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Icddr,b opens specimen collection booth inside Gulshan Lake Park

Icddr,b Diagnostic Laboratories opened a specimen collection booth inside Gulshan Lake Park in Dhaka in partnership with the Gulshan Society Thursday.


The specimen collection booth inside Gulshan Lake Park will operate from 7am to 2pm every day, throughout the year. Anyone will be able to use the specimen collection booth by walking in, without any prior appointment.


Barrister Sarwat Siraj, secretary general of Gulshan Society, Dr Tahmeed Ahmed, executive director of icddr,b and Dr Dinesh Mondal, acting senior director of the laboratory sciences and services division of icddr,b, inaugurated the booth.


A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between icddr,b and Gulshan Society on the occasion.


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Sarwat said: “Gulshan Society is committed to ensuring community engagement in all our activities. This collaboration will bring world-class services of icddr’b to the doorstep of Gulshan residents.”


Dr Tahmeed said, “This specimen collection booth is a reaffirmation of icddr,b’s commitment to helping strengthen the healthcare services of Bangladesh. We are very grateful to Gulshan Society for providing us with this wonderful facility for specimen collection, which I know will help this community greatly.”


Source: United News of Bangladesh