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August 20, 2014

Bangladesh Vacancy Announcement – Short Term Nutrition Advisor, GS-13

Applicable for US Citizens Only

The Short-term Nutrition Advisor will serve as a member of the Family Welfare pillar in the Office of Population, Health, Nutrition, and Education at the USAID mission in Bangladesh. S/he will provide technical guidance and assistance for nutrition-specific and –sensitive interventions carried out by USAID-supported projects, with a focus on reducing under-nutrition among infants, young children, and pregnant and lactating women. S/he will also provide support to promote government policies to improve delivery of nutrition services nationwide. S/he will collaborate with mission colleagues and partners to align nutrition programming with national policies and initiatives, mission and agency-wide principles and strategies, and global nutrition movements.

 

Opening Date: August 14, 2014

Closing Date: September 07, 2014

 

Application for Employment:

September 11, 2013

The objective of this Contract is to develop a detailed instructor manual, basic student materials, and other resources to improve the teaching and learning experience with the aim to institutionalize the Local Solutions Development (LSD) course.

September 8, 2013

U.S. Ambassador Dan Mozena and Syed Mahbubur Rahman, Managing Director and CEO of BRAC Bank, announced a new partnership between BRAC Bank and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to extend new credit opportunities to small and medium agricultural enterprises in 20 districts of southern Bangladesh.

August 28, 2013

U.S. Ambassador Dan Mozena visited the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) today, where he congratulated the institution for its work to save lives, conduct postgraduate medical training, and promote critical biomedical research. Accompanied by Professor Dr. Pran Gopal Datta, Vice-Chancellor, the Ambassador toured the BSMMU Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, the Center for Neurodevelopment and Autism in Children, the Palliative Care Unit, and the University’s proposed expansion site.

August 25, 2013

U.S. Ambassador Dan Mozena launched a new three-year initiative to improve Bangladesh’s response to earthquakes and other natural disasters today at the Fire Service and Civil Defense (FSCD) authority training center. The “Strengthening Earthquake Resilience” program will train hospital medical and support staff in Dhaka, Chittagong and Sylhet to treat a high volume of victims in the aftermath of a potential earthquake.

July 30, 2013

This month, Aponjon, the first-ever nationwide maternal and child health mobile messaging service in Asia, reached another milestone when it registered its 100,000th subscriber. Aponjon delivers stage-based essential health messages to expectant and new mothers and their families across Bangladesh via mobile phones. USAID is the primary funder of the Aponjon service. 

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