Family Planning

Family planning stuck

There was a time when Bangladesh's national family planning policies were a role model for other countries to emulate. That was then; today the situation is slightly different.

November 3, 2017
November 3, 2017

Family Planning: Too important, yet ignored

Shortage of family planning services may aggravate the health problems of Rohingya refugees, especially mothers and children suffering from malnutrition, say government officials and experts. Contraceptives are unpopular among Rohingyas largely for lack of education and awareness about family planning. Every Rohingya couple has six to seven children on average, say NGO officials at the refugee camps in Cox's Bazar.

January 28, 2016
January 28, 2016

Family planning stuck

There was a time when Bangladesh's national family planning policies were a role model for other countries to emulate. That was then; today the situation is slightly different.

January 27, 2016
January 27, 2016

Progress stagnant for last 4 years

Bangladesh needs to focus on promoting long-term and permanent contraceptive methods to control further growth of population, experts say at an international conference in Bali.

April 5, 2015
April 5, 2015

Improving newborn survival

The implementation of Comprehensive Newborn Care Package (CNCP) in Kushtia district has been recently launched in Dhaka by the Directorates of Health Services (DGHS) and Directorates of Family Planning (DGFP) with technical support from Saving Newborn Lives Programme of Save the Children in Bangladesh.