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16.8% Bangladeshi adults suffer from...

16.8% Bangladeshi adults suffer from...

Health

Thu, Nov 7 2019

In rural areas (16.2%) people suffer less mental disorder than urban (18.7%) area

Rohingya crisis: Beset by mental health...

Rohingya crisis: Beset by mental health...

Rohingya Crisis

Wed, Oct 30 2019

This is the first part of a two part series on the mental health of Rohingya refugees

Afghan Taliban rescind ban on Red...

Afghan Taliban rescind ban on Red...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 15 2019

The Taliban did not mention the WHO in the announcement, which it said came following talks with ICRC...

Kenya becomes third country to adopt...

Kenya becomes third country to adopt...

Africa

Fri, Sep 13 2019

The vaccine -- RTS,S -- targets the deadliest and most common form of malaria parasite in Africa, where...

Nasa pioneers malaria-predicting tech...

Nasa pioneers malaria-predicting tech...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 11 2019

Malaria cases and deaths plummeted by more than 90% in Myanmar between 2010 and 2017

WHO: Microplastics in drinking water...

WHO: Microplastics in drinking water...

World

Thu, Aug 22 2019

WHO has called on researchers to conduct a more in-depth evaluation into microplastics and the potential...

WHO expert: Fogging won’t help destroy...

WHO expert: Fogging won’t help destroy...

Dhaka

Tue, Aug 6 2019

According to Dr Nagpal, if people take action properly, dengue can be brought under control just in 10...

LGRD minister: Anti-mosquito drive from...

LGRD minister: Anti-mosquito drive from...

Dhaka

Wed, Jul 17 2019

The number of dengue patients has increased this year

Uber distributes helmets ensuring public...

Uber distributes helmets ensuring public...

Dhaka

Tue, Jul 16 2019

It is part of an initiative of Uber’s recent road safety campaign

UN: 2.2 billion people lack safe drinking...

UN: 2.2 billion people lack safe drinking...

World

Tue, Jun 18 2019

One in three people, globally, do not have access to safe drinking water, the United Nations says

Bangladeshi company promises clean drinking...

Bangladeshi company promises clean drinking...

D2

Sun, May 26 2019

Shishir Water sells purified water for as little as Tk10 per household in rural areas where people drink...

This is why you have been seeing pink...

This is why you have been seeing pink...

D2

Sun, May 19 2019

The reason is less mysterious than many seem to think

WHO: Don't expose babies to electronic...

WHO: Don't expose babies to electronic...

Health

Fri, Apr 26 2019

Under-fives should be physically active and getting plenty of sleep, it says

PM for more WHO engagement to achieve...

PM for more WHO engagement to achieve...

Health

Sat, Feb 16 2019

She says Bangladesh has made a remarkable improvement in health sector

Delhi suffers toxic smog hangover after...

Delhi suffers toxic smog hangover after...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 8 2018

Delhi's air quality typically worsens in winter, due to pollution from the burning of rice stubble,...

3 out of 4 people in Bangladesh run...

3 out of 4 people in Bangladesh run...

Health

Tue, Oct 2 2018

People with hypertension to rise globally, significantly higher in S Asia

1.4 billion risk disease from lack of...

1.4 billion risk disease from lack of...

Health

Wed, Sep 5 2018

With richer nations enjoying an increasingly comfortable, sedentary lifestyle, a study by the World Health...

Sri Lankan Islamic centre condemns ban...

Sri Lankan Islamic centre condemns ban...

South Asia

Thu, Jul 12 2018

Campaigners against khatna - which is performed on young girls - say it can cause psychological, sexual...

WHO classifies gaming addiction as mental...

WHO classifies gaming addiction as mental...

Health

Tue, Jun 19 2018

Many parents will have thought it for a long time, but they now have a

Bangladesh plans to roll out Clean Air...

Bangladesh plans to roll out Clean Air...

Bangladesh

Thu, Jun 7 2018

Dhaka was ranked third worst among the megacities with polluted air by the World Health

In polluted India, engineers find novel...

In polluted India, engineers find novel...

South Asia

Wed, Jun 6 2018

About 1.1 million people die each year from the effects of India's air pollution