New Updates - BRAC JPGSPH Webinar (NEW WEBINARS ARE BEING HOSTED EVERY WEEK)

  • Community Health Workers During COVID-19

  • DATE: 11 October 2020, Sunday

    TIME: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Bangladesh Standard Time

    Panellists:

    1. Dr AKM Rezaul Haque, Senior Director, Health and Training, Gonoshasthaya Kendra(GK)

    2. Dr Fawzia Rasheed, Senior Adviser to the Director of Health of the Aga Khan Development Network

    3. Dr Mushtaque Chowdhury, Advisor, BRAC JPGSPH, Convener, Bangladesh Health Watch(BHW)

    4. Dr Morseda Chowdhury, Associate Director at Health, Nutrition and Population Programme, BRAC Bangladesh

    The webinar seats are limited and will be filled on a rolling basis. To join, please Sign Up: https://forms.gle/3rNPUYWXeSzpn196A

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    The webinar will be broadcast live on the BRAC JPGSPH Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/BRACJPGSPH

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  • Colourism in South Asia

  • DATE: 24 September, 2020

    TIME: 4.00PM to 5.00PM (BD Time)
    3.30PM to 4.30PM (India Time)

    Welcome by:

    Sabina Faiz Rashid,PhD, Dean and Professor, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, Associate Vice President, IMPACT, BRAC University

    Speaker:

    Nandita Das, Actor, Director and Social Activist, India

    Moderator:

    Farhana Alam, Assistant Director, Center for Gender, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (CGSRHR), BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University

    The webinar seats are limited and will be filled on a rolling basis. To join, please Sign Up: https://forms.gle/gT9F2ZarCzy6nGd7A

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    The webinar will be broadcast live on the BRAC JPGSPH Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/BRACJPGSPH

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  • Webinar on Masculinity and Gender Based Violence

  • DATE: 17 September 2020, Thursday

    TIME: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Bangladesh Standard Time

    PANEL SPEAKERS:

    1. Anand Pawar, Executive Director, SAMYAK, Pune, India

    2. Imtiaz Pavel Neel, Gender and Diversity Justice, Analyst and Filmmaker

    3. Farzana Misha, Research Coordinator, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University

    MODERATOR:

    Farhana Alam, Assistant Director (CGSRHR) at BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University

    The webinar seats are limited and will be filled on a rolling basis. To join, please Sign Up: https://forms.gle/c8ZJQmjYdWU8v8NE6

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    The webinar will be broadcast live on the BRAC JPGSPH Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/BRACJPGSPH

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  • Role of Informal health providers in Covid-19

  • DATE: August 13, 2020

    TIME: 8.30 PM (BD Time)

    Discussants:

    1. Dr. A. E. Md. Muhiuddin Osmani, MBBS, FCPS (Medicine), Joint Chief (Health Wing), Planning Commission, Ministry of Planning

    2. Prof. Jishnu Das, Professor at GWU, Ex-Senior Economist in the Development Research Group at the World Bank

    3. Dr. Aftab Uddin, Public Health Expert and Medical Educationalist

    4. Dr. Malabika Sarker, Professor and Associate Dean, James P Grant School of Public Health

    Session Chair:

    Dr. Abu Mohammad Zakir Hussain, Ex Director, PHC & DC, Former Director IEDCR, Formal Regional Advisor SEARO, WHO

    Moderator:

    Mahrukh Mohiuddin, Acting Convenor, Working Committee, Health Alliance Bangladesh

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    Keynote Speaker:

    Rubayat Khan, Founder & CEO, Jeeon

    Full Webinar Video:

    https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=747135769459709&ref=watch_permalink

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  • MiB webinar on “Impacts of Coronavirus on Non-Member RMG Factories in Bangladesh”

  • DATE: August 12, 2020

    TIME: 3.00 pm (BD Time)

    Discussants:

    1. Md. Kamrul Hasan, Deputy Inspector General, DIFE

    2. Sharif Zahif, Managing Director Ananta Group, Director BGMEA

    3. Dr. Khondakar Golam Moazzem, Research Director, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD)

    4. Jenefa Jabbar, Barrister-at-law, Advocate Supreme Court of Bangladesh, Director HRLS and Social Compliance, BRAC

    5. Tania Taslima, Managing Director 2Ts Creation

    6. Tapan Shaha, General Secretary Textile Garments Workers Federation

    7. Mossamat Parvin, RMG worker

    Chair:

