Health Ministry

Covid-19

40 districts at high risk

According to the World Health Organisation, some 40 among the 64 districts of the country are at very high risk of coronavirus transmission

Migrant people are seen on board of an overcrowded ferry, as they go home to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, amid concerns over the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Munshiganj, Bangladesh, on 23 May 2020

Covid funds return unused from upazilas

Most of the upazila health complexes have left Covid-19 funds totally unspent

Covid funds return unused from upazilas

Health minister Zahid Maleque's 'same-side' goal!

In an attempt to cover up the failures and corruption of his own ministry, has health minister Zahid Maleque scored a suicidal 'same-side' goal, by castigating other sectors of the government?

Health minister Zahid Maleque's 'same-side' goal!

Action needed, not denial, against corrupt persons in the health sector

Transparency International's (TIB) study titled “Tackling Coronavirus Crisis: Good Governance Challenge in Covid-19 Vaccine Management" highlighted corruption and irregularities in the health sector

Action needed, not denial, against corrupt persons in the health sector

Health minister super model of corruption: GM Siraj

BNP member of parliament GM Siraj has termed health minister Zahid Maleque as a super model of corruption

Health minister super model of corruption: GM Siraj

Covid patients increase in 36 districts

Coronavirus transmission is on the rise in more than half of the districts in the country, especially in 16 border-lying districts

Covid patients increase in 36 districts

BIDS Discussion

Health ministry unable to spend budget allocation

Wearing masks is essential to curb coronavirus infection as mask is more effective than imposing restrictions

People are not wearing masks despite the risk of contracting coronavirus. The photo was taken at the new market in the capital on 19 March, 2021

Covid-19

South Asian nations turn to China, Russia for vaccine help

Nepal halted inoculations at the end of May after its stock of AstraZeneca shots and Chinese Sinopharm jabs ran short

China sent 500,000 doses of Covid vaccine as gift on 12 May

Corruption at the health ministry

Corrupt officials go unpunished: Opposition lawmakers

Opposition leaders hit out at the health ministry in the Jatiya Sangsad over the ministry’s rampant irregularities, corruption and mismanagement. They said, health ministry is a depot of corruption ...

Corrupt officials go unpunished: Opposition lawmakers

Registered persons to serially get Pfizer vaccine: Zahid Maleque

Health minister Zahid Maleque has said that persons who have been registered will be given the Pfizer vaccine according to serial

Registered persons to serially get Pfizer vaccine: Zahid Maleque
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