The family of a person killed in a road crash due to reckless or negligent driving will get at least Tk 5 lakh in compensation.
The High Court issues a rule asking the government to explain in two weeks why the health ministry should not be directed to instruct all the hospitals and clinics to provide primary treatment to the accident victims.
In emergency medicine, “Golden Hour” refers to the immediate one-hour time period following a traumatic injury, during which, chances of preventing death by way of prompt medical treatment are the highest.
President Barack Obama pays tribute to the "silent cry" of the 140,000 victims of the atomic bomb dropped 71 years ago on Hiroshima, and called on the world to abandon "the logic of fear" that encourages the stockpiling of nuclear weapons.
It is disheartening to note that the emergency unit of the country's prime hospital for accident victims, National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (Nitor), is suffering due to mismanagement and inadequate staff.