Wednesday, February 28, 2024

150000 people go abroad for treatment a year

Some 150,000 patients, particularly from the affluent section, go abroad for treatment every year due to lack of sophisticated healthcare facilities in the country, causing huge financial losses. A recent study shows the patients mostly travel to India, Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia for better treatment. State Minister for Health Mozibur Rahman Fakir said the government ... Read more

Biotech holds the key

Experts tell The Daily Star roundtable it can revolutionise farm, health sectors Biotechnology holds an immense prospect for Bangladesh in the fields of agriculture and healthcare to meet the future challenges of food production and climate change. However, lack of investment, research, and collaborative efforts among the entrepreneurs, scientists and policymakers stand in the way, ... Read more