Prof. Jahangir is the new director of Shishu Hospital and Ins....

Prof. Jahangir is the new director of Shishu Hospital and Ins.

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:42 PM, 22 January 2022  

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Professor Dr. Jahangir Alam has been appointed as the new director of Bangladesh Shishu Hospital and Institute. He has been appointed to the post for three years.

Prior to that, he was a professor in the Department of Pediatric Respiratory Medicine at the same institute. He has been replaced by the former director Professor Syed Safi Ahmed.

Dr. Jahangir Alam himself has confirmed the matter to the media Saturday afternoon.

He said, I have officially taken charge today. At this time, he wanted the goodwill of all to perform the duties properly.

Earlier, on Thursday (January 20), a circular signed by Mohammad Rokon Uddin, deputy secretary of the private health management-1 branch of the health department of the health ministry, said that according to section 9 (1) of the Bangladesh Children's Hospitals and Institutes Act 2021, Prof. Dr. Md. Jahangir Alam, Professor, Department of Pediatric Respiratory Medicine has been appointed as the Director of Bangladesh Shishu Hospital and Institute for the next three years from the date of issuance of the order.

'This order was issued on the orders of the President and in the public interest,' the circular said.

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