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Vision impairment cases to rise dramatically: WHO

Vision impairment cases to rise dramatically: WHO

Globally at least 2.2 billion people are suffering from vision impairment of whom at least 1 billion have the impairment that could have been prevented, according to a new report of the World Health Organization (WHO).

2020-01-19 19:38:49
Patients prefer Fazilatunnessa to renowned hospitals

Patients prefer Fazilatunnessa to renowned hospitals

GAZIPUR: Fifty-seven-year old Ameena Begum, a resident of Karihata Union in Kapasia upazila of Gazipur, has been suffering from kidney disease for a long time. She has arrived at Sheikh Fazilatunnessa Mujib Memorial KPJ Specialized Hospital & Nursing College, located at Tetuibari in Kasimpur of Gazipur.

2020-01-18 15:06:09
New Chinese virus 'to have infected hundreds'

New Chinese virus 'to have infected hundreds'

The number of people already infected by the mystery virus emerging in China is far greater than official figures suggest, scientists said. There have been 45 laboratory-confirmed cases of the new virus, but UK experts estimate the figure is closer to 1,700.

2020-01-18 13:09:34
ICU beds to be doubled at public hospitals

ICU beds to be doubled at public hospitals

Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque said beds of Intensive Care Unit (ICU) would be doubled at all public hospitals across.

2020-01-06 20:12:20
HC summons health DG

HC summons health DG

The High Court (HC) summoned director general of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) over failure in executing court’s order in setting up ICUs and CCU’s in district hospitals across the country.

2019-12-04 21:11:55
Bangladeshi teen boys make improvement in daily activities: WHO

Bangladeshi teen boys make improvement in daily activities: WHO

A recent WHO study found that Bangladeshi boys, aged between 11 and 17 years, made improvement in their daily activities.

2019-11-23 12:43:50
4,443 doctors to be recruited under 39th BCS

4,443 doctors to be recruited under 39th BCS

The government has appointed 4,443 doctors under the 39th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS).

2019-11-19 21:09:53
New physicians to stay for 2-yr at first duty place

New physicians to stay for 2-yr at first duty place

The newly appointed physicians have to stay at their duty place in the upazila for at least two years from the beginning of their services.

2019-11-14 19:52:58
Left-handed women's quirk over sense of smell

Left-handed women's quirk over sense of smell

Scientists say they have discovered a biological anomaly that could change how we understand our sense of smell.

2019-11-08 13:20:50
Nearly 3 quarters of Bangladeshi firms don’t offer childcare: IFC study

Nearly 3 quarters of Bangladeshi firms don’t offer childcare: IFC study

Seventy-seven percent of companies surveyed in Bangladesh do not yet offer childcare options to their employees

2019-11-06 19:39:49
HC seeks info about death toll from dengue

HC seeks info about death toll from dengue

The High Court asked the authorities concerned to provide the actual number of people who died of dengue fever this year.

2019-11-06 17:51:58
10 doctors against 141 posts for 68 jails

10 doctors against 141 posts for 68 jails

There are only 10 physicians against 141 posts for the total 68 prisons across the country

2019-11-05 15:11:28
US judge blocks Trump immigrant health insurance rule

US judge blocks Trump immigrant health insurance rule

A US judge has temporarily blocked a rule proposed by President Donald Trump that would require immigrants to prove they will have health insurance within 30 days of arrival in the US, or can pay for medical care.

2019-11-03 12:07:17
J&J recalls baby powder on asbestos concern

J&J recalls baby powder on asbestos concern

Johnson & Johnson on Friday recalled a single batch of its baby powder as a precaution after government testing found trace amounts of asbestos in one bottle bought online.

2019-10-19 12:42:15
49413 students pass MBBS entry test

49413 students pass MBBS entry test

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has published the result of MBBS admission test 2019-20 academic session on Tuesday (Oct 15) afternoon.

2019-10-15 17:12:49