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Hospitals asked to prepare for treating chemical attack victims

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Health Desk--10 Sep’18: The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Sunday asked the country’s specialised hospitals, medical colleges and sadar hospitals for taking necessary steps to ensure the proper treatment of the victims of any possible chemical attack by militants.  

The DGHS sent a letter in this regard to the directors concerned of the specialist hospitals and medical colleges and civil surgeons/deputy directors of all sadar hospitals on August 26, its Director (Hospital) Dr Kazi Jahangir Hossain told UNB on Sunday.

The Home Ministry first sent the information to the Health Ministry on May 3 this year and then forwarded it to the DGHS on June 4, he added.