Moudud Ahmmed Sujan

A multimedia journalist with experience in in-depth reporting on health, environment, migration, labour rights and diplomatic issues. Starting as the Jahangirnagar University Correspondent of the Daily Sun newspaper in 2012, he worked in several Dhaka-based English-language newspapers. Currently, he is working as the Health Reporter of The Daily Star. In 2019, he won two awards from The Daily Star for two different reports. One was the "most-talked-about report'"on Antimicrobial Resistance while another was "The Best Series/Investigative Report" on jute factory workers. In the same year, he won the "Media Fellowship 2019", awarded by the family planning directorate of Bangladesh government.

January 12, 2022
January 12, 2022

Covid situation in bangladesh: Things can get out of hand fast

With the health directorate reporting 2,458 new Covid cases yesterday, the highest in four months, experts warned that the pandemic situation, fuelled by community transmission of Omicron variant,...

January 10, 2022
January 10, 2022

Covid-19 Cases: Not alarming yet, but it’s getting there

Everything is under control -- still. But the ticking hospital bed occupancy rate from the turn of the year presages a storm ahead, not too dissimilar from the one witnessed about six months ago.

January 7, 2022
January 7, 2022

10 new cases raise Omicron spectre

The government considers stepping up vaccine campaign, lowering the age limit for booster doses and preventing gathering of unvaccinated people at public places to contain the spike of Covid cases.

January 5, 2022
January 5, 2022

Omicron threat: It’s real and it’s looming

With new cases of Covid-19 rising steadily for four days, the country faces the bleak prospect of another wave of the coronavirus that might put the health care system under serious strain again,...

December 30, 2021
December 30, 2021

Better equipped now, worries still there

The major challenges for the healthcare sector of Bangladesh in 2021 was ensuring supply of Covid vaccines, inoculating a huge chunk of the population, and making sure the infected got beds, ICU...

December 5, 2021
December 5, 2021

Stopping Omicron Variant: Govt still sitting on experts’ advice

The government is yet to take any effective measures to prevent a possible surge in Covid-19 cases as per recommendations made by the National Technical Advisory Committee.

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

Alarm bells ring over new variant

The government is preparing to introduce travel bans on South Africa and other countries where the Omicron variant of coronavirus has been found.

November 27, 2021
November 27, 2021

Antibiotics Use In Poultry Farming: Resistant bacteria raises health alarm

Antibiotic overuse in poultry farming in Bangladesh is breeding the rise of “superbugs” that cannot be managed with traditional treatments, say multiple studies -- raising the stakes for the...

November 24, 2021
November 24, 2021

Antibiotics Overuse: Headed for a health calamity

Almost all clinically important and widely used antibiotics have lost their effectiveness by more than 50 percent, found a recent study -- a development that can leave the population defenceless...

November 19, 2021
November 19, 2021

Toilets continue to be a privilege

Sixty one percent of Bangladesh’s population still do not have access to safely managed toilet facilities, UN Water data suggests.