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Holy Shab-e-Qadr today

Soon the situation in Chittagong Hill Tracts will be calm: Obaidul Quader

KNF attack to loot money and show capability: RAB

Kidnapped manager of Sonali Bank returns to his family

Home Minister to visit Bandarban tomorrow to inspect situation

Saima Wazed taking over as WHO Regional Director today

Dhaka, Feb 1: Today (Thursday), global mental health expert Saima Wazed is taking over as Regional Director (RD) of the World Health Organization (WHO) for South-East Asia for the next five years.

Cancer germs detected in 49% of drinking water in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Jan 19: Almost half of the water Bangladeshis drink contains dangerously high levels of arsenic, a new study has found.

WHO chief praises Bangladesh government for health development

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 19 September 2023: Director General (DG) of World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus held a meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The meeting was held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on Monday local time. Meanwhile, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus enthusiastically praised the steps taken by the Bangladesh government for overall development of the health sector to ensure health services for all.

Saima Wazed nominated as Regional Director of WHO

Dhaka, Sept 5: The government has nominated Saima Wazed, Bangabandhu's granddaughter, as Regional Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) South East Asia Region (SEARO). SEARO is one of six regional offices of the World Health Organization, composed of representatives of member countries.

World Health Organization will vaccinate another 40 percent of people in Bangladesh

Dhaka, October 3, 2021: The World Health Organization (WHO) will send corona vaccine to 20 percent of the people of Bangladesh by December this year.

Bangladesh to receive 24 crore coronavirus vaccine doses by March-April

Dhaka, September 16: By March-April, 24 crore doses of corona vaccine will be available from different sources. Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen told reporters after attending the 5th International Conference on Inclusive Business organized by the Dutch-Bangla Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DBCCI) in the capital on Wednesday.

Covid-19 vaccine for 12 to 18 years age group after WHO approval

Dhaka, September 6: After being closed for a long year and a half, the government has decided to open educational institutions from September 12 till the higher secondary level. Although the teaching has started in the classroom, the students have been talking about vaccination for some time now. Health Minister Zahid Maleque said the government is also planning to vaccinate school children. Attempts are being made to get the approval of the World Health Organization (WHO). Once approved, the activities will start.

New agreement of 10 crore Covid-19 vaccine has been signed with WHO: Health Minister

Dhaka, August 30: Under the direction of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, a new agreement 10 crore (100 million) Covid-19 vaccine has been signed with the World Health Organization. Health Minister Zahid Maleque said every citizen will be vaccinated against the coronavirus

Coronavirus in 'phase out' stage: Zahid Maleque

Dhaka, February 1: Health Minister Zahid Maleque has said that the coronavirus in Bangladesh is in the 'phase out' stage, according to World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines.

Prime Minister lists six proposal to stop the arbitrary use of antibiotics

Dhaka, January 27: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has stressed the need for immediate global action to reduce the reckless and indiscriminate use of antibiotics to effectively address the ineffectiveness of silently developed antibiotics that could endanger mankind. 

PM Hasina calls for concerted action to prevent the arbitrary use of antibiotics

Dhaka, November 21: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed concern over the growing rate of antimicrobial resistance and called for internationally integrated research and investment to ensure the availability of a new generation of antibiotics for everyone.

Bangladesh to formulate policies to control trans fat in food

Dhaka, November 7: The government has taken initiative to formulate a policy to control harmful trans fats in food. The policy decision was taken at a recent meeting of the Technical Committee on Trans fat formed by the Bangladesh Food Safety Authority. As per the decision of the meeting, Bangladesh Safe Food Authority is now working on formulating the draft policy.

The World Health Organization has listed the Globe Biotech vaccine

The World Health Organization (WHO) has listed the corona vaccine 'Bancovid' made by Globe Biotech as a vaccine candidate. This information was announced on the website of Globe Biotech on Saturday (October 18).

Bangladesh will use WHO-recognized Covid-19 vaccine

নিজস্ব প্রতিনিধি, ঢাকা, ৮ অক্টোবর ২০২০: সারা বিশ্ব কোভিড-১৯-এর ভ্যাকসিনের জন্য উঠে-পড়ে লেগেছে। শুরু থেকে যারা ভ্যাকসিন নিয়ে কাজ করছে তাদের সাথে যোগাযোগ রক্ষা করে আসছে বাংলাদেশ। বিশ্ব স্বাস্থ্য সংস্থা যেটাকে স্বীকৃতি দেবে না সেটাকে কখনো গ্রহণ করা হবে না। বাংলাদেশ ভ্যাকসিনের জন্য ৬০০ কোটি টাকা বরাদ্দ রেখেছে।

Bangladesh: Young scientist Senjuti Saha to advise WHO on polio transition

Bangladeshi microbiologist Dr Senjuti Saha, who led research on genome sequencing of the novel coronavirus, will now serve the Polio Transition Independent Monitoring Board (TIMB) created by the Global Polio Eradication Initiative to monitor and guide the process of polio transition planning in countries around the world.