Hospital washrooms in appalling state: icddr,b

Only 68 percent of government hospitals have functional toilets, of which, only 33 percent are clean, as per a new study

5d ago

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.

3w ago

Patient’s Death: Hospital blames those who were stuck in the lift

Hours after a patient died while stuck in a lift on Sunday, the authorities of Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Medical College Hospital blamed the people inside for banging on the lift’s door and causing the “door safety” system to fail. 

1m ago

Stuck in lift, patient dies at hospital

A patient of Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Medical College Hospital in Gazipur died yesterday allegedly by suffocating after being stuck in a hospital lift for 45 minutes.

1m ago

Pirojpur, Patuakhali: Hospitals overrun with patients

The major hospitals in Pirojpur and Patuakhali districts are finding it difficult to cope with the onrush of patients amid the sweltering heat since mid-April.

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Bagerhat 250-bed Hospital: Biochemistry analyser machine left unused for a year

An automatic biochemistry analyser machine procured at the Bagerhat 250-bed Hospital has been lying unused for over a year. No allocation has yet been made to procure the reagents for conducting diagnostic tests using the machine.

1m ago

Bagerhat 250-bed Hospital: Services in jeopardy amid acute manpower shortage

An acute shortage of doctors and staff has left patients at the Bagerhat 250-bed hospital deprived of much needed medical care.

2m ago

Raids on hospitals countrywide from Feb 27: health minister

There will be zero tolerance for child deaths due to hospital authorities' negligence, he says

3m ago

Birganj Health Complex in Dinajpur: X-ray room locked for 8 months

Patients at Birganj Upazila Health Complex in Dinajpur have been suffering for the last eight months as the X-ray service of the medical centre remains suspended following retirement of its only radiographer.

4m ago

JMI, Apollo to open clinic in Dhaka

Apollo Hospital Enterprise Limited, India's multinational hospital chain and JMI group of Bangladesh, is going to establish and operate Apollo Clinic in Dhaka by this year

4m ago

Close all illegal hospitals, clinics

Health Minister Samanta Lal Sen yesterday directed the authorities concerned to shut down all unregistered hospitals, diagnostic centres, and clinics.

5m ago

Shishu Hospital seeing an uptick of pneumonia patients

Children and elderly are mostly flocking to the hospitals to get treatment for winter-related diseases like pneumonia, asthma and diarrhoea.

5m ago

United Medical College: No licence, yet hospital running for about a year

The United Medical College Hospital in Dhaka’s Satarkul, where a five-year-old child was given anaesthetic for a circumcision procedure on December 31, has been operating for about a year without registration.

5m ago

Medical College Hospital in Dinajpur: Patients hit hard by rising cost of dialysis

The cost of dialysis at M Abdur Rahim Medical College Hospital in Dinajpur surged due to a lack of supply of medical equipment and medicine, leaving at least 200 patients worried for their lives.

5m ago

Charity hospital struggling to stay afloat

Joynal Abedin, a resident of Mymensingh Sadar upazila, established a charity hospital -- Momtaz Hospital -- with his life’s savings to provide medical support to poor people in his locality and other neighbouring villages.

5m ago

Pneumonia Surge: Shishu Hospital overwhelmed by patients

With an oxygen mask on and a cannula attached to one hand, three-year-old Farhana Akhtar was lying in her bed in the pneumonia ward of Dhaka Shishu Hospital and Institute, still struggling to breathe.

5m ago

Jamalpur General Hospital: ICU locked for 8 years

The intensive care unit at Jamalpur General Hospital has remained unused since its inauguration, depriving heart patients of required treatment for years.

6m ago

Baufal Upazila Health complex: Operation theatre locked for 2 years

The only operation theatre of the 50-bed Baufal Upazila Health Complex has not been operational for the past two years, causing immense suffering to people.

7m ago
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