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Diphtheria vaccines for nearly 5 lakh children in Cox’s Bazar

Diphtheria vaccines for nearly 5 lakh children in Cox’s Bazar

As part of an intensified response to the current diphtheria outbreak, WHO, UNICEF and health sector partners are working with the Bangladesh Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to vaccinate more than 475,000 children in Rohingya refugee camps, temporary settlements and surrounding areas....

2018-01-14 16:58:36
`Maternal deaths drop 40% in 1 decade’

`Maternal deaths drop 40% in 1 decade’

State Minister for Health and Family Welfare Zahid Malik Swapan has said that the maternal death has declined 40% in the last one decade in Bangladesh.

2017-12-27 16:48:33
Vitamin-A Plus campaign underway

Vitamin-A Plus campaign underway

National Vitamin-A Plus campaign is being observed across the country Saturday (December 23), to feed the children a life-saving capsule.

2017-12-23 12:08:29
12 new beds in DMCH ICU

12 new beds in DMCH ICU

DHAKA: Some 12 new beds have been added to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH).

2017-12-09 12:03:49
Anti-tobacco activists urge to stop ‘Battle of Mind 2017’ competition

Anti-tobacco activists urge to stop ‘Battle of Mind 2017’ competition

Anti-tobacco activists urged to stop the final competition of ‘Battle of Minds (BoM) 2017’ which is set to be held on December 06 at the Radisson Blu Water Garden hotel in Dhaka.

2017-11-23 19:06:54
Medtronic to improve access to diabetes care in Bangladesh

Medtronic to improve access to diabetes care in Bangladesh

Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) has announced a strategic partnership between India Medtronic Private Limited and Diabetic Association of Bangladesh to improve outcomes for patients using diabetes care technologies.

2017-10-07 19:08:12
Symposium on water pollution, purification held

Symposium on water pollution, purification held

Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (BCSIR) arranged a daylong symposium on ‘Environmental Chemistry for Securing Water Quality’ recently.

2017-08-01 21:23:50
WB provides $570 million to improve Bangladesh’s health sector

WB provides $570 million to improve Bangladesh’s health sector

The World Bank has approved a total of $570 million for two projects in Bangladesh to improve health, nutrition, and population services and strengthen the country’s public procurement.

2017-07-29 20:10:06
LabAid Diagnostic achieves BAB’s accreditation certificate

LabAid Diagnostic achieves BAB’s accreditation certificate

LabAid Diagnostic of Dhanmondi has received the Medical Laboratory Accreditation Certificate 2017 from the Bangladesh Accreditation Board (BAB).

2017-07-19 18:25:07
Health Minister hates smoking

Health Minister hates smoking

Health and family welfare minister Mohammad Nasim is a non-smoker and he hates smoking.

2017-07-19 17:11:33
Vibhavadi Hospital for quality treatment at affordable cost

Vibhavadi Hospital for quality treatment at affordable cost

Vibhavadi Hospital, a leading hospital in Bangkok of Thailand, is providing world class health care with low cost. The patients opt for the hospital leaving others, as the treatment available here is one of the best in comparison with other top private hospitals of Bangkok. Only the cost is low at Vibhavadi hospital.

2017-07-11 09:05:30
WHO Regional Director issues media statement

Yoga Day

WHO Regional Director issues media statement

The International Day of Yoga, shortly known as Yoga Day, will be celebrated on Wednesday (June 21) with the aim of raising worldwide awareness of the many benefits of practicing ‘yoga’.

2017-06-20 18:01:27
11 get free surgery at Bashundhara Eye Hospital

11 get free surgery at Bashundhara Eye Hospital

As part of free medical care service to marginal people, Bashundhara Eye Hospital & Research Institute will conduct free eye surgery of 11 patients on Wednesday (April 26).

2017-04-26 14:07:06
WHO South-East Asia intensifies efforts against NTDs

WHO South-East Asia intensifies efforts against NTDs

WHO South-East Asia Region on Wednesday (April 26) resolved to further fast track efforts to eradicate, eliminate and control neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) by 2020.

2017-04-26 11:03:44
Malaria prevention works: let’s close the gap

World Malaria Day

Malaria prevention works: let’s close the gap

World Health Organization (WHO)’s Regional Director for South-East Asia Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh has called for emphasizing on malaria prevention works aiming to close the gap.

2017-04-24 19:40:22