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Asgar Ali Hospital – Fighting the Pandemic from the Frontline

Dr. Md. Motiul Islam From the left, Dr. Tarikul Hamid- Associate Consultant MBBS, MD (Critical Care Medicine), Dr. Muhammad Rabiul Halim - Associate Consultant MBBS, MD (Critical Care Medicine), Dr. Md. Motiul Islam - Associate Consultant & HOD MBBS, MCCRC (Korea), MD (Critical Care Medicine), Dr. Rajib Hasan - Specialist

Healthcare during pandemic outbreak challenges and how to address them

Dr. K M Marium Ava Mitumoni William Shakespeare once said, “When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions” and yes we are passing such a moment right now. Life is too hard to survive. Every day we are hearing much more sad news and facing many problems. Sometimes

Root Group launches health protective gear corona killer in Bangladesh market

Root Group of Companies, one of the largest conglomerates in Bangladesh, has announced the launching of swiss technology-based health protective gear ‘Corona Killer’ fabrics. The unveiling of the new technology for the textile sector in Bangladesh was announced at the Zoom Online event on July 3, 2020. DBC, a private news

MetLife provides $150,000 grant to SAJIDA Foundation

MetLife Foundation is working with SAJIDA Foundation, a non-profit organization in Bangladesh, to support frontline healthcare workers battling COVID -19 in Bangladesh. Through a grant of USD 150,000 from MetLife Foundation, SAJIDA Foundation will provide financial support to a certain number of vulnerable families of frontline healthcare workers who have passed

BB asks banks to spend 60% CSR fund for health sector

Banks were instructed to ensure the full and proper spending for the health sector under their corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives amid the current context of pandemic. The instructions came up from a circular issued on Wednesday. According to the existing rules, the health sector accounts for 60 per cent of the allocation

WHO recommends not to use Remdesivir, plasma therapy

The World Health Organisation has recommended against using antivirals including Remdesivir for the treatment of coronavirus. Also the UN health agency discouraged using plasma therapy as “treatment option outside of the context of clinical trials”. The latest clinical guidelines come at a time when few pharmaceutical companies are promoting the use of

Diabetic Retinopathy

Dr. Tamal Kanti Roysarkar Diabetic Retinopathy (DR) is a vascular disease of the retina which affects patients with diabetes mellitus. Diabetes mellitus is extremely common, so it is not surprising that DR affects 3.4% of the population. Of the millions of people with DR, nearly one-fourth have vision-threatening disease.Time since