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Fairer trade agreements to facilitate access to healthcare for all

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Prices for life-saving drugs are escalating. Investments in medical innovation are rapidly falling. And trade agreements are making access to healthcare more difficult for millions worldwide, particularly those in developing countries. These call for shaping better, sustainable trade deals that balance public health interests and private sector incentives.

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Third CPD Anniversary Lecture

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CPD is going to organise the “Third CPD Anniversary Lecture” on Monday 13 February 2017 at 10.00 am in Dhaka, Bangladesh. This year renowned development economist Professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr will deliver lecture on ‘Health and Global Trade Regime: Is It Affecting Equal Access to Medicines?. Professor Fukuda-Parr is a Faculty at The New School, New York and Vice-Chair, UN Committee for Development Policy (CDP)

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CPD Recommends Rationalised NSD Interest Rate, Fuel Price and Exchange Rate

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Download: Presentation | Paper Bangladesh government needs to focus on lowering the interest rate of National Savings Bond (NSD) and adjustment of fuel price and exchange rate to sustain the economic growth for FY2016-17. Three reforms are vital as well- banking sector, local government management and public investment towards economic sustainability. …

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Bangladesh needs Momentum to be Graduated from LDC Category by 2024

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The smooth graduation, with sustainable impact, from the category of the Least Developed Country (LDCs) for Bangladesh will critically hinge upon a productive momentum of economic growth. Three key determinants are vital for this smooth transition which are accelerated transformation of rural economies, proactive sector-specific industrial policies and realising science, …

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CPD – RMG Study Prepared a Comprehensive Database of Export-oriented RMG Enterprises

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CPD-RMG Study has gathered major databases related to export-oriented RMG enterprises from different public and private institutions and prepared a comprehensive database. This database is referred to as ‘Master Dataset’ which will provide the idea of ‘population universe’ of the RMG sector of Bangladesh. The dataset has been presented in …

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