Dhaka — Narail Express Foundation, the charity run by Bangladesh cricket’s most successful captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, launched a mobile medical unit to serve his home district during the coronavirus pandemic.
Under the initiative, NEF will offer treatment services focused on the marginal population in the remote areas of the district. Besides anyone infected with the coronavirus, other patients will also receive medical advice and treatment from this mobile medical unit, according to the charity’s Facebook page, that Mashrafe himself also confirmed.
“Chairman of Narail Express Foundation, Mashrafe, announced to launch a medical team to treat the people who live in the remote areas of the district. The initiative will start working from Sunday (Apr 5). If you think you need this service, please contact us,” read the announcement on the social media page of the charity.
“We will be updating our programme, and inform you all about the working areas. To make this initiative a success, please do practice social distancing and the other medical advice which was instructed by the government,” it also said.
Earlier, Mashrafe helped 1,200 families by providing them with food and groceries. He also provided 500 PPEs (personal protective equipment) for the health-workers of Narail. Bangladesh cricket’s most successful captain also donated half his monthly salary to tackle the current situation in the country which was prompted by the deadly coronavirus.UNB