Department of Public Health

Department of Public Health organized Orientation Program for the New Students of Spring Semester 2019

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Professor Dr. Ahmad Ismail Mustafa, Dean of the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences (FAHS) during introduction of new students under MPH Program for Spring Semester 2019

Department of Public Health organized an Orientation Program for the newly enrolled students under Master of Public Health (MPH) program of Spring-2019 Semester on January 25, 2019 at 71 Milonayoton of Daffodil Tower, DIU. Professor Dr. Ahmad Ismail Mustafa, Dean of the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences (FAHS) graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. The inaugural session of the program was chaired by Prof. Dr. Harun-Ar- Rashid, Professor and Head, Department of Public Health, DIU. All the Faculty Members of the Department were present in the Orientation Program.

Fifty five (55) newly enrolled students (Bangladeshi and Foreign) participated in the Orientation Program with diversified background—Medical Doctors, Health Researchers, Lecturers, Pharmacists, Nurses, Nutritionists and other health related Professionals.

Professor Dr. Harun-Ar-Rashid, Professor and Head of the Department of Public Health delivered his welcome speech at the beginning of the inaugural session of the orientation program. He emphasized on the issues related to quality of education in the Department. He assured that all the faculty members and administrative professionals of the department as well as the university will extend their cooperation to the new students in achieving their goal. 

In his inaugural speech, Professor Dr. Ahmad Ismail Mustafa pointed out that the Department of Public Health is working persistently to be the Center of Excellence for Public Health Education. He mentioned that Department of Public Health of DIU is one of the leading Public Health Departments in the country imparting quality education in the field of public health. Considering public health as a multidisciplinary subject, he advised the new students to acquire sufficient knowledge and skills for managing emerging and reemerging public health problems.

In the technical session Professor Dr. Harun-Ar-Rashid discussed the guidelines of the MPH program which included both academic and extracurricular activities. He presented academic activities, procedures, rules and regulation of the Department and the University as well. He emphasized on the issues like time management, class attendance, assessment procedures, counseling and advising, major subject selection, examination system, research proposal defense, Thesis defense, plagiarism check, workshops/seminars, ethical conducts etc.

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Professor Dr. Harun-Ar-Rashid , Professor and Head, Department of Public Health delibering his presentation on the MPH program 

Dr. ABM Alauddin Chowdhury, Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health presented digital technologies used in the Department like Google Classroom, blended learning system and Student Portal. The program was ended with concluding remarks from Professor Dr. Harun-Ar-Rashid.

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Students along with Dean, FAHS; Head and other Faculty Members of the Department of Public Health

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