Sir Abed visits Community-based Midwifery Diploma Program in Sylhet
The BRAC founder and Chair, Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, visited Community-based Midwifery Diploma Program offered by the Department of Midwifery, BRAC Institute of Global Health (BIGH), BRAC University, on 09 November, 2013. He was accompanied by Dr Ahmed Mushtaque Raza Chowdhury, Vice Chair, BRAC, Mr. Faruque Ahmed, Executive Director, BRAC International Programmes and Dr. Kaosar Afsana, Director, BRAC Health, Nutrition and Population Programme. In addition, Ismat Bhuiya, Director of Midwifery Program and other midwifery program personnel represented BIGH during the visit.
Rolling application deadlines are: October 31 and December 31, 2013.
State of Food Security and Nutrition in Bangladesh: 2011
The National Food Security Nutritional Surveillance Project (FSNSP) of the James P Grant School of Public Health at BRAC University in collaboration with Helen Keller International launched a report on the “State of Food Security and Nutrition in Bangladesh: 2011’ at the Grand Ball Room of Ruposhi Bangla Hotel in Dhaka on Monday, 21 January, 2013.
Dr. Muhammad Abdur Razzaque, MP, Honourable Minister, Ministry of Food, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh launched the report as the Chief Guest at a Stakeholdre's Meeting with Dr. Mahbub Hossain, Executive Director of BRAC as the chair.
The Center of Excellence for Universal Health Coverage (COE-UHC) at the James P Grant School of Public Health at BRAC Institute of Global Health and UNICEF jointly organized the 7th Tanahashi Rounds on 2nd October, 2013 from 3-5 pm at the Video Conference Room of BIGH. The topic for the round was " Vision Bangladesh and Delivering Eye Care Solution across the Country : What can the Tanahashi framework contribute?".
A six-day Quality Management in Health Systems short course was held from June 29 to July 04, 2013 to strengthen the health system through enhanced quality of services and their effective and efficient management. Total 31 health professionals from Public and Private attended the course.