Dhaka, March 1 -- The engagement of common people is crucial to ensure the functionality of community clinics as it is a public-private partnership, according to Professor Syed Modasser Ali, chairman of the Community Clinic Health Service Trust (CCHST).

"Where the Community Group (CG) is active, there the community clinic is effective and functional. Strengthening CG is a must to activate and functionalize the community clinics," he added, reports UNB.

He was speaking at a workshop titled "Role of Community Clinics and Local Government Institutions to Sustain Primary Health Care and Nutrition Services" organized by World Vision Bangladesh (WVB) under USAID's Nobo Jatra Project II (NJP II) at a hotel in Dhaka on Thursday.

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