PUBLICATION

The Center for Law and Policy Affairs, or CLPA publishes different journal research papers and brief policy papers from time to time to share knowledge.
 

Promoting Healthy Diet and Justification of Law & Policy Situation in Bangladesh: Policy Brief  

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) account for almost 70% of all deaths worldwide. Almost three-quarters of all NCD deaths, and 82% of the 16 million people who died prematurely, or before reaching 70 years of age, occur in low- and middle income countries. 1 In Bangladesh, NCDs such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and cancer account for 67% of all deaths, with roughly 22% occurring prematurely. 2 A balanced diet, physical activity, and control of tobacco and alcohol use can help prevent NCDs.

 

 

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Law and Policy Gap Analysis to Promote Physical Activity in Bangladesh Context: Policy Brief  

In 2016, 572600 people in Bangladesh died due to non-communicable disease (NCDs) like diabetes heart disease Stroke, cancer which represents 67% of the total death in the country, out of which 22% are premature death. People suffer from NCDs in the long, which harm the individuals and families both physically and financially.

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Food safety policy and regulation in Bangladesh: Policy Brief  
Bangladesh has a specific law to ensure safe food for consumers. But practically safe food issues are related to different ministries and laws, and without better coordination, it is not possible to ensure safe food for the citizen. This policy briefing paper is to describe the Safe food-related law and policies of Bangladesh.






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Food safety policy and regulation in Bangladesh: Policy Brief
Bangladesh has a specific law to ensure safe food for consumers. But practically safe food issues are related to different ministries and laws, and without better coordination, it is not possible to ensure safe food for the citizen. This policy briefing paper is to describe the Safe food-related law and policies of Bangladesh.

 

 

 

 

 

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Local government strength to promoting physical activities: Research

Physical inactivity is an established risk factor for non-communicable diseases (NCD) and identified as a major public health concern worldwide. According to the WHO study, Bangladesh people have a negative attitude toward physical activities. To involve people in physical activity is closely related to the environment of the citizen living area, which is the core responsibility of the local government institute. In this study, we have measured Bangladesh & local government facilities and challenges for promoting physical activities.

 

 

 

 

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Law and policies to protecting water bodies of Bangladesh
Bangladesh has enough sources of surface water, groundwater, and rainwater, as the blessing of nature. Due to its geographical location, Bangladesh experiences water abundance in the wet season and lacks in the dry season. Water pollution in Bangladesh is amplified by population growth, poverty, urbanization, industrialization, poor sanitation, excessive use of pesticides and fertilizers in agriculture, inefficient solid waste management, and lack of consciousness. Bangladesh’s government has enacted several laws to protect the water bodies of Bangladesh. This publication is a compilation of water-related laws and policies of Bangladesh.

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Legal Protections for People Living with HIV and Sexual Minorities in Bangladesh
Very minimum of patients of AIDS or HIV has in Bangladesh, A low-prevalence country. Nevertheless, this region is jeopardizing for a lot of immigrant people. Bangladesh's government has taken steps and policies for defending against HIV or AIDS. The study focused on finding out the laws and policies that are related to protecting HIV-positive people.

 

 

 

 

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Maneuvering the impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic in the existing of Bangladesh: In a search for deficiency in implementing legal policy along with the legal and social challenges that come within In a vulnerable country like Bangladesh, the outbreak of the unprecedented level of transmission of novel coronavirus COVID-19 has brought devastated effect in Bangladesh. For the purpose of eradicating this infectious disease, the government of Bangladesh has incorporated the life-threatening novel coronavirus in ' The Communicable Diseases (Prevention, Control, and Eradication) Act, 2018’. In light of such issue, the Center for Law and Policy Affairs (CLPA) pursues initiatives to analyze the applicability and enforceability of the Communicable Diseases Act, by conducting a survey of 100 respondents; combing opinions of general people as well as taking desk reviews of experts opinion, and further evaluating the overall gravity, consisting both legal and social challenges, towards the mitigation of the current scenario of pandemic crisis in Bangladesh. The research study echoes the establishment of the National Health Command System, providing safety precautionary measures to health providers including health insurance. The Constitution of the ‘Legal Cell’ should be given top priority to provide speedy medical services at the district level through decentralization.

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Whether the legal proceedings of Bangladesh require a redefinition of the procedures of forensic evidence: A case study on the introduction of medical jurisprudence among legal minds. Research In every criminal case, a person cannot be held accountable if there is no sufficient evidence to prove his guilt, with no doubt whatsoever. But in ensuring the effective delivery of justice, the key role players in the legal system such as Judicial Officers, Advocates, Law Enforcement Agencies, Medical Experts, and other interested stakeholders must play their parts in harmony, with smooth cooperation between each character. The research proposal has collected primary data, as by way of a survey, of a total of 46 respondents, who are currently enrolled as Advocates in various District and Session Courts under the divisions of Sylhet, Rajshahi, and Dhaka. Among them, 5 respondents belong as Advocates of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh.

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Pedestrian safety laws and reality (Bangla)
A policy briefing paper to analyze gaps of pedestrian safe in Dhaka city.

policy review paper on Traffic Congestion and Private Cars in Dhaka City (English) The broad objective of this paper is to examine the feasibility of introducing City Bus Service in
DCC area. The paper has illustrated by the 12 sub-thematic areas as regarding the policy
analysis on “Traffic Congestion and Private Cars in Dhaka City”.

Assessment of in-house daily living pattern of Child in urban area of Dhaka city including food, physical activities and civic sense. Child physical and mental health is very important to develop as responsible citizen. Presently child physical and mental health are totally overlooked in the policy. This study conducted to understand how the city children are passing daily life in Dhaka city.