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Crowded Congress primary as Democrats vie to succeed Rep. Kathleen Rice

Newsday 06 Aug 2022
Muzibul Huq, who worked as a physician in Bangladesh before immigrating with his family to the United States ... He said he and his wife, an obstetrician-gynecologist, in 1989 helped found the Shaheen Clinic, a hospital with a focus on women's health in Bangladesh ... He and his family immigrated to the United States in from Bangladesh in 2005.

UNFPA global innovation awards: 10 projects that will change lives of women and girls

United Nations 04 Aug 2022
The UN’s sexual and reproductive health agency, UNFPA, has announced the ten winners of its first ever Joint Innovation Challenge; a cutting edge competition to provide funding for social enterprises with innovative solutions that advance the empowerment of women and girls worldwide ... ToguMogu, Bangladesh.

What does it mean to be poor, pregnant and powerless in India?Aggregate reports of maternal ...

Deccan Herald 04 Aug 2022
Mapping maternal deaths and the underlying reasons is critical because maternal mortality is a telling marker of the outreach and quality of a country's health services and its socio-cultural ethos ... The study highlights "that maternal health care, especially postnatal care, and maternal nutrition are key for reducing maternal mortality.".

Qatar Charity Installs Dental Unit In Bangladesh

MENA FN 02 Aug 2022
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Qatar Charity (QC) equipped a complete dental unit in Teknaf Upazila Health Complex in Cox's Bazar district in Bangladesh that will benefit 10,000 vulnerable people, including ... .

Dengue surge in Bangladesh’s Rohingya camps results in over 7,600 cases

La Prensa Latina 01 Aug 2022
24,” Abu Toha Bhuiyan, health coordinator at the office of the Bangladesh Refugee Relief and Rehabilitation Commissioner, told EFE ... They include four FDMN (forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals),” Zahidul Islam, the head of the national health emergency operations control room, told EFE.

Bangladesh braces for spike in dengue cases, 9 deaths in July

Xinhua 01 Aug 2022
1 (Xinhua) -- More than 1,500 cases of dengue have been reported in July in Bangladesh, resulting in the deaths of nine people in the last month, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said on Monday ... Bangladesh braces for spike in dengue cases, 9 deaths in July.

Rohingya urge steps to curb hepatitis in squalid Bangladesh camps

Anadolu Agency 31 Jul 2022
– Tensions have mounted among Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh after an alarming report of hepatitis spreading in squalid makeshift tents in the border district of Cox's Bazar ... The World Health Organization (WHO) would launch a special campaign to eradicate hepatitis in the camps, he asserted.

Roundup: Heavy rainfalls drench many parts of world, trigger deadly flash floods 30 Jul 2022
At least 16 people were killed in the southeastern U.S ... There are also a number of people unaccounted for, local media quoted Beshear as saying ... In Bangladesh, a flood report of the country's Health Emergency Operation Center and Control Room released Tuesday said from May 17 to July 26, heavy seasonal rains and onrush of water had killed 131 people.

Flood death toll rises to 131 in Bangladesh

People Daily 27 Jul 2022
DHAKA, July 26 (Xinhua) -- A total of 131 people had been killed in floods caused by heavy seasonal rains and onrush of water in parts of Bangladesh, said a government report on Tuesday. According to the daily flood report of the country's Health ...

Over 14,000 kids drown in Bangladesh every year: WHO, Unicef

The Siasat Daily 26 Jul 2022
Drowning has become the second leading cause of death among children under the age of five in Bangladesh and the country reports over 14,000 such fatalities every year, the World Health Organization (WHO) and Unicef said in a joint statement ... We know that these deaths are preventable,” said Sheldon Yett, Unicef representative to Bangladesh.

Developing nations seek to overcome energy, currency crises

Independent Record 26 Jul 2022
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Business leaders and officials from eight developing nations meeting in Bangladesh on Tuesday said more cooperation was needed among them to overcome dwindling foreign currency reserves, a growing energy crisis and supply chain disruptions ... Bangladesh’s Foreign Minister A.K.

Xinhua world news summary at 1600 GMT, July 26 26 Jul 2022
SANAA -- Heavy rains in Yemen caused severe flooding in some areas, killing two people on Tuesday, according to the local health authority ... DHAKA -- A total of 131 people had been killed in floods caused by heavy seasonal rains and onrush of water in parts of Bangladesh, said a government report on Tuesday ... (Bangladesh-Flooding-Death Toll).

QRCS, KRCS Provide Relief, Health Support For 834,000 Refugees In Bangladesh

MENA FN 24 Jul 2022
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Peninsula Doha. The representation mission of Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) in Bangladesh is going on with the project to improve shelter conditions and health ... .

‘The limited window for Monkeypox spread allows India enough time to set up a surveillance system’

Indian Express 22 Jul 2022
The decision regarding post-exposure vaccination depends on the type of exposure and should be generally made in consultation with public health authorities ... Express Health Monkeypox ... Shahidul Alam speaks about the repressive terrain in Bangladesh ... Health Ministry ... Six key ways to preserve brain health.

India to overtake China as the most populous country in 2023 – What does this mean?

Greek City Times 20 Jul 2022
India barely invests 1.29% of the GDP annually on health, which is less than Bangladesh and Nepal. In contrast, China spends 6.7% of its GDP on health ... Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation projects the country’s total fertility rate at 1.29 births per woman by the end of the century.

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