|| children and pregnant women are not admitted and are seen at the outpatient . mental hospital , pabna , in bangladesh . 1994 . the mental hospital , pabna is the first hospital of its kind in bangladesh for a population of about 130 million . it was established in 1957 by the then civil surgeon of pabna district in a local landlords house . in 1959 it was shifted to hemayetpur , about 8 km from the district town . initially the number of beds was 60 and subsequently was increased to 500 . according to national mental health survey in 2003 2005 about 16 . 05% of the adult population in the country is suffering from mental disorders . there are about 700 beds in the government hospitals for mental patients , which is very insufficient for a large number of people suffering from mental illness . ?