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Strengthening adolescent reproductive health in Bangladesh

Strengthening adolescent reproductive health in Bangladesh

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Published by Population Council Bangladesh in Dhaka .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementIsmat Ara Hena, et al
The Physical Object
Pagination44 p.
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24480677M
LC Control Number2010308367

According to the Guttmacher-Lancet Commission (May 9, p ),1 the sexual and reproductive health and rights of displaced people and refugees are being compromised in humanitarian settings because essential life-saving sexual and reproductive health and rights services are inadequate or not available. After the eruption of violence in the Rakhine state of Myanmar in August, , nearly 1 Author: S M Hasan-ul-Bari, Tarek Ahmed. A set of 7 briefs on youth and adolescent reproductive health. In an African nation where abortion was only recently legalized, the barriers to access are public education, medical training and money. s adulthood:exploring the sexual and reproductive health of adolescent in South Asia World Health Organization, ble from http/apps who int/ reproductive health. Our sexual and reproductive health and family planning initiatives: provide counseling and information to adolescents and youth so they can protect their health and prevent unintended pregnancies, generate knowledge about and demand for contraceptives, and increase access to adolescent-friendly health services.; We work with ministries of health and health facilities to transform health.

  National Strategy for Adolescent Health Bangladesh has an adolescent population of approximately 36 million: more than one-fifth of the total population of Bangladesh is those between the ages of 10 and 19 years (BBS, ).


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Strengthening adolescent reproductive health in Bangladesh Download PDF EPUB FB2

Among adolescents, the experience of girls and boys differ widely. Gender discrimination in the form of discrimination against girls has been identified as one of the prime adolescent reproductive health (ARH) issues in Bangladesh.

The discrimination exists in most spheres of life including employment, marriage, social mobility, food allocation Size: 72KB. Name of the Program/ Project/ Unit: Strengthening Adolescent Reproductive Health in Bangladesh Project Donor: CIDA and PLAN International Bangladesh Goal: To improve reproductive health of vulnerable and underserved adolescents in the Sitakund, Upazilla under Chittagong district of Bangladesh.

Adolescents in Bangladesh. Programmatic Approaches to Sexual and Reproductive Health Education and Services. There is a gap in knowledge and understanding of effective adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) programming in Bangladesh, especially programming at File Size: 1MB.

Joynal Haque, Programme Manager, Adolescent & Reproductive Health, MCH-Services, DGFP. We have formulated the National Strategy for Adolescent Healthand we are currently. "Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Bangladesh a needs assessment." Dhaka, Bangladesh: International Planned Parenthood Federation and Family Planning Association of Bangladesh.

The sexual and reproductive health of younger adolescents: research issues in developing countries: background paper for a consultationReproductive health services. behavior. ity. ly transmitted diseases - prevention and. Adolescents are likely to face a range of health and social challenges. For instance, initiation of sexual activity while they lack adequate knowledge and skills for protection places adolescents at a higher risk of unwanted pregnancy, unsafe abortion and sexually transmitted infections including HIV/AIDS.

High prevalence of early marriage and childbearing in some of the Member States, is. Acknowledgements Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Toolkit for Humanitarian Settings has been a joint effort by Save the Children and UNFPA, led by Brad Kerner (Save the Children), Cecile Mazzacurati (UNFPA) and Jennifer Kim (UNFPA).

people has not focused on perceptions of sexual/reproductive health, attitudes and behaviours related to sexual/reproductive health. • The results of all studies conducted in Turkey* show that adolescents have insufficient knowledge about sexual/reproductive health and their main sources of information are friends, parents and mass-media.

Adolescents have limited and, in some places, no access to sexual and reproductive health education and contraception, making adolescent girls more prone to early and unintended pregnancies. Nearly a quarter of girls aged 15–19 years are married with an estimated 16 million adolescents giving birth each year globally, of whom, 95% are from Cited by: Overview.

In Bangladesh, the Council conducts research and works with the government, NGOs, and the private sector to increase use of reproductive health services, expand the contraceptive method mix, reduce sexual and gender-based violence, improve maternal and child health, and reduce adolescent fertility and help girls delay marriage.

Strengthening government health systems, improving parenting skills and providing sexuality education to improve the health of children in Bangladesh. We work through our right to health programme and different projects across the country on adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights and maternal, new born and child health.

Reproductive Health in Bangladesh. Figure 2. Reasons married adolescents ( years) do not use contraception (percent) (N= ). Source: World Bank Group and the International Center for Research on Women. Household Survey Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Bangladesh.

ChallengesFile Size: 1MB. Child and Adolescent Health Inroduction. WHO has been supporting Bangladesh for it to achieve highest standards of health and development for children and adolescents, whereby they are nurtured to live their life to its full potential while ensuring that their needs and rights are fulfilled and respected.

Bangladesh has a significant adolescent population. Inmore than one-fifth ( percent) of the total population, that is million, were adolescents (BBS, ) and according to population projections, both the percentage and absolute number of adolescents will File Size: 6MB.

This report, Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health: Taking Stock in Kenya, results from the collaborative efforts of the Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Technical Working Group, the Division of Reproductive Health (DRH), implementing partners, and development partners, with technical assistance from FHI /PROGRESS.

Guide to Planning Local Government Health Services. Launched in by the Philippines Department of Health, the Matching Grant Program (MGP) has dramatically expanded the coverage and quality of the primary health care provided to women and children in a decentralized program setting.

The health of Bangladesh’s million adolescents, who make up nearly one-fifth of the country’s total population, is critical to the country’s future, but issues surrounding adolescent sexual and reproduc­tive health remain taboo.

ASRH initiatives have been implement­ed by both the Government of Bangladesh. National Strategy for Adolescent Health December, Published by: Child marriage and adolescent pregnancy is the most pressing adolescent health problem in Bangladesh.

