Manzur H Maswood

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    TB poses threat as still many patients go undiagnosed

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:44am on March 23, 2018

    Bangladesh’s 221 tuberculosis patients per one lakh people put the country in the World Health Organization’s map of high TB incidence nation...

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    Slum dwellers suspect sabotage

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 07:07pm on March 13, 2018

    Many of the fire victims, who became homeless in a devastating fire in the capital’s Pallabir early Monday, suspected the incident as an act of...

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    Airborne dusts pose serious threat to capital’s public health

    Sadiqur Rahman and Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:05am on March 12, 2018

    Airborne ultra-fine dusts pose a serious threat to public health in the capital. Heavy presence of ultrafine dusts also called particulate matters in air is...

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    Dengue, chikungunya scare grips capital

    Rashad Ahamad and Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:05am on March 03, 2018

    Early return of aedes mosquitoes has been causing widespread fears that the capital’s residents could again be victims of dengue and chikungunya epidemics just like...

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    Pharma business thrives on acidity drug

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:05am on March 03, 2018

    Medicines for gastroesophageal reflux diseases or acidity have become the major revenue driver for the pharmaceutical industry in the country as a large number of...

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    Rural people find treatment elusive

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:05am on February 28, 2018

    People in the countryside find treatment of non-communicable diseases elusive. A new study report released Tuesday show that acute shortage of doctors, labs and medicines...

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    Profit seeking pvt hospitals grew rapidly: TIB

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:01am on February 08, 2018

    Private hospitals and diagnostic centres with profit motive grew fast in the country, shows a Transparency International Bangladesh study....

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    68.9pc people find it hard

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:41pm on January 29, 2018

    An overwhelming 68.9 per cent of the country’s citizens find it hard to bear their medical expenses. The annual medical expense per household could be...

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    Malnutrition stunts slum children’s growth

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:05am on January 27, 2018

    Slum children in Bangladesh are suffering from stunted growth, a trend several studies have related to malnutrition. The studies say that the slum children are...

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    Patients with cold-related diseases surge

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:35am on January 11, 2018

    Hospitals in Dhaka and other parts the country have been struggling to deal with a surging number of children and elderly people suffering from cold-related...