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Dhaka community hospital trust gets Japanese support

  • Diplomatic Correspondent
  • 26 November, 2021 12:00 AM
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The Embassy of Japan in Dhaka has donated medical equipments to support neonatal and child healthcare in Bangladesh.

Ambassador of Japan to Bangladesh Ito Naoki attended the inauguration ceremony titled “The Project for Provision of Medical Equipment to Support Neonatal and Child Healthcare in Dhaka District”, held on Thursday.

The project is being implemented by Dhaka Community Hospital Trust (DCHT) with support of Japan through Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGHSP).

Ambassador Ito hoped that this project would greatly contribute to the improvement of neonatal and child healthcare services in Dhaka.

Prof Quazi Quamruzzaman, chairman of Dhaka Community Hospital Trust, Md Golam Mostofa, executive director of Community Initiative Society (CIS) and Dr Omar Sharif Ibne Hasan, director of Dhaka Community Hospital Trust attended the ceremony.

The Japanese government has positioned the health sector as a priority area for assistance, in particular, emphasises the expansion of the quantity and quality of health human resources and medical facilities that support the provision of medical services.