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.

September 10, 2022
September 10, 2022

Tk 30cr lost in irregular purchase of Covid-19 medical equipment

Public hospitals in the capital purchased medical equipment at astronomical prices during the first four months of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, according to an audit report. 

September 6, 2022
September 6, 2022

A cause of concern for the little ones

Adiba, a three-year-old from Dhaka’s Mirpur, was taken to Bangladesh Shishu Hospital and Institute yesterday, with lesions all over her limbs and inside her mouth. She has been suffering from this for the last few days and has had a fever since Sunday.

September 2, 2022
September 2, 2022

Healthcare facilities: DGHS to make mandatory display of licence number

The Directorate General of Health Services is going to make it mandatory for healthcare facilities to display their licence numbers on their signboards.

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