Moudud Ahmmed Sujan

A multimedia journalist with experience in in-depth reporting on science, public health, health inequality and government corruption, environment, migration and labour rights.

Cardiac Implants For Children: Top hospitals using unauthorised devices

Unauthorised companies are smuggling a number of cardiac medical devices into the country and selling those to some of Dhaka’s top public and private hospitals without proper vetting, raising questions about health regulations and patient safety.

8m ago

$27b health budget in the works

The government is preparing a $27 billion budget for the upcoming five-year health sector plan, up 52.5 percent from the ongoing programme that ends in June 2024.

8m ago

Of lost loved ones and incomplete goodbyes

Asrafullah Jamal, a dengue patient being treated at the capital’s Kurmitola General Hospital, had a difficult time bidding farewell to his son, Kazem Ashraf.

9m ago

A trip to Germany to learn fogging!

Experts have raised questions about a recent foreign trip by four government officials and a ward councillor to Germany to acquire skills in operating mosquito fogging machines.

9m ago

How others control dengue

In 2010, Kolkata city had faced its worst dengue outbreak -- an event that prompted the municipality to draw up a definitive plan to control the menace.

9m ago

Should Bangladesh try Wolbachia?

Many countries including Singapore, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and Brazil are opting for the Wolbachia method for dengue control.

9m ago

Dengue Outbreak: Platelet kit crunch delaying treatment

Treatment of seriously ill dengue patients is being affected by an acute shortage of the kit needed to extract platelets from whole blood in a method that requires only a single donor.

9m ago

Neglected, they demand fair pay, promotions

It was 2021. Braving flooding in the Padma basin which disrupted daily life and rendered vast stretches of land uninhabitable in Manikganj,  a group of local  health workers toiled tirelessly to safeguard the health of children disregarding their own.

9m ago
September 30, 2023
September 30, 2023

Cardiac Implants For Children: Top hospitals using unauthorised devices

Unauthorised companies are smuggling a number of cardiac medical devices into the country and selling those to some of Dhaka’s top public and private hospitals without proper vetting, raising questions about health regulations and patient safety.

September 27, 2023
September 27, 2023

$27b health budget in the works

The government is preparing a $27 billion budget for the upcoming five-year health sector plan, up 52.5 percent from the ongoing programme that ends in June 2024.

September 10, 2023
September 10, 2023

Of lost loved ones and incomplete goodbyes

Asrafullah Jamal, a dengue patient being treated at the capital’s Kurmitola General Hospital, had a difficult time bidding farewell to his son, Kazem Ashraf.

September 4, 2023
September 4, 2023

A trip to Germany to learn fogging!

Experts have raised questions about a recent foreign trip by four government officials and a ward councillor to Germany to acquire skills in operating mosquito fogging machines.

September 1, 2023
September 1, 2023

Should Bangladesh try Wolbachia?

Many countries including Singapore, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and Brazil are opting for the Wolbachia method for dengue control.

September 1, 2023
September 1, 2023

How others control dengue

In 2010, Kolkata city had faced its worst dengue outbreak -- an event that prompted the municipality to draw up a definitive plan to control the menace.

August 30, 2023
August 30, 2023

Dengue Outbreak: Platelet kit crunch delaying treatment

Treatment of seriously ill dengue patients is being affected by an acute shortage of the kit needed to extract platelets from whole blood in a method that requires only a single donor.

August 23, 2023
August 23, 2023

Neglected, they demand fair pay, promotions

It was 2021. Braving flooding in the Padma basin which disrupted daily life and rendered vast stretches of land uninhabitable in Manikganj,  a group of local  health workers toiled tirelessly to safeguard the health of children disregarding their own.

August 16, 2023
August 16, 2023

Dengue: Risks, costs surge for late hospital admission

Maya Akter Sumi was surprised to notice blood trickling down the nose of her five-year-old daughter Israt Jahan Fatema on July 31.

August 11, 2023
August 11, 2023

Botched C-Section: Doctor failed to assess patient’s condition

The death of a newborn and her mother at the capital’s Central Hospital in June occurred primarily due to the duty doctor’s failure to assess the patient’s condition, and the patient and her husband’s insistence about normal delivery instead of a C-section, an investigation by the health ministry has found.

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