Shaheen Mollah | The Daily Star
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  • AKM Mostafa Kamal Pasha

    9 prison doctors for 90,000 inmates

    Over 23 inmates are dying every month, amid a shortage of doctors, nurses, and ambulances, and poor medical facilities in 68 prisons of the country.
  • Providing quality care under one roof

    Cumilla resident Billal Hossain was brought to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) in a critical condition after being stabbed by an auto-rickshaw driver recently.
  • Nurses go extra mile without any reward

    Sobita, a nurse at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital is now handling more than 10 times the patients she used to at her previous job at the National Institute of Diseases of the Chest and Hospital.
  • Illegal Gas, Power Connections: Syndicates make huge money from 3 slums

    Illegal gas and power lines pose serious dangers to around 1.55 lakh people living in three slums of the capital -- Korail Bosti in Mohakhali, Bhasantek Bosti and Chalantika Bosti in Mirpur.
  • Six hours at Suhrawardy

    Five hours and 15 minutes. That is how long it took Mohammad Alauddin, a mason from Mirpur’s Kazipara, to get a bed at the Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital in the capital. Even then, it took the intervention of the hospital’s director to get him admitted.