Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS)

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

No Covid-19 death, 1,685 cases reported in 24 hours

At least 1,685 new Covid-19 cases were recorded in 24 hours till 8:00 am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

Covid-19 Positivity rate now 14.32%

At least 1,319 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).

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

29 dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hours 

At least 29 dengue patients were hospitalised in hospitals across the country over 24 hours till 8am today, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

June 17, 2022
June 17, 2022

433 Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, positivity rate now 6.27%

At least 433 new Covid-19 cases were recorded in 24 hours till 8:00 am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

Dengue fever: 31 more hospitalised in 24 hours

At least 31 new dengue patients were hospitalised in 24 hours till this morning (June 16, 2022), according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

June 10, 2022
June 10, 2022

DGHS and CID personnel visit Ctg's BM Depot, collect samples

A team from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) visited BM Container Depot in Sitakunda of Chattogram today (June 10, 2022), five days after a devastating fire broke out there.

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

How are banned hospitals still operating?

DGHS drive must not be yet another failure of implementation

May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022

Our health sector needs urgent healing

It seems the country’s health directorate has finally been jolted out of its stupor. At a meeting last Wednesday, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) came up with the decision of shutting down all unregistered health institutions within 72 hours. The countdown has thus begun.

May 18, 2022
May 18, 2022

High risk of dengue: Are the city corporations prepared?

From the beginning of the monsoon season number of dengue patients start increasing. Ahead of this year's monsoon season, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) conducted a survey of Aedes mosquitoes in Dhaka from March 23 to April 4. According to the survey, the risk of dengue outbreak was much higher this year than in previous years. Are the 2 city corporations of Dhaka prepared to tackle dengue outbreaks?

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

Dhaka at risk of major dengue outbreak

Dhaka is at risk of a major dengue outbreak this year compared to the last couple of years, as clear, stagnant water, the breeding ground for Aedes mosquitoes, at under-construction buildings is abundant this time around.