Providing access to healthcare and medication is fundamental in the fight against poverty. Islamic Relief, Bangladesh aims to improve the health and nutritional status of poor people through increasing access to health and nutritional facilities and improving knowledge on health and hygiene awareness.
Islamic Relief’s health and nutrition programs include providing supplementary nutrition, medication, mobile healthcare (health and eye clinics) and carrying out health and hygiene training. The program mainly extends preventive awareness interventions among the community.
In emergencies, IRB formed medical team and send to the affected areas for providing emergency medical support. We also provide fortified blended food items to the vulnerable community people to enable them to meet sufficient nutrition. During delivery of these programs, particular attention is paid to lactating/pregnant mother and children.