Dhiraj Kumar Nath, former Adviser to Bangladesh Government, was one of the leading specialists in urban health in Bangladesh. He contributed a lot to health sector in his lifetime. Mr Dhiraj Kumar Nath borned at Rafiqpur village in Noakhali’s Begumganj on 9 January, 1945. He graduated from Dhaka University in business studies in 1966 and joined Noakhali Government College as a management lecturer. He joined the East Pakistan Civil Service in 1969 and worked as deputy magistrate and deputy collector in Pabna and Patuakhali , respectively. After taking part in the Liberation War, he was appointed section officer of independent Bangladesh’s foreign trade department in 1972. He served as the first administrator of Gazipur when it was a Mahakuma, a now defunct local government unit, in 1978.
In September 2017, Hamida thought she would never survive her fourth pregnancy. Out of her three previous pregnancies, all home deliveries, only one child had survived. Moreover, she had to shift her place along with family from Myanmar to Bangladesh in August, 2017 during the recent Rohingya crisis. She needed to take surgical delivery but there is no opportunity of surgical option in the refugee camps at Cox’s Bazar.
Cervical cancer has become one of the common causes of female cancer mortality worldwide. Unfortunately the cervical cancer is the second leading cause of deaths in Cancer in Bangladeshi women having the lack of preventive care. About thirteen thousand women die every year in Cervical Cancer Bangladesh (according to a research report under Professor (Dr.) Parvin Shahida Akhter of National Institute of Cancer Research and Hospital.
Sumaiya, a 5 years old child, living in a slum at Mohammadpur Beribadh, was eating rice beside a dustbin while reporting. Though flies were sitting on her food, she was taking that. But the girl was looked like a child of 2.5 or 3 years old. Her grandmother claimed that Sumaiya’s parents are generally short in height so she is like them genetically. But it was very clear to us that she is not short in height rather she is physically under developed due to malnutrition.
Urban Primary Health Care Services Provide Treatment at Low Costs
Urbanization refers to a process through which population shifts from rural to urban areas. It is one of the leading global trends in this 21st century that has a significant impact to health. Cities or urban areas attract people usually, besides people are bound to migrate in the urban areas for seeking employment opportunities.
The rural women in coastal areas are dependent usually on the surrounding nature and environment through collection of their daily food, water, energy and fodder, plantation, natural disaster etc. This dependency makes those women aware of the surrounding nature and the environment. For this awareness, women are easily motivated to protect nature and environmental health. Close relationship between women and nature is developed.
Robotics Engineering in Bangladesh: New Doors of Possibilities
The very latest craze in IT sector in Bangladesh is visit of robot Sophia- the first robot citizen in the World. She is the world’s first robot citizen who has artificial intelligence like human. Although there are many discussions and debates about bringing Sophia to Bangladesh, but ultimately it has broadened possibilities and opportunities for the robotics engineering sector in Bangladesh.