Health Desk-18 August, 2019: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the government will do whatever is necessary to improve the medical science in the country, reports UNB.
“We have to take our medical science forward. To ensure higher education and advance knowledge, the government will do whatever is needed,” she said.
The Prime Minister said this when physicians from Hungary, who were involved in separating conjoined twins Rabeya and Rukaya, and eight public medical institutions of the country met her at her official residence Ganobhaban on Friday.
On August 2, doctors separated the conjoined twins after a 33-hour successful operation at the Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka.
The operation was carried out with the support of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Defenceless People Foundation (ADPF), an agency of the Hungarian government.
Earlier, the twins were sent to Hungary for treatment and the Prime Minister bore their entire treatment cost at home and abroad.
Director General of Bangladesh Armed Forces Medical Services Mohammad Fashiur Rahman and surgeon of Hungarian medical team Dr Csapody led the medical team.
The Premier said medical organisations of the country have to be made more developed and modern cashing in on the experience.