Bangladesh population

cyclones will expose 200% more population to damage: study | Hyderabad News

HYDERABAD: As Cyclone Asani threatens the east coast, a study by the University of Bristol shows that future cyclones hitting the Bay of Bengal will expose 200% more people to cyclone damage and flooding. They will also be more devastating in nature. Andhra Pradesh, with a coastline stretching about 1,000 km, is the most exposed […]

Bangladesh population

Saint-Louis seeks to increase its population with Afghan refugees

ST. LOUIS – Inamullah Niazai sits on the front porch of his red brick home in St. Louis and smiles at the bustle of activity around him – his mother and father chatting in the front yard, his two young daughters munching on chocolate ice cream bars. “Anything is possible here,” said 23-year-old Niazai. “We […]

Bangladesh population

World population density by latitude

Map Explained: Key Facts About Ukraine The modern state of Ukraine was formed nearly 30 years ago after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. Since then, the country has often made headlines due to political instability and the imminent threat of a Russian invasion. In the graphic map above, we look at Ukraine […]

Bangladesh population

Final evaluation of the project: Improving WASH services for the Myanmar refugee population in Camps 15 (Jamtoli) and 16 (Potibonia), Ukhiya Upazila, Cox’s Bazar – Bangladesh

ABSTRACT Applying both quantitative and qualitative tools and approaches, the final assessment was conducted in February 2022. It covers 415 respondent households from Camps 15 and 16 – data collection done with tablets in KoBo. The samples were drawn systematically. First, the sample size was determined according to the most common statistical formula.The objectives of […]

Bangladesh population

BBS and Robi team up for the first digital population census

The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) has selected leading digital service provider Robi as the digital connectivity provider to conduct the country’s first-ever digital census. BBS will conduct the Sixth Population and Housing Census digitally from June 15-21. The Project Manager for the 2022 National Population and Housing Census, Md Dilder Hossain, and Robi Commercial […]

Bangladesh population

BBS and Robi team up for a digital population census

The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) has chosen Robi as the digital connectivity provider to conduct the country’s first-ever digital population census. The BBS will conduct the sixth population and housing census digitally from June 15 to June 21, 2022, a press release said. To this end, Md Dilder Hossain, Project Manager for the 2022 […]

Bangladesh population

Dubai unemployment rate at just 0.5% as population crosses 3.5million mark – Reuters

Population increase is attributed to an influx of foreigners Published: Thu 21 April 2022, 18:15 Dubai’s population passed the 3.5 million mark in April, according to the latest data from the Dubai Statistics Centre. Data showed the emirate’s population has grown by more than 100,000 since 2020, despite the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. The […]

Bangladesh population

Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in population living in high and low density gradient areas in Dhaka, Bangladesh

This article was originally published here Too Med Infect Dis. 2022 Mar 25;7(4):53. doi: 10.3390/tropicalmed7040053. ABSTRACT Community transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in densely populated countries has been a concern since the start of the pandemic. Evidence for community transmission of SARS-CoV-2 based on population density gradient and socioeconomic status (SES) is limited. In June-September 2020, we […]

Bangladesh population

Population census of June 15, digitally

The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) is set to conduct its sixth population and housing census digitally for the first time from June 15-21. The BBS made the announcement during a press briefing at the National Economic Council yesterday. For all the latest news, follow the Daily Star’s Google News channel. “Around 3.7 lakh surveyors […]

Bangladesh population

The tropics are experiencing an increase in population and pollution

The world is experiencing a boom in megacities. According to the United Nations, there are currently around 30 urban areas in the world with populations greater than 10 million, mainly in Southeast Asia, Africa and the Middle East. The UN expects the number of these so-called megacities to increase over the next decade, especially in […]

Bangladesh population

The country’s first digital population and housing census project has been reduced by Tk186.11C

For the first time in its history, the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) is going to launch the Population and Household Census 2022 project in a digital system or the Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI) method. In addition, the latest Geographic Information System (GIS) method will be used in this census for the very first […]

Bangladesh population

Government concerned about rapid growth of Rohingya population in Bangladesh camps

The government is concerned about the rapid growth of the Rohingya population in the Cox’s Bazar camps with an average of 35,000 new births registered each year in the families of forcibly displaced Burmese nationals and refugees in Bangladesh. The issue was discussed at a meeting of the “National Coordination, Management and Policing Committee for […]

