Md Shahnawaz Khan Chandan

April 19, 2021
April 19, 2021

Adp Allocations for Health: Even in pandemic, only 21pc utilised

The health services division utilised only 21 percent of their allocations from the Annual Development Programme in the last nine months, said a report of the implementation, monitoring and...

April 18, 2021
April 18, 2021

Second wave sees crisis over a certain drug

“Please help me to find Actemra 400mg injection (Tocilizumab) for my Covid patient mother. She is currently in ICU. Please help…” read a recent appeal by Sazzad Hossain on a public Facebook group.

April 2, 2021
April 2, 2021

Integration has a long way to go

Sanzid Hasan was five when his parents, impoverished residents of Mohammadpur’s Geneva Camp area, discovered that he could not communicate as easily as other children.

March 21, 2021
March 21, 2021

People with Down Syndrome: Hardly any protection, inclusion

Zaheda was rushed to a private clinic in Chandpur district’s Shahrasti upazila on May 24 last year.

March 2, 2021
March 2, 2021

State-Run Jute Mills: Govt going for lease to private

The government has decided to lease out all 25 state-run jute mills to the private sector despite initial plans of reopening them either through joint venture, public-private partnership, or a...

February 22, 2021
February 22, 2021

Remembering Maulana Azad when we most need him

When the Indian subcontinent was pushed into violent communal turmoil and was being partitioned as its consequence, one person firmly stood out as the guardian of secularism, unity and peace. He...

February 11, 2021
February 11, 2021

Disability Rights in Bangladesh: Lack of data hampering progress

How many people with disabilities are there in Bangladesh?

February 4, 2021
February 4, 2021

Cancer care in Bangladesh: A tale of scarcity and negligence

Due to overwhelming treatment costs, scarcity of trained professionals and unavailability of equipment, cancer care is still inaccessible to hundreds of thousands of cancer patients in Bangladesh.

December 24, 2020
December 24, 2020

Pornography spreads amid futile govt ban

The government initiative to block pornography websites has proved a futile exercise due to lack of technological knowhow and concerted efforts from the state agencies.

December 12, 2020
December 12, 2020

A landfill in disarray

With no segregation and recycling facility, Aminbazar landfill has been struggling to manage daily collection of more than 3,000 tonnes of solid waste.