Urging doctors to dedicate themselves in providing treatment to the people of the country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said you (doctor society) must take good care of the rural hard working people as your salary comes from their hardship labor. Sheikh Hasina made the remarks while addressing a function as the chief guest on the occasion of laying the foundation stone of Super Specialised Hospital of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) and inauguration of the Convention Centre, Diagnostic and Oncology Building and Doctors Dormitory on the BSMMU campus in Dhaka on Thursday morning (Sept 13).
“Many medical colleges are being established in the private sector. But weve to see whether proper education is being provided or actual doctors are being created,” she said.
The premier said the medical universities could properly monitor the activities of the private medical colleges. “They could keep surveillance on whether students receive quality education from the private medical colleges,” she said.
Sheikh Hasina said the government wants to make such arrangements. “We want to improve the quality of healthcare services,” she said.
The prime minister reiterated that medical universities will be established in all divisions of the country gradually to provide better medicare services to the people as well as to ensure higher education for the medical students.
Health Minister Mohammad Nasim and Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Health Ministry Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim were present at the function as the special guests, while BSMMU Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Kanak Kanti Barua chaired the function.