Are we asking the right questions?: Choices and Challenges in Assessing COVID-19 Impact on the Vulnerable in Bangladesh

2021-01-21T18:36:57+06:00January 21st, 2021|

The first working paper of the Citizen's Platform for SDGs, Bangladesh puts forward a framework to assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on vulnerable population groups in a developing country context.

In the Shadows of the Pandemic: The Gendered Impact of COVID-19 on Rohingya and Host Communities

2021-01-05T17:24:11+06:00October 14th, 2020|

Since the onset of global COVID-19 pandemic in December, Bangladesh has been in a state of high alert. The first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Bangladesh was recorded on 8 March 2020. By 26 March, containment measures were implemented, impacting an already vulnerable population. As of 13 September there have been 337,520 total cases, with 4,401 in Cox’s Bazar and 179 across all 34 refugee camps.

Civil society SDG monitoring report

2020-11-10T15:55:20+06:00October 4th, 2020|

This report explains why the EU’s SDG reporting creates an illusion of sustainability and makes concrete proposals for meaningful monitoring to become a stronger foundation for transformative policies

Knowledge, attitude, and practice regarding COVID-19 outbreak in Bangladesh: An online-based cross-sectional study

2021-01-05T17:28:51+06:00August 14th, 2020|

In Bangladesh, an array of measures have been adopted to control the rapid spread of the COVID-19 epidemic. Such general population control measures could significantly influence perception, knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) towards COVID-19. Here, we assessed KAP towards COVID-19 immediately after the lock-down measures were implemented and during the rapid rise period of the outbreak

The impact of Covid-19 on the poorest

2020-08-23T13:12:06+06:00August 14th, 2020|

In this brief, we report on the experiences of a number of people in Dhaka and Chattogram on the impact of the pandemic and the subsequent response. All are currently included on Concern Worldwide’s Improving the Lives of the Urban Extreme Poor (ILUEP) livelihood programme which is funded by Irish Aid.

Impact of the societal response to COVID-19 on access to healthcare for non-COVID-19 health issues in slum communities of Bangladesh, Kenya, Nigeria and Pakistan: results of pre-COVID and COVID-19 lockdown stakeholder engagements

2021-01-05T17:16:21+06:00July 29th, 2020|

With COVID-19, there is urgency for policymakers to understand and respond to the health needs of slum communities. Lockdowns for pandemic control have health, social and economic consequences. We consider access to healthcare before and during COVID-19 with those working and living in slum communities.

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