Thursday 7 February 2019

Pneumonia: the forgotten killer of children in Bangladesh

Pneumonia is one of the leading killers of children under 5 in Bangladesh. The deadly disease took the lives of over 16,000 children under the age of 5 in 2016- that is close to two deaths every hour. In order to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and reach the ‘3 per 1000 live births target of death rates under 5 by 2025’, as envisaged under the Global Action Plan for Pneumonia & Diarrhoea (GAPPD), we cannot have children be left behind.

Monday 4 February 2019

Learn about Urban Risks through Play

To make learning interesting, a game was organized with an aim to raise awareness on disaster risk reduction on 17th January 2019 at Ali Ahmed Chunka Auditorium in Narayanganj. A total of 200 Urban Community Volunteers (UCVs) participated in the event among which 20 were given prize for their knowledge and understanding on UCV Guideline.


Monday 4 February 2019


“We are surrounded by different hazards as Savar is an industrial zone. When Rana Plaza building collapsed, it was the neighborhood people who responded first and came to rescue the people stuck inside. If these people were trained, the search & rescue could have been done more efficiently. I hope PROYASH II project will help us strengthen such capacity.” said Hazi Md. Abdul Gani, Mayor, Savar Municipality, in a MoU signing ceremony between Save the Children in Bangladesh, Social and Economic Enhancement Programme - SEEP and Savar Municipality.

Monday 4 February 2019

Creating demand for Midwifery Led Care


Written by, Dr. Fatema Begum, Clinical Mentor, Moulvibazar

Monday 4 February 2019

Student Midwives getting learning opportunity to handle critical cases at Rajshahi medical college hospital


Written by Dr. Tamanna Nusrat Eshika, Clinical Mentor, Rajshahi