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Govt promises to provide health service to poor: Nasim

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Health Minister Mohammad Nasim on Wednesday said, the government has promised to provide health services at the doorsteps of the poor people at cheaper cost.
 "Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has promised to provide health services at the doorsteps of underprivileged people at cheaper cost," said the Health Minister, while addressing Cochlear Implants allotment papers distributions programme as the Chief Guest in National Institute of ENT (NIENT) in the capital.
He said, Dhaka Medical College Hospital will be expanded by 5000 beds soon.
The NIENT distributed the Cochlear Implants allotment papers among 12 hearing disable children on the day.
The institute will conduct surgery soon on those children to plant those devices. 
The minister also asked the BNP to get ready to participate in the next general polls shunning the path of anarchies. 
Mohammad Nasim, who is the ruling Awami League Presidium Member, said, "The BNP is threatening that they would foil the next general polls. But we strongly say that the election will be conducted in time.  
No one can foil that." 
State Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Zahid Malek said, the NIENT is surging ahead to provide international standard treatment services to the countrymen.
Professor Dr. Mahmudul Hasan, the Director of the NIENT, presided over the programme.
Dr. Mahmudul Hasan said, cochlear implant is a electronic device, which can help the deaf to hear after planting it in the hear through surgery. 
He said the NIENT has established a separate operation theatre for implanting cochlear implants device.
The director said, it is very costlier surgery. It costs nearly one crore Taka in Singapore, Malaysia and in other countries. 
But now some experts have been built in our country to conduct this complicated surgery. 
He said, there are above one lakh people who are hearing disable in our country. 
Among those, 300 people have been taken under cochlear implant surgery so far in BSMMU, CMH and other hospitals.
He said that those hearing disable, who failed to hear even taking hearing aid could get hearing ability by taking cochlear implants.
The director said, they had asked for applications from the hearing disable children's guardians through publishing advertisement in news papers.  
They got 80 applications and sorted out 13 from those.
Among those, 12 parents were present in the programme to take the papers to get the cochlear implant.
Zillar Rahman, Secretary of Social Welfare Ministry, said his ministry will provide financial assistance to the NIENT and other medical institutes to give health services to the poor people continuously. 
Professor Dr. Pran Gopal Dutt said, there are some experts have been built in the country to conduct surgery to plant cochlear implant device. 

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