Health Education Programs

Model Village: BHE has selected 128 villages throughout Bangladesh to serve as models for healthy behavior and community mobilization. In each Model Village, health education and promotion activities are led by a Health Assistant (HA) in collaboration with a local Model Village Committee. Model Villages work to achieve 23 behavioral indicators for health, family planning and nutrition. read more » »

School Health Education: BHE promotes healthy behavior among students from an early age. Health Inspectors and Health Assistants organize and conduct 1-hour health education sessions at schools and madrasas on a monthly basis. read more » »

Develop and disseminate IEC/BCC Materials: BHE produces and disseminates posters, flip charts, leaflets, TV spots, newspaper advertisements and other IEC/BCC materials on various health issues.

Health Education Resource Centers: Resource Centers are located in district headquarters or in Hospitals/UHCs in all 64 districts.

Sensitization: Senior and Junior Health Education Officers and others organize community education sessions at district hospitals; Upazilla Health Complexes; Union Sub-Centers; Community Clinics; markets; courtyards; and other places on various health, family planning and nutrition issues.

Creating awareness on emerging health issues: In case of urgent health situations, BHE acts quickly to empower people with knowledge and information, so that they can protect themselves and their families.

Observing Health Days: BHE leads the observation of World Health Day and other important health-related events at the national and grassroots levels.