Directorate General of Family Planning

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Directorate General of Family Planning
HeadquartersDhaka, Bangladesh
Region served
Bangladesh
Official language
Bengali
WebsiteDirectorate General of Family Planning

Directorate General of Family Planning is a government agency responsible for family planning in Bangladesh and is located in Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1][2]

History[edit]

In 2013 the websites of the Ministry of Social Welfare and the Directorate General of Family Planning were both hacked by Indonesian hackers.[3] It works under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. In January 2016 it was found that the directorate had about 1200 job vacancies.[4] In April 2017 a warehouse owned by the directorate in Mohakhali containing contraceptives burned down.[5] The directorate runs Union level Health and Family Welfare Centre to help control population growth.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Family Planning's warehouse catches fire in Dhaka". Prothom Alo.
  2. ^ "Reliable data needed to improve health sector: Experts". The Daily Star. 2 April 2017. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  3. ^ "2 govt websites hacked". The Daily Star. 30 July 2013. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Family planning stuck". The Daily Star. 28 January 2016. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  5. ^ "Warehouse in Mohakhali catches fire". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  6. ^ "Health centres in bad shape". The Daily Star. 18 August 2016. Retrieved 15 April 2017.