The training manual is designed to increase environmental awareness among Brac's staff and management.

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  • Writer Name Nasima Akter, Md. Jakariya, Mizanur Rahman, Rachael Acott
  • Published Date Monday, 11 November 1996
  • Country Bangladesh
Over the years, there has been a significant rise in the number of private universities in Bangladesh pioneered by the North South University. More than fifty such institutes, mostly concentrated in Dhaka, are playing key role in providing tertiary education to a large number of students alongside public universities. With the realization of the fact that the rate of student dropout from BU is high, this study has been conducted to better understand reasons that lead to dropouts. Dropout can .......

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  • Writer Name Munshi Sulaiman
  • Published Date Thursday, 03 March 2005
  • Country Bangladesh
This paper assesses the impact of arsenic (As) exposure on pregnancy outcomes in Bangladesh. A total of 261 villages from 3 highly As contaminated upazilas of two districts were selected for this study. The upazilas were Faridpur sadar of Faridpur district and Matlab and Shahrasti of Chandpur district. Data were collected from 742 women under 106 CNCs from 100 villages of Faridpur Sadar, 710 women from 55 villages under 80 CNCs of Matlab, and 737 women under 33 CNCs from 106 villages of .......

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  • Writer Name Md. Jakariya, Md. Quaiyum Sarkar, Samina Sultana
  • Published Date Thursday, 09 September 2004
  • Country Bangladesh
Working with a multi-disciplinary team of Ecuadorians, Bangladeshis and Americans, we developed a simple protocol for community-based implementation of kangaroo mother care (CKMC) that does not require birth weight or clinical judgment to identify which newborns should receive CKMC. CKMC could stabilize newborns and possibly reduce neonatal mortality where there is little medical care for newborns and low birth weight (LBW) is common. During their CKMC training, community-based workers .......

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  • Writer Name M Iftekhar Quasem, Nancy L. Sloan, Anita Chowdhury, Salahuddin Ahmed, Beverly Winikoff, AMR Chowdhury
  • Published Date Wednesday, 01 January 2003
  • Country Bangladesh
BRAC-Ain o Salish Kendro (ASK) joint legal aid programme was initiatedto promote legal awareness among the poor along with providing themlegal assistance to resolve their problems. This study intended to reviewBRAC-ASK joint legal aid programme at different steps of its operation.Both qualitative and quantitative data was collected for this study. Findingsshowed that BRAC staff could develop their capacity to implement thelegal aid programme in an effective way. The programme required .......

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  • Writer Name Dilruba Banu
  • Published Date Sunday, 21 December 2003
  • Country Bangladesh
ABSTRACT : This study was conducted in the context of Human Rights and Legal Education (HRLE) training in Rangpur and Gaibandha under a field-testing module. To extract data for understanding the module’s implications in the lives of ain shebikas (community paralegals) and learners, qualitative methods including interviews, group discussions and observations were applied. Data were collected in short-time to meet the programme need for recovering the limitations of a field testing module .......

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  • Writer Name Sharin Shajahan Naomi, Mrinmoy Samadder
  • Published Date Wednesday, 12 September 2012
  • Country Bangladesh
ABSTRACT : This study explored the present status of legal aid services under BRAC Human Rights and Legal Aid Services (HRLS) programme ensuring social justice to the poor rural women and children in six branch offices of Cox’s Bazar district. Using qualitative method, data were collected through observations, in-depth interviews, and case studies. Secondary data were also obtained on legal aid services from the programme documents. We observed the performance of Legal Aid Clinics .......

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  • Writer Name Md. Akramul Islam, Ashrafuzzaman Khan, Shuburna Chodhuary and Mrinmoy Samadder
  • Published Date Wednesday, 21 March 2012
  • Country Bangladesh
ABSTRACT :Improved hygiene behaviour is one of the most effective means of reducing disease occurrence. However, question may arise, which factors did contribute to such improvement? Past studies seldom addressed these issues systematically nor explained the influencing factors that facilitate or impede hygiene knowledge and practice from the perspectives of successful and unsuccessful households. This study, combining qualitative and quantitative methods, measured the changes in knowledge .......

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  • Writer Name Tahera Akter and ARM Mehrab Ali
  • Published Date Thursday, 26 January 2012
  • Country Bangladesh