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Community Clinic Lead, Community Nutrition and Health Activity

Reliefweb 27 Jan 2022
Founded in Bangladesh in 1972, BRAC now touches the lives of more than 100 million people across 11 countries in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa ... BRAC seeks an expert in strengthening community clinics for the anticipated USAID/Bangladesh Community Nutrition and Health Activity (CNHA).
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Social and Behavior Change Expert, Community Nutrition and Health Activity

Reliefweb 27 Jan 2022
BRAC seeks an expert in social and behavior change (SBC) to lead the design and implementation of evidence-based approaches to SBC for the anticipated USAID/Bangladesh Community Nutrition and Health Activity (CNHA) ... Reporting to the Technical Director, this position will be based in Dhaka, with regular travel in Bangladesh.
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Bathed in Pesticides: the Narrative of Deception

Off Guardian 27 Jan 2022
New Questions for Environments and Health’ (Community of Excellence in Global Health Equity) ... In the 2022 paper ‘’ (Environmental Health), the authors stated that multiple neonicotinoids were found in children’s cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), plasma and urine ... and not public health.
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Towards a ‘healthy’ Budget

Business Line 26 Jan 2022
The pandemic has given us an opportunity to modernise our health system. Our public health system has been anemic for long time ... Of course our health indicators have improved over last 75 years, but compared Sri Lanka, Thailand, China or Vietnam we are far behind. We have fallen behind even Bangladesh and Nepal ... We must pay the health staff well.
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“Our Health Workers Are Working in Fear”: Targeted Violence against Health Care One Year after Myanmar’s Military Coup, January 2022

Reliefweb 26 Jan 2022
February 1 marks the one-year anniversary of the Myanmar coup d’état and the military’s ensuing crackdown on civilians, which has been characterized by targeted violence against health workers and obstruction of health care services, in gross violation of international law. “Our Health Workers Are Working in Fear”.
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ADSW 2022 delivers global vow to accelerate climate action

Gulf Daily News 26 Jan 2022
Mamotest from Argentina (health), S4S Technologies from India (food), SOLshare from Bangladesh (energy) and Wateroam from Singapore (water).
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COVID-19 Impacts on Livelihoods and Health - Bangladesh Nationwide Survey Findings

Reliefweb 25 Jan 2022
Since March 2020, Bangladesh has been experiencing multiple stages of COVID-19 pandemic that have not only impacting the health sector with the infections & fatalities ... to conduct a web survey in Bangladesh between 20 July and 1 August 2021 ... The analysis was conducted by iMMAP country team in Bangladesh.
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COVID-19 Impacts in Bangladesh Nationwide Survey on Livelihoods, Nutrition, Education and Health

Reliefweb 25 Jan 2022
Since March 2020, Bangladesh has been experiencing multiple stages of COVID-19 pandemic not only impacting the health sector with the infections & fatalities ... to conduct a web survey in Bangladesh between 20 July and 1 August 2021 ... The analysis was conducted by iMMAP country team in Bangladesh.
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COVID-19 disrupts education for 37 M in Bangladesh, total cases near 1.7 M

Manila Bulletin 25 Jan 2022
... waves,” said Sheldon Yett, UNICEF representative to Bangladesh ... Bangladesh recorded 14,828 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 15 more deaths on Monday, bringing the total tally to 1,699,964 with 28,238 deaths, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.
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WHO Director-General's opening remarks at the 150th session of the Executive Board - 24 January 2022

Reliefweb 24 Jan 2022
It means the ability to calibrate the use of public health and social measures when needed; ... WHO is supporting many countries to expand access to services, including Bangladesh, Jordan, Paraguay, Philippines, Zimbabwe and Ukraine, where we trained health workers in primary care facilities, increasing access to mental health services.
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Bangladesh reports increasing COVID cases amid omicron spread

Anadolu Agency 23 Jan 2022
Bangladesh has continued to register an increasing number of COVID-19 cases as nearly 11,000 new infections were reported on Sunday ... Nazmul Islam, spokesman for the Directorate General of Health Services, said the omicron variant has started dominating the virus cases in Bangladesh.
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Omicron driving spike in new COVID-19 cases in Bangladesh

China.dot.org 23 Jan 2022
23 (Xinhua) -- The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is driving a huge spike in fresh infections in Bangladesh, a senior official said Sunday. Nazmul Islam, a spokesman for the Directorate General of Health ...
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Budget 2022: Healthcare sector expects substantial increase in budgetary allocation, tax sops

Beijing News 21 Jan 2022
Even the poorer countries like Pakistan and Bangladesh spend around 3 per cent of their GDP on public health system ... Clearly, India requires to give a big push to investment in health sector ... According to a survey conducted by the industry body ASSOCHAM, the finance minister is likely to give top priority to health sector.
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Michigan judge apologizes for berating 72-year-old cancer patient about unkempt yard

WPTV 21 Jan 2022
HAMTRAMCK, Mich. — A Michigan judge who berated a cancer-stricken man for his unkempt yard had issued an apology ... Chowdhury's son said he cleaned up the weeds soon after returning home from Bangladesh. He added that he hoped the judge would throw out the ticket and $100 fine because of his father's health, but the opposite happened ... "I made a mistake ... .
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Dozens of firms to make cheap version of Merck Covid pill for poorer nations

Business Line 21 Jan 2022
That is far below the $700 per course the US agreed to pay for an initial delivery of 1.7 million courses, but twice as high as first estimated by the World Health Organization (WHO)-backed programme to procure Covid-19 drugs and vaccines for the world ... Bangladesh's Beximco ...
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