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Poor awareness and skills of millions of ‘water workers’ engaged in agriculture, aquaculture, industrial and power generation sectors, the biggest water users of country is one of the main impediments to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by rolex replica watches establishing efficient.... Read more

The inaugural session of a three-day environment and watsan fair stressed the need for ensuring cheap rolex replica water and sanitation.... Read more

On October 28, at the ARBAN School in Bauniabad, Mirpur, a group of young primary school going children stood lined up outside the office room, clutching on to the sides of their cheeks. Read more

A prize giving ceremony was held on   National WASH   Story Contest on 4th November at   National   Press Club, Dhaka. The contest held as a part of the observance of the World Water Day 2015. 

The ceremony was honored by Suraiya Begum, ndc, Secretary , Prime Minister’s Office, and.... Read more

Global Handwashing Day is a global campaign celebrated each year on 15 October to motivate and mobilize millions around the world to wash their hands with soap. The campaign is dedicated to raising awareness of handwashing with soap as a key approach to disease prevention. This year Bangladesh.... Read more

Bangladesh is a country with a population of approximately 160 million people with around 7,000 registered dentists. This means that on an average there is one dentist for 22,800 people. As with most developing countries the majority of the dentists stay in large cities and towns while the majority Read more

উপজেলার সার্বিক ওয়াটসান ও হাইজিন অবস্থা পর্যালোচনা এবং হতদরিদ্র ও সুবিধা বঞ্চিত শ্রেণীর মানুষের ওয়াটসান পরিস্থিতি চিহ্নিতকরণ, পানি ও স্যানিটেশন সেবা নিশ্চিত replica watches uk করতে ইউনিয়ন পরিষদ সমূহ কর্তৃক বাজেট বিশ্লেষণ এবং হাওর অঞ্চলের পানি ও স্যানিটেশন সেবা নিশ্চিতকরণে পরিকল্পনা প্রনয়নের লক্ষ্যে.... Read more

Out of the capital’s 45 lakh slum dwellers 41 lakh have no formal access to water supplied by Dhaka Water and Sewerage Authority.
The poor slum dwellers have to pay through their nose.... Read more

Speakers at a Consultation In Quest of Water-rights in the South-west Coast recommended water should be treated as rights, not commodity and combined effort is essential to ensure the water security for the people of coastal Bangladesh. For this, they emphasized the people’s involvement. Read more

Water sector experts and media professionals shared views over water resource management and sustainable development at a Meet the Press on Water and Sustainable Development held today (Saturday) at the National Press Club, Dhaka as a part of observing the World Water Day 2015 (22 March) Read more

Speakers at a National Seminar on Securing Sustainable Water for All in observance of the World Water Day 2015 strongly recommended to address equity and efficacy in water resource management to establish water governance for sustainable development. The present trend of development in Bangladesh which only spotlights on economic.... Read more

Scientists in Bangladesh are working on ways to treat toilet waste in rural areas and use it to develop safe, nutritious compost for food crops. Led by the school of civil engineering at Leeds University, the Value at the End of the Sanitation Value-Chain (VESV) project aims to help.... Read more

The issue of water quality in Bangladesh came into discussion since the 90s when arsenic contamination was detected in the country’s groundwater. Since then, several water quality tests by the Government and private sector has confirmed that mere installation of a safe water technology will not be sufficient to.... Read more

The NGO Forum for Public Health in collaboration with the European Union (EU) organised a consultation titled “Linking Arsenicosis Patients to Better Treatment” at the Department of Public Health Engineering (DPHE) Conference Room in Dhaka on 29 January, 2015.

Dr Abul Hasnat Milton, Senior.... Read more

Proper registration of arsenicois patients has not yet been ensured in Bangladesh as for which a large number of patients remain out of treatment facilities. In Bangladesh 7.5 million people are facing arsenic related health risks with 2.4 million people victims of potential arsenic contamination. Arsenicosis patient management still.... Read more

Optimum aquifer recharge in the Hard Barind area is very important to protect its overall public health alongside the existing agricultural ecosystem through managing a groundwater basin efficiently and effectively says scientists and researchers at a workshop. They opined that the drought-prone are is turning into extreme drought zone.... Read more

Stronger governance in WaSH sector with Union Parishad in the steering position at the local level is the key to ensure rural hard-to-reach population’s safe water and improved sanitation rights. Comprehensive WaSH governance focused intervention has significantly reduced prevalence of diarrhoeal diseases among rural households from 49% to 23.3%.... Read more

Annual Programme Review & Planning Meeting with PNGOs was organized by NGO Forum for Public Health on 9 November 2014 at NGO Forum Central Office, Dhaka. The Executive Directors of Partner NGOs, Regional Managers, senior management & the second line management personnel from the Central and Regional Offices of.... Read more

NGO Forum for Public Health, a national networking and service delivery organization in the area of water, sanitation and environment, is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the 1st Issue of “Journal on WatSan, Health & Environment” on interdisciplinary sciences. The Journal will address a range of.... Read more

Every Year Global Handwashing Day takes place on 15 October. This year Bangladesh has observed this day by inaugurating National Sanitation Month- 2014, a sanitation campaign hosted by Bangladesh govt. Over 200 million people were involved in celebrations in over 100 countries around the world.

