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Bangladesh and Health

Bangladesh
  • Capital: Dhaka
  • Population: 156118464
  • Size: 144000.0 Km2

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Fragile Environment, Seasonality, and Maternal and Childhood Undernutrition in Bangladesh
M. Mohsena; B. Chakraborty; M. Hossain; A.N. Mahfuzur Rahman; A. Bayes / Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia 2016
Spatial distribution of poverty in Bangladesh shows that poverty is concentrated in ecologically unfavourable areas. Recently, the issue of spatial distribution of undernutrition has emerged as a matter of concern as well, considering...
Does Agriculture Promote Diet Diversity? A Bangladesh Study
M. Hossain; N.A. Jimi; M.A. Islam / Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia 2016
It is now widely recognised that intake of sufficient dietary energy does not ensure adequate intake of protein and micronutrients necessary for leading an active and healthy life. Legumes, animal products, fruit and vegetables are im...
Agriculture, nutrition and the green revolution in Bangladesh
D.D. Headey; J. Hoddinott / Science Direct 2016
This paper explores agriculture and nutrition linkages in Bangladesh, a country that achieved rapid growth in rice productivity at a relatively late stage in Asia's Green Revolution, as well as unheralded progress against undernutriti...
Climate change vulnerability - cases from CIRDAP member countries
Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific 2016
Countries of the Asia Pacific region are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change as indicated by the global assessments by the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change). This monograph focuses on...
Health impact of climate change in Bangladesh: a summary
Scientific Research Publishing 2016
Bangladesh, one of the South Asian countries , has started experiencing major public health i m- pacts of climate change due to its vulnerable geographical location. The objective of this paper is to look at the extent of climate chan...
Sanitation in Bangladesh: revolution, evolution, and new challenges
S. Hanchett / Community Led Total Sanitation / CLTS Knowledge Hub 2016
Bangladesh is a hub of sanitation experimentation and model-building. It is internationally recognised as the place where Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) first succeeded in eliminating open defecation (OD) from whole villages. T...
Testing disgust-and shame-based safe water and handwashing promotion in urban Dhaka , Bangladesh
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2015
Diarrheal disease is one of the two leading killer diseases in the world. An estimated 2.2 million children under the age of 5 years die from diarrheal disease each year. Most of these deaths are from middle- and low-income countries....
Thirty-five years later: evaluating effects of a quasi-random child health and family planning programme in Bangladesh
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2015
Improving the health and nutrition of young children is important not only for immediate well-being, but also because it is believed to reduce poverty in the long-run through improved human capital. Many programs such as Head Start an...
Can disgust and shame lead to cleaner water and more handwashing? Impact evidence from Bangladesh
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2015
Improvements in water quality, sanitation and hygiene are associated with a reduction in risk of diarrhoea. However, treating water and regular handwashing with soap are not common practices in several low- and middle-income countries...
Impact Evaluation of the DFID Programme to Accelerate Improved Nutrition for the Extreme Poor in Bangladesh, Phase II
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team 2014
The DFID Programme to Accelerate Improved Nutrition for the Extreme Poor in Bangladesh aims to improve nutrition outcomes for children, mothers and adolescent girls by integrating the delivery of a number of nutrition-specific (or dir...
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