BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health (BRAC JPGSPH)
BRAC University
MPH Programme 2021-22
17th Batch

 

International

Country: Afghanistan

Bahara Rasoly

 

Education: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Public Health from Kabul Medical University, Kabul, Afghanistan

 

Experience: Working as a Performance Measurement Senior Officer at Ministry of Public Health, Monitoring, Evaluation and Health Information System-GD

 

Research: She was involved in Afghanistan Demographic and Health Survey (AfDHS) as a focal point and author for the survey She coordinated the technical discussion between MoPH, CSO and USAID.

 

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Bahara Rasoly 

 

Country: Ghana 

Akanbonga Samson

 

Education: Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.

 

Experience: Working as a Nutrition Officer at the Holy Family Hospital, Techiman, Brong Ahafo Region, Ghana.

 

Publication: He presented his abstract titled “Perception of traditional herbalists about diabetes mellitus management and nutrition” which was accepted for the 6th Annual Scientific Conference of College of Health Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.

  

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Akanbonga Samson 

 

Country: Ghana

Ignitius Ezekiel Lim

 

Education: Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.

 

Experience: Working as Head of Organization of Care For The Needy NGO, Kumasi, Ghana.

 

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Ignitius Ezekiel Lim 

 

Country: India

Dewal Sawarkar

 

Education: Bachelor in Ayurved Medicine and Surgery from Government Ayurved College, Nanded, Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, India.

 

Experience: Working as a Consultant with Agrani Foundation India, Delhi on the Arogya Project, Uttarakhand. Also working as a Technical Consultant” with Jan Swasthya Sahyog, Ganiyari, Bilaspur (CG) on the iGunatmac Project.

 

Training: She obtained training on Qualitative Research Methods from the University of Oxford and Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh and Gender, Health & Rights. She also attended a number of certificate courses on Health Research Fundamentals and Basic Health Economics

 

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Dewal Sawarkar 

 

Country: India

Hima Abdulla

 

Education: Bachelor of Science in Public Health from Asian University for Women (AUW), Chittagong, Bangladesh.

 

Training: She has attended the National Youth Assembly in Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh and the International Conference for Natural Science & Technology at AUW.

  

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 Hima Abdulla

 

Country: India

Sathish Venkatasamy Dhayalan

 

Education: Master in Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from Annamalai University, Chidambaram, India.

 

Experience: Working as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Pharmacy Practice, Kovai Medical Research Centre Hospital College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore, India.

 

Training: He obtained training on Analysis and Interpretation of Public Health Data Antibiotic Stewardship Program, Good Clinical Practice – GCP.

 

Publication: He has a publication titled Dynamism in Resistance Pattern of Escherichia coli -A Drift from Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Antimicrobial Use Guidelines

 

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Sathish Venkatasamy Dhayalan 

 

Country: Indonesia

Ririn Lestari Sri Rahayu

 

Education: Bachelor of Pharmacy (PharmB) & profession of Apothecary from Ahmad Dahlan University, Yogyakarta. Indonesia.

 

Experience: Working as Production Supervisor with Pt. Sanbe Farma, Cimahi.

 

Training: She obtained training on Grant On Innovative Creation of Cosmetics and Herbal Product (Thailand), Scientific Communication Course and English course.

  

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Ririn Lestari Sri Rahayu 

 

Country: Indonesia

Yulizar Melianto 

 

Education: Bachelor of Pharmacy (PharmB) & a Pharmacist Professional Programme from Ahmad Dahlan University, Yogyakarta. Indonesia.

 

Experience: Working as a Pharmacist with Nusantara Sehat Team of Mane’s Primary Health Care.

 

Publication: He worked as a Co-Author in a Scientific Publication entitled Authenticity Analysis of Beef Meatball Adulteration with Wild Boar Using FTIR Spectroscopy Combined with Chemometrics.

  

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Yulizar Melianto  

 

Country: Kenya

Lyagamula Kathambi Kisia

 

Education: Bachelor of Public Health at Monash University, South Africa

 

Experience: Working as Research Officer in different projects like DIDA Mobile Consulting, The Cost of Eating Healthy in Kenya, GCE Mobile Technology PPPs for Vaccines in Uganda, NIHR Global Health Unit on Improving Health in Slums.

