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    Tobacco causes deaths of 25.54 pc men, 9.68 pc women in Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on May 17, 2018

    Of all the deaths in Bangladesh, 25.54 per cent of adult men and 9.68 per cent women die from the adverse impacts of tobacco consumption each year, said state minister for health and family welfare Zahid Malek, quoting the statistics from The Tobacco Atlas....

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    72 hidden TB patients in one lakh people

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:56pm on March 22, 2018

    There are about 221 tuberculosis patients per one lakh people in Bangladesh, but 72 of them remained undiagnosed, according to...

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    United Hospital fined Tk 20 lakh for using outdated reagent, medicines

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:31pm on March 21, 2018

    A mobile court fined United Hospital Tk 20 lakh on Wednesday for using outdated reagent in the laboratory and selling outdated medicines in its medicine...

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    One in four adolescents suffering from stunting

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:27pm on March 08, 2018

    One in every four adolescents in Bangladesh is still suffering from stunting and the rate is higher in rural areas than urban areas, finds a...

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    Maya Apa aiming high in digital healthcare

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:27pm on March 07, 2018

    Asking questions about one's physical or mental health publicly (in newspapers or forums) always came with the stigma of 'what would people...

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    Pvt health facilities getting away with anomalies

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:38pm on August 11, 2018

    Minimal action from time to time and lax monitoring by the authorities concerned did little or nothing to stop the unbridled malpractices by private hospitals, clinics and diagnostic centres across the country....

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    First malaria drug in 60 years given approval

    BBC | Updated at 12:10pm on July 23, 2018

    A drug to treat malaria - the first such pill to get approval in 60 years - has been given the green light by authorities...

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    Therap Asia holds conference on digital disability documentation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:52pm on April 09, 2018

    Therap Asia hosted its annual Dhaka conference themed on ‘Using Documentation to Improve Quality of Care and Support for a Better Future’ on...

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    Dentists not to use mercury in dental treatment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:56pm on March 10, 2018

    Dentists on Saturday declared to phase out mercury amalgam in dental treatment of pregnant women, mothers and children by June...

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    Nasim rules out chances of spreading chikungunya, dengue

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 07:42pm on March 08, 2018

    Health and family welfare minister Mohammad Nasim on Thursday ruled out the possibility of spreading Chikungunya and dengue as the government has taken adequate preventive...