Health on Wheels

November 1, 2016
Health Screening of Bangladeshi Garment Workers

Brown University researcher Dr. Ruhl Abid recently received $235,305 for his project, “Technical Assistance for Understanding Disease Burden Among Bangladeshi Garment Workers” from Crown Agents/Department for International Development (DFID), UKAID, Joint Donor Technical Assistance Fund (JDTAF).

Dr. Abid works to improve the health of Bangladeshi garment workers through a unique program called Health on Wheels, a service program of Health and Education for All (HAEFA), a non-profit organization founded in 2012 by faculty members at Harvard Medical School and Brown University Alpert Medical School. 

Video: Providing Healthcare for 6,000 Garment Factory Workers

"Health on Wheels in action" by Padya Paramita