Observance of World Health Day 2019

Like previous, this year also under the guidance of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and Directorate General of Health Services, Bureau of Health Education observed the World Health Day nationwide.  The Day celebrates worldwide in recognition to the foundation of World Health Organization. The World Health Organisation was founded on the principle that everyone in the world should be able to realize their right to the highest possible level of health. This year, the theme selected as ‘Universal Health Coverage (UHC) for Primary Health Care (PHC) with a focus on equality and solidarity’ and in Bangla ‘সমতা ও সংহতি নির্ভর [Read more...]

A new eLearning course on Adolescent Health (AH) available online

The USAID Ujjiban SBCC Project has made available an online eLearning course on Adolescent Health (AH) 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 Adolescent Health. The course comprises of twelve modules. These are  Introduction to Adolescence Health, Socio-economic and demographic status of Adolescent boys and girls in Bangladesh, Physical and mental changes of adolescent, Personal hygiene and management of physical changes during puberty, Food and nutrient requirements for adolescent, Childhood problems: physical, mental, social and [Read more...]

The 26th BCC Working Group Meeting Held

The 26th BCC Working Group meeting was held on 27 December, 2018 at the Conference Room of  IEM, DGFP, 6 Kwaran Bazar Dhaka. The meeting was hosted by IEM Unit of DGFP and Chaired and Co-Chaired by Mr. Md. Habibur Rahman Khan, Additional Secretary (PH & WH)), Health Services Division Mr. Kazi A.K.M Mahiul Islam  Additional Secretary (Population, FW & law),  Medical Education and Family Welfare, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW). Md. Ruhul Amin Talukder, Joint Secretary (PH-2), MoHFW and  Ms. Ashrafunnesa, joint Secretary and Director (IEM), DGFP were present as Guest of Honor. A total 43 members [Read more...]

1st 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, 1st  Divisional BCC Working Group meeting was held at Chattogram. This meeting was held on November, 22 a total of 20 participants from Government and NGO those are working in the Chattogram Division participated in the meeting. Divisional Directors both from the health and family planning departments participated in the meeting. Dr. Md. Abul Kashem, Divisional Director-Health was present as Chairperson in the workshop while Mr. Muhammad Nurul Alam, Divisional Director-Family Planning was [Read more...]

2nd Divisional BCC Working Group Meeting Held at Sylhet

BCC working group meeting was held on October 31, a total of 18 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. Dr. Mohammad Suhrawardy, Divisional Director-Health was present as Chairperson in the workshop while Mr. Kutub Uddin, Divisional Director-Family Planning was present as special guest. The secondary 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 [Read more...]

2nd Meeting Minutes of Program Managers eToolkit Review Subgroup

The 2nd meeting to review the SBCC Program Managers and Planners eToolkit was held on 24 October 2018 at the Conference Room of Ujjiban. A total of twenty members from different organizations attended the meeting. Representatives from BHE and IPHN of DGFS, IEM and MIS unit of DGFP,  UASID, BBC Media Action, Challenge TB, URC, and Ujjiban attended the meeting. Total 21 resources  were collected for review of the subgroup ( Annex-1 )). Based on the review in the meeting 14 resources were selected to upload in the PM eToolkit site for 2018. The approved list of resources that can be [Read more...]