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28 Aug 2018 description

Background: An estimated 671,000 Rohingya people have come to Bangladesh from Myanmar’s Rakhine State since 25th August 2017. This has increased the total Rohingya population to 884,000 in 13 camps in Cox’s Bazar district. Newly arrived Rohingya peoples are living in spontaneous settlements, and there is an increasing need for humanitarian assistance; including shelter, clean water, and sanitation for about 1.16 million people.

Collectively the sector has installed 6057 water points and 50,087 emergency latrines.

15 Jul 2018 description

Background: An estimated 671,000 Rohingya people have come to Bangladesh from Myanmar’s Rakhine State since 25th August 2017. This has increased the total Rohingya population to 884,000 in 13 camps in Cox’s Bazar district. Newly arrived Rohingya peoples are living in spontaneous settlements, and there is an increasing need for humanitarian assistance; including shelter, clean water, and sanitation for about 1.16 million people.

Collectively the sector has installed 6,057 water points and 50,087 emergency latrines.

01 Jun 2018 description
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Author(s): National Institute of Population Research and Training; International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh; and MEASURE Evaluation

Year: 2017

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01 Jun 2018 description

Three in every four women in Bangladesh’s rural hard-to-reach districts may not be well prepared for deliveries, an icddr,b study has indicated.

Birth preparedness and complication readiness is a widely acknowledged strategy for reducing maternal and newborn deaths. It aims to reduce care seeking delays, reaching and receiving care during birth, and promoting skilled care at delivery and in the immediate postnatal period.

26 Apr 2018 description

The Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) region in south-eastern Bangladesh is neighbouring to the Greater Mekong region, currently flagged for the spread of resistance to the widely used antimalarial drug ‘artemisinin.’

Artemisinin-resistance means that at present the most widely used drug may not work against the disease spread by mosquitoes.