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Neonatal-child healthcare project to be helpful, hopes Japanese envoy

November 26, 2021 00:00:00

Japanese Ambassador in Bangladesh Ito Naoki on Thursday said the project taken to support neonatal and child healthcare in Dhaka district would greatly contribute to the improvement of neonatal and child healthcare services, reports UNB.

The Ambassador made the remark while attending the inaugural ceremony of "The Project for Provision of Medical Equipment to Support Neonatal and Child Healthcare in Dhaka District."

The project is being implemented by Dhaka Community Hospital Trust (DCHT) with support from the government of Japan through Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGHSP).

Prof Quazi Quamruzzaman, Chairman of the DCHT, CIS and A-PAD; Md Golam Mostofa, Executive Director of Community Initiative Society (CIS) and Dr Omar Sharif Ibne Hasan, Director of the DCHT, also attended the ceremony.

The Japanese government has positioned the health sector as a priority area for assistance, particularly emphasizing the expansion of the quantity and quality of health-human resources and medical facilities, said the Japanese Embassy in Dhaka.

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