Association for Prevention of Septic Abortion, Bangladesh (BAPSA)

Association for Prevention of Septic Abortion, Bangladesh (BAPSA) was founded in 1982 by a group of reputed gynecologists and obstetricians headed by late Prof. SyedaFiroza Begum, being concerned about the alarming situation caused by the prevailing hazards of septic abortion and mortality derived out of unwanted pregnancies.

The underlying objectives of its formation were to:

i) Improve women's health by ensuring quality reproductive health care services;

ii) Cultivate awareness among the underserved urban and rural citizens about reproductive rights;

iii) Sensitize the community people on the issues of unsafe abortion and develop human resources in reproductive health;

iv) Address adolescent reproductive health emphasizing adolescent girls;

v) Provide quality reproductive health care services to the disadvantage women of the community;

vi) Prevention and management of unwanted pregnancy;

vii) Establish a system for prevention of septic abortion by organizing training and services;

viii) Create center of excellence and maintain standard for treatment of septic abortion cases;

ix) Create database for all M.R. providers in the country, organize training, and keep them informed with latest development in the field of M.R.;

x) Develop a surveillance system for monitoring the quality of M.R. services in the country;

xi) Undertake research on reproductive health, incidence of septic abortion, and pertinent areas of concern to women and health care providers; and

xii) Develop an institutional framework for the community people through a process by advocacy on women rights, human rights and environmental issue for institutionalizing gender towards sustainable development.

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10:00am - 18:00pm Mohakhali

Office Address

House # 6/3, Block # D
Section-2, Borobagh, Mirpur, Dhaka-1216.
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Phone : 880-02-48035083, 48040192

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