No compromise with medical education: Nasim
Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim today said the government is sincerely working to improve quality of medical education for ensuring better healthcare facilities. “We will not make any compromise with medical education…without improvement of medical education, we could not create s
MBBS final-year student commits ‘suicide’
A female student of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital reportedly committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling fan of her house at Daspukur in the city on Thursday night. The deceased is Fahima Akhter Chandni, 24, an MBBS final-year student and wife of Salehin Rony.
MBBS admission test on Oct 5, BDS on Nov 9
The admission test for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) for academic session 2018-19 will be held on October 5 while Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) on November 9.
Sylhet medical mourns death of Nepali students
Sylhet’s Jalalabad Ragib-Rabeya Medical College began a three-day mourn today, following the death of 13 of its students – all Nepalese – in yesterday’s plane crash at Kathmandu. Today, on the first day, they wore black badges and bunked all classes and examinations, our Moulvibazar correspondent reports quoting its Principal..
Plain crush: 13 passengers medical students
Thirteen Nepalese students of Jalalabad Ragib-Rabeya Medical College, Sylhet, were among the 71 passengers aboard the US-Bangla Airlines that crushed in Nepal on Monday afternoon. All of the students were Nepalese and final year MBBS students, the medical college officials said. They are Sanjay Powdel, Sanjoya Maharajan, Nega Maharajan, Anjali..
RMU’s academic activities begin
Administrative and academic activities of Rajshahi Medical University (RMU) began here aiming at improving and expanding scopes of medical education, research and treatment in the region. In the preliminary stage, the activities will be operated from its temporary office in Rajshahi Medical College (RMC). The information was disclosed in a..
Watch, electronic devices banned in BDS admission test
Health ministry banned watch and other electronic devices in examination halls of admission test of Bachelor of Dental Surgery (2017-18) to be held on November 10. The decision came up at a meeting at health ministry on BDS admission test with Secretary (health education) Fayez Ahmmed in the chair, said..
MBBS admission test results published
The results of MBBS admission test in the country’s public and private medical colleges for academic session 2017-18 was published yesterday. A total of 80,818 candidates appeared at the admission test and 41,132 came out successful, said Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Dr Abul..
No scope of question paper leak in MBBS admission test: Nasim
Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammed Nasim yesterday said there was no scope for question paper leakage in MBBS admission test. “Rumour of question paper leakage was spread. Those who are doing this they are enemy of meritorious students,” he told newsmen while visiting an admission test centre at Dhaka..
Medical admission retake to cost 5 marks: SC
The Supreme Court today cleared way for the government to penalise second-time medical and dental college admission takers. Chamber judge of the Appellate Division stayed for six weeks, a High Court order that stayed the government decision to deduct five marks from those who would retake the tests. Chamber Judge..
Chittagong, Rajshahi medical varsities to follow BSMMU policy
The authorities of newly established Chittagong and Rajshahi Medical Universities would carry out their activities following the policy of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU). The decision was taken at a meeting on Monday with Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim in the chair, an official release said. The..
Medical colleges to be brought under BSMMU
Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim has asked a five-member committee to come up with recommendations on how to bring the academic courses of medical colleges under Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU). The minister directed the committee headed by Health and Family Welfare Secretary Sirajul Islam to submit..
Selfie kills schoolboy
A class VIII student of Chuadanga VJ Government High School died while taking a selfie on a moving nagordola on Friday. The accident occurred on Friday (Jun 30) at 6:00pm in the city’s Police Park. The deceased Ishtiaque Ahmed Ridu was the only son of Advocate Imtiaz Hossain Ujjal. His..
20th University Day of BSMMU today
The country’s leading institution of medical education and research Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) will celebrate its founding anniversary and 20th University Day here today in a befitting manner. The university has chalked out elaborate programmes including hoisting of national and university flags in the morning, placing of wreaths..
Court orders fresh autopsy of Raudha
A Rajshahi court today ordered for exhuming the body of Maldivian model and a medical student in Bangaldesh, Raudha Athif, for fresh autopsy. Metropolitan Magistrate Mahbubur Rahman passed the order after Inspector Asmaul Hoque of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police sought the order yesterday (17th April). The court also..
USTC pro-VC, registrar resign, students stage demo
The MBBS students of University of Science and Technology Chittagong on Monday (17th April) staged demonstration again on the campus as they did not get any confirmation about their registration under Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council. The university’s pro-vice-chancellor professor Nurul Absar and registrar Badrul Amin Bhuiyan resigned from their..
Case transferred to CID
The murder case of Maldivian medical student and model Raudha Athif was transferred to the Criminal Investigation Department Thursday (13th April). Tanveer Haider Chowdhury, deputy commissioner of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police, said police headquarters in Dhaka faxed the order in the afternoon. Raudha, 21, a second-year student of Islami Bank Medical..