HealthBiz Desk :
More than 1000 distress rural people at the upazila today received free treatment and medicine as a medical camp was held marking the first death anniversary of Md Anwar Hossain, former managing director of Khulna Newsprint Mills.
More than twenty specialist physicians from the capital Dhaka contributed the medical camp at Purba Darillah village under Nandail Upazila in Mymensigh from 10am to 5 pm.
Doctors from the discipline of medicine, physical medicine, cardiology, nephrology, ENT, orthopedics, gynecology, surgery, dermatology, ophthalmology and pediatrics volunteered the medical camp, said Assistant professor of Dhaka Medical Collage and Hospital (DMCH) Dr ASM Tanim Anwar, the younger son of late Hossain.
People of all ages of the upazila especially the elderly ones expressed their happiness after getting the treatment from the specialist physicians and free medicine donated by the Late Hossain’s family.
They especially expressed their gratitude to the specialist doctors those benevolently drove here from Dhaka amid their busy schedule.
The elder son of late Hossain, Md Tanzim Anwar, Special Correspondent of Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) lauded the initiative as the camp seemed a relief among the cold-hit distress rural people especially the elderly and children.
Later, a Milad Mahfil was held after the Asr Prayer at Late Hossain’s ancestors’ residence at the village.
Hossain’s wife Hosne Ara Begum and daughter Tasfia Kishwar urged everyone to pray for the eternal peace of the departed soul.
Anwar Hossain, who also served as managing director of Pakshi Paper Mills, Khulna Hardboard Mills and Karnaphuli Rayon and Chemicals Limited, passed away at Dhanmondi Popular Hospital at the age of 78 on February 4 last year.