Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday provided Tk 5 lakh as financial assistance for the treatment of Dr Eftekhairul Islam, a frontline Corona warrior now on life support.
PMO Director Dr Mohammad Mohibul Hasan (Sumon), on behalf of the Prime Minister, handed over a cheque for the amount to Dr Eftekhairul Islam’s wife Dr Mahmuda Akter at Suhrawardy Hospital, said Assistant Press Secretary to the Prime Minister MM Emrul Kayas.
Dr Eftekhairul Islam, an officer of 33rd BCS (Health), was directly involved in providing treatment to the Covid-19 patients as a medical officer at the Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital.
He has been suffering from Covid-caused acute Demyelinating Haemorrhagic Leukoencephalomyelitis since April 7. He has been on life support since April 12 at the National Institute of Neuroscience Hospital.