Chuadanga infested with sub-standard clinics

Private clinics and pathological laboratories in Chuadanga district
have been rendering sub-standard health service to the patients.
The number of such clinics and path labs increasing day by day though
the standard of service is decreasing, alleged the local people and
the patients.
They said the clinics most of them ruse by the doctors working in
different government hospitals are not following governments rules and
ordinances. These are not following the standard of providing one
doctor. Three nurse and 80 square feet of space for each ten beds they
Besides, there is shortage of necessary equipment and lack of hygienic
conditions in the clinics said the patients . The clinics charge
abnormally high fee from the poor patients from the remote village.
Local people have also alleged that doctors of the government
hospital, usually discourage the patients to stay in the hospital and
refer them to the private clinics and pathological laboratories are
also doing thriving business charging high rate for various tests.
Local people have urged the authorities to take necessary steps in
these regards and mitigate their suffering.
(Our Correspondent)

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