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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:

July 27, 2013

Today, U.S. Ambassador, Dan Mozena, announced a three-year, $200,000 USAID-funded program to expand the use of communication and information programs to improve health in Bangladesh. A key component of this program is a series of biweekly television episodes on public health issues called Jiboner Golpo (“Life Stories”) which will be aired on Desh TV starting from June 29, every alternate Saturday from 8:00pm. 

Ambassador Dan Mozena spoke at Bangladesh's Call to Action launch
July 23, 2013

On Sunday, July 21st, the Government of Bangladesh (GOB) committed to ending preventable child deaths in the country before 2035. This commitment builds on the impressive progress that Bangladesh has made in reducing maternal and child mortality and improving the health and wellbeing of mothers and children over the past 40 years.

July 2, 2013

Officials from the United States and Bangladesh governments, NGO representatives, labor associations and other civil society institutions attended the National Conference on Bangladesh’s 2012 Trafficking in Persons Law and National Plan of Action to Combat Human Trafficking 2012-2014 today. The conference was organized to accelerate the fight against human trafficking in Bangladesh and to commit to specific actions to improve the implementation of Bangladesh’s anti-trafficking legal framework. 

May 19, 2013

Journalists are slated to spend two days, May 19-20, 2013, at a training workshop designed to help them understand avian and pandemic influenza so they can better inform the public on how to prevent outbreaks.

Bangladeshi Cricket Star Mushfiqur Rahim spends a day with USAID's Mamoni Maternal and Child health care Project
April 4, 2013

Mushfiqur Rahim, the captain of Bangladesh’s national cricket team, visited the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s health project – MaMoni – in Habiganj today. As a USAID brand ambassador, Mushfiqur promotes health awareness messages across the country, focusing on mothers and young children.

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