    Prof. Dr. Rahim B. Talukdar, Adviser, CED, Team Leader, Mapped in Bangladesh (MiB), CED-Brac University

    Moderator:

    Syed Hasibuddin Hussain, Project Manager, Mapped in Bangladesh (MiB), CED-Brac University

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    Keynote Presenters:

    Atonu Rabbani, Phd, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Dhaka, Associate Scientist, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health

    Webinar Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-D8K-Bq2u40&feature=youtu.be

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  • Webinar on Media and Gender

  • DATE: 10 September 2020, Thursday

    TIME: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Bangladesh Standard Time

    PANEL SPEAKERS:

    1. Sara Zaker, Media personnel and Social Activist, Vice-Chairperson, Asiatic3sixty

    2. Sushmita Preetha, Deputy Editor, Editorial and Op-ed, The Daily Star

    3. Professor Shohini Ghosh, Officiating Director, Anwar Jamal Kidwai Mass Communication Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India.

    MODERATOR:

    Farhana Alam, Assistant Director (CGSRHR), BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University.

  • Continuation of Midwifery Education During COVID-19 Pandemic

  • DATE: 25 August 2020, Tuesday

    TIME: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Bangladesh Standard Time

    PANEL SPEAKERS:

    1. Lastri Mei Winarni, Lecturer in Midwifery Programme, Yatsi Nursing and Midwifery College, Karawaci, Tangerang, Banten, Indonesia.

    2. Andrea Gilkison, Associate Head, Postgraduate Midwifery, Senior Lecturer, Midwifery, Auckland University of Technology.

    3. Sheena Halder, Instructor, Dhaka Academic Site, Developing Midwives Project, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University.

    MODERATOR:

    Selina Amin, Head, Midwifery Education Programme & Project Director, Developing Midwives Project, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University.

  • COVID-19 and Youth Initiatives

  • DATE: Wednesday, 12 August 2020

    TIME: 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

    PANEL SPEAKERS:

    1. Sarah Kamal, 2020 National President, Junior Chamber International (JCI) Bangladesh

    2. Tawhida Shiropa, Founder and CEO, Moner Bondhu

    3. Sharnila Nuzhat Kabir, Youth Advocate

    4. Md. Sadequl Arefeen, Co-founder The Earth Society

    Full Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gtrNcUjVRFU

    Presentation: https://drive.google.com/drive/ folders/1n_yGiMFxXDxb2N6WO5OaAOGqZov1IrSN

  • Covid-19: knowledge, practices, health and socio-economic impact in bangladesh

  • DATE: 14 July 2020, Tuesday

    TIME: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Bangladesh Standard Time
    10:30 AM - 12:00 PM British Summer Time

    PANEL SPEAKERS:

    1. Dr Malay Kanti Mridha, Professor & Director of Centre of Excellence for Non-Communicable Disease(CNCDN), BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University

    2. Professor John Chambers, Director, NIHR Global Health Research Unit for diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease in South Asians; Professor of Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Imperial College London, UK; Consultant Cardiologist, London North West Hospitals NHS Trust, UK

    3. Dr Mehedi Hasan, Senior Research Fellow & Coordinator, Center for Non-communicable Diseases and Nutrition, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University

    4. Dr Abu Abdullah Mohammad Hanif, Senior Research Fellow, Center for Non-communicable Diseases and Nutrition, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University

  • Rohingya Crisis: A Persepective from Bangladesh

  • DATE: 10 July 2020

    TIME: 9:00 PM Bangladesh Standard Time
    10 :00 AM Winnipeg, Canada Time

    PANEL SPEAKERS:

    1. Kaosar Afsana PhD, Professor, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University. Former Director of Health, Nutrition and Population Programme, BRAC

    2. AKM Mazharul Islam, Professor of Anthropology, SUST. Executive Director, Institute of Applied Anthropology.

    3. Md. Shamsud Douza, Additional Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner (Deputy Secretary) Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner Office, Cox’s Bazar

