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05 December 2008
Bangladesh - Volunteer Against Poverty by Ngozi Otti
IVD in Bangladesh meant a sticker campaign on the theme 'Volunteer Against Poverty'. (UNV)
Dhaka, Bangladesh: In Bangladesh this year our theme is 'Volunteers Against Poverty' (VAP). The choice of this theme is as a result of the hydra-headed impacts of poverty in every aspect of lives both in Bangladesh and beyond.  Read article
05 December 2008
Bangladesh - Volunteer Against Poverty by Ngozi Otti
IVD in Bangladesh meant a sticker campaign on the theme 'Volunteer Against Poverty'. (UNV)
Dhaka, Bangladesh: In Bangladesh this year our theme is 'Volunteers Against Poverty' (VAP). The choice of this theme is as a result of the hydra-headed impacts of poverty in every aspect of lives both in Bangladesh and beyond.  Read article
05 March 2007
Bangladesh begins new polio drive with 700,000 volunteers 
A Bangladeshi child receives an oral polio vaccination in Dhaka, December 2006. Bangladeshi health officials plan to immunise 24 million children under five against polio in a mammoth nationwide operation on 3 March after fresh outbreaks.(AFP/File/Farjana K. Godhuly)
Dhaka, Bangladesh: Some 700,000 volunteers will deliver polio vaccinations to about 24 million children on in an effort to eliminate the disease in Bangladesh.   Read article
From: BBC News, UK
More about: Health  MDG 6
03 April 2006
Management of Acute Respiratory Infections by Community Health Volunteers 
This paper assesses the role of management practices in improving the competency of community health volunteers in diagnosing and treating acute respiratory infections among children. Data were collected by a group of research physicians who observed the performance of a sample of 120 health volunteers in 10 sub-districts in Bangladesh.  Read article
14 October 2004
Volunteers for medical camp in Bangladesh needed 
Dinajpur, Bangladesh: Since 1995, Bangladesh Rural Iimprovement Foundation (BRIF) has been organizing eye treatment camps providing free medical and surgical treatment to poor rural people suffering from eye disease.  Read article

 

Related links
Formulate guidelines to promote volunteerism 
The government should formulate guidelines to promote volunteerism, which is the best tool to achieve sustainable development, speakers at a national workshop on volunteerism said yesterday.  Visit site
Related blog entries
30 November 2006, 10:19
Peace movement promotes volunteering in Bangladesh 
The Bangladesh-based Movement for Peace and Progress is planning to have a cultural programme and discussion to promote volunteering in the country.  Read entry
From: IVD 2006 Blog
16 December 2005, 12:17
Volunteers add cheer to children's lives in Bangladesh 
It is always a great inspiration to all of us to know that among the big family of UNV in Bangladesh there are individuals who not only have professional qualities, skills and knowledge but also have a humanitarian soul which drives them to care about those in need.  Read entry
From: IVD 2005 Blog