Operational activities of RMU will start soon


RAJSHAHI, July 24, 2017 (BSS)- Operational activities of Rajshahi Medical University (RMU) will start very soon aims at improving and expanding scopes of medical education, research and treatment in the region.

Around 40 institutions including public and private medical, dental and nursing colleges and institutes of health technologies in Rajshahi, Rangpur and Khulna divisions will launch their academic activities under the university from this current 2017-18 session.

Vice-chancellor of the university Prof Dr Masum Habib disclosed this at a view-sharing meeting with heads of the institutions at a conference of Rajshahi Medical College (RMC) here yesterday.

Prof Habib told the meeting that there is an instruction of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina relating to quick implementation of the university through improving academic activities with addition of time-fitting course and curriculum.

The university will conduct 90 post-graduate courses under eight faculties from now on, he added. Besides, there will be a 1000-bed modern hospital attached to the university. A nursing institute will also be established for producing skilled nurses.

Prof Habib said all necessary activities will be done with transparency and accountability in order to generating skilled manpower in the field of medical research and treatment.

RMC Principal Prof Dr Anwar Habib, Director of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital Brig Gen Rafiqul Islam, Divisional Director of Health Dr Abdus Sobhan and others concerned were present at the meeting.