Moudud Ahmmed Sujan

A multimedia journalist with experience in in-depth reporting on science, public health, health inequality and government corruption, environment, migration and labour rights.

January 2, 2023
January 2, 2023

New Omicron Subvariant: Experts sound alarm as four cases detected

As health officials yesterday confirmed four cases of the new subvariant of Omicron, the BF.7, experts urged everyone to wear masks and maintain physical distance to stay safe from Covid-19.

December 26, 2022
December 26, 2022

Guards up as new Omicron strain looms

The new coronavirus subvariant that is ripping through China has compelled the government to step up guard.

December 25, 2022
December 25, 2022

Helplessly, rare disease patients soldier on

In 2014, Iraboti Roy, 40, a patient with the disease Myasthenia Gravis, died a day after a doctor in the country’s top neurological hospital used a sedative on her.

December 17, 2022
December 17, 2022

One Stop Emergency and Casualty: A leap forward for patient care

On a Tuesday afternoon, Marzia Akter (25) was taking her  husband, who had contracted dengue, back home from the One Stop Emergency and Casualty (OSEC) unit at Kurmitola General Hospital, following his treatment.

December 12, 2022
December 12, 2022

Little progress in containing AMR

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is becoming a major hurdle in controlling infectious diseases, and the steps taken so far to combat this health crisis have proved to be inadequate.

December 5, 2022
December 5, 2022

One stop emergency service launched at Kurmitola hospital

Directorate General of the Health Services (DGHS) will introduce “One Stop Emergency and Casualty” (OSEC) at Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka today with a view to providing necessary diagnostics and treatment support by keeping a patient at the bed.

December 1, 2022
December 1, 2022

Bangladeshi airports still devoid of HIV screening

Though returnee migrant workers account for one-fourth of the HIV patients detected in Bangladesh every year, no screening system has been put in place yet at any of the country’s international airports.

November 25, 2022
November 25, 2022

Antibiotic resistance: Edging closer to a health calamity

Most of the clinically important antibiotics are now less effective at killing disease-causing bacteria than the last few years, shows the latest surveillance data of the government.

November 16, 2022
November 16, 2022

Detecting pneumonia symptoms in children and what to do

With the onset of winter, reports are coming in from around the country of growing cold-related illnesses in children. Among the more serious winter ailments is pneumonia but most parents are often confused about how to differentiate between pneumonia and the common flu. Here's what you need to know.

November 16, 2022
November 16, 2022

Winter brings risk of pneumonia for children

With winter’s arrival, physicians have urged parents to stay extra cautious to keep their children safe from pneumonia.