Improving maternal and child health in Asia through innovative partnerships and approaches: The case of Bangladesh

This research brief is part of a series capturing the impact of project interventions and analysing and documenting CARE’s best practices under the GSK ‘20% Reinvestment Initiative’ in Asia. This briefing focuses on the case of Bangladesh.

Following an overview of maternal and neonatal child health in Bangladesh and in the Sunamganj district covered by the project, the briefing outlines the background to the project itself. It then describes its goals and objectives and main achievements to date. The remainder of the briefing describes the innovative tools and mechanisms that have been used by the project to improve maternal and neonatal child health in remote and marginalised areas of Bangladesh. The briefing concludes with some lessons learned and recommendations for the future.

  • Countries: Bangladesh
  • Co-authors: ODI
  • Published: September 2015

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