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DGHS drive, Sherpur: 7 illegal clinics, diagnostic centres sealed shut on day 1

On the first day of its ‘recommenced’ drive against illegal or unregistered clinics/healthcare centres, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Monday sealed shut seven such illegal clinics and diagnostic centres in Sherpur district alone on Monday.

The hospitals were sealed during a drive conducted in Sherpur’s Sadar upazila, led by Civil Surgeon Dr Anupam Bhattacharya.

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The institutes announced shut are Bandhan Diagnostic Centre, RH Diagnostic Centre, New Insaf Diagnostic Centre, Siddik Diagnostic Centre, Syria Diagnostic Centre, Central Diagnostic Centre, and lastly New Life Private Hospital and Diagnostic Centre.

“Institutes that have been running hospital businesses completely disregarding any registration requisites, have been shut, said Dr Anupam.

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“The institutes with expired licenses have been asked to renew these as soon as possible. Our drive against illegal clinics and diagnostic centres will continue,” he added.

Source: United News of Bangladesh