Family Planning

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Accelerating the Implementation (Plan of Action) of Stakeholders Strategy in Relation to Levelling of Total Fertility Rate (TFR)

6 divisions of the country

 

February 2004 to March 2005

BDT 2,205,000

Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

  • To review the published and unpublished literature, policy papers, strategies, Action Plans, etc. on Stakeholder participation in Health, Nutrition & Population Sector Program, and to identify gaps in current knowledge and understanding
  • To prepare National Stakeholder Strategy and Plan of Action based on population policy with emphasis on gender, NGO and with participation of both primary and secondary stakeholders under the line ministries, civil societies and others as well as the High Level Inter-Ministerial Committee members.

 

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Accelerating the Implementation of Stakeholders Strategy in Reduction of Total Fertility Rate at Divisional Level

6 divisions of the country

 

November 2003 to June 2005

BDT 949,893

NIPORT

  • To introduce the demographic and health indicators related to reduction of fertility among the divisional stakeholders.
  • Compare the demographic and health indicators among the six administrative divisions to identify key issues related to reduction of fertility.
  • To explore feasible, sensible and meaningful participation in relation to the type of program and key stakeholders.

 

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Review and Identification of Sector Specific Policy Research Topics for Reduction of Total Fertility Rate (TFR)

Dhaka

 

November 2003 to January 2004

BDT 578,600

UNFPA

  • To review the sector specific policy, strategies and study documents in reducing Total Fertility Rate (TFR) and identify gaps in current knowledge and understanding.
  • To identify important areas or topics for policy and planning research in reduction of TFR and to document key lessons learned.
  • To develop recommendations and opportunities for conducting sector specific evidence based policy research/studies to examine the leveling of TFR.
  • To organize two workshops involving policy-makers, planners and researchers from government, NGOs, private organizations, development partners and donor agencies in order to identify the priority research topics for policy and planning in reduction of TFR.

 

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1999 National Physical Inventory Survey

All upazilas of 64 districts

 

February 2000 to August 2000

BDT 3,145,489

Directorate of Family Planning

  • Preparation of data collection instruments,
  • Field data collection,
  • Writing of computer program,
  • Editing and coding of data,
  • Data entry, data analysis and computer processing,
  • Report writing,
  • Dissemination of findings.

 

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Promotion of Clinical Contraceptive Services Facilities in the Chambers of the Private Medical Practitioners

Dhaka City

 

June 1998 to December 2002

BDT 405,000

CIDA

Provided special training to 45 PMPs, especially women physicians for providing the following services:

  • Management and treatment of STI/STDs
  • Reproductive Track Infection (RTI)
  • Management of complicated side-effects
  • General awareness about HIV/AIDS/STDs
  • Referral of patients to the health center/hospital

 

The pharmacy men/drug sellers, in turned, were provided training/orientation by the PMPs as experience showed that many clients ask for treatment/medicine from them.

 

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Involving Private Non-qualified Rural Medical Practitioners (RMPs) in Reproductive Health Services in Rural Areas

Kamalgonj upazila in Moulvibazar district

 

July 1997 to December 1997

BDT 626,400

The Population Council

Trained 60 RMPs to provide the following services:

  • Management of side-effects/complications of contraceptives
  • Screening clients and give to use contraceptives appropriate for them
  • Antenatal and post-natal care
  • General awareness about HIV/AIDS/STDs
  • Referral to health centers

 

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Involving Private Medical Practitioners (PMPs) in Reproductive Health Services in Urban Areas

Dhaka City

 

June 1996 to
June 1997

BDT 1,263,041

The Population Council

Trained 110 PMPs from Dhaka City to provide the following services:

  • Management of side-effects/complications of contraceptives
  • Screening clients and provide contraceptives appropriate for them
  • Antenatal and post-natal care
  • General awareness about HIV/AIDS/STDs
  • Referral of complicated cases to the health service centers/hospitals

 

The pharmacy men/drug sellers, in turned, were provided training/orientation by the PMPs as experience showed that many clients ask for treatment/medicine from them.

 

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National Survey on Continuous Physical Inventory (CPI) for Family Planning Commodities of DFP

 

 

All upazilas of 64 districts

 

July 1994 to
June 1995

BDT 997,672

Directorate of Family Planning

  • Reviewed related literature
  • Conducted a national baseline survey throughout the country.
  • Mapping/FGDs involving all stakeholders
  • Developed tools for the BASELINE Assessment
  • Field data collection from varied audiences,
  • Writing of computer program,
  • Editing and codings of data,
  • Data entry, data analysis and computer processing,
  • Draft Report writing,
  • Final Report writing
  • Dissemination of findings through national workshop.

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