Md Foisal Ahmed | The Daily Star
  • Md Foisal Ahmed

  • Potential unfulfilled in 18 years

    The hospital is seven-storied, well-furnished and is the only government facility in a 10-kilometre radius. It does not have the problem most hospitals do -- space shortage. Yet, it has failed to serve residents of Dhaka in 18 years since inauguration.
  • Hospital facilities for the marginalised char people of Bangladesh

    For the marginalised char people

    The Emirates Friendship Hospital (EFH) a local non-government organisation, with the support of Emirates Airlines Foundation, established the modern floating hospital in 2008 inside a ship. The hospital gives free-of-cost medical support to impoverished people living on chars.
  • Passengers exposed to high risk

    Many auto-rickshaws in Barishal city are using household gas cylinders, exposing passengers to high risk of accidents, according to the Department of Explosives (DoE).
  • Just a tap away

    With an app launched by the Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA), one can now find out if a drug is genuine or fake before purchase.
  • Suhrawardy Evacuation: Heroes born out of blaze

    Around 5:00pm, Dr Noor Ahmed Talukder along with others was in the middle of an operation at Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital.