Medical Science and Public Health

Quest for a Healthy Bangladesh: A Vision for the Twenty-first Century

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Academic and Reference Books
Bangladesh Studies
Medical Science and Public Health
Language: 
English
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250
ISBN: 
984 05 1516 0
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
The World Bank
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1999
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50
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Quest for a Healthy Bangladesh provides an overview of the Bangladesh health and population situation and the current status of its health and family planning programme, with an emphasis on primary health care services. It reviews some of the major initiatives in health, population and nutrition which are emerging and considers how primary health care services can be strengthened in Bangladesh so that health for all can become a reality in Bangladesh sooner rather than later.

Romance and Pleasure: Understanding the Sexual Conduct of Young People in Dhaka in the Era of HIV/AIDS

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Academic and Reference Books
Bangladesh Studies
Sociology
Medical Science and Public Health
Urban and Regional Planning URP
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English
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300
ISBN: 
984 05 1734 1
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2005
Number of Pages: 
183
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Romance and Pleasure portrays the social and cultural setting of urban Dhaka to understand sexual conduct and the factors that contribute to sexual health risks, including pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, especially HIV, among unmarried, college-going young people. The book also presents the situation in a wider context, by examining gender-related values and societal norms on the nature of relationships among young people. Marriage is a central pillar in the social construction of sexuality in Bangladesh.

Governance of the Healthcare Sector in Bangladesh

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Academic and Reference Books
Bangladesh Studies
Medical Science and Public Health
Language: 
English
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300
ISBN: 
984 05 1569 1
Publisher: 
Centre For Policy Dialogue (CPD)
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2001
Number of Pages: 
127
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This book examines the existing healthcare delivery system in Bangladesh and its outcome. The theoretical section focuses primarily on the importance of preventive care for the population of the world and specifically for a poor country like Bangladesh.

Health for all in Bangladesh: Lessons in Primary Helath Care for the Twenty-first Century

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Academic and Reference Books
Bangladesh Studies
Medical Science and Public Health
Development Studies
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English
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500
ISBN: 
984 05 1509 8
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2000
Number of Pages: 
354
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HB
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The goal for Health for All by the Year 2000 was adopted by the Ministers of Health from countries around the world who gathered at the Alma Ata (now Almaty) Kazakhstan in 1978 at the International Conference on Primary Health Care. With the arrival of the year 2000, the hope of attaining the goal has vanished. However, reviewing and formulating strategies for ensuring that the goal of Health for Allis attained by all members of the human family as soon as possible is now as relevant as ever.

Making Tuberculosis History: Community-based Solutions for Millions

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Academic and Reference Books
Bangladesh Studies
Medical Science and Public Health
Language: 
English
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685
ISBN: 
978 984 506 039 4
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2011
Number of Pages: 
268
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HB
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The community-based TB control program of BRAC, one of the world's largest NGOs has created access to lifesaving diagnostics and treatment for hundreds of thousands. For over 25 years, its army of health volunteers has brought services to the doorsteps of patients.

Bangladesh Health Watch Report 2009: How Healthy is Health?

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Academic and Reference Books
Bangladesh Studies
Medical Science and Public Health
Language: 
English
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900
ISBN: 
978 984 8815 27 4
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2010
Number of Pages: 
96
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A Simple Solution - Teaching Millions to Treat Diarrhoea at Home

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Academic and Reference Books
Bangladesh Studies
Medical Science and Public Health
Urban and Regional Planning URP
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English
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300
ISBN: 
978 984 05 1341 3
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1996
Number of Pages: 
149
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This is a tale of how a medical technology was adapted, revised and presented to ad illiterate public through house-to-house health education by a small army of dedicated health workers. Through a decade of persistent work, the entire BRAC organization initiated this ambitious programme, and inspite of all skepticism from the global public health community, carried the science of oral therapy into every home in Bangladesh. Never before, or since, has a public health effort of this intensity been tried.

Disciplining Birth: Power, Knowledge and Childbirth Practices in Bangladesh

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Academic and Reference Books
Bangladesh Studies
Medical Science and Public Health
Gender Studies
Language: 
English
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475
ISBN: 
984 05 1741 4
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Year of Publication: 
2005
Number of Pages: 
242
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HB
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This book is about birth practices among poor, rural women in Bangladesh. Kaosar Afsana has used a multidimensional framework for the study. She draws upon ideas and perspectives from history, anthropology, gender and socio-political economy to analyse experiences of self and other, which are truly impressive. It is a pioneering study where various choices available for birthing care in the country are addressed.

Discoursing Birthing Care: Experiences from Bangladesh

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Academic and Reference Books
Bangladesh Studies
Medical Science and Public Health
Gender Studies
Law and Human Rights
Language: 
English
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UPL Showroom Price: 
250
ISBN: 
984 051 555 1
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2000
Number of Pages: 
128
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HB
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This book focuses on issues critical to the contemporary emphasis on gender sensitive health care for the poor pregnant women in Bangladesh. The core of the book explores the differing perspectives between rural women and health care providers regarding childbirth care and practices. The study attempts to understand women's perceptions of birthing care and their practices, the role of culture, socio-economic factors, and household dynamics as they influence women and their family's health-seeking behaviour.

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