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    Multisectoral approach needed for achieving UHC: minister

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:17am on December 13, 2019

    Health minister Zahid Maleque underscored the need for a multisectoral approach for achieving the Universal Health Coverage. The minister came up with the remark while addressing the...

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    Samoa measles death toll rises to 70

    Agence France-Presse . Apia | Updated at 01:01pm on December 10, 2019

    A devastating measles outbreak has continued to spread in Samoa, with the death toll reaching 70, as the United Nations on Monday released $2.6 million in emergency aid to combat the epidemic...

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    Govt to provide free sanitary pads to poor women

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:49pm on December 05, 2019

    Bangladesh government has decided to distribute free sanitary napkins among poor women and adolescent girls...

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    Vaping causes disease caused by exposure to industrial metals

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 03:34pm on December 05, 2019

    Doctors treating a patient with a rare lung disease usually caused by exposure to industrial metals say it may instead be the first case linked...

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    Homemade soup may fight malaria

    Agence-France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 10:32pm on November 19, 2019

    A new study suggests that certain homemade broths — made from chicken, beef or even just vegetables — might have properties that can help fight malaria. Researcher Jake Baum of Imperial College London asked...

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    Measles severely damages body’s immunity: Study

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:54pm on November 01, 2019

    Measles, the contagious childhood disease that is once more on the rise globally, is more harmful than previously thought...

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    Footballers 3.5 times more likely to die from brain trauma: study

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:58am on October 22, 2019

    A new study carried out by Glasgow University has found former footballers are approximately three-and-a- half times more likely to die from neurodegenerative diseases than...

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    Brain acts like thermostat while dealing with pain: Study

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 03:23pm on October 16, 2019

    Pain perception is essential for survival, but how much something hurts can sometimes be amplified or suppressed: for example, soldiers who sustain an injury in battle often recall not feeling anything at the time...

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    WHO accused of controlling Ebola vaccine supply in DRC

    Agence France-Presse . Kinshasa | Updated at 03:04pm on September 23, 2019

    Aid group Doctors Without Borders on Monday accused the World Health Organisation of rationing the Ebola vaccine in the Democratic Republic of Congo where more than 2,100 people have died of the deadly virus...

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    More healthcare investment needed to cut out-of-pocket spending: WHO

    Reuters .  Geneva | Updated at 01:23am on September 23, 2019

    Governments must boost spending on primary health care by at least an additional one per cent of their gross domestic product to widen coverage and stop impoverishing...

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