Discussants talked about possible opportunities to improve the financial health of low and middle-income people
An event titled 'Financial Health and its Relevance in the Developing World' was held in Dhaka on Tuesday, shedding light on the shift in approach from financial inclusion to financial health, said a press release.
More than 70 industry experts attended this regional event hosted by the MicroSave Consulting and MetLife Foundation.
Md Ashadul Islam, Senior Secretary of the Financial Institutions Division, Ministry of Finance, KM Abdus Salam, director general of NGO Affairs Bureau, and Graham AN Wright, group managing director at MicroSave Consulting, were present at the programme.
The MicroSave Consulting press release said that a panel discussion at the event talked about how the financial ecosystem of Bangladesh could reorient its focus to improve the lives of the population it serves.
The industry experts also engaged in active discussions to identify possible opportunities to support and improve the financial health of low and middle-income segments in Bangladesh.
They talked about how industry stakeholders can enable customers to make healthier financial decisions and the ways to serve women better through digital channels.