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    Saturday’s Vitamin A Plus campaign postponed

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:38am on January 18, 2019

    The government has postponed the National Vitamin A Plus campaign scheduled for Saturday.Institute of public health nutrition on Thursday said it put on hold the...

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    869 new HIV positive patients diagnosed in 2018

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:46pm on December 01, 2018

    At least 869 new HIV positive patients were diagnosed in Bangladesh in 2018, according to statistics, the government released Saturday. The newly diagnosed patients raised...

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    50m people with liver diseases in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2018

    Bangladesh have some 10 million patients with either Hepatitis B or C and about 40 million people suffering from fatty liver disease, experts said on Thursday....

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    WHO maps dangerous misuse of antibiotics

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 04:03pm on November 12, 2018

    The World Health Organisation warned Monday that antibiotics consumption is dangerously high in some countries while a shortage in others is spurring risky misuse, driving...

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    Doctors warn of global C-section epidemic

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    Worldwide Caesarean section use has nearly doubled in two decades and has reached ‘epidemic’ proportions in some countries, doctors warned Friday, highlighting a huge gap in childbirth care between rich and poor mothers....

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    6,000 women die of cervical cancer in Bangladesh annually

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2018

    Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer women suffer in Bangladesh, with approximately 6,000 of them dying annually....

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    Doctors’ tilt to urban areas leaves rural people in lurch

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:49pm on September 05, 2018

    Tejgaon Thana Health Complex, with its 27 physicians, in the capital’s Tejgaon Industrial Area treats only 15 to 150 patients a day, most of the time having nothing to do....

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    Bangladeshi researchers invent low-cost cancer detection tech

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:13pm on September 05, 2018

    A group of Bangladeshi researchers on Wednesday said that they have invented a mechanism for detection of cancer through blood test in less than five...

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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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    10m hepatitis B, C patients in Bangladesh

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 05:22pm on July 26, 2018

    Life threatening liver infection disease hepatitis caused by viruses became a public health concern in Bangladesh....

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