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Dengue cases on the rise despite huge spending on mosquito control

The authorities have spent nearly half a billion in the...

Vitamin ‘A’ plus campaign on June 22

The national Vitamin ‘A’ plus campaign will be observed across...

WHO decides not to declare international Ebola emergency

A panel of World Health Organization decided on Friday not...

Devi Shetty inaugurates Imperial Hospital in Chattogram

Renowned Indian cardiac surgeon Devi Shetty has inaugurated a 375-bed...

You may be eating a credit card's worth of plastic each week: Study

Plastic pollution is so widespread in the environment that you...

Five ways we can feed the world in 2050

As our global population continues to rise, some estimates suggest...

India fears new outbreak of Nipah virus

India has put more than 300 people under surveillance after...

Nipah virus resurfaces in Kerala

The deadly brain-damaging Nipah virus has resurfaced in the southern...

'Pumping heart patch' ready for human use

A "pumping" patch containing millions of living, beating stem cells...

'Air pollution causes 7.0m premature deaths each year'

UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment David...

Transgender no longer recognised as 'disorder' by WHO

Transgender health issues will no longer be classified as mental...

Hydraulic horn causes serious harm to children: Experts

Hydraulic horn is one of the immeasurable means of sound...

480,000 die from non-communicable diseases in BD annually

As many as 480,000 people die annually in the country...

Male beauty quest ‘damages fertility’

Scientists have uncovered an evolutionary paradox where men damage their...

One in five deaths linked to unhealthy diet

Eleven million deaths worldwide in 2017 were linked to people...

72nd World Health Assembly to start Monday

The 72nd World Health Assembly is going to start on...

 Experts stress expansion of nursing, midwifery edn

Speakers at programme here have underscored the need for increased investment in nursing and midwifery professions as these are playing a key role in achieving ‘health for all’ in the country. They came up with the view at Nursing and Midwifery Forum 2019 jointly organised by Directorate General of Nursing...