- South Asia
- September 21, 2017
Without proper antenatal care and nutrition, pregnant women could face serious health risks
Many a doctor working both inside and outside Dhaka said they prefer to serve in the capital as there are better opportunities
Specialists say lack of awareness about Wilson’s in Bangladesh means that it often remains undiagnosed
The tests found in the 30 minutes after smoking the e-cigarettes containing nicotine, there was a significant increase in blood pressure, heart rate and arterial stiffness
Long-term exposure to the highly toxic substance – which is colourless, tasteless and odourless but found in millions of shallow wells across Bangladesh
According to IEDCR, 950 people were diagnosed with Chikungunya at the institution medical centre between 9 April and 17 August
The number of unnecessary C-section surgery is rising in Bangladesh because of exploitative hospitals and lack of public awareness
Over 12,700 tube wells have submerged in Kurigram alone, according to the Department of Public Health Department (DPHE)
Mismanagement and lack of equipment plague Bangladesh’s only specialised cancer hospital
The action shakes up a debate among public health advocates as to whether e-cigarettes represent a health risk or potential benefit
‘The bank and the Bangladesh government will work jointly to implement both the health sector and the government procurement standard development projects’
‘Although so-called proper donor screening is done prior to blood transfusion every time, they are unable to prevent viral hepatitis
which includes Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C’
Dr West emphasised the role of cutting edge biology such as nutritional genomics and proteomics to elucidate the cellular mechanisms of deficiencies and interventions
SSK is a “dream project” of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for the population living below poverty line
‘Complying with this law is difficult as cases show organs are matched with family members in only 50% of cases. There are cases when people want to donate a kidney to a friend or someone else for humanitarian reasons. But the law creates a barrier’
Dengue is spread by two mosquito species-Aedes aegypti and to a lesser extent Aedes albopictus-both of which breed in stagnant water pools
According to data collected from Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), thousands of cases of chikunguniya have been treated at the hospital this year
‘Over the past two weeks, the supply of suppositories have increased, but it is still not enough to meet the hike in demand’
New research gives the first evidence that Zika virus might cause a severe neurological disorder called Guillain-Barré syndrome.
The study was carried out using blood samples from 42 patients who became ill in a previous outbreak.
The Lancet authors say they developed the neurological problems around six days after Zika infection.
Leading scientists described the study as "compelling".
Zika was declared a public health emergency of international concern by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in early February.
Bangladesh Aichi Medical Group has made an agreement with Japan's Ship Healthcare Holdings Inc to build 600-bed specialized hospital in the capital's Uttara.
The agreement was signed on Thursday at the capital's Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel.
Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim was present during the agreement signing ceremony.
Bangladesh Aichi Medical Group Chairman Dr. Md Moazzem Hossain and Ship Healthcare Holdings Inc Chairman Hirotaka Ogawa signed the agreement from their respective company.