Health

PPRC’s interest in the health agenda arose from the twin realization that health is a poverty driver and that health can also be a growth driver through a holistic agenda of healthcare leading to a healthier population. PPRC’s research and advocacy work on Health has been focused on the interface of health with economics and governance. In 2015, PPRC organized the first international conference on universal health coverage (UHC) in Bangladesh. In 2017, PPRC facilitated the formation of a cross-sectoral civic platform “Healthy Bangladesh” with leading health professionals and service providers, economists, fitness advocates and civic and policy activists. PPRC most recently launched a research initiative on UHC progress indicators.

Project

PRERONA
Year: 2017

A pioneering effort under PPRC’s Healthy Bangladesh platform, PRERONA (meaning “inspiration” in Bangla) is a series of regional dialogues and TV talk shows on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) advocacy. The four inter-linked priorities of Healthy Bangladesh…

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Event

REALIZING UHC GOALS
Year: 2015

In 2015, PPRC in partnership with Rockefeller Foundation organized a three-day international health conference on “Realising Universal Health Goals”. Public health experts from home and abroad including…

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Publications

REALIZING UHC GOALS: BANGLADESH CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES 
Year: 2016

A volume on the rationale for the strategic conversation and where to focus next on the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) agenda in Bangladesh.

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