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Tobacco causes deaths of 25.54% men,...

Tobacco causes deaths of 25.54% men,...

Health & Wellness

Wed, May 16 2018

Minister for Health and Family Welfare Zahid Malek said the number of deaths will continue to rise if...

AMR Response Alliance calls for rational...

AMR Response Alliance calls for rational...

Health & Wellness

Sun, Apr 29 2018

The alliance is a community of professional doctors including human and animal doctors, working together...

World Malaria Day: Malaria deaths down,...

World Malaria Day: Malaria deaths down,...

Health & Wellness

Tue, Apr 24 2018

By 2021, malaria will be eliminated from at least 59 districts, and by 2030 the whole country will be...

Improper diet, medical illiteracy fuels...

Improper diet, medical illiteracy fuels...

Bangladesh

Sat, Apr 7 2018

As of June 2017, annual sales were at $2.28 billion, or Tk187.56 billion

'Health protection law on the...

'Health protection law on the...

Health & Wellness

Thu, Apr 5 2018

The state minister disclosed it while talking to reporters at a press briefing in his office at the...

Expats prefer Bangladeshi dentists for...

Expats prefer Bangladeshi dentists for...

Health & Wellness

Thu, Apr 5 2018

22-year-old Suraiya Mehzabeen said she comes to Bangladesh from Italy every year for dental...

New organ discovered in human body

New organ discovered in human body

Health & Wellness

Thu, Mar 29 2018

The interstitium had previously gone unnoticed despite being one of the largest organs in the human...

Study: Bangladesh among top 10 countries...

Study: Bangladesh among top 10 countries...

Health & Wellness

Thu, Feb 22 2018

According to a recent report published by Unicef, Bangladesh ranked 8th in the list of highest number...

Lungs of dust: The human cost of Bangladesh’s...

Lungs of dust: The human cost of Bangladesh’s...

Health & Wellness

Tue, Feb 20 2018

This is the first part of a two-part series where the Dhaka Tribune examines the health risks of vulnerable...

TIB: Form independent body to curb irregularities...

TIB: Form independent body to curb irregularities...

Corruption

Wed, Feb 7 2018

A TIB survey was conducted last year on the operations of 116 privately run organizations – 66 hospitals...

Why are Bangladeshi men reluctant to...

Why are Bangladeshi men reluctant to...

Bangladesh

Wed, Dec 27 2017

While use of contraceptives has been common among women for quite some time, most men are opposed to...

'Keeping records of maternal deaths...

'Keeping records of maternal deaths...

Health & Wellness

Tue, Dec 19 2017

'There are maternal deaths which have been recorded as natural deaths, heart attacks, high blood pressure...

‘Technology can transform the health...

‘Technology can transform the health...

Health & Wellness

Thu, Dec 7 2017

Professor Abul Kalam Azad, director general of DGHS, said that the government is working to transform...

Bangladeshis flock to Indian, Thai hospitals...

Bangladeshis flock to Indian, Thai hospitals...

Health & Wellness

Thu, Nov 30 2017

Unprecedented number of Bangladeshis travel to India, Thailand and Singapore for medical treatment

Study finds newborns rarely get TB vaccine...

Study finds newborns rarely get TB vaccine...

Health & Wellness

Tue, Nov 28 2017

Only 2% of neonates have received the vaccine in the first week of their birth in the upazila

The dangers lurking in your energy...

The dangers lurking in your energy...

Health & Wellness

Sat, Nov 11 2017

Most of the popular energy drink brands in the market contain artificial caffeine higher than the allowed...

icddr,b launches research to prevent...

icddr,b launches research to prevent...

Health & Wellness

Wed, Nov 8 2017

'One in every seven births is affected by gestational diabetes, and two out of every five women with...

Single dose of measles vaccine not enough...

Single dose of measles vaccine not enough...

Health & Wellness

Tue, Nov 7 2017

Research shows that around 25% children remained antibody negative for measles even after 93% coverage...

Ten new antibiotics for resistant infections...

Ten new antibiotics for resistant infections...

Health & Wellness

Sat, Nov 4 2017

IDWeek Chair Person David Andes said that he did not remember a previous time when so many new drugs...

IOM: Providing clean water and sanitation...

IOM: Providing clean water and sanitation...

Health & Wellness

Tue, Oct 31 2017

Although, many thousands of refugees now have access to water and sanitation, far more remains to be...

Bangladeshi Dr Abu Sayed Hasan among...

Bangladeshi Dr Abu Sayed Hasan among...

Health & Wellness

Tue, Oct 31 2017

'I am grateful to everyone who voted, shared, campaigned and is passionate about meeting the standard...