Dhaka, Bangladesh
CCC fights Covid-19 in synergy with social forces

CCC fights Covid-19 in synergy with social forces

Nasir tells CDC team

Chittagong Bureau: Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) has been rendering health services to citizens with special focus on public health safety and safety of front line workers keeping health sector dynamic during this pandemic. Apart from utilizing available resources, we have set up 250-bed Isolation Center including corona testing booths incorporating social and private owned organizations. The citizens are reaping the benefits of these efforts. CCC Mayor AJM Nasiruddin made these observations during a meeting with a delegation of US Center For Disease Control And Prevention, led by Bangladesh Residential Chief Dr. Michel S Fredman on Sunday. . He pointed out different steps, initiatives, policies and public welfare oriented programmes of Chittagong City Corporation Health Sector to prevent and control Covid-19. "We are continuing these activities and programmes in consideration of circumstances and reality", Nasir said, as he informed that they have kept all programmes functional and dynamic despite certain obstacles in line with preparation to face probable adversities. Head of delegation Dr. Michel S Fredman said, CCC's social and humanitarian move during the epidemic despite limited resources and obstacles is a positive one as he expressed satisfcation at different activities of the corporation to prevent and control Covid-19. "The programmes of CCC during the epidemic provide us an effective and important experience", Michel opined as he also shared international guidelines and experiences that he believed could help CCC continue it's programme without any obstacle. He also assured the Mayor of all-out cooperation in implementing CCC work plans. Project Research Officer Lt. Colonel Dastagir Harun, Researcher and journalist Miss Priata, CCC CEO Md. Shamsudduha, Chief Engr. Lt. Colonel Mohiuddin Ahmed, Mayor's private secretary Mohammed Abul Hashem, chief town planner AKM Rezaul Karim and health official Dr. Mohammed Ali among others were present on the occasion.

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