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Locked down while the cyclone hits

Locked down while the cyclone hits

Julian Francis

Thu, May 21 2020

Our thoughts and prayers go out to those in coastal areas

What happened to the Hippocratic...

What happened to the Hippocratic...

Julian Francis

Thu, May 14 2020

Many hospitals have been turning away patients for fear of Covid-19, with tragic consequences

Act as if you are infected

Act as if you are infected

Julian Francis

Thu, May 7 2020

Reopening will only work if people continue to wear masks and keep a safe distance

Meanderings of the mind

Meanderings of the mind

Julian Francis

Thu, Apr 23 2020

We’ve seen epidemics before, but Covid-19 is a brand new type of challenge

Doing relief right

Doing relief right

Opinion

Thu, Apr 16 2020

This isn’t the first time influential people are stealing supplies intended for the poor

Disability in the time of Covid-19

Disability in the time of Covid-19

Julian Francis

Thu, Apr 2 2020

This is a difficult time for anyone, but a nightmare for persons with disability

Coronavirus thoughts on Independence...

Coronavirus thoughts on Independence...

Opinion

Thu, Mar 26 2020

Even those who take great care could become infected

Difficult to hide my anger

Difficult to hide my anger

Julian Francis

Thu, Mar 19 2020

In a world of lazy officials and incompetent authorities 

Of epidemics and development

Of epidemics and development

Julian Francis

Thu, Mar 12 2020

Can the coronavirus lead to cleaner habits? 

Among the faces I remember

Among the faces I remember

Julian Francis

Thu, Mar 5 2020

Bernard Llewellyn would have certainly joined in the Mujib Borsho celebrations

‘What’s going on in Bangladesh?’

‘What’s going on in Bangladesh?’

Julian Francis

Thu, Feb 27 2020

Many Westerners have no clue

How has Bangladesh changed?

How has Bangladesh changed?

Julian Francis

Sat, Feb 22 2020

The agricultural sector is developing, but at what cost?

Vivid memories of Ekushey

Vivid memories of Ekushey

Julian Francis

Thu, Feb 20 2020

Ekushey is one of the main reasons we have a country now

Breaking the vicious cycle

Breaking the vicious cycle

Julian Francis

Thu, Feb 6 2020

Disability and poverty feed into each other

We need to champion our golden...

We need to champion our golden...

Julian Francis

Thu, Jan 30 2020

With jute, the sky is the limit

Can we have safer roads?

Can we have safer roads?

Julian Francis

Thu, Jan 23 2020

There is a severe lack of discipline on our roads

Will the new decade wake them up?

Will the new decade wake them up?

Julian Francis

Thu, Jan 9 2020

City corporations, police, and Rajuk need to pay attention

Don’t jump into the lake

Don’t jump into the lake

Julian Francis

Thu, Jan 2 2020

Remembering a day of unusual experiences

A Christmas letter

A Christmas letter

Julian Francis

Fri, Dec 27 2019

This Christmas message was written in 2002, but the issues remain, sadly, as relevant as ever in today’s...

Seeing with the heart

Seeing with the heart

Julian Francis

Fri, Dec 20 2019

Christmas and Eid reflections from a friend of Bangladesh

How Christmas came to be

How Christmas came to be

Julian Francis

Fri, Dec 13 2019

Can the true spirit of this holiday be felt in Bangladesh today?