The Research to Policy Communication Cell (RPCC) within the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) is an online portal and repository of relevant evidence for tackling health problems in Bangladesh that was originally established as part of a Welcome Trust/WHO grant to icddr,b to enhance evidence-informed health policy making. The RPCC acts as a point of contact and communicator of high quality evidence for health policy decision-making between DGHS and the research community. Through RPCC- research evidence, knowledge of health issues and health interventions are disseminated in the form of policy briefs and full-length articles to both the public, research community and policy makers of Bangladesh.
This website aims to be a one-stop-shop of information for those interested in health research and health policy in Bangladesh. Hosted by the DGHS, this website pulls together health research evidence from academic publications, policy briefs, newspapers and other source
SHARE (Strengthening Health, Applying Research Evidence) project implemented by icddr,b is supporting the DGHS to strengthen RPCC. This is a capacity building initiative under the European Union’s ‘Supporting Public Health Institutes Programme’ (SPHIP) being implemented in eight countries including Bangladesh.
Health Policy Dialogue
the Health Policy Dialogue (HPD) – a think tank initiative in health sector of Bangladesh has organised its third policy dialogue with health professionals, policy makers, practitioners and representatives from government, NGOs and media at the CIRDAP Auditorium, Dhaka. The HPD was initiated in September 2017 by icddr,b’s ‘Strengthening Health, ..Read moreSep 05
Views Exchange Session with Chougacha-Jhinadah Model Committee for Community Participation in Healthcare Services
On 5 September 2018, a ‘Views Exchange Session with Chougacha-Jhinadah Model Committee for Community Participation in Healthcare Services’ was held at the UHC, Chirirbandar, Dinajpur. The discussion was organized to involve local communities in program planning and execution to improve the health care system and to ensure improved health services ..Read more