The staff members of the James P. Grant School of Public Health offered warm welcome to
Dr. Sadia Afroze Chowdhury on 20 August 2013 at JPGSPH. Dr. Sadia has joined the BRAC Institute of Global Health (BIGH) as Executive Director. Prior to joining BIGH, Dr. Sadia Afroze Chowdhury was the Lead and Focal Point at the World Bank on Reproductive / Maternal and Child Health. She was also the Director, HNP at BRAC from 1992-1998. Dr. Sabina Faiz Rashid, Dean of JPGSPH introduced Dr. Chowdhury to the staff members and the staff members in turn introduced themselves. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Sadia said that the JPGSPH has achieved a stable and credible status through the efforts of all and it is this cooperation that she seeks to ensure that the BIGH can be established with credibility and effectiveness. Among others, Prof. Malabika Sarker, Director Research, Ms. Ismat Ara Bhuiya, Director, Midwifery Program and Prof. Syed Masud Ahmed, Coordinator of UHC also spoke on the occasion.