Government of Bangladesh

Eminence has developed a healthy working relationship with the Government of Bangladesh and its various Ministries and Directorates. We have undertaken an action research for National Institute of Local Government (NILG) to identify learning and innovations in promoting hygiene, water supply and sanitation among the poor and the poorest in Bangladesh. The establishment of community clinics is one of the top priority programs of the present government and there is a plan to gradually establish 18,000 community clinics in the rural area with community clinics for every 6,000 people. Revitalizing of Community Health Care Initiatives in Bangladesh (RCHCIB) by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Eminence have arrived at an understanding and agreed to collaborate with the objective to support/assist the 3,191 community clinics from 95 Upazilas of 11 Districts of the country. Determinants of patient – provider interfacing was a study that Eminence had conducted with support from Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). Also, with support from National Nutrition Programme (NNP), Eminence had conducted a research on Determinants of Exclusive Breastfeeding in Bangladesh.

UN Organizations

  1. World Health organization

Eminence have so far conducted a need assessment study of Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) Services of HIV/AIDS in Bangladesh, preparation of National ART Guideline, operational research on wives of international migrant workers and has also developed Workplace Based Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention Programme in Garments Factories of Bangladesh: A Model Document, Flip Chart etc.

  1. World Food Programme

Eminence conducted several research activities for WFP on nutrition and food security issues in 2013 and 2017 in coastal regions of Bangladesh.

  1. Unicef

Eminence worked with Unicef to develop a model on workplace based breastfeeding and IYCF improvement. This project was intended to provide an environment for workers to improve breastfeeding and complementary feeding practice.

 

  1. UNDP

An evaluation survey was carried out by Eminence to document the progress of disaster management projects in Bangladesh.

  1. UNAIDS

 

  1. UNFPA

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. Eminence has conducted a formative research on Obstetric Fistula in 2011.

 

International Organizations

  1. USAID
  2. US State Department
  3. PATH
  4. University of California Davis
  5. New York Academy of Medicine

 

  1. Save the Children

Eminence has conducted an Anthropometric Survey among Women and Children (under 5 years of age) in Khulna and Bagerhat district of Bangladesh. Previous assignments include: Rapid Nutritional Assessment of Rat Infested Chittagong Hill Tracts Areas (2008), Round Table Discussion on Poverty and Working Children – Child Rights Perspective (2009) and ‘Get on Track’ to Save Children’s Lives – Evidence Based Campaign Activity in all over the country to achieve Millennium Development Goal (MDG)–4.

With Save the Children USA, Eminence conducted a Governance Assessment of the GFATM (the Global Fund) Partners in the year 2009. Eminence has also developed Essential Handbook for the Health Staff of Save the Children (USA), Handbook of Occupational Health, Training Manual on Adolescent Health and Training Manual for Communication Skill Development.

  1. ICF Macro and Measure

ICF Macro and Measure DHS have supported Eminence with the project titled Improving the Health, Nutrition and Population Indicators of Bangladesh through workshops with grassroots level key stakeholders in a low performing based on BDHS findings.

  1. GMMB

GMMB is a full-service, strategic communications agency with more than 170 seasoned communications professionals. With offices in Seattle, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles, GMMB is uniquely positioned to conduct communications outreach throughout the USA and around the world. Over the last 20 years, GMMB has earned a reputation for creating highly effective communications campaigns and providing top-level public relations counsel and support to nonprofit organizations, foundations, major associations, corporations, and federal and state governments. Eminence has recently collaborated with GMMB to connect the media of Bangladesh with Child Nutrition.

  1. Alive and Thrive

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. Eminence is currently implementing an operational research “Assessing the cost effectiveness of training and supervision of frontline workers on early breastfeeding practices” with financial assistance from Alive and Thrive Small Grants program and 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 with aiming to improve breastfeeding practices by strengthening capacity of front line workers.

  1. Action Aid Bangladesh

Eminence did a Health Mapping of Bangladesh with ActionAid in the year 2006.

  1. Care Bangladesh

Eminence has so far conducted the Baseline Survey of Competitive Literacy Initiative Project for CARE in the year 2007, a Scoping Study of Water and Sanitation for Urban Poor (WSUP), a Rapid assessment of Water and Sanitation for Urban Poor.

