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A Study on Climate Change and Gender in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has been ranked as the 7 th most vulnerable country in the world in terms of risks from natural hazards, in which tidal surge, salinity, flooding, river erosion and cyclones are the most frequent ones. 1 It has now been widely recognized that Bangladesh, with its deltaic positioning,...

Uploaded Date : 2024-07-01

Follow-Up Tracer Study on Graduates of Tertiary-Level Colleges

Human resources play an important role in the overall development of a country. It is an incontrovertible fact that human capital remained the most important factor of production in the 21st century. Education has a major role to play in human resource development. Therefore, every country attaches...

Uploaded Date : 2024-06-09

Opportunities for Women's Economic Empowerment in Agro-based Industries

The landscape of women's employment in Bangladesh's agricultural sector is multifaceted, as revealed by recent surveys and studies. The Labour Force Survey 2022 highlights that approximately 18.43 million women are engaged in agriculture, making up 26.2 percent of the total employment....

Uploaded Date : 2024-04-29

Labour Market and Skill Gap Analysis for the Construction Sector in Bangladesh

The construction sector of Bangladesh has expanded dramatically in recent years. The development of the construction industry plays an important role in the overall development of Bangladesh. In the government's 8th Five-Year Plan for fostering national economic development, the construction...

Uploaded Date : 2024-02-05

Economic Burden of Cancer in Bangladesh

Cancer is an overwhelming global public health issue due to its considerable impact on mortality and morbidity. Cancer isa large group of diseases that can affect any part of the body, characterized by the rapid creation of abnormal cells that can invade other parts of the body and spread to other...

Uploaded Date : 2023-11-06

Economic Burden of Covid-19 in Bangladesh: Health Perspective

The World Health Organization (WHO) defined coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) as an infectious disease caused by the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and declared COVID-19 as a public health emergency of international concern and finally declared a global pandemic....

Uploaded Date : 2023-10-22

Catastrophic Health Expenditure and its Determinants in Bangladesh

Despite improvements in many health indicators throughout the last few decades globally, providing access to affordable healthcare remains a considerable challenge in many low- and middle-income countries including Bangladesh. Bangladesh uses a combination of different healthcare financing...

Uploaded Date : 2023-10-22

Health and Financial Burden of Kidney Dialysis in Bangladesh

Prevention of chronic kidney disease (CKD) becomes increasingly important in low- and middle-income countries. In South Asian settings hemodialysis is frequently utilized than peritoneal dialysis due to limited services.  In the South Asian context, only 30% of the total patients with kidney...

Uploaded Date : 2023-10-18

Understanding the Supply Chain to Achieve an Inclusive and Sustainable Ready-Made Garment Industry in Bangladesh

The readymade garment industry has been undergoing a paradigm shift over the last decade after various tragic incidents like the Rana Plaza incident. Maintaining compliance standards is one of them. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the industry showed its resilience with greater dependence on local...

Uploaded Date : 2023-10-15

An Assessment of Exchange Rate Management in the Post-Covid Crisis Period: The Case of Bangladesh

Exchange rate management came to the fore after the Covid-19 pandemic when Bangladesh economy started recovering, which created a huge pressure on foreign currencies to finance external trade. The Ukraine-Russia war jeopardizes the situation further by creating supply-side constraints on food and...

Uploaded Date : 2023-10-03

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