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Children’s mental health and well-being during the Covid-19

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Dhaka, 19 October, 2020: Bangladesh, like many other countries across the globe, is facing an unprecedented challenge brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. This coronavirus pandemic has hit the Bangladesh society and economy hard, across all walks of life. In a bid to contain the spread of this novel coronavirus, the Government of Bangladesh has taken […]

Dhaka’s messy medical waste handling puts public health in danger

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Dhaka, 19 October, 2020: A scandalous disconnect between the government agencies to streamline and manage clinical waste is posing serious hazards to the public health and environment of Dhaka. But as the health emergency caused by the coronavirus pandemic has taken centre stage, the battle to dispose of infectious waste appears to have been sidelined […]

6 tips to prepare your child for easy COVID-19 testing

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Dhaka, 14 October, 2020: Back to school means more germs, but familiar symptoms like sore throats, fevers and sniffles have taken on a new meaning during the COVID-19 pandemic. Public health policies across the country and around the world may require children to get tested for COVID-19 and be symptom-free before returning to school. This means more […]

সুরক্ষা সামগ্রী ও মেডিকেল বর্জ্যের ৯৩ শতাংশই ব্যবস্থাপনার বাইরে: ব্র্যাক

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ঢাকা, ৬ই অক্টোবর, ২০২০: বাংলাদেশে করোনাভাইরাসের সুরক্ষা সামগ্রীর বর্জ্য ও মেডিকেল বর্জ্যের মাত্র ৬ দশমিক ৬ ভাগ সঠিক ব্যবস্থাপনার আওতায় আসছে বলে ব্র্যাকের এক গবেষণায় বলা হয়েছে। গত ২০ জুলাই থেকে ১০ অগাস্ট ব্র্যাক জলবায়ু পরিবর্তন কর্মসূচি পরিচালিত ‘কোভিড-১৯ মহামারীকালে কার্যকর মেডিকেল বর্জ্য ব্যবস্থাপনা’ বিষয়ক গবেষণায় অংশ নেয় প্রায় পাঁচ হাজার মানুষ। সোমবার এক ওয়েবিনারে গবেষণার […]

Tips for managing mental health during COVID-19

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Dhaka, 20 September, 2020: Months in, the pandemic continues to take a toll on mental health. As part of our #AskReuters Twitter chat series, Reuters gathered a group of experts to share their tips on coping with isolation, caregiving and more. How does isolation affect mental health? What are some strategies we can use to find […]

Press Briefing On ‘The Rise in Asbestos–Cancer Concerns with Johnson & Johnson Talc–Based Baby Powder’

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Dhaka, 5th September, 2020: To express the solidarity with the global campaign of ‘J & J Global Week of Action’ ESDO organized a virtual media briefing to talk about the chemical contents of Johnson and Johnson talc-based baby powder in Bangladesh and to sensitize the government to take initiatives to facilitate laboratory-based test for alleged cancer-causing […]

Does baby powder cause cancer? Johnson & Johnson stops selling talc powder after years of scrutiny

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Dhaka, 2 September, 2020: Baby powder is as common as diapers. But is it really safe? Leading baby powder manufacturer Johnson & Johnson announced Tuesday that it would voluntarily discontinue sales of talc-based baby powder in the United States and Canada to focus on products with a higher priority during the coronavirus pandemic. "Demand for talc-based Johnson’s […]

How to ensure your kids enjoy healthy meals

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Dhaka, 27 August, 2020: Packing lunch for your little one may be a headache because your child comes back home from school with their food untouched. This can be frustrating and confusing for any parent. In a world where junk food and take-aways are cheap and easily accessible, as a busy mom who is trying […]

Tips for supporting our kids through the pandemic

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Dhaka, 19 August, 2020: You’re likely experiencing negative feelings and concerns because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Common examples include feelings of isolation, worries about finances, frustrations with work and childcare needs, plus the added fears of possible infection and illness from this new virus. Just as adults worry about unexpected changes in our routines and […]

Ohio health experts give advice amid COVID-19 school restart

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Dhaka, 10 August, 2020: There’s no doubt children returning to classrooms in Ohio this fall will have questions and experience feelings of fear and stress. That’s natural during a pandemic, said Dr. Andrew Hertz, vice president of community women and children services at University Hospitals. Parents should communicate to their kids that things will be different, […]

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