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For a healthier world

For a healthier world

Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh

Mon, Apr 1 2019

A strategy to accelerate towards universal health coverage

Fast-tracking public health

Fast-tracking public health

Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh

Tue, Feb 12 2019

The right to health is a good in itself, as well as a means toward economic development

Unhappiness in the air

Unhappiness in the air

Shafayat Nazam Rasul

Fri, Feb 1 2019

How air pollution reduces quality of life

UN: Cold kills 29 children fleeing Syria...

UN: Cold kills 29 children fleeing Syria...

Middle East

Fri, Feb 1 2019

Many of them have walked or travelled in trucks for days and nights in the bitterly cold

When every second counts

When every second counts

Sadrul Hasan Mazumder

Wed, Jan 16 2019

We need massive infrastructural changes to be able to save lives

Thank you for not smoking

Thank you for not smoking

Sayed-Ul-Haque Dinar

Wed, Dec 12 2018

Taking that extra step to fight tobacco consumption

Getting it right in early

Getting it right in early

Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh

Mon, Dec 10 2018

Why children need special care in their first few years

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...