High prevalence of inadequate health literacy causes health disparity in terms of access to and use of healthcare services.
High time to pass comprehensive legislation to address medical malpractice in Bangladesh
The great news is that through the daily practice of breathing, mindfulness, and other forms of intentional self-care, can actually help individuals overcome stress and improve their livelihood.
Garment workers have received a fair share of attention over the last few years due to their poor working conditions, low wages and benefits, and inadequate facilities at their factories of employment.
Bangladesh is being urbanised at a rapid pace, fuelled by rural poverty, climate change and the promise of a better economic future.
Providing all pregnant Bangladeshi women with iron and folic acid would decrease the risk of anaemia in mothers by 69 percent and reduce low-weight births by nearly 3 percent. The majority of the benefits would come from avoiding lifelong productivity losses that arise from low birth weight.