Organizing Hands on Training for Govt. Medical Personnel
Primary Eye Care and Gender Equitable in Service Delivery Training for government medical personnel were organized on 11 November, 2018 in Pirojpur and 13 November, 2018 in Patuakhali. To strengthen their knowledge on primary eye care covering primitive, preventive, and rehabilitative aspects; and on gender equitable in their service delivery, Institute of Social Business organized these training programs. In a total 29 government ...
Community Awareness Building Session on PEC
To build the awareness among the community on primary eye care in Barishal, Pirojpur, Jhalokathi and Patuakhali districts, Institute of Social Business organized 10 orientation sessions in October- November, 2018 in different parts of the mentioned districts. The specific objectives of the orientation session are: To enhance the awareness and capacity of the participants on Eye Care Issues; To understand the participants about preventive measures ...
ISB Organized Eye Screening Camps for Transgender, Sex Worker and Gypsy
Institute of Social Business (ISB) organized eye screening camps on 12-14 November, 2018 in Patuakhali for transgender, sex worker and Gypsy (Bede) including their surrounding community. Through these camps 1056 people got services. Out of them 450 target people got spectacles with free of cost. It was the first initiative of development sector in Bangladesh to work with these segment of the community especially transgender, ...
ISB and Dexis Jointly Conduct Rapid Education and Risk Analysis
Institute of Social Business conducted Rapid Education and Risk Analysis (RERA) from 9-15 October, 2018 jointly with US based organization Dexis Consulting Group to provide an understanding of the impact of the Rohingya influx on pre-primary through secondary education in Bangladeshi schools in Cox’s Bazar. This RERA focused on the education of Bangladeshis in upazilas across Cox’s Bazar district, and not on the education of the ...
ISB Organized Awareness Building Program on PEC
Institute of Social Business (ISB) organized awareness building program on primary eye care at four spots of RMG workers community in Chattogram. Under this awareness program, street folk song events were arranged. Renowned folk singer Delowar Dewan and his group performed in the event. The Fred Hollows Foundation provided fund to organize those events.
ISB Conducted Qualitative Study Based on FGDs
Institute of Social Business (ISB) was awarded to conduct a qualitative study on Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of garment workers community on Primary Eye Care by The Fred Hollows Foundation. The FGD tool had been used in this study. A total of 20 FGDs were conducted at 20 garment workers community in Dhaka, Gazipur, Narayangonj and Chattogram between May to August 2018 to assess the knowledge, perception and practice of garment workers community on Primary ...
ISB Provided ToT on Occupational Health and Stress Management
Institute of Social Business (ISB) conducted Training of Trainers on Occupational Health, Pain Management and Mental Health, Stress Management among garment factories’ management staff in Gazipur. Training conducted at seven garment factories- Crown Wears (Pvt.) Ltd., Epyllion Style Ltd., FCI (BD) Ltd., Aman Graphics & Designs Ltd., Interestoff, Interfab Shirt Mfg Ltd., and Fakhruddin Textile Mills Ltd. CARE Bangladesh provided fund to organize those training.
ISB Conducted Endline Survey of Building Resilient Project
Institute of Social Business (ISB) was awarded to conduct End Evaluation of Building Resilient Urban Slum Settlements in Dhaka, Bangladesh, A Multi – Sectorial Approach to Capacity Building- Phase III Project by Habitat for Humanity International. Under this study, endline survey was conducted at four slums of Dhaka city which are Talab camp, Beguntila, Tekerbari and Duaripara from 7-12 June, 2018. Professor Dr. Md. Mizanur ...
ISB Conducting Orientation Session on PEC for 28000 RMG Workers
Institute of Social Business (ISB) is conducting orientation session on primary eye care for 28000 RMG workers in Chattogram. Orientation sessions will be conducted at GH Haewae Co. Ltd., Tarik Azim Textile Ltd., Pacific Jeans Ltd., NHT Fasion Ltd., Jeans 2000 Ltd. and Universal Jeans Ltd. by September, 2018. The Fred Hollows Foundation is providing fund to organize those sessions.
ISB Providing 3200 Free Spectacles among RMG Workers’ Community
Institute of Social Business (ISB) is organizing free eye screening camp for RMG workers’ community in Dhaka, Gazipur, Narayangonj and Chattogram. Total 32 eye screening camp will be organized and 3200 free spectacles will be provided among RMG workers’ community within August, 2018. The Fred Hollows Foundation is providing fund to organize those camps.