Annually the Global.... Read more

প্রাকৃতিক পানি-শক্তিকে ব্যবহার করে জলবিদ্যুত উৎপাদন সম্ভব। পার্বত্যাঞ্চলের অনেক দূর্গম ও পিছিয়ে থাকা অঞ্চলে অধিকারবঞ্চিত আদিবাসী জনগোষ্ঠী বসবাসরত রয়েছে।

এই এলাকাগুলোতে জলবিদ্যুত উৎপাদন করে বাসগৃহসহ বিভিন্ন কাজে বিদ্যুতের ব্যবহার বিশেষত কৃষি উন্নয়নে সহায়ক হবে। এমন চমকপ্রদ কথায় জানিয়েছেন এনজিও ফোরাম ফর পাবলিক হেলথ-এর নির্বাহী পরিচালক জনাব এস,এম,এ, রশীদ।

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RAJSHAHI, Sept 21, 2014 (BSS) Full-fledged implementation of water and sanitation rights in Barind region has become indispensable for the hard-to-reach people as their living and livelihood condition is becoming vulnerable.... Read more

 

Despite progress, some key targets might not be achieved in time, says govt report 

Bangladesh will not be able to reach some key targets under the Millennium Development Goals before the 2015 deadline despite its laudable progress in achieving most of the goals, says a government.... Read more

A team of EU Delegation has visited EGCSC in WSS project field in Chuadanga on June 6, 2014. 

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চাঁপাইনবাবগঞ্জ ও রাজশাহী জেলার বিভিন্ন উপজেলার পিছিয়ে পড়া কমিউনিটি গুলোর উন্নয়নে কাজ করছে এনজিও ফোরাম ফর পাবলিক হেলথ রাজশাহী কার্যালয়। সুইস এজেন্সি ফর ডেভেলপমেন্ট এন্ড কোঅপারেশনের সহায়তা সহযোগি সংস'া এসডোর মাধ্যমে ওইসব পিছিয়ে পড়া জনগোষ্ঠীর.... Read more

Mojibur Rahman, 45, of Jhinaipukur, a drought-prone village under Nachole Upazila of Chapainawabganj district, has become happy over getting an Eco-sun toilet that brings multifarious benefits to him.In terms of water-stress condition, the toilet, a promoted non- conventional and specialized hygienic latrine, has created scopes of saving water coupled.... Read more

NGO Forum for Public Health has been airing 5 episodes live TV Talk-show titled “পানি ও স্যানিটেশন অধিকার–চাই সার্বজনীন বাস্তবায়ন” by NTV at 11:30 pm on every Thursday.

The Episode 5 “Governance in WatSan Sector: Role of Local Government” was telecast on 19 June. Professor Badiul Alam Majumder,.... Read more


Acknowledging the people’s right to safe WatSan and hygiene facilities NGO Forum has been running an advocacy campaign“Right to WatSan-Get It for All”. As part of media campaign under the Advocacy  NGO Forum has been telecasting an 1-hour live TV Talk-show titled “Pani.... Read more

Department of Environment under the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Bangladesh has organized World Environment Day Fair at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre field area at Agargaon in the capital. NGO Forum for Public Health is demonstrating its stall in the seven day’s long fair during 5 to 11.... Read more

Zuena Aziz, Additional Secretary and Director General, LGD, MoLGRD&C was the Chief Guest of the Consulation jointly organized by NGO Forum for Public Health and Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies. Presided over by Dr. A. Atiq Rahman, Executive Director, BCAS the Consultation was also addressed, among others,.... Read more

Department of Environment under the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Bangladesh has organized World Environment Day Fair at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre field area at Agargaon in the capital. NGO Forum for Public Health is demonstrating its stall in the seven day’s long fair during 5 to 11.... Read more

"Mismanagement of water resources leads to more energy consumption"

Speakers at a Meet the Press program on The Water-Energy Nexus in observance of the World Water Day 2014 strongly focus.... Read more

নাচোলে এনজিও ফোরাম ফর পাবলিক হেল্থের সহযোগিতায় এসেডো কর্তৃক বাস্তবায়িত ও বাস্তবায়সাধীন প্রকল্প এলাকা পরিদর্শন করছেন নেদারল্যান্ডের ইন্টারন্যাশনাল কনসালটেন্ট উইলিয়াম পিলস্। সম্প্রতি তিনি নাচোল উপজেলার নেজামপুর ইউনিয়নে প্রকল্পের বিভিন্ন দিক পরিদর্শন ও ইউনিয়ন পরিষদ চেয়ারম্যান,.... Read more

Experts at a roundtable discussion have stated that the harsh reality of climate change effects has its toll on the women and poor slowing down the economic progress of the country. The growing risks and vulnerabilities of women and the poor is making it impossible for them to come.... Read more