Health Desk – 11 Mar,2021: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Thursday said the government will set up community vision centres in all upazilas across the country in phases to provide better eyecare services to local people.
The Prime Minister was inaugurating the operation of community vision centres set up in 70 upazila health complexes of 20 districts under five divisions through a videoconference.
She joined the virtual inaugural ceremony, held at National Institute of Ophthalmology and Hospital in the capital, from her official residence Gono Bhaban.
Sheikh Hasina said the government has already undertaken a plan to set up 110 more community vision centres at the upazila level.
The Prime Minister said,Healthy people are required to build a healthy Bangladesh.
Mentioning that the government is providing free vitamin-A, different vaccines and medicines to people, she said, We’ve been creating scopes so that people can stay healthy everywhere.