World Breast Feeding Week 2021 Begins

Nation observed World Breastfeeding Week starting from August 01 until August 07 across the country with theme “Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility.” Health Minister Mr. Zahid Maleque joined the inaugural function of the breastfeeding week virtually. World Breastfeeding Week is being successfully observed in Bangladesh in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and ... [Read more...]

World Population Day 2021Obsereved

Health minister Zahid Maleque attends a virtual discussion presided over by Family Welfare Division secretary M Ali Nur marking World Population Day this year . The Directorate General of Family Planning under the health ministry’s Medical Education and Family Welfare Division held a virtual discussion marking World Population Day on Sunday. The United Nations Population Fund observed ... [Read more...]

30th Meeting of The HPN SBCC Coordination Committee

A virtual meeting of 30th HPN Coordination Committee was held on June 15, 2021 on the inter-unit coordination issues as per set agenda. Chaired by Mr. Amir Hossain, Line Director-IEM, this meeting was also attended by Dr. S M Mustafizur Rahman, LD-NNS, Mr. Abdul Aziz, Chief, BHE. Other attendees include; Program Managers and Deputy Program Managers represent NNS, CCSDP, FP-FSD, IEM and ... [Read more...]

National Vitamin ‘A’ Plus Campaign Begins

The National Vitamin ‘A’ plus Campaign, is being observed across the country Saturday, June 05, 2021 aiming to feed vitamin A plus capsules to all children aged between six and 59 months, reports UNB. Under the campaign, about 2.53 million children aged between six and 11 months will be fed blue colored vitamin ‘A’ capsules while A health ... [Read more...]

12 Success Stories of Ujjiban

The USAID-funded Ujjiban project is a five-year integrated effort designed to improve the health of Bangladeshis and their communities by increasing knowledge and generating awareness of positive health behaviors related to maternal, neonatal, child and adolescent health, family planning, nutrition and tuberculosis. Ujjiban employs a mix of media, outreach, community mobilization, ... [Read more...]

National Nutrition Week Begins

Health and family welfare minister Zahid Malik on Thursday at a virtual meeting inaugurated the National Nutrition Week 2021. The minister at the meeting said that the present government was working relentlessly to address the challenge of malnutrition amid the coronavirus outbreak. This year the government is observing the National Nutrition Week between April 23 and April 29 under ... [Read more...]

Guidelines for functionalize the Committees for Implementing effective SBCC activities in HPN Sector

Considering the Comprehensive Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Strategy '2016, designed to implement effective SBCC activities in the health, population and nutrition (HPN) sectors 7 committees were formed from the national level to the field level as per reference no. 45.00.0000. dated 12-08-2018 of Public Health-2, Health Services Division of MoHFW. ... [Read more...]