Topics: Medicine, Sociology, Health care Pages: 47 (14288 words) Published: September 14, 2013
Research Proposal Paper


Course Name: Qualitative Research Methods
Course Code: DS 403

Submitted to: Mohammed Abdul Baten Adjunct Faculty Department of Development Studies University of Dhaka Submitted by: Nazia Kabir (01) Shashish Shami Kamal (02) Arup Barua (10) BSS (Honors), 3rd Batch (2009-10) 7Th Semester, 4th Year 2013 Department of Development Studies, University of Dhaka Date of Submission: May 14, 2013

This manuscript is an output of an endeavor to critically review the situation of Non communicable situation in Bangladesh and to reduce the risk factors of it using E-Health as an intervention tool. This paper is done for Qualitative Research Methodology course. We wish to express our gratitude from the core of our heart to our supervisor, our course instructor Mohammed Abdul Baten , Adjunct Faculty of the department of Development Studies for his constructive instruction, proper guidance as well as endless inspiration and encouragement to prepare this paper and also for suggesting about the guideline. We believe that without his kind cooperation the report would not see the face of light and all my efforts would go into vain. In preparing this paper we were greatly supported by our supervisor, his kind suggestion, valuable advice, expertise helped us to reach the desired path. Besides we are really grateful to librarians of department of Development Studies, central library of University of Dhaka for allowing us to use the resources. Preparing this paper we widely used the online resources of several organizations like World Health Organization (WHO), Directorate General of Health services (DGHS), Ministry of Health, Bangladesh. We humbly acknowledge their resources. We would again like to convey sincere gratitude to our course instructor Mohammed Abdul Baten to allow us to work on such an emerging topic. We believe this topic to be the next big issue in national and global development sector

Table of Content
Content Description Abstract Introduction Defining Key Terms Problem Statement The Key Research Question Goals and Objectives Problem Tree Objective Tree Background of the Problem Statement Justification of the Problem Statement: Justification of choosing the issue of NCDs Justification of focusing on reducing the key ‘Risk Factors’ Justification of the Economic Importance of NCDs Justification of choosing to use an ‘Intervention’ as public health policy Justification of choosing ‘E-Health’ as an Intervention Justification of choosing the urban population Literature Review : Previous Studies Theoretical Framework (Social Norms Theory) E Health Intervention tools Research Design Research Process Type of Study Study Population Stratified Random Sampling (Probability distribution) Data collection method and instruments Analysis and interpretation of data Mechanism to assure the quality of the study Study Period and Timetable Limitation of the Study Participants in the study Stakeholder Analysis Resource required for study Logical Framework Analysis Ethical Issues Conclusion References Appendix I Appendix II Appendix III Page number 1 1 2 2 2 3 4 5-6 7 7 9 10 11 12 12-20 21-23 23-24 25 26 26 26 27 28 28 29 30 31-33 34 34-37 38-39 39 40-41 42-44 45 46

List of Acronyms and Abbreviations
NCD DGHS MOH&FW WHO MDG WB GAT ICT ACS BSMMU COPD DGHS HNPSP IEDCR IHD NDSC NHF NICRH NICVD NIDCH PRSP STEPS Non-communicable Disease Directorate General of Health Services Ministry of Health & Family Welfare World Health Organization Millennium Development Goal World Bank Global Adult Tobacco Survey Information and Communication Technologies Alliance for Community Based surveillance Banga Bandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases Directorate General of Health Services Health Nutrition Population Sector Plan Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research Ischaemic Heart...
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