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    New symptoms render current screening tool inadequate

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:37am on March 24, 2020

    As evidence grows that many people infected with the novel coronavirus stayed asymptomatic while others developed symptoms other than fever, cough and breathing problem, physicians...

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    Medicine marketing and malpractice

    | Updated at 10:05pm on December 25, 2019

    MEDICAL representatives crowding the corridors of hospitals or waiting in front of physicians’ chambers is a common scene. Pharmaceutical companies assign them to pursue and...

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    President asks doctors not to advise unnecessary tests

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 07:18pm on December 19, 2019

    Criticising physicians for their tendency of making extra money by asking patients to undergo unnecessary and wasteful medical tests, president Abdul Hamid on Thursday urged...

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    Unethical marketing of drugs must be contained

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2019

    THE growth and prevalence of unethical and aggressive marketing strategies pursued by the pharmaceutical companies that spend a large amount of their annual turnover in...

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    Torturers insist physician to take away Abrar at earliest

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:00am on October 10, 2019

    The Chhatra League leaders who tortured Abrar Fahad were insisting the physician and university authorities immediately take away dead Abrar from the hall to elsewhere...

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    Critical care physicians get new leaders

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:07am on October 05, 2019

    Professor Mohammad Omar Faruq and Uzzwal Kumar Mallick have been elected president and secretary general of Bangladesh Society of Critical Care Medicine respectively for...

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    Govt to employ 10,000 as physicians soon: minister

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Manikganj | Updated at 12:35am on February 18, 2019

    Health and family welfare minister Zahid Maleque on Sunday said that the government was going to appoint 10,000 physicians and 15,000 nurses soon to improve...

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    A welcome HC order on private practice of physicians

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 14, 2019

    BANGLADESH has an absolute and relative scarcity of qualified medical personnel, with an overwhelming bias towards urban areas in their distribution....

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    Govt must also address other issues to attend to doctor truancy

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 23, 2019

    THAT the country’s public health sector has persistently been failing the public on many grounds is common knowledge. What is, however, important to understand is...

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    ACC finds 40pc doctors absent

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2019

    The Anti-Corruption Commission on Monday found 40 per cent physicians absent from their workplace at public hospitals and health centres....