Manzur H Maswood

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    Caesarean births boom in Bangladesh

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:00am on June 28, 2019

    The rate of caesarean section, an intervention of child birth for mothers with complicated delivery, is alarmingly on the rise in Bangladesh, misusing the lifesaving...

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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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    Dengue turns alarming in Dhaka

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:42am on June 09, 2019

    Dengue has taken a turn for the worse in Dhaka since May 1 as a survey has found high presence of the vector of the...

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    97pc Bangladeshis at risk of non-communicable diseases

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 07:29pm on May 29, 2019

    About 97 per cent of people in Bangladesh are at the risk of non-communicable diseases as most of the metabolic and behavioural risk factors for...

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    Maternal mortality rate still high

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:17am on May 28, 2019

    Apparently perturbed the government withheld publishing the findings of the Bangladesh Maternal Mortality and Health Care Survey 2017 as it shows that the high rate...

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    Antibiotics still on sale without prescription across Bangladesh

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:15am on May 26, 2019

    The sale of antibiotics without prescription goes unabated in the capital and elsewhere across the country as the Directorate General of Drug Administration took no...

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    Unhealthy iftar causes many diseases

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 01:24am on May 25, 2019

    The habit of consuming unhealthy iftar items during Ramadan is increasing the risk of a wide range of diseases.The fatty, deep-fried, processed, spicy and salty...

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    Heat wave to continue

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:17am on May 11, 2019

    The ongoing heat wave would continue for few more days while people in the capital and across the country continued suffering from blistering heat as...

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    People in Bangladesh capital at high risk of viral infections

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:20am on May 09, 2019

    ‘Alarming presence’ of three enteric viruses in Bangladesh capital’s sewage water created the risk of the viruses getting released in the environment putting public life...

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    Morshedul Islam: The maestro of independent cinema

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    One of the major exponents of indie film in the country, Morshedul Islam has long been known as a beacon of hope. Manzur H Maswood...