Interview

We have national guidelines for treating Asthma, COPD and Tuberculosis patients

Prof. Dr. Bashir Ahmed Professor, Respiratory Medicine National Institute of Disease of the Chest & Hospital Mohakhali, Dhaka   As an eminent Chest Specialist of the country, how do you assess the prevalence of chest diseases in Bangladesh? I am a Chest diseases specialist working for about 33 years in different hospitals of Bangladesh like Union ... more

“In all respects of diagnosis & management of Asthma in Bangladesh, we do not lag behind the developed countries

Prof. Dr. Md. Ali Hossain National Institute of Diseases of the Chest and Hospital, Mohakhali, Dhaka  Would you please tell us about the prevalence of COPD in Bangladesh and its management? Asthma is a one of the most common chronic conditions affecting both children and adults. In Bangladesh about 7 million people (5.2% of total ... more

“NIDCH involved in various research activities in the field of Chest Diseases”

Prof. Dr. MD. Shahedur Rahman Khan Director National Institute of Diseases of the Chest and Hospital (NIDCH), Dhaka As Director of NIDCH, please tell us about the services available in your organization NIDCH is a tertiary institute, a Center of Excellence in Bangladesh representing chest disease treatment and also an institute for higher degrees, post-graduation degrees ... more

“Our slogan to control Asthma as well as COPD is Education, Caution, Medication & regular follow up”

Prof. Dr. Mohammad Rashidul Hassan Ex-Director National Institute of Diseases of the Chest and Hospital,                                             Mohakhali, Dhaka President Bangladesh Lung Foundation   As an eminent Chest Specialist of the country, how do you assess the facilities available in Bangladesh for treatment of chest diseases?  We can divide our facilities into two components: Facilities for diagnosis of chest disease Treatment facilities In ... more

Hypertension leads to many complications & is associated with many co-morbidities

Prof. Dr. M A Rashid CEO & Senior Consultant Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital & Research Institute Dhaka As an eminent physician, would you please tell us, in brief, about the overall scenario of Hypertension in Bangladesh? Hypertension (HTN) is an increasingly important medical and public health problem. In Bangladesh, approximately 20% of adult and 40–65% of ... more

“Our commitments for the patients living with diabetes will be continued"

Sebnem Avsar Tuna Corporate Vice President Novo Nordisk Pharma Operations (BASEA)   What is the key contribution of Novo Nordisk for the patients living with diabetes? We are in Bangladesh and Novo Nordisk is working as a leader in diabetics for about 60 years now. Hopefully, we will continue to be here and our contribution ... more

"Hypertension can cause both acute and chronic complications"

Dr. A. B. M. Abdullah Dean, Faculty of Medicine Professor of Medicine Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Dhaka As an eminent physician, would you please tell us, in brief, about the overall scenario of Hypertension in Bangladesh? Hypertension (HTN) is an increasingly important medical and public health problem globally. Bangladesh is passing through a phase of ... more

Fabtech is going at a speed that would make its competitors envious

Tell us in brief about Fabtech Technologies.Fabtech Technologies International Ltd. (Fabtech) started operation in Mumbai in 1999, manufacturing laminar airflow benches (LAF), at a facility which was spread over an area of approximately 100 Sqm. Expanding its portfolio in a short span of two years, the company started manufacturing cleanroom ... more

Education,Caution, Medication and regular follow up are the key words of treatment of Asthma & COPD

We can divide our facilities into two components: Facilities for diagnosis of chest diseases treatment facilities In Bangladesh, most of the diagnostic facilities are available in Dhaka City as our country is mainly Dhaka oriented. Some investigation facilities are very costly in our county. For example PET Scan is available now for staging ... more

Compared to developed countries, Quality of Chest disease management in Bangladesh is almost equal

What are the common Chest Diseases prevalent in Bangladesh?What is the status of management of these diseases in our country? Common chest diseases prevalent in Bangladesh are pulmonary tuberculosis, Bronchial asthma, Respiratory tract infections, Pneumonia. Different seasonal viral infections and in children most prevalent respiratory disease are Bronchiolitis, Pneumonia, Bronchial ... more

Awareness of the patient and proper medication can keep Asthma under control

As an eminent physician, would you please tell us about the common chest diseases in Bangladesh?In our country, common Chest Diseases are Bronchial Asthma, Chronic Bronchitis, COPD and Emphysema. Due to season or weather change, we also get many types of respiratory tract infections. Most of them are viral, Pneumonia, ... more

Diagnostic facilities for Hep B and C are available in our country

As an eminent Liver Specialist of the country, would you please tell us in brief about theprevalence of Hepaticdiseases in the country? The major hepatic diseases in our country are viral hepatitis like Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and related complications like liver cirrhosis, liver cancer etc. In our country, prevalence of ... more

Biggest challenge in managing GI problems is disproportionate patient-doctor ratio

As an eminent Gastroenterologist of the country, would you please tell us in brief, prevalence of gastrointestinal diseases in the country? Gastrointestinal diseases are the leading cause of outpatient consultation both in hospitals and private practice. But till date accurate country wise data regarding prevalence of . more

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Monday 19 Feb 2018

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