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One hospital bed for 990 people in country: Health Minister

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Published: 19:33, 29 February 2024   Update: 20:17, 29 February 2024
One hospital bed for 990 people in country: Health Minister

Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Samanta Lal Sen has said there are one government and private hospital bed for 990 people in the country.

The minister said this in the question-answer session at the Jatiya Sangsad with Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury in the chair on Thursday.

According to the Health Bulletin of 2022, there are total 1,71,675 beds in hospitals across the country, including 71,660 beds in public hospitals and 99,975 in private ones, he informed.

As per the figures, there is one bed against every 990 people in the country, he added.

The minister said the government has a plan to increase the number of beds in all government hospital in phases.
 


 

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