Asia Secretariat

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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  • Child immunization in Bangladesh is very much successful. It has reduced the death by the vaccine preventable diseases. It has reduced infant and neonatal mortality. It has significant achievement in comparison with other South Asian countries. This is made possible by the implementation of the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI). Let’s see a…[Read more]

  • Md.Ruhullah Siddiqy posted an update in the group Group logo of BangladeshBangladesh 1 week ago

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) places South Asia and the Coastal Region of Bay of Bengal among the regions most vulnerable to climate change in the world. Cyclone frequency during November and May over the North Indian Ocean has increased two-fold in the last 122 years (Singh, Khan, and Rahman, 2000). Bangladesh and India…[Read more]

    • Very information post.

    • This is alarming to us. Though Bangladesh has experience to manage the natural calamity like storm, flood but still there is lack awareness among the mass people, so this is the appropriate time to take necessary initiatives for increasing awareness.

  • Aminul Islam posted an update in the group Group logo of BangladeshBangladesh 1 week, 1 day ago

    Md Mizanur Rahman, who founded an organisation to support those with physical disabilities, and Shougat Nazbin Khan, the founder of a digital school for the rural poor, have made it on the list of “Forbes 30 Under-30 Asia: Social Entrepreneurs”. Details: http://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2017/04/15/two-bangladeshis-make-forbes-30-under-30-asia-list


    • Congratulations to these young Leaders for their innovative initiatives. Their contributions have made us proud in International Platform.

  • Chinwe Obi posted a new activity comment 2 weeks ago

    The risk of maternal and newborn death is highest during labor, delivery and the first 24 hours after delivery. Where women are, when they deliver, who is attending them and how quickly women and the newborn are transported to referral level can make the difference between life and death. Having a child remains one of the most serious health risks…[Read more]

  • Chinwe Obi posted a new activity comment 2 weeks ago

    The risk of maternal and newborn death is highest during labor, delivery and the first 24 hours after delivery. Where women are, when they deliver, who is attending them and how quickly women and the newborn are transported to referral level can make the difference between life and death. Having a child remains one of the most serious health risks…[Read more]

  • In recognition of World Health Day 2017, focusing on Depression, the World Health Organization Regional Office for South-East Asia has just published a new journal issue looking at new paradigms in prevention and care for depression and suicide. http://www.searo.who.int/publications/journals/seajph/issues/whoseajphv6n1/en/


  • Jenna Groman posted a new activity comment 2 weeks, 5 days ago

    Thank you for sharing! The WHO has also released a publication addressing the mental health status of adolescents in South-East Asia: http://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/254982

  • Aminul Islam posted an update in the group Group logo of BangladeshBangladesh 1 month ago

    According to the United Nations World Water Development Report 2017, Bangladesh is among the countries with the lowest level of wastewater treatment in the Asia Pacific region, the country treats only 17 percent of its wastewater. The report said, by 2050, soil salinity in the country is projected to increase by an average of 26 percent, with…[Read more]

  • Bukola Toriola posted an update in the group Group logo of NigeriaNigeria 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    The mNutrition project aims to improve the nutritional status of more than three million people in Africa and South Asia, primarily women and children, by helping them to access nutrition-based agricultural and health information using mobile technology.
    This will be implemented in 14 countries – Bangladesh, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, India, Kenya, M…[Read more]


  • This report was presented at the Fifth South Asian Conference on Sanitation in
    Kathmandu, Nepal on 22–24 October 2013 by World Health Organization Regional Office for South-East Asia and United Nations Children’s Fund Regional Office for South Asia. This report talks about the need and importance of WASH is school.