A modern and specialised burn and plastic surgery unit is being set up at Chattogram Medical College Hospital following a bilateral agreement between China and the health ministry.
It is often said that if we hurt Mother Nature, we end up hurting ourselves. This saying could not be truer than in the case of Chattogram, the commercial capital of Bangladesh, during monsoons, when it goes under water for the most part.
It was early in the morning on a Saturday. The Sun was peeping behind the cloud. The road at Raoshan Hat in Chandanaish upazila was wet due to overnight rain.
An injured monkey showed up at a hospital three days in a row till yesterday all by itself to get treatment for wounds in Chattogram’s Sitakunda upazila.
Waterlogging caused by overnight downpour has disrupted the lives of residents in Chattogram and forced the authorities to delay the HSC exams by an hour yesterday.
With the number of patients increasing every day, dengue has already become a menace in Chattogram this month. And if proper actions are not taken, the outbreak threatens to wreak havoc in the region.
Shuvechchha Ghosh, a resident of Chattogram’s Askar Dighir Par area, has been suffering lately due to frequent load shedding, which occurs six to seven times a day.
City dwellers of some areas are not getting the water supply they need as Chattogram Water and Sewerage Authority is in difficulty purifying river water.