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Nobel Prize Winner Professor Muhammad Yunus Leading Delegation From Bangladesh to World Health Care Congress to Advance Affordable Health Care Innovations

Health Care innovations and opportunities attract attendees from more than 35 countries and delegations from over 12 to the 6th Annual World Health Care Congress April 14-16, 2009, Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Professor Muhammad Yunus of the Grameen Bank and a deleg...

Professor Muhammad Yunus and The Green Children to Open First Grameen Eye Hospital in Bangladesh on May 12, 2008

Structured as a Social Business Enterprise, Facility Can Potentially Grow To Perform 50,000 Examinations, 10,000 Cataract Operations Annually DHAKA, Bangladesh, May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The first Grameen Green Children Eye Hospital, projected to perform 50,000 eye examinations and 10,000 cataract...

George Harrison Fund for UNICEF Announces Donation for Bangladesh Cyclone Relief

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The George Harrison Fund for UNICEF today announced a donation of $450,000 for relief and recovery efforts for the victims of Cyclone Sidr in Bangladesh. The cyclone hit Bangladesh on November 15 affecting about 8.5 million people in 30 districts. ...

Bird Flu: Bangladesh Situation Serious, Indian on High Alert

The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has warned against the bird flu situation in Bangladesh and said it is "serious". The country needs a long term strategy to control the deadly H5N1 strain, the FAO said. Though no cases of human infection have been reported in Ban...

Immunization Programme In Bangladesh A Success

Bangladesh's immunization campaign has been successfully completed with 96 percent of children under five being covered, through the three rounds, in three Polio National Immunization Days (NIDs). // Carried out on April 16th, May 13th and June 11th, the campaign aimed to cover 22 million ...

Immunization Programme In Bangladesh A Success

Bangladesh's immunization campaign has been successfully completed with 96 percent of children under five being covered, through the three rounds, in three Polio National Immunization Days (NIDs). // Carried out on April 16th, May 13th and June 11th, the campaign aimed to cover 22 million...

Encephalitis Kills 6 in Western Bangladesh

Six people have died from encephalitis disease in western Bangladesh's Kushtia district in the last three days, which has created panic among people// as the number of patients rises everyday. Doctors at Kushtia General Hospital said that more than 50 people are being treated at the hospital an...

Kolkata's Birla Hospital to Foray into Bangladesh

Kolkata's B.M. Birla Heart Research Centre is planning to set up a 200-bed super specialty hospital in Bangladesh as well as eight diagnostic// centres with an initial investment of Rs.300 million. Suyash Borar, chief operating officer of the hospital, told IANS: "We are going to set up a ...

NIDs Targets Immunizations To 22 Million Children In Bangladesh

Many governments have taken the National Polio Eradication Initiatives and now in an effort to eliminate polio re-emergence, 14th National //Immunization Days (NIDs) have planned to immunize 22 million children in Bangladesh under the age group of 0-5. Government of Bangladesh will carry out th...

HIV/AIDS prevention program extended by 18 months in Bangladesh

The HIV/AIDS Prevention Program (HAPP) under the aegis of the Health Ministry of Bangladesh, scheduled to end in December 2006, after a period of five years, is slated to// continue for another 18 months, paving the way for added intervention for those under extreme risk, including injected drug us...

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Bangladesh in Medical Technology

Children's Hospital Receives $6.7 Million Grant From Gates Foundation to Study Influenza Vaccine in Pregnant Women in Asia

... of vaccination. Dr. Steinhoff with colleagues from Johns Hopkins and the University of Washington will carry out the study in rural areas of bangladesh or Nepal. The study of 1,500 women will take five years to complete. Dr. Steinhoff said the study could have worldwide implications. "If the flu...

Napo Announces Positive Clinical Data Indicating Crofelemer, Could Effectively Treat Cholera

... a pediatric formulation of the product. Elements of the cholera study in bangladesh were funded by the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Disease. ...esistance is a growing problem in cholera infection, with one 2005 study in bangladesh demonstrating multi-drug resistance in 79% of the isolates from patients at...

38.7 Million People Break Guinness World Record for Stand Up Speak Out on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

...clusion and discrimination impede development in poor countries. -- In bangladesh just under 850,000 people stood up with the main event held at Dhaka Ci...s organized a Stand Up soccer tournament with 20 primary schools and in bangladesh 10,000 young people blocked a busy crossroads with a human chain. -- F...
Bangladesh in Biological News

Presidents of Iceland, Bangladesh to discuss global climate change in New Orleans

The debate on climate change is heating up and its far reaching impacts will be discussed in New Orleans with two heads of state who are facing visible signs of climate change in their own countries -- Iceland and Bangladesh. What are they doing to slow it" How can their countries serve as models ...

