Better Health in Bangladesh (BHB)

Better Health in Bangladesh (BHB) is a project of MSH in Bangladesh. It is funded by the FCDO (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, formerly DfID). BHB works for improvement of retail pharmaceuticals sector of Bangladesh and also provides technical assistance to the 4th health sector development program of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) of the Government of Bangladesh.

BHB in Action

Flexible TA support to MOHFW

BHB developed the (i) MIS for DGME, an provides and provided (ii) TAs for LDs/Planning Wing of MOHFW; (iii) Consultants for designing 5th HPNSP; and (iv) Event facilitation support, field visit, logistics and other support for HPNSP.

Policy engagement with DGDA

For the DGDA, BHB helped in the development of (i) Standards for Model Medicine Shops/ Model Pharmacies; (ii) Medicine Shop Accreditation System; and undertook activities for (iii) Promotion of Good Pharmacy Practice (GPP). Besides, BHB helped to develop (iv) Automated Drug Licensing

Multi-sectoral policy engagement for AMR

BHB conducts (i) campaigns for AMR, GPP, COVID-19, etc.; (ii) operates an  eLearning platform to use as a potential knowledge transferring resource; and (iii) maintains an ICT system, renewal of web portal, software, plugins, Facebook, Blog, YouTube, etc. all for

BHB's Response for AMR