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.
‘SHARE’ project in a new Devex article: How the EU is battling against threats to the world’s health
The numbers speak for themselves: Noncommunicable diseases — cardiovascular diseases, cancers, diabetes, and chronic respiratory diseases — kill over 40 million people each year, accounting for close to three-quarters of all deaths globally. Some 80 percent of NCD deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries — the same countries that ..Read moreJun 06
DHIS2 June Monthly Core Committee Meeting Minutes
Time: 11:00 AM – 1.00PM
Venue: IT Lab, MIS, DGHS
Dr. Md. Abus Salam (Chief, HIU), MIS, DGHS
Dr. Md Harun ur Rashid, Deputy Director, MIS,DGHS
Dr. Anwara Shareef , Deputy Chief (Medical ), MIS
Md. Ashraful Islam Babul, Deputy Chief (Non-medical ), MIS , DGHS
Md. Burhan Uddin Ahamed, Programer, MIS, DGHS
Md. Razi ..Read more