Children’s health

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    Johnson & Johnson to stop selling baby powder in US, Canada

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 02:48pm on May 20, 2020

    Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson announced on Tuesday that it would stop selling talc-based baby powder in the United States and Canada, where sales had...

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    15 NY children hospitalised with rare illness linked to COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 04:13pm on May 06, 2020

    At least 15 children have been hospitalised in New York with a rare inflammatory disease possibly linked to coronavirus, officials said Tuesday, in the latest...

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    Study shows Bangladesh’s progress in improving children’s health

    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...

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    Vitamin ‘A’ campaign starts across Bangladesh

    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...

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    Vitamin A Plus campaign Saturday

    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,...

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    Samoa measles death toll rises to 70

    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...

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    Unvaccinated to show red flags in Samoa

    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...

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    Samoa death toll in Measles still rising

    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...

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    Moscow launches innovative campaign to promote vaccination

    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...

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    Measles severely damages body’s immunity: Study

    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...