Thursday, 06 July 2017 00:00
Primary Education for Children Living in Slum Areas: Evidences from BRAC Initiative Nowreen Yasmin, Samir Ranjan Nath, Anwar Hossain, RED, BRACDate: 09 July 2017; Time:12:00 to 01:00 pm; Venue: RED Conference Room (15th Floor)Findings Presentation Abstract This study aims to explore learnings from BRAC Urban Slum School initiative in terms of challenges and outcomes. This project particularly focused on the schooling of children living in slum areas in different parts of .......
Thursday, 01 June 2017 00:00
Assessment of Coverage, Compliance and Effectiveness of Low Dose Calcium Supplementation in BRAC Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Programme Fouzia Khanam, Md Belal Hossain, Sabuj Kanti Mistry and Md Mahfuzar Rahman AbstractHypertensive disorders are the second most common cause of maternal deaths worldwide, which caused 14% maternal death. Epidemiological and clinical studies have shown that an inverse relationship exists between calcium intake and development of hypertension in .......
Thursday, 01 June 2017 00:00
Flash flood’17 impacts on different sectors in haor area of Bangladesh  Abstract The recent flash flood’17 in the north-east region which was triggered by heavy rainfall has breached parts of embankments and resulted in inundation of enormous haor areas. This flash flood has not only damaged boro crop, which is the only seasonal rice crop that farmers of haor area grow annually but also has affected livelihoods of haor dwellers. The aim of the study is to measure the impacts of flood .......
Tuesday, 23 May 2017 00:00
Impact of BRAC’s Coordinated Approach in Addressing Violence against Women Samir Ranjan Nath, Rumana Ali, Raihana Azim Upoma Date: 28 May 2017; Time: 02:00 pm; Venue: RED Conference Room (15th Floor)  Abstract Violence against Women and Children (VAWC) is a significant obstacle to reduce poverty, and achieve gender equality that is closely associated with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). BRAC’s five-year strategic plan (2016-2020) includes reducing violence, which .......
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 00:00
LANSA-BRAC invites you to join the Online Dialogue on 'Public and Private Actions to strengthen the delivery of nutritious food'25-26 April, 2017 Understanding how markets and value chains operate is critical to establishing effective connections between agriculture and nutrition. To this end, LANSA research has been exploring different pathways that link markets and value chain actors to households to improve access to nutritious food by undernourished populations. It aims to answer .......
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 .......