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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 ...
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. ...
Rational use of essential drugs in the public and private sector PHC facilities in Bangladesh current situation and future directions
(BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 2008-04)
In Bangladesh, the National Drug Policy (NDP) of 1982 was instrumental in improving the supply of quality essential drugs at an affordable price, especially in the early years However, over time, evidences exist about ...
Intimate partner violence against women: experiences from a woman-focused development programme in Matlab, Bangladesh
(BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 2002)
Objective: This paper explores the effect of a credit-based development interventions on violence against women (excluding sexual violence) perpetrated by husband. Methods: Data for this study originated from a cross-sectional ...
Primary Healthcare Later Life (PHILL) improving services in Bangladesh and Vietnam
(BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 2004)
The Primary Health-Care in Later Life: Improving Service in Bangladesh and Vietnam (PHILL) project seeks to identify the effectiveness of low-cost, preventive and health promotion interventions in improving the primary ...