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Sadia Chowdhury

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Lead Specialist, Reproductive Health

Sadia Afroze Chowdhury, MD, MPH, a Bangladeshi national, is the Bank's lead specialist on reproductive health.Sadia, joined the Bank in 1998, and has worked in South Asia on population, reproductive, and maternal and child health with a focus on strengthening health systems and the convergence of reproductive health with nutrition and HIV/AIDS. At the Human Development network, she has led the development of the Bank's Reproductive Health Action Plan and is . a co-author of the Action Plan..She also participates in capacity building and policy development and policy dialogue, and coordinates with development partners on these issues. Before joining the World Bank, Sadia was the Director of the Health and Population Division at BRAC, the largest NGO in Bangladesh.

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