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Closeout workshop participants standing in front of a SPRING/Bangladesh banner.
Mar 2017
SPRING/Bangladesh's formal closing workshop was held on March 21, 2017 in Dhaka.
The delegation views a community garden
Mar 2017
SPRING/Bangladesh was honored to receive two high officials of the Government of Bangladesh on February 27, 2017.
U.S. Ambassador and USAID Mission Director Visit a SPRING/Bangladesh Farmer Nutrition School
Dec 2016
A senior U.S. government and USAID delegation visited a SPRING/Bangladesh Farmer Nutrition School (FNS) in December.
Students wash their hands at tippy taps
Nov 2016
In October 2016, SPRING/Bangladesh celebrated Global Handwashing Day with over 100 community activities.
Sheema Khatun speaking at the rountable
Sep 2016
Sheema Khatun, a CNC from Bangladesh, spoke at a roundtable on the importance of breastfeeding, challenges she faced, and the vital role of CNCs.
A child receives a vitamin A supplement
Aug 2016
SPRING/Bangladesh provided secretarial and logistical supports and assisted in community mobilization activities in Khulna and Barisal divisions for the successful observance of the Vitamin A Plus...
Holding newborn baby
Aug 2016
SPRING/Bangladesh observed World Breastfeeding Week, organizing rallies, dramas, music performances, quiz competitions, and discussions across Khulna and Barisal divisions
A panel at the Policies against Hunger XII Conference
Jul 2016
SPRING/Bangladesh shares its experience on Farmer Nutrition Schools in the Policies against Hunger XII Conference in Berlin, Germany
SPRING and NHSDP staff travel to Dhalchor
Jun 2016
SPRING helps bring health care within reach for many families in Southern Bangladesh through partnerships with the USAID-DFID NHSDP
SPRING's table at the Safollo Gatha
Mar 2016
The Safollo Gatha—a SBCC best practices in health, population, and nutrition programs event—was held March 27 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Participants in the SPRING/Bangladesh visit
Mar 2016
On Thursday, February 25, a USAID delegation visited a community clinic and a Farmer Nutrition School in Abhaynagar upazila.
SPRING orients UNICEF Bangladesh to the agriculture to nutrition pathways
Feb 2016
At UNICEF Bangladesh’s request, SPRING helped facilitate a day-long workshop and orient them to the agriculture to nutrition pathways.
Annual report infographic
Jan 2016
At the close of the Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) project’s fourth year of implementation, the project continued to reach a growing number of...
GIS Day participants
Dec 2015
USAID Bangladesh and North South University organized a workshop on GIS Day to raise awareness about the important role GIS can play in development.
Ms. Tonima Sharmin discussing the current state of handwashing in Bangladesh
Oct 2015
SPRING/Bangladesh makes media appearances on local radio and television shows to talk about handwashing.
Photo of a woman gardening from the SPRING/Bangladesh Facebook page
Oct 2015
Visit to find out more and to ‘like’ the work SPRING is doing in Bangladesh.
Children showing off their coloring for World Handwashing Day
Oct 2015
SPRING joined the Government of Bangladesh, USAID, and other partners on the ground to mark Global Handwashing Day.
Young boy washing his hands with a tippy tap
Sep 2015
SPRING/Bangladesh and Sisimpur produced a live action segment on tippy taps to teach young children proper hand hygiene.
USAID Acting Administrator Visits a SPRING/Bangladesh Farmer Nutrition School
Sep 2015
The USAID Acting Administrator visited a SPRING/Bangladesh Farmer Nutrition School as part of a short VIP tour of Khulna.
SPRING/Bangladesh Recognized by the Government of Bangladesh on World Population Day
Aug 2015
During World Population Day, the Government of Bangladesh (GOB) recognized SPRING/Bangladesh’s exceptional efforts in Barisal district.
Tippy Taps and Community Nutrition Champions to Play a Larger Role in Bangladesh
Aug 2015
The Revitalization of Community Health Care Initiatives in Bangladesh will expand the use of SPRING-introduced tippy taps and nutrition champions.
SPRING/Bangladesh Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week with Multiple Events
Aug 2015
World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year in more than 120 countries. SPRING joined that celebration by organizing events to spread key messages on breastfeeding across Bangladesh's Khulna...
Left to Right: Kathrin Tegenfeldt, Country Director FHI360/Bangladesh and Acting COP for SHIKHA, Aaron Hawkins, COP SPRING/Bangladesh, and Dr. Iftekhar Rashid, Nutrition Specialist USAID/Bangladesh
May 2015
Through a "seeds hand-over" ceremony in May 2015, the projects commit to widely sharing dietary diversity information.
SPRING/Bangladesh staffs a booth at the agricultural fair
Mar 2015
SPRING/Bangladesh disseminated important information about ENA and EHA during the government-organized agriculture fair in Dumuria Upazila, Khulna Division, reaching hundreds of people within a short...
Agnes Guyon presenting at 14th World Congress on Public Health
Feb 2015
SPRING/Bangladesh participated in the 14th World Congress on Public Health in Kolkata, India on February 14, 2015. SPRING/ Bangladesh's Divisional Manager for Khulna, Mr. Md. Nazmul Huda, presented...
VIP USAID Delegation at the New FNS site in Chhota Bahirdia Purbopara in Fakirhat Upazila Bagerhat, Khulna - 28 October, 2014
Oct 2014
The Assistant Administrator for USAID/Asia and the USAID/Bangladesh Mission Director visited SPRING on October 28, 2014 as part of a short tour to Southern Bangladesh this week.
demonstration session
Oct 2014
SPRING/Bangladesh celebrated World Handwashing Day on October 15 through a variety of community outreach activities, including rickshaw rallies, technical discussions, ‘miking’, tippy-tap...
Civil Surgeon of Bhola District rally
Aug 2014
SPRING/Bangladesh celebrated World Breastfeeding Week from August 1-7, 2014 through a variety of community outreach activities, including rickshaw rallies, technical discussions, ‘miking’, and...
US Ambassador to Bangladesh, Dan Mozena, and USAID Mission Director, Janina Jaruzelski, visited a SPRING farmer field school to learn first-hand about nutrition efforts.
Feb 2014
US Ambassador to Bangladesh, Dan Mozena, and USAID Mission Director, Janina Jaruzelski, visited a SPRING farmer field school to learn first-hand about nutrition efforts.
Vitamin A Plus Campaign inauguration by the Upazila Health & Family Planning Officer in Barisal Division
Oct 2013
SPRING and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in Bangladesh celebrated the National Vitamin A Plus Campaign as part of on-going, national efforts to raise awareness about diseases that are a...