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Memorandum to Director General of health department on behalf of BPA

Staff Repoter :: Bangladesh Physical Therapy Association (BPA) has submitted a memorandum to the Director General of the Department of Health.President of Bangladesh Physical Therapy Association sent on Wednesday. Abdullah Al Mamun and General Secretary Dr. In the memorandum signed by Muhammad Tauhiduzzaman, it is said that the physiotherapy profession has been in operation since 1958 in Bangladesh. Then, for the excellence of this profession, the Department of Physiotherapy was started in Dhaka Medical College Hospital and Chittagong Medical College Hospital. Then it becomes vacant. “Bangladesh College of Physiotherapy” officially approved. Then the case in the name of “slum eviction” in the approved place went on for a long time. The verdict was passed, but still the country’s only government physiotherapy college did not see the light of day. Physiotherapists who have studied 5350 hours in 43 subjects, passed 4 professional exams and completed a one-year internship in Physiotherapy do not get government jobs. Not enough government posts, No recruitment notification. As there is no government structure, private hospitals also do not have infrastructure commensurate with qualifications. No standard salary recruitment circular. Physiotherapy services in private hospitals are being run by medical technologists who have completed the “Diploma in Medical Technology (Physiotherapy)” course. As a result physiotherapists did not have a respectable place there.

Physiotherapists pass a total of 43 subjects including 300 marks anatomy, 300 marks pharmacology, physiology, biochemistry, community medicine, general surgery, pathology, microbiology, rheumatology, orthopedics, neurology, paediatrics, psychiatry and psychology etc. Still when the physiotherapists Dr. The right to use the prefix was abrogated by Section 29 of the BMDC Act 2010 when a writ petition was filed in the High Court bearing No. 10998/2011. In view of that, the High Court Dr. Article 29 suspends the use of the title by physiotherapists. As a result, Dr. physiotherapists. The right to use the title is reserved.Medical physicians are doctors, dentists are dentists, physiotherapists are physical therapists. Everyone’s scope and identity is unique. Defamation and defamation of physiotherapists described there and Dr. All Physiotherapy professionals, teachers and teachers strongly protest against the objectionable statement about the title.

The memorandum further states that your Subordinate Director (Hospitals and Clinics) Dr. A team led by Md. Habibul Ahsan Talukder visited DPRC Hospital in Shyamlisth, Dhaka on September 26. Dr. after the visit. Md. Habibul Ahsan Talukder commented that the hospital’s physiotherapy doctor Dr. Dr. Safiullah Pradhaniyar. No right to use title. He is not a doctor. Note that the said hospital is a physiotherapy based specialized hospital and the mentioned doctor is the chief physiotherapist and physiotherapy doctor of the hospital. Not only that, Dr. concerned. Md. Habibul Ahsan Talukder slandered and defamed the said physiotherapy doctor in front of the media.Physiotherapy professionals, teachers, students will collectively take appropriate and intense agitation program if the concerned director does not withdraw his comments and apologize within the next 48 hours.

BDPressRelease/ 05 October 2023 /MM