DMCH bears Rajib treatment cost

Titumir College student Rajib Hossain.

The Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) authorities are bearing the treatment cost of Titumir College student Rajib Hossain who lost his hand in a collision between two buses.

A seven-member medical board led by the head of orthopaedics department Shamsuzzaman Shahin held a meeting on Thursday morning. Following the meeting, Shahin told Prothom alo that the condition of Rajib is stable now.
Titumir College student Rajib Hossain.

“His brain is in a good condition, but we still decided to do a CT scan to be sure,” he said, adding, “We are examining him thoroughly because the injury in his hand might have affected other parts of the body.”

Shahin also said that the DMCH authorities have decided to bear his treatment and other costs.

Rajib Hossain`s hand is severed in a collision between two buses at Karwan Bazar area in the capital on Tuesday.
Rajib was shifted to DMCH form the city’s Shamorita hospital on Wednesday noon. He is now at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the hospital.

Rajib’s aunt Jahanara Begum said he took water and juice yesterday (Wednesday), but did not eat anything.

Hospital sources said the health minister, Mohammad Nasim, would visit Rajib, a second-year undergraduate student of Titumir College, today.

On Tuesday, Rajib was travelling on a double decker BRTC bus. He was standing on the doorway at the back of the bus with his hand partially out, when another bus recklessly overtook, severing his hand. The accident took place in the city’s Karwan Bazar area.