TAG : Health

National Vitamin ‘A’ Plus Campaign Begins

The National Vitamin ‘A’ plus Campaign, is being observed across the country Saturday, June 05, 2021 aiming to feed vitamin A plus capsules to all children aged between six and 59 months, reports UNB. Under the campaign, about 2.53 million children aged between six and 11 months will be fed blue colored vitamin ‘A’ capsules while A health ... [Read more...]

National Nutrition Week Begins

Health and family welfare minister Zahid Malik on Thursday at a virtual meeting inaugurated the National Nutrition Week 2021. The minister at the meeting said that the present government was working relentlessly to address the challenge of malnutrition amid the coronavirus outbreak. This year the government is observing the National Nutrition Week between April 23 and April 29 under ... [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Vitamin A-Plus Campaign Begins

The National Vitamin-A capsule started across the country on Sunday, October 04 2020 aiming to feed the capsule  to children aged between six and 59 months. Health Minister Zahid Maleque inaugurated the 14-day campaign at a program through feeding the Vitamin A-plus capsule to achild at Dhaka Shishu Hospital ( Dhaka Children’s Hospital). Mostofa Kamal, additional secretary ... [Read more...]

Observance of World Population Day, 2020

The World Population Day 2020 celebrated across the country as elsewhere of the world on Saturday 11 July, 2020 with an aim to draw global attention on the importance of population issues. But, due to ongoing coronavirus pandemic, only online discussion  arranged in the country as no special program will be taken, reports BSS. The theme of the day this year is “safeguarding the ... [Read more...]