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    Minister admits poor state of cancer treatment in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:48pm on July 17, 2018

    State minister for health Zahid Maleque on Tuesday said that the state of cancer treatment in Bangladesh was ‘poor’, which led the government to decide...

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    Health ministry asked to get Ctg WASA water tested   

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:50am on July 09, 2018

    The High Court Division on Sunday directed the health ministry to constitute a five-member committee to get the water supplied by Chittagong WASA to consumers...

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    Dengue is back

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:53pm on July 06, 2018

    The incidence of dengue infection in the capital suddenly increased since July 1, with 93 patients taking admission into hospitals during the first four days...

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    Intravenous, other saline production by IPH halted 6 months ago

    Ahmed Shatil Alam | Updated at 03:09am on July 02, 2018

    Government run hospitals have been facing scarcity of intravenous fluid saline for over six months since the Institute of Public Health suspended its production....

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    HC summons doctor, nurse over newborn’s death in Ctg

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:05am on June 12, 2018

    The High Court on Monday summoned a physician and a nurse of Lohagarah Upazila Health Complex in Chittagong to explain the death of a newborn...

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    Medical education negligence risks public health

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 04, 2018

    INADEQUATE human resources for teaching, coupled with the absence of proper regulation, the quality of medical education is declining....

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    Fatty liver a new silent threat to life

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:05am on June 01, 2018

    Non-alcoholic fatty liver is now a silent threat to life in Bangladesh. Fatty liver has severe consequences like liver cirrhosis and liver cancer, but lifestyle...

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    Tobacco 4th leading cause of deaths in Bangladesh

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 01:25am on May 31, 2018

    Tobacco has now appeared as one of the major risk factors responsible for most deaths and diseases in Bangladesh. Every year, more than 1,61,200 people...

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    Govt must improve public healthcare system

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 30, 2018

    THAT Bangladesh has witnessed a five-fold growth in private healthcare facilities since 2000 indicates that the public healthcare system has sunken into an abysmal state....

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    Unhealthy lifestyle behind heart, spine diseases: Indian experts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 24, 2018

    Cardiac and spine specialists of Kolkata, now visiting Dhaka, said on Monday that unhealthy lifestyle increased the frequency of heart and spine diseases....