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Look Back Study of Community-based Development Initiative project

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS), (2015)


The Look Back Study (LBS) focuses on the water and sanitation and hygiene (WASH) component of the project but some additional information was collected along side the WASH data. This data has been compared to the baseline survey data that was reported at start of the project (see tables in annex D to this report).
http://www.bdrcs.org/sites/default/files/publicati...


Health Bulletin 2017 (Bangladesh)

Republic of Bangladesh, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, (2018)



http://www.dghs.gov.bd/images/docs/Publicaations/H...


Arsenic Mitigation in Bangladesh

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), (2010)


Arsenic contaminated tube well water was first detected in Bangladesh in early 1990s. The arsenic comes from naturally arsenic-rich material delivered by the region's river systems, deposited over many years to make up the land of Bangladesh. Arsenic contamination is not caused by tube wells, or by irrigation or application of fertilizers.
Today, although 98 per cent of the population uses an improved drinking water source the safe water coverage of Bangladesh is 86 per cent because of arsenic contamination.
https://www.unicef.org/bangladesh/Arsenic_Mitigati...


Neglected suffering

Doherty, Meghan ; Khan, Farzana , (2018)


The unmet need for palliative care in Cox’s Bazar
https://www.humanitarianresponse.info/sites/www.hu...


No More Avoidable Childhood Blindness

WHO/SEARO/Country Office for Bangladesh and NCDC-DGHS, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, (2016)


A training manual for the Community Health Workers. The manual is being used to train primary health care providers on identification, first aid and referral of common blinding conditions in children.
http://www.searo.who.int/bangladesh/publications/b...


Family Guide Book on Mental Health and Drug Addict

WHO/SEARO/Country Office for Bangladesh and National Institute of Mental Health, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Bangladesh, (2015)


This Book addresses most common mental disorders reported in Bangladesh. It uses simple terms, language and examples for better understanding of the problems related to mental health. The first step of the prevention starts from a family and family members are most important players in order to identifying someone within a family suffering from mental disorders. This guidebook will help family members to identify the symptoms of mental disorders at an early stage, thereby allowing early intervention.
http://www.searo.who.int/bangladesh/publications/9...


Training Manual on Mental Health and Substance Abuse for Nurses and Paramedics

WHO/SEARO/Country Office for Bangladesh and National Institute of Mental Health, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Bangladesh, (2015)


Mental disorders are important public health concern in Bangladesh with a substantial treatment gap due to shortage of resources and trained relevant professionals, such as psychiatrists, psychologists, social psychologists, psychiatric nurses and occupational therapists. This manual is developed in Bangla focusing on common mental disorders prevailing in Bangladesh. The objective of the initiative is to build the capacity of nurses and paramedics to identify common mental disorders and to take appropriate steps including referral.
http://www.searo.who.int/bangladesh/publications/9...


Global Experience of Community Health Workers for Delivery of Health Related Millennium Development Goals

Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Zohra S. Lassi, George Pariyo and Luis Huicho, Eds.: World Health Organization WHO; Global Health Workforce Alliance, (2010)


A Systematic Review, Country Case Studies, and Recommendations for Integration into National Health Systems Alliance Report Participation of community health workers (CHWs) in the provision of primary health care has been experienced all over the world for several decades, and there is an amount of evidence showing that they can add significantly to the efforts of improving the health of the population, particularly in those settings with the highest shortage of motivated and capable health professionals.
http://www.who.int/entity/workforcealliance/knowle...


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