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Free health service for DSCC residents extended

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Health Desk—Dec 13, 2017: Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has extended its free primary health service for two more weeks till December 27.

DSCC Mayor Sayeed Khokon made the announcement at a press briefing in the capital's Nagar Bhaban on Tuesday.

The door-to-door health service was launched for a fortnight from November 28 to help people suffering from cold, breathing difficulties and winter flu.

According to the sources, under the programme, doctors visit people at their homes under DSCC areas and provide them with treatment and medicines once the residents call for health service using the hotline -- 09611000999.

A total of 3,318 residents so far have received free treatment at their homes while 47 others received health advice over the phone.