BangladeshGovernment Decided to Upgrade RMC and CMC to Universities
The government has decided to upgrade Rajshahi and Chittagong medical
colleges to medical universities, Health Minister Mohammad Nasim said on
February 27, 2014.
While disclosing the decision, the minister
expressed hope that the universities would contribute significantly to
improve health services in the country.
Addressing the event,
Nasim said, "We are forming an advisory committee for the health
ministry that will include journalists and other stakeholders". Another
committee headed by the additional secretary to the health ministry is
being formed to examine the equipment purchase records of government
hospitals in recent years, he added.
"We will identify and take
action against those who were involved in the purchase of expensive
equipment that is proved to be useless", said the minister. He also
reiterated his determination to fight absenteeism among doctors posted
in rural areas.