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    Health budget grows

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:30am on June 08, 2018

    In the national budget for the next fiscal presented in Parliament Thursday finance minister AMA Muhith proposed an allocation of Tk 23,383 crore for the health sector, up from the last fiscal’s revised allocation of Tk 20,014 crore....

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    70pc breast cancer patients can skip chemo

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:03pm on June 03, 2018

    As many as 70 per cent of women with the most common form of breast cancer may be able to skip chemotherapy, based on their...

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    Fatty liver a new silent threat to life

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:05am on June 01, 2018

    Non-alcoholic fatty liver is now a silent threat to life in Bangladesh. Fatty liver has severe consequences like liver cirrhosis and liver cancer, but lifestyle could help people easily avoid the problem by taking healthy diet and exercise....

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    Health insurance makes positive impact on apparel workers, owners: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:48pm on May 26, 2018

    A recent study found that health insurance coverage led to increased productivity among apparel workers and reduced absenteeism, raising the...

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    Bangladesh ahead of India, Pakistan in healthcare access

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 06:20pm on May 24, 2018

    Bangladesh is ahead of India, Pakistan, Nepal and Afghanistan in providing access to quality healthcare to citizens, according to a study of leading British medical journal The Lancet....

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    Half of hypertensive patients unaware, two-third doesn’t take medicines

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:03pm on May 17, 2018

    Two-third of the Bangladeshi hypertensive patients does not take regular medicine and are at high risk of developing the fatal diseases, experts said at a...

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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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    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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    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...