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    Banks’ CSR spending doubles in Jan-June

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on September 09, 2020

    Corporate social responsibility spending by the country’s banks doubled in the January-June period of 2020 compared with that in the same period of 2019 but...

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    COVID-19 exposes deep-rooted corruption in Bangladesh health sector in six months

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:52pm on September 07, 2020

    The COVID-19 outbreak has exposed the inefficiency, mismanagement and deep-rooted corruption in the health sector as the sector has largely been blighted by lack of...

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    12,543 hospitals, diagnostic centers want licence renewal: DGHS

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 08:22pm on September 02, 2020

    Directorate General of Health Services on Wednesday informed the High Court that a total of 12,543 hospitals and diagnostic centers applied for renewing their licence...

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    Health DG regrets ban on journalists entering into RMCH

    RU Correspondent | Updated at 01:20am on August 24, 2020

    Directorate General of Health Services director general ABM Khurshid Alam on Sunday regretted over the restriction on journalists’ entry to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital for...

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    16,461 pvt health facilities apply, 5,506 get licence

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:12am on August 24, 2020

    Directorate General of Health Services has so far issued licenses to 5,506 private health facilities till Sunday as most of the 16,461 applications submitted at...

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    Facebook a major threat to public health: Report

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:14pm on August 19, 2020

    Health misinformation on Facebook was viewed 3.8 billion times in the past year, peaking during the COVID-19 crisis, said a report of activist group Avaaz....

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    600 coronavirus-linked attacks on health workers since Feb: ICRC

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:36pm on August 18, 2020

    More than 600 attacks on health workers have been reported in connection with the COVID-19 crisis, the Red Cross warned Tuesday, urging countries to rein...

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    Govt must address corruption in health sector

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 18, 2020

    GENERALLY, the health system is always overwhelmed and has been persistently suffering from a shortage of health professional and geographic mal-distribution of health workforce. During...

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    Removed DGHS director Aminul gets new post

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:22pm on August 17, 2020

    Directorate General of Health Services’ former director for hospitals, Aminul Hasan, who was removed from the post and made officer on special duty after the...

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    Buses defy health regulations despite fare hike

    Shahin Akhter   | Updated at 01:15am on August 12, 2020

    The passengers of buses and minibuses are at an increased risk of getting infected with the novel coronavirus as almost none of the health regulations,...