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Start-ups To Take Care Of Our Mind And Body | UNDP In

Oct 31, 2020  · Healthcare. While this word carries an inevitable significance in our day-to-day lives, this year it has taken on a whole new meaning. The global pandemic has restricted our movements within the walls of our houses. Months of staying indoors, as a result, takes a toll on our mental health.

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UNDP launches Future of Work Lab for a resilient economy ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jul 04, 2020  · It also shows that by the end of 2021, 3.92 million new jobs will be created in emerging sectors, like Agro-Food, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, ICT & e-Commerce and Creative Media Sector. a2i has worked with the Bangkok Regional Hub to develop Future of Work lab, which will move beyond merely matching demand and skill to take into account social ...

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Goal 3: Good health and well-being | UNDP in Bangladesh

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Supporting research and development for vaccines is an essential part of this process as well as providing access to affordable medicines. Promoting health and well-being is one of 17 Global Goals that make up the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. An integrated approach is crucial for progress across the multiple goals.

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Union Parishads turning healthcare facilities around ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Feb 23, 2020  · Union Parishads turning healthcare facilities around. The health system of Bangladesh is experiencing multiple burdens of diseases, low service coverage, and a lack of effective protection mechanism from financial risk. However, good health and wellbeing is a major means of human development, and an end product of it.

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Including persons with disability in disaster management ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jun 03, 2019  · In his presentation, Arif Abdullah Khan highlighted the major issues faced by disabled persons due to climate change and natural disasters. This includes increased difficulty in mobility, increased vulnerability to water-borne diseases, food scarcity, mental trauma, difficulty in accessing healthcare, and more.

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UNDP in Bangladesh

Posted: (0 seconds ago) UNDP partners with people at all levels of society to help build nations though sustainable, innovative, and community-based development projects. Since 1972, UNDP and its partners have helped Bangladesh make critical advances in the areas of governance, poverty reduction, climate change and disaster resilience.

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Goal 3: Good health and well-being | UNDP in Bangladesh

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Goal 3: Good health and well-being | UNDP in Bangladesh. « ». We have made huge strides in reducing child mortality, improving maternal health and fighting HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases. Since 1990, there has been an over 50 percent decline in preventable child deaths globally. Maternal mortality also fell by 45 percent worldwide.

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Livelihoods Improvement of Urban Poor Communities Project ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) As many rural landless poor continue to move to cities to escape harsh climates, looking for jobs, trying to access to education and healthcare, the price they pay is hefty because of population increase and unplanned development. Poor women and children are often the worst victims for expensive but poor-quality housing, little to no security ...

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Strengthen Inclusive Development in CHT | UNDP in Bangladesh

Posted: (0 seconds ago) A network of 1,000 Community Health Service Workers (CHSWs) and Community Skilled Birth Attendants (CSBAs) has been established, providing over half a million CHT people with increased access to basic health services.

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UN Volunteers | UNDP in Bangladesh

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Volunteerism is critical to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). UN Volunteers have been working in Bangladesh since 1975, promoting development initiatives that aim to improve living conditions and contribute to sustainable development. UNV in Bangladesh has a wide scope of activities including: Recruiting volunteers.

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Strengthening Inclusive Development in Chittagong Hill ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Furthermore, Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs (MoCHTA) and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) signed an agreement to provide salary support to CHSWs and CSBAs from 1 October 2015 until the 30 June 2016. A total of 3,507 Para/Village Development Committees (PDCs) and 1,935 Para Nari/Women Development Group (PNDGs) have been ...