Bangladesh population

Cuba covers 89.6% of the population vaccinated against Covid-19

According to statistics from April 8, the Minsap informed that a total of 35,519,808 doses of the local vaccines Soberana 02, Soberana Plus and Abdala have been administered so far. The first dose was administered to at least 10,642,040 citizens, including those recovering from Covid-19 (a disease caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2), who received a […]

Bangladesh population

World News | Nepal rolls out typhoid vaccine for population under 15

Kathmandu [Nepal]Apr 08 (ANI): Nepal has launched a new immunization campaign by introducing Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine (TCV) in the routine immunization program targeting people aged 15 months to 15 years. The typhoid vaccination campaign has started with the support of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations International Children’s Fund […]

Bangladesh population

95% of the target population fully vaccinated: Ministry of Health

According to the country’s population, more than 75% of the population have been vaccinated against Covid-19, according to the minister A B April 08, 2022, 10:50 p.m. Last modification: April 09, 2022, 11:50 a.m. File photo of Health Minister Zahid Maleque. “> File photo of Health Minister Zahid Maleque. 95% of the target population has […]

Bangladesh population

Bangladesh: Population Movement Operation Update Report, Emergency Appeal No. MDRBD018 (EPoA Update No. 13) – Bangladesh

Operation Update Summary The Population Movement Operation (PMO) completed its five years of operation in December 2021. This operation update is a comprehensive 5-year report for the period March 2017 to December 2021 reflecting the legacy phase of the PMO and serving as a means of transition to the new revised Emergency Appeal for 2022-2024. […]

Bangladesh population

Nearly everyone in the world breathes harmful air, says WHO

Almost every person on the planet is exposed to air pollution that exceeds safe limits, the World Health Organization has warned as it launched a new air quality database. Ninety-nine percent of people were breathing air that sometimes or always exceeded harmful levels, the health body said on Monday, highlighting the urgent need to reduce […]

Bangladesh population

Almost everyone in the world breathes polluted air, says WHO

99% of the people on Earth breathe air containing too many pollutants, the World Health Organization said on Monday, blaming poor air quality for millions of deaths each year. New data from the United Nations health agency has shown that all corners of the globe are dealing with air pollution, although the problem is much […]

Bangladesh population

“Where Muslim population is larger, SC/ST reservation is over”, Sudhanshu Trivedi gives example of Kashmir-UMA

New Delhi: Recently, the central government had filed an affidavit telling the Supreme Court that state governments in states where Hindus have small populations can grant them minority status. Since then, the debate on the Minority Policy Amendment has begun. A televised debate on the same issue saw heated arguments between BJP Rajya Sabha member […]

Bangladesh population

Prevalence of blindness and its determinants in the Bangladeshi adult population: results of a national cross-sectional survey

This article was originally published here BMJ open. 2022 Apr 1;12(4):e052247. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-052247. ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of blindness and its determinants in the Bangladeshi adult population. STUDY DESIGN: A population-based cross-sectional survey conducted at the household level with national representation. Samples were drawn from the 2011 […]

Bangladesh population

Covid pandemic fueled 2021 population decline in 73% of US counties

The toll of the Covid-19 pandemic resulted in a natural decline last year in the population of nearly three-quarters of U.S. counties compared to the previous two years, the census bureau said Thursday. More than 73% of U.S. counties experienced a natural decline, or excess of deaths over births, compared to 55.5% in 2020 and […]

Bangladesh population

US calls crackdown on Rohingya Muslim population in Myanmar ‘genocide’

The violent crackdown on the predominantly Muslim Rohingya population in Myanmar amounts to genocide, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Monday, a statement intended to both generate international pressure and lay the groundwork for possible action in justice. Authorities made the decision based on confirmed accounts of mass atrocities against civilians by the […]

Bangladesh population

More than a third of Cambodia’s population will be urbanized by 2050, according to the World Bank

Cambodia’s urbanized population is expected to reach 36% by 2050, according to the World Bank. According to the bank’s estimates, “Cambodia’s rate of urbanization is lower than what can be expected for its GDP”. January 2021 figures from the data portal showed that Cambodia’s urbanized population stands at 24.5%, compared to a global urbanized population […]

Bangladesh population

100% of the population now under electric cover

Bangladesh has reached a new milestone as the government is about to announce that it has covered 100% of the population with electricity. “Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will officially announce it during a program on March 21,” Nasrul Hamid, state minister for electricity, energy and mineral resources, told reporters during a briefing. program at Bidyut […]

Bangladesh population

Covid-19: CDC says 98% of US population can ditch face masks – News

Earlier Thursday, the Biden administration said travelers are still required to wear masks on planes, trains and in transit centers Reuters file By Reuters Published: Fri 11 March 2022, 09:15 The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said late Thursday that about 98% of the US population lives in places where levels of […]

