SAJIDA Foundation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on June 15 with the Superintendent of 250 bed General Hospital, Jashore under Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). SAJIDA Foundation will deploy critical equipment, logistic support, an experienced pool of healthcare professionals, and administrative staff at the 250-bed General Hospital, Jashore on its own initiative to assist in the care of Covid-19 patients.
The MoU was signed on June 15, at the office of the Superintendent of 250 bed General Hospital, Jashore in the presence of consultants of the hospital and representatives of SAJIDA Foundation. A copy of the MoU was given to Dr Md Sheikh Abu Shahin, Civil Surgeon of Jashore (DGHS). According to the agreement, the 250 bed General Hospital will be responsible for providing a working environment for SAJIDA staff, space for equipment/machinery of SAJIDA, and overall management of Covid patients with given support of SAJIDA Foundation.
Dr Md Tariqul Islam, Director - Health, SAJIDA Foundation said: “SAJIDA's medical team has amassed invaluable knowledge and experience whilst treating Covid positive patients since the beginning of the pandemic at SAJIDA Hospitals in Narayanganj and Keraniganj. We are proud to be working with the authorities of 250 bed General Hospital and stand beside those who need care right now.”
Zahida Fizza Kabir, CEO, SAJIDA Foundation, said: “This partnership is one of many on the ground initiatives which we have operationalized to tackle the new Covid wave. I thank DGHS and our partners for their support, enabling us to utilize our knowledge and resources at hand to serve those affected in Jashore”.
SAJIDA Foundation is a value-driven non-government organization, established by Syed Humayun Kabir with a mandate to ensure health, happiness and dignity for all. SAJIDA previously operated a 50-bed Covid-19 dedicated hospital at Narayanganj under an MOU with DGHS to provide free treatment to 1,022 patients from March 2020 until January 2021. Currently, it is operating a 28-bed COVID-19 unit, with a 6-bed ICU and semi-critical units with central oxygen supply at SAJIDA Hospital, Keraniganj.