Biden ’s Democracy Crusade Goes Astray in Bangladesh
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Source: Reuters: Health - October 8, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mehidy's all-round display gives Bangladesh winning start to World Cup
All-rounder Mehidy Hasan Miraz scored a half-century and took three wickets as Bangladesh got their Cricket World Cup campaign off to a solid start with a six-wicket victory over Afghanistan in Dharamsala on Saturday. Having won the toss and elected to field, Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan put…#mehidyhasanmiraz #worldcup #afghanistan #dharamsala #shakibalhasan #rahmanullahgurbaz #playerofmatchmehidy #najibullahzadran #najmulhossainshanto #rahmatshah (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 8, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Philippine, Bangladesh power giants: Gas needed in green transition
TOKYO -- Booming Asian countries like the Philippines and Bangladesh need natural gas to meet domestic energy demand as they shift to greener sources, according to their leading power providers. AboitizPower, the power generation arm of Philippine conglomerate Aboitiz Group, and Bangladesh's…#tokyo #philippines #aboitizpower #philippine #aboitizgroup (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 1, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Cities With the Fastest and Slowest Traffic in the World
A nine-mile trip from the airport in Dhaka, the bustling capital of Bangladesh, to Justice Shahabuddin Ahmed Park, near downtown, can take as long as 55 minutes, according to Google Maps. A trip of the same distance in Flint, Michigan, from the airport to the Sloan Museum of Discovery, takes about nine minutes. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] While we might expect a slower drive in a metropolitan area of 20 million vs. a regional city of just 400,000, the difference in travel time isn’t due just to traffic or congestion, according to a new study that measures traffic speed around the world. Even a...
Source: TIME: Science - September 28, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Oliver Staley Tags: Uncategorized Evergreen healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Motorcycle, an unforeseen and scary killer on Bangladesh's roads - Debnath K, Debnath S, Proma SO.
Nowadays motorcycles have become very much popular as one of the main means of transportation and livelihood for many in Bangladesh as a result of hasty urbanization; they are cheaper to purchase, easier to navigate and park, faster to reach destinations, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 27, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Electric vehicles in Bangladesh: Impact on the environment, mobility, and the economy of an impending ban - Nurunnahar S, Shariful Islam M, Rahman M.
The government of Bangladesh recently decided to outlaw electric three-wheelers due to the rise in accidents on highways. Although the restriction is intended to improve road and transportation safety, it will only exacerbate the current economic crisis if... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Malaria is on the ropes in Bangladesh. But the parasite is punching back
What does it take to beat malaria? Thousands of moccasins walking down rural roads, overnight bus rides for lab tests ... and a highly effective drug. But the parasite isn't going along with the plan.(Image credit: Fatima Tuj Johora for NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - September 20, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ari Daniel Source Type: news

Impact of COVID-19 and telehealth on mental health in Bangladesh: a propensity score matching approach - Rahman S, Amit S, Kafy AA.
COVID-19 have deteriorated mental health conditions in Bangladesh. The study aims to examine the impact of COVID-19 on mental health conditions through the propensity score matching method and establish the relationship between telehealth usage on mental h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Prevalence and risk factors of workplace violence against healthcare workers in Bangladesh and its consequences: a nationwide cross-sectional study - Rony MKK, Das Sharmi P, Parvin MR, Kayesh I, Alamgir HM.
Background Workplace violence (WPV) is a global concern that poses major threats to healthcare professionals. Understanding the prevalence, risk factors, and consequences of WPV is key to developing effective preventive measures to ensure the safety of he... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 19, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Bangladesh is struggling to cope with a record dengue outbreak in which 778 people have died
Bangladesh is struggling with a record outbreak of dengue fever, with experts saying a lack of a coordinated response is causing more deaths from the mosquito-transmitted disease (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 15, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Roundup: AWAK bags $20M in Series B funding and more briefs
Also, MedEasy has raised seed funding to expand its user base in Bangladesh. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 15, 2023 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Extreme weather may cost the global fashion industry $65 billion by 2030
Extreme heat and flooding are set to deal a massive blow to the global fashion industry, with four of the world’s top garment producing countries at risk of missing out on $65 billion in earnings by 2030, according to a study from Cornell University and investment manager Schroders. Bangladesh,…#cornelluniversity #schroders #pakistan #vietnam #cambodia #cornells #globallaborinstitute #dhaka #phnompenh #karachi (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 14, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Child drowning prevention: GPS and LoRa based emergency alert system - Enam MR, Ghosh S, Sarker DMM.
UNICEF recently published in the "Country Office Report 2021" about the mortality of children in Bangladesh, "Every day, 30 children die from drowning - Bangladesh's second leading cause of under-five mortality. Drowning is preventable, and most cases occu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 12, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

France, Bangladesh sign deal to provide loans, satellite technology during Marcon's visit to Dhaka
French President Emmanuel Macron witnessed the signature of a deal Monday to facilitate loans to Bangladesh aimed at infrastructure development, as well as a letter of intent to provide the South Asian country with an earth observation satellite system. This came during Macron's two-day visit to…#emmanuelmacron #southasian #dhaka #sheikhhasina #shahjahanmahmud #dailystar #thalesaleniaspace #bangladeshi #asiapacificregion #boeing (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 11, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russia to return to grain deal once all Moscow's conditions met, Lavrov says
[1/2] Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov reacts during a press briefing following a bilateral meeting with AK Abdul Momen, Foreign Minister of Bangladesh (not pictured) at the Hotel Intercontinental in Dhaka, Bangladesh, September 7, 2023. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain/File Photo Acquire…#russian #sergeilavrov #akabdulmomen #dhaka #blacksea #moscow #unitednations #turkey #lavrov #g20 (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 11, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news