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Covid-19: A reality check for Bangladesh's healthcare ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) May 03, 2020  · As a comparison, Georgia’s ratio is 50.9 per 10,000 citizens. A leading public health expert also observed that there is a maldistribution of health-sector workers, with 78% of Bangladesh’s population living in rural areas, while 70% of doctors are stationed in urban areas. Healthcare Workers at …

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Stories | UNDP in Bangladesh

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Union Parishads turning healthcare facilities around At Badaghat (south) Union Parishad under Biswamvarpur upazila of Sunamganj, the union’s family welfare centre is the only place for locals to avail health …

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Community Volunteers of UNDP providing support for ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jul 28, 2020  · It addresses issues of education, health, employment local government involvement, community organizations’ capacity development, infrastructure& housing and skill-building, etc. It is one of the largest urban development projects in the world, and with the dedicated work of hundreds of field-level workers such as Tanjina, the project has ...

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UNDP and BGMEA Launch a RMG Sector Sustainability Report ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) While Bangladesh Financing Strategy expects a 42% contribution from the private sector to achieve SDG financing and the 8 th Five-Year-Plan envisions 75% of the achievements to be supported by private sector, no industry consolidated impact on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has yet been reported.. On 28 th March, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Bangladesh …

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Covid-19: A Step Back for Women’s ... - UNDP in Bangladesh

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Aug 31, 2020  · Various studies, including by WHO and OECD, have shown that women are more affected by Covid-19 in terms of increased burden of unpaid care work, domestic violence, job loss, lack of access to sexual and reproductive health care services, restricted mobility in the public sphere, etc. Women are also in inferior positions in the labour market on ...

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Low-cost ambulance to carry patients from Rohingya camps ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jun 27, 2019  · Low-cost ambulance to carry patients from Rohingya camps to healthcare centres: Initiative of UNDP ©UNDP Bangladesh As a part of UNDP’s commitment of ‘Leaving no one Behind’, the innovation lab of its Access to Information (a2i) Programme has officially handed over two low-cost ambulances to Research Training and Management (RTM ...

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Support to national response | UNDP in Bangladesh

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Health System's and Procurement Support. As part of the overall UNDP Bangladesh response, a2i has taken some major significant initiatives at the request of and in collaboration with Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) and Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) to: (i) contain the spread of the virus; (ii) harness technology in a manner that is customized to ...

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Creating a culture of innovation in Bangladesh | UNDP in ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Oct 16, 2019  · As the world progresses and we revel in the technology that makes our lives easier, there still remains many areas of improvement, especially in a developing country such as ours. Plastic pollution is at an all-time high worldwide, while in Bangladesh, rural areas remain devoid of basic everyday amenities and healthcare facilities. Here, city planners and policymakers continue to …

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Ethnic girls embody apostles of human rights defenders ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Dec 30, 2019  · Surjamoni said the tea garden workers community, in most cases, suffers for lack of safe drinking water and healthcare facility. “I carried out a campaign in November last and make about 556 people from the community aware of their rights,” she added.

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Beyond Recovery: Towards 2030 | UNDP in Bangladesh

Posted: (0 seconds ago) More than 30K doctors and health workers are being trained to fight the coronavirus using the government’s open e-learning platform MuktoPaath. All these are done harnessing technology in a manner that is customized to the Bangladeshis while ensuring the safety of healthcare providers and maximizing their productivity enabling data-driven ...

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DNCC and UNDP unveil Street Art to thank the COVID ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jun 02, 2020  · Recently, the organisation in partnership with a healthcare service provider, started testing as well. Shayaan Seraj, on behalf of both Gulshan Society and Aqua Paints, appreciated greatly the Mayor’s enthusiasm, and aspires all local communities and private organisations to come forward and continue motivating our fighters.

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Covid-19: an uncertain homecoming for Bangladeshi migrant ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jul 19, 2020  · Uncertainty about their remigration is looming large. At the same time, they face stigma and discrimination given limited scope for social distancing and access to healthcare services. Returnees require access to health services, social protection and quality jobs to cope with the fallouts.

