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BTRC: Mobile tower radiation within...

BTRC: Mobile tower radiation within...

Nation

Mon, Nov 11 2019

Survey conducted in Sundarbans, Khulna and Jessore Sadar

WHO: Amazon fires pose health risks...

WHO: Amazon fires pose health risks...

Latin America

Fri, Aug 30 2019

Patients with pre-existing conditions such as asthma, which can be aggravated by air pollution, are at...

Ebola death toll in east Congo outbreak...

Ebola death toll in east Congo outbreak...

Africa

Fri, Aug 30 2019

The government data showed Ebola deaths reaching 2,006 and cases at 3,004

WHO: Over 120 killed, nearly 600 wounded...

WHO: Over 120 killed, nearly 600 wounded...

Africa

Sun, Apr 14 2019

The north African country has been in turmoil since the NATO-backed overthrow of dictator Moamer Kadhafi...

For a healthy population

For a healthy population

Editorial

Mon, Feb 18 2019

It is of utmost importance that our public health infrastructure is improved

Japan for expediting Rohingya repatriation...

Japan for expediting Rohingya repatriation...

Rohingya Crisis

Sun, Feb 10 2019

Sasakawa mentioned Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s generosity in giving shelter to Rohingyas in...

WHO envoy: Bangladesh needs another...

WHO envoy: Bangladesh needs another...

Dhaka

Sun, Feb 10 2019

The WHO Goodwill Ambassador said once a country achieves the elimination goal, it considers that to be...

Suicide rate falls by a third globally,...

Suicide rate falls by a third globally,...

World

Thu, Feb 7 2019

Although reporting of deaths from self-harm varies between nations

330,000 Rohingyas, host community to...

330,000 Rohingyas, host community to...

Health

Sat, Nov 17 2018

Nearly 2.2 million doses of oral cholera vaccines have been dispensed among Rohingya refugees and their...

New Delhi under cloud of smog as pollution...

New Delhi under cloud of smog as pollution...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 5 2018

The Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology also said that changes in the speed and direction of the...

EU grant improving health services for...

EU grant improving health services for...

Bangladesh

Wed, Sep 26 2018

'The money is improving life-saving primary healthcare services and helping build capacity to minimize...

Study: Air pollution harms cognitive...

Study: Air pollution harms cognitive...

D2

Tue, Aug 28 2018

The World Health Organization estimates that 4.6 million people die each year from causes directly attributable...

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...

Dhaka seeks WHO’s pro-active role over...

Dhaka seeks WHO’s pro-active role over...

Foreign Affairs

Sun, Aug 19 2018

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali expressed the hopes at a meeting with WHO Representative in Bangladesh...

WHO: Urgent increase in hepatitis testing,...

WHO: Urgent increase in hepatitis testing,...

Health

Sat, Jul 28 2018

Bangladesh, alongside the rest of the world, is observing World Hepatitis Day 2018 to raise awareness...

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...

Syria lets aid reach Ghouta but blocks...

Syria lets aid reach Ghouta but blocks...

Middle East

Tue, Mar 6 2018

United Nations says 400,000 people are trapped inside the besieged enclave, and were already running...