September 12, 2021
September 12, 2021

Early identify, assess, and manage to prevent suicide

Every year 703,000 people take their own life and there are many more people who attempt suicide. Every suicide is a tragedy that affects families, communities and entire countries and has long...

September 11, 2021
September 11, 2021

Life-saving equipment lying unused

At a time when intensive care unit (ICU) support is so much in need, a state-of-the-art ambulance worth Tk 1.5 crore has just been lying idle at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) for over...

September 6, 2021
September 6, 2021

Cumilla Medical College Hospital: Acute scarcity of nitrous oxide hampers surgery

A lack of nitrous oxide supply -- needed for anesthesia during surgeries -- is putting patients at Cumilla Medical College Hospital in difficulty.

September 2, 2021
September 2, 2021

Kumudini: A trailblazer in healthcare charity

When Covid-19 patients are spending hundreds of thousands of taka to get treatment at hospitals and clinics, a hospital in Mirzapur -- a small town in Tangail district -- has been providing free...

September 2, 2021
September 2, 2021

Patuakhali Medical College Hospital: Brokers, medical representatives, pvt ambulance staffers disrupting services

The services at Patuakhali Medical College Hospital are being hampered due to the misdoings of the hospital brokers, representatives of various pharmaceutical companies and private ambulance staffers.

August 25, 2021
August 25, 2021

United Hospital’s 15th anniv observed

The 15th anniversary of United Hospital, situated at the capital’s Gulshan, was observed yesterday.

August 24, 2021
August 24, 2021

DGHS dedicates six hospitals

Amid the rise in dengue cases, the Directorate General of the Health Services (DGHS) yesterday announced six hospitals in Dhaka dedicated to treating the dengue patients.

August 23, 2021
August 23, 2021

Saidpur upazila town yet to get govt hospital

Unlike all other government-run upazila health complexes in the country, the one in Saidpur upazila town serves only outpatients, as it never had the capacity to admit inpatients. 

August 19, 2021
August 19, 2021

Hospitals need to have contingency plans

Hospitals of the country need to be brought under contingency plans to face natural disasters, like earthquake, said speakers at a webinar held on Tuesday.

August 10, 2021
August 10, 2021

2,000+ dengue hospitalisations this month alone

In only nine days of August, the number of dengue-infected hospitalisations have crossed the 2,000 mark across the country.