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Dr. Kaosar Afsana

Director of BRAC’s health program

Director of the health program at BRAC, a global development organization founded in Bangladesh in 1972. Reaching an estimated 126 million people in 11 countries, it is the world’s largest nongovernmental organization.Photo: Conor Ashleigh for AusAID. 

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We've Made Staggering Progress in Maternal Health in Bangladesh. Where Next?

In the last 20 years, maternal mortality in Bangladesh has dropped from 574 to 194 per 100,000.