Children’s health

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    Vitamin ‘A’ campaign starts across Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:53pm on January 11, 2020

    The national Vitamin A plus campaign began across Bangladesh on Saturday, aiming to feed vitamin A plus capsules to 2.10 crore children aged between 6...

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    Vitamin A Plus campaign Saturday

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:27pm on January 09, 2020

    The national Vitamin ‘A’ Plus campaign would  be held across the country on Saturday to feed high powered Vitamin A capsules to 2.1 crore children,...

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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...

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    Unvaccinated to show red flags in Samoa

    Agence France-Presse  . Wellington | Updated at 03:53pm on December 04, 2019

    Authorities in Samoa asked unvaccinated families to display a red flag outside their homes on Wednesday to help a mass immunisation drive aimed at halting...

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    Samoa death toll in Measles still rising

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 02:14pm on December 03, 2019

    The World Health Organisation warned of a ‘slide back’ in global efforts to eliminate measles Tuesday, as the death toll from an outbreak that has...

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    Moscow launches innovative campaign to promote vaccination

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 02:43pm on November 30, 2019

    Struggling with growing scepticism of vaccinations, health authorities in Moscow have turned to a surprising ally for help: blood-thirsty vampires...

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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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    Four European countries lose measles elimination status

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 01:06pm on August 29, 2019

    Measles cases are skyrocketing in Europe and the disease is surging in four countries previously considered to have eliminated it, including the United Kingdom...

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    Hungarian doctors separate Bangladeshi twins joined at head

    Agence France-Presse. Dhaka | Updated at 04:38pm on August 02, 2019

    Bangladeshi twins who were joined at the head were recovering Friday after Hungarian surgeons performed a marathon 30-hour operation to separate their skulls and brains.

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    Bangladesh achieves Hepatitis B control: WHO

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 03:01am on July 28, 2019

    Bangladesh is among the first four countries in WHO South-East Asia Region to achieve Hepatitis B control, with prevalence of the deadly disease dropping to...

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