Public Health Workshop: Open for all, free registration


“Principles of Public Health & Epidemiology: Application in Research and Program Planning”

Principles of Public Health & Epidemiology: Application in Research and Program Planning is the first in a series of one-day public health workshops jointly conducted by the Asian Institute of Disability and Development (AIDD) and School of Public Health and Life Sciences, University of South Asia with international public health experts from Australia and Bangladesh.

Resource Persons:
Prof. M. A. Muhit, MBBS, MSC, MSc (Oph), PhD
Dr. Gulam Khandaker, MBBS, DCH, MPH, PhD, FAFPHM
Date: 14 July 2017, Friday
Time: 9:00 AM– 3:30 PM
Registration and collection of name tags will start from 8:00 AM
Venue: Professor M A Matin Memorial Auditorium, University of South Asia
House # 76 & 78, Road # 14, Block B, Banani R/A, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

For any queries please contact:
Phone: 02-55034091-2,  01686265125, 01966459818, 01763030636

Registration is FREE for all participants. Register here

Registered participants will be provided with name tags and a Certificate of Participation will be issued according to the name provided during this online registration process.

Please view the workshop brochure (click to download) to find out more about the lectures and speakers.


Workshop Program Schedule

8:00—9:00 AM: Registration and name tag collection

9:00—9:30 AM: Opening Session


Address by the honourable Vice Chancellor

Introducing the resource persons, objectives and sequence of the working sessions.

9:30—10:00 AM: Working Session 1

What is Public Health?
Introduction, key areas and scopes of public health

Lessons from public health and its application in real life.

10:15—11:00 AM: Working Session 2

Concepts of Epidemiology

Epidemiological concepts

Epidemiologic methods, study design and statistical methods

Basic statistics and data analysis

11:00 —11:15 AM: Refreshment Break

11:15 AM—11:45 PM: Working Session 3

Evidence in Public Health

Defining, searching for, and accessing evidence

Quality and relevance of evidence

Application in planning, practice and policy

11:45—12:45 PM: Working Session 4

Case Studies in Public Health

Childhood Disability - Bangladesh Cerebral Palsy Register study

12:45—2:00 PM: Prayer and Lunch Break

2:00—3:00 PM: Working Session 4 continued

Case Studies in Public Health

3:00—3:30 PM: Conclusion & Closing Remarks

Take home message

Future directions

Feedback/evaluation from participants


  • About the University
    The University of South Asia is the University for Generation Bangladesh who aspires for an inclusive Bangladesh. It's the only university that connects all the dots and let your network that you build here take care of your career. For its outstanding central location in heart of the city Banani, Dhaka, the University attracts students and staff from a variety of backgrounds by its reputation and commitment to innovation and excellence in all areas of activities. The campus offers idyllic environment for an academic institution.
  • Objective
    University of South Asia provide a specialized and high quality comprehensive education as preparation for study or future employment in positions of responsibility across a worldwide range of IT, Business, Social and Public Organizations. 2. To establish and run the University to provide world class standard education in Bangladesh and develop our graduates up to International standard through getting accreditation of internationally recognized accreditation bodies.
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    University of South Asia assist cognitive and effective student learning to develop knowledge, skills and communication ability together with a commitment to lifelong learning for enhancement of students' opportunities for career success, improve the productivity of their organizations and provide leadership and service to their communities. University of South Asia expand the scope of local human resources by improving them as world standard through teaching and explore the employment market to meet the expanding demand for skilled professionals.