Dr Tareq Salahuddin | The Daily Star
  • Dr Tareq Salahuddin

    Dr Tareq Salahuddin is an award winning journalist working as the Health Editor of The Daily Star since 2003. He is a Public Health Professional. Dr Tareq, a clinical medical graduate, is a member of Public Health Association of Bangladesh and a former Member of the Governing Council and Policy Committee of the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA), a J2J Fellow on HIV/AIDS and a member of the International AIDS Society. Contact: tareq.salahuddin@thedailystar.net

  • Fatty liver disease is killing us!

    The number of patients with various liver diseases are on the rise. Some of them are related to the lifestyle, some with metabolic syndrome and other factors. However, having a proper knowledge of these diseases are important.
  • Introduction of rotavirus vaccine: how far is the journey?

    Bangladesh has been planning to introduce the rotavirus vaccine for quite a long time. But it does not seem to be very fast. Children
  • HBOT: The oxygen revolution therapy and its potential

    Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is a specialised oxygen treatment that enhances the body’s natural healing processes. It is called the oxygen revolution therapy due to the marvelous outcome of treatment.
  • Challenging TB in Bangladesh

    Each year, we commemorate World Tuberculosis (TB) Day on March 24 to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of TB, and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic.
  • The rising threat of NCDs in Bangladesh

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that non-communicable diseases (NCDs), including heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and chronic lung disease, are collectively responsible for almost 70% of all deaths worldwide. Almost three quarters of all NCD deaths, and 82% of the 16 million people who died prematurely, or before reaching 70 years of age, occur in low- and middle-income countries like Bangladesh.