    4. Mr Md Rashadul Islam, Senior Assistant Secretary and Camp in Charge in FDMN camp 11,12 and 18, Cox’s Bazar

    Full Webinar Video: https://web.facebook.com/watchparty/742177433275744/?entry_source=FEED

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  • Impact of covid-19 shutdown on the hijra community

  • DATE: 9 July 2020, Thursday

    TIME: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Bangladesh Standard Time (BST)
    3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST)

    PANEL SPEAKERS:

    1. MD HELAL UDDIN AHMED, Deputy Director(Social Safety Net), Department of Social Services, Ministry of Social Welfare, Govt of Bangladesh

    2. ANINDYA HAJRA, Director, Pratyay Gender Trust Transfeminist, Transgender Rights and Social Justice Activist, Kolkata, India.

    3. IVAN AHAMED KATHA, President, Shacheton Hijra Odhikar Shangha. Human Rights Activist

    4. TASFIYAH JALIL, Senior Coordinator, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University

    5. MD. MOSTAFIZUR RAHMAN, Assistant Coordinator, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University

    MODERATOR:

    FARHANA ALAM, Assistant Director (CGSRHR), BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University

  • South Asia: The Public Health Response to Covid-19

  • DATE: 2 July 2020

    Panelists:

    1· Dr Ahmed Mushtaque Raza Chowdhury was formerly Vice Chair of BRAC, Dhaka, and is an alumnus of LSE Professor

    2. K Srinath Reddy is President Public Health Foundation of India;

    3. Dr Faisal Sultan (@CEOSKMCH) is CEO, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre, Lahore

    4. Dr Mishal S Khan (@DrMishalK) is Associate Professor in Health Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

    Chair: Dr Nilanjan Sarkar is Deputy Director, South Asia Centre.

    Webinar Full Video:
    https://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=pFfRuTU1tOA&feature=emb_logo

  • WASTE MANAGEMENT DURING COVID-19

  • DATE: 1 July 2020, Wednesday

    TIME: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Bangladesh Standard Time (BST)

    PANEL SPEAKERS:

    1. Dr. Abdullah Al-Muyeed, Head of Policy and Advocacy, WaterAid Bangladesh.

    2. Md. Shoriful Alam Mondal, PhD Researcher(Waste-to-Energy), Toyo University, Tokyo. Former National Team Leader, JICA Expert Team.

    3. Fahim Uddin Shuvo, Founder & CEO, GARBAGEMAN.

  • Food Consumption Among Low Income Population in Bangladesh During COVID-19: Impact & Recommendations

  • DATE: 23 June 2020, Tuesday

    TIME: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Bangladesh Standard Time (BST)

    PANEL SPEAKERS:

    1. Sadruddin Imran, Chairman & Lead Consultant, Innovision Consulting Private Limited.

    2. Md. Rubaiyath Sarwar, Managing Director & Lead Consultant, Innovision Consulting Private Limited.

    3. Dr Malay Kanti Mridha, Professor & Director of Centre of Excellence for Non-Communicable Disease(CNCDN), BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University.

    4. Abu Ahmed Shamim, Associate Scientist, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University.

    Full Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ia-wnhUOImM&feature=youtu.be

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    Presentations:

    1. Abu Ahmed Shamim & Malay Kanti Mridha: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/ 19ZjbA43AoA7dYXnItJs5xdjUqHbnn4yj

    2. Sadruddin Imran & Rubaiyath Sarwar: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/ 1oe4YVnukGg41E01b6uuIVqgjbFO3j26J

  • Bangladesh Health Watch Dissemination Webinar

  • DATE: 20 June, 2020

    Moderator: Mushtaque Chowdhury, Ph. D, Convener, Bangladesh Health Watch

    Presenters:

    1. Dr. Bushra Jarin Islam, Senior Research Associate, BRAC JPG School of Public Health, BRAC University

    2. Rumana Haque, Professor of Economics, Dhaka University, Executive Director, ARK Foundation

    Presentation Slides:

    https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/ 1P12TuD2HGOEQTqlWEVdPilrrJEOddk3y
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  • ENGAGING COMMUNITIES IN TIMES OF COVID-19

