T. K. Group handed over 20 ventilator machines to five hospitals in Chattogram for treatment of Covid-19 patients on Friday.
The hospitals are Chattogram Medical College Hospital, Chattogram General Hospital, Chattogram Field Hospital, Parkview Hospital and Surgiscope Hospital.T. K. Group Managing director Mohammad Abul Kalam took the initiative to support during this pandemic situation as a part of their social responsibility, according to a press release.
Deputy Commissioner of Chattogram Mohammad Elius Hussain handed over the ventilators to the hospitals' representatives as the chief guest at an event held in this regard at the port city's Circuit House on Friday.
With the number of Covid-19 cases on the rise, the hospitals will be able to serve the critical patients better with the ventilators by providing emergency medical support in a bid to mitigate the outbreak.
"During this global pandemic, Bangladesh urgently needs to ensure the necessary ventilator support for critical patients at hospitals. Ventilator is animportant medical equipment for treatment of Covid-19 patients who are in critical condition. From this point of view, T. K. group took the initiative to provide ventilators to the hospitals treating Covid-19 patients in the port city," the press release read.
As a leading corporate group, T. K. Group, which always plays a vital role during the crisis period of this country, has extended its hand to provide support to the people through its different initiatives, it added.
Mohammad Mofassel Haque, Marketing Director of T. K. Group, presided the occasion while Civil Surgeon of Chittagong Dr Shaikh Fazle Rabbi and Raozan Upazila Chairman Ehsanul Karim Chowdhury (Babul) were present as special guest at the event.Seniors Official’s from Deputy Commissioner’s office of Chittagong, the Hospitals representative and T. K. Group Officials were also present in the programme.