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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.

Govt reports 1,527 new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths

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 ...

High Court

Health directorate

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 ...

Health sector contract awarded to automobile company

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

A farmer bathing in deep tubewell water in Brahmanpara, Cumilla

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.

Malek behind the 'Badal Shaheb' facade

Five dengue patients admitted at hospitals: DGHS

Five dengue patients are currently taking treatment at different hospitals in the city and outside the capital, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said Friday

A nurse is seen treating a dengue infected patient at the Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College and Hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on 2 August 2019.

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.

Who pulls the strings behind people like Malek?

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: Death toll nears 5,000 in Bangladesh

COVID-19 has killed 40 in 24 hours raising the total deaths in Bangladesh to 4,979 while the number of detected cases on Monday rose to 350,621 as 1,705 more people tested positive.

COVID-19: Death toll nears 5,000 in Bangladesh

Suspended DGHS staff Abzal sent to jail after remand

A court on Sunday sent Abzal Hossain, suspended staff of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), to jail after completion of a 14-day remand in two cases over money laundering and amassing ...

Suspended DGHS staff Abzal sent to jail after remand
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