Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS)

March 10, 2020
March 10, 2020

Coronavirus: 5 new thermal scanners supplied to air and land ports

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) supplies five new thermal scanners to international airports and ports across the country.

January 26, 2020
January 26, 2020

12 lakh Dhaka residents to get cholera vaccine next month: DGHS

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has said at least 12 lakh people in Dhaka will get two doses of cholera vaccine in the next month.

January 23, 2020
January 23, 2020

New China virus: Symptoms and prevention

Amid fears of the breakout of a new coronavirus in China, the Directorate General of Health Services in Bangladesh issues a press note informing people of the symptoms of the virus and...

January 23, 2020
January 23, 2020

No China-returnee contracted coronavirus: DGHS

None of the 900 China-returnees screened at Dhaka and Chattogram airports are infected by coronavirus, Directorate General of Health Services claims.

December 4, 2019
December 4, 2019

HC summons health DG over setting up ICU at district hospitals

High Court has summoned director general of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) to appear before it on January 8 to know the progress about setting up Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and...

September 4, 2019
September 4, 2019

HC stays DGHS circular for recruiting 143 officials

High Court (HC) has stayed for three months a government circular for recruiting 143 officials to 18 posts including that of teacher and medical officer under a project of Directorate General of...

August 5, 2019
August 5, 2019

Number of dengue patients decreasing: Health minister

Health Minister Zahid Maleque claims that the number of patients being infected with dengue fever is coming down across the country.

July 31, 2019
July 31, 2019

Dengue situation may linger till Sept: DGHS

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) says that the ongoing dengue situation in the country may linger till September unless immediate steps are taken in this regard.

July 28, 2019
July 28, 2019

Govt fixes fees of medical tests for dengue diagnosis

The government fixes the fees for the medical tests to diagnose dengue at all private hospitals, clinics and diagnostic centres across the country.

July 28, 2019
July 28, 2019

Aedes Population: Six-fold rise in four months

The concentration of adult mosquito in the capital is nearly six times that in the pre-monsoon period, a key reason behind the rising dengue cases, an ongoing government survey has found.