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    30pc girls miss school during menstruation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:04pm on May 28, 2019

    At least 30 per cent adolescent girls miss their schools during menstruation due to lack of appropriate facilities and support in the schools to manage...

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    Antibiotic in one Bangladesh river 300 times above ‘safe’ mark

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:42am on May 28, 2019

    Rivers worldwide are polluted with antibiotics that exceed environmental safety thresholds by up to 300 times, according to research unveiled at a conference Monday.Scientists found...

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    Antibiotics still on sale without prescription across Bangladesh

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:15am on May 26, 2019

    The sale of antibiotics without prescription goes unabated in the capital and elsewhere across the country as the Directorate General of Drug Administration took no...

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    World Thalassemia Day today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:55am on May 08, 2019

    The World Thalassemia Day would be observed today in the country as elsewhere in the globe to raise awareness about the disease.This year’s theme of...

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    World Malaria Day today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:17am on April 25, 2019

    The World Malaria Day will be observed in Bangladesh as elsewhere across the globe today with the theme Zero Malaria Starts with Me.World Malaria Day...

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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...

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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,...

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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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    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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