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Founded by Jeffrey P. Koplan and international colleagues in 2001, the International Association of National Public Health Institutes (IANPHI) connects and strengthens the government agencies responsible for public health. IANPHI improves the world's health by leveraging the experience and expertise of its member institutes to build robust public health systems. Its Emory University Office, in partnership with its membership Secretariat in Helsinki, Finland, leads capacity building projects in over 35 countries around the world. It is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and other donors, its 84 members, and private-sector partners. Learn more about IANPHI’s work in Bangladesh with the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control & Research (IEDCR) & National Influenza Centre (NIC).

Environmental Health

Integrated Assessment of Climate, Water Quality, and Vulnerability in Bangladesh, 2012 Student Field Scholar Project.

Maternal and Child Health

The Role of the Traditional Birth Attendant in Maternal Health Policy and Programs in Matlab, Bangladesh, 2009 Student Field Scholar Project.

Lynn Sibley, Professor of Nursing at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, received an EGHI Partnership Program Grant in 2007 for Improving Recognition of, and Initial Response to, Prolonged /Obstructed Labor and Birth Asphyxia in Settings Characterized by Homebirth with Unskilled Attendants.

Social Networks and Use of Skilled Birth Attendants: A Preliminary Study in Matlab, Bangladesh, 2007 Student Field Scholar Project.

Water, Sanitation,  and Hygiene (WASH)

WASH Intervention Monitoring Using Mobile Phone Technology in Rural Bangladesh with International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh, 2012 Student Field Scholar Project.

Midpoint Evaluation of the Sanitation, Hygiene Education, and Water Supply in Bangladesh (SHEWA-B) Intervention, 2009 Student Field Scholar Project.