Kidney patients in limbo at Kurmitola

  • Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka has cancelled dialysis of kidney patients as the hospital has been taken over for coronavirus treatment. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka has cancelled dialysis of kidney patients as the hospital has been taken over for coronavirus treatment. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The decision to shut down kidney dialysis at Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka left many patients in limbo on Sunday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The decision to shut down kidney dialysis at Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka left many patients in limbo on Sunday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The decision to shut down kidney dialysis at Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka left many patients in limbo on Sunday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The decision to shut down kidney dialysis at Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka left many patients in limbo on Sunday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Patients and their relatives form a human chain in front of the Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka on Sunday protesting against the hospital’s decision to shut down kidney dialysis due to the coronavirus treatment. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Patients and their relatives form a human chain in front of the Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka on Sunday protesting against the hospital’s decision to shut down kidney dialysis due to the coronavirus treatment. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Patients and their relatives form a human chain in front of the Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka on Sunday protesting against the hospital’s decision to shut down kidney dialysis due to the coronavirus treatment. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Patients and their relatives form a human chain in front of the Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka on Sunday protesting against the hospital’s decision to shut down kidney dialysis due to the coronavirus treatment. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Around 140 kidney patients take dialysis at Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka every week as the services in the government-run hospitals cost less than private hospitals. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Around 140 kidney patients take dialysis at Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka every week as the services in the government-run hospitals cost less than private hospitals. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka has cancelled dialysis of kidney patients as the hospital has been taken over for coronavirus treatment. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka has cancelled dialysis of kidney patients as the hospital has been taken over for coronavirus treatment. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka has cancelled dialysis of kidney patients as the hospital has been taken over for coronavirus treatment. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka has cancelled dialysis of kidney patients as the hospital has been taken over for coronavirus treatment. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

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