Children’s health

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    Working to maintain child immunisation in country: UNICEF

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:38am on April 27, 2021

    Despite initial disruptions during the first months of the pandemic, Bangladesh restored routine immunisation services to pre-Covid-19 levels in June 2020 and has steadily maintained...

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    New embryo models offer hope for research on miscarriages

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 10:31am on March 18, 2021

    Scientists have generated early-stage human embryo models that could help shed light on the ‘black box’ of initial human development stages and improve research on...

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    Pandemic sets back childhood development: UNICEF

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:41am on March 12, 2021

    Closed schools, surging poverty, forced marriages and depression – after a year of the pandemic, indicators measuring child and adolescent development have all regressed, a...

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    Mental health alert for children linked to COVID-19 lockdown policies: UNICEF

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:41am on March 05, 2021

    The United Nations Children’s Fund says the mental health of millions of children worldwide has been put at risk, with at least one in seven...

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    Guideline for children’s kidney diseases will be launched today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:19am on December 29, 2020

    The national guideline for the treatment of children’s kidney diseases will be launched at a ceremony at Bangbandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University today. Vice-chancellor Professor...

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    Measles-Rubella vaccination to begin Dec 12

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:32am on December 05, 2020

    A 44-day ‘Measles-Rubella Vaccination Campaign 2020’ is set to begin on December 12 across the country with a target for administering 3.40 crore Children. ‘Measles-Rubella...

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    Controversies on polio vaccine surge as new cases rise

    Agence France-Presse . Libreville | Updated at 01:02pm on September 19, 2020

    As scientists around the world rush to find a vaccine to stem the spread of COVID-19, another deadly disease, polio, has become the latest target...

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    WHO DG says more research needed into coronavirus impacts on kids

    United News of Bangladesh . United Nations | Updated at 12:43pm on September 17, 2020

    More research is needed into factors that increase the risk of COVID-19 disease among children and adolescents, said World Health Organisation director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus...

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    Pandemic threatens lives of millions of children: UN

    Agence France-Presse .Paris | Updated at 10:25am on September 09, 2020

    Disruptions to health services due to the pandemic are putting millions of additional lives at risk worldwide, the United Nations said on Wednesday, warning that...

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    Children over 12 should follow same mask rules as adults: WHO

    Agence France-Presse .Geneva | Updated at 11:00am on August 22, 2020

    The World Health Organisation on Friday recommended that children over 12 should wear masks in the same contexts as adults in the bid to rein...