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Population Council – Bangladesh

Population Council – Bangladesh

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URL: http://www.popcouncil.org/research/bangladesh

Email: info.bangladesh@popcouncil.org or urob@popcouncil.org

Phone: +880 2 882 1227

Address: House #15B, Road #13 Dhaka 1212

Description: In Bangladesh, the Council conducts research and works with the government, NGOs, and the private sector to increase use of reproductive health services, expand the contraceptive method mix, reduce sexual and gender-based violence, improve maternal and child health, and reduce adolescent fertility and help girls delay marriage. Council research results also inform national reproductive health programs and priorities, with a focus on strengthening the capacity of the government, NGOs, and the private sector to deliver high-quality services to people in remote or otherwise underserved areas. We began our work in Bangladesh in the mid-1960s and opened an office in Dhaka in 1990.

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