According to Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey, fifty nine percent of Adolescent Reproductive Health Strategy inwhich has now been revised File Size: 1MB. Research that explores how community-based interventions for strengthening adolescent sexual reproductive health and rights (SRHR) can be integrated and sustained in community health systems, is, to the best of our knowledge, very scarce, if not absent.

It is important to document mechanisms that shape integration process in order to improve health systems’ responsiveness towards adolescents Cited by: 5. Despite several advances made in supply chain management for reproductive health commodities in Bangladesh with support from USAID over the past few decades, there are still documented challenges on procurement process management, storage and distribution of health commodities, as well as monitoring consumption which is the primary source of information for forecasting and quantification.

Making health services adolescent friendly v This Guidebook sets out the public health rationale for making it easier for adolescents to obtain the health services that they need to protect and improve their health and well-being, including sexual and reproductive health services. Bangladesh: Advancing Adolescent Health (A2H) The A2H project was designed to improve adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) and family planning knowledge, while increasing access to and use of related health services in Bangladesh.

Reaching youth and adolescents between the ages of and with multi-level interventions. National Plan of Action for Adolescent Health Strategy and this period of changes is a very challenging one both physically and emotionally.

Bangladesh has 36 millions of adolescents: more than one-fifth of the total country’s population is between the ages of 10 and 19 years (BBS, ). adolescent sexual and reproductive health. of adolescent fertility, contribute to preventable deaths and illness among mothers and their newborns, and influence the wellbeing of women, children and adolescents.

Sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) have been identified as a priority within the reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and nutrition (RMNCAH-N).

Adolescent Reproductive Health Services CHAPRTER 9: Child Health Introduction The objectives of child survival and child health to the reproductive system and to its functions and process”.

This definition is taken and modified from the WHO definition of health. Reproductive healthFile Size: 1MB.

More than 68% of girls in Bangladesh, % in Nepal, % in India, and 24% in Indonesia are married by 18 years of age.(3) Early pregnancy has higher chances of adverse reproductive health outcomes such as high maternal mortality and high infant mortality.

PPT – Assessment of Laws and Policies for Strengthening Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Bangladesh PowerPoint presentation | free to download - id: 53bb4c-ZGU4N.

The Adobe Flash plugin is needed to view this content. Get the plugin now. Bangladesh’s National Health Accounts (NHA) show that the government spends percent of its total health expenditure on maternal health and 7 percent on reproductive health.

Improved utilization of essential health services by women of child bearing age (WCBA), adolescent girls, newborns & children under 5 living in poverty, with high vulnerability. Improved delivery of quality essential health services to WCBA, adolescent girls, newborns and children under 5 living in poverty, with high vulnerability.

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) is inseparable from all aspects of adolescent health, providing an opportunity for health gain or loss, and is key to poverty alleviation and economic development.

Recent World Bank studies in Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, El File Size: 1MB. Strengthening Care for Poor Mothers and New-born in Bangladesh to improve the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women, men and young people in Bangladesh. Nirapod Empowering women, men, and adolescent girls in rural Bangladesh and in garment factories to exercise their sexual and reproductive health rights ultimately improving.

Adolescent Reproductive Health It is evident that the sexual and reproductive health of adolescents has emerged as an issue of great concern in Asia. Bangladesh. INDEPENDENT COUNTRY PROGRAMME EVALUATION BANGLADESH Evaluation Office April – Table 7.

Promoting Adolescent Awareness of Reproductive Health Services. 55 Table 8. Budget and Expenditure of Population and Development Programmatic Reproductive Health (and Bangladesh Office of the.

Adolescent Friendly Health Corners (AFHCs) in Selected Government Health Facilities in Bangladesh: An Early Qualitative Assessment With high rates of early marriage, especially among girls, a significant proportion of adolescents in Bangladesh need sexual and reproductive health services (SRH), including contraceptive information and services.

The Health Profile of Adolescents and Youth in Bangladesh published by the Government of Bangladesh, states that women aged are more likely to have ever experienced physical violence than Author: Supplement Desk.

October 1, A new World Bank Group global analysis examining socioeconomic status in relation to adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) outcomes in Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Nepal, Niger, and Nigeria finds that.

At least one-quarter of adolescent females years of age are married in the countries studied; the highest prevalence is found in in Bangladesh (65%) and. Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health There are over billion young people in the world today, and 90% of them live in low-income countries.

Adolescence is a significant transition period and a unique window of opportunity to shape the healthy and successful development of future generations. Adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) has been overlooked historically despite the high risks that countries face for its neglect.

Some of the challenges faced by adolescents across the world include early pregnancy and parenthood, difficulties accessing contraception and safe abortion, and high rates of HIV and sexually transmitted by: Sexual and Reproductive Health in Early and Later Adolescence: DHS Data on Youth Age (PDF, K) Order a Hard Copy: Please use electronic copies of DHS publications whenever possible.

Hardcopies of publications are intended primarily for those in developing countries where internet connections are limited or by: 4. selected countries in promoting the reproductive rights and health of adolescents and youth. This analytical summary presents the main conclusions and lessons from the evaluation of the UNFPA Bangladesh Country Office and FPAB (the Bangladesh IPPF affiliate) against theFile Size: 1MB.Gender and sexual and reproductive health are inherently connected and must be examined together to bring about better health outcomes and more gender equitable societies.

This course seeks to provide learners with an introduction to the links between gender and sexual and reproductive health and introduce the basics of gender integration in.Deadline: 24 July The United States Agency for International Development in Bangladesh (USAID/Bangladesh) is seeking applications for Adolescent Health Skills Strengthening Activity in Bangladesh.

Award Information – USAID plans to provide $6, in total funding over.