Category : News of Major Event

World TB Day 2018 to be Observed

Tuberculosis, remains the world’s leading infectious disease, are responsible for the deaths of nearly 1.7 million people each year and representing the ninth leading cause of death globally.  Each year, on 24 March, the world observes World TB Day. The day is an occasion to mobilize political and social commitment for further progress towards eliminating TB as a public health ... [Read more...]

“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 ... [Read more...]

Ujjiban's 'Young Time' goes on air

USAID Ujjiban Project  has launched a brand-new radio magazine named ‘Young Time’ on October 20, 2017. The magazine will be  aired at Radio Today FM 89.6 at 9.30 pm every Friday.           Source: [Read more...]

The 22nd BCC Working Group meeting held

The 22nd  BCC Working Group meeting was held on 9th August 2017 at the IMCI Conference Room, EPI Bhaban (2nd floor), Mohakhali, Dhaka. The meeting was hosted by BHE and chaired by Mr. Md. Abdus Salam, Chief Bureau of Health Education and Line Director, Lifestyle, Health education and Proportion, DGHS. Different organizations namely  Asiatic MC, CCSDP, MCH, MIS, IEM unit DGFP, IPHN, IFPRI, ... [Read more...]

National Multimedia Campaign for Ending Child Marriage

Bangladesh has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world, and the practice remains socially acceptable in many parts of the country. Child marriage is driven by a range of socio-economic and cultural factors and maintained by tradition. Factors that increase the risk of child marriage in Bangladesh include poverty and fear for girls’ safety and security, as well as a ... [Read more...]

Request for submission of recent BCC materials for HPN eToolkit for field workers

Every year the HPN eToolkit ( for field workers is updated with recently produced  BCC materials on Health, Population and Nutrition. Bureau of Health Education (BHE), Institute of Public Health Nutrition (IPHN) of DGHS and Information, Education & Motivation (IEM) Unit of DGFP have already circulated letters asking for recently produced ... [Read more...]

World Population Day to be observed

World Population Day-2017 will be observed on 11 July, 2017 across the country as elsewhere in the world with a call to empowering people, developing nations. The theme of the day is “ Family Planning : Empowering People, Developing Nations” . In Bangladesh the main function of the day will be held at Osmani Memorial Hall in the city to be organized by IEM Unit of the Directorate ... [Read more...]