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Superstition’ prevents action against children drowning in Bangladesh

The lives of thousands of children who drown in Bangladesh every year could be saved by encouraging people to put aside superstitions that view the deaths as “God’s will”, a study has found. Drownings have become the leading cause of death in children under the age of 18, numbering around 18,000 a year since 2005, yet such deaths are ... MORE

Baseline study findings of maternal, adolescent and reproductive health in tea gardens of Bangladesh

On 12 December 2016, Health Economic Unit of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has been organized a national dissemination meeting on baseline study findings of maternal, adolescent and reproductive health in tea gardens of Bangladesh at CIRDAP auditorium on 2.00 pm.  Md. Asadul Islam, Director General, Health ... MORE

Intervention at the marginalized population of tea gardens

  Intervention at the marginalized population of tea gardens has been appreciated in the quarterly review meeting of UNFPA, Bangladesh 20 November 2016:  A quarterly progress review meeting of UNFPA supported reproductive health during July to September 2016 programme was organized at the MIS conference room of DGHS, Dhaka. The meeting ... MORE

Roundtable on “Child injury prevention and policy development”

The Centre for Injury Prevention and Research, Bangladesh (CIPRB) organised a roundtable titled “Child Injury Prevention and Policy Development" on 7 November 2016 at the Press Club, Dhaka. Mr. Mohammed Nasim MP, Honorable Minister, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh thanked ... MORE

Filariasis elimination programme in Bangladesh

Bangladesh filariasis elimination programme and Centre for Injury Prevention and Research, Bangladesh (CIPRB) presented successes of MDA, TAS & MMDP activities on 5 October 2016 at Liverpool School of Tropical medicine (LSTM) MORE

Social autopsy as an intervention tool in the community to prevent maternal and neonatal deaths: experiences from Bangladesh

Social autopsy as an intervention tool in the community to prevent maternal and neonatal deaths: experiences from Bangladesh To read the full paper please visit the link http://www.ciprb.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/2016_June_MDSR_Social-autopsy-_-MDSR-Action-Network.pdf MORE