Medical Sector

Medical Sector

COVID-19 vaccine: Having no alternative source was a blunder

Analysing the activities of the government, experts say Bangladesh had been making blunders since the beginning of the process of vaccine selection

COVID-19 vaccine: Having no alternative source was a blunder

Covid-19

Bangladesh govt offers emergency medical supplies to India

Bangladesh said it stands in solidarity with close neighbour India at this critical moment and is ready to provide and mobilise support in every possible way to save lives

Bangladesh govt offers emergency medical supplies to India

Oxygen import from India through Benapole halted

The import of liquid oxygen from India, through Benapole land port in Jashore, has been halted since 21 April

Oxygen import from India through Benapole halted

Palestinian studying in Bangladesh commits suicide in Gaza

A Palestinian student attending the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical College in Faridpur is said to have killed himself while on a trip back home in Gaza

Palestinian studying in Bangladesh commits suicide in Gaza

Why do Bangladeshis go to India?

Some 1.5 million Bangladeshis were issued Indian visas during normal times in 2019. This is 20 per cent of all visas issued to foreigners to enter India and the highest among all Indian missions ...

Why do Bangladeshis go to India?

Ensure adequate stock of equipment for treatment of Covid patients

It seems the DGHS has been failing to realise the gravity of the situation, or for some reason incomprehensible to us, that they have not given due importance to this urgency of the matter

Ensure adequate stock of equipment for treatment of Covid patients

Covid 19

Procurement of medical equipment lacks coordination

There is a lack of coordination in the procurement of medical equipment required for the treatment of coronavirus patients and containing the transmission of the virus

Procurement of medical equipment lacks coordination

Ensure protection for physicians to better combat the pandemic

The health department does not have an account of how many physicians, nurses and health workers have died of Covid-19 so far

Ensure protection for physicians to better combat the pandemic

Myanmar military shoots at protesting medical workers

Myanmar's military opened fire on protesting healthcare workers Thursday, killing at least one bystander as the demonstrators fled for safety to a nearby mosque

Myanmar military shoots at protesting medical workers

Coronavirus treatment

Life-saving medical equipment lying idle

Equipment for oxygen supply has been stuck at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for the last 10 months. There are 300 ventilators in the Central Medical Stores Depot (CMSD). But the ...

Life-saving medical equipment lying idle
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