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September 25, 2014

The Project Management Specialist is a senior professional in the field of public health in Bangladesh.  The incumbent will have extensive knowledge and expertise in the management of public health service delivery and will be Office of Population, Health, Nutrition and Education (OPHNE) principal technical expert in health sysytems strengthening (including health governanace, finance, policy and reforms) and maternal and newborn health (MNH).  S/he will have experience working with family planning/reproductive health (FP/RH), and  NGO and public sector health delivery systems.  As a member of the OPHNE management team, s/he will provide substantive advice and support in the formulation and administration of the overall population, health and nutrition (PHN) program of USAID Bangladesh.  S/He will be instrumental in the conception, design, development, negotiation and implementation of critical projects and initiatives which will have a direct impact on success in achieving USAID’s goals and objectives in the health sector. 

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. 

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.

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