Blogs on Dhaka

  • In Bangladesh, some project beneficiaries were wary of free healthcare services.

    Behavior change communication: If you build it, they may not come

    Published on Monday, 18 December 2017

    Fields of dreams should be based on project communication to fully achieve development outcomes.

  • South Asian women shared their personal stories about their saris at a recent sari gathering at ADB.

    South Asia must preserve the stories its saris tell

    Published on Monday, 14 September 2015

    Every sari tells a story. Sometimes personal and sentimental, often historical, and usually cultural. Increasingly though, saris are a story about globalization, for both good and bad.

  • Diarrhea patients in a hospital in Dhaka.

    Urban health – from Bangladesh to India

    Published on Monday, 06 July 2015

    The 12th International Conference on Urban Health was held last month for the first time in a developing country, something remarkable given that almost all urban population growth in our lifetime is predicted to take place in developing countries.