E learning course on Nutrition available online

The USAID Ujjiban SBCC Project has made available an online eLearning course on Nutrition for Field Workers in Health, Population and Nutrition sector. This is a video-based eLearning course which includes illustrations and animations. The course is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of field workers on Nutrition. The course comprises of eight modules. These are food and nutrition, maternal nutrition, benefits of breast feeding and recommended practice of breast feeding, supplementary feeding- importance and recommended feeding, assessment of nutritional status of children and growth monitoring and promotion, adolescent nutrition, geriatric nutrition and nutrition related referral and follow up. This no-cost eLearning [Read more...]

The 29th BCC Working Group Meeting Held

The 29th BCC Working Group meeting was held on 17 December, 2019 at the Conference Room of IEM,  DGFP, Dhaka. The meeting was hosted by IEM Unit of DGFP and Chaired and Co-Chaired by Ms. Rina Parveen , Additional Secretary (PH)), Health Services Division, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) and Mr. Nitish Chandra Sarker , Additional Secretary (Population, FW & law), Medical Education and Family Welfare, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) . A total 40 members of BCC Working Group from 20 organizations attended the meeting. namely MoHFW, DGHS, DGFP,  IEM, CCSDP, FSD, MIS  unit of [Read more...]

5th Divisional BCC Working Group Meeting Held at Sylhet

With a primary objective to promote the divisional level GO-NGO coordination and brings better program impact through SBCC approaches in the health and family planning program fields, 5th  Divisional BCC Working Group meeting was held at Sylhet on September 16, 2019. A total of 17 participants from Government and NGO those are working in the Sylhet Division participated in the meeting. Divisional Directors both from the Health and Family planning departments participated in the meeting. Mr. Kutub Uddin, Divisional Director- Family Planning, Sylhet was present as Chairperson in the meeting. The secondary objective of the meeting was to share the [Read more...]

28th Meeting of BCC Working Group Meeting Held

The 28th BCC Working Group meeting was held on 05 September, 2019 at the Conference Room of  DGHS, Old building, Mohakhali, Dhaka. The meeting was hosted by BHE Unit of DGHS and Chaired by Ms. Parveen Akther , Additional Secretary (PH)), Health Services Division, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW). Dr. Golam Md. Faruk, Deputy Secretary (PH-2), MoHFW , Ms.  Ashrafunnesa, joint Secretary Hand Director (IEM), DGFP , Md. Abdul Aziz , Chief BHE , DGHS and Dr. Md. Ehasanul Karim, Line Director life style, health education and promotion, DGHS were present as Guest of Honor. A total 47 [Read more...]

3rd Divisional BCC Working Group Meeting Held at Chattogram

With a primary objective to promote the divisional level GO-NGO coordination and brings better program impact through SBCC approaches in the health and family planning program fields, 3rd    Divisional BCC Working Group meeting was held at Chattogram on July 16, 2019. A total of 22 participants from Government and NGO those are working in the Chattogram Division participated in the meeting. Divisional Director, Deputy Director Health  and Deputy Director, Family Planning participated in the meeting. Dr. Hassan Shahriar Kabir, Divisional Director-Health was present as chief guest in the workshop while Dr. Md. Abdus Salam, Deputy Director- Health was present as [Read more...]

World Population Day being Observed

The World Population Day-2019 was observed in Bangladesh like many other countries in the world in a very festive mood on July 11, 2019. The theme of ‘World Population Day-2019’ is ’25 years of ICPD: accelerating the promise’. Numerous activities were taken nationwide to celebrate the day. Among the nationwide initiatives the main attraction of the day was the inaugural session and award giving ceremony at Krishibid Institutions, Khamarbari, Dhaka. Hon’ble Minister Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Mr. Zahid Maleque, MP was present as the Chief Guest and Hon’ble Chairman of the Ministry of  Health & Family Welfare standing [Read more...]

4th Divisional BCC Working Group Meeting Held at Sylhet

4th Divisional BCC Working Group meeting was held at Sylhet on May 05, 2019. A total of 21 participants from Government and NGO those are working in the Sylhet Division participated in the meeting. Divisional Directors both from the health and family planning (representative) departments participated in the meeting. Dr. Mr. Debopada Roy, Divisional Director-Health was present as Chairperson in the meeting. Objective of the meeting was to share the existing HPN SBCC program/activities being implemented by the GoB and NGO in the Sylhet division and promote coordination for better synergy in implementing the 4th sector development program and attain [Read more...]