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Covid-19: a high-stakes test for the RMG sector | UNDP in ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Apr 30, 2020  · Covid-19 is ripping Bangladesh’s Ready-Made Garments (RMG) sector to shreds. The industry forms the economy’s backbone, accounting for 84% of all exports. But the global pandemic has disrupted supply of raw materials, delayed shipments, cancelled or suspended orders and led …

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333 helpline providing COVID-19 support | UNDP in Bangladesh

Posted: (0 seconds ago) May 07, 2020  · As the pandemic hit Bangladesh, the helpline has adapted to the current times, and has been providing information on precautions, health guidelines, and directives on suspected Covid-19 infections. Through its Doctors’ Pool of over 4,000 registered professionals, the helpline has provided telemedicine services to over 350,000 people.

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See beyond GDP and towards sustainability for post-COVID ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Aug 12, 2020  · See beyond GDP and towards sustainability for post-COVID recovery. Dhaka Forum hosted a virtual conference titled “Post Covid-19 Emergence” on August 8-9, the biggest such conference of the Global South. The event was organised by Leadership Council for Policy & Research (LCPR) in collaboration with Aspire to Innovate (a2i) Programme of the ...

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National Adaptation Plan (NAP) | UNDP in Bangladesh

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Bangladesh often considered as one of the countries most vulnerable to climate variability and change. To address the adverse effects of climate change, adaptation is included in the key national development plan, the 7th Five Year Plan (2016-2020). The adaptation programme prioritized in the NAPA, the BCCSAP and the NDC is now under implementation. Bangladesh was a pioneer in bringing ...

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Not leaving anyone behind – photo-book ”Hijra Lives in ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Sep 28, 2017  · More than half of the third gender population experience violence, discrimination and abandonment or sexual assault and abuse at early age in their natural families. This was said today at a panel discussion following a launch of a photo-book ”Leaving …

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Goal 4: Quality education | UNDP in Bangladesh

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Education is the key to fighting discrimination, to improving health and to securing better jobs – and people know it. more . UNDP in Benin Benin: New opportunities for young graduates. Benin’s labour market is unable to support its university graduates, so a project is helping them start small businesses.more .

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Goal 5: Gender equality | UNDP in Bangladesh

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Since 2000, UNDP, together with our UN partners and the rest of the global community, has made gender equality central to our work. We have seen remarkable progress since then. More girls are now in school compared to 15 years ago, and most regions have reached gender parity in primary education. Women now make up to 41 percent of paid workers ...

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Santal women prepare masks to meet community demand amid ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Dec 30, 2020  · Managing masks for the ethnic Santal minority was a huge challenging task too due to their limited access to healthcare facilities and resources. “When we first heard about the disease (COVID-19), we got panicked, thinking of how we remain safe from coronavirus,” said Santal women Monika Henrom, a mother of two.

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National Adaptation Plan for medium and long term climate ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Oct 28, 2019  · Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) jointly going to launch a three year project titled, ”Formulation and Advancement of the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Process in Bangladesh” with financial support from the Green Climate Fund (GCF).

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Building better mental health in COVID Pandemic | UNDP in ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Sep 18, 2020  · Capacity building, policy advocacy, knowledge management, reporting and documentation are also key tasks of the project. This project is expected to pave the way for better policies surrounding mental health issues in Bangladesh, and normalise seeking psychosocial help during crises. Under this project, the helpline +8801776632344, supported by ...

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Bangladesh Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Progress ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Aug 28, 2020  · Bangladesh Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Progress Report 2020,’ that aimed to review the progress made in implementation and achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by the country

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Millennium Development Goals | UNDP in Bangladesh

Posted: (0 seconds ago) 'Millennium Development Goals: Bangladesh Progress Report 2015' is the eighth report monitoring the progress of MDGs in Bangladesh after 2005. The report shows that Bangladesh has registered remarkable progresses in the areas of poverty alleviation, ensuring food security, primary school enrolment, gender parity in primary and secondary level education, lowering the infant and under-five ...

