Health Desk: 21 Sept, 2017-- The government has set up 36 medical camps in and around the refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar to offer healthcare services to the Rohingyas.
Sources at Cox’s Bazar civil surgeon’s office said another 12 medical teams comprising doctors, nurses and medical assistants will start working from today (Thursday) to provide lifesaving healthcare to the refugees.
Cox’s Bazar civil surgeon Abdus Alam said that 60 percent of the refugees are children and many of them are suffering from cold, fever, pneumonia and diarrhea.
Director General of Directorate of Health Services Dr Abul Kalam Azad said that they are making their best efforts to help the Rohingyas in need of medical attention.
“We have started providing 120,000 measles vaccines, 45,000 polio vaccines and 50,000 vitamin A capsules among the refugees,” he added.