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May 19, 2022

Half of all hypertension patients are unaware of the fact

Dr. Taslima Akter

In this day and age of seemingly endless stress, hypertension or high blood pressure is emerging as an increasingly common comorbid condition. An individual’s blood pressure changes each day, depending on her/his movement and activity. However, if you have hypertension, it means that your blood pressure is chronically higher than it should be. May is High Blood Pressure Education Month, with the 17th of the month observed glob...

NOCLAR will protect public interest from potential illegal acts

Responding to Non-compliance with Laws and Regulations (NOCLAR) is an international ethics standard for auditors and other professional accountants. It sets out a first-of-its-kind framework to guide professional accountants in what actions to take in the public interest when they become aware of a potentially illegal act, known as non-compliance with laws and regulations, or NOCLAR committed by organizations.

Speakers forwarded these views at a webinar on ‘Responding to Non-Compliance with Laws and regulations: Bangladesh Perspective’ organized by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) on 18 May 2022.

Tapan Kanti Ghosh, Senior Secretary, Ministry of Commerce, GoB joined...