Bangladesh population

40% of people in Asia-Pacific cannot afford a healthy diet

Around 40% of the population living in Asia and the Pacific cannot afford a healthy diet, and in some regions the fight against hunger has seen setbacks rather than gains during the Covid-19 pandemic. Ahead of a four-day FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific (APRC) that Dhaka is hosting for the first time […]

Bangladesh population

The Three Ps: Pakistan, Population, Poverty

File photo. Tauseef Mustafa — AFP Without sustained efforts to introduce population control, Pakistan is unlikely to prosper in the way envisioned by Prime Minister Imran Khan. write everyday Dawn on February 2, columnist Zahid Husain linked Pakistan’s population to security, meaning the state might not last if the people living there are allowed to […]

Bangladesh population

More obstacles to the population census

The census, which provides comprehensive data on the entire population and its composition, is essential for policy-making. Photo: star/file “> The census, which provides comprehensive data on the entire population and its composition, is essential for policy-making. Photo: star/file After twice rejecting proposals to purchase 3.95 lakh tablet computers for the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics […]

Bangladesh population

BBS proposal to buy 3,95,000 Walton tabs for population census wins cabinet approval

The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) has secured approval to purchase 3,95,000 tablets, or tabs, from Walton Digi-Tech Industries Limited for around Tk 447 crore for the 2021 Population and Housing Census, all the country’s first digital census. The Cabinet Committee on Public Procurement approved the procurement proposal at its eighth meeting held on Thursday, […]

Bangladesh population

For Nature’s Sake: Reducing the Human Population to a Better World | Lifestyles

In the documentary “8 Billion Angels”, fishermen, farmers and scientists examine the impact of the human population on the ecosystems we all need to survive. The image is dark. Fishing is collapsing and industrial agriculture is devastating soil, water and forests. “We’re eating our way to extinction” is the title of another documentary showing at […]

Bangladesh population

70% of the population vaccinated, WHO target achieved

Bangladesh received an additional 10 million doses of Pfizer vaccine from the United States via Covax TBS Report February 28, 2022, 8:45 p.m. Last modification: February 28, 2022, 9:48 PM A long queue of female vaccine candidates waiting to be vaccinated in Demra Syndicate Ward No 4 of Pabna during a special vaccination campaign on […]

Bangladesh population

Health system impact of COVID-19 on the urban slum population of Bangladesh: a mixed-method rapid evaluation study

This article was originally published here BMJ open. 2022 Feb 23;12(2):e057402. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2021-057402. ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: Our objective was to rapidly assess the impact of COVID-19 on the health system in the urban slums of Bangladesh. DESIGN: Framework and participantsA cross-sectional survey of 476 households was conducted from October to December 2020 in five selected urban slums […]

Bangladesh population

Health Challenges of Bangladesh’s Aging Population

Hasnat M Alamgir | Published: February 23, 2022 9:33:10 p.m. | Update: February 28, 2022 9:06:26 p.m. According to estimates, the proportion of elderly people (over 60 years old) in Bangladesh will be 22% in 2050 with about 36 million people compared to 8% currently with about 13 million people. This suggests that for every […]

Bangladesh population

Rising incomes are more damaging to the environment than population growth |

the World population growth and sustainable development The report, launched on Wednesday, is the latest in a series on major demographic trends. The number of people on the planet has more than tripled since 1950 and could reach almost 11 billion by the end of the century, according to the study, which examines the links […]

Bangladesh population

The president’s focus on the population issue

As the country’s population is increasing at a rapid rate, putting a huge strain on available resources, President Dr Arif Alvi has taken it upon himself to highlight the problem of population explosion and this became evident when he had a detailed interaction with senior journalists highlighting the key role of the media. in the […]

Bangladesh population

As government aims to vaccinate entire population, two-thirds of Rohingya living in Bhasanchar are already vaccinated, South Asia News

The government and several NGOs are struggling to provide health care to Rohingyas who have been transferred to Bhasanchar from the Cox’s Bazar Rohingya camp in Bangladesh. It is a challenge to bring critically ill patients from the island to any hospital on the mainland. The number of births and deaths in the last year […]

Bangladesh population

World Disability Summit 2022 | United Nations Population Fund

The International Disability Alliance (IDA), the Government of Norway and the Government of Ghana will host the second World Disability Summit, a global gathering to accelerate and mobilize efforts for the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), the principle of “Leaving no one behind” and building back […]

