One in six young adults live in poor housing, UK study shows
One in six young adults in the UK are living in poor-quality housing, according to research that says damp, draughty and cramped living conditions are harming the physical and mental health of millions. Resolution Foundation said Britain was facing a twin housing crisis as soaring rents and…#resolutionfoundation #awaabishak #rochdale #lancashire #yougov #healthfoundation #pakistani #bangladeshi #bankofengland #lalithatry (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 15, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Japan proposes industrial hub in Bangladesh with links to northeast India
Japan has proposed developing an industrial hub in Bangladesh, with supply chains to landlocked northeastern states in India and to Nepal and Bhutan beyond, by developing a port and transport in the region, officials said Tuesday. The move comes after Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s visit to India…#nepal #bhutan #fumiokishida #bayofbengal #matarbari #faq (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 14, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cyberbullying victimization and perpetration among university students in Bangladesh: prevalence, impact and help-seeking practices - Sheikh MMR, Hossan MR, Menih H.
While digital technologies provide a robust platform for university students to contact peers, establish virtual social ties, and bring a new learning mode, they also facilitate cyberbullying perpetration. The present study explores the extent and nature o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 13, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

This startup wants to turn tuk-tuks into a roaming power supply
Bangladesh has 2.5 million electric three wheelers, called tuk-tuks. They often come back to the garage with energy still in their batteries -- and one local startup wants to plug them back in to feed the national grid. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘It’s spreading faster than we’ve ever seen’: the mission to halt leprosy in Bangladesh’s tea gardens
Despite the WHO declaring it eliminated in 1998, thousands of tea pickers have caught the diseaseAloka Gonju didn ’t take much notice of the discoloured patch of skin on her left hand until her fingers began to stiffen and hurt. It became a struggle to pick leaves at the tea plantation where she works in Bangladesh.“I had no idea what was happening to me,” says the 47-year-old, whose wages support her husband, four children and three grandchildren.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 7, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Thaslima Begum in Sylhet and Kaamil Ahmed Tags: Global health Global development Bangladesh South and central Asia World news Infectious diseases Medical research Science Tea Food Society Women Source Type: news

‘Designed in Bangladesh, made in Europe’: This designer flipping the script on fashion
Bangladesh's ready-made garment sector was valued at $32 billion in 2021 and makes up more than 80% of the country's exports. A new digital platform could help showcase the nation's young aspiring designers. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This award-winning architect is building flat-pack, flood-proof homes
For Marina Tabassum, architecture is about community. The architect focuses her work on her home country of Bangladesh, and her latest endeavor, called Khudi Bari, is a flat-pack bamboo home for those affected by flooding.#marinatabassum #khudibari (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 31, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gilbert & George Are Opening a Museum in London
The Gilbert & George Center in East London opens to the public on April 1 and will be devoted to displaying the artists’ work. For over 50 years, the artist duo has lived and worked in London’s Spitalfields district. Now, they hope to immortalize their work and its part in the area’s history. A…#gilbertgeorgecenter #eastlondon #gilbertgeorge #sspitalfields #gilbertprousch #georgepassmore #bangladeshi #moscow #spitalfields #heneagestreet (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 31, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Our Wonderful Differences Enriches Societies
On the occasion of World Autism Awareness Day on 2 April 2023, IPS is republishing ‘When Is Too Much Autism Awareness Still Not Enough?' By Saima Wazed and Zain Bari RizviDHAKA, Bangladesh, Mar 31 2023 (IPS) When is too much Autism awareness still not enough? This thought recurs every April as we near World Autism Day on April 2, and parents reach out to me after reading enthusiastic and well-meaning news and journal articles – which are actually harmful and hurtful. Saima W. HossainIn 2008, along with a few dedicated parents and professionals, we began our effort to raise awareness around Autism Spectrum Disorder (AS...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 31, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Saima Wazed and Zain Bari Rizvi Tags: Asia-Pacific Education Featured Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Women's Health IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Prevalence and determinants of physical violence against doctors in Bangladeshi tertiary care hospitals - Shahjalal M, Alam MM, Khan MNA, Sultana A, Zaman S, Hossain A, Hawlader MDH.
This study aimed to determine the prevalence and associated factors of physical v... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Workplace violence and turnover intention among the Bangladeshi female nurses after a year of pandemic: an exploratory cross-sectional study - Kabir H, Chowdhury SR, Tonmon TT, Roy AK, Akter S, Bhuya MTR, Hossain L, Chowdhury SA, Sanjoy S.
The objective of this study was to investigate the association between workplac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Head of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers Association talks working conditions
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Source: Reuters: Health - March 24, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Air Pollution Casts a Pall Over Booming Bangladesh Megacity
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Source: Reuters: Health - March 24, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

If We Value Human Rights and the Rule of Law, Then We Must Fight for Climate Justice
Cyclone damage in Vanuatu. Credit: UNICEF/ReliefWebBy Jotham Napat and Patricia ScotlandLONDON, Mar 23 2023 (IPS) Human life is sacred and every individual deserves an equal chance in life. We have a common desire, we all want to lead a free, fulfilling existence, with dignity, where our basic needs are met, with opportunities to advance and equal treatment under the law. These are fundamental human rights, protected by international law, which we all have a shared responsibility to protect. Out of the horrors and bloodshed of war, we created an international system for cooperation between nations under the United Nations...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 23, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jotham Napat and Patricia Scotland Tags: Climate Action Climate Change Development & Aid Environment Global Headlines Health Human Rights Inequality TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

More Than Half of the World Will Be Obese By 2035, Report Says
Obesity has often been thought of as a problem of the developed world, with wealthy countries eating themselves into a state of ill-health with an abundance of ultraprocessed foods, and poorer ones more often suffering from food insecurity. But that’s no longer true. According to a March report from the World Obesity Atlas (WOA), more than half of the global population—51%, or over 4 billion people—will have obesity by 2035, and the condition will touch all regions and continents of the world. The total cost of treating illnesses related to obesity will be an estimated $4 trillion per year, which is about...
Source: TIME: Health - March 21, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized Diet & Nutrition healthscienceclimate Source Type: news