Manzur H Maswood

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    Prescriptions still illegible

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:25am on March 04, 2017

    Doctors across continue writing prescription illegibly as the Directorate General of Health Services and Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council seem to be indifferent to fully...

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    Unregulated fees weigh on patients

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:14pm on February 13, 2017

    Patients across the country are helpless as doctors and surgeons charge fees at their whims in absence of any law, guideline or regulation to regulate...

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    Patients flock to India draining out forex

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:05am on February 11, 2017

    Bangladeshi patients are flocking to India and some Asian countries because of lack of better medical facilities at home. A number of patients and public...

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    Public hospitals lack adequate cancer treatment facilities

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:07am on February 04, 2017

    World Cancer Day will be observed in Bangladesh as elsewhere across the world today as public hospitals in the country lack adequate facilities and doctors...

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    BCSIR misfires for decades

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:20pm on January 24, 2017

    The country’s leading multidisciplinary public research institute, Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, has only a few original researches to its credit in its...

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    AL says will accept president’s decision

    Moloy Saha and Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 02:50pm on January 12, 2017

    The ruling Awami League on Wednesday told president Abdul Hamid that the party would extend its full support to any justified initiative to be taken...

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    Mitford Hospital bedevilled by mismanagement

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:36am on January 07, 2017

    Mitford Hospital, also called Sir Salimullah Medical College Hospital, is bedevilled by irregularities and mismanagement. Patients said that they were neglected by the once reputed...

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    Hospitals flooded by kids, elderly patients

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:38pm on January 04, 2017

    Kids and the elderly suffering from diseases caused by cold weather flooded hospitals in the capital and elsewhere in the country...

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    Drug policy to serve businesses, not people: experts

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:48am on December 21, 2016

    The National Drug Policy 2016, approved by the cabinet on Monday, has no guidelines on controlling prices of about 80 per cent of drugs, giving...

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    BSMMU, DMCH outpatient departments: Doctor-MR nexus leaves patients in the lurch

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:45pm on December 09, 2016

    With painful urination, Abdul Zabbar from Narayanganj reached the urology outpatient department at Dhaka Medical College Hospital at about 7:00am on December 6...