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Image of first Bangladeshi child receiving pediatric dose of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
August 11, 2022

Today, U.S. Ambassador Peter Haas joined Health Minister Zahid Maleque and Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni to launch the national campaign to administer U.S.-donated Pfizer pediatric COVID-19 vaccines to Bangladeshi children ages 5-11. UNICEF Country Representative Sheldon Yett, and other Bangladeshi government officials and representatives of international organizations attended the special event, at which the first group of young Bangladeshis received their first shots.

Image of pediatric Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines arriving in Bangladesh
August 8, 2022

The U.S. government donated another 1.5 million pediatric doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccines to Bangladesh via COVAX to help the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare expand vaccination coverage to protect children ages 5-11 for the very first time.

Image of USAID flood shelter in Bangladesh
June 22, 2022

In response to record-level rainfall and catastrophic flooding across areas of northern Bangladesh, the United States is providing $250,000 of emergency funding through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to deliver critical relief to families and communities hit hardest by this crisis.

Image of USAID Bangladesh Mission Director Kathryn Stevens
March 10, 2022

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Kathryn D. Stevens joined Secretary Md. Ehsan-E-Elahi from the Ministry of Labor and Employment, Bangladesh Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) Director Barrister Shehrin Salam oishee, and leaders from global fashion company PVH to launch the new USAID Women Thrive in Bangladesh project to empower women ready-made garment factory workers.

February 3, 2022

Due to unforeseen program changes in the Office of Democracy, Human Rights and Governance, USAID/Bangladesh, the solicitation # 72038822R10011-1 for the position of USAID Project Management Specialist (M&E/Budget), FSN – 11 for the DRG office issued on February 7, 2022 is cancelled.

USAID/Bangladesh may re-solicit for this position in the future. Any interested individuals may apply at that time.


Last updated: September 06, 2022

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