Health Minister Zahid Maleque

September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022

No first dose of Covid-19 vaccine after October 3: Health Minister

The government has decided to stop administering the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine by October 3, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said today.

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

Covid-19 vaccination campaign for schoolchildren starts countrywide

The Covid-19 vaccination campaign for schoolchildren, aged 5-11 years, has started in city corporation areas countrywide today (August 25).

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

Medicine stores will remain open 24hrs: Health Minister

Medicine stores will remain open 24 hours, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said.

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.