Multi-Stakeholder Partnership in Nutrition: An Experience from Bangladesh

  • Basanta Kumar Kar

Abstract

Context and legitimacy: Bangladesh, a country with 160 million people, is among the 20 countries which have had major accomplishments in reducing child mortality and improving maternal health (Millennium Development Goal 4 and 5 respectively). The government of Bangladesh aims to transition into a middle income country by 2021, and is committed to reduce social discrimination, environmental degradation, physical insecurity, socio-economic-cultural vulnerability and to secure and sustain an annual rate of GDP growth of 10% from 2017.

Author Biography

Basanta Kumar Kar

Country Manager, GAIN- Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Bangladesh

Published
2014-11-03
How to Cite
KAR, Basanta Kumar. Multi-Stakeholder Partnership in Nutrition: An Experience from Bangladesh. Indian Journal of Community Health, [S.l.], v. 26, n. Supp 1, p. 15-21, nov. 2014. ISSN 2248-9509. Available at: <http://www.iapsmupuk.org/journal/index.php/IJCH/article/view/812>. Date accessed: 23 may 2017.
Section
Continuous Medical Education

Keywords

Malnutrition; Nutrition