Health & Nutrition

application/pdfMaMoni Health Systems Strengthening​MaMoni Health Systems Strengthening​-Project brief07/03/20173MB
application/pdfWorking in Partnership to Achieve Sustainable Impact Bangladesh is one of the countries that has met the MDG4 target and also exceeded. Nonetheless, there is still a high proportion of children under 5 dying from preventable and manageable conditions. Save the Children set up a coalition with civil society actors in Bangladesh to advocate for the provision of the pneumococcal vaccine, working in unison to coordinate pneumonia advocacy work with the government (Ministry of Health and Family Welfare). Over the past 6 years, the coalition members and Save the Children have developed a Community Case Management (CCM) approach as well. The Pneumococcal vaccine is to be integrated in routine EPI and CCM approach and will be integrated into the next national Child Health Strategy. The coalition has been successful by working with the government and public mobilization efforts. This report encompasses the advocacy and partnership work that brought the vaccine in routine EPI and scaling up of CCM approach.02/08/20153MB
application/pdfNewsletter on MaMoni Health Systems Strengthening (HSS)Please find here our latest newsletter on MaMoni Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Project and read this issue to find out what MaMoni HSS has been up to, and the progresses being made in Bangladesh’s health systems in some hard to reach areas of the country. Have a look and share your valuable thoughts and feedback with us. 04/01/20163MB
application/pdfEngaging millions on the issue of Pneumonia in BangladeshWritten By: Tahrim Ariba Chaudhury Pneumonia, the Forgotten Killer has deprived millions of children under 5, the right to survive. Save the Children engages millions on profiling Pneumonia as the leading killer of children under 5 in Bangladesh. 16/05/20193MB
application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.documentFunding Request FormProposal of HIV Funding Request (re-iteration) to the Global Fund has been uploaded for your comments and feedback. Save the Children along with government is a Principle Recipient (PR) of the Global Fund. Before submitting this proposal to the Global Fund, Govt. would like to incorporate the comments and feedback if received. You can send your comments and feedback to the following email: by 30 August 2020. 30/08/20204MB
application/pdfImpact Story on Advocating for National Community Health WorWritten By: Tahrim Ariba Chaudhury. In Bangladesh child mortality has dropped from 65 deaths per 1000 live births in 2007 to 45 deaths per 1000 live births in 2017-2018. This huge reduction in numbers was only possible due to the contribution of the Community Health Workers (CHWs) who are the backbone of the entire health system, working tirelessly on the frontline, providing health services to the most vulnerable groups of population residing in the remote wetlands of Bangladesh. Commonly referred to as ‘doctor apas’, as a gesture of respect and love from the community, these frontline workers comprise of almost 50% of the total health workforce.02/06/20205MB
application/pdfStop Unnecessary C-Section Campaign Impact Story Bangladesh is facing a massive boom in the number of medically unnecessary cesarean sections. Between 2016 and 2018 the number of cesarean sections increased by 51% * costing patients $483 million per year, while the most vulnerable mothers are still left behind. Save the Children recognized this issue and launched, Stop Unnecessary C-Section campaign, working with like minded organizations to improve quality of health care in Bangladesh, while reducing the number of unnecessary cesarean sections.09/07/20206MB
application/pdfLessons from the Ground A Collection of Case Studies“The publication has put together examples of some innovative practices, particularly around Maternal, Newborn and Child Health issues in Bangladesh. The case studies offer useful lessons and insights that you may wish to flip through.14/01/201612MB
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