“A Brief on ‘Ujjiban’ Baseline Survey”

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded a grant to the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Program (CCP) to generate demand for maternal, neonatal, child and adolescent health (MNCAH), family planning (FP), nutrition and tuberculosis (TB) services in Bangladesh using high quality social and behavior change communication (SBCC) through Ujjiban SBCC project. The goal of the Ujjiban  project is to increase health care seeking and adoption of healthy behaviors, through two objectives: 1) Increase exposure to and coverage of quality SBCC on key health behaviors, services, and health products, with a focus on Chittagong and Sylhet Divisions, and [Read more...]

The 23rd BCC Working Group Meeting Held

The 23rd BCC Working Group meeting was held on 10 January, 2018 at the IEM-DGFP Conference Room, DGFP (6th floor), Kawran Bazar, Dhaka. The meeting was hosted by IEM and chaired by Ms. Roxana Quader, Additional Secretary (PH & WH), Health Services Division of MoHFW and Chairperson of Bangladesh BCC Working Group. Md. Ferdous Alam, Joint Secretary, MoHFW and Director (IEM), DGFP and Md. Ruhul Amin Talukder, Joint Secretary (PH-2), MoHFW were present as Guest of Honor. A total 50 members of BCC Working Group from 29 organizations attended the meeting. Different organizations namely  MoHFW, DGHS, DGFP, IPHN, IEM, MCH, [Read more...]

Meeting on Implementation of Comprehensive SBCC Strategy Action Plan Held

A discussion meeting on Implementation of Comprehensive SBCC Strategy Action Plan was held on October 17, 2017 at the IEM Conference Room of DGFP with Ms. Roxana Quader, Additional Secretary (PH&WH) in the chair. She welcomed the participants from the different ministries, units of DGHS & DGFP, NIPORT and representatives from USAID, UNICEF, UNFPA, WHO, USAID Ujjiban SBCC project and invited them for self-introduction. [Read more...]

Bangladesh eToolkit for SBCC Program Managers and Planners Updated

The SBCC Program Managers and Planners eToolkit is an online resource for policy makers, program managers, service providers, advocates and others to provide technical guidance to central and field-level staff. It serves as a ready reference to facilitate the day-to-day SBCC activities & update knowledge on the latest technical information related to field of work. The Bangladesh BCC Working Group, with technical support from BKMI, developed this toolkit, and vetted the resources for inclusion with active role of the subgroup for SBCC Program Managers and Planners eToolkit. The site is annually updated with latest relevant resources. As a part of [Read more...]

Third Meeting Minutes of Program Managers eToolkit review Subgroup

The 3rd SBCC PM eToolkit meeting was held on Thursday, 21 September 2017 at the Conference Room of BCCP. A total of eight Members from BHE, IEM, IPHN, BBC media action and Ujjiban attended the meeting. Based on the decision of the last meeting 19 resources links were collected for review of the subgroup (Annex – 1). He shared the resources links in the meeting to get the feedback of the members and members provided their thoughts and comments. Based on the review in the meeting 16 resources were selected to upload on the PM eToolkit site for 2017. The [Read more...]