Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Bangladesh Armed Forces’ medical division signs MoU with India’s Amrita Institute

  • Senior Correspondent
    Published: 2017-05-16 18:45:44 BdST

The Directorate General of Medical Service or DGMS of Bangladesh Armed Forces has signed an MoU with India’s Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre for cooperation in patient care, medical education, research, training and exchange of healthcare professionals.

The Amrita institute will provide the state of the art medical care to the members of Bangladesh Armed Forces, including retired personnel and their family members.

Necessary consultation of selected patients will be done with relevant doctors of Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, it said in a statement.

DGMS Director General Major General SM Motahar Hossain and Medical Director of Kerala-based Amrita Institute Dr Prem Nair flagged off the deal through vide-conferencing on Monday.

Defence Adviser at Bangladesh High Commission Brig Gen Abdul Hamid and Principal of Amrita School of Medicine Col Vishal Marwaha witnessed the signing.

Facilities of telemedicine and tele-radiology will be set up at the Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka.