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Manzur H Maswood

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    Private hospitals charge high dengue tests fees  

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:00am on July 27, 2019

    Private hospitals in the capital are cashing in on the dengue scourge, charging exorbitant fees for dengue diagnosis and other associated tests for such patients....

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    Government leaders talk no sense about dengue

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 01:35am on July 26, 2019

    Government leaders including ministers and city authorities are making insensitive comments about the dengue menace while the mosquito-borne viral disease is turning from bad...

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    Government leaders talk no sense about dengue

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:24am on July 26, 2019

    Government leaders including ministers and city authorities are making insensitive comments about the dengue menace while the mosquito-borne viral disease is turning from bad...

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    Dengue comes with changed symptoms

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 07:40pm on July 24, 2019

    This year, two severe forms of dengue viruses, mostly category three and four infected and hospitalized at least 8,565 patients, doctors said. Category three and...

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    Urban bias keeps doctors off villages: study

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 01:00am on July 21, 2019

    Doctors in Bangladesh are highly urban centric while majority of the population live in rural areas, says a study of the International Centre for Diarrhoeal...

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    Public health in jeopardy

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:00am on July 20, 2019

    Public health in Bangladesh has become highly vulnerable in the face of phenomenal rise in adulteration of foods, serious contamination of drinking water, substandard and...

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    Sufferings mount as non-govt pry teachers continue hunger strike

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:07am on July 13, 2019

    Sufferings of non-government primary school teachers grew as they continued a fast unto death protest for nationalisation of their schools and their jobs for the...

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    Unnecessary C-section puts both mother and child at health risk

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:00am on June 28, 2019

    Noted obstetrician Rowshan Ara Begum’s career spanned over four decades. She graduated from Mymenshingh Medical College in 1974. Lately she was Obstetrics and Gynaecology professor...

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    Caesarean births boom in Bangladesh

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:00am on June 28, 2019

    The rate of caesarean section, an intervention of child birth for mothers with complicated delivery, is alarmingly on the rise in Bangladesh, misusing the lifesaving...

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    26pc deaths in Bangladesh due to poor diets: Lancet

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:55pm on June 24, 2019

    Low intake of right kinds of food such as fruits, vegetables and whole grains and high intake of wrong kinds of food like sodium appear...

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