Health & Nutrition

Tuesday 22 November 2016

Baniachong Health Centre Raises Hope for 25,000 People

It is very painful that my dream to be a mother did not come true. I lost my baby only because of unattended birth at home last year," Rezina Begum, now at her 25, said this while expressing her sorrow. Despite having such a painful tale in her life, Rezina is now happy to see the newly-constructed North East Baniachong Union Health & Family Welfare Center. She expressed her hope that no mother would have the same fate of Rezina.

Friday 11 November 2016

Global Handwashing Day Observed

Save the Children in Bangladesh observed this year's Global Handwashing Day in Dhaka and Meherpur.

Wednesday 9 November 2016

Country Director joins in a local citizens’ hearing on health

As part of its Every Last Child campaign, Save the Children has been working towards engaging communities at the local, national and international level. One of the medium is citizens’ hearing.

Tuesday 8 November 2016

Kangaroo Mother Care for Low-Birth-Weight Infants in Dhaka

Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) is an effective way to meet baby's needs for warmth, breastfeeding, protection from infection, stimulation, safety and love. Mother acts as an incubator as kangaroo and put low birth infant vertically in between the chest for warming.

Sunday 30 October 2016

Advantages of Oral Substitution Therapy shared with stakeholders

Save the Children in collaboration with Department of Narcotics Control (DNC), National AIDS/STD Control Program (NASP), icddr,b and CARE Bangladesh organized a national advocacy workshop titled “Continuation and Scale up of Oral Substitution Therapy (OST) in Bangladesh” on October 19, 2016 at the conference hall of Department of Narcotics Control (DNC) in Dhaka.