Health & Nutrition

Tuesday 25 October 2016

Lakshmipur gets its first Special Care Unit for newborns

The first Special Care Newborn Unit (SCANU) was formally inaugurated in Lakshmipur District Hospital on October 19, 2016.

Wednesday 7 September 2016

Right Treatment at the Right Time

Sapna (18), wife of Sajedul, an auto rickshaw driver from a village in Daulatpur Upazila of Kushtia district, was taken to a nearby private clinic for her first delivery.

Wednesday 7 September 2016

Strengthened union health facilities could transform Bangladesh’s maternal and newborn health situation

Strengthening the union level health facilities could be key to achieving the country’s ambitious targets related to curbing maternal and newborn mortality rates while upcoming Health Nutrition Population Sector Program 2017-2021 must focus on strengthening the union level facilities, opined by Health Minister and other participants attending a national meeting on August 17, 2016. Mr. Mohammed Nasim, MP, Minister of Health was present as chief guest.

Sunday 4 September 2016

ToTs Were Organized for Health Professionals in Dhaka

Saving Newborn Lives program (SNL) of Save the Children and UNFPA recently in collaboration with Directorate General of Health services (DGHS) and Directorate of Nursing Services (DNS) has taken initiative to strengthen capacity of Midwives to ensure standard newborn health care.

Thursday 11 August 2016

Intervention with Adolescent Help Improve Attendance

Mosammat Shirina Akther used to miss classes during her menstrual period. Due to an intervention supported by Save the Children, situation has changed.