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What challenges does Bangladesh face...

What challenges does Bangladesh face...

Health

Thu, Jan 4 2018

Officials have recommended that the Health and Family Planning Service Week be used to publicize the...

PM Hasina tells govt doctors to stay...

PM Hasina tells govt doctors to stay...

Health

Thu, Dec 28 2017

'They could earn huge amount of money by doing private practice in Dhaka. So it is better for them to...

Free healthcare services for DSCC residents...

Free healthcare services for DSCC residents...

Health

Thu, Dec 28 2017

So far, the call centre has received 38,988 calls for healthcare services

Experts: Fairness creams could increase...

Experts: Fairness creams could increase...

Health

Wed, Dec 27 2017

Despite the outlandish claims made by manufacturers, doctors warn that prolonged use of skin 'whitening...

Cardiac specialists say heart valve...

Cardiac specialists say heart valve...

Health

Mon, Dec 25 2017

The Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA) fixed the prices of artificial heart valve and...

Unicef: Bangladesh’s child mortality...

Unicef: Bangladesh’s child mortality...

Health

Sun, Dec 24 2017

Child mortality rate is decreasing over time, Bangladesh has to further reduce child’s death to obtain...

Over 20 million children to be given...

Over 20 million children to be given...

Health

Sat, Dec 23 2017

Health workers and volunteers will feed the vitamin-A Plus capsules to the children from 120,000 permanent...

Quarter of Rohingya refugee children...

Quarter of Rohingya refugee children...

South Asia

Fri, Dec 22 2017

Nearly half the children surveyed have anaemia, up to 40% have diarrhoea, and up to 60% have acute respiratory...

Anti-diphtheria vaccination drive launched...

Anti-diphtheria vaccination drive launched...

Bangladesh

Tue, Dec 12 2017

Accelerated immunisation will cover nearly 255,000 children in Ukhiya and Teknaf upazilas

95% Bangladeshi children exposed to...

95% Bangladeshi children exposed to...

Health

Sat, Dec 9 2017

Dhaka has more than double the expected SHS exposure rate, which is 40%

World AIDS Day: Rohingya influx triggers...

World AIDS Day: Rohingya influx triggers...

Health

Fri, Dec 1 2017

'An estimated 12,000 to 14,000 people are living with HIV in Bangladesh, as per the Asian Epidemic Model...

‘80% of all blindness is

‘80% of all blindness is

Health

Sat, Nov 25 2017

Accompanying Vice-Patron of The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust Countess of Wessex Sophie Wessex...

15% pregnant women diagnosed with...

15% pregnant women diagnosed with...

Health

Tue, Nov 14 2017

WHO estimates that 3% of the population in Bangladesh have died because of diabetes

Obesity blamed for alarming rise in...

Obesity blamed for alarming rise in...

Health

Mon, Nov 13 2017

In 2009, there were only 400 children in the country suffering from diabetes. But now, in 2017, the number...

Schools with best sanitation practice...

Schools with best sanitation practice...

Health

Thu, Oct 26 2017

Three primary schools and three secondary schools received the award for having the best sanitation practice...

Study: Vaping could be just as bad as...

Study: Vaping could be just as bad as...

Health

Thu, Oct 26 2017

There is a lot of controversy and disagreement about how “safe” vaping is

Bangladeshi researchers develop advanced...

Bangladeshi researchers develop advanced...

Health

Wed, Oct 25 2017

According to World Health Organisation (WHO), around 240 million people worldwide are living with chronic...

Every year, under-5 mortality comes...

Every year, under-5 mortality comes...

Health

Fri, Oct 20 2017

Pneumonia and diarrhea top the list of infectious diseases, accounting for 16% and 8% deaths globally...

Brac immunises over 167,000 in Cox's...

Brac immunises over 167,000 in Cox's...

Health

Wed, Oct 18 2017

Access to drinking water has been provided to 276,700 people. Sanitation has been provided to...

‘Bangladesh has the highest child marriage...

‘Bangladesh has the highest child marriage...

Health

Thu, Oct 12 2017

The 2nd Bangladesh National Youth Conference on Family Planning (BNYCFP 2017) was organised by International...

Government launches National Scale-up...

Government launches National Scale-up...

Health

Thu, Oct 12 2017

The routine data collected by our health workers are very important as these data are analysed before...