Japan has extended a grant amounting to approximately Tk 24 million to three Bangladeshi NGOs -- Thengamara Mohila Sabuj Sangha (TMSS), Prism Bangladesh Foundation (PRISM) and Trust for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (TRP).
TMSS has been awarded approximately Tk 7 million to enhance coronary and trauma services at TMSS Medical College and Rafatullah Community Hospital in Bogura. At least 1,600 patients will be benefitted from C-Arm and ETT machines annually, while 360 people will be annually trained with the trauma manikin, said a statement of Japan embassy in Dhaka.
PRISM has been awarded approximately Tk 7 million for "The Project for Installation of the Equipment for Medical Waste Management in Rajshahi District".
Under this project, PRISM will install an autoclave, a boiler and organise two collection vehicles in their medical waste management plant. Rajshahi City Corporation signed an MoU with PRISM to support this project.
TRP has been awarded approximately Tk 10 million for "The Project for Construction of the Rehabilitation Centre for Persons with Disabilities in Moulvibazar District". Through this project, TRP will construct the ground floor of a new rehabilitation centre for poor people with disabilities in Moulvibazar.