Faculty Research Highlights [Updated on 24 March 2024]

NSU Global Health Institute (NGHI), in partnership with Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), has been awarded a project grant of BDT 1.6 crore from the Bangladesh Government's AIDS/STD program. The project title is "Mapping Study and Size Estimation of Key Population in Bangladesh for HIV Programs in 2022-23." The collaborating investigators will map key populations (KPs), including different sex workers, members of the hijra/transgender community, and people who inject drugs, to identify high-risk areas/hot spots for further strategic decisions to be taken by the Bangladesh government. Dr. Hasan Mahmud Reza, Dean and Professor, SHLS, and Dr. Ahmed Hossain, Professor of Public Health, will lead the project from NSU.