To make the COVID-19 treatment more effective and enhance the capacity of the hospitals, Bkash, country’s largest mobile financial service provider donated 14 high flow oxygen ventilators to Dhaka Medical College Hospital and Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital and installed oxygen plant at Diabetic Hospital (BIHS General Hospital), an associate organisation of BIRDEM.
Professor Abul Bashar Mohammad Khurshid Alam, director general of Directorate General of Health Services and Brigadier General AKM Nasir Uddin, director of Dhaka Medical College received the ventilators on behalf of the organisation on Wednesday, said a press release.
Professor Mohammod Shahidullah, chairman of the management board and Professor Syed Shafi Ahmed Muaz, director of Dhaka Shishu Hospital received the ventilators on behalf of their organisation.
Professor AK Azad Khan, president of Diabetic Association of Bangladesh, inaugurated the oxygen plant set up by Bkash at Diabetic Hospital.
Kamal Quadir, chief executive officer and Major General Sheikh Md Monirul Islam (retd), chief external and corporate affairs officer of Bkash handed over the ventilators to Dhaka Medical College Hospital and Dhaka Shishu Hospital and also were present at the inauguration of oxygen plant at Diabetic Hospital.
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