World Health Day, 2021: 'Building a Fairer, Healthier World'

Bangladesh observed World Health Day every year with due attention and care. The theme of the World Health Day, 2021 is Building a fairer, healthier world ”  সকলের  জন্য সুন্দর ও স্বাস্থ্যকর বিশ্ব গড়ি. This year World Health Day -2021 Bangladesh observed in befitting manner due to Corona Virus ... [Read more...]

HPN SBCC Best Practice Share Fair event held

HPN SBCC Best Practice Share Fair event held on 08 March 2021 at 12:30 P.M. through virtual platform. The Honorable Minister for Health & Family Welfare Mr. Zahid Maleque, MP was attend  the occasion as Chief Guest, while Secretaries of both the divisions of MoHFW and USAID representative were present  as the special guest. 15 GoB and NGOs  presented their Best ... [Read more...]

ToT on Leadership and Coordination Training

Ujjiban developed a “Leadership and Coordination” on SBCC training curriculum for the central to district and upazila level health and FP managers through a cascaded model of training. The objective of developing such a curriculum was to enhance leadership and coordination skill of the district and upazila level GoB officials working in the HPN SBCC fields. As HPN program response and ... [Read more...]

School Health Education Package Development Workshop Held

As part of continued effort of the MoHFW to develop a unified school health education program it organized a workshop to capture the developments made after the first meeting of the Coordination Committee for the Development and Implementation of the School Health Education Package (SHEP) held last month that finalized the topics with sub-topics and content titles of the SHEP and conferred ... [Read more...]

SBCC National Steering Committee Meeting Held

HPN Comprehensive SBCC strategy really bringing its impact over mainstreaming SBCC program coordination across inter-divisional and inter-directorate planning and implementation of SBCC activities. The SBCC coordination has now been institutionalized through functionality of the 5-tier national level committees and conducting of meetings at the ministry and directorates. In continuation of ... [Read more...]

Integrating Risk Communication and Community Engagement in the National Health Care System.

A widespread consensus were ingrained over the discussion took place in the policy dialogue on the ‘Integrating Risk Communication and Community Engagement in the National Health Care System”. This policy dialogue event was held through webinar in the Zoom platform on September 26, 2020. Prof. Dr. Habibe Millat MP attended this event as Chief Guest while Prof. Dr. Shah Monir Hossain, ... [Read more...]

28th Meeting of the HPN SBCC Coordination Committee

A wholesome level of sharing of good practices and program successes of the SBCC activities took place in the 28th meeting of the HPN SBCC Coordination Committee when they met on October 08, 2020 in Zoom virtual platform hosted by the BHE. SBCC is a critical program component for the Health, Population and Nutrition units of the MoHFW as these aspects of the program are highly dependable on ... [Read more...]

Creating More Community Paramedics Can Improve Grassroots Healthcare

The number of skilled health workers across the country is extremely low, only 2 against every 10 doctors while World Health Organization (WHO) recommends 50. Because of this, the people at rural areas largely depend on unskilled providers. To overcome this scarcity, it is essential to develop adequate number of skilled health workers immediately. Speakers at National Consultative ... [Read more...]

Drama Series to Raise Social and Health Awareness of COVID-19

Third series (5-episode drama series Akkel Selami/ Price of Stupidity) to raise social and health awareness of COVID-19, will be aired on Channel-I from at 7.30 pm and broadcast dates are 6,7,13,14 & 20 December,2020 @ 07.30 pm on RTV. .  This mini-series also has been funded by USAID through its Breakthrough Action activity implemented by Johns Hopkins University. Requesting ... [Read more...]

Family Welfare Service Week Begins

Health minister Zahid Maleque inaugurates Family Welfare and Service Week 2020 by releasing balloons ‍at the Maternal and Child Health Training Institute at Mirpur in Dhaka on Sunday.[/caption] The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare began its Family Welfare Service and Publicity Week 2020 across the country on Sunday. Health minister Zahid Maleque inaugurated the week as chief of a ... [Read more...]