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.

August 29, 2021
August 29, 2021

Covid Testing at Govt Facilities: Result backlog a cause for alarm

Medics took Asma Begum’s nasal swab at a hospital in Sirajganj to get her tested for coronavirus on August 10. But the 55-year-old woman has yet to formally get the result.

August 20, 2021
August 20, 2021

Covid Field Hospital: BSMMU slows down expansion as virus infection drops

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University authorities have slowed down the expansion of their Covid-19 field hospital as fewer new cases are being detected in recent days.

August 6, 2021
August 6, 2021

Fight Against Covid: Govt failing to engage people

Lack of instructions from government high-ups and coordination between different government bodies has left in a shambles the move to ensure community engagement in the fight against Covid-19.

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Delta on the rampage

About 44 percent of the Covid deaths and around 40 percent of the infections so far were recorded in less than three months after the detection of the Delta variant in the country on May 8, shows...

July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

Hospitals stare at tougher time

The Covid pandemic has entered a phase where hospitals across the country are being pushed to their limits.

July 15, 2021
July 15, 2021

Hospitals stretched to breaking point

As the Delta variant continues to spread and the number of critical coronavirus patients keeps rising in hospitals, the country faces the bleak prospect of running out of Covid-dedicated beds,...

July 12, 2021
July 12, 2021

Delta rages on through lockdown

Officials reported 230 deaths from Covid-19 yesterday, the highest ever single-day toll in the country, which is facing a bleak reality as the prevalence of the more contagious Delta variant...

July 7, 2021
July 7, 2021

Nasal cannula crisis now proving fatal

The deaths of at least 16 Covid-19 patients at hospitals across the country last week, reportedly due to a shortage of oxygen, shone a light on the extent of the oxygen crisis.

July 6, 2021
July 6, 2021

Covid deaths galloping

The country continues to reel from the second wave of the pandemic as Covid-19 cases and deaths are rising on a daily basis.

July 3, 2021
July 3, 2021

Public Hospitals in Districts: Oxygen supply under stress

Medical oxygen supply to public hospitals in at least two divisions has come under severe strain as its demand doubled amid a surge in Covid patients requiring the life-saving gas over the past few...