Bangladesh Project

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SAPHAS is going to Bangladesh! And the best part is, we want YOU to join our trip! Check out this introduction presentation to give you an idea of the project. If you have further questions, please email saphagwu@gmail.com

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Bangladesh Project

  1. 1. The George Washington University South Asian Public Health AssociationPresented byGW-SAPHABoard (SAPHA)
  2. 2. SAPHA in Bangladesh: Summer 2013Help bring public health awareness to those living and working in public landfills in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  3. 3. Project Bangladesh:Esho Bhalo Thaki(Everyone, be well) •  Largest dumping site in Dhaka with 1200 tons of waste coming in a day. •  Home to 10,000 households •  Scavenging is the primary source of income •  Multiple risks to health through their job and through the environment
  4. 4. • Research• ProvideTraining
  5. 5. Topics: •  Maternal and Child Health •  Environmental Hazards •  Occupational Risks and Assessment •  Water Contamination •  Diarrheal Diseases •  Social and Behavioral Aspects
  6. 6. •  Groups on each topic.•  Weekly meetings with your group to discuss research topic.•  Multiple angles to each topic.Be Aware of theTimeCommitment!
  7. 7. IndividualGroup Funding: Funding: •  Capital Connection•  Knapp Fellowship Fund•  CGI U •  Online Funding to•  Online Donation Family/Friends Platforms •  Individual Departments
  8. 8. President: Reshma ArringtonVice President: Somaiah AhmedSecretary/Treasurer: Prianka WaghrayOutreach Director: Ashley KallarakalFundraising Director: Bhavna SingichettiEvent Director: Shaina AzamUndergraduate Liason: Sundal Ali
  9. 9. GW Email: SAPHAgwu@gmail.com

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