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You’re driving us crazy

You’re driving us crazy

Nibir Mostafa Khan

Fri, Oct 12 2018

We must get rid of the stigma surrounding mental health

WHO: Alcohol abuse kills 3 million a...

WHO: Alcohol abuse kills 3 million a...

World

Sat, Sep 22 2018

And despite evidence of the health risks it carries, global consumption of alcohol is predicted to rise...

Unicef: Under-5 mortality rate falls...

Under-5 mortality rate falls sharply...

Bangladesh

Fri, Sep 21 2018

A child under 15 dies every five seconds around the world, says a new report

WHO: Ebola spreads to DR Congo city...

WHO: Ebola spreads to DR Congo city...

Africa

Sat, Aug 25 2018

Reports of Ebola cases are coming from Oicha, a city in the country's North Kivu province, which...

WHO recognises 'compulsive sexual behaviour'...

WHO recognises 'compulsive sexual behaviour'...

Health & Wellness

Sun, Jul 15 2018

Although WHO recognises it as a mental disorder, the UN health body insists more research is needed before...

Being transgender is no longer a mental...

Being transgender is no longer a mental...

D2

Thu, Jun 21 2018

WHO’s new catalogue lists ‘gender incongruence’ under ‘conditions related to...

Remove and replace

Remove and replace

Opinion

Fri, Jun 1 2018

Eliminating trans fats could save billions of dollars for developing countries

WHO: Tobacco responsible for 1 in 5...

WHO: Tobacco responsible for 1 in 5...

Health

Fri, Jun 1 2018

Cardiovascular diseases are the top tobacco-related cause of premature death in Bangladesh, according...

WHO: Smoking down, but tobacco use still...

WHO: Smoking down, but tobacco use still...

Health

Thu, May 31 2018

Tobacco kills more than seven million people a year and many people know that it increases the risk of...

WHO DG praises Bangladesh for improved...

WHO DG praises Bangladesh for improved...

Health

Mon, May 21 2018

Bangladesh Health Minister Mohammed Nasim met with World Health Organization Director General Dr Tedros...

Walk the Talk: WHO stages marathon to...

Walk the Talk: WHO stages marathon to...

Health

Sun, May 20 2018

The event was aimed at raising awareness about the importance of physical activities to maintain a healthy...

BRAC University Pharma Society celebrates...

BRAC University Pharma Society celebrates...

Magazine

Thu, Apr 12 2018

BUPS partnered up with Youth Walk Bangladesh to arrange an outdoor event for the underprivileged children...

At least 54 children dead in Venezuela...

At least 54 children dead in Venezuela...

World

Sat, Apr 7 2018

Latin America was declared free of measles in 2016, but the Pan American Health Organization last month...

PM to intl community: Continue pressure...

PM to intl community: Continue pressure...

Bangladesh

Wed, Mar 28 2018

Sheikh Hasina said the government has given identity cards to Rohingyas so that they could be identified...

Imagine a world without malaria

Imagine a world without malaria

Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh

Fri, Mar 16 2018

Eliminating malaria is not only necessary, but possible

WHO for scaling up health services in...

WHO for scaling up health services in...

Nation

Tue, Feb 20 2018

An estimated 6,88,000 Rohingyas have crossed over to Cox's Bazar from Myanmar since August 25, 2017,...

Beckham stars in short film to tell...

Beckham stars in short film to tell...

Football

Wed, Feb 7 2018

The stunt is a reference to the way malaria is transmitted through the bite of the blood-sucking...

High level lead in some local powder...

High level lead in some local powder...

Bangladesh

Fri, Jan 26 2018

The customs authorities were asked not to deliver consignments of powdered milk before lab tests

A public health hazard

A public health hazard

Tribune Editorial

Sat, Jan 13 2018

A community cannot function without adequate sanitation and adequate clean, drinkable water

A universal good

A universal good

Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh

Tue, Dec 12 2017

How increased health coverage can help beat back anti-microbial resistance

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