public hospitals

Lifts at public hospitals: Where Horror Abounds

Shipon Mia (not his real name) fears for his life throughout the hours he works as a liftman at a building of Sir Salimullah Medical College, commonly known as Mitford hospital, in the capital.

Afternoon Outpatient Services: Good step

Patients have mostly praised the afternoon outpatient services initiated at some public hospitals on a pilot basis though concerns remain about its long-term sustainability due to the severe shortage of physicians and other healthcare staffers.

Renting Ambulance at Govt Hospitals: Patients forced to pay double

Patients across the country are forced to pay almost double the usual fares for ambulances because of a cartel of ambulance owners at public hospitals.    

Govt doctors can see patients after hours

Doctors in 83 public hospitals would be able to run private practice after office hours at their institutions from March as the government looks to get more use out of the existing healthcare infrastructure.

Don't ignore the threat of mishandled medical waste

Bangladesh needs a comprehensive medical waste disposal mechanism

Hospital infections must be kept in check

Healthcare budgets should be used efficiently to ensure proper care for patients

How Bangladesh can achieve universal health coverage

Investment in healthcare is necessary for sustainable development

Who are these mystery shoppers and billers in public hospitals?

Government must investigate bloated Covid-time spending by health facilities

Tk 30cr lost in irregular purchase of Covid-19 medical equipment

Public hospitals in the capital purchased medical equipment at astronomical prices during the first four months of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, according to an audit report. 

May 22, 2024
May 22, 2024

Lifts at public hospitals: Where Horror Abounds

Shipon Mia (not his real name) fears for his life throughout the hours he works as a liftman at a building of Sir Salimullah Medical College, commonly known as Mitford hospital, in the capital.

April 19, 2023
April 19, 2023

Afternoon Outpatient Services: Good step

Patients have mostly praised the afternoon outpatient services initiated at some public hospitals on a pilot basis though concerns remain about its long-term sustainability due to the severe shortage of physicians and other healthcare staffers.

April 3, 2023
April 3, 2023

Renting Ambulance at Govt Hospitals: Patients forced to pay double

Patients across the country are forced to pay almost double the usual fares for ambulances because of a cartel of ambulance owners at public hospitals.    

February 23, 2023
February 23, 2023

Govt doctors can see patients after hours

Doctors in 83 public hospitals would be able to run private practice after office hours at their institutions from March as the government looks to get more use out of the existing healthcare infrastructure.

December 15, 2022
December 15, 2022

Don't ignore the threat of mishandled medical waste

Bangladesh needs a comprehensive medical waste disposal mechanism

November 17, 2022
November 17, 2022

Hospital infections must be kept in check

Healthcare budgets should be used efficiently to ensure proper care for patients

September 23, 2022
September 23, 2022

How Bangladesh can achieve universal health coverage

Investment in healthcare is necessary for sustainable development

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

September 10, 2022
September 10, 2022

Tk 30cr lost in irregular purchase of Covid-19 medical equipment

Public hospitals in the capital purchased medical equipment at astronomical prices during the first four months of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, according to an audit report. 

July 22, 2018
July 22, 2018

Govt hospitals run short of free saline

Government hospitals across the country are facing a serious shortage of some key medical supplies -- saline, infusion and transfusion sets, and blood bags -- as their production at the state-run IPH remained suspended for about a year.

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