Health Desk- Oct 17, 2019: The Coronary Care Unit (CCU) of Chattogram Medical College Hospital’s Cardiology Ward was extended from 16 to 31 beds on Wednesday.
Mayor of Chattogram City Corporation AJM Nasir Uddin inaugurated the extension at a programme jointly organised by CMCH Patients Welfare Association and CMCH Cardiology Department.
Taher Brothers, a business conglomerate of the port city, donated the beds through CMCH Patients Welfare Association, said Mujibul Haque Khan, president of Bangladesh Medical Association’s Chattogram chapter.
Mayor Nasir said the doctors and nurses of CMCH have been doing a tremendous job -- delivering healthcare services to patients despite limited resources.
He praised the Patients Welfare Association and Taher Brothers for providing assistance towards the welfare of patients. He also urged the well-off section of society to extend their support.
Among others, Head of CMCH Cardiology Department Prabir Kumar Das was present, at the programme with CMCH Director Brig Gen Mohsen Uddin Ahmed in the chair.