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Conjoined twins Nava and Nova separated at BSMMU

Needs around Tk1crore for performing the operation
PM bears the expenses

Update : 20 Feb 2024, 09:41 PM

Surgeons at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) have successfully separated the conjoined twins Nava and Nova after over a 13-hour surgery on Tuesday.

"The operation of conjoined twins Nava and Nova has been successful . . . it needs around Tk1 crore for performing this operation in India and any other countries," Health and Family Welfare Minister Professor Dr Samanta Lal Sen told a press conference at BSMMU after the surgery, a press release said.

"Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has borne the expenses of the operation of the twins," he added.

The health minister said Bangladesh has made milestone progress in the health sector as physicians of the country have successfully performed rare and complex operation in recent times.

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