 

Research: She has several publications which includes Challenges and prospects for implementation of community health volunteers’ digital health solutions in Kenya: a qualitative study. BMC Health Services Research, Impact of the societal response to COVID-19 on access to healthcare for non-COVID-19 health issues in slum communities of Bangladesh, Kenya, Nigeria, and Pakistan: results of pre-COVID and COVID-19 lockdown stakeholder engagements.

 

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 Lyagamula Kathambi Kisia

 

Country: Liberia

Emmanuel M. Ford

 

Education: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Economics from University of Liberia.

 

Experience: Working as M & E /mLearning Manager, USAID Learning Links Project at The Kaizen Company.

 

Training: He obtained training on Qualitative and Quantitative Research, Monitoring & Evaluation Fundamentals in Global Health.

 

Research: He was involved in several researches with WinRock International on mini- hydro-electricity in rural community in Lofa and Bong counties; the Reintegration of 3000 Sierra Leonean Refugees into the Liberian Society with ChildFund, the Christian Children’s Fund; Hygiene Promotion Research for Concern Worldwide 

 

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Emmanuel M. Ford 

 

Country: Myanmar

Aung Than Oo

 

Education: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from University of Medicine (2).

 

Experience: Working as Program officer (REAL project of Access to health fund) Reaching Equitable Access to Health through Local-Empowerment Project (REAL.

 

Training: He obtained trainings in Innovation in women health program at MASHAV MCTC and training on project management on C.P.M.A (IQN UK) 

 

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 Aung Than Oo

 

Country: Nepal

Anjana Dhakal

 

Education: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Public Health from Asian University For Women (AUW), Chittagong, Bangladesh.

 

Experience: Working as a Research Assistant with Sunaulo Parivar Nepal.

 

Training: She has received training on Preparedness of Disease Management COVID- 19, Nutrition in Emergency Response and Recovery, WASH in Emergencies etc.

  

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Anjana Dhakal 

 

Country: Nepal

Pratigya Sharma

 

Education: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Public Health from Nobel College, Pokhara University, Nepal.

 

Experience: Working as a PPM Mobilizer at Nepal CRS Company.

 

Training: She obtained training on SPSS, Interaction program on Prevention & Control of Tuberculosis, Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance and Statutory Abortion Restrictions 2020 etc. 

 

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Pratigya Sharma 

 

Country: Nepal

Sushma Shrestha

 

Education: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Public Health from Purbanchal University, Nepal.

 

Experience: Working as a District Officer with the Sunaulo Parivar Nepal, implementing partner of Marie Stopes International.

Training: She has received training on Sexual and Reproductive Health & Right, Family Planning and Safe abortion service in Nepal, Project Monitoring and Evaluaiton

  

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 Sushma Shrestha

 

Country: Nigeria

Diltokka Gideon Kevin

 

Education: Master of Science (M.Sc) in Economics from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria

 

Experience: Working as Health Economist at Sightsavers International, Kaduna, Nigeria.

 

Training: He obtained trainings in Demographic and Health Survey; Certificate of achievement in Global Health and Disability and Health System Strengthening.

 

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Diltokka Gideon Kevin 

  

Country: Pakistan

Shumaila Perveen

 

Education: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Public Health from Asian University of Women (AUW), Chittagong, Bangladesh.

 

Experience: Working as a Student Consultant in AHZ Associates UK Consultancy Organization.

  

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Shumaila Perveen 

 

Country: Philippines 

Monaisah Rehana H. Suraik

 

Education: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Medical Laboratory Sciences from San Pedro College, Davao City, Philippines.

 

Experience: Working as a Regional Acute Flaccid Paralysis Surveillance Officer with the World Health Organization - Field Epidemiology Training Program Alumni Foundation, Inc.

  

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Monaisah Rehana H. Suraik 

 

Country: Philippines

Van Jerwin P Mercado

 

Education: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Basic Medical Sciences and a Doctor of Medicine from University of the Philippines Manila-College of Medicine.

 

Experience: Working as an Assistant Professor with the College of Public Health, Department of Parasitology at University of the Philippines, Manila.

