Prof John D Clemens, executive director of International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), wins this year’s Prince Mahidol Award for his contribution to the development of oral cholera vaccines that have revolutionised cholera control efforts globally.
Health experts and medical practitioners at a seminar in Rajshahi observe that maintaining discipline, taking prescribed diets and medicines and regular physical exercise are very important for the patients suffering from diabetes.
World Antibiotics Awareness Week, which takes place November 12 to 18 and is managed by the World Health Organization, aims to increase global awareness of antibiotic resistance and prevent it spreading further. Here we round up some facts and figures on antibiotic resistance and why it is important we all play our role in fighting against it.
Bangladeshi women shows a slow performance in using modern contraception in the world. In a wider perspective, an ambitious goal to boost the number of women using modern contraception by tens of millions by 2020 is falling far behind, said experts.
The latest global estimates for the state of the world's health from the Global Burden of Disease study (GBD), published in a special issue of The Lancet, highlight that global progress in health is not inevitable.