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    Patients suffer long for antibiotic resistence

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:12am on March 15, 2019

    A large number of patients admitted to the intensive care unit in hospitals in Bangladesh languish because of antibiotic resistance, says Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical...

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    People take antibiotics like taking puffed rice

    | Updated at 12:08am on March 15, 2019

    Bangladesh Health Rights Movement president Rashid-e-Mahbub says that the people of Bangladesh take antibiotics like taking puffed rice.He says the country lacks proper mechanism about...

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    Antibiotic resistance poses health catastrophe

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:07am on March 15, 2019

    The people of Bangladesh are on the verge of a health catastrophe due to the rising trend of antibiotic resistance, says Dhaka University pharmaceutical technology...

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    Dealers to get financial assistance for quitting drug business: PM

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:16am on February 28, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said that the government would ensure financial assistance for the drug traders who would give up the criminal activity....

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    No system in place to check drivers on drugs

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:07am on February 16, 2019

    Drug addiction among drivers of public and private transports has long since remained overlooked in the process from obtaining licence to driving on roads as...

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    Drug lord, escape artist 'El Chapo' convicted by US jury

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 09:44am on February 13, 2019

    The world's most infamous cartel boss Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, who rose from poverty in rural Mexico to amass billions of dollars, was found guilty...

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    Polychem director jailed for one year

    Court Correspondent | Updated at 03:18pm on February 07, 2019

    The Dhaka Drug Court on Thursday jailed now-defunct Polychem Laboratories Limited director Abdur Rob for one year in a case filed for manufacturing and marketing...

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    Chinese media rejects suggestion death for Canadian drug smuggler a pressure tactic

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:58pm on January 15, 2019

    China is not putting pressure on Canada by sentencing a Canadian to death for drug smuggling, and any suggestion it was doing so showed ‘rude...

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    Strict enforcement of tobacco control laws underscored

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 01:29am on November 02, 2018

    Officials and experts at an advocacy meeting in Rangpur stressed on strict enforcement of tobacco control laws for preventing health hazards caused by smoking in...

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    Ctg jailor suspended, sent to jail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:37am on October 28, 2018

    Jail authorities suspended Chittagong Central Jail’s jailor Md Sohel Rana Biswas on Saturday, a day after he was arrested with a huge amount of cash...