  1. Concern WorldWide

Concern Universal–Bangladesh is a UK based international NGO for which 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. In Bangladesh, Eminence has worked with Concern Worldwide to conduct an End line Evaluation on Knowledge Practice and Coverage of Urban Nutrition and Household Food Security Program in the year 2007.

  1. Marie Stopes Clinic Society

Eminence has conducted an evaluation survey of the Block Grant Project, two baseline surveys for the MSB-Plan Urban Health Project and the European Commission Co-financing Project on Sexual and Reproductive Health. The end of project evaluation of the same project was also conducted by Eminence in the year 2010. Other works with Marie Stopes include Qualitative Assessment of Client Satisfaction on Sexual and Reproductive Health Services (2008) and Exit Interview Data Validation Survey (2010).

  1. Nutrition International (NI)

Eminence has a long working relationship with MI/NI. Major assignments undertaken for MI are: Follow-up Study of Iron & Folate Supplementation for Adolescent Girls to reduce Anemia program, End line evaluation of Iron & Folate Supplementation for Adolescent Girls to reduce Anemia program and Monitoring and evaluation of Iron & Folate Supplementation for Adolescent Girls to reduce Anemia program.

  1. Plan Bangladesh

Eminence, in 2005, conducted a Baseline Survey of Integrated Nutrition Project (INP) for Plan Bangladesh. Later in 2006, the midterm survey of the same project was also conducted by Eminence. In 2008, an assessment of Post Disaster Food Security and Nutritional Status of Children Aged under Five was conducted by Eminence.

  1. Water Aid Bangladesh

In 2006, an Evaluation of Arsenic Mitigation Program for was conducted by Eminence. Later in 2007, Eminence did an assessment of Response of Local government Institutions (LGIs)/Public Service Delivery Institutions (PSDIs) in Response to the Community Demand Creation for WaterAid Bangladesh.

  1. Social Marketing Company

Several evaluation and training projects were implemented by Eminence for Social Marketing Company in different parts of Bangladesh. Evaluation survey included Blue Star Project, Maternal and Child Health Project etc.

 

  1. Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger | 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 & hygiene. ACF’s 4,600+ professionals work in over 40 countries to carry out innovative, life-saving programs in nutrition, food security & livelihoods, and water, sanitation, & hygiene. Eminence participated in a case study together with Action Contre la Faim (ACF) or Action Against Hunger, in Lalmonirhat and Sunamganj district of Bangladesh together with Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS).

  1. Population Reference Bureau (PRB)

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 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. Along with PRB and IPHN, Eminence is facilitating the RENEW projects with an objective to prepare it as a strong advocacy tool.

  1. Population Action International (PAI)

A project related to climate change and health impact was carried out in coastal regions of Bangladesh. Moreover, youth involvement for climate change action was also carried

  1. DSK
  2. FPAB
  3. PKSF
  4. Servier Bangladesh Limited

A community based effectiveness of a hypertension drug study was conducted by Eminence for Servier Bangladesh Ltd in 2007.

  1. Sanofi-Aventis

Along with national and international development partners, Eminence has worked with pharmaceutical companies like Sanofi-Aventis Bangladesh Ltd with different innovative projects. For example, Eminence has been implementing the ‘Close to Heart’ project to create awareness on coronary heart diseases (CHD).

  1. Roche Bangladesh

Different advocacy activities were conducted through the partnership with Roche for Cancer prevention, treatment in Bangladesh.

  1. Orbis International
  2. ICDDRB
  3. Maxwell Stamp 
  4. GAIN
  5. Population Health Research Institute-Hamilton Health Science

National Organizations

  1. Marico International Bangladesh

Eminence, as part of its Influential Marketing, has conducted a series of local and national seminars, sensitization workshops, and dissemination workshops in the past 2 years to promote products of Marico Bangladesh.

  1. City Bank Limited

Along with other partners Eminence has also worked with City Bank Ltd for its Cancer Support project and community health project.

  1. DHL Express

DHL express has supported Eminence with its cancer support and education for slum children projects.

  1. Breeze Holdings Limited

As a part of its corporate social responsibilities, Breeze holdings has supported Eminence with its cancer support and education for slum children projects.

 

  1. GSK Bangladesh

A partnership was developed to conduct different campaign and advocacy activities on health and nutrition in Bangladesh.