Moudud Ahmmed Sujan

A multimedia journalist with experience in in-depth reporting on health, environment, migration, labour rights and diplomatic issues. Starting as the Jahangirnagar University Correspondent of the Daily Sun newspaper in 2012, he worked in several Dhaka-based English-language newspapers. Currently, he is working as the Health Reporter of The Daily Star. In 2019, he won two awards from The Daily Star for two different reports. One was the "most-talked-about report'"on Antimicrobial Resistance while another was "The Best Series/Investigative Report" on jute factory workers. In the same year, he won the "Media Fellowship 2019", awarded by the family planning directorate of Bangladesh government.

July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

Hospitals stare at tougher time

The Covid pandemic has entered a phase where hospitals across the country are being pushed to their limits.

July 15, 2021
July 15, 2021

Hospitals stretched to breaking point

As the Delta variant continues to spread and the number of critical coronavirus patients keeps rising in hospitals, the country faces the bleak prospect of running out of Covid-dedicated beds,...

July 12, 2021
July 12, 2021

Delta rages on through lockdown

Officials reported 230 deaths from Covid-19 yesterday, the highest ever single-day toll in the country, which is facing a bleak reality as the prevalence of the more contagious Delta variant...

July 7, 2021
July 7, 2021

Nasal cannula crisis now proving fatal

The deaths of at least 16 Covid-19 patients at hospitals across the country last week, reportedly due to a shortage of oxygen, shone a light on the extent of the oxygen crisis.

July 6, 2021
July 6, 2021

Covid deaths galloping

The country continues to reel from the second wave of the pandemic as Covid-19 cases and deaths are rising on a daily basis.

July 3, 2021
July 3, 2021

Public Hospitals in Districts: Oxygen supply under stress

Medical oxygen supply to public hospitals in at least two divisions has come under severe strain as its demand doubled amid a surge in Covid patients requiring the life-saving gas over the past few...

June 27, 2021
June 27, 2021

A life lost for a vacant ICU

Getting no space at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Salimullah Medical College Hospital (SMCH), relatives of Salma Akter (26) brought her to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) yesterday noon.

June 21, 2021
June 21, 2021

Khulna seeing the worst of pandemic

With the Covid situation worsening further in Khulna division, the health directorate yesterday reported 82 deaths from the virus all over the country -- the highest in the past seven weeks.

June 20, 2021
June 20, 2021

Lockdowns do come but only too late

On May 29, the Epidemiology and Public Health Committee of DGHS recommended strict and immediate “lockdown” on seven districts where the Delta variant of coronavirus started transmitting in the...

June 17, 2021
June 17, 2021

Virus Transmission: At least 50 dists now at high risk

The Covid situation is now going from bad to worse even beyond the bordering districts, raising the spectre of widespread virus transmission all over the country.