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.

August 26, 2022
August 26, 2022

Social stigma, a major barrier

Tamima, a ninth grader in a Dhaka school, was elated as the doctor at Shyamoli’s 250-bed TB Hospital discharged her following her recovery from multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in early April this year.

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

Need multi-sectoral engagement

Lack of multi-sectoral engagement and human resources has been responsible for the failure of the National TB Control Programme, leaving many tuberculosis patients undetected, said health officials at an event yesterday.

August 5, 2022
August 5, 2022

Medical kit purchase: Tk 117cr lost to anomalies

When a piece of Personal Protective Equipment (medical coveralls) was Tk 1,200, the authorities bought 50,000 of them for Tk 3,900 each from a motor parts supplier.

August 4, 2022
August 4, 2022

5.80 lakh kids registered for Covid jabs

Around 5.8 lakh schoolchildren aged 5-11 years were registered for taking the Pfizer’s specially prepared Covid-19 vaccines as of yesterday afternoon.

August 2, 2022
August 2, 2022

Aged 5-11: Dhaka kids to get Covid jabs first

Around 7.5 lakh schoolchildren, aged 5-11, in Dhaka city will get Covid-19 vaccine shots first, said Prof Abul Bashar Mohammad Khurshid Alam, director general of the health directorate.

August 1, 2022
August 1, 2022

Small steps of empathy, long strides for change

For years, members of 30 Garo families living on the bank of Ganeswari river, near India’s Meghalaya border in Netrakona, had to make a laborious journey to cross the river and go to the mainland.

July 29, 2022
July 29, 2022

Healthcare centres under local bodies: Even basic services not being delivered

Urban healthcare centres, run by the local government bodies, are failing to provide even the basic reproductive health and nutrition services due to a lack of human resources, found a study released yesterday

July 14, 2022
July 14, 2022

Red tape stalls vaccine plant work

The vaccine manufacturing and research plant project in Gopalganj saw no progress over one year due to red tape.

July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022

Checking Covid: Ministries not doing their bit

More than a week has passed since the Cabinet Division issued directives to check the spread of Covid, but those still remain unimplemented due to slack response from the ministries concerned.

July 5, 2022
July 5, 2022

Experts warn of post-Eid Covid spike

The mask mandate is being grossly violated at bus stops, shopping malls, markets and restaurants in the capital despite steeply climb of Covid cases and deaths almost every day.