Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Uninterrupted Tuberculosis Survices in Bangladesh amid Cononavirus Pandamic


Dr. Ahmed Parvez Zabeen (1st Anti-clock wise) , Divisional TB Expert, Dhaka, NTP handovers PPE

Dr. Ahmed Parvez Zabeen, Divisional TB Expert, Dhaka, NTP handovers Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Damien Foundation for Field Level Laboratory Technician working to End TB and fight #Covid19 in Bangladesh.

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Tuberculosis Case Notification in Bangladesh in 2011

Tuberculosis Case Notification in 2011


National Tuberculosis Control Program, Bangladesh informed that in 2011, 98942 new Smear Positive cases (SS+ve), 3906 Relapse cases, 21915 Smear Negative (SS-ve) cases, 27334 Extra-Pulmonary TB (EPTB) cases and 3460 other forms of cases were diagnosed.

The proportion of smear positive notified cases was high in 2011 in Bangladesh. 

Treatment Outcome Tuberculosis Cases in Bangladesh in 2011 (Cohort 2010)



Treatment Outcome of Smear Positive TB Cases 2011 (Cohort 2010)



National Tuberculosis Control Program, Bangladesh informed that the treatment success was 91% (cure 90% and complete 1%) and unusual outcomes 8% (died 4%, failure 1%, defaulted 2% and transfer out 2%) among Smear Positive Pulmunary Cases (SS+ve) cohort (2010).

Tuberculosis Scenario of Bangladesh 2012


Tuberculosis Scenario of Bangladesh, 2012
Tuberculosis Estimates in Bangladesh, 2012.

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Bangladesh Celebrates World TB Day 2014

World TB Day 2014 rally



A colorful rally brought out on the World TB Day 24 March, 2014 in the morning. The rally started from the front of National Museum, Shahbagh, Dhaka and ended in front of Doel Intersection, Dhaka parading through different streets of the cities. Carts, rickshaws (local vehicles) and microphone were used to inform people about Tuberculosis (TB) and creates demands for TB Services in the country. 

The theme of the World TB Day 2014 in English was Reach The 3 Millions. FIND. TREAT. CURE TB. The Bengali was  যক্ষ্মার সেবা সবার তরে, পৌছে দেব ঘরে ঘরে |

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Tuberculosis is a Notifiable Disease in Bnagladesh

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoH&FW), Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh declares Tuberculosis a Notifiable Disease

Tuberculosis is a major public health problem in Bangladesh. Huge number of  people suffer from Tuberculosis every year. Still, a substantial number of patient  died from TB.
Moh&FW notify Tuberculosis as a Notifiable Disease

Sunday, March 31, 2013

Bangladesh celebrates World TB Day 2013

Dr. Ahmed Parvez Zabeen (5th from right), Public Health Specialist is participating in the World TB Day, 2013 rally.




A colorful rally brought out on the World TB Day 24 March, 2013 in the morning. The rally started from the front of National Museum, Shahbagh, Dhaka and ended in front of Doel Intersection, Dhaka parading through different streets of the cities. Carts, rickshaws (local vehicles) and microphone were used to inform people about Tuberculosis (TB) and creates demands for TB Services in the country. 

The theme of the World TB Day 2013 in English was STOP TB in my life time and in Bengali was যতদিন বাঁচব, যক্ষ্মাকে রুখব |