News update for the Month Of May 2020

Major Achievements of SOLAR project:

In the month of May-2020, 320 members of Peoples Organization access to the support-services of the Local Government Institutions for their livelihood purposes. The support services are 282 families got VGF; 15 families got Old allowance; 10 families got Widow Allowance; 08 family got Disable allowance; 11 families got Pregnancy Mother Allowance and 01 family got solar panel. In this month 14 families are involved in Family Farming, preparing organic fertilizer from sweeping substance and seed preservation by the women members. In this month 149 families access to the support services from Agriculture, Fisheries, Livestock, local Public Health & Engineering, Family Planning and Health departments. On the other hand 10 families are hired land and cultivating by the different Peoples Organization (PO’s) members. On this month 11 families were practicing organic Agriculture, HIP and Vermi compost. In this month 10 PO’s members Fish Culture in Mini pond.

CDA and HTI Partnership Health Project:

CDA is implementing Health project in Rohingya Camps & Host Communities in Ukhiya Upazila under Cox’sbazar district through supported by HumaniTerra International (HTI), France. CDA started project activities from 1st October 2019 in working areas. CDA and HTI are opened a surgical & other health facilities in Goyal Mara, Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar (GPS (LAT): 21°09'05.1"N GPS (LONG): 92°09'14.4"E) providing high quality 24/7 emergency obstetrical and general surgical services, mentored by visiting international surgeons from France. 

Achievement for the Month of May’2020: 

1.    IPC training held training conducted by health sector

2.    MSF visited again the clinic for validation purpose.

3.    Attended Health Sector, FH and SRH meetings.

4.    Clinic is providing services 24/7

5.    General Surgery:

Screening-13, General Surgery-10 ;Lipoma, Hydrocele, Hemorrhoidectomy, infected keloid, Abscess, Hernia, Excision of lump, Rt Valve, Nail evaluation, Circumcision, Cystic, Hemargioma, Fb granuloma, Anal Fissure, Synovial, Ganglion, Fistulectomy, Anal fissure, Sebaceous cyst, Popiliteal Hemangionma, extern nail skin tag, secondary stitch of wound.

Resources: Gynecologist- 02, Asst. Surgeon -02, Pediatrician / Clinic Manager- 01, Anesthesiologists – 02, Lab. Tech- 01, OT Nurses- 03, Lab. Technologist-01 Midwives- 03, Community Mobilizer- 02

Inclusion Criteria: Stabilization of obstetric emergencies, Elective surgery. Acute Obstetric and gynecological emergencies (Emergency Caesarian section, extra uterine pregnancy, pre-eclampsia, eclampsia APH, PPH,  Hysterectomy).

Exclusion Criteria:   Any complicated obstetric / gynecological emergencies which cannot be managed at field level will be referred after initial stabilization. 

Fortnightly & Monthly Staff Meeting Conducted:

CDA’s Fortnightly & Monthly staff coordination meeting for the month of January held on 15.05.2020 & 31.05.2020 at CDA’s conference room of JSI center, Mukundopur, Kaharol, Dinajpur. Regional coordinator from six regions and the entitled staff from program office were present in the meeting. Mr. Tapan Kanti Dey, Deputy Director of CDA chaired the meeting. Monthly target and achievement of six regions were presented through multi-media. The chairperson of the meeting advised the Regional coordinators if there is any deviation it should be achieved in the next fortnightly / monthly.

Publish Online Material:

For the present situation CDA published a CORONA VIRUS online wallet focusing on Corona virus pandemic with a view to develop an effective communication material highlighting corona virus studies from the real context by their own efforts for advocacy materials.

Program Operation Cell (POC) Meeting Held:

During the month 02 no of meetings held in the conference room of CDA dated on 11.05.2020; 24.05.2020; and 21.03.2020. In this meeting all the POC members were present and discussed about the planned activities of the program. The meetings were chaired by Mr. Shah-I-Mobin Jinnah, Executive Director of CDA.

Attended online Meeting:

For the Corona virus pandemic situation the Executive Director of CDA attend the CAMPE, ALRD and ANGOC webinar in this month.

CDA’s PO’s member received Relief:

In CORONA virus pandemic the entire village based People Organization members also receive government intensive relief for the corona emergencies. Total 25,992 PO’s member of CDA got the government relief.

CDA’s Response in Corona pandemic:

In this present situation CDA response in Corona pandemic and arranged a relief activity for CDA’s landless people organization members to their working areas. Total 1400 landless family which are not receive any relief from government and other organization, CDA give them 10 kg rice; 2kg potato; 1kg dal; 0.5ltr oil; 1kg salt; 100gm milk powder; 1pic soap and a sanitizer.


In this session CDA-ICT institute attend the trade course on under the Bangladesh Technical Education Board and 12 students got GPA 5.00 and 2 students got GPA 4 out of total 14 students.