• Aminul Islam posted an update in the group Group logo of BangladeshBangladesh 4 days, 7 hours ago

    According to the Quantum Foundation (NGO), Bangladesh needs over half million bags of blood in every year but only 25 percent comes from blood donors. On January 13, 2017, the foundation invited around 200 voluntary donors who have donated blood from 10th to 25th times to acknowledge their efforts donation blood to save someone’s life or help in s…

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  • A video on Maternal Health Education is available for pregnant mothers in Bangla language and was produced by JICA, DASCOH, SRC and Community Based Health Care (CBHC) of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), Bangladesh.

    The video is in five parts. This video is the first part.

     

    The other…[Read more]

  • Aminul Islam posted an update in the group Group logo of BangladeshBangladesh 1 week, 5 days ago

    Bangladesh Health Bulletin 2016 has been published by the Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Health Bulletin published yearly is recognized as a useful document for all in the health sector, ranging from scholars, policy-makers and planners to the health managers and field workers and SBCC professionals.…[Read more]

  • Aminul Islam posted an update in the group Group logo of BangladeshBangladesh 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    The measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine is recommended for all children. It protects against three potentially serious illnesses. MMR is a two-shot series of vaccines usually given during childhood. A child should receive the first shot when s/he is between 12-15 months, and the second when s/he is between 4-6 years of age. To know more,…[Read more]

  • Aminul Islam posted an update in the group Group logo of BangladeshBangladesh 2 weeks, 6 days ago

    Heart failure drug shows promise in human trial. Heart failure patients have weakened hearts, but researchers say an experimental drug used for the first time in humans may repair heart cells and improve heart function. To know more, visit -…[Read more]

  • Aminul Islam posted an update in the group Group logo of BangladeshBangladesh 3 weeks, 4 days ago

    An experimental Ebola vaccine called rVSV-ZEBOV was highly protective against the deadly virus in a major trial involving 11,841 people in Guinea during 2015, according to the results published by The Lancet last week. Among the 5,837 people who received the vaccine, no Ebola cases were recorded 10 days or more after vaccination. To know more,…[Read more]

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

    Cancer vaccine PeptiCRAd, developed by Assistant Professor Vincenzo Cerullo from the Faculty of Pharmacy, the University of Helsinki, will be the first ever customisable immunotherapy. A virus covered with peptides from cancer cells directs the body’s anti-viral immunity towards the tumour. It will be a new approach for treating cancer and the i…[Read more]

  • Community Clinic (CC) is a unique extension of Primary Health Care services to the doorsteps of rural people of Bangladesh. Community Clinic is the lowest tier health facility at primary level established throughout the country including very hard-to-reach, remote & isolated areas. Now it has become an integral part of health system in Bangladesh…[Read more]

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

    A strategic review report published on food security and nutrition, lead by a team of national experts and guided by a wide range of stakeholders across Bangladesh finds little success in nutrition while World Food Programme (WFP) attributes cycle of under-nutrition to early marriage. It is said that Bangladesh’s nutrition challenge remain far…[Read more]

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

    American International University Bangladesh (AIUB) organised a seminar on Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers of public health importance at AIUB auditorium. Prof Dr ABM Abdullah, Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) who attended as chief guest emphasised on the role of public health professionals to prevent viral…[Read more]

  • Abstract of my recently completed study; the title of the study is ‘Impact of Female Employment on Patriarchal Domination: A Case Study of Apparel Industry of Bangladesh’. I will go for publication soon:
    Bangladesh is moving from developing country to a middle income country. Lots of socio-economic factors are contributing towards the change. One…[Read more]

    • Thanks for sharing this update. I look forward to the finalized document – Women Empowerment is key for Economic development.
      I wish you success…

    • @khandoker The abstract is fascinating. Can you share this on the India page as well. This is trending in the Social development/communication space in India as well.

    • Thank you for sharing! I look forward to reading the final document.

    • Thank you all who have read the abstract. I am still still working to have a journal publication. Please advise/guide me to write a perfect article. Thanks again.

    • Apparel industry is one of the most promising job sectors especially for low literate women in Bangladesh and it plays a crucial role in contributing to women empowerment by getting them involved in regular job market. Women empowerment will enhance their life skills and foster self-esteem to take decision in family and society.

    • great study! thanks and congrats

  • Aminul Islam posted an update in the group Group logo of BangladeshBangladesh 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Smart Bangle for pregnant mothers.

    Grameen Intel Social Business Ltd. has developed digital bangle called ‘COEL’ which will protect the health of pregnant mothers and their unborn child, it will be available in the market in March, 2017 at an affordable price.

    COEL is a smart wearable bangle that provides pre-recorded messages for maternal hea…

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  • Thanks Jenna for placing the important query. In reference to author’s response facilities for detection of carriers are now available in many hospitals and private labs in Bangladesh. Looking forward to learn more from the author.

  • To prevent the transmission of the Thalassaemia pre-marriage counseling and blood test is very essential, particularly of those youth whose family history has the history. In India, I have seen few communities are having this problem.
    Their is also a need to counsel and educate all the community members about causes,sign symptoms and prevention…[Read more]

  • This is very interesting! Israt, the article you posted suggests that prevention programs that include screening of carriers and prenatal diagnosis have been effective in other countries to reduce the number of births of thalassaemic children. Are these interventions that are commonly available in Bangladesh?

  • Thalassemia is the most common inherited blood disorder passed to the children; it could be controlled by creating social awareness. According to experts, thalassemia is a silent killer of children and it spreads in Bangladesh for lack of awareness.
    Here is a statistical presentation on thalassaemia in Bangladesh conducted by Dr. Waqar Ahmed Khan,…[Read more]

  • Aminul Islam posted an update in the group Group logo of BangladeshBangladesh 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    The Population Council, an international NGO has released new findings from its operations research study titled “Strengthening Health and Family Welfare Centers for Providing Round-the-Clock Normal Delivery Services”. They provided technical assistance to the Directorate General of Family Planning, Bangladesh to implement an Operations Res…[Read more]

  • Aminul Islam posted an update in the group Group logo of BangladeshBangladesh 1 month, 4 weeks ago

    Centre for Cancer Prevention and Research (CCPR), is planning to introduce the ‘community oncology’ service in Bangladesh. Dr Md Habibullah Talukder Ruskin, a cancer epidemiologist of the National Institute of Cancer Research and Hospital (NICRH) and coordinator of the CCPR, said, they would initially set up ‘Early Cancer Detection Centre’ in si…[Read more]

  • It would be a groundbreaking step to control the multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB).

  • Bangladesh would shorten the treatment of the multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) to nine months from 24 months starting from January 2017. Dr Md Mojibur Rahman, National Programme Officer of the National Tuberculosis Programme said, “We got the WHO’s approval in May 2016. The new course will be shorter and cheaper, and this will open a new…[Read more]

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