Asia Secretariat

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The Asia Springboard Secretariat supports activities and programming in the region, particularly in the priority countries of Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Vietnam.

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May 2016: The Asia Springboard Secretariat has launched!

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  • Shristi Rijal posted an update in the group Group logo of NepalNepal 3 days, 8 hours ago

    In 2015 the Ministry, the National Health Education Information Communication Center and the Family Health Division, with the support of the USAID Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) Nepal project, which is managed by Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Communication Program (JHU-CCP), launched a campaign titled ‘Parivar niyojan,…[Read more]

  • Just had a fruitful discussion with fellow countries from the Asia region ! Thank you for your suggestions @tjahan @isultana Looking forward to more such discussion in the future. !

    • Than you @sanjeetajhu ! This was the first ever Springboard regional meeting virtually held among the member countries. The purpose was to review progress of strategic implementation plan of each country in a group through a common online dashboard and examine the ways and means of coordination and collaboration between them to attract more…[Read more]

  • Idowu posted an update in the group Group logo of NigeriaNigeria 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    The best way to end violence against women & girls is to prevent it from happening in the first place by addressing its roots and structural causes. Prevention should start early in life by educating and working with young boys and girls promoting respectful relationships and gender equality. Awareness raising and community mobilization including…[Read more]

  • Sanjeeta Agnihotri posted an update in the group Group logo of IndiaIndia 2 months ago

    Outcome and dicussion from COP 7 India. Covered by ‘The Island’
    http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=155367

    The COP is the governing body of the Convention which meets regularly to review its implementation and take decisions necessary to promote its effective implementation. During the opening…[Read more]

  • Sanjeeta Agnihotri posted an update in the group Group logo of IndiaIndia 2 months, 1 week ago

    India is currently hosting the seventh session of the Conference of the Parties (COP7). It has brought together the WHO FCTC’s 180 Parties – which includes almost every country in the world, as well as regional economic integration organizations like the European Union.
    It is the first occasion that a COP meeting is being held in India and sig…[Read more]

  • The Problem: Poor Quality Malaria Medicine-The malaria community has made great strides in malaria case management, including improvements in prompt care-seeking, testing with rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) and treating with artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) – contributing to a 37 percent global reduction in malaria incidence and 60 p…[Read more]

  • Shristi Rijal posted an update in the group Group logo of NepalNepal 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    Asian Congress of Media and Communications (ACMC) 2016 was held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia from October 27-29, 2016. HERD team had represented in the event. Two of HERD’s papers based on two media projects were presented on it. The media papers have also been published as part of Conference Proceedings by ACMC 2016.

    To read/download the papers,…[Read more]

  • ikithomeimage

    Following the November 2 webinar, feel free to post any follow-up questions or comments for presenters and fellow attendees.

    Background:

    Improvements in malaria testing, prompt care-seeking and treatment with Artemisinin-based Combination Therapy (ACT) have contributed to a 37% global reduction in malaria incidence and 60% global r…[Read more]

  • Shristi Rijal started the topic Zika virus in the forum Group logo of NepalNepal 3 months ago

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned Zika infections are “highly likely” to keep spreading in Asia (http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-37615427) and we never know it may transmit in Nepal.It is really important for the health professionals to think for the prevention of Zika virus in the country by now and prepare some strategies. What c…[Read more]

  • Alive & Thrive is an initiative to save lives, prevent illness, and ensure healthy growth and development. Good nutrition in the first 1,000 days, from conception to two years of age, is critical to enable all children to lead healthier and more productive lives. Alive & Thrive is scaling up improved infant and young child feeding and maternal…[Read more]

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