Health & Nutrition

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application/pdf Bangladesh commits to reduce child deaths from pneumonia Inadequate healthcare, malnutrition and air pollution are causing children to die from pneumonia, which killed on average one child every hour in Bangladesh in 2019. Government officials from Bangladesh committed to reaching global targets of reducing child pneumonia to 3 pneumonia deaths per 1000 live births in ‘Global Pneumonia Forum’. 09/02/2020574KB
application/pdfStop Unnecessary C-Section Campaign Impact StoryBangladesh 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 likeminded organizations to improve quality of health care in Bangladesh, while reducing the number of unnecessary cesarean sections. 02/02/20203MB
application/pdfChild Survival from Pneumonia in BangladeshSave the Children is working with a coalition of partners, known as Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses in advocating for actively contributing to child survival from pneumonia in Bangladesh, in collaboration with Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.19/05/2019775KB
application/pdfPneumonia: the Forgotten Killer of Children in BangladeshWritten By: Tahrim Ariba Chaudhury Pneumonia is one of the leading killers of children under 5 in Bangladesh. The deadly disease took the lives of over 16,000 children under the age of 5 in 2016- that is close to two deaths every hour. Save the Children in Bangladesh has committed to the Global Pneumonia Centenary Commitment and aims to convene a movement to tackle childhood pneumonia by supporting national advocacy and campaigning, providing technical support for innovative pneumonia treatments and techniques so that Every Last Child in Bangladesh is protected, prevented and treated from pneumonia. 19/05/2019653KB
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/pdfPrimary Health Care First: Strengthening foundation for UHCUniversal health coverage (UHC) promises a world in which all people have access to the health services, vaccinations and medicines they need, without risk of financial hardship. A world where the right to health is realised for the 400 million people who currently lack access to basic, primary health care. The global community has committed to work together to deliver UHC by 2030 under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The challenge now is to translate aspirations to UHC into achievements.11/02/20181MB
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/pdfBangladesh Health Inequity Impact StoryRemote areas in Bangladesh have the lowest access to healthcare and historically have been left behind. The Health Population and Nutrition Sector programme from 2017-2022 has adapted a mechanism which is contextual in nature and would address the most deprived and marginalized.07/02/20181MB
application/pdfFighting for Breath in BangladeshFighting for Breath in Bangladesh: A call to action on childhood pneumonia12/11/201785KB
application/pdfMaMoni Newsletter Issue 8, Jan-Mar 2017MaMoni Health System Strengthening Project Newsletter, Issue: 8, January - March 201709/07/2017898KB
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