Covid

What’s a healthcare system without data? Simply incomplete.

An informed public health professional will argue that public health is half medical and half data. Without data, any health system is effectively blind. Data provides visibility into public health emergencies and non-emergencies alike. It saves lives. It tells us where the government needs to pour its funds and which areas to mobilise resources in. It helps identify gaps in healthcare and measure outcomes. Indeed, data is the eyes and ears of public health.

January 14, 2023
January 14, 2023

1.7m students drop out in pandemic

Education in Bangladesh took a major hit from the Covid pandemic, which caused 17.62 lakh students to drop out of educational institutions, according to government data.

December 28, 2022
December 28, 2022

What’s a healthcare system without data? Simply incomplete.

An informed public health professional will argue that public health is half medical and half data. Without data, any health system is effectively blind. Data provides visibility into public health emergencies and non-emergencies alike. It saves lives. It tells us where the government needs to pour its funds and which areas to mobilise resources in. It helps identify gaps in healthcare and measure outcomes. Indeed, data is the eyes and ears of public health.

December 25, 2022
December 25, 2022

Take Covid booster, wear mask: DGHS

Health officials today urged people to take caution, including taking booster jabs and wearing masks in crowded areas, as the national advisory committee alerted for a potential new variant that already swept China and has been detected in India.

December 8, 2022
December 8, 2022

China after zero-Covid

The post-Covid era has arrived in China. What now?

October 25, 2022
October 25, 2022

Zampa contracts Covid

Leading Australian spinner Adam Zampa has Covid but is still available for selection for their Twenty20 World Cup match against Sri Lanka later on Tuesday in Perth, the hosts said.

August 4, 2022
August 4, 2022

Australian cricket fears 'missing generation' after Covid

Australian cricket could suffer from a "missing generation" of children taking up the game after first-time participation in junior programmes fell by 15,000 last season because of the coronavirus pandemic.

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

1 dead, 873 Covid-19 cases reported in 24 hours

At least 873 new Covid-19 cases were recorded in 24 hours till 8am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).