Around 435,000 Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh since the latest military crackdown began in Myanmar’s Rakhine state on August 25, with 80% of them being women and children and they are suffering with various health problems. Many necessary initiatives have been taken by Bangladesh Government. Dhaka Ahsania Mission is also providing health services to Rohingya beside the government.
Dhaka Ahsania Mission is starting the health camp from 22 September in Jamtola Camp, Ukhiya with the support of Christian AID Bangladesh. 03 doctors and 02 paramedics are providing the health services from 10 am to 3 pm every day. Above 250 Rohingyas are taking the health services from Dhaka Ahsania Mission health camp every day. Doctors are also prescribed necessary medicine along with the other health facilities. The health services are provided to above 1500 Rohingyas till now.
The Health Sector and Disaster Management Unit of Dhaka Ahsania Mission are jointly conducting the health camp and primarily it will continue till 10 October 2017.