Press & Media

01 August, 2021
CARE Bangladesh opens first COVID-19 Isolation Center at Rohingya Camp in Cox’s Bazar

August 1, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: CARE Bangladesh opened a 40-bed isolation center in Rohingya Camp 4 Extension at Cox's Bazar to treat and support the Rohingya community with mild to severe COVID-19 symptoms. The center is well-equipped with separate dormitories, washrooms and bathing spaces for male and female patients where doctors, ambulance, medicines, oxygen support, and COVID-19...Read more

24 August, 2020
COVID-19 and extreme weather events threaten to roll back gains in Rohingya camps despite early success in tackling the virus

Bangladesh, 24 August 2020: The global death toll from the coronavirus has crossed 800,000 as confirmed cases surged past 23 million, with Bangladesh overtaking Pakistan to become 15th on the list of countries with most COVID-19 patients. While the country has crossed a grim milestone, there are so far fewer causalities in the densely-populated Rohingya camps that have been and still are...Read more

14 July, 2020
Support for women and girls is crucial in the time of COVID-19

“Support for women and girls is crucial in the time of COVID-19. Apart from raising awareness, CARE provided PPE and protective equipment for health professionals at the beginning of pandemic. I am happy to note that CARE is providing sanitary napkins with the support from Procter and Gamble.” Said Mohammad Zahangir Alam, Mayor of Gazipur City Corporation, who was present as the chief...Read more

08 July, 2020
CARE Bangladesh, P&G to distribute sanitary napkins

"Women and girls are at the centre of CARE's interventions. COVID-19 is making our lives and livelihood very difficult and challenging," said Dr. Ikhtiar Uddin Khandaker, Director of Health Program, CARE Bangladesh in the distribution ceremony of sanitary napkin which was jointly organized with Procter & Gamble (P&G) on July 6, 2020. Due to current Covid-19 pandemic,...Read more

29 June, 2020
Formulate strategy to overcome socio-economic challenge

“In spite of having a lot of information with the government, there is a lack of coordination, which is mostly needed to ensure social security and to fight  against coronavirus.” Said Planning Minister MA Mannan as he appeared as the chief guest in an online discussion, organized by CARE Bangladesh in partnership with leading Bangla newspaper, Kaler Kantho titled...Read more

25 June, 2020
CARE Bangladesh contributes to isolation centers in Cox's Bazar

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, CARE Bangladesh has been providing assistance to District Administration, Office of the Civil Surgeon along with UN Agencies and INGOs to manage isolation centers across Cox’s Bazaar. In this purpose, Hotel Sea Princess has been turned into an isolation center of 200 beds. Amongst different agencies, CARE Bangladesh contributed 50 electric kettles, 1...Read more

21 June, 2020
PPE and Safety Equipment distribution by CARE Bangladesh with Coca-Cola

On June 11, 2020, CARE Bangladesh distributed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and other safety equipment with Coca Cola, for more than 1000 healthcare professionals. This distribution took place at the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) in presence of Prof. Dr. Abul Kalam Azad as he appeared as the Chief Guest. This initiative will also cover some health facilities...Read more

24 May, 2020
SDC-SHOMOSTI- Rapid Livestock Assessment

SDC-SHOMOSHTI carried out a rapid assessment on livestock sector impacted by COVID-19 with the funding support from SDC. Dhaka Tribune: Financial Express: The...Read more

21 May, 2020
SHOUHARDO III Event in Kishoreganj

Through USAID funding, CARE extends support to the most vulnerable even in the remote locations of deep haor from northern Bangladesh.  In a simple ceremony, The SHOUHARDO III program started handing over completed handwashing stations in Mithamoin upazila, in Kishoreganj distric Dhaka Tribune: ...Read more

20 May, 2020
Covid-19 fallout: 10% decline in govt’s immunisation coverage in Gazipur, adjacent areas

The Covid-19 outbreak has resulted in a 10 percent decline in the government's expanded programme on immunisation (EPI) coverage in Gazipur and adjacent areas in March compared to February, said a Care Bangladesh report. Under the programme, 98.4 percent children were immunised in February. It reduced to 88.3 percent in March, the report added. The Daily...Read more

20 May, 2020
Joint Distribution with Coca-Cola

A launching program was organized on May 20 to reach over 50,000 people from disadvantaged communities with a month’s food ration prior to Eid in partnership with Coca-Cola. The four-day distribution program attracting media interest continued till May 23 to cover disadvantaged communities living in Dhaka, Gazipur, Mymensingh and Cumilla. BBS: Financial...Read more

26 April, 2020
Surviving COVID-19

As CARE strives to ensure and prevent the spread of coronavirus in crisis zones that are already struggling due to conflict and poverty, Deepmala Mahla, CARE’s Regional Director for Asia, says, “What you can do today will make all the difference for tomorrow. The world can only be safe if all of us are safe”. The interview was covered by a number of international media...Read more

25 April, 2020
CARE Bangladesh provides PPE to health workers in Gazipur

CARE Bangladesh's Health Access and Linkage Opportunities for Workers Plus (HALOW+) is supporting the front line and field level health workers and community people in the fight against COVID-19 by distributing personal, protective equipment, safety materials and commodities,to Gazipur City Corporation, Health and Family Planning Department of Gazipur district along with Savar and Bhaluka...Read more

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