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AMRITA to provide medical care to Bangladesh Armed Forces

24 May 2017 | News

This collaboration will bring the two nations closer, even as members of Bangladesh Armed Forces benefit from the state-of-the-art medical expertise and infrastructure available at Amrita Hospital.

The Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (Amrita Hospital) is going to provide state-of-the-art specialty medical care to members of Bangladesh Armed Forces (BAF), including retired personnel, and their family members.

A wide-ranging agreement for collaboration in patient care, medical education, research and training, and exchange of healthcare professionals was signed by Major General SM Motahar Hossain, Director General of Medical Services (DGMS), Bangladesh Armed Forces, and Dr. Prem Nair, Medical Director, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi.

This collaboration will bring the two nations closer, even as members of Bangladesh Armed Forces benefit from the state-of-the-art medical expertise and infrastructure available at Amrita Hospital.

Amrita hospital is going to set up telemedicine and tele-radiology facilities at the Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka which will connect doctors at Amrita Hospital to patients in Bangladesh for consultation. This collaboration will help save many lives as patients will be referred for complex surgeries and medical procedures.

The agreement was signed in the presence of Dr. Prem Nair of Amrita Hospital and Brig. Gen. Abdul Hamid, Defence Adviser with Bangladesh High Commission.

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