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100 oxygen cylinders missing from SBMCH

  • Our Correspondent
  • 23 August, 2021 12:00 AM
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BARISHAL: Sher-e-Bangla Medical College and Hospital (SBMCH) authorities have formed a five-member probe committee after the missing of 100 oxygen cylinders and 30 cylinder meters from the Covid unit of the hospital.

Headed by assistant director of SBMCH Dr Maniruzzaman, the other members of the committee are—assistant director Dr Mohammad Nazmul Hossain, Dr Mahmud Hossain, Store officer Anamika and health supervisor Selina Akter.

The incident of missing oxygen cylinders came to light on Saturday and later the authorities formed the body to look into the matter on Thursday.

According to the sources at the medical store, the oxygen cylinders and cylinder meters were supplied through the ward master of the corona unit and during a regular counting, the authorities detected that matter.

Selina Akter, said a staffer of the hospital, has been served a show cause notice in this regard.

Dr HM Saiful Islam, director of SBMCH, said necessary action will be taken against those involved in the incident after getting the probe committee report.

According to the hospital sources, there have 628 oxygen cylinders at the hospital. Of these, some were provided by the government while some were donated by different organisations to tackle the corona situation.