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19 deaths today, more 1604 new virus cases

The number of detected novel coronavirus cases in Bangladesh, according to the government, on Friday rose to 406,364 as 1,604 more cases were reported, after testing 14141,357 samples in the last 24 hours. During that time 19 more COVID-19 patients died, raising the total deaths in the country to 5,905, said a press release of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS...

Females’ drug addiction threat to social fabric

Ria Rahman (not real name), aged 28, landed in trouble as she got addicted to drugs being motivated by her husband. Before marriage, Ria, a resident of Mohammadpur in the capital, knew her future husband as a drug addict. She thought that she would be able to correct him after marriage. But her assumption proved wrong. After marriage, frustration gripped her as relations with her mother-in-law deteriorated due to maladjustment with her.

Corona vaccine approved for use in Russia

A locally developed vaccine for Covid-19 has been given regulatory approval in Russia after less than two months of testing on humans. Russian President Vladimir Putin said the vaccine had passed all the required checks, adding that his daughter had already been given it, reports BBC. Officials have said they plan to start mass vaccination in October. Experts have raised concerns about the speed of Russia’s work, suggesting that researchers might be cutting corners. Amid fears that safety could have been compromised, the World Health Organization (WHO) urged Russia last week to follow international guidelines for producing a vaccine against Covid-19. [caption id="attachment_27822" align="alignright" width="660"]

Expulsion, trial of health sector criminals demanded

National Management Improvement Council (NMIC) held its first program with arranging a human-chain on Saturday at 11.00 am in front of the National Press Club in the capital .

NMIC in the program demanded expulsion and fair trial against the responsible for the failure of COVID-19 test and mismanagement of health service. The program was moderated by Dr. Tanvir Abir. Later from the program, the Joint-convener of NMIC, Dr. Md. Shamim Hayder Talukder declared the upcoming program. The human-chain was headed by Professor Dr. Major Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah, BNCCO, and Convener of NMIC.

Structural changes in health sector a must

The National Council for the Development of Management (NCDM) has been launched to reduce mismanagement of the health sector and make structural changes in the sector through proper planning. An online press briefing was organized by the council on Thursday to announce their debut.

NCDM announced a human chain in front of the National Press Club to be held on Saturday at 11:00 am to demand speedy removal and trial of those responsible for the mismanagement of the health sector. The online press briefing was chaired by the Convener of NCDM Prof Dr Major Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah, BNCCO. The keynote address was delivered by the Joint

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...