Hospitals must follow guideline for C-sections

The High Court yesterday directed the government to take steps to make it compulsory for all hospitals and clinics to follow the relevant guidelines for cesarean sections to prevent unnecessary operations.

1w ago

Shishu Bikash Kendra at DMCH: Helping children thrive

Young parents Parul and Mijan became concerned when their only child, 16-month-old Aytullah, was having trouble standing up or sitting down -- activities that kids his age would easily perform.

2w ago

Evercare Hospital observes Heart Day

Evercare Hospital Dhaka recently organised a patient forum to observe World Heart Day 2023, said a press release.

3w ago

Hospital runs without inpatient service

The 50-bed Tarakanda Upazila Health Complex, which started its journey nearly two years ago, is yet to start providing inpatient service, causing immense sufferings to treatment seekers.

3w ago

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.

3w ago

Without technicians, X-ray machines going to waste for 28 years

An upazila health complex, responsible for providing medical care to at least five lakh people in and around the upazila, has been unable to perform X-rays for the past 28 years due to the lack of a technician

3w ago

Healthcare, education still elude 300 indigenous families

Residents of 18 remote villages in Bandarban’s Thanchi upazila have no access to healthcare and education

3w 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.

4w ago

Madhabpur health complex: X-ray room locked for 16 years

The X-ray room at the 50-bed Madhabpur upazila health complex in Habiganj has been out of service for around 16 years.

Rise In Dengue Patients: DMCH faces acute shortage of beds

Twenty-year-old Mohammad Sakib was admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Sunday as he was experiencing severe weakness -- a dengue symptom that is considered a “warning sign”.

Kidney Transplant: Documents of donor, receiver falsified

The committee tasked with probing a possible scam involving the first-ever kidney transplant surgery at the newly inaugurated BSMMU Super Specialised Hospital found that the documents concerning the relationship between the donor and the recipient had been falsified with the latter’s consent.

Pvt hospitals, perform unnecessary C-sections

Health Minister Zahid Maleque yesterday said caesarean sections are being performed at private clinics and hospitals unnecessarily when patients seek childbirth assistance.

Free up more beds for dengue patients

Health Minister Zahid Maleque yesterday asked all public hospitals to increase beds for dengue patients.

Ambulance owners call off strike

Bangladesh Ambulance Malik Kallyan Samiti (BAMKS) has withdrawn their nationwide strike scheduled from tomorrow following a meeting with police high-ups

500 beds, 1,500 patients

The 500-bed Khulna Medical College Hospital is currently treating over 1,500 patients on a daily basis.

Doctors suspend strike after Central Hospital physicians get bail

Doctors of private hospitals, clinics and diagnostic centres today suspended their strike after two of their fellow physicians were granted bail in a case filed over the death of a mother and her newborn at Dhaka's Central Hospital during a C-section operation

Pvt Hospitals, Diagnostics: Patients suffer as doctors go on strike

Services for outpatients were suspended as doctors at private hospitals, clinics and diagnostic centres began their two-day strike yesterday to demand the release of two physicians.

OBGYNs announce 2-day strike from Monday

The announcement comes after two of their colleagues were arrested over the deaths of patients at the Central Hospital