 

Training: He obtained training on Health amidst Climate Change, Disasters and Outbreaks, Hot Shots; Advanced Techniques in Parasitic Diseases Research, Development of Sample Panels and Diagnostic Tools for Diseases of Global Health Concern, Integrating Neglected Tropical Diseases for Universal Health Care: A New Hope to End NTD and many more.

 

Research: He worked as a Co-researcher on “Immunomodulatory Armamentarium of the Schistosome Parasite” paper. He is the Primary Author of “Laboratory Manual in Bioch113L: The Biochemical Basis of Clinical Disorders”. The author of “Self- Instructional Modules on Biological Catalysis, Water Soluble Vitamins, Extracellular Matrix in Health and Disease, Material Transport, Gas Transport, Oxygen Toxicity, Xenobiotic Metabolism, and The Biochemical Basis of Vision, Gustation and

Olfaction”, Department of Biochemistry, College of Medicine, De La Salle Health Sciences Institute.

  

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Van Jerwin P Mercado 

 

Country: Vietnam

Giang Thi Huong Tran

 

Education: Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Asian Studies with minors in Economics and Chinese Studies from Asian University for Women (AUW), Chittagong, Bangladesh.

 

Experience: Working as a Business Development Representative at AirHost Pte. Ltd., Singapore.

 

Training: She obtained a training in Integrative Nutrition Health.

 

Research: She worked as Co-researcher on “Music education influences on South/Southeast women education”. She also did a research on “International River Politics and Sustainable Development in China and South /Southeast Asia”.

 

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Giang Thi Huong Tran 

  

National

Abdullah Al- Sajib

 

Education: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Bangladesh Medical Collage and Hospital, Dhaka.

 

Experience: Working as a Lecturer with the Department of Microbiology at East-West Medical College and Hospital.

 

Training: He completed his 1-year clinical internship at Bangladesh Medical Collage and Hospital.

  

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 Abdullah Al- Sajib

 

Ali Ahsan

 

Education: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Rangpur Medical College, Rangpur.

 

Experience: Working as a Clinical Medical Officer at BRAC James P. Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University.

 

Training: He participated as a National Master trainer for “WHO PEN intervention” and completed Certificate Course on Diabetology.

  

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Ali Ahsan 

 

Elina Pervin

 

Education: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Sir Salimullah Medical College (SSMC), Dhaka University.

 

Training: She completed her 1-year internship under various departments of SSMC and Mitford Hospital.

 

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Elina Pervin 

 

Md. Hasan Hafizur Rahman

 

Education: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Rangpur Medical College, Rangpur.

 

Experience: Working as a Medical Officer at International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b).

 

Training: He obtained training on Certificate in Medical Ultrasound (CMU). 

 

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Md. Hasan Hafizur Rahman 

 

Md. Hosemin Islam

 

Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from TMSS Nursing College, Thengamara, Bogura. Rajshahi.

 

Experience: Working as a Staff nurse in cardiac ICU at Square Hospitals Ltd, Dhaka.

 

Training: Obtained training on “Taboo and Gender Equality” and participated in a workshop on “European Union Guidelines on Human Rights Defenders (HRDs)”. 

 

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Md. Hosemin Islam 

 

Mehnaz Rashid Mohona

 

Education: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College and Hospital, Dhaka.

 

Experience: Working as a Medical Doctor at International Rescue Committee, Cox's Bazar.

  

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 Mehnaz Rashid Mohona

 

Nishat Jahan

 

Education: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Physiotherapy from University of Dhaka.

 

Training: She completed her internship from National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedic Rehabilitation (NITOR).

  

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Nishat Jahan 

 

Nujhat Jahan

 

Education: Bachelor of Arts (BA) with a Major in Economics & Minor in Public Health from Asian University for Women (AUW), Chittagong, Bangladesh.

 

Experience: Working at International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b).

 

Research: She worked on a research project on “Reproductive Health Hazards Faced by Female Garments Worker” in Bangladesh.

 

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Nujhat Jahan  

 

 

Nusrat Babar Nancy

 

Education: Executive Master in Health Economics from University of Dhaka and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Jagannath University, Bangladesh.

