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Quader's health condition improving

Senior Correspondent |
Update: 2019-04-02 10:37:33 AM
Quader's health condition improving

DHAKA: The health condition of Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader who has been undergoing treatment at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore is improving gradually, said physicians at the hospital.

“Ando tracheal tube fitted to his body has been removed, he is doing normal movement. He is recovering slowly,” said State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Md. Enamur Rahman, quoting doctors at Mount Elizabeth Hospital.

The state minister, who visited ailing Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader at the hospital, posted a photograph on his facebook page on Monday (April 1).   

He also descried the photograph, saying “The director of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (Development and Planning) and Neurologist Professor Dr Abu Naser Rizvi and Cardio Thoracic Surgeon of Mount Elizabeth Hospital Sibastin Kumar Sammy a Obaidul Quader’s cabin at the Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore.

Photograph shows that Obaidul Quader was sitting between two doctors. Bandage wrapped in his right and left hand.

AL general secretary Obaidul Quader’s blood pressure and diabetes-are under control, said state minister Md. Enamur Rahman after visiting the ailing minister at the Singapore hospital. 

Earlier on March 26, Obaidul Quader has been moved to a cabin from Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore as his condition is improving.

He was shifted to the cabin around 2pm Bangladesh Time Tuesday (March 26).

Neurologist Prof Dr Abu Nasar Rizvi, director (planning & development) Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), who has been coordinating Quader’s treatment in Singapore, confirmed the matter to Quader’s family members and others.

“Obaidul Quader is doing well. His blood pressure and diabetes are under control now,” added the physician.

Obaidul Quader, also the minister for road transport & bridges, underwent a bypass surgery at the same hospital on March 20.

Earlier on March 4, the minister who had been undergoing treatment at BSMMU Hospital since early Sunday (Mar 3) was taken to Singapore by an air ambulance as per advice of World renowned cardiologist Dr Devi Shetty.

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader was admitted to the Critical Coronary Unit (CCU) of BSMMU Hospital after he felt breathing problems and chest pain.

He was diagnosed with blockages coronary arteries.

BDST: 1020 HRS, APR 2, 2019


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