  • DATE: 16 June, 2020

    Chair: Phaik Yeong, Mahidol University, Thailand

    Speakers:

    1. Ruth Rutalek, Medical University of Vienna

    2. Oksana Koshalko, MOH Ukraine

    3. Sabina Faiz Rashid, BRAC University, Bangladesh

    Webinar Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch? time_continue=125&v=r8QyWPpl5dA&feature=emb_logo

    Presentation Slides:

    https://www.sonar-global.eu/wp-content/uploads/2020/ 06/PPT-Sonar-Global-Webinar-Engaging-communities-in-the-response-to-COVID-19.pptx
  • Immunization Backlog during Covid-19 Pandemic: A Household-based Assessment

  • DATE: 16 June, 2020

    TIME: 03:30 PM - 5:00 PM (Bangladesh Standard Time)

    CHAIR OF THE WEBINAR:

    Dr. Mushtaque Chowdhury, Advisor, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University. Convener, Bangladesh Health Watch.

    PANEL SPEAKERS:

    1. Dr. Atonu Rabbani, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Dhaka. Associate Scientist, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University

    2. Dr. Jucy Merina Adhikari, Immunization Specialist, UNICEF Bangladesh

    3. Dr. Tajul Islam A Bari, Associate Professor and Ex program Manager, EPI, DGHS, Consultant, icddr,b

    4. Professor Samir Kumar Saha, Executive Director, Child Health Research Foundation (CHRF); and Head of the Department of Microbiology, Dhaka Shishu Hospital

    Webinar Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nfBgVTwCEM&feature=youtu.be

  • 'WHY AND HOW SOCIO-ANTHROPOLOGY CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19'

  • DATE: 15 June 2020, Monday

    TIME: 12:30 PM -1:00 PM (Bangladesh Standard Time)
    12:00 PM - 12:30 PM (Indian Standard Time)

    SPEAKER:

    Prof. Sabina Faiz Rashid, Professor and Dean, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University, Bangladesh

    TECHNICAL STREAM: Risk Communications and Community Engagement

    Webinar Video: https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/ b490bd84-5e29-47d7-be06-e8238f88eaf5

    INSTITUTIONS: WHO South-East Asia Regional Office (SEARO)

    OBJECTIVE: COVID-19 spread depends on how people live and what people do. This webinar attempts to help policymakers and COVID-19 responders and the public health community understand what socio anthropology can contribute to the COVID-19 and how it can be made an integral part of the response.

    Learn More: https://extranet.who.int/goarn/who-searo-rcce-webinar-why-and-how-socio-anthropology-can-make-difference-fight-against-covid-19

  • Disability and COVID-19

  • DATE: 10 June 2020, Wednesday

    TIME: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Bangladesh Standard Time (BST)

    PANEL SPEAKERS:

    1. Dr. Rajib Hasan, Disability & Rehabilitation Specialist, Deputy Director(Planning), Jatiyo Protibondhi Unnayan Foundation, [Eng: National Disability Dev. Foundation], Ministry of Social Welfare

    2. K M Amran Hossain, Lecturer and Researcher, Physiotherapy Department, BHPI, Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP)

    3. Nazma Ara Begum Poppy, Project Officer, Handicap International

    4. Fatema Akter Bonny, Research Associate, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University

    5. Dr. Tanvir Hasan, Associate Professor, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University

  • WEBINAR SERIES 38: COVID-19 AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

  • DATE: June 5, 2020

    TIME: 8.00 PM (BST)

    Discussants:

    1. Dr. Nestro Castro, Professor of Anthropology & Former Vice Chancellor for Community Affairs of University of Philippines

    2. Dr. Sabina Faiz Rashid, Dean and Professor, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, Associate Vice President, IMPACT, BRAC University

    3. AKM Mazharul Islam, Professor of Anthropology, SUST & Executive Director, Institute of Applied Anthropology

    4. Dr. Darunee Phukao, Department of Society and Health, Mahidol University, Thailand

    Host:

    Sudipta Das Gupta

  • Successes and Challenges of public health measures & medical care in COVID-19 pandemic and the future

  • DATE: 1 June 2020, Monday

    TIME: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Bangladesh Standard Time (BST)

