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    Policies, measures Bangladesh can take

    by Mehzabin Ahmed | Updated at 12:00am on April 04, 2020

    AS THE current state of world affairs unfolds, with rich countries struggling to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Bangladeshis worry about how their relatively poor government...

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    Kuwait actress wants foreigners to be ‘kicked out’

    Agence France-Presse. Kuwait City | Updated at 09:54pm on April 02, 2020

    A famous Kuwaiti actress has sparked a furore by calling for expatriates to be expelled from the oil-rich nation so that locals can be sure...

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    Social virus as big a worry

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on March 25, 2020

    AN UNCLE who walked barefoot in Muharram processions in the village of Mustafabad in Rae Bareli would have been killed by a cut in the...

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    In need of greater preparedness to attend to kidney diseases

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 14, 2020

    A GROWING number of patients with kidney diseases brings to the fore a grave public health concern. Physicians at a press conference marking World Kidney...

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    Pandemic exposes ‘digital divide’ as schools, workplaces close

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:16pm on March 12, 2020

    As the coronavirus pandemic forces the closing of more schools and workplaces, the health crisis has exposed the ‘digital divide’ which allows some to stay...

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    Occupational health of goldsmiths warrants early attention

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 12, 2020

    MORE than half of the work force is employed in informal sectors, with no social protection for health care for the lack of regulatory enforcement...

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    World failed to learn SARS lessons for coronavirus fight

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:27pm on March 03, 2020

    The novel coronavirus outbreak has exposed a lack of global research on ways to combat the spread of infectious diseases, with health authorities failing to...

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    Early action a must to contain communicable diseases

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 01, 2020

    PUBLIC health system is primarily designed to tackle communicable diseases and the country still does not have an effective, comprehensive strategy to tackle mosquito- or...

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    Occupational safety in sorry state

    Monwarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on February 28, 2020

    BANGLADESH stands in an alarmingly poor position when it comes to occupational safety and health, a significant component of decent work agenda. Disregard for occupational...

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    Our precarious medical supply chains

    F William Engdahl | Updated at 12:00am on February 27, 2020

    THE grave risks and dangers in the process of worldwide out-sourcing and so-called globalisation of the past 30 years or so are becoming starkly clear...