Tuesday, 23 October 2018 00:00
The Effects of Reading Glasses on Labour Market Outcomes and Quality of Life: Evidence from Bangladesh Farzana Sherin, Kamrun Naher, Anita S. Chowdhury, Narayan Das Date: 25 October 2018; Time: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm; Venue: RED Conference Room  (15th Floor) Abstract In Bangladesh, Presbyopia or near vision problem is considered as an emerging public health concern, as one-fifth of its population are suffering from it. It is estimated that there are about 8.9 million Presbyopic .......
Sunday, 14 October 2018 00:00
Assessment of a Pilot Intervention of Community Component of BRAC Health Programme Anita Sharif Chowdhury and Md Belal Hossain of BRAC RED Date: 15 October 2018; Time: 10:00 am to 11:00 am; Venue: RED Conference Room (15 Floor)  Abstract BRAC has been implementing health and nutrition programnes over decades through community-based interventions in Bangladesh. BRAC health programme is currently exploring different models to sustain primary healthcare services in the community in .......
Tuesday, 11 September 2018 00:00
Creating Gender Responsive Branch Office: Assessment of an Intervention Rumana Ali, Samir Ranjan Nath,  Date: 12 September 2018; Time: 10:00 to 11:00 am; Venue: RED Conference Room, (15th Floor) Abstract BRAC, since its inception, has been working to establish gender equality both at organisational and community level. Along with different development programmes at the community level to change the oppressive cultural values and ideology, building-up the capacity of staff and .......
Thursday, 19 July 2018 00:00
The concluding seminar of the Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA) programme, will be held on 23 July 2018 from 10 am to 1:30 pm at the BRAC Inn Conference Room, Dhaka.LANSA, an international research partnership, funded by UKaid, has been working to study how agriculture and food-related interventions can be better designed to improve nutrition, particularly for children and adolescent girls in South Asia. BRAC as the Bangladesh partner of LANSA, undertook innovative .......
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 00:00
IDS Bulletin on Value Chains for Nutrition in South Asia launches on 7 February 2018 Malnutrition is everyone’s problem argues latest IDS bulletin As one in three people are affected, and virtually every country on this planet is facing a serious public health challenge due to malnutrition, the latest IDS Bulletin calls for actors from across sectors to work together to tackle the global epidemic. The causes for malnutrition are multiple, ranging from food insecurity to inadequate .......
Wednesday, 24 August 2016 00:00
Assessment of the Impact of Reading Glasses on Livelihood and Quality of Life in the Context of Rural BangladeshFarzana Sehrin and Anita Sharif ChowdhuryDate: 14 August 2016; Time: 10:00 to 11:00 am; Venue: RED Conference Room (15th Floor)Research Proposal PresentationAbstractClear vision is a precondition to remain economically productive and at the same time enjoy a quality life. One of the vision related emerging public health problems in Bangladesh is presbyopia, as one-fifth .......
Wednesday, 24 August 2016 00:00
R E D S E M I N A RImpact of BRAC WASH I Programme’s Implementation Services and Sustainability: Studies from 2007 to 2015Nepal C Dey, Tahera Akter, Ratnajit Saha and Mahmood ParvezDate: 11 August 2016; Time: 02:00 am to 03:30 pm; Venue: RED Conference Room (15th Floor)Research Findings PresentationAbstractThis post-end line study aimed to identifying the current status of access to water in terms of quantity and quality, sanitation and hygiene practices in WASH-I intervention .......
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 00:00
A follow-up Survey on Smoking in Rural Areas of BangladeshFahmida Akter, Umme Salma Mukta, Tridib Roy Choudhury and Md Mahfuzar Rahman, REDDate: 03 August 2016; Time: 10:00 to 11:00 am; Venue: RED Conference Room (15th Floor)Research Findings PresentationAbstract Despite the significant awareness regarding the prevention and control on smoking mediated health hazards in recent years, it still remains as a leading causes of preventable death. BRAC Research and Evaluation Division .......
Monday, 18 July 2016 00:00
Improving Adolescent Girls Empowerment: Theatre for Change in Practice and AwarenessM Showkat Gani and Samir Ranjan NathDate: 21 July 2016; Time: 02:30 to 03:30 pm; Venue: RED Conference Room (15th Floor)  Research Findings Presentation AbstractStimulating Theatre for Adolescent Girls Empowerment (STAGE) is an initiative of BRAC under its Adolescent Development Programme (ADP). This cross-sectional study aims to assess the effectiveness of STAGE intervention in reducing some .......
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 00:00
Socio-psychological Status of TUP BeneficiariesRumana Ali, Nahida Akter, Towhida Islam and Taznim Jahan SukhiDate: 19 June 2016; Time: 01:30 to 02:30 pm; Venue: RED Conference Room (15th Floor)Research Proposal PresentationAbstractTargeting the Ultra Poor (TUP) is one of the mainstream development services of BRAC. The aim of TUP is to assist the ultra-poor to improve their livelihoods and bring about positive changes in succeeding economic, social and inspiring changes. Initiated .......