    4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Singapore Time (SGT)

    SPECIAL GUEST:

    Teo Yik Ying, Dean; Professor, NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health

    PANEL SPEAKERS:

    1. Natasha Howard, Associate Professor, NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health

    2. Jeremy Lim, Co-Director of Global Health; Associate Professor, NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health

    3. Hsu Li Yang, Co-Director of Global Health; Associate Professor, NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health

    4. Kaosar Afsana, Professor, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University

    Full Webinar Video:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hn4B7S7o-pE&feature=youtu.be
  • POST- ‘GENERAL HOLIDAY’ HEALTH RISKS

  • Date: 1 June 2020, Monday

    INTRODUCTORY REMARKS

    Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya Convenor, Citizen’s Platform for SDGs, Bangladesh And Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD)

    TRIGGER SPEAKERS

    Dr Mushtaque Chowdhury Member, Core Group, Citizen’s Platform for SDGs, Bangladesh Adviser, James P Grant School of Public Health (JPGSPH), BRAC University

    Dr Rowshan Ara Begum Member, National Technical Advisory Committee (NTAC) on COVID-19 Professor, Gynecology & Obstetrics Department, Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College & Hospital

    Dr Abu Jamil Faisel Public Health Expert Advisor, Assigned to Sylhet Division, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW), GoB Adjunct Faculty at State University of Bangladesh (SUB), Bangladesh University of Health Sciences (BUHS) and University of Dhaka.

    Dr Firdausi Qadri Senior Scientist, Head Mucosal Immunology and Vaccinology Unit, Infectious Diseases Division, ICDDR,B Chairman, ideSHi

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    REFLECTIONS

    Dr Dibalok Singha Executive Director, Dustha Shasthya Kendra (DSK)

    Dr Morseda Chowdhury Associate Director, Health, Nutrition and Population Programme, BRAC

    Dr M H Choudhury (Lelin) Chairman, Health and Hope Hospital, Dhaka

    Ms Nazme Sabina Chief Executive, DevResonance Ltd.

    MODERATOR

    Dr Md Khairul Islam Regional Director, South Asia WaterAid

  • Effectiveness of One Health Platforms for Pandemic Preparedness and Response: Lessons Learned

  • Date: 29 May 2020, Friday

    Panel Speakers:

    Professor Dirk Pfeiffer, Chair of One Health and Professor of the Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health, Director (OHRP), Center for Applied One Health Research and Policy Advice at the City University of Hong Kong.

    Professor Mushtaque Chowdhury, Advisor and Founding Dean of the BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University and a member of the Management Advisory Group for the Director General of the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), Rome.

    Moderator: Professor Nitish Debnath, National Coordinator, One Health Bangladesh

    Read More: http://emphnet.net/?announcement=announcing-the-fifth-webinar-in-the-one-health-bangladesh-special-webinar-series-on-covid-19

  • IMPACTS OF COVID-19 ON TERTIARY EDUCATION: NATIONS RESPONSES

  • Date: 29 May 2020, Friday

    Time: 8:00 AM CDT (Winnipeg); 9:00 PM Bangladesh Time; 6:00 AM Arizona (USA) Time

    Panel Speakers:

    Professor Dr. Bob Hopkins, Business Studies, University of Texas, Arlington & Philanthropist

    Professor Dr. Sadeka Halim, Dean, faculty of Social Sciences and Professor of Sociology, University of Dhaka (Former Information Commissioner of Bangladesh)

    Izzeddin Hawamda, Educator - Seven Oaks School Division, Winnipeg PhD Candidate, Peace & Conflict Studies, University of Manitoba

    AKM Mazharul Islam, Professor, SUST and Adjunct Professor at BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University

    Moderator: Dr. Kawser Ahmed, Conflict and Resilience Research Institute, Canada (CRRIC)

    Full Webinar Video:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0uewouRC3s

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  • VULNERABLE POPULATIONS AND COVID-19: BANGLADESH DURING A GLOBAL PANDEMIC

  • DATE: Wednesday, May 27, 2020

    TIME: 8 am (Berkeley) | 11 am (DC) | 4 pm (London) | 9 pm (Dhaka)

    Panel Speakers:

