Second largest hospital buyout in India: Blackstone, CVC, Temasek & Max eye Care Hospitals
Among the largest hospital chains in India, the deal involving 2,400 beds — 15 hospitals in India and two in Bangladesh — will value Care Hospitals at around Rs 7,500 crore ($950 million). That would also make it the second largest hospital buyout in India after the IHH-Fortis transaction in 2018. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - September 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Developing Countries Must Grow More FoodClimate change and war on Ukraine a wake-up call
CHINA - Constructing an irrigation network in Qinghai Province. Workers were paid part of their wages in food supplied by the World Food Programme. Credit WFP/Sarah ErringtonBy Trevor PageLETHBRIDGE, Canada, Sep 8 2022 (IPS) As our planet continues to heat up, extreme weather has affected many of us. From the west coast of North America across Europe, the Middle East and Asia to Pakistan and New Zealand, wildfires and flash floods have destroyed homes and property and disrupted the daily lives of millions. Supply chains, already badly affected by COVID, have been further complicated by drying rivers and waterways. In the ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Trevor Page Tags: Armed Conflicts Climate Change Combating Desertification and Drought COVID-19 Development & Aid Environment Food and Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Global Headlines Labour Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations IP Source Type: news

Suicide prevention in Bangladesh: hope and hype - Farahat RA, Kadir AKMS.
The phrase "suicidal behavior" is frequently used to describe actions related to suicide, whether fatal or not. Suicidal conduct, including suicidal thinking, planning, and attempts, is nonfatal suicidal behavior [1]. With 2584 suicides officially recorded... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Epidemiology of non-fatal burn injuries in children: evidence from Bangladesh Health and Injury Survey 2016 - Abedin M, Rahman FN, Rakhshanda S, Mashreky SR, Rahman AKMF, Hossain A.
BACKGROUND: Burn is a major cause of childhood injury-related morbidity and mortality. Global estimates suggest that 90% of all cases occur in low-income and middle-income countries and over half of the disability-adjusted life-years are lost from fire-rel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Accidental poisoning in children: a single centre case series study in Bangladesh - Ahmed A, Hasanul Banna Siam M, Shojon M, Mahdi Hasan M, Raheem E, Hossain MS.
The objectives of this st... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Alleged Google Pixel 7 Pro appears in unboxing video ahead of launch
What appears to be the upcoming Google Pixel 7 Pro surfaced in a brief unboxing video posted on Facebook by Gadgetfull BD, a technology shop based in Bangladesh. The video shows someone taking the... #gadgetfullbd #googlepixel7pro #unboxingvideo (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

TraumaLink: a community-based first-responder system for traffic injury victims in Bangladesh - Moussally J, Saha AC, Madden S.
INTRODUCTION: Road traffic injuries are a rapidly growing epidemic in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). However, many countries lack formal prehospital emergency medical services, often leaving victims without access to first aid when it can be mos... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Rate and associated factors of suicidal behavior among adolescents in Bangladesh and Indonesia: global school-based student health survey data analysis - Marthoenis M, Yasir Arafat SM.
OBJECTIVE: Suicidal behavior among adolescents is a major public health problem that is understudied in South East Asian Muslim-majority countries. We aimed to investigate the rate and associated factors of suicidal behavior among adolescents in Bangladesh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on motorcycle purchase in Dhaka, Bangladesh - Zafri NM, Khan A, Jamal S, Alam BM.
The impacts of COVID-19 on the transportation system have received attention from researchers all over the world. Initial findings reveal that patronage of public transport has gone down, while the use of active transport has increased in general. To the b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 26, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Characteristics of pedestrians in Bangladesh who did not receive public education on road safety - Chowdhury T, Rifaat SM, Tay R.
The safety of pedestrians, such as workers who largely walk to and from work, has not been given sufficient attention, especially in the area of traffic safety in developing countries, including Bangladesh. Although the National Road Safety Strategy has a ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Front-line workers restore health, hope and humanity in the direst settings
Yemen/Bangladesh/Ukraine– “A few weeks ago, a pregnant woman called me late at night in desperate need of help,” Molok told UNFPA. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bangladesh tells UN that Rohingya refugees must return to Myanmar
UN rights chief says return of Rohingya refugees is not possible currently due to concerns about their safety in Myanmar. #rightschief #rohingya (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The scenario of violence against women in Bangladesh: a trend analysis - Ahmed M, Nazmul Huda K, Sultana Pomi S.
The prime objective of this study is to portraythe current trend of violence against Bangladeshi women. Using the survey report on violence against women (VWA) conducted by Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, this paper has examined the patterns and trends of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Caregivers' compliance and perception of daycare centers-a community-based childhood drowning prevention intervention implemented in rural Bangladesh - Ashraf L, Agrawal P, Rahman A, Bhuiyan MAA, Salam SS, Li Q, Bachani AM.
Drowning was one of the most prevalent causes of death worldwide for children under five in 2020. Drowning was the second leading cause of death for children under five in Bangladesh, while 58% of all deaths in the 1-5 years old age group resulted from dro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

‘Aid Organizations Must Include the Youth Voice’ August 12, 2022—International Youth Day
By Yasmine Sherif and H.D. WrightNEW YORK, Aug 12 2022 (IPS) Today marks International Youth Day, a global celebration of the transformative power of young people. Introduced by the United Nations General Assembly in 1999, the event was inaugurated not only to observe the power of the youth voice, but to serve as a promise from those in power to activate the power of youth across the development sector. Yasmine SherifSince then, the United Nations appointed a Youth Envoy, dedicated to the diffusion of the day’s promise, and many aid organizations have followed suit by including the voices of young people in social media...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif and H.D. Wright Tags: Armed Conflicts Civil Society Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Youth Thought Leaders IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news