Manzur H Maswood

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    Dengue is back

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:53pm on July 06, 2018

    The incidence of dengue infection in the capital suddenly increased since July 1, with 93 patients taking admission into hospitals during the first four days...

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    Rural pregnant women in Bangladesh exposed to lead poisoning

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:19pm on June 22, 2018

    Rural pregnant women in Bangladesh are exposed to lead poisoning from food and oil stored in cans as well as from pesticides, herbicides and turmeric...

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    Mobilising villagers against AL activist’s exploitation costs writer

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:54am on June 20, 2018

    A writer is groaning at Dhaka Medical College Hospital with severe injuries being hammered for role organising villagers against misdeeds of a man, reportedly an...

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    Govt hospitals discharge patients

    Manzur H Maswood and Ahmed Shatil Alam | Updated at 12:45am on June 15, 2018

    The capital’s government hospitals discharged many patients over the past couple of days as many doctors would go on leave to celebrate Eid....

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    Fighting tuberculosis and diabetes together

    by Manzur H Maswood and Ahmed Shatil Alam | Updated at 12:05am on June 15, 2018

    TUBERCULOSIS in diabetic patients has appeared as a silent public health concern while the number of diabetic patients is increasing....

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    Fatty liver a new silent threat to life

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:05am on June 01, 2018

    Non-alcoholic fatty liver is now a silent threat to life in Bangladesh. Fatty liver has severe consequences like liver cirrhosis and liver cancer, but lifestyle...

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    Tobacco 4th leading cause of deaths in Bangladesh

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 01:25am on May 31, 2018

    Tobacco has now appeared as one of the major risk factors responsible for most deaths and diseases in Bangladesh. Every year, more than 1,61,200 people...

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    Bangladesh ahead of India, Pakistan in healthcare access

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 06:20pm on May 24, 2018

    Bangladesh is ahead of India, Pakistan, Nepal and Afghanistan in providing access to quality healthcare to citizens, according to a study of leading British medical...

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    Health Services to keep info of pvt hospitals, clinics in online database

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:23am on May 19, 2018

    The Health Services began storing information of private hospitals, clinics, diagnostic centers and blood banks across the country in its online database for effective monitoring...

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    AL wins Khulna mayoral polls

    Manzur H Maswood and Mamun Khan . Khulna | Updated at 12:05am on May 17, 2018

    Ruling Awami League candidate Talukder Abdul Khaleque was elected unofficially Khulna city mayor defeating opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party candidate Nazurl Islam Manju....