Halida Hanum Akhter

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Halida Hanum Akhter "is former director of the Bangladesh Institute of Research for Promotion of Essential and Reproductive Health and Technologies in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and current managing director of Health Promotion Limited. Dr. Akhter holds numerous professional affiliations in the areas of family planning, maternal and child health, and population research. Her career has included positions with the Ford Foundation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the World Bank. A medical graduate from Dhaka Medical College, Dr. Akhter received her MCPS in Obstetrics and Gynecology from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Dhaka, Bangladesh. She earned her MPH and PhD from Johns Hopkins University." [1]

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  1. Halida Hanum Akhter, Johns Hopkins University, accessed April 27, 2008.