Over the course of time, through the various project-based activities, Eminence has collaborated with the following clients. More information in this can be found upon request.
Action Aid came to Bangladesh in 1983 to support an orphanage in Bhola named 'For Those Who Have Less' (locally known as 'Bittohin'). Today Action Aid is committed to changing the capacities of people and groups whose rights have been denied, violated in attaining justice, and a life of dignity. Action Aid Bangladesh also assists efforts and builds capacities of actors of civil society and partner communities’ whom we believe are engaged in safeguarding and promoting people’s rights. Action Aid Bangladesh always had a distinctive approach be it from the early days of simplicity to today’s complex nature of issues. Action Aid Bangladesh starting its journey from a very small with a minimalist approach today has become a relatively important player of the vibrant NGO movement that seeks to fight poverty in the country. In the year 2006, Eminence conducted a Health Mapping of Bangladesh with the technical and financial support from Action Aid. To know more about Action Aid please click here. More information on the study report can be found upon request.
Action Against Hunger, known as ACF International is an international humanitarian organization committed to ending world hunger. Recognized as a leader in the fight against malnutrition, ACF saves the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. ACF integrates activities in emergency nutrition, longer-term food security, and water, sanitation and hygiene. ACF’s 4,600+ professionals work in over 40 countries to carry out innovative, life-saving programs in nutrition, food security and livelihoods, and water, sanitation, & hygiene. Eminence participated in a case study together with ACFin Lalmonirhat and Shunamgonj district of Bangladesh together with Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS). To know more about ACF Bangladesh, please click here. More information on the study report can be found upon request.
Alive & Thrive (A&T) is a 5-year initiative (2009-2013) to improve infant and young child nutrition by increasing rates of exclusive breastfeeding and improving complementary feeding practices. A&T aims to reach more than 16 million children under 2 years old in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Viet Nam. Under the small grants program Eminence has successfully implemented an operational research “Assessing the cost effectiveness of training and supervision of frontline workers on early breastfeeding practices” managed by University of California Davis. This one-year operational research started in May, 2010 in Panchagarh district, the most northern part of Bangladesh, including a total of nine unions from three selected upazilas aiming to improve breastfeeding practices by strengthening capacity of front line workers. To know more about the small grants programme please click here. In addition to the small grants program Eminence also implemented an advocacy initiative supported by the A&T named ‘Positioning and Integrating Program and Communication Tools, to improve Hand washing practices with Soap before food preparation and feeding the child, within the National Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Program and the IYCF programs’ in 2012. More information on the activities can be found upon request.
Bangladesh Medical Research Council (BMRC) was established in 1972 by order of the President as an Autonomous Body under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOH&FW). The BMRC is the focal point for Health Research, that identifies problems and issues relating to medical and health sciences and to determine priority areas in research on the basis of health care needs, goals, policies, and objectives. The Mission of the Council is to create effective and quality health care facilities for the whole population of the Country by promoting health research through strengthening of research facilities, training and dissemination of research results. The main activities of the Council include: organization and promotion of scientific research in various fields of Health Science, training of human resource in the field of health research and dissemination of research results for proper utilization. To know more about the council, please click here. Till date, Eminence has completed three small grant researches on health, nutrition, and population issues funded by the BMRC. More information on the study reports can be found upon request.
CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. We place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. Women are at the heart of our community-based efforts to improve basic education, prevent the spread of disease, increase access to clean water and sanitation, expand economic opportunity and protect natural resources. We also deliver emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters, and help people rebuild their lives. More information on Care Bangladesh can be found by clicking here. Till date, Eminence has conducted numbers of activities with Care Bangladesh. More information on the study reports can be found upon request.
City Bank is one of the oldest private Commercial Banks operating in Bangladesh. It is a top bank among the oldest five Commercial Banks in the country, which started their operations in 1983. City Bank is among the very few local banks which do not follow the traditional, decentralized, geographically managed, branch based business or profit model. Under a real-time online banking platform, these five (5) distinct Units are supported at the back by a robust service delivery or operations setup and a smart IT Backbone. Such centralized business segment based business & operating model ensure specialized treatment and services to the bank's different customer segments. To know more about The City Bank please click here. Through, its Corporate Social Activities, The City Bank has supported Eminence with its community based and cancer related initiatives. More information about the initiatives can be found upon request.
Concern Universal has worked in Bangladesh since 1994 and helps around 1.2m people each year. This UK based NGO works in the remote Chittagong Hill Tracts in the Southeast, and the Northwest, where regular floods affect two million ultra-poor families. Major areas of this NGO includes: primary health care; water and sanitation (particularly in schools); disaster preparedness and short-term emergency relief; and rural livelihoods and adapting to climate change. To enhance sustainability in all of its activities, Concern Universal Bangladesh strengthens the capacity of its partners through Organizational Development activities and wherever possible enhances the access of vulnerable groups to relevant Government of Bangladesh services. To know more about this organization please click here. Eminence has conducted a survey with Concern Universal in the year 2008 titled Community Perspectives on Water and Sanitation towards Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and the final evaluation of the Community-based disaster risk reduction project in Barguna and Patuakhali. More information on the study reports can be found upon request.
