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Comfort

By |August 8th, 2018|

As a former member of the University of Michigan cross country, being fit and athletic has been a large component of my identity. Choosing to leave my athletic dreams to pursue my masters in Global [...]

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Bangladesh Public Health Seminar

By |August 7th, 2018|

Organized by: The Foundation for Charitable Activities in Bangladesh (FCAB) Venue: Rahimafrooz Corporate Office (8th Floor –Arzed Chamber, 13 Mohakhali, Dhaka) Date: July 11, 2018 Time: 10:00am-4:00 pm   Schedule Particulars Topics 10:00am -10:05am [...]

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Limitations

By |July 27th, 2018|

Today I realized the limitations of my public health degree and work. We visited an EPI session to observe our data collector as she practiced prior to starting data collection for our EPI field study, [...]

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Round Reflections

By |July 21st, 2018|

This past week has been full of exciting opportunities and it is impossible for me to cover all of these in a single post, so I will try to touch on these throughout the next [...]

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july 18, 2018

By |July 21st, 2018|

Last week was a whirlwind. We spent three days in Dhaka, touring the city and participating in a public health seminar that Moushumi apa, Galib bhai, and the FCAB [...]

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Assalamu alaikum. Ami Bangla bolte pari na

By |July 14th, 2018|

“Assalamu alaikum. Ami Bangla bolte pari na.” This is how I have started almost all of my interactions with people here in Bangladesh, whether it’s in the villages conducting my study, in the marketplace (so [...]

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july 9th, 2018

By |July 14th, 2018|

Lush is still the best word that comes to mind when I think of Bangladesh. Seeing the shades of greens from above to seeing the height and volumes of the greens on the ground [...]

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Starting my Internship with FCAB

By |July 14th, 2018|

As a Global Epidemiology student at the University of Michigan, I began my search for a summer internship over 10 months ago. While I explored many different opportunities, it was not until I came across [...]

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Up and Away from Colonial Welfare: Social Entrepreneur “Mou” Khan’s 21st Century Micro NGO

By |December 11th, 2017|

Fortified by the goodwill, support and hard work of many and her own perseverance and ability to foster partnerships, civil rights lawyer Moushumi “Mou” Khan launched the Foundation for Charitable Activities in Bangladesh, a new [...]

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Part Two: Zuckerman Fellow & Civil Rights Lawyer “Mou” Khan Creates A Micro NGO for Bangladesh

By |December 11th, 2017|

After noted civil rights attorney Moushumi “Mou” Khan’s father died in a snowy car crash near their Ann Arbor home, she began to consolidate the collective power and intent of Michigan’s Bangladeshi-American community to bring [...]

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