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    No doctor at 61 Bangladesh jails 

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:05am on November 06, 2019

    The High Court Division on Tuesday directed the health ministry to let it know on Monday what action was taken against 16 doctors who did...

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    Bangladesh hospitals not ready to handle surge of elderly cancer patients

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 01:00am on October 26, 2019

    In the next few decades, the number of elderly people living with cancer is expected to increase significantly in Bangladesh but the country lacks preparedness...

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    Dengue patients hospitalisation remains high in districts in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:37am on October 05, 2019

    The number of hospitalisation of dengue patients decreased in Dhaka but the rate still remains far high in other districts. On Friday, at least 326...

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    Vast equipment inactive at major govt hospitals

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:00am on September 24, 2019

    Patients are not getting essential medical services at public hospitals, especially at major ones, as crucial and high-tech medical equipment at these hospitals have been...

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    Authorities must act on fresh dengue warning

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 04, 2019

    A WARNING that dengue infection could intensify consequent on the prediction of rainfall for two to three weeks this month should be an early reminder...

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    Blast kills 20 near Cairo hospital

    Reuters . Cairo | Updated at 12:45pm on August 05, 2019

    A midnight explosion following a car crash outside a hospital in central Cairo has left 20 people dead and 47 injured, the health and interior...

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    Hospitals overflow with patients

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:09am on August 03, 2019

    With the dengue menace rapidly growing in the capital for quite some time and across the country now, the number of patients with the disease...

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    Government too indifferent to high private dengue test costs

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 28, 2019

    THE government’s failure to play a role in keeping the costs of diagnostic tests, especially in private hospitals and clinics, within the reach of the...

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    Private hospitals charge high dengue tests fees  

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:00am on July 27, 2019

    Private hospitals in the capital are cashing in on the dengue scourge, charging exorbitant fees for dengue diagnosis and other associated tests for such patients....

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    The hospital for all wars

    Philipp Breu | Updated at 12:00am on July 25, 2019

    THE skin on her hands and face has the texture of wax that has melted and hardened again. The pores and hair are no longer...