Health Minister Zahid Maleque

July 18, 2022
July 18, 2022

Nationwide campaign providing 2nd and booster doses of Covid vaccine tomorrow

A nationwide special campaign will be held tomorrow to inoculate 75 lakh people with the second and booster jabs of Covid-19 vaccines to combat the rising trend of infections, Health Minister Zahid Maleque announced today (July 18, 2022).

April 30, 2022
April 30, 2022

Children aged 5-12 to get Covid-19 vaccine from June: Health Minister

Covid-19 vaccination campaign to inoculate children aged between 5 and 12 will begin from June this year, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said yesterday (April 29, 2022).

April 25, 2022
April 25, 2022

Transparency International did a non-transparent job: Health Minister

Health Minister Zahid Maleque today rejected Transparency International Bangladesh’s recent report on Covid-19 treatment, terming it completely “baseless and done on purpose”.

January 17, 2022
January 17, 2022

Enough vaccines in stock for booster dose: Health Minister

Terming the rise in Omicron infections “alarming”, Health Minister Zahid Maleque today said if this upward trend continues, there will be no space left in the hospitals for patients.

June 28, 2021
June 28, 2021

Bill to repeal Medical Degrees Act placed in parliament

The Medical Degrees (Repeal) Bill 2021 was placed in Parliament today.

December 20, 2020
December 20, 2020

Country’s economic situation now good as coronavirus is under control: Health minister

Health Minister Zahid Maleque has said the economic situation of the country is good now as the coronavirus situation is under control.

November 18, 2020
November 18, 2020

Govt will set private healthcare service fees: Zahid Maleque

The government will set the fees for private healthcare services, including treatment and pathological cost, health minister Zahid Maleque said today.

November 1, 2020
November 1, 2020

Govt spent Tk 15,000-47,000 for each Covid-19 patient at hospitals: health minister

The government has spent an average of Tk15,000 for regular Covid-19 patients and Tk 47,000 for Covid-19 patients in ICU beds, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said today.

July 30, 2020
July 30, 2020

Country in the right position to fight against coronavirus: health minister says

Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque says that the country is now exactly in the right position to fight against Coronavirus, although there were delays initially in understanding the situation.

June 30, 2020
June 30, 2020

MPs denounce health minister in parliament, demand his removal

Health Minister Zahid Maleque today came under fire from opposition BNP and Jatiya Party MPs in parliament due to the ministry’s failure to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic and ensure treatment and testing facilities for people infected with the coronavirus.