Health Information Content Intern

  • Department : Medical Services
  • Location : Dhaka, Bangladesh/ Remote
  • Deadline : December 31, 2023

Please email your cover letter and resume with the subject line “Medical Services - Health Information Content Intern” to

What is Praava Health?

Praava Health is building Bangladesh’s fastest-growing consumer healthcare brand. We are raising the bar with a brick-and-click healthcare platform that combines digital tools with meaningful doctor-Patient relationships, quality diagnostics, and pharmacy services. In May 2020, Fast Company recognized Praava Health in its World Changing Ideas Awards. Praava’s work has also been featured Forbes Magazine, Financial Times, NASDAQ,Tech in Asia, and Devex; and Praava won MIT Solve’s Bangladesh Tiger Challenge in 2019. Praava Health was selected by the Tamer Fund for Social Ventures at Columbia Business School as an inaugural portfolio venture and was also selected by Alter Global as one of Bangladesh’s most promising new companies. Praava is a Patient-driven company that aims to be every Patient’s first call, seamlessly integrating quality infrastructure with technology to improve efficiency, accessibility, & scalability of the brick & click model. Praava is the combination of the words “praan” (life) and “aava” (beam) -- “beam of life” is a symbolic reflection of what we are building. We aspire to be Bangladesh’s trusted partner in health, empowering Patients to manage their health in a manner aligned with their values. We are a small, impassioned, collaborative team that is inspired to build the best healthcare company in Bangladesh. We seek interns who are excited to help us to build, design, and communicate a new brand and a new concept of healthcare to a new market.

Why Bangladesh is the Next Asian Tiger

Nearly 170 million people live in Bangladesh, making it one of the world’s most populous countries and densely populated markets. Bangladesh is also one of the fastest growing economies in the world and has been dubbed the next Asian tiger by the World Economic Forum,The Economist, andothers. A dynamic, growing middle class of 40+ million people – 25% of the population – has already propelled Bangladesh to “middle-income” status. As income levels rise, health expenditures increase disproportionately. Middle class families demand and can pay for higher quality services. To learn more about Bangladesh’s healthcare system, check out pieces penned by the founder Strategic Review and the Council on Foreign Relations.

What will you be doing?

We are currently recruiting for both part-time and full-time roles.

Praava’s Internship Program is designed to help interns develop expertise in population health, emerging diseases, data analysis, public health communication, and development and implementation of healthcare practices and policies. Given the rapid pace of operations, interns will directly observe the impacts of their work on healthcare. Interns will work closely with Heads of Departments and the CEO, to whom they will report regularly.

Job Responsibilities

  • Comprehensively review and analyze primary literature, meta-analyses, recommendations, standards, and other literature on health conditions particularly relevant to the organization.
  • Synthesize information about prevention, diagnosis, management, and treatment of relevant conditions, and succinctly communicate accurate health information to Bangladeshi internet users seeking advice.
  • Work with medical experts, information technology experts, and marketing and communications experts to design the process for optimally maintaining and developing health information on the company website.
  • Keep detailed records of all work.
  • Periodically present work to selected parties of interest regarding project development.

Educational qualification

Recent graduation from or high current standing in advanced years of study at local or foreign graduate school of medicine or public health.

Technical Skills

  • Advanced data analysis
  • Strong communication skills
  • Financial management experience 
  • Research skills
  • Conscientious documentation with attention to current and future utility of work

Behavioral skills

  • Passion and skills relevant to innovation in population health, medicine, and education, including process efficiencies and digital technology
  • Keen social, cultural, behavioral acumen
  • Excellent organizational skills


  • Communications between patients and healthcare systems
  • Perusal of scientific literature and synthesis of findings
  • Provision of patient-centric and value-based healthcare
  • Prior experience with healthcare or general culture in Bangladesh or South Asia would be advantageous

Why work at Praava Health?

  • Make the world a better place: Every member of our team believes in her/his capacity to contribute to systemic change in healthcare in Bangladesh
  • Be at the forefront of redesigning healthcare delivery: Praava has an incredible platform for impact, including through incorporation of value-based concepts that align our incentives with our Patients' for a healthier future for our communities and our country
  • Improve healthcare and health through evidence: We are investing in constantly evaluating the effectiveness and impact of our work
  • Revolutionize healthcare through the concept of patient-centric care: Praava's core values ensure that Patients are treated with empathy, respect, and dignity. We are committed to creating an unparalleled healthcare experience and changing the perception of healthcare in Bangladesh. We are driven by the belief that clinical outcomes are actually improved when Patients are engaged in managing their health.
  • Join a diverse, energetic team: The Praava team is proud to have attracted a wide range of international and local talent, and we hope you can help us to expand this. The team is energetic, amiable, and helpful, and truly embodies a work family.
  • Be part of a rapidly scaling organization: By harnessing technology, data, and creative alternative financing models, Praava Health expects to offer world-class health care to tens of millions of Bangladeshis.

Praava Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other quality protected by law.

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