Shihab Uddin

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Shihab Uddin - 2017 Nominee
Position: Upazila Family Planning Officer (UFPO)
Organization: Directorate General of Family Planning (DGFP)
Current Location: Bangladesh, Asia
Masters of Arts (MA) from University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Shihab is a family planning pioneer who worked in the most hard to reach areas and provided FP services: counselling, injection and oral contraception to over 100 couples in 2017. Shihab promotes accessible FP services for all vulnerable adolescents. – Nominator
Describe your contributions to and achievements in family planning.

The main objective is to get more new clients in Family Planning & MCH services. Specifically focused on satisfied clients and thus:
1. To promote FP services effectively in the Char/Slam/Vulnerable areas.
2. To creat interest of people to come Community Clinic (CC)/Union Health & Family Planning centre (UH&FWC)/Upazila Health Complex (UHC) for institutional/save delivery.
3. To make each and every community people as a adolescent friendly man.

What sparked your passion for family planning?

Inter Personal Communication (IPC), one to one session, group meeting and meet the social network is the sparking point to spark FP services.

Give one or two examples of how you display leadership in your family planning work.:

For increasing new clients from far areas/hard to reach areas, I have taken many steps so far as a FP Leader. Such as:
1. Engage community volunteers.
2. Use Satellite Clinic (SC) as the service delivery point to serve MCH & Adolescent health.

If you are named a winner of 120 under 40, how will you use this new platform and the $1000 grant to advance your work? :

If I get the winning money, as soon as I will initiate a associate programme on my existing schedule work. Such as:
1. Educative meeting for adolescent health services in high school & college premises.
2. Collaborate with civil society for the community.
3. Special promotional session with clients to satisfy everyone and use them as referrer in Health & Family Planning Centre.

Photos of the nominee in the field/at work
Advocacy on Service week of FP in Upazila Parishad, Explore FP programme on Char areas in Dhushmara, Implanon camp (LAPM) on Haragach MCWC

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