icddr,b helps build capacity of future leaders in the Bangladesh health sector
Published On:2014-06-02 12:00:00
02 Jun 2014
With the understanding that the management of severe malnutrition and diarrhoealdisease are an essential part of the treatment protocol for many childhood illnesses as well as conditions such as childhood cancer, icddr,b’s Centre for Nutrition & Food Security (CNFS) has initiated a partnership with Bangabandhu Sheikh MujibMedical University (BSMMU) by offering specialised training to post-graduate medical students. One of the top government-run post-graduate medical institutions in the country, BSMMU provides high quality postgraduate education in various areas. icddr,b has a distinguished track record in undertaking research on and finding solutions to prevent severe malnutrition and diarrhoeal diseases – two of the greatest health challenges among young children in Bangladesh and within the developing world
This training initiative highlights icddr,b’s commitment and ability to share its expert knowledge to practically build the capacity of emerging young health professionals in Bangladesh.
<div 0px;="" padding:="" color:="" rgb(91,="" 91,="" 91);="" font-family:="" arial,="" helvetica,="" clean,="" sans-serif;="" font-size:="" 13px;="" line-height:="" 16.00299835205078px;"=""> According to the Director of CNFS Dr. Tahmeed Ahmed, icddr,b and BSMMUexpect that this initiative will be the beginning of a long term commitment between the two institutions to build the capacity of an entire generation of promising young medical professionals of Bangladesh.