Staff Correspondent: DHAKA: A 100-bed hospital will be set up in every upazila of the country, said State Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr Murad Hassan.
He was addressing said a programme at Moulana Akram Khan hall of the National Press Club on Friday (April 26).
The state minister, as the chief guest, said according to the election manifesto and announcement of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, 100-bed hospital will be set up in every upazila of the country in a bid to reach quality health and nutrition services to the doorstep of every people of Bangladesh.
“Sheikh Hasina Medical College will be set up in Jamalpur. I announced that a 250-bed hospital will be set up here. The 50-bed health complex of Madarganj upazila will be upgraded to 100-bed one”, he added.
Jamalpur Journalist Forum organized in Dhaka arranged the programme.
With organization’s president Abu Sayeed in the chair, the programme was also addressed by Engineer Mosharraf Hossain MP, BTRC Chairman Md Jahurul Haque, President of Federal Union of Journalists Molla Jalal, Press Club General Secretary Farida Yasmin, among others.