Housing and Public Works Minister Advocate S M Rezaul Karim in Pirojpur on Saturday said community clinics are providing healthcare services to the rural people in the country.
“The government has reopened the community clinics to ensure healthcare facilities for common people in rural areas,” he told a function at Nazirpur upazila health complex in the district.Officials of local administration and other government organizations concerned, among others, addressed the function with upazila health and family planning official Dr Ratan Kumar Haldar in the chair.
Rezaul said the government has taken the initiative of reopening community clinics across the country to ensure health services for all in the country.
He urged the community clinic service providers to serve the people with sincerity.
“We have to remove manpower shortage in the health sector, if we want to provide better and smooth healthcare facilities to the people,” the minister added.
Taking this into consideration, the present government has recruited physicians and nurses to remove manpower crisis at the public hospitals and health complexes, the Housing and Public Works Minister said.