Promoting Family Planning through Community Radio in Bangladesh

Details of the organization
Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication(BNNRC)
Civil society entities

Information about the project
Promoting Family Planning through Community Radio in Bangladesh
Family Planning
Women in Bangladesh, especially young women those who are residing in hard-to-reach areas unable to realize their reproductive rights and receive quality reproductive health care because of limited access to contraceptive services. Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio & Communication (BNNRC) in partnership with nine Radio Stations has been implementing the project titled, “Family Planning in Bangladesh- Improving Quality & Access” to improve and increase awareness of community people for increasing uptake of quality Family Planning (FP) services by the women & men including adolescent and newlywed couples in Bangladesh towards reducing child & mother mortality rate through Community Radio program. To increase the availability of high-quality contraceptive services; educate and empower women to access the reproductive health care to which they are entitled; and advocate at the local & national level for improved reproductive health services. The project giving emphasizes reaching un-served and undeserved populations, particularly adolescents and newly married women through Community Radio program.
National implementation: Bangladesh
Ongoing from 01/11/2016 to 31/10/2021
Nine Community Radio Stations IPAS Bangladesh

WSIS information
      * E-health
  • Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all
  • Project