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Govt urged to allocate more funds in public heath

A webinar on the research in the health sector was held at the liaison office of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur on Monday. This program was organized by Dr. Wazed Research & Training Institute, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur, Eminence Associate for Social Development, Bangladesh, and Digital Healthcare Foundation. Dr. Tanvir Abir, Associate Professor, College of Business Administration, International University of Business Agriculture and Technology, moderated the webinar. Md. Habibur Rahman, M Phil. Research Fellow, Dr. Wazed Research and Training Institute, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur and Sakina Akter Sema, Section Officer (Grade-1), Vice-Chancellor Office, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur acted as webinar's Associate Moderator reporters. Professor Dr. Md. Habibe Milla...

Covid influences purchasing power of city people

A Meet the Press on “Consumers' purchasing power on food and other products: Analysis of the impact of COVID-19 in Bangladesh” was organized at the liaison office of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur on Thursday noon organized by Dr Wazed Research and Training Institute, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur, and Western Sydney University, Australia. From the study, it was found that because Covid-19 consumers’ intention and behavior to purchase any food or non-food items has changed than before, or more specifically before the pandemic hit our country and the govt. the imposed lockdown has started. We have found that people during the stated lockdown period does

Digital mental health services to rebuild inclusiveness

A dialogue session on mental healthcare was organized at the liaison office of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur on Thursday. The program was facilitated by Dr. Wazed Research and Training Institute, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur, Digital Healthcare Foundation, Dhaka, Eminence, Bangladesh and Western Sydney University, Australia. Professor Dr. Shuchita Sharmin, Department of Development Studies, University of Dhaka, presented her keynote paper in today’s healthcare dialogue. She mentioned that mental well-being is a fundamental component of WHO’s definition of “health”. While SDG 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all at all ages- talks about

Supplementary food supply

Researchers in a Meet the Press opined that the knowledge level among people varied in terms of balance diet, nutrition, supplementary foods. They urged more concern from the Government and individual level to teach people about immune system thus in terms developing herd immunity among the people of Bangladesh to fight crisis like current COVID-19 pandemic. The Meet the Press on “Knowledge of Nutrition and a Balanced Diet on the Public Health Emergency Situation during the Covid-19 Outbreak” was organized at the Liaison Office of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur on June 01, 2020 ...

1st death by CORONA in Bangladesh

A coronavirus (COVID-19) infected person died today at a hospital here today, said the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) .

“A COVID-19 patient died today. He was over 70 and was also suffering from a combination of diabetes, hypertension, kidney ailments and high blood pressure,” IEDCR Director Meerjady Sabrina Flora said a p...

Europe panicked over India’s pharma export curbs

India’s top pharmaceuticals export group said the government’s curbs on some drug exports amid the spreading coronavirus outbreak has caused panic in Europe and will “severely impact” businesses in the sector. India, the world’s main supplier of generic drugs, has restricted the export of 26 active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and the medicines made from them, in a move seen aimed at tackling possible domestic shortages of medicine during the outbreak, reports Reuters, New Delhi.