Health Desk-Jan 27, 2019: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina directed officials concerned to make doctors and nurses Officer on Special Duty (OSD) if anybody is absent in workstation, does not provide services to patients.
while exchanging views with officials at Heath Ministry on Sunday, she issued the warnings also saying, “If necessary, doctors and nurses who are involved in such wrongdoings will be sacked permanently”.
The premier said, “Surveys should be done in all districts. Doctors who are absent in hospitals will be identified. Those who do not provide services will be made OSD”.
Giving instruction to introduce two-year internship for doctors, the Prime Minister said, “Two years internship will be arranged for doctors. One year will be required for upazila level hospitals”.
Directing to increase surveillance in private medical colleges, Sheikh Hasina said, “Authorities concerned have to pay attention to private medical colleges. Monitoring should be increased so that they become the doctors with appropriate education”.