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Health ministers meet in Dhaka on regional cooperation

Health ministers of 11 Asian countries, including India, began a two-day meeting here Sunday over ways to enhance cooperation to develop health care services// in the region. Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia inaugurated the meeting with a call for stronger and more enduring cooperation i...

Simple measures may prevent transmission of stomach ulcer bacteria

...ntion to good hygiene', says doctoral student Anders Janzon. The research team analysed the drinking water, lake water and wastewater in an area in dhaka in Bangladesh, where the bacterium Helicobacter pylori is very common. The results show that while the diarrhoea bacterium ETEC is often present in ...

$5.5 million from Gates Foundation funds major study of childhood malnutrition

...nd members of his group are also working with members of the world-renowned International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research located in the city of dhaka in Bangladesh. As part of the project, malnourished infants will be given a nutritionally enriched food supplement. "We will monitor the collection...

Routine Hib Vaccination Could Save Innumerable Asian Children

...e of five," he added. The study was conducted by researchers from International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR, B), dhaka Shishu Hospital and John Hopkins University. The vaccine used in the study replaced the routine diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (DTP) vaccine with a...

Hib Vaccination can Prevent Pneumonia

...cine into Bangladesh. The study was conducted by researchers from International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR, B), dhaka Shishu Hospital and John Hopkins University. The vaccine used in the study replaced the routine diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (DTP) vaccine with a...

Smallpox Alert in Northeast

...llpox - like fever and rashes - and requested them to report to the health centre immediately. The official said the Indian High Commission in dhaka had informed the external affairs ministry about the spread of smallpox in Bangladesh and Myanmar last week. India shares a 4,095 km long bord...

Apollo Sets Up Asia's First Health City in Hyderabad

...) for hospital information system. The system connects all Apollo Hospitals and 100 telemedicine centres in India and in Dubai, Kuwait, Doha, Nigeria, dhaka and Sri Lanka. "We plan to connect 52 African countries through telemedicine," he said. Reddy said Apollo Group was focussing on research in k...

Regional cooperation on health care services

... public health work force in the countries, are some of the issues of mutual interest, that will be discussed by the ministers in the meeting. A dhaka declaration comprising the current health concerns of South East Asian region, will be drafted by these ministers. The 56th session of the regiona...

Bangladeshi Baby gets New Lease of Life in Delhi

... life in Delhi after doctors here in a leading private hospital performed a critical but successful heart operation upon him.// Toqi Ahmid, from dhaka underwent the five-hour long open-heart surgery in Fortis Hospital on July 31 and will be discharged Saturday. "When the baby came to our hospi...

Bangladesh Progressing But Must Yet Face Challenges In Health Sector

... and primary healthcare services Bangladesh has showed remarkable progress over the years. Ms Thoraya told newsmen at a press conference held in dhaka on Tuesday at the end of her three-day visit to Bangladesh that to turn Bangladesh into an advanced country, the government as well as other developme...
Dhaka in Medical Technology

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

...sion and discrimination impede development in poor countries. -- In Bangladesh just under 850,000 people stood up with the main event held at dhaka City office and led by the Mayor followed by a high profile concert. People called for cancellation of debt servicing to eradicate poverty and...
Dhaka in Biological News

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

...soning, population increases, and riverbank erosion, which threaten agricultural and economic sustainability. He is a former soil science professor at dhaka University. ...
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