Concern Worldwide works with the world's poorest people to transform their lives. This international humanitarian organization is dedicated to tackling poverty and suffering in the world’s poorest countries. This organization works in partnership with the very poorest people in these countries, directly enabling them to improve their lives, as well as using our knowledge and experience to influence decisions made at a local, national, and international level that can significantly reduce extreme poverty. To know more about Concern Worldwide’s activities please click here. Till date, Eminence has worked with Concern Worldwide on many occasions. One of the main activities was to conduct an End line Evaluation on Knowledge Practice and Coverage of Urban Nutrition and Household Food Security Program in the year 2007. More information on the study can be found upon request.
DHL is present in over 220 countries and territories across the globe, making it the most international company in the world. With a workforce exceeding 315,000 employees, it provides solutions for an almost infinite number of logistics needs. DHL is part of the world's leading postal and logistics Group, Deutsche Post DHL and encompasses three divisions: DHL Express, DHL Global Forwarding, Freight, and DHL Supply Chain. To know more about DHL Bangladesh please click here. Through, its Corporate Social Activities, DHL Bangladesh has supported Eminence with its cancer related initiatives. More information about the initiatives can be found upon request.
GlaxoSmithKline(GSK) Bangladesh Limited carries with it an enviable image and reputation for the past six (6) decades. As a subsidiary of GlaxoSmithKline GSK Bangladesh, continues to be committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. The Company’s principle activities include secondary manufacture of pharmaceutical products and marketing of vaccines, and pharmaceutical healthcare products. To know more about the company, please click here. With its influential marketing activities, Eminence has collaborated with GSK Bangladesh. More information about the initiatives can be found upon request.
HIV/AIDS and STD Alliance Bangladesh (HASAB) is one of the national, leading Non Government Organizations (NGOs) in Bangladesh devoted in the field on HIV/AIDS/STI for the past twelve years. It emerged as a specialized agency in HIV/AIDS & STI field with experience of grant management and capacity building (technical, managerial and administrative) of smaller NGOs, and CBOs and Faith based organizations that are involved in prevention & control and care & support of HIV/AIDS. Throughout its work, HASAB promotes the rights and participation of people living with or affected by HIV, as well as those who are socially excluded. HASAB have also been working to widen their scope to include broader areas of health, poverty, human rights, environment, ICT, social business and other areas of social development. HASAB is well known as a provider of capacity building support to CBOs and NGOs. To know more about the alliance, please click here. Till date, Eminence has implemented number of activities for HASAB, more information about the activities can be found upon request.
For more than 50 years, icddr,b has been a beacon of high-quality research in South Asia. It has led research that has saved millions of lives (see timeline/box). From its origins as a centre specializing in diarrhoeal diseases, it is now an internationally recognized centre of excellence across a wide range of conditions. icddr,b has established a comprehensive programme of research, with particular strengths in infectious disease and vaccinology, reproductive health, neonatal and child health, malnutrition and food security, and other areas. Our scientific workforce comprising of nearly 200 scientifically trained staff is organized into ten Centres focusing on key health issues. This unique combination of scientific expertise and research infrastructure enables us to address key health issues from multiple directions, and to carry out the interdisciplinary studies that will be required to address the most intractable health challenges that Bangladesh and other developing countries now face. To know more about the centre, please click here. Till date, Eminence has implemented number of activities – urban-based diabetes prevention study, Jante Chai, Urban Health Survey Photo Documentary and others – for icddrb and more information about the activities can be found upon request.
Since 1984, The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program has provided technical assistance to more than 300 surveys in over 90 countries, advancing global understanding of health and population trends in developing countries. The DHS Program has earned a worldwide reputation for collecting and disseminating accurate, nationally representative data on fertility, family planning, maternal and child health, gender, HIV/AIDS, malaria, and nutrition. The DHS Program is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Contributions from other donors, as well as funds from participating countries, also support surveys. The project is implemented by ICF International. More information on the DHS Program can be found by clicking here. Eminence has collaborated with the DHS Program through the Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey’s and Journalists activities. More information about the initiatives can be found upon request.
The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is an umbrella organization of over 230 national diabetes associations in 170 countries and territories. It represents the interests of the growing number of people with diabetes and those at risk. The Federation has been leading the global diabetes community since 1950.The Federation is engaged in action to tackle diabetes from the local to the global level ― from programmes at community level to worldwide awareness and advocacy initiatives. The Federation’s activities aim to influence policy, increase public awareness and encourage health improvement, promote the exchange of high-quality information about diabetes, and provide education for people with diabetes and their healthcare providers. To know more about the group please click here. As a member organization, Eminence has collaborated with IDF for organizing the World Diabetes Day and piloted project for diabetes retinopathy. More information about the initiatives can be found upon request.
