Focus and Scope

Armed Forces Medical College is one of the best medical colleges of Bangladesh, as reflected by performances of students in examinations of University of Dhaka. A very good number of academicians and researchers are working in this institute. The college is publishing its scientific journal, Journal of Armed forces Medical College (JAFMC), since June 2005. The journal is widely circulated all over the country and we are offering complementary copies to all medical colleges and libraries. As such, researchers, academicians and students all over the country are familiar with it. As the journal is open for all it is now acting as a platform for publishing good research works for doctors of all levels. The aim of JAFMC is to publish quality papers from all corners and any branches of medical science.

Publication Frequency

The journal is published biannually in January and June.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Editorial Board

Chief Patron
Maj Gen Md Nasir Uddin, MBBS, MPH(HM), MPhil(PSM)
Commandant, AFMC

Brig Gen Mohammad Ali, MBBS, DPH, MPhil(PSM)
Professor and Head, Community Medicine, AFMC

Executive Editor
Col Md Mizanur Rahman, MBBS, MCPS, DCP, FCPS
Classified Specialist in Pathology, AFIP

Editorial Advisor
Brig Gen Mohsen Uddin Ahmed, MBBS, MPH(HM)
Deputy Commandant, AFMC

Associate Editor
Col Md Mahbubur Rahman, FCPS
Associate Professor, Surgery, AFMC

Assistant Editors
Lt Col Narjis Maliha Kawsar, MBBS, DCP, FCPS
Associate Professor, Microbiology, AFMC

Lt Col Mushtaq Ahmad, MBBS, DFM, MCPS
Associate Professor & Head, Forensic Medicine, AFMC

Lt Col Sharmeen Sultana, MBBS, MPhil
Associate Professor and Head, Physiology, AFMC

Lt Col Latifa Rahman, MBBS, MPH, MPhil(PSM)
Assistant Professor, Community Medicine, AFMC

Member Secretary
Lt Col Md Abdus Samad Al-Azad, MBBS, DFM, MCPS
Assistant Professor, Forensic Medicine, AFMC

Associate Member
CGO-2 Mehedi Hasan Jewel, MS (Entomology)
Community Medicine, AFMC

Correspondence: Executive Editor, JAFMC
Armed Forces Medical College, Dhaka Cantonment, Dhaka
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Subject Editors

Brig Gen MHM Delwar Hossain MBBS, DA, FCPS
Professor of Anaesthesiology

Maj Gen Md Saiful Islam FCPS
Commandant, AFIP

Brig Gen MA Malik (Retd) FCPS, FRCP, FACC
National Professor and Director
National Heart Foundation of Bangladesh

Maj Gen MG Rabbani (Retd) FCPS
Former Professor of Medicine

Col SM Mamunur Rahman FCPS
Classified Specialist in Cardiology, CMH Dhaka

Colorectal Surgery
Brig Gen Muhd Jahangir Hossain (Retd) FCPS, FICS
Former Professor

Shaheed (Capt) Mansur Ali Medical College
Dermatology and Venereology

Brig Gen Md Shamsul Huda DDV, FCPS
Professor of Dermatology

Maj Gen AR Khan (Retd) FCPS, FRCP
Chief Consultant Physician, BIRDEM

Maj Gen M Abdul Moyeed Siddiqui (Retd) FCPS, FRCP
Former Director General Medical Services
Bangladesh Armed Forces

Brig Gen Md Mokhlesur Rahman FCPS
Adviser Specialist in Medicine, CMH Dhaka

General Surgery
Maj Gen MA Mohaiman (Retd) FCPS, FICS
Former Professor, ZI Medical College

Brig Gen Zahid Mahmud FCPS
Former Professor of Haematology

Maj Gen Md Jalal Uddin FCPS
Former Commandant, AFIP

Infection and Tropical Diseases
Maj Gen Rabiul Hossain FCPS, FRCP
Consultant Physician General
Bangladesh Armed Forces

Maj Gen ASM Matiur Rahman (Retd)
Former Commandant, AFIP

Minimal Invasive Surgery
Maj Gen AKM Zafrullah Siddiq FCPS
Director General Medical Services
Bangladesh Armed Forces

Maj Gen Ziauddin Ahmed (Retd) FCPS, FRCP
Director General, Professor of Medicine, BIDEM

Brig Gen A Rahman Siddiqui MD, FCPS
Former Professor of Medicine

Prof (Hon Col) Rashid Uddin FCPS, FRCS
Professor Emiritus, BSMMU

Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Prof (Hon Col) TA Chowdhury FRCS, FRCOG
Former Director, IPGM&R (BSMMU)

Brig Gen Mohd Anwar Hossain DO, FCPS, FICS,
Professor of Ophthalmology

Orthopaedic Surgery
Prof (Hon Col) AFM Ruhul Haque FRCS, FICS
Minister, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Brig Gen Md Abdul Mannan FCPS
Professor of ENT

Brig Gen Rehana Begum Chowdhury DCH, FCPS
Professor of Paediatrics

Preventive Medicine
Brig Gen Dewan Masudul Haque DPH, M Phil
Professor of Community Medicine

Brig Gen M Sajjadur Rahman FCPS
Professor of Psychiatry

Brig Gen M Nazim Uddin MD, FCPS
Professor of Medicine

Radiology and Imaging
Brig Gen Sayedur Rahaman FCPS
Professor of Radiology

Maj Gen Md Ali Akbar (Retd) FCPS,FICS, FCPS(Pak)
Former Consultant Surgeon General
Bangladesh Armed Forces

Maj Gen Harunur Rashid FCPS, FRCS
Consultant Surgeon General
Bangladesh Armed Forces


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Sources of Support

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  • Popular Pharmaceuticals Ltd.