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Interview: Zafrullah Chowdhury

'The government can help by not obstructing our work'

Zafrullah Chowdhury, founder and trustee of Gonoshasthaya Kendra, after recovering from coronavirus, spoke in an interview with Prothom Alo about coronavirus, the health system, the antibody test ...

Zafrullah Chowdhury, after recovering from coronavirus

Book review

Helpful handbook on COVID-19

‘Companion Handbook COVID-19: A Case Based Approach’, published in Dhaka this month, is primarily for frontline clinicians who can share the collective experience of over 50 authors from three ...

Helpful handbook on COVID-19

40pc coronavirus dedicated beds still vacant: Health minister

“It’s not like that patients are not getting treatment in any hospital of Bangladesh. As of today, we’ve 60 per cent beds occupied while 40 per cent are still vacant. We’ve some 14,000 beds for ...

The construction of 2,000-bed field hospital dedicated to treat the novel coronavirus infected patients at the International Convention City Bashundhara, Dhaka is completed

eDoctors offers free health services

‘eDoctors’ was lunched on 21 April with the slogan ‘Free services from physicians for 24 hours’.

eDoctors offers free health services

Things you must avoid right after eating meal

Consumption of a balanced diet is the key to health. Besides this, drinking adequate water, taking shower, getting proper sleep, doing regular work outs are essential to keep your body sound, ...

Things you must avoid right after eating meal

PM Hasina says 2000 more physicians, 4000 nurses to be recruited

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday told parliament that the government will recruit 2,000 physicians and 4,000 nurses to ensure healthcare services for the COVID-19 patients.

PM Sheikh Hasina

COVID-19 transmission rises rapidly after holiday

From 9 June there was a leap in the number of coronavirus cases in the country, and the number of patients doubled in a matter 20 days. Experts say this happened due to the lockdown being lifted

People return to Dhaka after celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr at their village homes amid the outbreak of novel coronavirus

Share the bed with your spouse for quality sleep, super memory

Sharing a bed with your spouse, even if there is marital conflict or too much difference of opinion in your life, will not only make your sleep better, deeper and meaningful but also help you solve ...

Share the bed with your spouse for quality sleep, super memory

COVID-19

No action was taken on predictions of virus spread

The public health advisory committee on 31 May had informed the health directorate about the state of the virus transmission in various districts. Public health experts and researchers feel that DGHS ...

No action was taken on predictions of virus spread

Containing the contagion

We will have to pay dearly if we miss this last chance

There were no proper plans regarding the coronavirus outbreak since very beginning. The ones undertaken, however, were not properly implemented either.

We will have to pay dearly if we miss this last chance
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