    1. Sanchita Saxena, Director, Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies, University of California, Berkeley;

    2. Sabina Faiz Rashid, Dean and Professor, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University, Bangladesh;

    3. Ali Riaz, Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Illinois State University and Nonresident Senior Fellow of Atlantic Council;

    4. Naomi Hossain, Sr Professorial Lecturer, School of International Service, American University;

    5. Mabrur Ahmed, Founder/Director, Restless Beings, UK;

    6. Rahima Begum, Founder/Co-Director, Restless Beings, UK

    Full Webinar Video :

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LV6TSd27ymU
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  • NUTRITION FOR MOTHER AND CHILDREN DURING COVID-19 IN BANGLADESH

  • Date & Time: May 21, 2020, 02:00 PM, Dhaka

    Panel Speakers:

    1. Saiqa Siraj, Country Director, Nutrition International Bangladesh

    2. Piyali Mustaphi, Chief, Nutrition Section, UNICEF Bangladesh

    3. Dr. AFM Iqbal Kabir, Consultant, Bangladesh National Nutrition Council (BNNC)

    4. Kaosar Afsana, Professor, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University

    5. Abu Sayeed Khan, Senior Journalist, Daily Samakal, Bangladesh

    MODERATOR:

    Dr Shamim Talukder, Chief Executive Officer, Eminence

  • Gender, Violence and Women's Experiences During COVID-19

  • DATE: 20 May 2020, Wednesday

    TIME: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM BST (Bangladesh Standard Time)

    PANEL SPEAKERS:

    1. Shaheen Anam, Executive Director, Manusher Jonno Foundation

    2. Shahana Siddiqui , Adjunct Faculty, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University

    MODERATOR:

    Farhana Alam, Assistant Director, Centre for Gender and Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights(CGSRHR), BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University

    Webinar Full Video:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IopRCHO2J14

    The webinar broadcasted live on the BRAC JPGSPH Facebook Page:

    https://www.facebook.com/BRACJPGSPH
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  • COVID-19 Impact on Urban Informal Settlements: Vulnerabilities, Challenges and Responses from 4 Countries

  • Date: 14 May 2020, Thursday

    Time: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM (Bangladesh Standard Time)
    9:30 AM - 11:00 AM (British Summer Time)
    2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (Indian Standard Time)
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (East Africa Time Zone)
    8:30 AM - 10:00 AM (in Freetown)

    CHAIR OF THE WEBINAR:

    Dr. Hossain Zillur Rahman,Chairperson, BRAC
    Executive Chairman, Power and Participation Research Centre (PPRC)
    ARISE Bangladesh Advisory Board Member

    Panel Speakers:

    1. Dr. Lilian Otiso , Executive Director, LVCT Health Nairobi, Kenya

    2. Smruti Srinivas Jukur , Urban Planner & Architect, SPARC, India

    3. Varun Sai, Research Assistant, The George Institute for Global Health India (TGI), New Delhi, India

    4. Abu Conteh, Urban Health Research Officer, Sierra Leone Urban Research Centre (SLURC), Freetown, Sierra Leone

    5. Samuel Saidu, Research Assistant, COMAHS, University of Sierra Leone, Freetown, Sierra Leone

    Moderator:

    Bachera Aktar, Assistant Director, The Center of Excellence for Gender, Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights (CGSRHR), Dhaka, Bangladesh

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    Please also follow us on Twitter for getting the exciting live posts about the webinar: https://twitter.com/bracjpgsph?lang=en

    Presentations:

    1. Dr Lilian Otiso:
    https://drive.google.com/open?id=1XJuMMppqwC8YEyuOI3OFA4ie5-uNE7bI

    2. Abu Conteh and Samuel Saidu:
    https://drive.google.com/open?id=1TjxR_b_Cg5gtouf-LQKwXbOljFMxdX-5

    3. Smruti Jukur and Varun Sai:
    https://drive.google.com/open?id=1cWhj3cGAy4rygQjVfNZcU2hALUUlFjT5

    Webinar Full Video:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CxO8SUj-tsQ&feature=youtu.be

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  • Targeting Covid-19 relief payments in Bangladesh

  • Day:7 May 2020

    Time:14:30 (UK); 19:30 (Bangladesh); 09:30 (US EDT)

