Sunday, January 13th, 2019

Ensure healthcare for commoners at lower cost: President

Published 9:13 pm | January 13, 2019

President M Abdul Hamid today urged physicians to provide proper medical treatment to patients at lower cost “Ensure medical services for common people at lower cost,” the President said when a delegation of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) met him at Bangabhaban here this afternoon.

BSMMU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Kanak Kanti Barua led the 10-member delegation. President’s Press Secretary M Joynal Abedin briefed reporters after the meeting.

“Getting treatment is one of the fundamental rights of people and the
physicians should perform their responsibilities with utmost devotion and
sincerity so that common people can get healthcare services at lower cost,”
Abdul Hamid said.

Terming BSMMU a specialised and international-standard one, he called upon
the university authorities to take pragmatic steps to ensure proper treatment
of various fatal diseases and conduct research on the diseases.

“This will help reduce the mindset of patients who go abroad to take
medical treatment,” the President said.

Prof Kanak Kanti Barua apprised the President of the university’s overall
activities, including academic and development ones.

Secretaries concerned to the President were present.


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