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A complex network with a backbone

A complex network with a backbone

D2

Sun, Feb 28 2021

What is needed to make health research work

Local pharmaceuticals push for generic...

Local pharmas push for generic Covid-19...

Coronavirus

Mon, Feb 22 2021

Lack of WHO prequalified vaccine lab a barrier to local production

Report: US life expectancy fell by a...

Report: US life expectancy fell by a...

North America

Fri, Feb 19 2021

Minorities were the hardest hit, with life expectancy decreasing three years for non-Hispanic Blacks...

Food poverty plagues foreign students...

Food poverty plagues foreign students...

Europe

Fri, Feb 19 2021

Millions lost jobs as restaurants, bars and non-essential retail shops remain closed during repeated...

Biden at G7 debut vows action on climate,...

Biden vows action on climate, Covid-19...

World

Fri, Feb 19 2021

White House officials said Biden would pledge $4 billion in US aid to the UN's Covax program to buy...

Study: Climate change may have played...

Study: Climate change may have played...

World

Fri, Feb 5 2021

The study urged governments to take measures including limiting urban expansion and farming, which it...

Biden launches Covid-19 initiatives...

Biden introduces pandemic...

North America

Thu, Jan 21 2021

Biden set to sign a series of executive orders, including mandating the wearing of masks in airports...

MJF: Over 40% increase in child marriages...

MJF: Over 40% increase in child marriages...

Bangladesh

Sat, Jan 9 2021

At least 626 children were raped last year

Vitamin A-Plus campaign in 2020: Bangladesh’s...

Vitamin A-Plus campaign: Bangladesh’s...

Bangladesh

Fri, Jan 1 2021

A total of 20.8 million children – 97% of the target – were brought under the nationwide...

NSU discusses impact of Covid-19 on...

NSU discusses impact of Covid-19 on...

Bangladesh

Sat, Dec 12 2020

Women’s contribution to the economy must be recognized, speakers said

ADB approves $50m to help Bangladeshi...

ADB clears $50m to help Bangladeshi...

Banks

Tue, Dec 8 2020

It will help provide loans to at least an additional 30,000 microenterprises affected by Covid-19, 70%...

Children tell Dhaka DC about their problems...

Covid-19: Dhaka DC told about children’s...

Dhaka

Sun, Nov 29 2020

They say they can return to school if adequate measures are taken to ensure their safety

Speakers: Spike in gender-based violence...

Speakers: Spike in gender-based violence...

Bangladesh

Thu, Nov 26 2020

Quick arrest, speedy trial of those responsible for violence against women have to be ensured, says...

UNHCR urges states to end limbo for...

UNHCR urges states to end limbo for...

World

Wed, Nov 11 2020

“The Covid-19 pandemic has shown more than ever the need for inclusion and the urgency to resolve...

Education for girls is in a crisis amid...

Education for girls is in a crisis amid...

Climate Change

Wed, Nov 4 2020

Education in the time of Covid-19 pandemic

School, college shutdown extended, decision...

School closure extended, decision on...

Education

Wed, Sep 30 2020

Dipu Moni said there was no alternative to extending the closure of educational institutes in stages...

Disney to lay off about 28,000 employees...

Disney to lay off 28,000 employees amid...

North America

Wed, Sep 30 2020

About two-thirds of the laid-off employees will be part-time workers

Covid-19: The global search for...

Covid-19: The global search for...

Coronavirus

Wed, Aug 26 2020

Once a vaccine is licensed, researchers continue to monitor people who receive it to make sure it is...

Pandemic behaviour: Why some people...

Pandemic behaviour: Why some people...

Coronavirus

Fri, Aug 14 2020

Rule-breaking is not a new phenomenon, but behavioural scientists say it is being exacerbated in the...

Are asymptomatic cases the key to ending...

Are asymptomatic cases the key to ending...

Coronavirus

Wed, Aug 12 2020

Asymptomatic infections may hold the key for community-wide immunity or herd immunity against SARS-CoV-2,...

UN: Women’s participation vital to fight...

UN: Women’s participation vital to fight...

Coronavirus

Tue, Aug 4 2020

President of the UN General Assembly Tijjani Muhammad-Bande warned in July that advances in gender equality...