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    Hungarian doctors separate Bangladeshi twins joined at head

    Agence France-Presse. Dhaka | Updated at 04:38pm on August 02, 2019

    Bangladeshi twins who were joined at the head were recovering Friday after Hungarian surgeons performed a marathon 30-hour operation to separate their skulls and brains.

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    Bangladesh achieves Hepatitis B control: WHO

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 03:01am on July 28, 2019

    Bangladesh is among the first four countries in WHO South-East Asia Region to achieve Hepatitis B control, with prevalence of the deadly disease dropping to less than one per cent among...

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    Public health in jeopardy

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:00am on July 20, 2019

    Public health in Bangladesh has become highly vulnerable in the face of phenomenal rise in adulteration of foods, serious contamination of drinking water, substandard and date-expired medicines and...

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    SCI Int’l Hospital offers low-cost treatment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:17am on July 02, 2019

    New Delhi-based SCI International Hospital in India offers medical treatment with affordable cost for in vitro fertilisation (IVF), male infertility, urology, orthopaedics and ENT to patients all over...

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    BSMMU conducts successful liver transplant surgery

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:48am on June 26, 2019

    Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University has conducted the first-ever liver transplant surgery, demonstrating the public hospital’s progress in modern healthcare service...

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    Dengue menace on rise

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 25, 2019

    At least 853 dengue patients were hospitalised in the capital since January and two of them died in April. And at least 741 of the dengue patients were hospitalized in the capital since May, 586 of them...

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    26pc deaths in Bangladesh due to poor diets: Lancet

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:55pm on June 24, 2019

    Low intake of right kinds of food such as fruits, vegetables and whole grains and high intake of wrong kinds of food like sodium appear...

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    2 crore children to get Vitamin A on Saturday

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:32am on June 21, 2019

    About two crore children, aged between six months and five years, will be administered Vitamin A plus capsules under a national campaign on Saturday.Children, aged...

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    Unnecessary C-sections in Bangladesh rise by 51pc in two years

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 07:03pm on June 20, 2019

    Medically unnecessary caesarean section operations increased by 51 per cent in Bangladesh over the past two years costing patients 483 million dollars per year, according...

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    One third of global population lack basic hygiene: UN report

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:53am on June 18, 2019

    Some 2.2 billion people around the world do not have safely-managed drinking...