Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

RCC sets instance in providing healthcare services: Mayor

Published 3:39 pm | April 30, 2019

Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) has set an instance in the field of providing primary healthcare services to the city
dwellers and the poor and slum dwellers in particular.

In recognition to the continuous achievement, the city corporation has clinched the first position in expanded programme for immunization (EPI) nationally for the eighth consecutive time this year.

City Mayor AHM Khairuzzaman Liton revealed this while inaugurating the EPI E-registration programme at the city bhaban conference hall here yesterday afternoon to mark the World Immunization Week- 2019 observed from April 24 to 30.

He added that the city corporation was committed to protect children from polio, measles, diphtheria, whooping cough and other infectious diseases.

Liton also asked field level health workers and others concerned to
render their services with utmost sincerity and honesty to make the
registration programme a success so that all children could be protected from
the diseases. ‘We will be pioneer in immunisation programme in the country,’
the mayor asserted.

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Country Representative of World Health Organization Dr Bardhan Jong Rana
and its team leader Dr Razendra Bohara, UNICEF Planning and Monitoring
Officer Soniya Afrin and EPI Deputy Project Manager Dr Rejaur Rahman joined
the programme as guests of honour.

Chaired by RCC Ward Councilor Nuruzzaman Tuku, the meeting was
addressed, among others, by RCC Chief Executive Officer Shawgatul Alam and
its Chief Health Officer Dr AFM Anzuman Ara Begum and Deputy Director of
Department of Health Services Dr Habib Ahsan Talukder.

The meeting was told the City Corporation has launched the electronic
immunisation registration programme for the first time among other city
corporations in the country.

The online registration will help the city corporation to bring hundred per cent of babies aged between 0 to 15 months and in some cases aged between 0 to 23 months under the requisite vaccination.

(BSS)

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