Second Meeting Minutes of Program Managers eToolkit review Subgroup

The 2nd Sub-Group meeting to review the SBCC Program Managers and Planners eToolkit was held on 10th August 2016 at the Multipurpose hall, level-5 BCCP. A total of eleven members from different organizations attended the meeting. Representatives from IEM Unit of DGFP, Helen Keller International, BBC Media Action, EngenderHealth and Ujjiban attended the meeting. The meeting recommended to upload a few documents/resources this year. List of resources will be finalized after checking any duplication on the site. See minutes in here.   [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, NHSDP, Save The Children,  JICA, JHU/CCP , FHI360, EngenderHealth, Challenge TB, UNICEP,USAID, Ujjiban,  HKI, WSUP  and BHE shared their BCC activities in the meeting. A total 42 members of BCC Working Group attended the meeting. The presentations [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 complex tangle of social norms and beliefs. [Read more...]

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

Every year the HPN eToolkit (http://etoolkits.dghs.gov.bd/bangladesh-toolkits) 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 (July 2016-June 2017) BCC materials ( both hard and soft copy) to be submitted to the respective units. Copies of three units request letters are posted here. BHE_Request for submission of new materials for FW eToolkit IEM_Request for submission of new materials for FW eToolkit IPHN_Request for submission of [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 General of Family Planning, MoHFW. The Minister for Health and Family Welfare Mr. Mohammad Nasim, MP is expected to attend the function as the chief guest. The program will be chaired by [Read more...]

Strengthening Capacity for SBCC: BKMI Lessons Learned Dissemination

A dissemination event on Strengthening Capacity for SBCC: BKMI Lessons Learned was held on October 17, 2016 at CIRDAP International Conference Center, Dhaka. The event witnessed BKMI’s account of SBCC activities and lessons learned for 3 years in HPN sector.  BKMI capacity strengthening framework functioned in three levels – Individual, Organization and System. Since BKMI has been working closely with three communication units of MoHFW – BHE, IPHN and IEM Units  the representatives from the units shared their activities on SBCC Tools and Resources focusing on Individual, Organization and System levels respectively. Ms Nilima Sharmin, family welfare assistant, DGFP Comilla and Ms Huraine [Read more...]

The 21st BCC Working Group meeting held

The 21st BCC Working Group meeting was held on 19th October 2016 at the Conference Room of IPHN. The meeting was hosted by IPHN and chaired by Dr. Md. Moudud Hossain, DD, DGHS & PM, NNS. Different organizations namely BBC Media Action, BHE, IEM, NHSDP, Care Bangladesh, HKI, BKMI and IPHN shared their BCC activities in the meeting. A total 39 members of BCC Working Group attended the meeting. The presentations are available below- BHE IEM NHSDP Care Bangladesh HKI IPHN [Read more...]

HPN BCC eToolkit 2nd Sub-group Meeting held

The HPN BCC eToolkit  2nd Sub-group Meeting was held on September 26, 2016 at the Conference Room of BCCP. Fourteen subgroup members from MSH, EngenderHealth, IEM Unit, BKMI and BHE Unit attended the meeting. The meeting was organized to share the list of materials as per category finally selected for yearly updating after vetting of expert group and field worker with the subgroup members. Moreover the meeting discussed about the selection of redundant materials.   The minutes is attached. [Read more...]