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Prime Minister to bear treatment cost of Nuha, Naba

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Published: 15:27, 1 December 2022  
Prime Minister to bear treatment cost of Nuha, Naba

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will fund the country's first successful surgery to separate the attached spines of two children-Nuha and Naba.

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Vice Chancellor (VC) Professor Md Sharfuddin Ahmed informed this on Thursday morning.

Dr Mohammad Hossain, dean of the faculty of surgery and professor at the hospital’s neurosurgery department, said “The treatment process of conjoined twins, aged eight months and 13 days, is very complicated and lengthy. We will have to operate on them in several steps”.

Doctors from different departments including neurosurgeons, urologists, pediatric surgeons, burn and plastic surgeons, anesthesiologists, and pediatric nutritionists will be needed for the surgery and post-surgery treatment, Dr Mohammad Hossain added.