IRI supports the efforts of civil society organizations in Bangladesh to conduct election-related research, monitor campaign finance issues, and provide citizens with information on candidates and monitor pre-election media coverage. In addition, to support Bangladesh IRI conducts public opinion research to gauge citizens concerns and priorities. To help address these issues, IRI is working with journalists, civil society, and citizen election monitors to effectively monitor and publicize candidates’ compliance with campaign finance laws. In addition, the Institute is aiding locally driven research initiatives on the state of elections in Bangladesh, and working with local media monitoring groups to observe and report media bias in election coverage and disseminate this information to the public. In Bangladesh, IRI’s public opinion research is focused on assessing the level of public understanding of key electoral issues, such as campaign finance. To get more information on the organization please click here. More information about the study can be found upon request.
Islamic Relief, Bangladesh (IRB) is an International Development Organization established in 1984 and registered with the UK government charity commission. It has a consultative status with UN Economic and Social Council. It is a member of Consortium of British Humanitarian Agencies (CBHA), Disaster Emergency Committee (DEC), European Confederation of Development and Relief NGOs (CONCORD), British Overseas NGOs for Development and International Red Cross and Red Crescent movement. Islamic Relief, Bangladesh started its works in Bangladesh regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, and gender and involved in nation building since 1991. Islamic Relief seeks to promote sustainable economic and social empowerment by working with local communities in times of disasters as well as through development programs in the sectors of child rights, gender, water and sanitation, education, sustainable livelihoods and disaster risk reduction. To know more about IRB, please click here. Eminence has collaborated with IRB on the occasions of Bangladesh Summit on Sustainable Development and for conducting climate finance related studies. More information about the conference and the study can be found upon request.
The James P Grant School of Public Health (JPGSPH) at BRAC University was established in 2004 as an international educational and research institution focusing on the integral areas of teaching, research, and services. The goal of the School is not only to impart knowledge but also to act as a centre of excellence in knowledge creation through research and training that connects with practice. Aside from the flagship educational programmes, JPGSPH possesses a burgeoning research portfolio conducting innovative and pioneering studies on public health issues funded by multiple international donors. JPGSPH also provides services in the form of trainings, advocacy workshops, and seminars with a special focus on the rights of the marginalized and vulnerable population of Bangladesh. More information about the School can be found by clicking this link. Eminence has worked with the school of public health on the occasions of Bangladesh Health Watch 2012 and then again while organizing the Urban Health Symposium. More information about the symposium and the study can be found upon request.
In 1988, in recognition of the crucial role of communication in public health, JHU established the Center for Communication Programs, better known around the world as CCP. Since that time, CCP’s powerful programming, teaching and research has literally touched billions of people. Today, CCP has over 60 projects that reach people in more than 30 countries and has yearly expenditures of over $100 million. Our major donors include the Unites States Agency for International Development, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, UNICEF, DFID, and more. CCP is now based within the Department of Health, Behavior, and Society at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. More information on the center can be found in this link. Eminence has worked with JHU-CCP with through its flagship project Bangladesh Knowledge Management Initiative (BKMI) by implementing the “eHealth Pilot in Bangladesh”. More information about the study can be found upon request.
The UN AIDS is a joint body of the United Nations working against HIV/AIDS. This joint body aims to advance global progress in achieving country set targets for universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support and to halt and reverse the spread of HIV and contribute to the achievement of the Millennium Development goals by 2015.The UNAIDS strategy is a roadmap for the Joint Programme with concrete goals marking milestones on the path to achieving UNAIDS’ vision of “Zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS-related deaths.” To know more about UNAIDS, please click here. UN AIDS supported Eminence in terms of organizing the Global Conference on Community Health, and the Bangladesh Summit on Sustainable Development 2014. More information about the events can be found upon request.
Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA) is a research partnership working together to find out how agriculture and agri-food systems can be better designed to improve nutrition. LANSA produces innovative research to inform agricultural and food value-chain policies, programmes and interventions. It aims to generate evidence that, with practical application, can improve nutrition outcomes. To make sure that the research is relevant to decision makers and other stakeholders it places special emphasis on research uptake. LANSA also facilitate knowledge sharing and learning between partners. Led by M S Swaminathan Research Foundation, this is a research programme made up of six organizations. To guide its work and help deliver its ambitious programme, LANSAhas set up advisory committees and working groups. Their work has been made possible by funding from the UK Government.To know more about LANSA, please click here. Eminence along with Public Health Foundation India, Emory University, and Sydney University jointly started a research project that would look into consumer-oriented supply chain for fruits and vegetables in India and Bangladesh. To know more about this study, please contact with Eminence.
Marico Bangladesh Limited (MBL) is amongst the top three FMCG MNC companies and a trusted brand in beauty and wellness space in Bangladesh. The company touches the lives of one out of every two Bangladeshis with an array of brands in various categories, including hair nourishment, edible oil, and male grooming. Its flagship brand, Parachute completed its journey of 12 successful years in Bangladesh. Over the years, the company has strengthened its brand portfolio, and continued to diversify its portfolio with the introduction of Saffola Active (a healthy edible oil) in 2013. To know more about MBL, please click here. With its influential marketing activities, Eminence has collaborated with MBL. More information about the initiatives can be found upon request.
