Delivery of health services technology in the developing world: A proposal

The idea: In a webinar organised by the World University Network last month, the discussion focused on how to expedite the diffusion of evolving medical technology innovations in the delivery of healthcare in the developing world. While one may debate the viability of foregoing patents for new life saving therapies (e.g., the Covid-19 vaccines), I […]

An ‘earnest appeal’ from health ministry and some serious allegations

There have been many allegations of mismanagement, irregularities and corruption against the health ministry. There also have been complaints about its inability to spend allocated money. Recently, the ministry responded to some of the allegations by publishing an advertisement with the title of “earnest appeal”, wherein it claimed to have spent Tk 8,000 crore for […]

Booker Reintroduces Bill to Reform Farm System With Expanded Support From Farm, Labor, Environment, Public Health, Faith Based and Animal Welfare Groups – Insider NJ

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Booker Reintroduces Bill to Reform Farm System With Expanded Support From Farm, Labor, Environment, Public Health, Faith Based and Animal Welfare Groups Legislation would crack down on monopolistic practices, invest billions in the transition to a more resilient food system, place a moratorium on large factory farms   WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) today reintroduced legislation to create […]

50-bed health complexes to get specialist doctors

Govt setting up 100-bed cancer treatment unit at every government medical college hospital in divisional towns All 50-bed health complexes across the country are going to appoint 10 specialist physicians each under a government program to ensure quality healthcare for the common people. According to an official document, the government is going to create 10 […]

10 keys to integrating health into urban and transport planning

10 keys to integrating health into urban and transport planning

Infographic that summarizes the 10 principles and corresponding indicators to help urban planners incorporate public health into their work. Credit: ISGlobal / Catalan Government As much as 20% of premature mortality can be attributed to poor urban and transport planning. Nevertheless, quantitative indicators to guide the integration of health components into urban design have been […]

Hunger, drought, disease: UN climate report reveals dire health threats

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A child belonging to the Turkana community stands next to the family house, covered with a blanket, in the early morning hours in an arid dry area in Morungole, Turkana County, Kenya, on October 3, 2019 AFP A forthcoming report by the IPCC, offers a distressing vision of the decades to come: Malnutrition, water insecurity, […]

As summit ends, G-7 urged to deliver on vaccines, climate

As summit ends, G-7 urged to deliver on vaccines, climate

The Group of Seven leaders aim to end their first summit in two years with a punchy set of promises Sunday, including vaccinating the world against coronavirus, making huge corporations pay their fair share of taxes and tackling climate change with a blend of technology and money. They want to show that international cooperation is […]

Experts seek more allocation on health, environment in FY22 budget

'Fair price' makes mustard farmers happy

FE ONLINE REPORT | Published: June 10, 2021 20:19:38 More allocation is needed in the health and environment sectors in the proposed budget as the crisis is deepening in the health sector while Bangladesh is largely vulnerable to climate change, experts observed. They also said that the country needs to change its focus from a […]

Technological advances in animal health can support young farmers with ecological practices

Technological advances in animal health can support young farmers with ecological practices

For many decades, policies for agriculture, research and development, education and training, and consumer demands have influenced the use of technology in farming as well as farm practices.  Roxane Feller is the Secretary-General of AnimalhealthEurope. Previously farmers looked to new technologies and other innovations as a way to reduce costs and increase farm efficiencies. That […]

Budget FY22: AmCham for addressing crises, focus on health

Budget FY22: AmCham for addressing crises, focus on health

Experts attend a virtual post-budget discussion organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Bangladesh (AmCham) on Sunday, June 6, 2021 Courtesy Also expects appropriate governance and efficiency to ensure economic growth during this fiscal The American Chamber of Commerce in Bangladesh (AmCham) on Sunday said that the proposed budget for 2021-22 fiscal year was […]