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    Bangladesh bans ranitidine temporarily

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:24pm on September 29, 2019

    The Directorate General of Drug Administration on Sunday slapped a temporary ban on the production and sale of popular acidity drug ranitidine and on the...

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    Photography exhibition on public health inaugurated

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:44pm on September 23, 2019

    Gono Bishwabidyalay and Gonoshasthaya Kendra inaugurated an exhibition of photographs on public health in Gonoshasthaya Kendra auditorium on Monday. The 30 photographs for the...

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    Effective plans needed to contain air pollution

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 21, 2019

    WHEN an alarmingly poor air quality has for long caused concern and negatively impacted public health, Dhaka’s coming to be the second worst city in...

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    Challenges of preventing suicide in Bangladesh

    S M Yasir Arafat | Updated at 12:00am on September 10, 2019

    SUICIDE is a complex, multi-causal, global preventable public health problem and it an under researched phenomenon in Bangladesh. The World Health Organization estimated that, about...

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    Savar leather estate waste treatment must be shored up

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 25, 2019

    A POORLY functional and incomplete central effluent treatment plant at the Savar Leather Estate has left the River Dhaleswari and its environment to be polluted,...

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    Development rhetoric and public health

    Monwarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on August 24, 2019

    WE ARE living in a country and political culture where development rhetoric seems to be a way of washing away and hiding harsh realities that...

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    A foot put wrong on Aedes breeding ground clean-up

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 21, 2019

    CITY authorities of Dhaka appear to have put a foot wrong in their notion that city people were farming Aedes mosquitoes, the primary vector of...

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    Assess impacts of factories on Sunderbans: JS body

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:36pm on July 29, 2019

    A parliamentary watchdog on Monday recommended the government to conduct a study to assess how environmental pollution, caused by factories in Sunderbans areas, is harming...

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    Medical supplies need to reach flood-hit people early

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 28, 2019

    A PUBLIC health crisis appears to loom large in flood-affected areas where marooned people are left with no choice but to drink flood water that...

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    Dengue spreads to Bogura, 16 hospitalised

    United News of Bangladesh . Bogura | Updated at 04:03pm on July 26, 2019

    Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College on Friday confirmed that it had identified 16 dengue patients in the last four days. Twelve others with symptoms of...