Dhaka, Bangladesh
18pc work of BSMMU Super Spl Hospital completed

18pc work of BSMMU Super Spl Hospital completed

News Report Some 18 per cent construction work of the super specialised hospital on premises of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) in the city was completed by August, 2019 and as per schedule, the total work is expected to be completed by January, 2021, sources said. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina opened the foundation laying of 1000-bed specialised hospital named "Establishment of a Multi-Disciplinary and Super Specialised Hospital at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on its compound on September 13, 2018. This will be the first super special multidisciplinary and tertiary hospital in the public sector, said a senior physician of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU). Last year, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) signed a deal with Hyundai Development Company of South Korea to construct 1000-bed specialised hospital named "Establishment of a Multi-Disciplinary and Super Specialized Hospital on the BSMMU campus. Head of the surgery department of BSMMU Dr Md Zulfiqur Rahman Khan and general manager of Hyundai Development Company Jong Chol Shin signed an MOU on behalf of their respective sides recently. BSMMU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Kanak Kanti Barua was also present on the occasion. The government approved taka 566.21 crore project at a public purchase committee meeting in the city recently. Patients with heart, kidney, neuro, eye, orthopedic, diabetes and various complications will get quality treatment at reasonable cost by a group experienced, qualified and tested physicians. The construction project of the hospital of Tk 1,366 crore was initiated on February 2, 2016, vowing specialised treatment for the commoners. South Korean government will lend Tk 1,047 crore in flexible terms, in this project. The 1000-bed hospital will be equipped with the capability of treating some 5,000-8,000 patients at the outdoor department each day. Besides, for the first time, 'centre-based' medical services will be provided here. Experts are saying the 'patient-friendly green hospital' will open a new horizon in Bangladesh's medical sector.

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