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    Rapid antigen COVID-19 tests begin in 10 districts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:03pm on December 05, 2020

    The government on Saturday introduced the antigen-based rapid testing of COVID-19 at 10 government-run hospitals in 10 districts. Health minister Zahid Maleque virtually inaugurated the...

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    Govt to fix treatment fees, charges at pvt hospitals: Minister

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 07:47pm on November 18, 2020

    The government will take steps to fix the costs of medical treatment, including test and treatment fees, at private hospitals, clinics and diagnostic centres, said...

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    Decision of sending Wahida abroad to be taken later: Minister

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:58pm on September 06, 2020

    Health minister Zahid Maleque on Sunday said that there was no need to send Ghoraghat UNO Wahida Khanam abroad for better treatment at this moment...

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    Health rights activists demand health minister’s resignation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:15pm on September 02, 2020

    Health rights activists on Wednesday demanded resignation of health minister Zahid Maleque for his failure to fight against COVID-19. Addressing a co-memorisation programme for all...

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    Govt to reduce COVID-19 test fees

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:31pm on August 19, 2020

    The government has decided to reduce COVID-19 test fees because many people, especially who are in financial crisis, are reportedly avoiding the test after fees...

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    Railway Hospital no more dedicated COVID-19 hospital

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:23pm on August 17, 2020

    Railway General Hospital has been withdrawn from the list of dedicated COVID-19 hospitals, officials said Monday. There had been no COVID-19 patient in the 30-bed...

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    COVID-19 infection rate decreasing: health minister

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:18am on August 16, 2020

    Health and family welfare minister Zahid Maleque on Saturday said infection rate of coronavirus was gradually decreasing as the government led by prime minister Sheikh...

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    Health ministry seeks to halt hospital raids

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:08pm on August 06, 2020

    The health ministry has asked the home ministry to keep the law enforcement agencies from raiding government and private hospitals and asked health officials not...

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    LDA plans tough movement against health ministry

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:12pm on July 27, 2020

    Left Democratic Alliance announced on Monday that it would wage a tough movement against the health ministry for its failure to face the COVID-19 crisis...

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    DGHS, health ministry not at loggerheads: health minister

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:49am on July 15, 2020

    Health minister Zahid Maleque on Tuesday said that the ministry and the Directorate General of Health Services did not have any problem with each other...