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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

Second Indian state reports suspected...

Second Indian state reports suspected...

South Asia

Wed, May 23 2018

Human-to-human transmission of the virus has been recorded in previous outbreaks in India that killed...

WHO says Congo faces 'very high' risk...

WHO says Congo faces 'very high' risk...

Africa

Fri, May 18 2018

The nightmare scenario is an outbreak in Kinshasa, a crowded city where millions live in unsanitary slums...

Congo, WHO race to prevent runaway Ebola...

Congo, WHO race to prevent runaway Ebola...

Africa

Thu, May 17 2018

Congolese and UN officials were racing to prevent a runaway Ebola outbreak in Congo on

Stopping unnecessary C-sections

Stopping unnecessary C-sections

Magazine

Thu, May 17 2018

Public health experts show concern towards boom in unnecessary C-sections

Health partners prepare for the worst...

Health partners prepare for the worst...

Bangladesh

Tue, May 8 2018

The expected heavy rainfalls are likely to increase the risks of health hazards such as excess of sewage...

WHO: Bangladesh’s urban air quality...

WHO: Bangladesh’s urban air quality...

Bangladesh

Wed, May 2 2018

Nine out of every 10 people on the planet breathe air that contains high levels of pollutants and kills...

Noise pollution: A bane of Bangladeshi...

Noise pollution: A bane of Bangladeshi...

Bangladesh

Wed, Apr 25 2018

In Dhaka, the average sound level is 80-110dB in prime areas such as Farmgate, Karwan Bazar, Shahbagh,...

World Health Day being observed

World Health Day being observed

Bangladesh

Sat, Apr 7 2018

The theme of this year's day is 'Universal health coverage: Everyone, everywhere'

Stigma kills

Stigma kills

Weekend Tribune

Thu, Mar 29 2018

Why we must see mental health as a legitimate medical concern

Report: Discrimination exacerbates malnutrition...

Report: Discrimination exacerbates malnutrition...

Health

Tue, Mar 27 2018

Malnutrition has been on the rise in Bangladesh, with the number of malnourished people increasing by...

Inventor of Orsaline Rafiqul Islam dies...

Inventor of Orsaline Rafiqul Islam dies...

People

Tue, Mar 6 2018

He was born in Chauddagram upazila of Comilla district in 1936

‘Beast from the East’ blankets Europe...

‘Beast from the East’ blankets Europe...

Europe

Thu, Mar 1 2018

The Siberian cold front - dubbed the 'Beast from the East' in Britain, 'Siberian bear' by the Dutch and...

Dhaka grappling to implement SDG target...

Dhaka grappling to implement SDG target...

Special

Tue, Feb 13 2018

The air quality in Dhaka is among the worst in the world. In the second instalment of a four-part series...

What happens when you mix lead and...

What happens when you mix lead and...

Health

Fri, Feb 9 2018

According to WHO, lead is a cumulative toxicant that affects multiple body systems and is particularly...

Leprosy: Bangladesh among priority countries...

Leprosy: Bangladesh among priority countries...

Health

Thu, Jan 25 2018

Latest statistics show over 200,000 new cases a year worldwide

475,000 children being vaccinated in...

475,000 children being vaccinated in...

Bangladesh

Sun, Jan 14 2018

31 Rohingya children died, 3,954 suspected cases identified