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Report reveals tobacco industry’s moves to shape policy in Bangladesh

The report says that Bangladesh’s progress in the implementation of Article 5.3 of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control is not satisfactory at all

Children fill up empty cigarettes with locally grown tobacco in a factory at Haragach in Rangpur district, Bangladesh

Saying 'America is back,' Biden presents security and foreign policy team

President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday introduced a slate of veteran diplomats and policy-makers who will make up his national security and foreign policy team, saying: "America is back, ready to lead ...

Saying 'America is back,' Biden presents security and foreign policy team

Prothom Alo 22nd Anniversary

Neglected health policy and the state of healthcare

The health policy that was passed in parliament on 31 May 2011 after a long process naturally created huge public expectations

Neglected health policy and the state of healthcare

COVID-19: Urbanisation process needs to be more pro-poor

This COVID-19, with tremendous fallout, has churned our traditional thoughts of development as well, and pushed for newer thoughts

Many people left cities amid the outbreak of novel coronavirus disease

Bangladesh drug policies need major repair

The drug policy should be based on the principles of improving public health, and not just the health of the pharmaceutical industry

Bangladesh drug policies need major repair

Bangladesh to provide 50,000t of fertiliser to Nepal

During the 20-minute telephonic conversation, prime minister Sheikh Hasina also assured his Nepalese counterpart of providing rail transit to Nepal.

Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina and Nepalese prime minister KP Sharma Oli

Stimulus packages to save people, economy: PM Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has said she had declared the stimulus packages of around Taka one lakh crore, which is 3.3 per cent of the GDP, for all the people ranging from the farmers, day ...

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina addresses the nation on 13 April 2020

COVID-19: Policymakers need to face reality of resource-limited settings

In India, where the government has asked 1.3 billion people to stay home for three weeks, literally millions have been left stranded, homeless, without work, and potentially going hungry. Activists ...

COVID-19: Policymakers need to face reality of resource-limited settings

E-governance to put an end to bureaucratic tangles

No one knows who first started the practice of binding government documents with red tape during the colonial era. It could have been red, white or blue - any colour. Here this red tape got ...

E-governance to put an end to bureaucratic tangles

Virus keeps US central bank policymakers on alert

The Federal Reserve is widely expected to leave its key interest rate unchanged on Wednesday, but the deadly SARS-like virus spreading in China adds a new element to keep policymakers on alert.The US ...

Virus keeps US central bank policymakers on alert
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