 

Experience: Working as Mental Health Activist at Women Support Initiative Forum (WSIF).

 

Training: She obtained training in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, SPSS and Qualitative Research Methodology.

  

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Nusrat Babar Nancy 

 

Obaida Karim

 

Education: Bachelor of Pharmacy (PharmB) from BRAC University, Dhaka.

 

Training: She completed her internship at Incepta Pharmaceuticals Ltd. 

 

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 Obaida Karim

 

Pragna Paramita Mondal

 

Education: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Mymensingh Medical College, Bangladesh.

 

Experience: Working as Medical Officer at Synesis IT.

 

Training: She obtained training on Epidemiology, Biostatistics, SPSS and Qualitative Research Methodology.

  

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Pragna Paramita Mondal 

 

Priscilla Khyang

 

Education: Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from Rangpur Dental College, Bangladesh.

 

Experience: Working as Senior Research Assistant at BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University. 

 

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Priscilla Khyang 

 

Rohul Amin

 

Education: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University.

 

Experience: Working as Graduate Research Assistant with Histology Lab at Bangladesh Agricultural University.

 

Training: He completed his internship at Department of Livestock Services, Dhaka. Also obtained training on Research Methodology.

  

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Rohul Amin 

 

Sabiha Mahbub Khan

 

Education: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from MH Samorita Hospital and Medical College.

 

Training: She completed her internship from MH Samorita Hospital and Medical College.

  

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 Sabiha Mahbub Khan

 

Sakib Rahman

 

Education: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Jahurul Islam Medical College.

 

Experience: Working as Medical Officer at Ghashful NGO.

 

Training: He completed his internship from Jahurul Islam Medical College. 

 

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Sakib Rahman 

 

Sanjana Siddique

 

Education: Master of Science (M.Sc) from Department of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, University of Dhaka.

  

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Sanjana Siddique 

 

Shahnaz Sharmin

 

Education: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Occupational Therapy from Bangladesh Health Professions Institute (BHPI).

 

Experience: Working as Clinical Occupational Therapist at Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed.

  

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Shahnaz Sharmin 

 

Snigdho Protim Sikder

 

Education: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Tairunnesa Memorial Medical College, University of Dhaka.

 

Training: He completed his 1-year internship from Tairunnesa Memorial Medical College.

  

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 Snigdho Protim Sikder

 

Tanzina Rahman

 

Education: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Bangladesh Medical College.

 

Experience: Working as a Lecturer with the Department of Pathology at Uttara Adhunik Medical College and Hospital, Dhaka.

 

Training: She completed her 1-year internship from Bangladesh Medical College.

  

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Tanzina Rahman 

 

Tashnuva Anan

 

Education: Bachelor in Social Sciences (BSS) from National University.

  

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Tashnuva Anan 

  

Umma Southa Mourin

 

Education: Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from Bangladesh Dental College & Hospital.

 

Training: She completed her internship from Bangladesh Dental College & Hospital.

 

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 Umma Southa Mourin

 

Ummi Rukaiya Munni

 

Education: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Khulna Medical College and Hospital.

 

Experience: Working as Research Intern at International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b).

 

Training: She has obtained training on Advanced Course on Research Methodology and STATA.

 

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 Ummi Rukaiya Munni

 

Zarin Tasnim

 

Education: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Armed Forces Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 

Experience: Working as Research Assistant at BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University.

 

Training: She has obtained training on Qualitative Research Methods, Epidemiology: The Basic Science of Public Health, Research Methodology and Scientific Article Writing, Epidemics, Pandemics and Outbreaks and Basic Course on Qualitative Research Methodology.

 

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 Zarin Tasnim

 

Zaziratul Zannat

 

Education: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Public Health with a Minor in Development Studies from Asian University For Women (AUW), Chittagong, Bangladesh.

 

Experience: Working as a Management Information System (MIS) Intern at the Department of Women Affairs, Ministry of Women and Children Affairs, Bangladesh.

 

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 Zaziratul Zannat

Summary of 17th Batch Students:

Representing Country: 13 :

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, United Kingdom

National

24

Medical

15

Male

14

International

19

Non Medical

28

Female

27

Total

43

 

 

Transgender

2

 

National