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    Hospitals of little help for urban poor in Bangladesh: Romen Raihan

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:36am on January 11, 2019

    Poor people living in cities in Bangladesh remain susceptible to ill health largely because of their bad living conditions, says public health expert Romen Raihan....

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    Grim picture of health services for urban poor in Bangladesh

    Manzur H Maswood  | Updated at 12:29am on January 11, 2019

    The health services for urban poor people are largely ignored, leaving them vulnerable to different communicable diseases and non-communicable diseases....

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    Bangladesh urban poor victims of health inequalities

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:21am on January 11, 2019

    The urban poor are victims of widening health inequalities because of inadequate facilities and inaccessible health service delivery system in urban areas....

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    Awareness is key to food safety: Ghulam Rahman

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:16am on December 21, 2018

    Consumers Association of Bangladesh president Ghulam Rahman thinks that consumers’ awareness can ensure food safety to a great extent....

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    Ensuring safe food for all a real challenge: BFSA chairman

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:13am on December 21, 2018

    Bangladesh Food Safety Authority chairman Mohammad Mahfuzul Hoque, after leading the safe food campaign for almost four years, still finds ensuring safe food for all...

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    Safe food still eludes Bangladesh people

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:07am on December 21, 2018

    Ensuring safe food for all still remains a major challenge in Bangladesh as policymakers struggle to make a systematic intervention to keep food safe from...

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    Food safety still bleak

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 21, 2018

    Use of legal and illegal chemicals can affect vegetables, crops and plants from their harvesting to preservation....

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    Education in disarray

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 14, 2018

    Education has become a high profit yielding business product in Bangladesh. It is now a business for everyone — students, teachers, guardians and school authorities....

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    Classrooms falling apart

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:00am on December 14, 2018

    Classrooms, especially the age-old teacher-student relationship that would once mould the minds of millions, have now morphed into a mechanised sphere driven by a spirit...