Resource Type: Brief Authors: Hossain Zillur Rahman and Sohel Rana Published: June 2018 This publication is part of the Universal Health in Bangladesh portfolio.
Resource Type: Brief Authors: Hossain Zillur Rahman and Sohel Rana Published: September 2017 This publication is part of the Universal Health in Bangladesh portfolio.
Resource Type: Brief Authors: Sohel Rana, Nadia Ishrat Alamgir, Mursaleena Islam Published: September 2017 This publication is part of the Universal Health in Bangladesh portfolio.
June 27, 2018 – HFG Bangladesh organized it’s end of project event on June 25, 2018 titled ‘Advancing Health Financing and Governance in Bangladesh: Sharing Lessons from USAID’s HFG Project’. The event included a wide range of stakeholders, partners, and collaborators including high officials of Government of Bangladesh, USAID, academia, civil society, and others. The […]
Resource Type: Final Country Report Authors: Health Finance & Governance Project Access the full listing of our final country reports HERE
Resource Type: Journal Publication Authors: Md. Ashadul Islam, Shamima Akhter & Mursaleena Islam Published: February 21, 2018 Resource Description: Bangladesh has achieved remarkable improvement in health indicators since its independence in 1971, despite poor economic conditions. It achieved Millennium Development Goal 4 on child mortality and progressed substantially toward Goal 5 on maternal mortality, even with health […]
Resource Type: Brief Authors: Hossain Zillur Rahman Published: May 2018 Resource Description: This brief highlights the learnings and recommendations from the review in order to improve operationally effective targeting approaches for universal health coverage-related programs in Bangladesh.
Photo: from left, Mursaleena Islam, Country Manager, USAID’s HFG Project, Bangladesh; Sukumar Sarker, Senior Technical and Policy Advisor, Office of Population, Health, Nutrition & Education, USAID/ Bangladesh; Akhter Ahmed, Country Director, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI); Hossain Zillur Rahman, Executive Chairman, Power and Participation Research Centre (PPRC); Professor Shamsul Alam, Senior Secretary, General Economic […]
Going into its sixth year in Bangladesh, HFG has successfully supported various activities focused on raising awareness of universal health coverage (UHC) and driving momentum for achieving UHC in Bangladesh. These activities focus on investing in health systems that put people at the center, increasing political will and citizen demand, and drawing learnings from diverse […]
The movement towards achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is gaining momentum in Bangladesh—especially following the approval of the Global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—with a clear mandate for UHC, and strong political commitment from the highest echelon of the government. Key initiatives that testify to this commitment include the Health Care Financing Strategy 2012–2032, Bangladesh Health Workforce Strategy 2015, National Social Security Strategy […]