Meeting on Implementation of Comprehensive SBCC Strategy Action Plan Held

A discussion meeting on Implementation of Comprehensive SBCC Strategy Action Plan was held on October 17, 2017 at the IEM Conference Room of DGFP with Ms. Roxana Quader, Additional Secretary (PH&WH) in the chair. She welcomed the participants from the different ministries, units of DGHS & DGFP, NIPORT and representatives from USAID, UNICEF, UNFPA, WHO, USAID Ujjiban SBCC project and invited them for self-introduction. [Read more...]

Bangladesh eToolkit for SBCC Program Managers and Planners Updated

The SBCC Program Managers and Planners eToolkit is an online resource for policy makers, program managers, service providers, advocates and others to provide technical guidance to central and field-level staff. It serves as a ready reference to facilitate the day-to-day SBCC activities & update knowledge on the latest technical information related to field of work. The Bangladesh BCC Working Group, with technical support from BKMI, developed this toolkit, and vetted the resources for inclusion with active role of the subgroup for SBCC Program Managers and Planners eToolkit. The site is annually updated with latest relevant resources. As a part of [Read more...]

Third Meeting Minutes of Program Managers eToolkit review Subgroup

The 3rd SBCC PM eToolkit meeting was held on Thursday, 21 September 2017 at the Conference Room of BCCP. A total of eight Members from BHE, IEM, IPHN, BBC media action and Ujjiban attended the meeting. Based on the decision of the last meeting 19 resources links were collected for review of the subgroup (Annex – 1). He shared the resources links in the meeting to get the feedback of the members and members provided their thoughts and comments. Based on the review in the meeting 16 resources were selected to upload on the PM eToolkit site for 2017. The [Read more...]

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...]