises of our former Director and Professor of Microbiology, Prof. Dr. Abul Khair Mohammad Shamsuzzaman. He had served for two years as a Director at National Institute of Laboratory Medicine & Referral Centre (NILMRC), Dhaka, Bangladesh. He was breathed his last breath on 24th April, 2021 due to COVID-19 complications at Sheikh Russel National Gastroliver Institute & Hospital, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh. We pray for his departed soul. May Almighty gives him Jannah. Ameen.



Update date: 26-03-2021



Update date: 17-03-2021

Celebration of 100 birth Anniversary of Father of Nation by NILMRC


Update date 28-09-2020

মাননীয় প্রধানমন্ত্রী জননেত্রী শেখ হাসিনা'র ৭৪ তম জন্মদিন উপলক্ষে ন্যাশনাল ইনস্টিটিউট অব ল্যাবরেটরি মেডিসিন এন্ড রেফারেল সেন্টার এ দোয়া ও কেক কাটার কর্মসূচি পালন করা হয়।

Update date 04-09-2020


Updated on: 2020-08-15; 11:56:00

Official Program on 15 August 2020 by NILMRC




Updated on: 2020-06-29; 15:59:49

দেশে নভেল করোনাভাইরাস (কোভিড-১৯) শনাক্ত করতে দেশের প্রথম প্রতিষ্ঠান হিসেবে এক লাখ নমুনা পরীক্ষা করার কৃতিত্ব দেখালো ন্যাশনাল ইনস্টিটিউট অব ল্যাবরেটরি মেডিসিন অ্যান্ড রেফারেল সেন্টার (এনআইএলএমআরসি)। অর্থাৎ দেশে এ পর্যন্ত পরীক্ষা হওয়ার করোনার মোট নমুনার ১৩ শতাংশেরও বেশি পরীক্ষা হয়েছে এই একটি ল্যাবরেটরিতে। এছাড়াও এক দিনে সর্বোচ্চ সংখ্যক ৩২৩২ নমুনা পরীক্ষাও করা হয়েছে এই প্রতিষ্ঠানটিতে।


Highest number of Covid19 Samples have been tested Today on 30 June 2020 Tuesday: Total 3222 Cases and 806 cases were Positive

Previous Highest was  on 29 June 2020 Monday: Total 3202 Cases and 806 cases were Positive
Previous Highest was on 17 June 2020 Wednesday: Total 2623 Cases
Previous Highest was on 15 June 2020 Monday: Total 2545 Cases
Previous Highest was on 12 June 2020 Friday: Total 2320 Cases 
Previous Highest was on Friday 15 May 2020: Total Number 1584 Cases
Previous Highest was on Thursday 14 May 2020:
Total number : 1318  Cases
Previous Highest was on Thursday 7 May 2020: 
Total Number : 1048 Cases



Table: Overall Data of Covid19 Samples Tested at NILMRC


17 June to 30 June


17 July to 31 July



Total Sample

Total Positive

Total Sample

Total Positive


Within Dhaka


2563 (16.6%)




Outside Dhaka


3190 (17.9%)






5753 (32.3%)








Update date: 10-April-2020

Covid19 RT PCR test at NILMRC

MOHFW, Bangladesh has given the permission for COvid19 PCR test at NILMRC from 31 March 2020. We have identified 4 positive cases up to 8 April 2020 out of 235 samples. We has been using Sunsure Biotech PCR Assay developed in China. As reference Lab, our expectations is to standardize Covid19 PCR using Single target specific amplification. Any organization from any corner of the world will response to provide us single target specific Covid19 PCR assay. It will be much appreciated.



Update date: 12-Mar-2020

NILMRC started Protein and Haemoglobin Electrophoresis (Thalassemia) test.




NILM & RC, Bangladesh has got official permission from MOHFW, Bangladesh for starting its function.


Honorable Minister MOHFW visited NILMRC on 24 December 2019 along with Director General of DGHS, and Other high Officials. It was a pleasure visit since Honorable Minister instructed to provide common lab medicine services as outdoor basis. He instructed PWD to complete their remaining internal works as soon as possible to install and functioning of modern equipments and instruments as early as possible. He expressed his satisfaction and good prospect of NILMRC in his speech in a session organized by the Institute on great Victory Day 2019.










Today Director (Hospital and Clinic) of DGHS visited this Institute and he made following comments:


  1. To formulate a work plan as early as possible
  2. To propose for short term and long term future work planning separately
  3. To make correspondence with Bangladesh Accreditation board (BAB) to have their guidelines
  4. He committed to continue all out cooperation to keep function of this Institute


Common Lab medicine outdoor activity started on 22/01/2020 as per receiving routine user fee.


Bi-lateral discussion as a part of feasibility study with delegates from Asian Development Bank (ADB) about Public Private Partnership  (PPP)  on diagnostic services of national institute of laboratory medicine and referral centre (NILMRC) was held on 9th January 2020.


Seminar and Advisory meeting on 'Laboratory Prospects in Bangladesh '

Chaired by Professor Dr. Shah Monir Hossain held on 3rd February 2020
The key points of seminar are:
1.Formation of Advisory committee .  
2. Accreditation to Bangladesh Accreditation  Board ( BAB).
3. Ministerial GO regarding authority of accreditation.
4. Ministerial GO regarding Quality Control service.
5.Formation of  a Quality Control cell. 
6.Formulating work plan.
7. Expediting allocated manpower recruitment. 
8.Correspondence with Potential  Stake holder and Partners.
9.Structuring of new manpower proposal.
10.Plan for starting new and advanced laboratory tests.
11.Organizing training for Lab personals.
12. Proposal for Staff incentives. 
13. To arrange more learning sessions.

Recent Activities of NILMRC, Dhaka, Bangladesh (December 2019)





Colourful Decoration of NILMRC in the eve of Victory Day 2019

 Updated on: 2020-01-02 13:56:19


Breakthrough Events

Training in Stroke & Epilepsy at NILMRC is highlighted in National Newspaper * * * * * * * * * * * *

Message of Joint Director