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Bangladesh Urban Health Network (BUHN) Holds Inaugural ...

Dhaka, Bangladesh - On June 26, 2023, Bangladesh Urban Health Network (BUHN) held itsfirst Advisory Committee (AC) meeting. Due to the participants' busy schedules, the meetingtook place online via the Zoom platform. The primary objective of the meet...

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Bangladesh Urban Health Network (BUHN) Conducts 2nd EC ...

Dhaka, Bangladesh - On May 30, 2023, Bangladesh Urban Health Network (BUHN) held its second Executive Committee (EC) meeting on May 30, 2023, at the UNICEF Office in Dhaka. The meeting aimed to review progress, discuss key agenda items, and make impo...

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Highlights from Demographic and Health Survey 2022

The under-5 death rate has decreased significantly from 43 per thousand in 2017 to 31 per thousand in 2022, according to the Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey 2022. The report shows that the rate of stunted growth among children under the age ...

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Understanding the Social Determinants of Urban Health

Housing, food, schooling, health behaviors, work, gender violence, social support, environment, and transportation are just some of the many social factors that impact an individual's access to healthcare, the quality of that service, and their healt...

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Bangladesh Urban Health Network (BUHN) Selects Executiv...

Dhaka, Bangladesh - On March 7, 2023, the executive committee of the Bangladesh Urban Health Network (BUHN) held a meeting at the UNICEF office of Bangladesh to select its 15-member committee, who will serve for the next two years. Md. Abul Kalam Aza...

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Meeting Minutes of the Virtual Meeting of the Urban Hea...

The second meeting of the Urban Health Working Group (UbHWG) took place virtually on January 29, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. Mr. Mustakim Billah Faruqui, Additional Secretary (Urban Development), Local Government Division (UGD) of the Ministry of Local Govern...

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Workshop of Concern Worldwide

Leaving No-One Behind in Bangladesh’s Urban Contexts 2023-2027 National Level Workshop Overview of the program Concern Worldwide is the biggest aid and humanitarian agency in Ireland. Along with Bangladesh, they work in various Asian and Afr...

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