Early rice harvests ease annual famine in Bangladesh

Bangladeshi farmers are benefiting from research that allows farmers to harvest rice earlier, giving them more time to grow a second crop to provide desperately needed food and ease hunger during monga -- the hunger months. Monga is a yearly famine that occurs in northwest Bangladesh from Septe...

BIO-key(R) and Tiger IT Awarded a Follow-on Contract for Nationwide Voter / Citizen Registration in Bangladesh

Solution Prevents Duplicate Registrations and Issues Voter Rolls and National ID Cards WALL, N.J. and DHAKA, Bangladesh, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BIO-key International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BKYI), a leader in finger-based biometric identification and w...

Folic acid lowers blood arsenic levels in Bangladesh

A new study conducted in Bangladesh finds that folic acid supplements can dramatically lower blood arsenic levels in individuals chronically exposed to arsenic-contaminated drinking water. Arsenic is a toxic element that is naturally present in some soils and water. Arsenic-contaminated drinking...

BIO-key(R) International Showcasing Biometric Identification Technology at 2009 RSA Conference

...e more notable recent BIO-key deployments include: The US Federal Court Electronic Reporting Kiosks, point-of-sale offerings from Radiant Systems, the bangladesh Voter registration system (with 80+ million people enrolled) and McKesson's AcuDose-Rx (R) automated medication cabinets. These solutions leverage ...

Stanford scientists find new solutions for the arsenic-poisoning crisis in Asia

...the Cambodia site was mostly undeveloped. "Cambodia had been under a 35-year civil war that had really repressed its development, so it was in essence bangladesh 40 or 50 years ago," he said. "In some ways it would actually be setting the clock back and getting a snapshot back in time. By virtue of having this ...

A quarter of the world's population depends on degrading land

...Laos, Korea and Indonesia. In terms of the rural population affected, the greatest numbers are in China, with nearly half a billion, India, Indonesia, bangladesh and Brazil. The usual suspects, such as the African Sahel and around the Mediterranean are much less affected." The resulting loss of carbon fixati...

BIO-key(R) Reports Profitability for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008

...l and international identification management programs Using BIO-key's advanced finger identification system to insure "one citizen one vote," bangladesh conducted an acclaimed free and fair election in December, 2008 of 80 million voters $182,000 biometric software contract with McKesson booke...

BIO-key(R) Fingerprint Biometrics Media Spotlights

...p://bio-key.com/artman/publish/article_634.shtml On December 30th, The International Times Herald published an article on the recently completed bangladesh national elections. In order to ensure the accuracy of the election's voter roll, Tiger IT - the prime contractor responsible for delivering the vote...

Bangladesh Voter Registration Project Now Using MegaMatcher Biometric Technology to Detect and Prevent Duplicate Registrations

...ntification technologies, today announced that the bangladesh Army selected MegaMatcher SDK multi-biometric tech... registrations in the nation's voter database. The bangladesh Voter Registration Project registered more than 80...echnologies for their duplicate search system, the bangladesh Army determined that MegaMatcher from Neurotechnol...
Bangladesh in Biological Technology

QIAGEN and Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute Partner to Establish First Large-Scale Cervical Cancer Screening Program in Kolkata

...cancer. The 200 bed hospital facility caters to more than 6,500 new cancer patients originating from different states of Eastern India as well as from bangladesh and Nepal. The CNCI places a strong emphasis on projects for community oriented early cancer detection and promotion of cancer awareness. Stat...

Health Care Innovations and Opportunities Attract Attendees from 40 Countries and Delegations from 12 to 6th Annual World Health Care Congress

... , and Nigeria . Representatives from dozens of other countries are also registered. A 12-person delegation of senior health leaders from bangladesh will be led by 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner Professor Yunus from the Grameen Bank, who will be speaking at the conference regarding the Grameen Heal...

Zayed Future Energy Prize Recognizes Dipal C. Barua

... the message of environmental sensitivity that is being championed by the leadership of Abu Dhabi." "We share this award with the rural people of bangladesh who have demonstrated incredible ambition and innovation in adopting clean, renewable technologies to solve their daily energy challenges in the rural...
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