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70% deaths from NCDs, increased budgetary allocation demanded

70% deaths from NCDs, increased budgetary allocation demanded

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Despite the alarming increase in deaths related to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Bangladesh, the allocation in the national budget falls significantly short in combating them. To effectively curb the growing prevalence of NCDs, it is essential to secure adequate funding for this sector in the upcoming budget for FY 2024-25. Such demands were made at a workshop for journalists titled "Budgetary Allocation to Combat NCDs: Bangladesh Perspective" held at the capital's BMA Bhaban on Monday, April 29. The workshop was organized by research and advocacy organization PROGGA (Knowledge for Progress) with support from Global Health Advocacy Incubator (GHAI). Twenty-eight journalists working in print, television and online media participated in the workshop. It was informed at the workshop th...