Health Minister AFM Ruhal Haque on Saturday said the government will take initiatives to strengthen training of country's physicians in orthopaedic treatments in India, reports UNB.
"The training process for the Bangladeshi physicians in the western countries is very complex as well as cultural difference is a big hindrance. Country's patients will be benefited if physicians can acquire expertise of Indian orthopaedic medical system, which is based on advanced technology," he said.
The minister said this while inaugurating a seminar jointly organised by Bangladesh Orthopaedic Society (BOS) and the West Bengal (Paschimbanga) Orthopaedic Association (WBOA) at the National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (Nitor), popularly known as Pangu Hospital, in the capital.
BOS president Prof Dr Abdul Awal Rizvi, its secretary general Dr Abdul Gani Mollah, WBOA president Dr Indrajit and its secretary general Amit Guha, among others, spoke at the seminar presided over by Dr Iqbal Kabir.
Describing the successes of the government in the health sector over the last four years, Ruhal Haque said the aim of the government is to reach health care facilities to people's doorsteps.