Awami League opens dengue monitoring cell

Bangla Tribune Desk
Published : 21:58, Aug 03, 2019 | Updated : 22:00, Aug 03, 2019

This June 2018 photo shows Awami League’s emblem and party symbol engraved on the front side of the new Awami League`s central office at 23 Bangabandhu Avenue in Dhaka Gulistan. CourtesyAwami League (AL) has formed a monitoring cell comprising specialized doctors for implementing effective steps to prevent dengue disease and provide proper treatment to dengue patients.
The cell was formed at a meeting of AL with its General Secretary Obaidul Quader in the chair at AL president’s political office at Dhanmondi in the capital on Saturday (Aug 3), reports BSS.
Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA) President Dr Mostafa Jalal Mohiuddin has been made the convenor of the cell.
AL Advisory Council Members Md Rashidul Alam and Mukul Bose, among others, were present at the meeting.
The meeting has drawn up a five-point programme for the monitoring cell in controlling the outbreak of dengue.
The five points include forming monitoring cells at 64 districts, gearing up mass awareness, praising the services of nurses and other health workers, arranging necessary logistic support after coordinating with the government and ensuring sufficient doctors, nurses and other health workers at every district.
The other members of the monitoring cell are- – Dr Rokeya Sultana, Dr Badiuzzaman Bhuiyan Dablu, Dr M Iqbal Arslan, Dr Kanak Kanti Barua, Dr Mohammad Moniruzzaman Bhuiyan, Dr Mf Ihateshamul Haque Chowdhury, Dr MA Aziz, Dr Sharfuddin Ahmed, Dr Mohammad Jamal Uddin Chowdhury, Dr Kamrul Hasan Khan, Dr MA Rouf Sarder, Dr ABM Abdullha, Dr Md Kamrul Hasan (Milan), Dr Uttam Kumar Barua, Dr Khan Abul Kalam Azad, Dr Jhilan Mia Sarker, Dr Shahan Akther Rahman, Dr Ehasanul Kabir Jaglul, Dr Ali Asgar Moral, Dr Md Julfikar Ali (Lenin) and Dr Syed Atiqul Haque.