    Panel Speakers:

    Anir Chowdhury, Policy Adviser, A2i

    Mushfiq Mobarak, Professor of Economics, Yale University

    Sabina Faiz Rashid, Dean and Professor, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University

    Asif Saleh, Executive Director, BRAC

    Moderators:

    Maria May, Senior Programme Officer, Financial Services for the Poor, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

    Mark Miller, Director of Development and Public Finance Programme, ODI

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    The webinar broadcasted live on the BRAC JPGSPH Facebook Page:

    https://www.facebook.com/BRACJPGSPH

    Full Webinar Video:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fgwvUPGMWFU
  • Social Dimensions of a Pandemic: Stigma, Gender and COVID-19

  • Date & Time: 7 May 2020, Thursday | 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM BST (Bangladesh Standard Time)

    Panel Speakers:

    1. Dr. Shahaduz Zaman , Sussex University, UK

    2. Din M. Sumon Rahman, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh(ULAB)

    3. Shahana Siddiqui, Adjunct Faculty, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University

    4. Nahela Nowshin, Research Associate, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University

    Moderator:

    AKM Mazharul Islam, Professor of Anthropology, SUST, Adjunct Professor, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University.

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    Presentations:

    1. Dr Shahaduz Zaman and Dr Sumon Rahman:
    https://drive.google.com/open?id=1EeY8t7y5yHY8e-SArI5qrdhmC3kjx2He

    2. Shahana Siddiqui and Nahela Nowshin:
    https://drive.google.com/open?id=1COo3Jk4xpc9hXNdtr-9KRIgBqbyzo4ei

    Webinar Full Video:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8SpRnhy2FI&t=4s

  • Startup Talks: The future of healthtech in Bangladesh

  • Date: 5 May 2020

    Time: 3:30 – 4:30 PM BST

    Panel Speakers:

    1. Kaosar Afsana, Professor, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University

    2. Shohorab Ahmed Chowdhury, Managing Director and Co-Founder, Synesis IT Ltd.

    3. Sajid Rahman, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Digital Healthcare Solutions

    Moderator:

    Bipasha Hossain, Head of Strategy & Organizational Development, Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center

    Webinar Full Video:

    https://ne-np.facebook.com/bylcventures/videos/2622747801298869/
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  • Emotional and Mental Wellbeing during COVID-19: Learning from Diverse Perspectives

  • Date and Time: 5 May 2020, Tuesday | 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM BST (Bangladesh Standard Time)

    Panel Speakers:

    1. Sadeka Halim PhD, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Professor of Sociology, Former Information Commissioner, Bangladesh.

    2. Dr. Helal Uddin Ahmed, M.D., Associate Professor, Child Adolescent and Family Psychiatry in National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).

    3. Dr. Atonu Rabbani, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Dhaka, Associate Scientist, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University.

    4. Muhammad Shadab Chowdhury, Student, Private University

    Moderator:

    AKM Mazharul Islam, Professor of Anthropology, SUST, Adjunct Professor, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University.

  • COVID-19: What We Know & What We Don't Know & Why This Matters

  • Date and Time: 30 April 2020 | 2:30 PM BST (Bangladesh Standard Time)

    Panel Speaker:

    Dr Michael Friedman, Country Director, Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

    Moderator :

    Professor Kaosar Afsana, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University

    Presentations:

    https://drive.google.com/open?id=1N3t7ggVw3Ym6gBiQVHewMaTv2dlcG2Kz

  • The Response to COVID-19 in South Asia

  • Date: 17 April 2020

    Time: 9:00–10:30 AM EST / 6:30–8:00 PM IST/ 7:00-8:30 PM BST

    Panel Speaker:

    Dr. Richard Cash, Senior Lecturer on Global Health, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health

    Dr. Sabina Faiz Rashid, Dean and Professor, BRAC James P. Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University

    Dr. Shamika Ravi, Senior Fellow of the Governance Studies Program, Brookings Institution

    Dr. Srinath Reddy, President, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI)

    Moderator :

    Dr. Vikram Patel, Pershing Square Professor of Global Health, Harvard Medical School

    Webinar Full Video:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OokxuqBiZZI

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