DSHSE asks to distribute 27 biographical books among students on Bangabandhu
Arifa Rakhi of DOT
As part of observing National Mourning Day on August 15, the Directorate of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (DSHSE) has directed the educational institutions to distribute 27 biographical books among the students on Bangabandhu published by Shishu Academy.
The directive was issued on August 7. The Education Ministry asked the DG of the DSHSE to take necessary steps in this regard.
According to the Education Ministry, Women and Children Affairs Ministry sent a letter to the ministry on July 23 to give opportunity meeting of the DGHS, with Health Minister Zahid Maleque as the chief guest, at its headquarters in Mohakhali around 9am yesterday. It was organized by Mugda Medical College, with the cooperation of Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA).
DGHS also helped raise awareness about dengue prevention by working with Bangladesh Private Medical College Association (BPMCA) and students of 32 medical colleges in Dhaka and nearby areas.
Bangladesh Pediatric Association also exchanged views at a meeting with the DGHS yesterday morning. The association, with the cooperation of DGHS, will provide training to pediatricians of two private medical hospitals, on the clinical management of dengue infected patients, from August 10.
The association also gave instructions on clinical management to the teachers of pediatrics and pediatricians of Sadar, medical college and medical college hospitals, through video conferencing.
The Communicable Disease Control (CDC) of the DGHS has distributed dengue NS1 kits among the Sadar hospitals in all 64 districts.
Earlier on Wednesday, CDC and Bangladesh Medicine Society (BMS) held a video conference with the civil surgeons and Resident Medical Officer (RMO) of medicine and pediatricians of 26 districts on dengue management guideline.
Yesterday, 25 other districts were supposed to be covered.
Health Minister Zahid Maleque spoke at the discussion meeting. Director General of DGHS Prof Dr Abul Kalam Azad, Director of CDC Dr Sania Tahmina, Director of Management Information System (MIS) Dr Samir Kanti Sarkar, Line Director of Hospital Service Management Dr Satyakam Chakrabarty , Program Manager (Dengue) Dr MM Akhtaruzzaman and other officials of DGHS were also present.