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Kala-azar, filariasis eliminated from Bangladesh

Bangladesh has successfully eliminated two vector-borne diseases -- Kala-azar and filariasis.

2w ago

Heatwave putting strain on kidney, heart hospitals

Amid the blistering heatwave across the country, specialised hospitals in the capital are grappling with an influx of patients with conditions such as heart and chronic kidney diseases.

1m ago

Ongoing heatwave: Diarrhoea cases on sharp rise

Nineteen-month-old Nazmul Hasan has been suffering from diarrhoea since Friday. He was initially admitted to Bhaluka Upazila Health Complex in Mymensingh, but his condition worsened. Yesterday, in a critical situation, Nazmul was transferred to the International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b) hospital in Dhaka

1m ago

Pneumonia, associated symptoms: 89 children die in 17 days at Shishu Hospital

With a cannula in her right hand, three-and-half-year-old Madeya Momtaz was receiving treatment while lying on a bed in the pneumonia ward of Dhaka Shishu Hospital.

1m ago

Eid Holidays: Patients endure hours of wait at understaffed Pongu Hospital

Arosh Mia, a 35-year-old autorickshaw driver from Narsingdi’s Raipura, found himself in a difficult situation in the afternoon of Eid-ul-Fitr. After his right leg was broken in an accident, he knew he needed medical attention fast. He rushed to the National Orthopedic Hospital and Rehabilitation Institute (Nitor), popularly known as Pongu Hospital, hoping to get the help he needed.

1m ago

Autism treatment Dhaka-centric

Every time five-year-old Ariyan goes outside home, his grandfather Razu Ahmed accompanies him and holds his hands tightly fearing that something might trigger his recently-developed erratic behaviour.

1m ago

50.7pc deliveries now C-sections

The rate of Caesarean section (C-section) deliveries in Bangladesh has increased by more than nine percent in one year.

2m ago

34 office assistants being recruited flouting rules

The authorities of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College are going to recruit 34 office assistants, violating the recruitment guidelines for this post.

2m ago
May 11, 2024
May 11, 2024

Kala-azar, filariasis eliminated from Bangladesh

Bangladesh has successfully eliminated two vector-borne diseases -- Kala-azar and filariasis.

April 26, 2024
April 26, 2024

Heatwave putting strain on kidney, heart hospitals

Amid the blistering heatwave across the country, specialised hospitals in the capital are grappling with an influx of patients with conditions such as heart and chronic kidney diseases.

April 21, 2024
April 21, 2024

Ongoing heatwave: Diarrhoea cases on sharp rise

Nineteen-month-old Nazmul Hasan has been suffering from diarrhoea since Friday. He was initially admitted to Bhaluka Upazila Health Complex in Mymensingh, but his condition worsened. Yesterday, in a critical situation, Nazmul was transferred to the International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b) hospital in Dhaka

April 19, 2024
April 19, 2024

Pneumonia, associated symptoms: 89 children die in 17 days at Shishu Hospital

With a cannula in her right hand, three-and-half-year-old Madeya Momtaz was receiving treatment while lying on a bed in the pneumonia ward of Dhaka Shishu Hospital.

April 16, 2024
April 16, 2024

Eid Holidays: Patients endure hours of wait at understaffed Pongu Hospital

Arosh Mia, a 35-year-old autorickshaw driver from Narsingdi’s Raipura, found himself in a difficult situation in the afternoon of Eid-ul-Fitr. After his right leg was broken in an accident, he knew he needed medical attention fast. He rushed to the National Orthopedic Hospital and Rehabilitation Institute (Nitor), popularly known as Pongu Hospital, hoping to get the help he needed.

April 2, 2024
April 2, 2024

Autism treatment Dhaka-centric

Every time five-year-old Ariyan goes outside home, his grandfather Razu Ahmed accompanies him and holds his hands tightly fearing that something might trigger his recently-developed erratic behaviour.

March 25, 2024
March 25, 2024

50.7pc deliveries now C-sections

The rate of Caesarean section (C-section) deliveries in Bangladesh has increased by more than nine percent in one year.

March 21, 2024
March 21, 2024

34 office assistants being recruited flouting rules

The authorities of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College are going to recruit 34 office assistants, violating the recruitment guidelines for this post.

March 14, 2024
March 14, 2024

Gazipur fire: Relatives fearing the worst as victims battle for life

With tears in her eyes, Noorjahan was looking towards the hospital’s ward. Kamala Khatoon, her mother, was fighting for her life at the Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery

February 25, 2024
February 25, 2024

A day to be cherished forever

Students recognised for their outstanding results in O- and A-level exams were buzzing with excitement yesterday. They said they wanted to become decent human beings and work for the country.

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