Bangladesh population

Transforming the Arab population from “job seekers” to “job creators”: how governments are promoting and supporting entrepreneurship

Event Summary February 14, 2022 Transforming the Arab population from “job seekers” to “job creators”: how governments are promoting and supporting entrepreneurship By Hezha Barzani On February 7, the Atlantic Council’s empowerME initiative hosted a virtual event on “Developing Ecosystems: How Middle Eastern Governments are Driving Entrepreneurship”. The event brought together the United Arab Emirates […]

Bangladesh population

75% of target population of Bangladesh vaccinated (minister)

Health Minister Zahid Maleque. — File photo. A total of 75% of Bangladesh’s target population has been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in the country, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said on Thursday. “Already 10 million doses of vaccine have been administered and 75% of the 12 million people have been placed on the vaccination programme,” he […]

Bangladesh population

Canada’s population growth doubles G7 rate due to record immigration

Canada’s population reached nearly 37 million in 2021, growing almost twice as fast as the world’s other largest developed economies thanks to record immigration, the national statistics office said Wednesday. “One thing that hasn’t changed in five years is that Canada remains the fastest growing country in the G7,” Statistics Canada said in a release […]

Bangladesh population

Fueled by immigration, Canada’s population growth doubles G7 rate

‘A handful of rice’ helps women keep Bangladesh’s indigenous community afloat DHAKA: When Doli Barman founded the first food bank in the village of Kawapara in northern Bangladesh two years ago, she wanted to ensure that her community would be free from hunger in times of crisis. The impoverished area of ​​Niamotpur in Naogaon district, […]

Bangladesh population

75% of the target population fully vaccinated

Seventy-five percent of the target population have been vaccinated against Covid-19 in the country, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said on Thursday. “Already 100 million doses of vaccine have been administered and 75% of people out of 120 million people have been placed on the vaccination programme,” he said during a program on the occasion of […]

Bangladesh population

In Pakistan’s hottest city, summers force half the population out

JACOBABAD: Every year, Mujeeb Rehman Kharani leaves his home in Jacobabad, in Pakistan’s southern province of Sindh, at the start of the summer season, joining tens of thousands of others who flee a city considered one of the hottest on earth. Between May and August, temperatures soar to 50 degrees Celsius and nearly half of […]

Bangladesh population

Entire Bangladeshi population to be vaccinated by December

All residents of the country will receive the two doses of vaccines and the booster against Covid-19 by December in line with the target, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said on Monday. “Bangladesh has been successful in its vaccination campaign. About 10 million people in the country have been vaccinated so far,” he said in an […]

Bangladesh population

The Christian population of Syria is reduced to almost nothing

02/06/2022 Syria (International Christian Concern) – The last Christian in Idlib, Michel Butros al-Jisri, 90, recently recalled the conflicts and war he has faced over the past few years that have driven out other Christians who lived by his side. The majority of the city’s residents left in 2015 when the opposition took control. Without […]

Bangladesh population

Vaccination of Qawmi Madrasa students, floating population will start tomorrow

The health directorate is ready to roll out the special Covid-19 vaccination campaign on Sunday for students at the Qawmi Madrasa and residents of the capital’s floating communities. A makeshift vaccination center will be set up at Kamalapur railway station in the capital to vaccinate the floating group from tomorrow afternoon, the Secretary of the […]

Bangladesh population

Remove penalty clauses from population control bill: BJP MP

The Rajya Sabha on Friday discussed a private bill on population regulation proposed by Rakesh Sinha of the Bharatiya Janata party. During the discussion, another BJP member, Vikas Mahatme, called for the removal of the penal clauses from the bill saying that if a family were penalized for more than two children, the third child […]

Bangladesh population

Population and Security – Journal

IT is a rapidly unfolding nightmare scenario. Yet the threat posed by the population explosion to national security is absent from our political discourse. Apart from a fleeting reference to population management, the seriousness of the problem is not sufficiently recognized in the recently launched Integrated National Security Policy (NSP). There is no clear strategy […]

Bangladesh population

All shocks and no therapy for an unhappy population – Groundviews

Photo courtesy of the Guardian A nation was promised prospects of prosperity and splendor and an estimated 6.9 million voters opted for it, subsequently providing a two-thirds parliamentary majority to implement the vision. Just over two years later, the reality is being experienced by everyone – shortages of everything from cooking gas to powdered milk […]

