The Bangladesh Health Watch (BHW) has launched a website on Tuesday with a view of creating public awareness about its activities.
Various information related to health can be found in the website, which will give insight to the policymakers and researchers for overall development of this sector, says a press release.
The virtual launching ceremony was inaugurated by Professor Rounaq Jahan, Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue and Chair of the advisory group, Bangladesh Health Watch.
The programme was conducted by Dr Ahmed Mushtaque Raza Chowdhury, the Convener of BHW.
Dr Yasmin H Ahmed, advisor of Bangladesh Health Watch, gave a brief overview of the website saying, "BHW will keep the website updated with contemporary health research, reports, documents and other important information, so that visitors can enrich themselves with this information."
Besides, representatives of government and non-government organisations, doctors, media and journalists were also present in the ceremony.
Bangladesh Health Watch (BHW) is a citizens' platform for improved accountability of the country's healthcare system through evidence based policy review and citizen feedback. The key objective of BHW is to provide a strong platform through which health care professionals and programmers, researchers and citizens can get their voices heard and thereby influence policies and programmes impacting citizens' health.