Call for Application: MPH Program- BRAC JPGSPH (Scholarships available)

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Call for Application: MPH Program- BRAC JPGSPH (Scholarships available)

BRAC JPG School of Public Health (JPGSPH) was founded in 2004 in Dhaka, Bangladesh to address the unmet public health challenges particular to Asia, Africa and South America. The School was co-founded by BRAC, icddr,b and BRAC University, realising that public health needs in developing countries require immersive, community-based teaching and learning to provide locally innovated research and sustainable health solutions. Drawing from Bangladesh’s remarkable public health achievements, BRAC Health’s nationwide services, icddr,b and BRAC International’s programmes in South Asia and Africa, the School offers unparalleled real-life, community-centric teaching and learning experiences on critical and emerging global public health challenges. BRAC JPGSPH employs an interdisciplinary integration of Education, Training, Research and Advocacy to effectively address diverse health realities affecting disadvantaged communities. Thereby preparing individuals to become public health practitioners, researchers, advocates and leaders of public health and policy at local, national and international levels.

International Call for Application, Master of Public Health Program  (26 January 2019- 23 January 2020)

MPH Key Features

  • A Global Classroom of Learners: Graduates from 30 countries (Africa, Australia, Europe, North America, South America, South Asia & South East Asia)
  • Global Public Health Faculty and Practitioners from International Institutions (Including BRAC International, Georgetown University, Harvard University, icddr,b, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Makerere University, Public Health Foundation India, Stanford University & World Bank, etc.)
  • Experiential Community based- Immersive Learning
  • Innovative Teaching and Learning Methodologies
  • Public Health Competency-based Curriculum – Practical Public Health Management and Leadership Competencies & Skills
  • Employable Professional Skills Development
  • Some courses include BRAC Health Management, Implementation Science, Systematic Review, Anthropological Approaches, Research Methodologies, Health Systems Management, etc

ADMISSION CRITERIA

  • Bachelor and/or Master degree(s) in Health Sciences (Medicine, Nursing, Midwifery, including Allied Health Sciences)
  • Bachelor and/or Master degree(s) in Social Sciences (Anthropology, Public Health, Food and Nutrition, Sociology, Psychology or any other Social Sciences Discipline)
  • GPA 3.0 or above – Proficiency in oral and written English and basic Mathematics
  • Basic Computer skills including Microsoft Office and Data Analysis Software
  • A Passionate Commitment to Public Health, its values and purpose
  • 2-3 years of professional Public Health Experience Preferred

ONE YEAR PROGRAM COSTS

  • Tuition Fee: USD 20,000
  • Accommodation Fee: USD 9,000  [Accommodation: BRAC JPGSPH offers accommodations for international students with the following amenities: – Secure accommodation at BRAC facility – WiFi facilities – Breakfast, lunch and dinner – Transport to/from School]

2019 Course

  • INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC HEALTH: ITS PURPOSE, VALUES AND PRACTICE
  • ANTHROPOLOGICAL APPROACHES TO PUBLIC HEALTH AND QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS
  • EPIDEMIOLOGY
  • BIOSTATISTICS
  • QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS
  • HEALTH SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT
  • HEALTH ECONOMICS AND HEALTHCARE FINANCING
  • PRINCIPLES OF HEALTH COMMUNICATIONS
  • PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION
  • EPIDEMIOLOGY OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
  • AGING AND HEALTH
  • REPRODUCTIVE AND SEXUAL HEALTH AND RIGHTS
  • ENVIRONMENT HEALTH AND CLIMATE CHANGE
  • MONITORING AND EVALUATION OF PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMMES
  • SUMMATIVE LEARNING PROJECT

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SCHOLARSHIPS

Full/partial, merit and need based scholarships are available for candidates from low and middle income countries( SOUTH ASIA: Afghanistan, Bangladesh,Bhutan,India,Maldives,Nepal,Pakistan,Sri Lanka) (https://bit.ly/2bBWnzX) under Sir Fazle Hasan Abed Scholarships

Read also:  Asia Student Summit 2018 “Developing the Next Generation of Leaders in Asia”

Application Deadline: August 31, 2018

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