Marie Stopes Bangladesh

Marie Stopes Bangladesh (MSB) exists to bring quality family planning and reproductive healthcare to women, men and young people across Bangladesh through a range of clinical services, non-clinical activities and training. Established in 1988 in Chittagong by Marie Stopes International (MSI) following a survey which highlighted the need for a high quality family planning service in the region, MSB's journey started with a modest clinic financed by the UK’s then Overseas Development Administration (now known as DFID, UKAid) Joint Funding Scheme.

The organization has been delivering family planning, safe MR and maternal health services for over 25 years. MSB provides services to around 2 million clients a year and is a major partner of the Government of Bangladesh in the National Family Planning Programme.

MSB's work is underpinned by a passionate commitment to save and improve women’s lives. For families living in extreme poverty, these are life and death issues. MSB's services include: family planning, safe MR, post-MR care, maternal and child health care, diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections and HIV/AIDS prevention.

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Imrul Hasan Khan

General Manager - Special Programs

Imrul has more than 17 years of experience with international and bilateral organizations in support of the Bangladesh Government in National Health Nutrition & Population Sector Programmes. He is specialized in local and national level advocacy and policy influencing through stakeholder consultations at national and local level. Currently Imrul is leading the Special Programs and Social Marketing departments of Marie Stopes Bangladesh comprised of 323 full time staff. He also leads on partnerships with Government of Bangladesh’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, donors, NGO/ INGOs and private sector for creating better SRHR of women, greater access of those women, youth, adolescents, garments workers and other vulnerable groups of Bangladesh to quality family planning and sexual and reproductive health services.

Monjun Nahar

Manager - Advocacy and Communication

Mojun has spent 22 years in the development sector and has in-depth knowledge in reproductive health issues. She has expertise and experience in gender and advocacy, developing media partnerships and media advocacy as well as providing trainings within national and international agencies. Prior to joining Marie Stopes Bangladesh, she was an Advocacy and Communication Coordinator at the Network of Non-Mainstreamed Marginalize Communities (NNMC). The NNMC is a coordinated initiative to promote the rights and improve the livelihoods of marginalized communities in Bangladesh. They particularly focused on raising awareness, mobilizing public opinion, influenciing policy and supporting the victims of Human Rights violations. She also has experience in working with various stakeholders including Bangladesh government and private sectors.

Muhammad Masrurul Islam

Country Director - Marie Stopes Bangladesh

Muhammad is the Country Director of Marie Stopes Bangladesh (MSB), Marie Stopes International’s partner. He obtained both B.Com (Honors) and M.Com. degrees in Accounting from Dhaka University, Bangladesh. Muhammad has  over fifteen years of experience in leadership positions within the development sector including Chief Financial Officer at PROSHIKA and most recently eight years with MSB as Senior Director of Corporate Services. Muhammad is leading MSB to step forward to achieve the ambitious goals of the 2020 Strategy “Scaling Up Excellence” in Bangladesh. For the period from July 2015 to April 2015, Muhammad assumed the Acting Country Director role within MSB, leading the country program through a significant restructuring and change management.

Dr. Reena Yasmin

Senior Director of Programs

Dr. Yasmin been working with Marie Stopes Bangladesh (MSB) since 1997. Currently, she holds the position of Sr. Programs Director. Dr. Yasmin is responsible for providing strategic and operational guidance to the Programs of MSB. She is one of the active members of Government’s Coordination Committee of MR Agencies of Bangladesh (CCMRA’B); she played a major role in advocating for waiving compulsory overnight stay of tubal ligation women in Bangladesh and more recently approved medical menstrual regulation in Bangladesh by the government. She represents MSB at the National Technical Committee (NTC) of Directorate General of Family Planning (DGFP). She also sits on the Executive Committee of an NGO called Bangladesh Association for Maternal & Neonatal Health (BAMANEH).

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