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Briefing Document


SMPP Documentation

The documentation of SMPP phase 1 has been published in collaboration with WHO. This documentation explains the activities, achievements, and lessons learnt of SMPP during five years of the project implementation. The Lunching ceremony of SMPP documentation was organized on 17th April, 2013 at Dhaka and Minister of Health and Family Welfare, the Ambassador of Japan, and JICA Chief Representative were present to grace the occasion.

Narsingdi Model in Bangladesh

SMPP Articles

SMPP related articles have been published in various journals. The following is the list of published journals;

An impact evaluation of the safe motherhood promotion project in Bangladesh: evidence from Japanese aid-funded technical cooperation
Social Science and Medicine, Volume 83, April 2013,
Article URL: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0277953613000622?via%3Dihub (external link)

Mohammad T. Islam, Yukie Yoshimura.
Rate of cesarean delivery at hospitals providing emergency obstetric care in Bangladesh
International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, January 2015, Volume 128, Issue 1
Article URL: https://obgyn.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1016/j.ijgo.2014.07.021 (external link)

Nazrul Islam, Mohammad Tajul Islam, Yukie Yoshimura
Practices and determinants of delivery by skilled birth attendants in Bangladesh
Reproductive Health 2014, 11 December 2014
Article URL: https://reproductive-health-journal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1742-4755-11-86 (external link)

Mohammad Tajul Islam, Nazrul Islam, Yukie Yoshimura, Monjura Khatun Nisha, Nawzia Yasmin
Newborn care practices in rural Bangladesh
Research and Methodology Volume 2015:5. July 2015
Article URL: https://www.dovepress.com/newborn-care-practices-in-rural-bangladesh-peer-reviewed-fulltext-article-RRN (external link)


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