Author Archive | Rumana Huque

The Use of Traditional Medicine: A study in Bangladesh.

The present study aimed to examine the determinants of using traditional medicine by different socio-economic groups of people, assess the marketing strategies of providers of traditional medicines, and look at the existing policies to regulate the production, marketing and supply of traditional medicines. Household survey, exit client survey and key informants interview were employed to […]

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Improving governance and local level planning through community mobilisation: lessons learnt from Bangladesh

Poor governance in the health sector is negatively influencing service delivery mechanism in Bangladesh, which in turn results in low utilization of public facilities. Though the principle of strengthening effectiveness and accountability of service provision through ‘participation’ has been introduced in the recently created Community Clinics and the associated Community Groups (CG) in rural Bangladesh, […]

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