Govt reports 1,527 new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths
The number of detected novel coronavirus cases in Bangladesh on Friday rose to 386,086 as 1,527 new cases were reported, after testing 13,577 samples in the last 24 hours.
Why no commission to monitor patients’ complaints: HC
The High Court has issued a rule asking the authorities concerned why directives would not be issued to form a Health Regulatory Commission to monitor patients’ complaints about mismanagement at ...
Health sector contract awarded to automobile company
The Directorate General of Health Services awarded an automobile company a Tk 320 million (Tk 32 crore) contract to supply masks, gloves, PPE and other essential health equipment during the ...
No arsenic contamination survey in 17 years
Around 20 million people in the country drink arsenic-contaminated water. The health directorate does not have updated records on persons affected by arsenic
Malek behind the 'Badal Shaheb' facade
The DGHS driver Abdul Malek was known as ‘Mr Badal’, a rich and amicable businessman, in the Bamnartek area where he lived before being arrested for allegedly amassing huge ill-gotten wealth.
Corruption in health sector
Who pulls the strings behind people like Malek?
No matter how successful the functionaries of the government claim that the health sector may be, corruption and anarchy are rampant. Driver Abdul Malek is just one example.