There are obtrusive discrepancies inside the establishment of health education institutions in u. S. A ., with a maximum of those being an installation in Dhaka department. For example, there may be no authorities or personal dental university in Khulna division, now not even a dental unit.
These records emerged in a record, ‘Mapping of Health Professional Educational Institutions in Bangladesh’, organized by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Mymensingh department has no health generation education institute.
The record, published in April this 12 months, endorsed that no greater new fitness schooling establishments be set up in Dhaka.
In 1971, in keeping with the WHO report, there have been most effective 22 educational establishments for fitness professionals inside the usa. There protected 6 clinical colleges, 2 scientific help schooling colleges (MATS), 5 nursing faculties and eight nursing institutes. The range of such institutes extended significantly after the independence of u . S. A ., going up by 31 instances over a span of forty five years till 2016.
But this enlargement has been disparate. Of the prevailing 674 institutes, 289, this is 41 according to the cent, are in Dhaka department. Barishal has the lowest wide variety of fitness training institutes, most effective 24, comprising four in line with cent of the entire.
It is the same inside the case of private clinical colleges. There are currently sixty-nine private scientific colleges inside us of a, of which 30 are inside Dhaka metropolis. Though 12 clinical schools obtained approval after 2010, that is, after Awami League got here to power, there isn’t always a single private scientific university in Barishal.
Many college students do no longer come to Dhaka to look at no matter having the advantage and qualifications. Some cannot afford it and others are not comfortable with staying in Dhaka. Concerned people say that if institutions had been installation outdoor of Dhaka, many meritorious however poor students of faraway regions may want to avail the possibility to look at. Such establishments could additionally render healthcare easily handy in the one’s areas.
Secretary of the health minister (fitness services) Md Asadul Islam termed the WHO file as essential. He told Prothom Alo, the established order of fitness establishments has been truly imbalanced as these have been set up inside the traditional and recurring manner. However, the authorities’ policy is for the decentralization of healthcare and health education. The prime minister has introduced that clinical universities are to be an installation in every department and clinical faculties in each district. Implementation of those decisions taken by the authorities will bring about stability.
No dental institute in Khulna
According to the WHO document, there are 35 dental colleges and dental devices within the united states. There are one government dental university and 8 dental devices. There are 13 non-public dental schools and thirteen dental units in thirteen non-public clinical schools.
Having attained a BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) from the dental unit of Rajshahi Medical College, Atiqur Rahman is now assistant professor of Sir Salimullah Medical College’s dental unit in Dhaka. Speaking to Prothom Alo, he stated, MSSB and BDS students have some commonplace publications this is why dental gadgets are opened in clinical colleges. Setting up a dental university is cost in depth.
There are 55 fitness education institutions in Khulna division, along with nine authorities and private clinical schools. But none of the scientific schools have dental gadgets. There are no clinical faculties in this department either.
The principal of Khulna Medical College, Abdul Ahad, speaking to Prothom Alo, said, “It is unlucky that there are no dental education facilities in Khulna. We have long been annoying a dental unit on Khulna Medical College or a separate dental university. That has now not materialized up to now.”
The former secretary general of Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA) Rashid-e-Mahbub instructed Prothom Alo that although they may be eager and equipped, monetary constraints save you many college students of Barishal and Khulna can’t come to Dhaka to study on the scientific help schooling school or the Institute of health technology. Yet among the institutions in Dhaka do now not have an ok range of students.
He stated that the WHO has clearly indicated the disparities inside the fitness region. The weaknesses within the health directorate and making plans division of the health ministry were revealed. Rashid-e-Mahbub endorsed that the health ministry takes note of the WHO document and work with the making plans ministry to eliminate the local disparities in the gadget.
Economist and former marketing consultant to the caretaker government Hossain Zillur Rahman, speaking to Prothom Alo, said that Dhaka is the political and bureaucratic center of the united states and the relaxation of Bangladesh changed into separate. This is identical within the case of fitness education institutes. Added to that may be a lack of coordination. Had there been coordination inside the development sports, he said, it would have now not been feasible to have regions with no dental faculties or units by any means. This severe centralisation needs to be addressed and coordination ensured for balanced improvement. This can have a high quality effect on fitness and schooling.