Improving life-saving services and awareness

UNICEF Bangladesh operates on the basis of children's lifecycle, tracking their complex needs from before birth to adolescence.

An innovative approach, it allows sectors such as Health to converge with other UNICEF sectors for addressing common priorities while maintaining a similar pace. 

Priorities for children vary depending on their age and are implemented in partnership with the Government of Bangladesh. Below are two such priorities.     

Newborn deaths in Bangladesh are among the highest in the world. But the conditions leading to neonatal deaths are easily preventable.  

Adolescent-friendly health services are still not a familiar concept, but is urgent especially for the many girls giving birth before reaching adulthood.