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Engaging elite support for the poorest? BRAC`s experience with the ultra-poor program
(Taylor and Francis, 2007-11-22)
This article draws preliminary lessons from the experience of engaging village elites in support of a BRAC programme for ultra-poor women in rural Bangladesh. It describes the origins, aims, and operation of this programme, ...
Finding out fast about the impact of COVID-19: The need for policy-relevant methodological innovation
In this viewpoint we explore one joint research initiative in Bangladesh to illustrate how methodological innovations using mobile phone technologies and pre-existing survey databases can generate rapid and insightful data ...
Lifting the lockdown: What are the options for low and middle-income countries?
(Social Science Research Network (SSRN), 2020-06-11)
To limit the social, economic and psychological damage caused by strict social distancing interventions, many low and middle-income countries (LMICs) are seeking to ease restrictions. However, it is unknown what a ‘safe ...
Long-term strategies to control COVID-19 in low and middle-income countries: An options overview of community-based, non-pharmacological interventions
(Springer Link, 2020-08)
In low and middle-income countries (LMICs), strict social distancing measures (e.g., nationwide lockdown) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic are unsustainable in the long-term due to knock-on socioeconomic and psychological ...
An adaptive governance and health system response for the COVID-19 emergency
(Science Direct, 2021-01)
In the absence of an efficacious and affordable vaccine, the current crisis of COVID-19 is likely to be a long drawn one for many developing countries. In Bangladesh, where the entire population is susceptible and strict ...