MS-Bangladesh was established in 1988 in Chittagong following a survey by Marie Stopes International (MSI) that highlighted the need for a high quality family planning service in the region. It started its journey with a modest clinic financed by the UK’s then Overseas Development Administration Joint Funding Scheme. This clinic soon became very successful due to its client focus, high quality services, and innovative marketing. Within three years, approximately 500 clients were being seen each month, and the clinic was well on the way to financial sustainability. By 1995, MS had firmly established itself as a high quality service provider and as a result was awarded a large bilateral grant by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID). Currently, the organization provides health service to millions of people around the country. To know more about MSB please click here. Till date, Eminence has completed number of baseline, mid-term, and endline/evaluation studies for MSB. To know more about the studies, please contact with Eminence.
The MEASURE Evaluation Population and Reproductive Health (PRH) project ended on January 29, 2014 and met its goal of ensuring optimal demand, analysis, and use of family planning and reproductive health data to measure performance and to inform family planning and reproductive health interventions and policies. The project expanded on prior work strengthening the capacity of family planning and reproductive health decision makers to use information to inform efforts to scale up high-quality, and sustainable family planning/reproductive health programs. More information on Measure Evaluation can be found here. Eminence worked on with the small grants project of the Measure Evaluation PRH that resulted into a working paper. To know more about the working paper, or the project please contact with Eminence.
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) seeks to create conditions whereby the people of Bangladesh have the opportunity to reach and maintain the highest attainable level of people health. It is a vision that recognizes health as a fundamental human right and therefore the need to promote health and reduce suffering in the spirit of social justice. With a view to accelerating progress of the health, population and nutrition (HPN) sector and addressing the challenges, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW), Government of Bangladesh (GOB) has been implementing the Health Population and Nutrition Sector Development Program (HPNSDP) for a period of five years from July 2011 to June 2016. The priority of the program is to stimulate demand and improve access to and utilization of HPN services in order to reduce morbidity and mortality; reduce population growth rate and improve nutritional status, especially of women and children. To know more about the ministry, please visit their site. Through the Community Clinic project of the ministry and the Directorate General of Health Services, and Institute of Public Health Nutrition, Eminence conducted number of research, training, and advocacy activities. More information on the projects can be found upon request.
Muslim Aid is an international relief and development agency working for poverty alleviation of the world’s poorest and most needy communities irrespective of race, creed, caste, religion, ethnicity, and nationality. It is a UK-based humanitarian organization, was set up in 1985 to help save and support the needy people through its projects in over 70 of the world’s poorest countries around the globe. It has been working in Bangladesh since 1991 with the commitment of “serving humanity”. Bangladesh Field Office of Muslim Aid is now working with 24 international and national organizations at 53 districts with over 1200 staffs. It has served around 3 million people since it’s beginning in the country. More information on Muslim Aid canbe found from their site. Eminence got support from Muslim Aid during the Bangladesh Summit on Sustainable Development. More information on the partnership can be found upon request.
The National AIDS/STD Programme (NASP) is one of the wings of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MOHFW) responsible for coordinating with all stakeholders and development partners involved in HIV/AIDS programme activities throughout the country. More information about the programme can be found from this link. Till date, Eminence has provided technical support to the NASP while developing many technical documents. More information on the activities can be found upon request.
An independent organization since 1847, NYAM addresses the health challenges facing the world’s urban populations through interdisciplinary approaches to policy leadership, innovative research, evaluation, education, and community engagement. Drawing on the expertise of our professional staff, diverse partners worldwide and more than 2,000 elected Fellows from across the professions, our current priorities are to create environments in cities that support healthy aging; to strengthen systems that prevent disease and promote the public’s health; to eliminate health disparities; and to preserve and promote the heritage of medicine and public health.More information about the academy can be found in this link. Eminence has collaborated with NYAM for the annual side event using the UNGA and for the organizing the International Conference on Urban Health 2015. More information on the activities can be found upon request.
In 2012, Pathfinder launched the NGO Health Service Delivery Project, a four-year USAID-funded initiative in Bangladesh. The project’s primary focus is providing technical assistance and capacity building to local NGOS to provide quality services for poor and underserved populations. Expanded access to and uptake of essential health care services will improve health outcomes and contribute to decreasing fertility and maternal, infant, and child mortality. Pathfinder works with an accomplished team of partners in NHSDP’s implementation, including CARE/Bangladesh, the Bangladesh Center for Communication Programs, and the Johns Hopkins University Center for Communication Programs, the Social Marketing Company, Rapport Bangladesh, and NariUddug Kendra. More information the project can be found from this link. In 2012, Eminence conducted the Service delivery assessment using “Mystery Shopping” procedure. More information on the study can be found upon request.
