United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:54pm on February 24, 2020
Bangladesh has made great strides in several areas related to health, nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene, education and child protection with sharp decline in child...
United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:53pm on January 11, 2020
The national Vitamin A plus campaign began across Bangladesh on Saturday, aiming to feed vitamin A plus capsules to 2.10 crore children aged between 6...
Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:27pm on January 09, 2020
The national Vitamin ‘A’ Plus campaign would be held across the country on Saturday to feed high powered Vitamin A capsules to 2.1 crore children,...
Agence France-Presse . Apia | Updated at 01:01pm on December 10, 2019
A devastating measles outbreak has continued to spread in Samoa, with the death toll reaching 70, as the United Nations on Monday released $2.6 million...
Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 03:53pm on December 04, 2019
Authorities in Samoa asked unvaccinated families to display a red flag outside their homes on Wednesday to help a mass immunisation drive aimed at halting...
Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 02:14pm on December 03, 2019
The World Health Organisation warned of a ‘slide back’ in global efforts to eliminate measles Tuesday, as the death toll from an outbreak that has...
Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 02:43pm on November 30, 2019
Struggling with growing scepticism of vaccinations, health authorities in Moscow have turned to a surprising ally for help: blood-thirsty vampires...
Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:54pm on November 01, 2019
Measles, the contagious childhood disease that is once more on the rise globally, is more harmful than previously thought...
Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 01:06pm on August 29, 2019
Measles cases are skyrocketing in Europe and the disease is surging in four countries previously considered to have eliminated it, including the United Kingdom...
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.