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National Information Platform for Nutrition: An Introduction

National Information Platform for Nutrition (NIPN) is a project supported by the European Union and implemented by the Helen Keller International in partnership with Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS), with active collaboration of Statistics and Informatics Division (SID)/BBS, Food...

Uploaded Date : 2021-12-26

Epidemiological and Economic Burden of Dengue in Dhaka in 2019, Bangladesh

Dengue, a mosquito-borne viral disease, poses a tremendous threat to public health and imposes a substantial economic burden in Bangladesh. A growing literature shows that dengue imposes an enormous socioeconomic burden on households, health care systems, and health expenditures by the governments...

Uploaded Date : 2021-12-09

Extreme Poverty The Challenges of Inclusion in Bangladesh

In the period 2010-16 (HIES 2016 and World Bank Poverty Assessment Report 2019), poverty (upper and lower poverty lines) reduced to 25% of the population, with the extremely poor (lower poverty line) at 11% of total population estimated at 162 million, therefore approximately 18 million people. •...

Uploaded Date : 2021-09-30

Tracer Study on Graduates of Tertiary-Level Colleges

Efficient and productive human resources are the crucial prerequisites for economic growth and social development of Bangladesh, more particularly in the context of global technological advancement. Productive and efficient utilization of resources is ensured when the entire labour force of a...

Uploaded Date : 2021-08-29

A Comparative Study on Clusters and non-Clusters Based SME Development in Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, there are nearly 7.9 million SMEs including micro enterprises contributing to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at an estimated 25% (Asian Development Bank (ADB) 2015) . SMEs account for 11% of the country’s industrial establishments, 30% of industrial employment and 40% of the...

Uploaded Date : 2021-02-18

Decent Wage Bangladesh (Phase 1)

The aims of the project Decent Wage Bangladesh phase 1 aimed to gain insight in actual wages, the cost of living and the collective labour agreements in four low-paid sectors in three regions of Bangladesh, in order to strengthen the power of trade unions. The project received funding from...

Uploaded Date : 2021-01-31

Employment And Unemployment Amongst Educated Youth In Bangladesh – An Exploratory Analysis

This is an exploratory exercise which attempts to identify the potential for carrying out online socio-economic surveys in Bangladesh, taking the question of ‘educated unemployment’ as a test case. The topic is of great interest not just in Bangladesh but also throughout South Asia and beyond,...

Uploaded Date : 2020-12-21

COVID-19 in Bangladesh: Prevalence, KAP and Heterogeneous Shocks under 'General Holiday' - An Exploratory Study Based on an Online Survey

This study is based on data generated online which covered all socio-economic groups and all districts of the country. It can be considered representative of the vast online population, and it is believed that the patterns exposed would find strong resonance in the wider population as well. The...

Uploaded Date : 2020-12-21

Health status and healthcare-seeking behaviour assessment among elderly citizens in Bangladesh

Population ageing is one of the most important demographic trends in the 21st century. Along with the developed and developing world, Bangladesh is facing such challenges as the elderly population with the high risk of diseases and disability would put urgent demands on healthcare systems while...

Uploaded Date : 2020-09-30

The Determinants of Household Disaster Preparedness Behavior in Bangladesh

EXECUTIVE SUMMARYRecent literatures have widely portrayed natural disaster impacts on welfare and livelihoods. This literature largely focuses on loss of physical capital (e.g. asset, livestock, and crop), household income earning opportunities, coping strategies (including migration) and health...

Uploaded Date : 2020-09-07

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