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Helping Bangladesh’s injured workers return to work

A two-year intervention supported by German development cooperation has been working with employers in the export-oriented garment industry,  Bangladesh’s largest employer, to implement voluntary rehabilitation and return to work policies which not only reduce  time lost through accidents and disability but also save them money and makes them more attractive to overseas buyers.

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Launching the Digital Health Map

An interactive overview of digital health solutions that German development cooperation supports in partner countries.

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Going back to school in the middle of a pandemic

To reopen – and stay open – schools around the world must translate strict hygiene standards into everyday practice. Indonesia is showing how simple checklists can help school communities do this. Other countries, like Malawi, are adapting the same approach. 

Transplanting a tried and tested approach for improving neonatal survival to new regions

Against all odds: Giving delicate newborns a chance at life in Tanzania

With infinite gentleness, the life-giving needle is slid into the microscopic vein, the oxygen mask placed over the gasping mouth and nose. The flutter in the tiny chest becomes stronger, the monitor now showing a regular heartbeat. Another baby saved at Mbeya Regional Referral Hospital – and the dedicated staff of the neonatal care unit (NCU) for at-risk newborns can now themselves take a deep breath and relax.

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