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Stopping unnecessary C-sections

Stopping unnecessary C-sections

Magazine

Thu, May 17 2018

Public health experts show concern towards boom in unnecessary C-sections

Health partners prepare for the worst...

Health partners prepare for the worst...

Bangladesh

Tue, May 8 2018

The expected heavy rainfalls are likely to increase the risks of health hazards such as excess of sewage...

WHO: Bangladesh’s urban air quality...

WHO: Bangladesh’s urban air quality...

Bangladesh

Wed, May 2 2018

Nine out of every 10 people on the planet breathe air that contains high levels of pollutants and kills...

Noise pollution: A bane of Bangladeshi...

Noise pollution: A bane of Bangladeshi...

Bangladesh

Wed, Apr 25 2018

In Dhaka, the average sound level is 80-110dB in prime areas such as Farmgate, Karwan Bazar, Shahbagh,...

World Health Day being observed

World Health Day being observed

Bangladesh

Sat, Apr 7 2018

The theme of this year's day is 'Universal health coverage: Everyone, everywhere'

Stigma kills

Stigma kills

Weekend Tribune

Thu, Mar 29 2018

Why we must see mental health as a legitimate medical concern

Report: Discrimination exacerbates malnutrition...

Report: Discrimination exacerbates malnutrition...

Health

Tue, Mar 27 2018

Malnutrition has been on the rise in Bangladesh, with the number of malnourished people increasing by...

Inventor of Orsaline Rafiqul Islam dies...

Inventor of Orsaline Rafiqul Islam dies...

People

Tue, Mar 6 2018

He was born in Chauddagram upazila of Comilla district in 1936

‘Beast from the East’ blankets Europe...

‘Beast from the East’ blankets Europe...

Europe

Thu, Mar 1 2018

The Siberian cold front - dubbed the 'Beast from the East' in Britain, 'Siberian bear' by the Dutch and...

Dhaka grappling to implement SDG target...

Dhaka grappling to implement SDG target...

Abu Hayat Mahmud

Tue, Feb 13 2018

The air quality in Dhaka is among the worst in the world. In the second instalment of a four-part series...

What happens when you mix lead and...

What happens when you mix lead and...

Health

Fri, Feb 9 2018

According to WHO, lead is a cumulative toxicant that affects multiple body systems and is particularly...

Leprosy: Bangladesh among priority countries...

Leprosy: Bangladesh among priority countries...

Health

Thu, Jan 25 2018

Latest statistics show over 200,000 new cases a year worldwide

475,000 children being vaccinated in...

475,000 children being vaccinated in...

Bangladesh

Sun, Jan 14 2018

31 Rohingya children died, 3,954 suspected cases identified

WHO: Addictive gaming to be recognized...

WHO: Addictive gaming to be recognized...

Health

Fri, Jan 5 2018

The provisional guidelines say that an individual should demonstrate an abnormal fixation on gaming for...

Anti-diphtheria vaccination drive launched...

Anti-diphtheria vaccination drive launched...

Bangladesh

Tue, Dec 12 2017

Accelerated immunisation will cover nearly 255,000 children in Ukhiya and Teknaf upazilas

WHO fears deadly diphtheria outbreak...

WHO fears deadly diphtheria outbreak...

Nation

Wed, Nov 29 2017

Many of the refugees were not vaccinated against diphtheria as children so there is little immunity against...

Study: Climate change harms health worldwide...

Study: Climate change harms health worldwide...

World

Tue, Oct 31 2017

The report, based on 40 indicators of climate and health, said climate change seemed to be making it...

UN draws flak after naming Mugabe goodwill...

UN draws flak after naming Mugabe goodwill...

Africa

Sat, Oct 21 2017

UN agencies such as WHO, UNHCR and Unesco all appoint goodwill ambassadors to highlight specific causes...

Malaria warning as resistant strain...

Malaria warning as resistant strain...

Health & Wellness

Sat, Sep 23 2017

The strain was originally detected in Cambodia in 2007, and experts are calling for action before it...