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10 doctors suspended: Refusal to treat virus patients in Ctg

Chittagong, June 17 – Ten physicians of different hospitals under Chittagong City Corporation and a store keeper have been suspended for refusing to provide treatment to Covid-19 patients. Chattogram City Corporation issued a notice in this regard on Tuesday night, said Chief Health Officer of Chattogram City Corporation, Dr Selim Akter. Read More »

Covid-19 Isolation Centre at ICCB to be launched by Monday

Bashundhara Isolation Centre, dedicated for COVID-19 patients at Bashundhara International Convention City (ICCB), will be formally launched on Sunday or Monday, said its Director Dr Tanvir Ahmed. “The 2,000-bed isolation centre would formally start receiving COVID-19 patients from Sunday or Monday,” he told UNB. “We’ll allow only COVID-19 infected patients referred by other hospitals,” he said adding that no patient ... Read More »

BDF shows alarming picture of doctors getting Covid-19 in BD

Two doctors are getting infected every hour on average while fighting against the novel coronavirus at both government and private hospitals across the country. This was disclosed on Tuesday by the Bangladesh Doctors Foundation (BDF), a forum of physicians, as they presented their daily briefing that concentrates on how physicians, as well as other healthcare professionals, are handling things. “Altogether ... Read More »

Coronavirus: Three cheers for our hero medics

If it’s true that every compassionate deed performed in this life plants a seed in the soul that blossoms in the next, theirs will be a Garden of Eden Sir Frank Peters Let’s give loud prolonged rhythmic drum rolls, repeated curtain calls, loud cheers, and a standing ovation to the doctors, nurses and other medic workers who are risking their ... Read More »

Gonoshasthaya Kendra sample local Covid testing kits Apr 25

GK will go for bulk production immediately after getting the approval from the appropriate authority of the government and would be able to supply 100,000 kits per month. At least 10 government organizations will get locally manufactured Covid-19 test kits as samples for further test, Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder and trustee Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury confirmed on Thursday. Read More »