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    Public health in jeopardy

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:00am on July 20, 2019

    Public health in Bangladesh has become highly vulnerable in the face of phenomenal rise in adulteration of foods, serious contamination of drinking water, substandard and...

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    All banned food products must be driven out of market

    | Updated at 12:00am on June 24, 2019

    MANY of the banned food items ordered to have been withdrawn 12 days ago from the market for being harmful to health are still sold...

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    Public health expenditure

    Tahmina Sultana | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2019

    FROM the very beginning of our childhood, we all have heard the proverb ‘health is wealth’. We have learnt that good health is the key...

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    Early rain intensifies malaria threat

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    Malaria continues to kill people in Bangladesh as the mosquito-borne disease still remains a serious health hazard in hilly and bordering districts....

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    Intense monitoring needed to ensure doctors’ presence

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    THE health minister admitted on Sunday to the fact that about 22 per cent doctors remained absent from their work....

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    ICDDR,B develops rapid cholera diagnosis kit

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:44pm on March 12, 2019

    Scientists working with the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh have developed a dipstick named Cholkit for rapid, early and effective diagnosis of cholera....