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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, ...
Availability and rational use of drugs in primary healthcare facilities following the National Drug Policy of 1982: is Bangladesh on right track?
(BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 2010)
In Bangladesh, the National Drug Policy (NDP) 1982 was instrumental in improving the supply of essential drugs of quality at an affordable price, especially in the early years. However, over time, evidence showed that the ...
Retaining doctors in rural Bangladesh: A policy analysis
(International Journal of Health Policy and Management, 2018-09)
Background Retaining doctors in rural areas is a challenge in Bangladesh. In this study, we analyzed three rural retention policies: career development programs, compulsory services, and schools outside major cities – in ...
Women’s preferences for maternal healthcare services in Bangladesh: Evidence from a discrete choice experiment.
Despite substantial improvements in several maternal health indicators, childbearing and birthing remain a dangerous experience for many women in Bangladesh. This study assessed the relative importance of maternal ...
‘Connecting the dots’ for generating a momentum for Universal Health Coverage in Bangladesh: Findings from a cross-sectional descriptive study
(BMJ Journals, 2019-07-17)
Objective This study was conducted to explore how and whether, the strategic grants made by the Rockefeller Foundation (RF) in different sectors of health systems in the inception phase were able to ‘connect the dots’ ...