The story would resonate with many young couples starting out in this ruthless city, where what you earn is nowhere near what you spend, just for the bare minimum.
We need to inculcate a culture of learning to better serve patients
The pharmaceuticals industry, which has made life-saving drugs available at lower costs, is facing troubles in opening letters of credit (LCs) to import much-needed raw materials and capital machinery owing to the US dollar crunch.
The health sector was yet again neglected in the national budget, with Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal earmarking around Tk 36,864 crore -- 5.43 percent of the total budget -- for the sector.
There is nothing new for the already ill-equipped health sector in the National Budget 2022-2023. Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal placed the 51st national budget today where he earmarked around Tk 36,864 crore or 5.4 percent of the total budget.
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.
Bangladesh is being urbanised at a rapid pace, fuelled by rural poverty, climate change and the promise of a better economic future.