Obstetrical and Gynecological Society of Bangladesh (OGSB)was founded in the year 1972 and is registered with Government of Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh. Like any other professional societies, its activity was confined to seminar, symposium, and conferences in addition to occasional social gathering. After Safe Motherhood Conference in 1987, the society redefined its role in Safe Motherhood and series of workshops were held to get the members involved in Safe Motherhood Initiatives (SMI). Since then, OGSB became a professional body supporting Government, Development Partners, and NGOs in all technical issues in SMI, MNH, EmOC and Reproductive Health. OGSB has at the moment (30-11-2013) 1297 members working throughout the country. More information about the society can be found from this link. Eminence has collaborated with this society during the Global Conference on Community Health 2014, and through number of capacity building activities. More information on the partnership can be found upon request.
In Bangladesh, Orbis is expanding children’s eye care services. In addition to this, Orbis is also helping with corneal blindness and diabetic retinopathy, assisting with human resource development, and advocating for national blindness prevention strategies. Orbis’s Flying Eye Hospital first touched down in Bangladesh in 1985. To support long-term projects Orbis created a permanent office in Dhaka in 1999.Since that first visit, Orbis trained nearly a thousand doctors in ophthalmic specialties such as pediatric ophthalmology, retina, vitreous humor, cataract, glaucoma, and cornea. Orbis also helped establish several pediatric eye care centers in Bangladesh and the country’s first modern eye bank. More information Orbis Bangladesh can be found from here. With Orbis, Eminence has worked in a project for developing GIS based mapping of eye health services in Bangladesh. More information on the project can be found upon request.
Oxfam’s involvement in Bangladesh began in 1970 assisting the then cyclone victims and supporting the people of Bangladesh during the Liberation War in 1971. For its work in 1971 Oxfam was one of only three organizations honored as a Friend of the Bangladesh Liberation War in 2012. Oxfam works with a wide range of partners including civil society organizations, NGOs, media organizations, foreign and local universities, private sector companies, and different levels of government. In Bangladesh Oxfam works in Gender justice, Education, Secure livelihoods, and Humanitarian response. More information on Oxfam Bangladesh’s activities can be found at this link. Eminence has collaborated with Oxfam with research activities focusing on women empowerment. More information on the project can be found upon request.
Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) was established in 1990 by the Government of Bangladesh as a ‘not-for-profit’ company, registered under the Companies Act 1913/1994. The principal objective of PKSF is to provide funds to various organizations for their microcredit programme with a view to help the poor who have no land or any credible material possession. Funds enable them to gain access to resources that lead to employment opportunities and enhancement of their livelihood. PKSF provides assistance to the poor through different non-government, semi-government and government organizations; voluntary agencies and societies; local government bodies; institutions; groups and individuals. These organizations and institutions are largely called as Partner Organization (POs). Together with different financial supports such as microcredit, microsavings and microinsurance, PKSF assists its POs in their institutional development. In the last few years, PKSF has diversified its focus on non-credit programmes, such as training, education, health, awareness building, nutrition, direct employment linkages, and marketing supports with the objective to provide all-inclusive services for the persistent betterment of poor. More information on PKSF can be found from here. Eminence gets continuous support from PKSF for the hosting of Bangladesh Summit on Sustainable Development and housing the Global Citizens Forum on Sustainable Development. More information on the partnership can be found upon request.
PATH is the leader in global health innovation. As an international nonprofit organization, PATH save lives and improve health, especially among women and children and accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness its entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, PATH take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle the greatest health needs. Together, it delivers measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health. PATH is driven by an unshakeable commitment to health equity and a bold belief in the power of innovation to improve health and save lives. For nearly 40 years, PATH has been a pioneer in translating bold ideas into breakthrough health solutions, with a focus on child survival, maternal and reproductive health, and infectious diseases. More information on PATH activities can be found here. Recently Eminence signed a contract with PATH, with its Nutrition Embedding Evaluation Programme (NEEP) initiative. More information on the project can be found upon request.
Plan has been operating in Bangladesh since 1994, helping poor children to access their rights to health, education, economic security, and protection. Children are the heart of everything Plan Bangladesh does. In 2013, the Plan work benefited 11,701,086 children and a larger population of 23,064,574 people within programme unit (PU) and outside PU areas. One of its current projects helps smallholding households mobilize their entrepreneurial skills, gain greater knowledge of good farming practices so that they can increase their incomes, and establish sustainable livelihoods. Integrating agriculture and microfinance programmes, the Dairy Farm project will benefit around 500 families from two districts in its initial phase alone. More information on Plan Bangladesh’s activities can be found here. From its inception, Eminence has undertaken number of research, capacity building, and advocacy activities with Plan. To know more about the activities please contact with Eminence.
