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Action if C-section conducted unnecessarily

Action if C-section conducted unnecessarily

Health and Family Welfare state minister Zahid Malek said action will be taken for performing Caesarean Section or C-Section surgery on pregnant women for delivery...

2018-05-27 16:24:06
GL Commission proposes bold agenda for sexual, reproductive health and rights

GL Commission proposes bold agenda for sexual, reproductive health and rights

The Guttmacher-Lancet Commission on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights called on national governments, international agencies, donors, civil society groups and other key stakeholders to commit to a new, bold agenda to achieve universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights...

2018-05-10 16:14:14
Minister urges pharmaceutical companies to reduce drug price

Minister urges pharmaceutical companies to reduce drug price

Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim urged the pharmaceutical company owners to reduce the price of drugs for the sake of common people.

2018-03-28 10:08:31
142 get infected with TB each day

142 get infected with TB each day

Around 142 people are getting infected with tuberculosis or TB disease every day in Bangladesh, according to Chest and Heart Association of Bangladesh.

2018-03-24 17:09:39
Dr. Kanak Kanti new VC of BSMMU

Dr. Kanak Kanti new VC of BSMMU

Dr Kanak Kanti Barua has been appointed as the new vice-chancellor (VC) of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University- BSMMU....

2018-03-16 15:05:21
KS Relief gives US$2mn for Cox’s Bazar sadar hospital

Rohingya crisis

KS Relief gives US$2mn for Cox’s Bazar sadar hospital

The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre on Wednesday (February 28) announced a US$2 million grant to the World Health Organization for upgrading the Sadar District Hospital in Cox’s Bazar..

2018-02-28 20:21:23
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