Health & Nutrition

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application/pdfSPRINGProject brief of SPRING (Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally)07/03/2017147KB
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/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheetSummary BudgetSummary Budget _HIV12/02/201732KB
application/pdfUniversal Health Coverage in BangladeshThe report was commissioned as part of a Save the Children’s Global Report first steps: Strengthening Primary Healthcare for Universal Health Coverage to promote primary healthcare as the first step toward UHC. The objectives of this research were to promote understanding of the health policy environment in Bangladesh, to explore ongoing work toward UHC, barriers, challenges, and commitments by different stakeholders.11/02/20182MB
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/pdfWorld Pneumonia Day 2019 in BangladeshPneumonia is the world’s leading infectious killer of children, claiming the lives of more than 800,000 children under the age of five every year, more than 2,000 every day. This deadly disease claimed the lives of 12,000 children under the age of five in 2018- that is one child every hour. Through Universal Health Coverage and equitable access to quality primary health care it is possible to prevent, diagnose and treat pneumonia. Global Action Pan for Pneumonia and Diarrhea (GAPPD) aim to end two major preventable deaths by 2025, targeting to bring deaths from pneumonia to 3 per thousand live births for under 5. Although Bangladesh has made commendable progress through its’ Expanded Program of Immunization, there is still 4 per 1000 live births, under five mortality rate due to pneumonia in 2018.25/06/20202MB
application/pdf​Enhanced Management of Pneumonia in Community (EMPIC)Project brief of EMPIC-​Enhanced Management of Pneumonia in Community07/03/2017150KB
application/pdf​MAMI-Management of Acute Malnutrition in Infants​Project brief of ​MAMI-Management of Acute Malnutrition in Infants​07/03/2017153KB
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