The ninth Graduate Forum ceremony of the James P. Grant School of Public Health (JPGSPH) at the BRAC Institute of Global Health, BRAC University, was held on January 23, 2014 at Sasakawa Auditorium, icddr,b, Dhaka on the occasion of the successful completion of the ninth MPH Programme. The Graduate Forum marks the end of our year-long master of public health programme which began in January of last year. It is a day of celebration for the students, the faculty and the school. Professor Ainun Nishat, Vice Chancellor of BRAC University was present on the occasion as the Chief Guest with Dr. Sadia Afroze Chowdhury, Executive Director of the BRAC Institute of Global Health (BIGH) as the chair. Dr. John Clemens, Executive Director of icddr,b and Yvette N. Malcioln, Family Welfare Team Leader of USAID/ Bangladesh were also present as Special guests. Dr. Sabina Faiz Rashid, Professor and Dean, JPGSPH spoke on MPH programme.
The James P. Grant School of Public Health has started enrolling for its 11th batch. The programme combines classroom and field based learning through a case-study and problem-solving based curriculum in partnership with BRAC, icddr, b, government and other NGO partnerships.
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.