Population Action International advocates for women and families to have access to contraception in order to improve their health, reduce poverty, and protect their environment. Our research and advocacy strengthen U.S. and international assistance for family planning. We work with local and national leaders in developing countries to improve their reproductive health care programs and policies. PAI shows how these programs are critical to global concerns, such as preventing HIV, combating the effects of environmental degradation and climate change, and strengthening national security.PAI collaborates with advocacy partners worldwide to ensure reproductive health is a priority. We interpret U.S. policies and global funding trends for our international colleagues and provide grants to community-based organizations to support their own advocacy efforts. Support from PAI is often an organization’s only dedicated funding for advocacy. PAI’s partnerships have helped build a strong global network of advocates that work with policymakers in their countries and regions to improve access to family planning. To know more about PAI’s work, please click here. Eminence has collaborated with PAI with a small grants funding to see affect on reproductive health induced by climatic incidences. To know more about the study, please communicate with Eminence
The Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) is Canada’s premiere global health research institute and a world leader in large clinical trials and population studies. Originally formed with a focus on cardiovascular disease (CVD) and diabetes, PHRI’s research areas have broadened to include population genomics, perioperative medicine, stroke, thrombosis, CV surgery, renal, obesity, childhood obesity, bone and trauma and implementation science. Over the years, the PHRI has developed unparalleled expertise in epidemiology, population health, and clinical trials. Examining biological and genetic determinants of health, as well as social, environmental and policy factors, the research focuses on the prevention of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and other common conditions. PHRI’s capacity to conduct several international studies concurrently, with tens of thousands of participants in each, is a capability very few organizations in the world can match. To date, PHRI studies have enrolled almost 1,000,000 participants worldwide. To know more about PHRI’s work please click here. Eminence has collaborated with PHFI with clinical trial and to know more about the study, please communicate with Eminence.
The Population Reference Bureau informs people around the world about population, health, and the environment, and empowers them to use that information to advance the well being of current and future generations. PRB analyzes complex demographic data and research to provide the most objective, accurate, and up-to-date population information in a format that is easily understood by advocates, journalists, and decision makers alike. PRB’s commitment to putting information into action sets us apart. PRB builds coalitions and conducts workshops around the world to give key audiences the tools they need to understand and communicate effectively about population issues.PRB also works to ensure that policymakers in developing countries and in the United States rely on sound evidence, rather than anecdotal or outdated information, when creating population, health, and environmental policies. To know more about PRB’s work, please click here. Eminence collaborated with PRB on its Gates Funded project ReNEW. To know more about the ReNEW activities, please contact with Eminence.
The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) is a public private initiative that has collaboratively evolved through consultations with multiple constituencies including Indian and international academia, state and central governments, multi & bi-lateral agencies and civil society groups. PHFI is a response to redress the limited institutional capacity in India for strengthening training, research, and policy development in the area of Public Health.Structured as an independent foundation, PHFI adopts a broad, integrative approach to public health, tailoring its endeavors to Indian conditions and bearing relevance to countries facing similar challenges and concerns. The PHFI focuses on broad dimensions of public health that encompass promotive, preventive and therapeutic services, many of which are frequently lost sight of in policy planning as well as in popular understanding. More information on PHFI and its works can be found from here. Eminence along with Public Health Foundation India, Emory University, and Sydney University jointly started a research project that would look into consumer-oriented supply chain for fruits and vegetables in India and Bangladesh. To know more about this study, please contact with Eminence.
With the vision to be the most admired and best-in-class healthcare partner enhancing the quality of life through prevention, cure, and innovation with commitment towards society and environment, Sanofi has been marketing global brands in Bangladesh since 1958. Sanofi is the number one multinational pharmaceutical company of Bangladesh. In its global standard plant located at Tongi, Sanofi products are produced maintaining GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) standard and storage procedure. Sensitive and high-tech products like vaccines, insulin, and chemotherapeutic drugs are imported directly from France, USA, UK and Germany. Sanofi Bangladesh Limited is strongly committed as a socially responsible organization. Apart from running globally initiated projects- like Access to Medicines, Sanofi Espoir Foundation Sanofi Bangladesh has been also been providing support to local social organizations to improve the lives of people in need. To know more about Sanofi Bangladesh Limited’s activities, please click here. Eminence has collaborated with Sanofi for their flagship project “Close to Heart”back in 2012-2013. To know more about the project, please communicate with Eminence.
Save the Children gives children around the world what every child deserves -- a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and care when disaster strikes. The organizational motto is to save children's lives. Save the Children has worked in Bangladesh since 1970. Since then, it has improved millions of children's lives by focusing on better nutrition, health, and education. Aspart of the Save the Children Global Movement, the team in Bangladesh is creating lasting change for children. Save the Children quickly set up 40 spaces where children could learn and play and provided 13,000 children with a nutritious meal every day and clean drinking water. The organization has also provided temporary shelter for 3,000 children and their families, and supplied teaching and play materials to 500 preschools attended by nearly 53,000 children. To know more about its activities, please click here. Eminence started its first work in the development field with Save the Children and till date has completed many projects covering all spectrum of activities. To know more about the activities, please contact with Eminence.