Bangladesh population

Refugees Push West Ridge’s Growing Asian Population

Emraan Mohamad Yakuv remembers being hit by freezing cold when he arrived from tropical Malaysia nearly eight years ago. As a child, he was one of thousands of refugees who fled Myanmar (formerly known as Burma). Many went to Thailand, then to Malaysia. Some, years later, settled in the United States. Yakuv, who is Rohingya, […]

Bangladesh population

Uttarakhand assembly elections 2022: Sitarganj, home to a large Bengali population, braces for a three-way contest | Dehradun News

RUDRAPUR: The Sitarganj assembly constituency, which is dominated by Bengali voters who had migrated from Bangladesh in 1971, is likely to witness a three-way contest this time. According to Election Commission data, Sitarganj constituency has 1.25 lakh voters from diverse backgrounds. A majority of voters are from the Bengali community (50,000), followed by those from […]

Bangladesh population

Asian nations will see their population decline – Red Deer Advocate

In population policy, the magic number is 2.1. This is the “replacement level”: if a country’s fertility rate (the average number of children a woman has in her lifetime) is 2.1, then the country’s population will remain stable . Above this number, it begins to grow; below 2.1, it eventually drops. And something really important […]

Bangladesh population

Population growth is declining across Asia

Gwynne Dyer is a Canadian journalist and commentator on international affairs. OPINION: In population policy, the magic number is 2.1. This is the “replacement level”: if a country’s fertility rate (the average number of children a woman has in her lifetime) is 2.1, then the country’s population will remain stable . Above this number, it […]

Bangladesh population

Demographic time bomb: can it be avoided?

Recently, a political debate workshop was organized on population by a political institute where my recommendations were not integrated into the final draft. Therefore, we sought to write about it independently to alert the world to the demographic time bomb in the South Asian region. Although it is difficult to overcome this problem, it is […]

Bangladesh population

Tiger Range Ministers Reiterate Commitment to Increase Tiger Population and Adopt KL Joint Statement | Malaysia

The Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources said in a statement today that the TRCs have also adopted the Kuala Lumpur Joint Declaration on Tiger Conservation, which emphasizes shared commitments to conservation of the tiger. — Photo by Twitter/Bernama KUALA LUMPUR, 21 January – Ministers and senior officials from 13 Tiger Range Countries (TRCs) expressed […]

Bangladesh population

The government is now aiming to sting 70% of the population

Bangladesh now plans to inoculate 70% of its population with the Covid-19 vaccine – up from 80% originally planned – in line with the World Health Organization’s target. In October, the WHO set a target for countries to vaccinate 70% of their population by mid-2022, and according to projections made by Our World in Data, […]

Bangladesh population

Asia-Pacific: only 5% of the region’s population owns 70% of its total wealth

Asia-Pacific, Featured, Food and Agriculture, Featured, Poverty and SDGs, TerraViva United Nations Poverty and the SDGs Credit: Amantha Perera/IPS MADRID, Jan 18, 2022 (IPS) – The Asia-Pacific region is experiencing growing inequality while recording impressive economic growth and poverty reduction. These strong inequalities persist in the region, with almost 2 out of 4 people still […]

Bangladesh population

Business News | Stock and Equity Market News | Financial News

Search mutual fund quotes, news, net asset values HCL Technician INE860A01027, HCLTECH, 532281 TataTeleservice INE517B01013, TTML, 532371 CDS INE467B01029, SDC, 532540 Suzlon Energy INE040H01021, SUZLON, 532667 HFCL INE548A01028, HFCL, 500183 Search mutual fund quotes, news, net asset values HCL Technician INE860A01027, HCLTECH, 532281 TataTeleservice INE517B01013, TTML, 532371 CDS INE467B01029, SDC, 532540 Suzlon Energy INE040H01021, SUZLON, […]

Bangladesh population

Population planning issues

While we were still bubbling with excitement at the announcement of the appointment of popular singer and social activist, Shehzad Roy, as Honorary Brand Ambassador for Population and Family Planning by the President of Pakistan as Chairman of the Population Task Force, the PPP President roared in the National Assembly that contraceptives were also on […]

Bangladesh population

32.53% of population fully immunized in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has been able to fully vaccinate 32.53 percent of its total population as of Thursday, according to data from the World Health Organization (WHO). A total of 85,187,677 people received a single dose while 56,168,790 people received both doses. Another 572,863 people received booster doses. First-dose recipients include 41,011,503 men and 41,041,427 women. Of […]

