Health Ministry

September 11, 2022
September 11, 2022

Who are these mystery shoppers and billers in public hospitals?

Government must investigate bloated Covid-time spending by health facilities

August 10, 2020
August 10, 2020

Health ministry taskforce raids 2 Gazipur hospitals, realises Tk 11 lakh in fines

A health ministry taskforce conducts drives in two private hospitals in Gazipur and realised Tk 11 lakh in fines for a wide range of mismanagement and irregularities.

February 1, 2019
February 1, 2019

Infected with syndicates

The ACC has found that syndicates at public hospitals, involving some of their employees, illegally took money from patients and their relatives in exchange for different services.

January 15, 2019
January 15, 2019

DGHS suspends admin officer over corruption allegations

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) yesterday suspended an administrative officer of Institute of Health Technology,

February 5, 2018
February 5, 2018

HC rule for providing primary treatment to accident victims

The High Court issues a rule asking the government to explain in two weeks why the health ministry should not be directed to instruct all the hospitals and clinics to provide primary treatment to the accident victims.

July 10, 2017
July 10, 2017

Help desks at all hospitals to tackle Chikungunya

Health and Family Welfare Ministry directs all public hospitals and medical colleges across the country to open help desks to effectively tackle the already wide-spread Chikungunya menace, transmitted to humans by infected mosquitoes.

June 21, 2016
June 21, 2016

Medical admission tests on September: Minister

Entry tests for admission in MBBS and BDS courses for 2016-17 academic sessions will be held in coming September, Health Minister Mohammad Nasim says.

February 9, 2016
February 9, 2016

Govt to bear treatment cost if anyone is found with Zika virus

If anyone is detected with Zika virus, the government will bear the cost of their treatment, Health Minister Mohammad Nasim says. Bangladesh government has taken all necessary steps to control the spread of the Zika virus, he tells reporters at the health ministry.

November 17, 2015
November 17, 2015

Body finds proof of medical admission question leak

The mass probe body formed over alleged question leak of medical and dental admission tests reports to have found proof of leak.