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    Top brass cannot slough off responsibility

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2020

    THE government appears to lack in efforts to hold to account people high up the rung when it deals with corruption that plagues government agencies....

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    Driver Malek personally responsible: DGME

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:54pm on September 23, 2020

    The Directorate General of Medical Education on Wednesday claimed that arrested driver Abdul Malek was personally responsible for the corruption allegations raised against him. In...

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    Dozens of health staff under ACC scanner

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:03am on September 23, 2020

    Dozens more of health department employees have come under the surveillance of the Anti-Corruption Commission for their alleged accumulation of illegal wealth through irregularities, including...

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    Banks’ CSR spending doubles in Jan-June

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on September 09, 2020

    Corporate social responsibility spending by the country’s banks doubled in the January-June period of 2020 compared with that in the same period of 2019 but...

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    COVID-19 exposes deep-rooted corruption in Bangladesh health sector in six months

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:52pm on September 07, 2020

    The COVID-19 outbreak has exposed the inefficiency, mismanagement and deep-rooted corruption in the health sector as the sector has largely been blighted by lack of...

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    12,543 hospitals, diagnostic centers want licence renewal: DGHS

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 08:22pm on September 02, 2020

    Directorate General of Health Services on Wednesday informed the High Court that a total of 12,543 hospitals and diagnostic centers applied for renewing their licence...

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    Health DG regrets ban on journalists entering into RMCH

    RU Correspondent | Updated at 01:20am on August 24, 2020

    Directorate General of Health Services director general ABM Khurshid Alam on Sunday regretted over the restriction on journalists’ entry to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital for...

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    16,461 pvt health facilities apply, 5,506 get licence

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:12am on August 24, 2020

    Directorate General of Health Services has so far issued licenses to 5,506 private health facilities till Sunday as most of the 16,461 applications submitted at...

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    Facebook a major threat to public health: Report

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:14pm on August 19, 2020

    Health misinformation on Facebook was viewed 3.8 billion times in the past year, peaking during the COVID-19 crisis, said a report of activist group Avaaz....

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    600 coronavirus-linked attacks on health workers since Feb: ICRC

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:36pm on August 18, 2020

    More than 600 attacks on health workers have been reported in connection with the COVID-19 crisis, the Red Cross warned Tuesday, urging countries to rein...