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A total of 203 individuals, spanning various age groups, received free healthcare services at the Urban Primary Health Care Services Delivery Project-II in Hazaribagh. The initiative, managed by Dhaka Ahsania Mission, Health Sector, not only offered medical consultations but also included medicine distribution, blood group determination, and diabetes testing. The health camp, held from 10 am to 3 pm on Saturday (December 9, 2013), was orchestrated as part of a month-long series of activities commemorating the 150th birth anniversary of Hazrat Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah (RA), the visionary founder of Ahsania Mission. Earlier, the health camp was inaugurated by Alhaj Professor,…

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Leaders of Aviation and Tourism Journalist Forum Bangladesh – ATJFB, the country’s leading journalists’ organization, feel that a strong tobacco control law is needed to ban ‘Designated Smoking Zones (DSA)’ in public places. They said these things in a virtual meeting with ATJFB on strengthening the tobacco control law organized by Dhaka Ahsania Mission on Wednesday, November 29. The meeting was chaired by Mukhleshur Rahman, Deputy Director, Health Sector, Dhaka Ahsania Mission. Programs Manager of Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Bangladesh Md. Abdus Salam Miah, Communications Manager Humaira Sultana and Tanjim Anwar, Online In-charge of BSS and President of ATJFB were…

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The foremost impediment to a tobacco-free Bangladesh is the incessant interference of tobacco industry at policymaking of the country. The sorry state manifests itself at the ‘Tobacco Industry Interference Index 2023’ where Bangladesh scores 72, the worst such score among its South Asian peers. As per the study findings, most of the industry interference occurred on the issue of the amendment of tobacco control law. While three years have passed, the government is yet to pass the draft amendment of Smoking and Tobacco Products Usage (Control) (Amendment) Act 2013. Experts said this today (26 November) during a webinar titled ‘Tobacco…

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Hit-not-burn and e-cigarettes or vaping is a new weapon to get the young generation addicted, which is a serious threat to this generation. Tobacco companies are cleverly marketing these products to the youth. Therefore, to protect the young society of the country, e-cigarettes or vaping should be banned now, said the health sector of Dhaka Ahsaniya Mission. This demand was announced in a human chain titled ‘Ban e-cigarettes and vaping’ organized by the health sector of Dhaka Ahsania Mission in front of the National Press Club, Today ( 25 November 2023). Speakers at the human chain quoted the World Health…

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Huawei has launched &;HUAWEI eKit,& a robust sub-brand that provides an easy supply chain and distribution system for ICT products through local distributors in Bangladesh. The launching ceremony was held recently (November 20, 2023) at Huawei Bangladesh Academy. Excel Technologies LTD and Inflow Technologies Singapore Pte Ltd will work with HUAWEI eKit in the distribution process. HUAWEI eKit, Excel, and Inflow Jointly organized the launching ceremony. The event was attended by Ms. Kousalya Narayan, Vice President of South Asia Channels Management, Inflow Technologies Singapore Pte Ltd, Mr. Goutam Saha, Managing Director, Excel Technologies, Mr. Allen Liu, Vice President of Huawei…

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The prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as heart diseases, cancer, and diabetes, is on the rise at a concerning rate. Currently, NCDs account for 70 percent of the country’s total deaths. Against this backdrop, strengthening the preventive measures through robust health promotion activities will, on one hand, reduce the likelihood of the masses falling ill, thus reducing the need for frequent medical attention, and on the other hand, will curb the burden of medical expenses for individuals and the government overall. With a view to raising awareness on health promotion programs and the needful, 17 organizations, including PROGGA (Knowledge…

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In order to safeguard the hypertensive population in Bangladesh, the government has recently taken a decision to include the medicine for hypertension in the drug list of Community Clinic. Speedy implementation of this decision can play an important role in ensuring free anti-hypertensive medicine for the marginalized population along with controlling the growing prevalence of hypertension-related non-communicable diseases. At the same time, necessary budget must be allocated to ensure an uninterrupted supply of the medicine at Community Clinic and Upazila Health Complex. These information and recommendations were highlighted at a virtual workshop for journalists titled “Hypertension Control in Bangladesh” on…

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An MoU of ‘The Ashar Alo Society’ has been signed with six community-based organizations working to improve the quality of life and empowerment of third-gender and sex workers today at the office of Ashar Alo Society. The organizations are Durjoy Nari Sangha, Sandhi Nari Sangh, Alor Michile Nari Kalyan Sansthan, Alok Nari Uyana Samiti, Savan Hijra Adhikar Youth Sangh, and Badhan Hijra Sangh. Bangladesh said, ‘Capacity building of small organizations in Bangladesh is now the most important thing that will create resources within the community to support the community. He also hopes that their true empowerment will take them forward,…

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How is your day going? Aries Old enmities may rekindle. Taurus Carefully take steps in matters of love today. Gemini Politics in the field of employment can affect you. Cancer Don’t get influenced by rumors. Leo There will be a lot of trouble today. But all will end in a great solution. Virgo A reunion with an old friend might be in your luck today. Libra Success may be missed today due to lack of enthusiasm. Scorpio Don’t step into the trap of greed today. Sagittarius Make a solid decision today or else you might end up in vain. Capricorn…

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Aid Lorries are Queuing Up Egyptian President  Abdel Fattah Saeed Hussein Khalil el-Sisi  agreed to send relief up to 20 trucks across the Rafah border after US president Joe Biden confirmed the relief operation one day before. Rafah – A border crossing in Egypt’s Sinai desert that lies south of Gaza. There are two other border crossings out of Gaza, which are fully under Israeli control, and both are now closed. As a result, this border route to Egypt is now the only hope for Gaza refugees. However, after the start of the Israel-Gaza war, the border was closed by…

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