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Organization Contact Information

Name: Bangladesh Public Health Forum (BPHF)
Street 1: House-3, Flat-301, Road-1, Block-B
Street 2: Niketan, Gulshan-1
City: Dhaka
Post Code: 1212
Country: Bangladesh
Phone: +8801939366930
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Shariful
Last Name: Islam
Title: President
Phone: +8801939366930

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Monirul
Last Name: Islam
Title: General Secretary
Phone: +8801711045454

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: International
Organization Description:
A forum of leading public health specialists from Bangladesh and globally working to improve the health situation in Bangladesh through information, knowledge and expertise sharing, network building, transfer of skills and technology, capacity building, providing technical assistance to the government and development agencies.

BPHF has been engaged as providing technical support to the Government and stakeholders for TB ans HIV/AIDS in Bangladesh. It has established institutional partnerships with leading academic and research institutes globally to research and develop cheap solutions for diagnosis and management of TB.
Total number of staff in your organization: 26 - 50
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 51 - 99
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $100,001-$500,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Attendance at a TB related event
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Bangladesh
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
Developing public health human resources to fight TB and provide technical assistance to Government.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Bangladesh
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: South East Asian
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)


Delivery of health services and care
Funding, including innovative and optimized approach to funding TB Care
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Bangladesh
Research and Development Bangladesh


Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

TB Care Delivery:
Advocacy for DOTS Expansion and Enhancement at the country level including sharing finding of research and evidence based strategies for improving diagnosis and management of TB.

Fundamental Research:
We work to develop innovative methods for early detection and diagnosis of TB at the community and primary health care levels.

We conduct operational research to identify and develop innovative low cost solutions for diagnosis and management of TB in the developing countries.


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Last updated: August 8, 2013