Bangladesh population

Why India’s population problem is not what you think

More babies were born in India in 2003 than any year before and after. Since then, each year the number of live births has been steadily declining. About 7 lakh fewer babies would be born in 2021 than in 2003, or 1,900 fewer children born each day. The country experienced another milestone in 2005. The […]

Bangladesh population

The housing crisis in the United States is only getting worse as the population shrinks

Falling populations in many cities mean more people are moving to fewer places where affordability will deteriorate, not improve Conor Sen, Bloomberg January 01, 2022, 3:50 p.m. Last modification: 01 January 2022, 15:54 Boise may be booming, but most other places are shrinking. Source: Bloomberg “> Boise may be booming, but most other places are […]

Bangladesh population

Fakirhat becomes the first upazila to strike 100% of the eligible population

Fakirhat, in Bagerhat district, overtook 494 other upazilas in the country to become the first where 100 percent of its eligible population received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine – a remarkable achievement at a time when countries around the world are struggling to convince people to get vaccinated against Covid. Fakirhat on […]

Bangladesh population

Half of the adult population is still unbanked

Economists call for better infrastructure and political support Featured activity report Wed Dec 29 2021 00:00 Last update on: Wed Dec. 29, 2021 01:47 AM Since financial inclusion is important for reducing poverty, the government should include the poor and women in digital financial services, one expert suggested. Photo: star / file “> Since financial […]

Bangladesh population

The two demographic megatrends that will shape the next decade

It’s shopping time. Many people, especially in the northern hemisphere, participated in Black Friday and Cyber ​​Monday in preparation for Christmas. For many, the 2021 shopping experience also reflects a return to normalcy in a time of endless waves of COVID-19 infections and lockdowns. Many department stores are located in cities, reflecting two megatrends that […]

Bangladesh population

50% of the country’s population will live in urban areas by 2041

At least 50% of the country’s population will live in urban areas by 2041, predicted Nazrul Islam, president of the Center for Urban Studies (CUS). “We previously predicted it would happen by 2045-2046, but now we believe it can happen by 2041 as the government has stepped up its urbanization efforts,” he said during a […]

Bangladesh population

Africa’s demographic boom is not synonymous with a demographic dividend

A few years ago, John Magufuli, the former president of Tanzania, urged women to “throw away their contraceptives” and “keep reproducing” to make their country strong. Magufuli, a Covid denier, is now dead – of the Covid. But his opinions endure. The idea of ​​limiting population growth in Africa is controversial, often for good reasons. […]

Bangladesh population

Half of the target population will be vaccinated with Covax vaccines, gifts

Some 34% of the 70% of the country’s population targeted for Covid vaccination will be inoculated with vaccines received at the Covax facility, gifts from different countries. The government of Bangladesh has so far reached an agreement for 32 crore doses of Covid vaccine – including purchase, gifts from China, India and other countries and […]

Bangladesh population

Challenge of meeting the needs of the aging population

Kazi Farzana Sharmin and Hasnat M Alamgir | Posted: Dec. 18, 2021, 9:00 p.m. The current median age of the population of Bangladesh is 27.6 years and within a decade it will grow to 31.6 years; this suggests continued demographic change, and the available evidence suggests that it will become more evident in the years […]

Bangladesh population

The rise of Islamic fundamentalism is the main reason for the decline of the Hindu population in B’desh

New Delhi, December 16 (IANS): A majority of Indians believe that the rise of Islamic fundamentalism in Bangladesh and better prospects in India are the main reasons for the decline of the Hindu population in Bangladesh since its independence in 1971, according to an IANS-CVoter snap poll. The national survey was conducted on the occasion […]

Bangladesh population

Disturbing delay in the population census

THE Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, as evidenced by the delay in the process of purchasing electronic tablets, will not be able to meet its deadline to complete the 2021 National Population and Housing Census. Last week, the BBS submitted a proposal for the third time to the Cabinet Committee on Government Procurement seeking approval for […]

Bangladesh population

United Nations Population Fund appeals for $ 835 million to support people in crisis

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has appealed for $ 835 million to help people in crisis. The goal is to reach more than 54 million women, girls and young people in 61 countries, with the Covid-19 epidemic and other challenges, according to reports. “It is crucial to understand that sexual and reproductive health treatments […]

Bangladesh population

Staten Island Asian Population by Neighborhood, Health Trends in City Report

STATEN ISLAND, NY – Data collected by the city’s health department shows, for the first time, health trends specific to certain subsets of the Asian Pacific Islander population (API) in the five boroughs. In addition to a breakdown of Chinese, Indian and other API subsets by neighborhood on Staten Island. The report, released Friday, breaks […]

