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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 ...
Developing effective policy strategies to retain health workers in rural Bangladesh: a policy analysis
(© 2015 Rawal et al.; licensee BioMed Central., 2015)
Introduction: Retention of human resources for health (HRH), particularly physicians and nurses in rural and remote areas, is a major problem in Bangladesh. We reviewed relevant policies and provisions in relation to HRH ...
Harnessing pluralism for better health in Bangladesh
(© 2013 The Lancet, 2013)
How do we explain the paradox that Bangladesh has made remarkable progress in health and human development, yet its achievements have taken place within a health system that is frequently characterised as weak, in terms ...
Exploring the status of retail private drug shops in Bangladesh and action points for developing an accredited drug shop model: a facility based cross-sectional study
(© 2017 BioMed Central Ltd., 2017-07-11)
Background: The private retail drug shops market in Bangladesh is largely unregulated and unaccountable, giving rise to irrational use of drugs and high Out-of-pocket expenditure on health. These shops are served by ...
Prevention and control of tuberculosis in workplaces: how knowledgeable are the workers in Bangladesh?
(BMC Public Health, 2015-06)
Background: The National Tuberculosis (TB) Control Programme (NTP) of Bangladesh succeeded in achieving the dual targets of 70 % case detection and 85 % treatment completion as set by the World Health Organization. However, ...
Qualitative insights into promotion of pharmaceutical products in Bangladesh: how ethical are the practices?
(BMC Medical Ethics, 2015-06)
Background: The pharmaceutical market in Bangladesh is highly concentrated (top ten control around 70 % of the market). Due to high competition aggressive marketing strategies are adopted for greater market share, ...