Quader suffers from kidney disease, infections...

Dhaka, Tuesday   22 September 2020

Quader suffers from kidney disease, infections

 Staff Correspondent  daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 01:48 PM, 5 March 2019   Updated: 03:03 PM, 5 March 2019

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Awami League (AL) general secretary and Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader, who was admitted to Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore on Monday, has slight problems in his kidneys and developed infections. 

Citing the doctors of Singapore's Mount Elizabeth Hospital, AL assistant office secretary Biplob Barua came up with the information on Tuesday morning. 

He said that after reaching the Singapore hospital, Quader's physical condition was examined and his treatment began immediately. The minister has diagnosed with slight kidney problems and some infections. However, he has no need for dialysis. 

Meanwhile, Dr. SM Mustafa Zaman, a professor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) hospital's Cardiology Department, on Monday night said that the physical condition of ailing Quader remained stable. His blood pressure was under control, the professor said. 

Quader, also the Awami League General Secretary, was flown to Singapore on an air ambulance on Monday. Later, he was taken to Mount Elizabeth Hospital around 8:50 BST and his treatment began immediately.  

He has been admitted to the coronary care unit of the hospital and being treated under the supervision of cardiologist Phillip Koh. 

Quader’s wife Isratunnesa Quader and Director of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Dr. Abu Naser Rizvi are accompanying him in Singapore. 

Obaidul Quader was admitted to the BSMMU Hospital as he had a breathing problem after Fajr prayers on Sunday. 

He was diagnosed with three blockages in his coronary artery while one block had already been removed, according to the BSMMU physicians.