Smiling Sun Franchise Program (SSFP)was a network of 27 national NGOs that own 325 clinics, 9,100 satellite sites and an "army" of 6,000 community service providers - women volunteers who provide health products, basic services, and referrals to clinics in their communities.SSFP started providing its services thought this vast network, for improving the quality of life of all Bangladeshis by providing superior, friendly and affordable health services in a sustainable manner. During its implementation period, the Smiling Sun franchise served over 20 million customers every year and is the largest private healthcare network in the country targeting low-income population, migrants/refugees, and women and youth in providing a variety of primary care, RH/FP and maternal and child care services. To know more about the activities please click on the link. In 2012, Eminence conducted the Service delivery assessment using “Mystery Shopping” procedure. More information on the study can be found upon request.
Social Marketing Company (SMC) is one of the largest and most successful private sector social marketing organizations in family planning and child health globally. It started as the Family Planning Social Marketing Project in 1974 under a tripartite agreement between the Government of Bangladesh, Population Services International (PSI) - a US-based NGO, and USAID. In 1990, SMC became a nonprofit Private Limited Company under the Companies’ Act of 1913. SMC is a significant partner of the Government of Bangladesh in the national Health and Family Planning Program working closely with both the Directorate General of Family Planning (DGFP) and the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). Through marketing of products at affordable prices and wide scale distribution, SMC now is a major player representing 30% of the Contraceptive Prevalence Rate and 60% of ORS use nationally. The company now boasts to be an indispensable partner in the national family planning and health programs.More information on SMC can be found from here. Till date, Eminence has completed number of research activities commissioned by the SMC.More information on the studies can be found upon request.
The Apex organization of Co-operative Credit Unions of Bangladesh is called as The Co-operative Credit Union League of Bangladesh Ltd. in short CCULB, founded in 1979 with participation of eleven (11) primary Credit Unions from the then greater Dhaka district. CCULB registered with Co-operative Department, Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development & Co-operatives, and Government of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh in April 1986. CCULB helps to organize people together for savings and teach them how to utilize their savings through mutual understanding and co-operation. It helps the Credit Union movement to expand throughout the people of Bangladesh to build a better future through the Credit Union. As of 2012, total 628 primary Co-operative Credit Unions were affiliated with the CCULB with individual membership of 3,35,312 and accumulated assets of Taka 10.7 billion.More information on CCULB can be found from here. Eminence, through its IT wing Guava Limited has collaborated with CCULB for providing IT solutions to its head office and partner organizations. More information about this partnership can be found upon request.
The Micronutrient Initiative (MI) is the leading organization working exclusively to eliminate vitamin and mineral deficiencies in the world´s most vulnerable populations. This organization supplies more than 75% of the world´s need for vitamin A and supports governments in their work to achieve universal coverage of vitamin A supplementation in children aged six months to five years. Bottles of vitamin A supplements, bearing the Canadian flag, are in countless health posts around the world.Since 1997, MI has provided more than 75% of the vitamin A required for supplementation programs in developing countries – more than 8 billion capsules and oral doses of vitamin A. The MI focuses on strengthening and integrating delivery platforms for micronutrients and other health interventions; advising governments on how to use their own resources to finance the marginal costs related to adding micronutrient supplementation, including vitamin A, iron and folic acid to existing health services and programs.To know more about MI’s activities please click this link. Till date, Eminence has completed number of research, and advocacy activities commissioned by the MI. More information on the studies can be found upon request.
The UBR Bangladesh Alliance is a part of Dutch SRHR alliance in the Netherlands. The Netherlands is internationally recognized as a leader in the field of SRHR. This is based on its credible and favorable indicators and on its leading role in international advocacy and SRHR promotion in its development cooperation programs. The Dutch SRHR alliance (consist of six strong & experience Dutch NGOs) has defined a programme ―Unite For Body Rights with five local NGOs in Bangladesh (Bangladesh alliance). This program is supported by the RutgersWPFSimavi, and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Bangladesh.The program is being implemented simultaneously in four (4) countries of Asia and 5 countries of Africa. The alliance partners are: i) Family Planning Association of Bangladesh (FPAB), ii) Population Services and Training Center (PSTC), iii) Dushta Shasthya Kendra (DSK), iv) Christian Hospital Chandraghona (CHC), and v) Reproductive Services Training and Education Programme (RH Step). To know more about the alliance, please click to this link. Eminence, through its IT wing Guava Limited has collaborated with UBR for providing IT solutions to its head office and partner organizations for Me and My World (MMW) project. More information about this partnership can be found upon request.
For over forty years, UNICEF has been working closely with the Government of Bangladesh for realization of women and children’s rights. Under the Country Programme 2012-2017 and within the UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF), UNICEF and the Government of Bangladesh will work in partnership to improve the survival, development, protection, and participation of women and children in accordance with: i) the Convention on the Rights of the Child, ii) the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, iii) the Millennium Development Goals, and iv) other international conventions and agreements related to children. The UNICEF Bangladesh’s programmes are aligned with the Government of Bangladesh’s Sixth Five year Plan FY 2011-2015. Read more about UNICEF’s partners working for the realization of child rights and poverty reduction from this link. Eminence has collaborated with UNICEF by developing a model workplace based infant and young child feeding (IYCF) support system in ready-made garments (RMG) factories in Dhaka. To know more about the model please contact with Eminence.
