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Total Reports 42

Indirect Technique for Estimating Life Expectancy from Limited Data set of BRAC Female Members
M Showkat Gani, AMR Chowdhury
October - 2003
This paper attempts to construct the complete life table (LT) from limited data set of BRAC female village organization members using the INDEPTH model life tables (MLT), and justified the validity of the estimated results. BRAC works with women drawn from the poorer section of the community who are organized into village organizations....
Gender barriers to tuberculosis control: Fade-out or in?
Fazlul Karim, Insana Begum, Akramul Islam, AMR Chowdhury
September - 2003
Fewer females than males (1:1.7) were diagnosed with TB each year worldwide. Nonetheless, despite the prevalence of pulmonary TB in females appears to be lower, progression from infection to disease is as much as 130% higher in females aged between 10 and 44 years....
Quality of clinical care in Bangladesh: Skilled attendance index
Amina Mahbub, Faiza E Kamal
July - 2003
The study was conducted to assess the quality of clinical care regarding skilled
attendance in Bangladesh.....
Evaluation of Advocacy Projects of UNFPAs Fifth Country Programme: Summary Report
Abdullahel Hadi
March - 2003
Although the need of reproductive health care in reducing maternal mortality and morbidity has been widely reported, women have little control on their sexuality and reproductive decisions in the most developing countries.
Monitoring the status of health equity in Bangladesh: The BHEW Survey 2002
Syed Masud Ahmed, Abbas Bhuiya, AKM Masud Rana, Abdullahel Hadi, Simeen Mahmud, Abdus Salam, Mushtaque Chowdhury
March - 2003
While the decline in infant mortality is impressive, it is not known whether the decline has been equal for all groups in the population nationally. Specifically, are differentials between socioeconomic and gender groups closing? What is the situation in the urban slums or in difficult to reach areas usually inhabited by ethnic minorities compared to the rest of the country....
Costing Report of SAFE study in Bangladesh
Amina Mahbub, Faiza E Kamal
February - 2003
The SAFE (skilled attendance for everyone) study is conducted in five different developing countries including Bangladesh with an aim to develop strategies to improve the proportion of deliveries with skilled attendance. It intends to generate useful information to maternal and perinatal outcomes of childbirth, especially for the poorest women...
Evaluation of Advocacy Project of UNFPA through the through the Ministry of Religious Affairs
Abdullahel Hadi, Ehsan Matin, M Showkat Gani, Amina Mahbub
February - 2003
The reproductive health status has remained very poor in Bangladesh. The government, donor agencies and a number of development agencies in Bangladesh have been trying to promote reproductive rights and gender issues along with reproductive health and family planning programmes. The outcome of those initiatives was not known as no systematic assessment of the effects of those projects was attempted....
Evaluation of Advocacy Project of UNFPA through the IEM Unit of Family Planning Directorate
Abdullahel Hadi, Ehsan Matin, M Showkat Gani, Amina Mahbub
February - 2003
Although the need of reproductive health care in reducing maternal mortality and morbidity has been widely reported, women have little control on their sexuality and reproductive decisions in the most developing countries....
Evaluation of Advocacy Project of UNFPA through the Training Institutes of Ministry of Home Affairs
Abdullahel Hadi, Ehsan Matin, M Showkat Gani, Amina Mahbub
February - 2003
The main purposes of the project were to increase the quality and utilisation of reproductive health services, facilitate positive behavioural changes and contribute to raise human resources to implement population programmes....
Evaluation of Advocacy Projects of UNFPAs Fifth Country Programme: Summary Report
Abdullahel Hadi, Ehsan Matin, M Showkat Gani, Amina Mahbub
February - 2003
Although the need of reproductive health care in reducing maternal mortality and morbidity has been widely reported, women have little control on their sexuality and reproductive decisions in the most developing countries....
 
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