The government has begun 39th BCS recruited 2,000 doctors and 5,000 nurses to hurry up the treatment of patients amid the outbreak.
The government has decided to recruit 2,000 more physicians from the waiting list of the 39th BCS recruited a special batch of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) amid the deterioration coronavirus pandemic within the country.
Although the physicians on the waiting list of the 39th BCS did allege to get selected as non-cadres, now they’re going to do counted as a part of the first-class cadre.
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He said the government has asked for the job appointment of 6,000 nurses but that might not be possible.
We have decided to recruit 2,000 physicians and 6,000 nurses as per Prime Minister guidelines.
Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC) and health ministry officials said the recruitment would last cleaned out the quickest possible time.
Meanwhile, the Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA) has sent a letter to the authorities involved to recruit the physicians from the 39th BCS.
Health ministry sources said they already had the prime minister’s approval during this regard.
Health minister Zahid Maleque has also said his ministry decided to recruit the physicians because the government hospitals are struggling to make sure treatment for COVID-19 patients thanks to a shortage of physicians.
“We have noticed that physicians, nurses, and health officials are getting the coronavirus while performing their duty. We are sorry and need them quick recovery.
As some more hospitals are being prepared for coronavirus treatment and lots of the physicians did send to quarantine.
we’ve decided to recruit 2,000 physicians and 6,000 nurses as per prime minister directives.”
Officials at Bangladesh Doctors’ Foundation said since Saturday (25 April), 287 physicians occur diagnosed with coronavirus. Most of them were performing at govt hospitals.
PSC sources said it earlier recommended recruiting 4,792 physicians from the 39th BCS. It said 2,000 more physicians might live recruited from the waiting list.
PSC chairman Muhammed Sadique told media that new recruitment requires a replacement notification, certain examinations and is sort time-consuming.
“They do qualify. We couldn’t recruit them thanks to the shortage of vacant posts. If the govt wants to use 2000 physicians, we happen prepared for that,” said Muhammed Sadique.
There are 27,409 doctors among 78,300 officials and other employees, consistent with data from the health ministry.
And the total number of registered nurses stands 56,734, consistent with Bangladesh Nursing and Midwifery Council.
Considering the national crisis, he added, 2000 more physicians are often appointed from the waiting list of the 39th BCS.
Source – Daily Prothom-Alo