PM inquiries over the treatment of burn victims
Published: 05:27 PM, 10 September 2020
Dr. Zulfiqar Lenin gave a briefing after visiting the Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery.
Former director of the Prime Minister's Office Dr. Zulfiqar Lelin said there was no shortage of medical treatment for the victims of the blast at the Talla Jame Mosque in the Fatulla area of Narayanganj. The Prime Minister is conducting an overall inquiry into the matter.
He made these remarks to the reporters after inspecting the overall situation of the treatment of burn victims at the Sheikh Hasina National Burn and Plastic Surgery Institution on Thursday.
Zulfiqar Lelin said 90 percent of most of the burn victims were burnt. The hospital has all the support for their treatment. From the first day, the Prime Minister has been conducting a comprehensive inquiry into their treatment.
The Prime Minister has taken care of everything from medicines to the patients, he said, adding that he has come to see if there is any shortage of medical or health workers. However, “I did not see any such deficit.” He said.
Zulfiqar Lelin said the hospital authorities are doing everything possible for the treatment. Relatives are not allowed to go to the patient, for the sake of treatment. The Prime Minister is taking all the information through the upazila and district administrations. Besides, the process of taking action is going on.