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is an international development agency that promotes the right of every woman, man, and child to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity. UNFPA has been working in partnership with the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh (GoB) since 1974, providing technical and advisory services and support; as well as facilitating the procurement of essential health-related commodities. UNFPA actively supported the inclusion of "Access to Reproductive Health Services for all" among the 10 targets of the PRSP; and the inclusion of health indicators such as: maternal mortality; presence of skilled birth attendants at delivery; proportion of deliveries at a healthcare facility; fertility rate; the use of contraceptives; and population growth—in order to better monitor reproductive health in Bangladesh over time. UNFPA will continue to strive for a Bangladesh where no woman dies giving life; young and old enjoy full reproductive health and rights; and where violence against women and girls is no longer a threat to the dignity and advancement of women in society. To know more about UNFPA’s work in Bangladesh, please click this link. Eminence has collaborated with UNFPA Bangladesh by providing research and evaluation services. In addition, during the organization of the Global Conference on Community Health 2013 and 2014 and the Bangladesh Summit on Sustainable Development 2014, the partnership was strengthened. More information on the collaborative activities can be found upon request.
The Department's mission is to shape and sustain a peaceful, prosperous, just, and democratic world and foster conditions for stability and progress for the benefit of the American people and people everywhere. This mission is shared with the USAID, ensuring we have a common path forward in partnership as we invest in the shared security and prosperity that will ultimately better prepare us for the challenges of tomorrow. To know more about the department please click here. Eminence has recently been commissioned by the State Department for their flagship project, Baby Basics, to be implemented as BabuBarta/AMAR MAA in the project areas of Eminence. To know more about the BabuBarta/AMAR MAA project please contact with Eminence.
The Village Education Resource Center (VERC) is a non-governmental organization that started its journey in 1977 as a collaborative project of Save the Children, USA and UNICEF. It became a legal entity under Society’s Registration Act, in 1981, with the Department of Social Services in 1989 and with the NGO Affairs Bureau, Bangladesh. VERC is working with the poor and marginalize community for their empowerment through improving their situation by attaining self-reliance. It always tries to address the emerging needs of the working communities and collaborates with various local, national, and international NGOs and government departments in realizing their common goal of social development. Since inception, VERC is working on different development aspects spreading all over the country. VERC implement its activities systematically in a planned way by consulting the community people and other development partners. More information on VERC can be found from this link. Eminence worked with VERC on research activities and more information on the collaborative activities can be found upon request.
Despite these numerous challenges, WFP is able to draw on 39 years of operations in the country to continue supporting the Government’s Poverty Reduction Strategy. WFP works in close cooperation with the Government and local as well as international NGOs to improve the food security, nutritional well being, and livelihoods of the ultra-poor. WFP also supports communities vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, with a focus on building community and household preparedness and resilience through innovative food and cash for work and training programmes. To know more about WFP’s activities please click this link. Till date, Eminence has completed number of research, and advocacy activities commissioned by the WFP. More information on the activities can be found upon request.
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries, monitoring, and assessing health trends. In the 21st century, health is a shared responsibility, involving equitable access to essential care and collective defense against transnational threats. In Bangladesh, the SWApbased HPNSDP has ample room to engage in partnerships with development partnersand other stakeholders. The basket of funds is comprised of pool funds, non-pool funds, the GoBcontribution, and parallel funding mechanisms. The World Bank and JICAprovide credit and grants; whereas other development partners provide direct grants. Like most ofthe UN agencies, WHO is a non-pool contributor to the HPNSDP. To know more about WHO’s activities please click this link. Till date, Eminence has completed number of research, and advocacy activities commissioned by the WHO. More information on the activities can be found upon request.
The World Heart Federation is dedicated to leading the global fight against cardiovascular disease (CVD) – including heart disease and stroke - with a focus on low- and middle-income countries, via a united community of more than 200 member organizations. It aligns its efforts around the World Health Organization’s related target of reducing premature CVD mortality of 25% by 2025. With its members, the World Heart Federation works to build global commitment to addressing cardiovascular health at the policy level, generates and exchanges ideas, shares best practice, advances scientific knowledge and promotes knowledge transfer to tackle cardiovascular disease- the number one killer. To know more about the federation, please click here. Till date, Eminence has completed number of research, and advocacy activities commissioned by the WHF. More information on the activities can be found upon request.
The WorldFish Bangladesh works in Bangladesh with the goal to reduce poverty and hunger by improving fisheries and aquaculture. With this goal, the organization works in reducing poverty and hunger by improving fisheries and aquaculture. WorldFish, an international, nonprofit research organization, harnesses the potential of sustainable fisheries and aquaculture to increase food and nutrition security and promote better livelihoods. To know more about the organization please clicks here. Eminence has collaborated with WorldFish Bangladesh during the organization of the Bangladesh Summit on Sustainable Development 2014. More information on the collaborative activities can be found upon request.