Freedom Fighters' Rehab
Sewing Machine Project
Freedom Fighters: The builders of the country
liberation war, there were many war veterans and civilian victims injured
during that period. Many of them became disabled due to loss of limbs and
other injuries. They are quite unable to bear the high expense for their
Long after the war, the condition of the poor freedom fighters are
deteriorating. Thousands of them are suffering from other diseases as well.
Many of them cannot afford the cost of medical treatment.
Amjad is seeing freedom fighters at his chamber (OCRC).
Dr Amjad, a war injured
freedom fighter holds the post of Health Advisor to Bangladesh Freedom
Fighters' Welfare Trust since 1980. During this long time he observed the
miseries of these poor freedom fighters who fought for the country at the
cost of their own life. So he came forward to serve them providing free
consultation and medical guideline, free medicine and so on. He is committed
to providing continued service.
He brought the service under A B Foundation. Now the foundation provides
free consultation, free medicine, appropriate referral to the tertiary
medical centres of the country from the center on every Thursday. Some young
doctors are also working at the center for this purpose. Additionally they
support them to gain admission to different government hospitals and private
clinics for medical treatment when necessary.
Inaugural program of the medical care service from the Orthopedic Care
Research and Rehabilitation Centre of the foundation located in the capital
dedicated to the freedom fighters.