The national measles-rubella vaccination campaign has started in Bangladesh. Due to the strike of the Health Assistants the campaign was delayed. Now it has started and run at full speed. People are bringing their child to the nearest campaign place to vaccinate the child. There are about 26000 health workers who are demanding a pay hike. The root level of health workers are health inspectors, assistant health inspector, and health assistants – under the health ministry are trying to raise Continue Reading…..
Dr Taniya Sultana a young female doctor who was a postgraduate FCPS trainee in the largest Medical College in Bangladesh named by Dhaka Medical College Hospital died a few days ago due to Dengue. She died in the ICU of my working place, Anwer Khan Modern Medical College Hospital. She sacrificed herself on service, Treating dengue patients. All the caregivers including doctors, nurses and other staffs of Hospital are at risk of getting dengue infection. She is the third doctor Continue Reading…..
Dengue fever is now the talk of the country. As the death toll is rising day by day yet, the city corporation is taking not enough precautions lately. So far Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control And Research (IEDCR) has reported 7,450 dengue fever cases and at least 17 fatalities in Bangladesh. But the real number is higher. I have observed the death of a mother within 24 hours after the elective caesarian section due to Dengue as dengue was not diagnosed before Continue Reading…..
Hello Dear Readers, I hope you are all well. Today I will discuss the vaccine. An under-developed country like us has made Vaccination programme to eradicate some communicable infectious vaccine-preventable diseases. There are some bacterial and viral diseases which can be prevented by using vaccines. I will discuss thoroughly, If you have any questions please let me know in the comment sections below. What is The Vaccine? Simply, the vaccine gives us immunity against disease. It’s a special kind of Continue Reading…..
As a Doctor of Children’s, I have recently seen some measles affected babies. Measles is a highly contagious disease. Bangladesh is an overpopulated country. Especially in a slum area and in low socioeconomic condition peoples are living in the congested environment. Also, measles has links with immunity. Measles can easily attack in a reduced immunity condition. Children’s living in these areas have low immunity and undernourished. As a result infectious diseases are more common among them. Bangladesh has adopted EPI program. Continue Reading…..
Diarrhoea is usually defined as the passage of three or more loose or watery stools in a 24 hr period, according to WHO. Diarrhoea is three types as follows: Acute watery diarrhoea, Persistent diarrhoea, and Dysentery. It is one of the leading cause of malnutrition, illness, and death among children in developing countries like Bangladesh, Pakistan, India, African countries, etc. Fortunately, the treatment of diarrhoea is simple and easy. Hardly requires costly treatment. Loose stool or diarrhoea being one that Continue Reading…..