3d ago| Hospitals

India’s Apollo partners with Bangladesh’s Imperial for super-speciality hospital in Ctg

In its first major foray in Bangladesh, India’s Apollo Hospitals group has announced that it has signed a brand licensing operations and management agreement with Chattogam-based Imperial Hospital Ltd for a super-speciality hospital in the port city.

4d ago| Hospitals

Govt to set up 5 burn units in 5 divisions

The government has taken a plan to set up burn units in five divisional medical colleges and hospitals in the country with Saudi Arabian funding, Health Minister Zahid Maleque told parliament yesterday.

4d ago| Hospitals

8 burn units to be set up across Bangladesh: Health Minister

The government has taken plans to set up eight burn units across the country.

2w ago| Healthcare

Mediterranean diet is superior to low-fat diet for secondary cardiovascular prevention

In a 7-year randomised trial, men (but not women) had fewer adverse CV events with a Mediterranean diet, but it relied on an intensive, long-term dietary intervention that would be difficult to reproduce in most care settings.

3w ago| Healthcare

‘Quality healthcare not possible without specialist doctors’

It is not possible to provide quality healthcare service to people without specialist doctors, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said yesterday.

3w ago| Healthcare

Children's death from syrup: DGDA asked to give Tk 15 lakh to each family

The High Court today directed the Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA) to give Tk 15 lakh as compensation to each of the families of the 104 children, who died after taking toxic paracetamol syrup in 1991 and 2009.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

India’s Apollo partners with Bangladesh’s Imperial for super-speciality hospital in Ctg

In its first major foray in Bangladesh, India’s Apollo Hospitals group has announced that it has signed a brand licensing operations and management agreement with Chattogam-based Imperial Hospital Ltd for a super-speciality hospital in the port city.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

Govt to set up 5 burn units in 5 divisions

The government has taken a plan to set up burn units in five divisional medical colleges and hospitals in the country with Saudi Arabian funding, Health Minister Zahid Maleque told parliament yesterday.

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

8 burn units to be set up across Bangladesh: Health Minister

The government has taken plans to set up eight burn units across the country.

June 17, 2022
June 17, 2022

CMCH upgraded to 2,200-bed hospital

Chattogram Medical College Hospital, the only tertiary level hospital in the greater Chattogram region, has been upgraded from 1,313 beds to 2,200.

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

CMCH upgraded to 2,200 beds

Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH), the only tertiary level hospital in the greater Chattogram region, has been upgraded from 1,313 beds to 2,200.

June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022

Two die as diarrhoea breaks out in Bandarban

At least two persons died from diarrhoea in Bandarban’s Remakri union as the remote area bordering Myanmar has been reeling from a diarrhoea outbreak. 

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

Over 50? These problems can sneak up on you

Ageing is a natural phenomenon. We develop many health issues as we age. Here are some growing-up issues to watch for:

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

‘Digging deep for healthcare expenses’

People bear 68 percent of the country’s healthcare expenses out of their pocket, while the government bears only 23 percent, said speakers at a pre-budget roundtable yesterday.

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

Make a vow to support people by providing services: PM to physicians

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called upon the country’s physicians to stand beside people with a vow to provide services.

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

MPs slam poor healthcare services

At least 14 lawmakers of ruling Awami League and opposition parties yesterday expressed dissatisfaction as people are not getting proper healthcare services due to poor state of upazila health complexes and district hospitals in their constituencies.