Bangladesh population

COVID-19 vaccine reluctance among the adult population in Bangladesh: a nationwide cross-sectional survey

This article was originally published here PLoS One. Dec 9, 2021; 16 (12): e0260821. doi: 10.1371 / journal.pone.0260821. Electronic collection 2021. ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION: Studies related to COVID-19 vaccine hesitation are rare in Bangladesh, despite the growing need to understand the behavior of the population related to vaccination. Thus, the present study was conducted to assess […]

Bangladesh population

Experts: overloading Dhaka-based population leads to 6% drop in GDP

“The cost of traffic jams amounted to 2 to 3% of the GDP” Over-concentrated development and overflowing population in the capital have had a severe impact on Bangladesh’s gross domestic product (GDP), even slashing its growth by 6 percent or more, experts said at a conference recently. The findings were revealed during an article presentation […]

Bangladesh population

Development centered on Dhaka, population overload causes a loss of 6.0 pc of GDP

MUNIMA SULTANE | Posted: Dec. 03, 2021, 8:33 a.m. | Update: 03, 2021, 9:04:06 a.m. The heavily focused development on Dhaka city and population share is negatively impacting Bangladesh’s gross domestic product (GDP), slashing its growth by 6.0 percent or more, according to findings revealed Thursday during a BIDS conference. Such Dhaka-centric growth also reduces […]

Bangladesh population

Healthy food is not affordable for more than 40% of the population; resilient agriculture and supply chain could be the answer

Diversity can be a guiding principle for governments that includes sources of inputs, mixtures of production, product markets and supply chains, as diversity creates multiple pathways to absorb shocks. Connectivity multiplies the benefits: Well-connected agrifood networks overcome disruption faster by shifting supply sources and channels for transport, marketing, inputs and labor, according to the report. […]

Bangladesh population

Second vulture-safe drug offers hope for declining scavenger population in India

A second vulture-safe alternative to the veterinary medicine diclofenac could help large avian scavengers in South Asia. Scientists have been working to identify vulture-safe alternatives to diclofenac, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, since the drug was discovered in 2003 that the drug was the main cause of a catastrophic collapse of vulture populations in South Asia. […]

Bangladesh population

BJP-RSS pushes for population policy despite declining fertility rate

The latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS) released on Wednesday by the Union’s Health Ministry shows the country’s fertility rate, at 1.6% in urban areas and 2.1% in rural India is stabilizing, but this finding is unlikely to reduce the pressure for laws. for the control of the population by the RSS and in particular […]

Bangladesh population

Bangladesh | Population movement operation, Cox’s Bazar – Operational strategy (from January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2024) – Bangladesh

EVENT DESCRIPTION The population movement crisis that unfolded in 2016 resulted in the displacement of people from Rakhine, Myanmar, who crossed the border into Bangladesh. The situation continues today in the form of a protracted crisis due to the colossal number of internally displaced people – 896,879 people – who depend entirely on humanitarian assistance […]

Bangladesh population

UNFPA pledges to protect gender diversity in Bangladesh

Webinar participants to observe the first day of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence organized by Bandhu Social Welfare Society on Thursday, November 25, 2021 Courtesy UN agency will do everything to end gender-based violence, says senior official The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has urged the government to ensure protection for transgender […]

Bangladesh population

Why Prince William is wrong to attribute habitat loss to population growth in Africa

The Duke of Cambridge made new comments this week regarding the “pressure” placed on African wildlife by human populations. In a speech at the Tusk Conservation Awards on Monday, he said that “the increasing pressure on Africa’s wildlife and wilderness due to the human population presents a huge challenge for conservationists, as it is in […]

Bangladesh population

Population explosion

The world population in 1800 was only one billion, which by 2020 had grown to 7.8 billion people. It is expected that by 2100 the world population, if it increases at the same rate, could reach 10.9 billion. Edward O Wilson, a leading sociobiologist at Harvard University, says that with known underground deposits of all […]

Bangladesh population

Assam’s deportation campaign in India deepens insecurity for Muslim population in state

MUMBAI – A campaign to evict residents living on government land in northeastern Assam state has increased insecurity among the state’s Muslim population, activists say. rights. Ongoing deportations in the remote state gained national attention after two people were killed in September during one of the campaigns to expel 800 families, mostly Muslim, from Dhalpur, […]

Bangladesh population

Bangladesh plans to conduct population and housing census December 24-30

Planning Minister MA Mannan told Jatiya Sangsad on Sunday that the government planned to conduct the sixth population and housing census from December 24 to 30 this year. Responding to a question from ruling party deputy Mr. Abdul Latif (Chattogram-11), the minister said the government also has a plan to fully conduct the population and […]

