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Health

Corruption in health sector

More names start coming to the fore

Many of the DGHS officials, who had given shelter to Abdul Malek alias Badal, are still in service

Abdul Malek

COVID-19

Deepening of health crisis feared

Maternity, infant and family planning services have decreased by 50 per cent due to the outbreak of coronavirus in Bangladesh, the United Nations has said.

A 3D-printed coronavirus model in front of the words coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on display in this illustration taken on 25 March

Study suggests dengue may provide some immunity against COVID-19

A new study that analysed the coronavirus outbreak in Brazil has found a link between the spread of the virus and past outbreaks of dengue fever that suggests exposure to the mosquito-transmitted ...

A 3D-printed coronavirus model is seen in front of the words coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on display in this illustration taken on 25 March

Sleep seen as essential for the brain

Scientists are providing a fuller understanding of the essential role that sleep plays in brain health, identifying an abrupt transition at about 2.4 years of age when its primary purpose shifts from ...

Sleep seen as essential for the brain

Hospital burn units

Burn treatment only in Dhaka

While the risk of fire is everywhere, burn treatment facilities are Dhaka-centered

Burn treatment only in Dhaka

More research needed into COVID-19 effects on children: WHO chief

More research is needed into factors that increase the risk of severe COVID-19 disease among children and adolescents, said WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

World Health Organization (WHO) director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a daily press briefing on COVID-19 virus at the WHO headquaters in Geneva on 11 March 2020. Photo: AFP

Bangladeshis see soaring GDP, but plunging wellness: ADB Report

People of a country are supposed to remain in happiness when its economy is in good shape. But that is not happening in Bangladesh.

Supply-side contributions
to growth

Bangladesh development: What contributes to its exceptionalities?

To understand how Bangladesh has performed, it’s a good idea to look at a number of individual development outcomes rather than just looking at the HDI, otherwise we may miss some interesting details

Bangladesh development: What contributes to its exceptionalities?

Khaleda’s conditional release extended by six months

On 3 September, the law ministry gave its opinion in favour of extending the suspension order on two conditions – receiving treatment at her Gulshan residence and not leaving the country

BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia (C) just after her release on 25
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