Prime Minister for setting up ICU in district hospitals

Sun Online Desk

2nd June, 2020 08:12:14 printer

Prime Minister for setting up ICU in district hospitals

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has directed authorities concerned to set up intensive care unit (ICU) in all district hospitals across the country on an emergency basis, according to media report.

She came up with the directive from an Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) meeting of the current fiscal year (FY20).

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina joined the meeting through videoconferencing from her official residence Ganabhaban on Tuesday.  

The meeting also approved 10 projects involving Tk 16,276.03 crore, including two projects related to emergency response and preparedness on novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to strengthen the country’s health system.


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