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SOP for LSHTM
“Why are you interested in studying Medicine?” my teacher asked to…show more content… However, there are some fields like nutrition, control of noncommunicable disease, MDR-TB, where Bangladesh has a long way to go. According to the Bangladesh Development and Health Survey (BDHS) data, the rate of stunting among Bangladeshi children is 41%, while 36% children are still underweight. The rate is exclusive breastfeeding is still low, at 64% but what strikes me most, the Prevalence of breastfed children aged 6-23 months receiving a minimum acceptable diet is meager 21%. The government of Bangladesh is trying to mainstream and scale up nutritional service delivery through different programs. I work in such a program, in The United Nations Children 's Fund (UNICEF) funded and National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine- Bangladesh (NIPSOM) implemented ‘Competency Based Training in Nutrition’. I work there as a district trainer to train government and non-governmental health care service providers about importance of nutrition in first 1000 days of life, importance of nutrition among adolescent, pregnant and reproductive age group women. Additionally, I also train the health care providers the skills to communicate effectively with the patient and provide health education. I am from Sylhet region, which is behind all districts of Bangladesh in terms of all nutrition indicators, and I was assigned to my hometown as part of the project.. Communicating with different stake holder and sharing experiences with them