• Organization TypeAssociation
  • HeadquartersBangladesh
  • Founded1982

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 disadvantaged 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 a center of excellence and maintain a standard for treatment of septic abortion cases; ix) Create a database for all M.R. providers in the country, organize training, and keep them informed with the 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, the 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's rights, human rights and environmental issues for institutionalizing gender towards sustainable development.
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  • Bangladesh (headquarters)
  • Dhaka
  • House-71, Block-C, Avenue-5 Section-6, Mirpur