May 26, 2024

CHATTOGRAM Bureau: Health Minister Dr Samanta Lal Sen today said
that Sitakundu Upazila Health Complex will be upgraded to 100-bed hospital from a 50-
bed one.

“I have already approved the proposal to upgrade the hospital. The upgradation work
will begin soon. Besides, emergency medical services will be ensured by appointing a
surgeon here,” he added.

The health minister told journalists after visiting Sitakunda Upazila Health Complex in
Chattogram on Friday afternoon.

Earlier, the health minister visited the hospital and got his diabetes checked at the
pathology department. He also visited different beds and talked to the patients.

Alhaj SM Al Mamun, MP, Health Secretary Md. Jahangir Alam, Health DG Professor Dr.
ABM Khurshid Alam, Director of Administration Dr. Samiul Islam, departmental director
Dr. Md. Mohiuddin, civil surgeon Dr. Md. Ilias Chowdhury, upazila Nirbahi officer KM
Rafiqul Islam, municipal mayor, Muktijuddah Alhaj Badiul Alam, upazila health and
family planning officer Dr. Nur Uddin and Family Planning Officer Ziaul Quader, among
others, accompanied the minister during the visit.

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