Bangladesh population

Population facing extreme heat has tripled since 1983, analysis finds

Exposure to extreme heat tripled from 1983 to 2016 and now affects about a quarter of the world’s population, according to new data from Columbia University’s Climate School. Researchers averaged temperatures in more than 13,000 urban centers, according to a European Union database, to compare heat readings with population estimates. Almost half of these places […]

Bangladesh population

AJK is developing a population management plan to bring it to a sustainable level: Minister

Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Minister of Population Welfare Sardar Muhammad Hussain Khan said on Monday that alarming population growth in Pakistan and AJK has become one of the most challenging complicated for governments. MIRPUR (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – November 8, 2021): Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Minister for People’s Welfare Sardar Muhammad […]

Bangladesh population

COVID-19 Deaths Triggered By Common Gene In South Asian Population, Latest Study Finds

Scientists have discovered a gene that doubles the risk of respiratory failure and Covid-related death, which could explain why people of South Asian descent are more susceptible to the disease, according to a study published in the journal Genetics of nature. The gene, which affects how the lungs respond to infection, is the main genetic […]

Bangladesh population

Population boom in unstable Sahel could lead to wave of migration to Europe, report warns

On the one hand, more people mean more brilliant ideas. This means more university graduates, doctors, engineers, business people and farmers. But researchers at the Atlantic Council fear that the rate at which the population is increasing means that the Western Sahel is missing out on the so-called demographic dividend. The demographic dividend is a […]

Bangladesh population

REHAB: building height restrictions to control population density are impractical

Rajuk prepared a new 20-year DAP for 2016-2035, as the previous DAP, which covered 1,528 square kilometers of the metropolitan city of Dhaka, expired in 2015. MAHMUD HOSSAIN OPU Apartment prices will increase with RAJUK regulations, according to real estate association The proposed 2016-35 Detailed Area Plan (DAP) that the government will soon approve will […]

Bangladesh population

RSS calls for a population policy to celebrate 75 years of independence

Dharwad, October 30 (UNI) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh General Secretary Dattatreya Hosabole said on Saturday that there should be a population policy in the country, and that it should be equally applicable to all strata of society. Speaking at a press conference on the last day of the three-day meeting of the Sangh’s All-India Executive Council […]

Bangladesh population

Almost a quarter of the population of Bangladesh received the first vaccine against Covid

FILE PHOTO: University of Dhaka student shows Covid-19 vaccination card after receiving first dose of Sinopharm vaccine at a temporary vaccination center at the university on Monday, October 4, 2021 Dhaka Tribune More than 20 million people fully vaccinated, according to official data Bangladesh has vaccinated nearly 25% of its population with at least the […]

Bangladesh population

China says 76% of the population received full doses of COVID-19 vaccines

Some 1.068 billion people have now been vaccinated with the required doses, out of a population of 1.412 billion, Mi said at a press briefing. The country administered 2.245 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines on Saturday, according to official data. China is giving boosters to adults whose last dose was at least six months old, […]

Bangladesh population

Movement sounds alarm over swelling non-tribal population in Rajabala

TURA, October 22: The AHAM, the central executive body (CEB), while expressing its concern at the radical change in non-tribal demographics and the possible presence of double voters in the district of Rajabala, urged the authorities concerned as well as the government to put in place a mechanism to control the influx of foreigners into […]

Bangladesh population

Marginalized population faces harassment in using government services: TIB

Marginalized people in the country face discriminatory attitudes in many cases when seeking government services and benefits, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) said today in a study. The study titled “Access of Marginalized Communities to Public Services: An Assessment of Accountability Mechanisms,” published in a webinar today, said the negative mentality of local public officials and […]

Bangladesh population

India is home to half of the world’s population vulnerable to deadly heat, new study finds

17 of the 50 cities most affected by heat stress are in India. | Photo credit: iStock images Highlights Researchers have found that more than half of the people on Earth facing life-threatening heat stress from climate change live in India. City dwellers in the world’s second most populous country have been the hardest hit […]

Bangladesh population

Bangladesh: Population Movement Operation Update Report, Emergency Appeal No. MDRBD018 (EPoA Update No. 12) – Bangladesh

Partners of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement currently actively involved in the BDRCS response: Movement partners support the response of the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) through the Emergency Appeal launched by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) or through bilateral agreements with the BDRCS, using a one-stop-shop […]