Health & Nutrition

Tuesday 30 January 2018

Is Bangladesh too posh to push?

A surgical operation for delivering a child by cutting through the wall of the abdomen of pregnant mothers with severe delivery complications is called Cesarean Section (CS). It is a lifesaving intervention.

Sunday 21 January 2018

‘HIV/AIDS touches every one of us’

With an appeal to ensure the rights of the people who are affected by or living with HIV/AIDS, Save the Children observed the world aids day under the global theme ‘Right to Health’.

Thursday 18 January 2018

Nijhum Dwip looks forward to a healthy future

“I would deliver at home as I did before,“ Shaheena said when she was asked what she would do if the health center were not there.

Wednesday 25 October 2017

Jahanara Akter : “Doing whatever it takes”

Bangladesh has made tremendous progress in healthcare, but what does that mean to the most deprived communities? Despite its achievements, the harder to reach areas are still lagging behind, the poorer are lagging behind the richer, and women are lagging behind men.

Tuesday 17 October 2017

Scale up of Electronic Management Information System launched

Bangladesh health sector moved another step closer to digitalizing its information systems. The government is taking the Electronic Management Information System (eMIS) to five districts after its pilot run in Habiganj and Tangail.