Wednesday, August 15, 2018

39th BCS: Registration of 139 candidates cancelled

Staff Reporter: Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC) has cancelled the registration of 139 candidates as they could not fulfil the requirements in accordance with the...

Urgent increase in hepatitis testing, treatment needed: WHO

Desk Report: The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners are calling on countries to urgently increase hepatitis testing and treatment services in order to eliminate...

World Hepatitis Day Saturday

Desk Report: World Hepatitis Day 2018 will be observed on Saturday in Bangladesh and elsewhere in the world for raising awareness against the deadly virus. The...

FIR lodged over Raifa’s death

Staff Reporter: A first information report (FIR) was filed with Chawkbazar Police Station here on Wednesday against four people, including three physicians of Max Hospital,...

Conjoined twins die at DMCH

Staff Reporter; Six days after the birth, conjoined twins died at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) on Friday. The twin girls--Bela and Shundari—had seen the...

Guidelines over receiving treatment abroad coming: Minister

Staff Reporter: Health Minister Mohammed Nasim on Thursday told parliament that the government is formulating guidelines regarding receiving treatment abroad by Bangladeshi patients. He came up...

Smokeless tobacco no less harmful

Desk Report: Often people remain oblivious of the menace of smokeless tobaccos as they speak of public health hazards caused by puffing cigarettes and bidis. As...

1 new Ebola death confirmed in Congo, bringing total to 12

International Desk:, Another person has died in Congo of a confirmed case of Ebola, bringing the number of fatalities from the latest outbreak to 12,...

Maternal and Child Health Care Center launched in Balukhali camp 9

Desk Report: A Maternal and Child Health Care (MCHC) center was  officially  launched  with the support of COAST, a local NGO,  and MERCY Malaysia at...

Let’s commit to ending fistula now: UNFPA

Desk Report: The UNFPA has said obstetric fistula, a childbirth injury caused by prolonged, obstructed labour without prompt medical attention, is silently robbing millions of...