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    Health, environment not addressed properly: webinar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:17am on June 11, 2021

    The proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year has not addressed public health and environment issues appropriately as a very low amount of fund has...

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    US deaths from heart disease, diabetes climbed amid Covid-19

    Associated Press/ UNB . New York | Updated at 12:42pm on June 10, 2021

    The United States saw remarkable increases in the death rates for heart disease, diabetes and some other common killers in 2020, and experts believe a...

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    Analysis of health allocation

    Abu Muhammad Zakir Hussain | Updated at 12:00am on June 10, 2021

    THE difference between 5.1 per cent and 5.4 per cent of the budget as allocation for the health sector in the outgoing and the next...

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    Finance minister disappointed with health sector

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:08pm on June 04, 2021

    Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Friday expressed his disappointment over the corruption and slow progress of the development projects in the health sector of...

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    Govt for spending to motivate people about health protocols

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:44pm on June 03, 2021

    As there is a growing apathy among people to health protocols, the Bangladesh government is going to take motivational and sensitisation programme for illiterate people....

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    New hospitals likely to get 10-yr tax holiday

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 11:10pm on June 01, 2021

    The government is likely to offer a complete tax holiday for the setting up of new hospitals for 10 years to attract new investments in...

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    CDP suggests expansionary fiscal policy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:43pm on May 31, 2021

    The Centre for Policy Dialogue on Monday recommended that the government pursue an expansionary fiscal policy with priority in allocation for health, social protection, agriculture...

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    Device overdependency affects child health in Bangladesh

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:01am on May 31, 2021

    Many children are suffering from physical and mental problems as they spend long hours using computers, smartphones and watching TV channels for studies and entertainment...

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    Health sector needs to be prioritised

    Samir Kumar Saha | Updated at 12:00am on May 27, 2021

    AMIDST the Covid crisis, the world has understood well how much important it is to invest in the health sector. The pandemic has, it is...

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    Check corruption, increase health budget: experts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:08am on May 26, 2021

    Public health campaigners, green activists and economists at a discussion on Tuesday called on the government to check corruption in the health sector and to...