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POST TIME: 22 February, 2019 00:00 00 AM
‘5,000 more physicians in next 2 months’
BSS, Dhaka

‘5,000 more physicians in next 2 months’

Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque said the government will recruit 5,000 physicians within the next two months to minimize the shortage of physicians to the public hospitals across the country.

He was addressing a view-exchange meeting with physicians at Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College on Wednesday afternoon. The minister said the government will construct one cancer-kidney hospital in each divisional city across the country to ensure swift and standard treatment for cancer and kidney patients.

The government is trying to ensure availability and better services in the health sector in next five years.

Health Secretary GM Saleh Uddin, Sylhet Medical University Vice Chancellor (VC) Murshed Ahmed Chowdhury, Bangladesh Medical Association President of Sylhet Rokon Uddin Ahmed, Swadhinata Chikitsak Parishad (SACHIP) President MA Aziz, District Awami League President Advocate Lutfur Rahman,  also spoke on the occasion.