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25 children in thousand born with congenital heart diseases

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Health Desk: 09 April 2018: With a view to creating awareness, Apollo Hospitals Dhaka organized a seminar on Heart Diseases of Children at its Pediatric Cardiology department.

It is learned that millions of children in the country are affected by congenital heart diseases. Worldwide 8 to 10 children out of 1000 live birth with congenital heart diseases while in Bangladesh some 25 children in thousand live birth with congenital heart diseases.But most of the parents are unaware of it.

To detect the heart diseases of the children, the hospital started international standard services with state-of-the-art Echo Machine at a low-cost package of interventional cardo.

Apollo Hospitals Dhaka has launched a dedicated for pediatric cardiology department of Apollo Hospitals Dhaka to improve the patient friendliness at all levels.

Dr. Tahera Nazrin, Consultant of Clinical & Interventional Pediatric Cardiology was the keynote speaker at the seminar.

The session was highly interactive and very informative as Dr. Ratnadeep Chaskar, Chief Operating Officer, Dr. Arif Mahmud, Senior General Manager - Medical Services and other consultants of Cardiology, Pediatrics and other departments of the hospital took part in the event.