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    Bangladesh on high alert over coronavirus fear

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 28, 2020

    The health ministry has started preparations for treating returnees infected with coronavirus at restricted health facilities in the capital as well as at the district-level...

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    Use of bio-pesticides emphasised to ensure health safety

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:37am on January 27, 2020

    Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute’s research director Md Abdul Wohab said the people have become more aware about pesticide poison, and that is why farmers need...

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    Experts for conducting normal delivery at union health centres

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 12:57am on January 18, 2020

    Health experts at a workshop had called for conducting normal delivery at union health and family welfare centres to avoid unnecessary caesarean delivery for betterment...

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    Zahid asks doctors to work with sincerity, honesty

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rajshahi | Updated at 11:50pm on January 04, 2020

    Health and family welfare minister Zahid Maleque on Saturday asked the doctors and others concerned to discharge their duties with sincerity and honesty for the...

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    Proper reproductive health education at schools stressed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:44pm on January 04, 2020

    Former caretaker government adviser Rasheda K Chowdhury on Saturday said schoolboys and girls should have been given education of reproductive health in the classes. Speaking...

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    Systemic failures continue to dog health sector

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2020

    SYSTEMIC failures ruled the health sector in 2019 as the national health security preparedness proved deplorable in view of dengue infection that forced 101,354 people...

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    Health sector mired in graft, unmet pledges, low ability

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2020

    Country’s health sector in 2019 provided usual scanty services, saw corruption and medicine price hike and struggled to deal with an unprecedented dengue epidemic. Besides,...

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    All medical tech, nursing courses now under health ministry

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 03, 2020

    All the courses of medical technology and nursing run under technical education board and madrasah education board would be brought under the health ministry. From...

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    Not family planning, but reproductive health plans needed

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 30, 2019

    FAMILY planning programmes do not mostly provide comprehensive reproductive and sexual health care. The need of women of all age groups, especially adolescent girls, is...

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    Family asks how Khaleda will survive at BSMMU

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:09pm on December 16, 2019

    The family of jailed Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Monday asked how she would survive at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University as she...