Rockefeller Foundation president due in city today | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, April 05, 2011 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, April 05, 2011

Rockefeller Foundation president due in city today


President of Rockefeller Foundation, Dr Judith Rodin, arrives in the city today to see a number of health promotion activities in Bangladesh, funded by the US charity.
Dr Judith, who will pay a three-day visit, will meet Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, inaugurate a new Masters programme on public health and informatics at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), and observe health promotion activities in selected city slums.
Dr Mushtaque R Chowdhury, associate director of Rockefeller Foundation, Asia office, said Dr Rodin will also inaugurate a health centre in the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR, B).

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