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‘Gastro liver treatment to be available in hospitals’

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Health Desk-26 Nov, 2019: Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque on Monday said gastro liver treatment service would be available in all hospitals across the country.

“A large number of people of the country are suffering from stomach diseases due to having adulterated foods. And many people are taking drugs frequently for gastric. All hospitals of the country would be equipped to deal with the disease,” the minister said.

The health minister made the statement while inaugurating the indoor and endoscopy services of Sheikh Russel Gastro Liver Institute and Hospital at Mohakhali in the capital. Zahid Maleque said the hospital is ready to provide the medical services which are not available in any other hospitals in the subcontinent.

Sheikh Russel Gastro Liver Institute and Hospital director Faruq Hassan presided over the inaugural function while Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Director General Prof Abul Kalam Azad, gastro liver hospital former director Prof Mahmud Hassan and National Institute of Cancer Research and Hospital director Prof Moarraf Hossen, among others, were present at the programme.