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Social Welfare Ministry to pay for dengue tests

A K Azad : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2019-08-04 7:37:09 PM     ||     Updated: 2019-08-06 8:59:48 AM

Secretariat Correspondent: Social Welfare Ministry will pay for dengue tests to poor people who are unable to afford it. The assistance will be provided under the hospital social service activities.

State Minister for Social Welfare Ministry Nuruzzaman Ahmed said this in a press briefing at the Secretariat on Sunday.

He said, “Dengue infected people will get priority at this moment. Dengue patients who cannot afford expenditure of tests will be provided financial support for treatment.”

In reply to a query, the State Minister said, “A patient will get assistance according to demand. Payment will be paid for dengue tests needed to a patient. This will continue until dengue outbreak will bring under control.”

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