ICU to be set up at zila sadar hospitals: Maleque

SANGSAD BHABAN, Health and Family Welfare Minister

Zahid Maleque today said the government will introduce ICU (intensive care unit)

in all the country's zila sadar hospitals aiming to ensure better medical treatment

to marginal people.

The government has planned to increase the beds of ICUs of all important

hospitals, including all medical colleges, he said while replying a tabled question

placed by independent lawmaker Mohammad Shahid Islam (Laxmipur2) in the

Jatiya Sangsad here.

To this end, Maleque said, activities of the increase of ICU beds continue

considering the priority and space of the hospitals.

He said there is also a plan to introduce ICUs in all zila sadar hospitals in the future.

Responding another tabled question placed by treasury bench lawmaker Shafiqul

Islam Shimul (Natore2), the health minister said the government is considering

setting up burn unit at sadar level hospital.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)