How Gender Bias Blocks Better Healthcare In Bangladesh
Female founders in emerging markets have huge potential, yet they face discrimination and lack financial support. In Bangladesh, Praava Health is overcoming the odds. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 13, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Geri Stengel, Contributor Tags: ForbesWomen /forbeswomen Leadership /leadership Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare forbeswoman standard Source Type: news

Sri Lanka, Bangladesh Clinch Final Approval for IMF Loan Payouts
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Source: Reuters: Health - December 13, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suicide prevention among farmers in Bangladesh - Ashraf S, Patwary MM, Shoib S.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 12, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Indian Filmmaker Q ’s TikTok Saga ‘Zewel’ Boarded by Bangladesh’s Chorki, U.S.’s Luminary (EXCLUSIVE)
Streamer Chorki has acquired Bangladesh rights to iconoclastic Indian filmmaker Q‘s latest film “Zewel,” it was revealed on the sidelines of Singapore’s Asia TV Forum and Market. Chorki has also boarded the project as a co-producer alongside Rita Meher, curator of Tasveer Festival and CEO of…#streamerchorki #singapore #asiatvforum #chorki #ritameher #tasveerfestival #luminarypictures #seattle #oddjoint #tiktoker (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 10, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From Dhaka to Melbourne, Asia-Pacific eyes local climate solutions
DUBAI -- Climate change is always close to the mind of Mohammad Atiqul Islam, a local mayor in Bangladesh's chaotic capital Dhaka. The politician sees thousands flock daily to his city to escape drought, eroding coastlines and other hazards in the disaster-prone nation. But as officials scramble…#mohammadatiqulislam #dhaka (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 9, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exploring the knowledge and practices on road safety measures among motorbikers in Dhaka, Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study - Das SK, Tamannur T, Nesa A, Noman AA, Dey P, Kundu SK, Sultana H, Riaz BK, Islam AS, Sharower G, Dhar BK, Rahman MM.
INTRODUCTION: Road traffic injuries (RTIs), particularly motorbike injuries, are one of the leading causes of death worldwide and have been a serious concern in low- and middle-income countries like Bangladesh. Therefore, this study aimed to assess the lev... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Using the network scale-up method to characterise kidney trafficking in Kalai Upazila, Bangladesh - Li MH, Yu Y, Siddique AB, Lee N, Haque MR, Rahman MLT, Ahmad M, El-Amine H, Koizumi N.
This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of illegal kidney sales in Kalai Upazila, Bangladesh, using the Network Scale-Up Method (NSUM), an ego-centric network survey-based technique used to estimate the size of hidden populations. The study estimated t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 4, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Prevalence of depression and its associated factors among undergraduate admission candidates in Bangladesh: a nation-wide cross-sectional study - Siddik MAB, Hasan MN, Mahmud A, Munmun MS, Milad MH, Ali A, Ahmed Z, Uddin MJ.
BACKGROUND: The undergraduate admission test is one of the most stressful assessments in a student's life, as it is required for admission to any of Bangladesh's public universities or medical colleges. Those taking the admissions test are under a lot of p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 4, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes Bangladesh region - GFZ
An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 struck the Bangladesh region on Saturday, the German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ) said. The quake was at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), GFZ said.#gfz (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 2, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Matter of Facts — December 2023
dtarnowskiNovember 29, 2023From Our Acting CEOAs we approach 2024, I ’d like to share what you can expect from Guttmacher in what promises to be a critical year for sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR).In the United States, where abortion is now banned in 14 states and restricted in many others, we will continue to document the impact of theDobbs decision. Our researchers will produce monthly estimates of facility-based abortion provision, and our policy experts will document state policy trends in real time. We ’ll also test new approaches for measuring self-managed abortion in states with restrictive abor...
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - November 29, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: dtarnowski Source Type: news

Violence and trauma encountered by Rohingya women fleeing to Malaysia: a qualitative study - Rajaratnam S, Azman A.
Rohingya women are doubly marginalized owing to their ethnicity and gender. Therefore, this study aims to describe the unique experiences of violence faced by Rohingya women who fled Myanmar and Bangladesh to seek asylum in Malaysia before, during, and aft... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 27, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

H & M Commits to Higher Prices Amid Bangladesh Wage Hike, Backing Fair Pay
The ripple effects of Bangladesh's minimum wage increase are being felt all the way to Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) price tags, as the Swedish retail giant takes a stand in support of fair wages. In a move that underscores the company's commitment to ethical supply chains, H&M has assured its…#hennesmauritz #swedish #bangladeshi #mostafizuddin #denimexpert #davidlove #quiverquantitative #quiver #winterhavencapital (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 24, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bangladesh Expects $1.1 Billion in IMF, ADB Loans by December
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Source: Reuters: Health - November 24, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The role of social media towards fomenting radicalization among youth in Bangladesh - Talukder P, Tanvir S.
The purpose of the study is to identify the role of social media in spreading radicalization among Bangladeshi youth and the factors behind them. The concepts of radicalization and violent extremism have become increasingly prevalent in global politics and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 23, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Richest 1% account for more carbon emissions than poorest 66%, report says
The richest 1% of humanity is responsible for more carbon emissions than the poorest 66%, with dire consequences for vulnerable communities and global efforts to tackle the climate emergency, a report says. The most comprehensive study of global climate inequality ever undertaken shows that this…#guardian #oxfam #greatcarbondivide #cop28 #unitedarabemirates #bangladeshi #chiaraliguori #africa #oxfaminternationals #amitabhbehar (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 20, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news