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Total Reports 42

Socioeconomic and regional disparity in the utilization of reproductive health services in Bangladesh
Abdullahel Hadi, M Showkat Gani
January - 2003
Although the health care system has significantly expanded in Bangladesh during the last two decades, the health status of the population has remained very poor because of the uneven distribution of services. Inequality in health exists in many forms and multiple dimensions such as age, sex, education, income, ethnicity, etc.....
Changing health-seeking behaviour in Matlab, Bangladesh: Do development interventions matter?
Syed Masud Ahmed, Alayne M Adams, AMR Chowdhury, Abbas Bhuiya
June - 2002
It is generally assumed that socioeconomic development interventions for the poor will enhance their material and social capacities to prevent ill health, and to seek appropriate and timely care.....
Healthcare provision from static centres and the issue of self-financing: Experiences of selected NGOs
Syed Masud Ahmed
February - 2002
BRAC's involvement in the health sector started from its very inception and expanded over time. Currently, it runs a large Essential Health Care (EHC) programme....
Integrating ARI prevention with micro credit programme: Experience of BRAC, Bangladesh
Abdullahel Hadi
February - 2002
The contribution of ARI control project within the framework of micro credit-based development intervention in promoting maternal knowledge of acute respiratory infections (ARIs) in children was assessed.....
Skilled Attendance At Delivery In Bangladesh: An Ethnographic Study
Amina Mahbub
September - 2001
One of the most daunting challenges facing the world today in the field of health is the issue of maternal mortality. Over the previous few decades remarkable progress has been made in almost every sector of development. More children now survive in developing countries than ever before and more of them now go to school....
Gender Sensitivity in Birthing Care: A Case Study from Rural Bangladesh
Kaosar Afsana and Sabina Faiz Rashid
July - 2001
BRAC, a non-governmental organization in Bangladesh has responded to the agenda of the Beijing Platform for Action on womenís access to gender sensitive health care. This paper presents how the gender sensitivity of a maternity care was assessed at the BRAC Health Center (BHC), what lessons
were learned from the study and what suggestions were made....
Social Interaction and the Diffusion of Knowledge: BRACís Adolescent Reproductive Health Education (ARHE) Program in the Rural Areas of Bangladesh
Sabina Faiz Rashid, Mahmuda Akhter Sarker,Nicci Simmonds
December - 1999
The aim of the paper was to explore the socio-cultural effects of BRACís ARHE program and illustrate a process of social change at the community level and highlight any gaps in the program....
Low Performance of BRACís Health and Family Planning Facilitation Programme in Habiganj District and Hard to Reach Areas
Sabina Faiz Rashid
June - 1999
Using data from qualitative interviews with clients (both females and males) and BRAC staff, this report examined the performance of BRAC's family planning programme in some low performing thanas and hard to reach areas in Habiganj....
Fertility, Agency and Negotiation: Womenís Experiences of Norplant Use in Rural Bangladesh
Sabina Faiz Rashid
February - 1999
The introduction of Norplant draws into relief broader issues such as changing gender relations between rural men and women. Womenís narratives reveal transformations in their medical world-view, and in their economic and social life....
Evaluation of Advocacy for Reproductive Health Education and Services for Garment Factory Workers
Family welfare and reproductive health education of garment workers was implemented by the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA)....
 
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