Workshop on Safe Motherhood


A one day long consultation on Safe Motherhood Promotion Project (SMPP) Phase II was held on 26 February 2011 at the MIS Auditorium. The program was organized by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to demonstrate its Narsingdi model on SMPP and explain the need for its roling out to other districts of Bangladesh. JICA has decided to incoporate itself with the pooled fund in the next sector program of MOHFW to be started from July 2011 with a veiw to support SMPP II project. Mr. Humayun Kabir, Secretary, MOHFW was present as the Chief Guest. Professor Dr Abul Kalam Azad, Director of MIS, DGHS, Mr. Ganesh Chandra Sarker, Director, IEC of DGFP and Dr. Yojiro Ishi, Senior Advisor, Human Development Department, JICA were present as the Special Guests. Mr. Abdul Mannan, Joint Cheif Planning of the MOHFW chaired the consultation session. The consultation was attended by many officials of JICA both in country office and Japan and from Government of Bangladesh and other development partners and UN agencies.