Council Commentary

Dr. Ubaidur Rob honored by Obstetrical and Gynecological Society of Bangladesh

Dr. Ubaidur Rob, Senior Associate and Country Director, Bangladesh received a prestigious award from the Obstetrical and Gynecological Society of Bangladesh (OGSB) during their 25th International Scientific Conference and Annual General Meeting on December 17, 2016. The award is in recognition of Dr. Rob’s leadership in maternal health research particularly as it relates to a reduction in maternal mortality rates due to eclampsia.

Dr. Rob provides leadership and technical guidance in the development, management, and evaluation of research projects implemented by the Government of Bangladesh, development partners, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). He also conducts policy analysis for the introduction of new programmatic interventions.
To date, the Ending Eclampsia project has provided training to over 800 primary health care providers on the prevention and management of pre-eclampsia/eclampsia in Bangladesh. The award was given by the State Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Mr. Zahid Malik MP, and Prof Rowshan Ara Begum, Former President, OGSB.
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Rob.