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SAARC Regional Inter-professional Master’s Program in Rehabilitation Science
Project Start Date:
Saturday, June 1, 2013
Project End Date:
Thursday, May 31, 2018
$2 025 600
Project Lead Implementing Agency:
Bangladesh Health Professions Institute (BHPI), an Academic Institute of Center for the Rehabilitation of the Paralyzed (CRP), Chapain, Savar, Dhaka-1343, Bangladesh.
To build the health and rehabilitation human resources for services, education, policy and research in the SAARC region through development of capacity of the BHPI,CRP to deliver regional, inter-professional, Master’s in Rehabilitation Science programs with support from Queen’s University, Canada and York St. John University, UK.
To create effective, modern learning facilities providing infrastructure, renowned resource person, access for students and faculty members to electronic and library resources and current teaching and learning technologies.
To create a cadre of leaders capable of advancing education, research and practice in the field of disability and rehabilitation in Bangladesh and participating countries of the SAARC region
Up to 25 Master’s students will be enrolled annually, and 50% of places will be reserved for students from the SAARC region.
Project Detail Activities:
Construction of International Hostels for students from SAARC Member States;
Establishment of well equipped computer laboratory.
Establishment of on-site library.
Launching of Masters program (MSc) in Rehabilitation Science i.e. Physio Therapy;
Scholarship schemes for students for SAARC Member States;
Project Recent updates:
Project Financing Agreement signed.
In the process of tendering for International Hostel construction.
Project Budget Details:
A sustainable MSc Program in Rehabilitation Science at BHPI-CRP, Bangladesh;
Learning networks will be established for translating graduate research into community client-centered and evidence-based practice, both in Bangladesh and participating SAARC countries; and
Upgraded learning and accommodation facilities for students of SAARC Member States, enhancing significantly the learning environment and quality of learning experience.