Opening Plenary

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Opening Plenary: SERAC-Bangladesh

Goal of session:

The session will give participants an introduction to ‘Family Planning’ (FP) and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and an opportunity to reflect on policy dimensions of FP in Bangladesh’s development paradigm. 

The discussions will be built on the existing country health sector plan, FP2030 commitments and family planning/SRH information and services to youth and adolescents 

Session Guests

Mr. Quazi AKM Mohiul Islam

Special Guest

Former Director General, Directorate General of Family Planning

Ms. Caroline Crosbie

Guest of Honor

Senior Country Director,                Pathfinder International Bangladesh

Mr. Mervyn Christian, MPH

Guest of Honor

Senior Program Officer, Advance Family Planning,

Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health

Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health

Dr. Vibhavendra Raghuyamshi

Special Guest

Chief of Health, UNFPA-Bangladesh

Dr. Mohammed Sharif


Director (MCH-Services) & Line Director (MC-RAH), MCH-Services Unit,

Directorate General of Family Planning

Mr. S M Shaikat

Secretary General of BNYCFP2021

Executive Director, SERAC-Bangladesh.

Mr. MD. Nazmul Hasan

Youth Speaker

Young City Champion, UN-Habitat, Botner

Dr. Tareq Salahuddin


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