Medical Science and Public Health

A Simple Solution - Teaching Millions to Treat Diarrhoea at Home

$13.00
$13.00
Category Type: 
Academic and Reference Books
Bangladesh Studies
Medical Science and Public Health
Urban and Regional Planning URP
Language: 
English
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UPL Showroom Price: 
300
ISBN: 
978 984 05 1341 3
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1996
Number of Pages: 
149
Cover Type: 
HB
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This is a tale of how a medical technology was adapted, revised and presented to ad illiterate public through house-to-house health education by a small army of dedicated health workers. Through a decade of persistent work, the entire BRAC organization initiated this ambitious programme, and inspite of all skepticism from the global public health community, carried the science of oral therapy into every home in Bangladesh. Never before, or since, has a public health effort of this intensity been tried.

Disciplining Birth: Power, Knowledge and Childbirth Practices in Bangladesh

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Category Type: 
Academic and Reference Books
Bangladesh Studies
Medical Science and Public Health
Gender Studies
Language: 
English
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UPL Showroom Price: 
475
ISBN: 
984 05 1741 4
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Year of Publication: 
2005
Number of Pages: 
242
Cover Type: 
HB
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This book is about birth practices among poor, rural women in Bangladesh. Kaosar Afsana has used a multidimensional framework for the study. She draws upon ideas and perspectives from history, anthropology, gender and socio-political economy to analyse experiences of self and other, which are truly impressive. It is a pioneering study where various choices available for birthing care in the country are addressed.

Discoursing Birthing Care: Experiences from Bangladesh

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Category Type: 
Academic and Reference Books
Bangladesh Studies
Medical Science and Public Health
Gender Studies
Law and Human Rights
Language: 
English
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UPL Showroom Price: 
250
ISBN: 
984 051 555 1
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2000
Number of Pages: 
128
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This book focuses on issues critical to the contemporary emphasis on gender sensitive health care for the poor pregnant women in Bangladesh. The core of the book explores the differing perspectives between rural women and health care providers regarding childbirth care and practices. The study attempts to understand women's perceptions of birthing care and their practices, the role of culture, socio-economic factors, and household dynamics as they influence women and their family's health-seeking behaviour.

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