In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh, “Promoting Sustainable Health and Nutrition Opportunities for Marginalized Urban Extreme Poor Population (PROSHOMON) project has provided 450 sets of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to its 15 empanelled hospitals at Feni & Chandpur Municipalities to ensure safety of the medical staff who are directly involved in providing treatment to the patients. Honorable Mayor of Chandpur Municipality Mr. Nasir Uddin Ahmed & Panel Mayors of Feni Municipality, Mr. Ashraful Alam Guiter as well Civil Surgeon of Chandpur Dr. Md. Sakhawat Ullah & Civil Surgeon of Feni Dr. Md. Sazzad Hossain were present amongst others.
In addition, a total of 50,000 leaflets have been distributed through the Municipalities to the extreme poor population in order to make them aware about COVID-19.
PROSHOMON is a smart health card based voucher scheme project implemented by SAJIDA Foundation with technical support from Concern Worldwide & funding from European Union in order to increase access to quality healthcare of extreme poor population at Chandpur & Feni Municipalities.