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Safety-nets, bed-nets fight malaria in Bangladesh - UNDP

Posted: (0 seconds ago) 1.2 million patients ensured access to health services through 80 satellite clinics and 1,000 mobile health workers, treating nearly 40% of all malaria cases in the CHT. 300 community-run schools built or renovated, hiring and training 700 teachers, and fostered local ownership of education with community-run School Management Committees.

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EALG project of UNDP joins the fight against Covid-19 ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jun 05, 2020  · Efficient and Accountable Local Government (EALG) project of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with support from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and Government of Denmark repurposed the project activities and launched Covid-19 response initiative in 251 unions of 18 Upazilas on 04 June in a virtual meeting.

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Strengthening the digital dimensions of tolerance and ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Apr 11, 2021  · Apr 11, 2021. Nursery Raising, Planting Techniques and Plantation Management of Climate Resilient Mangrove Species in Bangladesh . Mangrove forests are extremely important coastal resources in the tropical and sub-tropical areas of the World.

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WASTE TO ENERGY | UNDP in Bangladesh

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Oct 07, 2018  · WASTE TO ENERGY. Oct 7, 2018. Feasibility study report on “Waste to Energy Conversion for Six Municipalities in Bangladesh published by the Development of Sustainable Renewable Energy Power Generation (SREPGen) Project. Filed under: Goal 13 Climate action. Bangladesh. Publication. Climate change and disaster risk reduction.

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The Local Government System In Bangladesh: A Comparative ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The current analysis focuses on the local government structure or "intergovernmental architecture"; in other words, it looks broadly at the institutional and legal frameworks within which local governments operate in Bangladesh.

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Social security system yields minimum benefits | UNDP in ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Dec 10, 2019  · Cash transfer ensures better access to healthcare and higher enrollment in schools, she added. "We must try to optimise the benefit of transfer by aiming at long-term impact of social protection instead of just being a measure to meet short-term crises. In planning social safety net programmes, it is important to ensure that it will bring in ...

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CLIMATE PUBLIC FINANCE TRACKING IN BANGLADESH | UNDP in ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jan 27, 2019  · Climate Public Finance Tracking is one of the set of climate related financial planning and management tools designed to understand a country's resource commitment to address the adverse effects of climate change

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Youth led startups are now fighting COVID-19 in Bangladesh

Posted: (0 seconds ago) May 08, 2020  · Youth led startups are now fighting COVID-19 in Bangladesh. Ever since its initial detection in China in late 2019, COVID-19 has brought the world to a screeching halt in roughly four months. It’s crippling effect has touched on every aspect of people’s lives – health, economy, food, mental state and much more.

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Road fatalities are not `inevitable’, they can be ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Oct 21, 2020  · The World Bank estimates investment of USD 7.8 billion over the coming decade to achieve SDG Targets 3.6 (3: Good Health and Well-being) and 11.2 (11: Sustainable Cities and Communities) that call for halving the number of global road deaths and providing universal access to safe transport in cities and settlements.

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Coronavirus disease COVID-19 pandemic | UNDP in Bangladesh

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic is the defining global health crisis of our time and the greatest challenge we have faced since World War Two. Since its emergence in Asia late last year, the virus has spread to every continent except Antarctica. Cases are rising daily in Africa the Americas, and Europe.

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SEISMIC RISK ASSESSMENT IN BANGLADESH | UNDP in Bangladesh

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jan 14, 2016  · SEISMIC RISK ASSESSMENT IN BANGLADESH. Jan 14, 2016. The project “Seismic Risk Assessment in Bangladesh" was initiated by the Comprehensive Disaster Management Programme (CDMP) under the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief (MaDMR) of the Government of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh. The Programme is funded by the United Nations ...

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Solid waste management project in Cox’s Bazar | UNDP in ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Sep 05, 2018  · Solid waste management project in Cox’s Bazar. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Sweden has penned an agreement to launch a USD 4.8 million project to introduce a sustainable system of solid waste management in Cox’s Bazar. The agreement to implement “Sustainable Solutions to Solid Waste: A Local Response to the Rohingya ...

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