3d ago| Healthcare

Tannery workers demand 50-bed hospital

The Tannery Workers Union (TWU) yesterday demanded a 50-bed specialised hospital for the treatment of workers at the Savar tannery hub,

1w ago| Healthcare

AL govt always prioritised health sector: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said her Awami League government always keeps the development of health sector as its top priority.

2w ago| Research

‘Research, database crucial for cancer treatment’

The treatment arrangement for cancer patients could not be arranged in a planned way due to the absence of comprehensive research and a database on this fatal disease in the country, speakers at an event said yesterday.

Licence will be cancelled if pharmacies sell antibiotics without prescription: Minister

No pharmacies will be allowed to sell antibiotics without prescriptions of physicians and if they do so, their liscences will be revoked, said Health Minister Zahid Maleque today (October 4).

Cancer patients suffer as CMCH’s lone brachytherapy machine lying out of order

The only brachytherapy machine, a type of internal radiation therapy that is often used to treat cancers, of Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) has been out of order for over three months bringing suffering to the patients.

The reasons you are so tired

When you think why you are so tired, often the answer is obvious - you are not getting enough sleep.

November 30, 2022
November 30, 2022

Tannery workers demand 50-bed hospital

The Tannery Workers Union (TWU) yesterday demanded a 50-bed specialised hospital for the treatment of workers at the Savar tannery hub,

November 25, 2022
November 25, 2022

AL govt always prioritised health sector: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said her Awami League government always keeps the development of health sector as its top priority.

November 18, 2022
November 18, 2022

‘Research, database crucial for cancer treatment’

The treatment arrangement for cancer patients could not be arranged in a planned way due to the absence of comprehensive research and a database on this fatal disease in the country, speakers at an event said yesterday.

November 16, 2022
November 16, 2022

Unchecked infections: When hospitals turn deadly

Sheikh Abdul Alam, 96, was admitted to a private hospital on December 20, 2021, with a broken hip from a fall.

November 2, 2022
November 2, 2022

Govt shuts down Care Medical College in Dhaka

The government cancelled all authorisation of Care Medical College on Iqbal Road of Dhaka’s Mohammadpur today (November 2, 2022).

October 26, 2022
October 26, 2022

Is drinking cold water harmful to health?

Various claims online state that drinking cold water is harmful and that it can cause everything from indigestion to cancer. Is this true?

October 25, 2022
October 25, 2022

2 Hospital projects: Three sued for embezzling Tk 43.67 crore

A staffer of Tejgaon Health Complex in connivance with two businesspeople misappropriated about Tk 43.67 crore by producing fake bills for two projects, found a probe by the Anti-Corruption Commission.

October 21, 2022
October 21, 2022

Shishu Hospital: Pneumonia centre launched

A new centre to treat childhood pneumonia was launched at Bangladesh Shishu Hospital and Institute in Dhaka yesterday.

October 13, 2022
October 13, 2022

The poor suffer, as usual

Hundreds of people from lower-income backgrounds in the haor and tea garden areas in Moulvibazar depend on the Rajnagar Upazila Health Complex for affordable medical treatment.

October 7, 2022
October 7, 2022

Pvt healthcare facilities: Govt to regulate service charges

The government will fix charges and set the services that private healthcare organisations can provide based on their capability, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said yesterday.