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  • A collaborative research of ARK Foundation got attention of the media

    Baseline data from our collaborative study on Children Learning About Second-hand Smoke (CLASS-II): A pilot cluster randomised control trial, funded by Medical Research Council, United Kingdom (UK) showed that 95% children had positive exposure to second-hand smoke in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The study was done by ARK Foundation of......

  • Poster Presentation at 8th regional Public Health Conference 2017

    ARK Researcher Tarana Ferdous presented a poster at 8th regional Public Health Conference 2017 organized by Bangladesh University of Health Science (BUHS) on 29th & 30th December, 2017. The poster topic was “Defining Household and understanding poverty in urban slums: A Qualitative study to inform household survey design in......

  • Dissemination Workshop on NCD

    A dissemination workshop of the study on ‘Social Determinants of Health in the prevention of Non-Communicable Disease’ was held today at Health Economics Unit of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The workshop was organized in collaboration with ARK Foundation and Health Economics Unit of......

  • We are soon starting project on capacity building for Tobacco Control

    Leading experts from the UK and in developing countries across the world are joining forces to tackle some of the most serious global challenges in a new multi-disciplinary research programme launched today. Projects under this programme consist of UK and developing-country researchers, working together as......

  • Anti Tobacco Activists’ Conference: Budget Effect on Tobacco Products

    In reaction to the recent country budget a post-budget press conference was jointly organized by anti-tobacco activists on 11th June at Press Club VIP lounge, Dhaka. Rumana Huque, Executive Director of ARK Foundation and Professor of economics at Dhaka University, said that the tax on......

  • Which type of tobacco tax demanded

    A written statement was presented by Dr. Rumana Huque, Executive Director of ARK Foundation and Professor, Economics Department, University of Dhaka, at a pre-budget press conference on ‘Which Type of Tobacco Tax Demanded’ that has been held on 8 May at the conference lounge of......

  • TB Day, 2017: United to End TB – Leave No One Behind

    This year the theme of TB day was to be United to End TB – Leaving No One Behind. ARK team observed the day with other partner organizations and National Tuberculosis Control Program (NTP) members by joining in a Rally at morning. On the previous......

  • Workshop on ‘Creating Responsive Health System’ at Health Economics Unit, MoHFW

    A workshop on our new study on ‘Creating a Responsive Health System: improving the use of feedback from service users in quality assurance and human resource management in Bangladesh’ was held at 2:00 PM today at Health Economics unit of Ministry of Health & Family......

  • Annual Meeting of ARK Foundation, 2017

    Like other years ARK Foundation arranged its General Annual Meeting in Cox’s Bazar on January 26, 2017. Executive Director of ARK, Dr. Rumana Huque, chaired the meeting. All ARK employees joined the meeting, had discussion and presented on their activities, challenges and recommendation for the......

  • A project review meeting on our TB-Tobacco

    A project review meeting on our TB-Tobacco Project was held at the Conference room of National Tuberculosis Program office in 10th of this month. ARK Team presented their materials developed for the project to the Govt. team....

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