ENT and Head-Neck Cancer Hospital and Institute, Bangladesh

Bangladesh is a developing country facing a multitude of health problems with a large emphasis on the diseases of the ear, nose and throat (ENT). The main ENT related problem causing morbidity is deafness. It is most common in rural villages. There are about 1 million cancer patients in Bangladesh, 30% of these patients are ENT related. At present, limited facilities are available for treatment of these patients. Consequently the well to do patients goes abroad for treatment of ENT & Head-Neck Cancer related diseases. For a population of 160 million people, there are only 250 beds in government hospitals for ENT patients. Even the private sector and NGOs are struggling in this sector. With a view to improve the situation, some philanthropist social workers, doctors and other professionals formed The β€˜ENT and Head-Neck Cancer Foundation’ and started a ENT & Head-Neck Cancer Hospital in April, 2004 with a very limited facility in a rented property in Dhanmondi, Dhaka. With the above background, the foundation proposed to establish a modern ENT Hospital and Institute at Plot No. F-12 Agargaon Administrative Area, Sher-E Bangla Nagar, Dhaka on land allotted by the Government. The project was undertaken at a cost of Taka 249.35 million jointly funded by the Govt. of Bangladesh and The ENT & Head-Neck Cancer Foundation. Objectives of the ENT Foundation: * Establishment of a 100 bed ENT and Head Neck Cancer Hospital and Institute at its own premises * Initiation of post graduate training on ENT specialty and subspecialty * Undertaking research activities on ENT and Head Neck Cancer and other related diseases * Building up public awareness of the prevention and early treatment of different ENT disorders including head neck cancer.
ENT and Head-Neck Cancer Hospital and Institute, Bangladesh
ENT and Head-Neck Cancer Hospital and Institute, Bangladesh
Home caregivers for people with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 should:
βœ… Ensure the ill persons rests πŸ›Œ , drinks plenty of fluids and eats nutritious food.
βœ… Wear a medical mask when in the same room with an ill person. Do not touch the mask 😷 or face during use and discard it afterward.
βœ… Frequently clean hands πŸ™Œ with soap and water or alcohol-based rub, especially:
β€’ after any type of contact with the ill person or their surroundings
β€’ before, during and after preparing food
β€’ before eating
β€’ after using the toilet
βœ… Use dedicated dishes 🍽, cups, eating utensils, towels and bedlinens for the ill person. Wash dishes, cups, eating utensils, towels, or bedlinens used by the ill person with soap and water.
βœ… Identify frequently touched surfaces by the ill person and clean and disinfect them daily.
βœ… Call πŸ“ž your health care facility immediately if the ill person worsens or experiences difficulty breathing.
ENT and Head-Neck Cancer Hospital and Institute, Bangladesh
ENT and Head-Neck Cancer Hospital and Institute, Bangladesh
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ENT and Head-Neck Cancer Hospital and Institute, Bangladesh
ENT and Head-Neck Cancer Hospital and Institute, Bangladesh
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ENT and Head-Neck Cancer Hospital and Institute, Bangladesh
ENT and Head-Neck Cancer Hospital and Institute, Bangladesh
Home care for people with suspected or confirmed COVID-19:
βœ… If you are ill with fever and cough you should clean hands πŸ™Œ frequently with soap and water or with alcohol-based hand rub.
βœ… Stay at home; do not attend work, school or public places. Rest πŸ›Œ, drink plenty of fluids and eat nutritious food.
βœ… Stay in separate room from other family members, but if not possible wear a medical mask 😷 and keep a distance of at least 1 meter (3 feet) from other people. Keep the room well-ventilated and if possible use a dedicated bathroom.
βœ… When coughing or sneezing, cover mouth and nose with flexed elbow or use disposable tissue 🀧 and discard after use. If you experience difficulty breathing, call πŸ“ž your health care facility immediately.
ENT and Head-Neck Cancer Hospital and Institute, Bangladesh
ENT and Head-Neck Cancer Hospital and Institute, Bangladesh
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