Latest News for: Bangladesh health


Nearly 2 million Bangladeshis stranded after second wave of floods

Beijing News 23 Jun 2024
... services.""Bangladesh is used to flooding, but climate change is making floods more intense and less predictable, making it impossible for families to stay safe, let alone plan ahead," Tawhid said.

Nearly 2 million people stranded as second wave of devastating floods hits Bangladesh in less ...

Egypt Independent 23 Jun 2024
Extensive flooding has stranded about 1.8 million people in northeast Bangladesh, following weeks of heavy rains that have submerged homes and devastated farmland, according to state media and humanitarian agencies.

India, Bangladesh agree to deepen cooperation

Kuna 22 Jun 2024
NEW DELHI, June 22 (KUNA) -- India and Bangladesh on Saturday agreed to ... Pointing out to the importance of cooperation in the maritime field and water Modi siad 54 rivers connect India and Bangladesh.

Bangladesh records over 19,000 deaths of children under 5 due to air pollution in 2021: report

People Daily 21 Jun 2024
... with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), showed air pollution was responsible for over 235,000 deaths in Bangladesh in 2021, highlighting a significant public health challenge.

Senators warn of revolution if Rs3.8tr direct taxes imposed

The News International 21 Jun 2024
APP/File ... “Just look at the allocations made for education, health and defence; you will get to know what our priorities are. In 1971, Pakistan was 70 percent ahead of Bangladesh and today, they are 45 percent ahead of us economically,” he noted ... .

New report offers lessons on stopping disease outbreaks, features two successful responses in Africa

Business Ghana 20 Jun 2024
Along with Lassa fever in Ghana, the report chronicles how public health workers stopped cholera in Bangladesh, dengue fever in Somalia, H5N1 (bird flu) in Finland, Neethling disease in Cambodia, and leptospirosis in Vanuatu.

Clear vision can transform lives and livelihoods

Business Line 20 Jun 2024
The World Health Organization (WHO) successfully implemented a model partnering with civil society organisations in Bangladesh, Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, and Zambia to facilitate the screening and ...

Urgent call from experts: Declare hepatitis C a public health emergency

Manila Bulletin 20 Jun 2024
Aside from the Philippines, Hamid said that countries with high prevalence such as Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Mongolia, and others should declare Hepatitis C a public health emergency.

Air pollution second biggest reason for deaths among young kids in South Asia: Study

Hindustan Times 19 Jun 2024
In 2021, India (169,400 deaths), Nigeria (114,100 deaths), Pakistan (68,100 deaths), Ethiopia (31,100 deaths), and Bangladesh (19,100 deaths) recorded the maximum numbers of air pollution-related deaths among such children, the report said.

New framework launched to eliminate visceral leishmaniasis in Eastern Africa

Capital Ethiopia 17 Jun 2024
... health problem ... However, in October last year, WHO announced that Bangladesh had successfully eliminated VL as a public health problem – making it the first country in the world to achieve this status.

Online betting is destroying Bangladesh’s social fabric

Blitz 14 Jun 2024
In Bangladesh, the situation is increasingly alarming, affecting the social fabric and law and order. Online betting has seen exponential growth in Bangladesh, driven by easy access to the internet and smartphones.

Global Fund and Stop TB Partnership seeks Sheikh Hasina’s leadership

Blitz 13 Jun 2024
By addressing these underlying factors, Bangladesh can strengthen its health outcomes and move closer to the goal of eradicating TB, HIV, and malaria.

The global neglect of Rohingya refugees: A call for action

The Siasat Daily 13 Jun 2024
Currently visiting Bangladesh with the ... The HOPE Hospital for Women, where I volunteered, has been a beacon of support, providing quality health services to marginalised populations in rural Bangladesh.

High levels of diarrheal pathogens found in popular street foods in Bangladesh

Blitz 09 Jun 2024
The Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) sponsored this significant study, and the findings were disclosed at a seminar held on the premises of the organization this past Sunday ... city of Bangladesh.

USD 15 SDF for first 15,000 Bangladeshi tourists

Kuensel 04 Jun 2024
Additionally, Bhutan and Bangladesh have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the health sector, which includes the establishment of a burn, plastic, and reconstructive surgery unit in Thimphu.