BAF medevacs RMC principal to Dhaka for COVID-19 treatment

Coronavirus-infected Professor AKM Nurunnabi, Principal of Rangpur Medical College, was medevacked (medically evacuated) from Rangpur to Dhaka on Saturday by MI-171SH helicopter of Bangladesh Air Force.


Bangladesh Air Force has always been providing emergency air transport and medical evacuation assistance in aid to civil power under Bangladesh Armed Forces in dealing with any kind of national crisis and continuing various activities following the policy published by the government to affirm its commitment to meet all emergency needs in a professional manner.


In line with this, the medevac mission was carried out with the guidance of Chief of Air Staff of Bangladesh Air Force. Coronavirus infected patient


Professor Dr. AKM Nurunnabi, Principal of Rangpur Medical College, was emergency transferred from Rangpur to Dhaka by BAF MI-171SH helicopter after deterioration in his physical condition.


Later, he was taken to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital, Dhaka for better treatment, says a press release of ISPR.


Source: United News of Bangladesh