This research brief focuses on a pilot community empowerment tool that was developed and implemented in a union in Chakaria, a remote coastal area near the southeastern tip of Bangladesh. The tool was intended to enable the community to monitor health services and their utilization by mobilizing and empowering people through increasing their awareness of health, health rights and existing health services. The tool also focused on involvement of community leaders and elected representatives in the process to ensure the goals were reached.
FHS Research Brief, Bangladesh, Issue 3, 4 pp.
A community health watch to establish accountability and improve performance of the health system