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Ten-bed ICU to be set up with World Bank help in Chandpur


Published : 29 Jul 2020 08:59 PM | Updated : 07 Sep 2020 07:47 PM

From now on, the people of Chandpur district will not have to wait for 24 hours to get the results of the sample test for the detection of Covid-19 or Coronavirus. People will get the result of the day. 

Within 12 hours, the samplers will be sure that they are infected with corona. And that is possible through the inauguration of the Covid-19 identification laboratory in Chandpur. Education Minister. Dipu Moni inaugurated it on Monday. The laboratory was set up in a flat allotted in the name of MA Wadud Memorial Trust in the Municipal Market in Kadamtala area of Natunbazar in Chandpur city.

The lab was set up in a joint venture between Chandpur Medical College and MA Wadud Memorial Trust. The Education Minister inaugurated it by cutting the ribbon on Monday afternoon. 

Earlier, the opening ceremony was held. In his opening remarks, Dr. Dipu Moni highlighted the context of setting up this Corona Testing Lab in Chandpur. 

At the time she was with her older brother. JR Wadud Tipu and Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Vice Chancellor Prof. Gautama Buddha highlighted the outstanding contribution of Das. Similarly, the Education Minister also said that  Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has extended her hand of sympathy in this regard.

The Education Minister also raised the issue of setting up a Central Oxygen Plant at Chandpur General Hospital with a capacity of 25 beds and adding high flow nasal cannula here.

He emphasized on proper maintenance of new items added to the health sector in Chandpur. Education Minister's elder brother said. JR Wadud Tipu highlighted important information in his speech. He said in his speech, there is going to be a ten-bed ICU in Chandpur with the help of the World Bank. Places have been found for this.

In addition, the World Bank will provide some more funds for the development of the health sector in Chandpur. Not only that, a ten-storey building is being constructed for the 25-bed hospital in Chandpur. It would be reasonable to do it near the hospital. Since there is no space in the hospital area at present, we think that the khas land behind the Civil Surgeon's Office would be better.

Dr. Tipu pointed out that the money (Tk 20 lakh) would be spent here as the Education Minister's bond for setting up a Central Oxygen Plant and RT PCR Lab at the 25-bed hospital in Chandpur had expired. At the same time, he raised the issue of spending his own money. 

Dr. JR Wadud Tipu promises to transform this corona testing lab into a full-fledged laboratory.  Deputy Commissioner Md. Majedur Rahman Khan, Vice Chancellor of Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Prof. Dr. spoke on the occasion. Gautam Buddha Das, Chandpur Civil Surgeon. Md. Sakhawat Ullah, the caretaker of Chandpur General Hospital with 25 beds.