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Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC): organizational innovation in population, health and development in Bangladesh in the context of the millennium development goals
(BRAC University, 2007)
Bangladesh has marked strides to make in reaching the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)for child mortality and maternal health by 2015. Progress and achievements that have been made to date are recognized. However, ...
Taking healthcare where the community is: the story of the Shasthya sebikas of BRAC in Bangladesh
(BRAC University, 2008)
To mitigate the income-erosion effect of illness and vulnerability of the poor households, BRAC, an indigenous Bangladeshi NGO, integrates Essential Health Care (EHC) activities with its microcredit-based poverty-alleviation ...
Alternative scenarios for BRAC University
(© 2013 Emerald Group Publishing Limited., 2013)
Purpose: This article aims to present the scenarios, visions and strategies that resulted from a three day foresight workshop for BRAC University in Rajendrapur, Bangladesh. Design/methodology/approach: The workshops used ...
Informal allopathic provider knowledge and practice regarding control and prevention of TB in rural Bangladesh
(International Health, 2014-06-17)
Background: BRAC (formerly Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee), in collaboration with the National Tuberculosis Control Programme, provides one full-day training on TB to make informal allopathic providers knowledgeable ...
School evaluation mechanism in BRAC education programme
(Research and Evaluation Division, Brac, 2002-07)
This paper aims to examine the existing school evaluation provision in BRAC non-formal primary education programme. Information for this paper, was collected through scanning of existing documents, and discussing with ...
Monitoring the status of health equity in Bangladesh: the BHEW Survey 2002
(BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 2003-03)
Women focused development intervention reduces neonatal mortality in rural Bangladesh: a study of the pathways of influence
(BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 2003-05)
Background: There has been a substantial reduction in hazard of childhood death in Bangladesh over the last decade. The reduction was much greater in case of infants whose mothers participated in the development program. ...
Primary healthcare in later life: improving services in Bangladesh and Vietnam (PHILL): post-intervention report on qualitative data
(BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 2005-11)
When thinking of the development of primary healthcare, the position of older people within households and communities should be taken into account. Relationships between primary healthcare and infonnal support for older ...
The incentives and constraints of government doctors in primary healthcare facilities in Bangladesh
(BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 2008-11)
Oral administration of misoprostol reduces postpartum Haemorrhage in urban slums of Bangladesh
(BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 2013-04)
To avert deaths from postpartum haemorrhage (PPH), Manoshi initiated community health workers (CHW) administered oral misoprostol (400~g) to women following childbirth either at delivery centers or home in slums of Dhaka ...