29 May 2023

Three-month-old Sulaiman beats pneumonia

Three-month-old Sulaiman was born at home in Shyampur, a slum in Dhaka, with a neighbour – a former nurse – assisting his mother to bring him into the world. He and his parents share an apartment with two other families, each with one private room but sharing the bathroom and the kitchen.  Shyampur is a fusion of big factory buildings, apartment…, Fighting pneumonia, Sulaiman had been fighting pneumonia for several days. His breathing was fast, and he made harsh sounds as he struggled to get air into his lungs. He cried and coughed through the night, unable to sleep. His parents brought him to a UNICEF-supported Aalo clinic near their home where he received medical care. Baby Sulaiman cried and coughed through…, Baby Sulaiman cried and coughed through the night, unable to sleep., UNICEF/UN0825812/Mawa With the Aalo clinic offering free services less than a kilometer from their home, it’s easy for Sulaiman's parents bring him in for treatment. With the Aalo clinic offering free services less than a kilometer from their home, it’s easy for Sulaiman's parents bring him in for treatment., With the Aalo clinic offering free services less than a kilometer from their home, it’s easy for Sulaiman's parents bring him in for treatment., UNICEF/UN0825814/Mawa Baby Sulaiman cried and coughed through the night, unable to sleep. With the Aalo clinic offering free services less than a kilometer from their home, it’s easy for Sulaiman's parents bring him in for treatment. Dr Moumita Sarker and another general physician run the morning shift at the Shyampur Aalo clinic along with a team…, Sulaiman’s breathing improves as he gets his daily dose of treatment., UNICEF/UN0825811/Mawa Sulaiman’s breathing improves as he gets his daily dose of treatment. Sulaiman’s breathing improves as he gets his daily dose of treatment., Sulaiman’s breathing improves as he gets his daily dose of treatment., UNICEF/UN0825811/Mawa Sulaiman’s breathing improves as he gets his daily dose of treatment. Sulaiman’s breathing improves as he gets his daily dose of treatment., A struggling health care system, In the urban slums of Bangladesh, around 40 per cent of the children are stunted, meaning they are too short for their age due to malnutrition. This is much higher than the national stunting prevalence of 28 per cent which is already unacceptably high. In addition, only 56 per cent of deliveries in slums are supported by skilled birth attendants,…, Simple diagnostic tests and medicines are out of reach for many in Bangladesh's urban slums., UNICEF/UN0825809/Mawa Simple diagnostic tests and medicines are out of reach for many in Bangladesh's urban slums. Simple diagnostic tests and medicines are out of reach for many in Bangladesh's urban slums., Simple diagnostic tests and medicines are out of reach for many in Bangladesh's urban slums., UNICEF/UN0825813/Mawa Simple diagnostic tests and medicines are out of reach for many in Bangladesh's urban slums. Simple diagnostic tests and medicines are out of reach for many in Bangladesh's urban slums., Simple diagnostic tests and medicines are out of reach for many in Bangladesh's urban slums., UNICEF/UN0846151/Mawa Simple diagnostic tests and medicines are out of reach for many in Bangladesh's urban slums. Simple diagnostic tests and medicines are out of reach for many in Bangladesh's urban slums. Simple diagnostic tests and medicines are out of reach for many in Bangladesh's urban slums., Solutions towards affordable primary health care, The Shyampur Aalo Clinic is one of six urban clinics opened in Bangladesh as a model for primary health care provision in urban areas. Through this model, UNICEF, supported by Government of Sweden and in partnership with the Government of Bangladesh, is delivering an essential package of common health services such as maternal and newborn care,…, Three-month-old Sulaiman beat pneumonia, thanks to the staff at a UNICEF-supported clinic., UNICEF/UN0825819/Mawa Three-month-old Sulaiman beat pneumonia Three-month-old Sulaiman beat pneumonia, Three-month-old Sulaiman beat pneumonia, thanks to the staff at a UNICEF-supported clinic., UNICEF/UN0825816/Mawa Caring, attentive professionals are the face of Aalo clinics. Caring, attentive professionals are the face of Aalo clinics., Caring, attentive professionals are the face of Aalo clinics., UNICEF/UN0825817/Mawa Three-month-old Sulaiman beat pneumonia, thanks to the staff at a UNICEF-supported clinic. Three-month-old Sulaiman beat pneumonia Caring, attentive professionals are the face of Aalo clinics. The Aalo clinics are helping children like Sulaiman beat common childhood illnesses which could be fatal if untreated. If he had been…, Medical staff at an Aalo clinic inside Korail, one of the largest slums in Bangladesh., UNICEF/UN0825822/Mawa Reaching under - served children and families in slums. Reaching under - served children and families in slums., Reaching under - served children and families in slums., UNICEF/UN0825821/Mawa Medical staff at an Aalo clinic inside Korail, one of the largest slums in Bangladesh. Reaching under - served children and families in slums.