Bangladesh Tobacco Control Leadership Program Participants

Prefix First Name Middle Last Name Organization, Email and Cell Number Bios

Dr. A. N Neaz Ahmad

Professor and Advisor

American International University- Bangladesh



Cell: 01715 231696 Dr. A.N. Neaz Ahmad joined as a Professor and Advisor at American International University, Bangladesh in 2005 in the Department of Public Health. In addition, currently he has been assigned as a consultant at UNFPA. He obtained PhD. from Brussels University in 1982 and served there as a Post Doctoral Fellow. He headed back to Dhaka in 1987 and joined as a Scientist in ICDDR,B. He represented Bangladesh in the UN General Assembly and many other International forums. He has more than 50 articles, Books and Reports. He received trainings from Cambridge University, England, JAICA Head Quarter in Tokyo, Japan, UNDP and World Bank.


Dr. Faruque Ahmed Deputy Program Manager

Institute of Public Health and Nutrition

Mohakhali, Dhaka


Cell: 01716 264951 Dr. Faruque Ahmed is a Deputy Program Manager of Institute of Public Health and Nutrition and focusing the Severe acute Malnutrition and Nutrition Related Chronic. He has been in the government service for about 22 years. He obtained his MBBS degree from Dhaka Medical College in 1988.


Dr. Md. Kapil Ahmed

Lead Researcher

Bangladesh Knowledge Management Initiative



Cell: 01713 009693 Dr. Kapil Ahmed has been working with the Bangladesh Knowledge Management Initiative as a Lead Researcher. Dr. Ahmed is playing the lead role in conducting various formative and explorative researches; monitoring various studies through community-based programs; evaluating impact of programs through opinion research, impact assessments for program’s development.


He obtained his B.Sc. (Honors) and M. Sc. degrees in Statistics and then obtained Post-Graduate and PhD degree in Population Study (Demography), followed by an extensive dissertation work on the issues of Women’s Reproductive Health in Bangladesh.


Mr. Saleh Ahmed

BCC Coordinator

NGO Health Service Delivery Program, Dhaka


Cell: 01712 618670 Mr. Saleh Ahmed is working with NGO Health Service Delivery Program as a Behavior Change Communication Coordinator. He is experienced in community mobilization, Behavior Change Communication, Capacity Building and in Advocacy. He has completed MBA degree in Marketing and Master of Population Sciences from University of Dhaka.


Ms. Jakia Ahmed

Chief Law Correspondent



Cell: 01712879348

Ms. Jakia Ahmed has completed Honors and Master Degrees in Political Science from the National University.


She started her career as journalist in 2000 and has worked as reporter, staff reporter and a feature reporter as many dailies including Daily Prothom Alo and Daily Jay Jay Din. Currently she is working as Chief Law Correspondent of Bangladesh’s leading online news portal since 2010.


Prof. Dr. G. U. Ahsan

Professor & Chairman,

Department of Public Health

North South University


Cell: 01817-042406

Prof. G. U. Ahsan has more than 20 years of successful professional experience in Public Health & Biomedical Sciences. He has served as an academic researcher mainly in North South University (NSU), other reputed universities, and he has served as the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS/TTU) under Ministry of Health & Family Welfare of Government of Bangladesh. He has more than 10 years of university administration, teaching & research experiences as Department Chairman, Professor, Associate Professor /Assistant Professor in North South University & other reputed universities.


Dr. Ahsan is an outstanding academic achiever having a PhD in Epidemiology, and was awarded the Fullbright Scholarship from the World Health Organization (WHO/TDR) graduated from one of an internationally renowned university, Mahidol University, in Thailand. This university is recognized as the center of excellence for higher education and bio-medical research and is a top ranked university of Thailand. He graduated with a MPHM (Master of Primary Health Care Management) from the ASEAN Institute for Health Development (AIHD) and a DTM&H degree from the highly prestigious Faculty (TROPMED) of Mahidol University, Thailand after medical graduation (MBBS) in Bangladesh.



Mrs. Dilruba Akter Assistant Director

Department of Environment

Agargoan, Dhaka;

Cell: 01918 425010 Mrs. Dilruba Akter is an Assistant Director, Department of Environment under the Ministry of Environment and Forest. She works on convention related issues such as Basel convention, Rotterdam convention, and the Stockholm convention of International in the Department of Environment (DoE) Section. Moreover, in the Program Coordination Section in DoE, she coordinates different types of program including training programs about environment related issues such as Environmental Impact Assessment, Industrial Waste Water Treatment plant, Digital mapping contour layout about GIS based techniques & Tools, short Lived Carbon Pollutants etc. Ms. Dilruba obtained her M.Sc degree in Chemistry.


Ms. Salina Akter

Program Support Officer

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids


Email:; Cell: 01719035422 Ms. Salina Akter is a Program Support Officer of the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids (CTFK), a US based organization in Bangladesh. She assists with secretarial and logistics supports for the programs in Bangladesh.


She obtained M.A degree in English from Government Edward College, Pabna under the National University.


Mr. Muhammad Jahangir Alam

Program Organizer

ACLAB Tobacco Control Project


Cell: 01724679335 Mr. Mohammad Jahangir Alam is a Program Organizer of ACLAB Tobacco Control Project. He also maintains the close liaison with the different government departments for the smooth functioning of the project activities.


Mr. Md. Monzurul Alam Faculty and Coordinator

School of Public Health

University of South Asia


Cell: 01819407881

Mr. Md. Monzurul Alam has completed Bachelor in Physical Therapy from Medicine Faculty of Dhaka University in 2001. He has also completed Masters in Public Health (MPH) from University of East London UK. He has started his career in an organization working for the rights & development of person with disability and thus experienced himself working in rural parts of Bangladesh. He has recently finished coordinating a research project of Child Sight Foundation (CSF) in collaboration with London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). Now he is working as a Faculty and Coordinator of School of Public Health and Life Science at University of South Asia, Dhaka.


Dr. Kamruzzaman Mohammad Ali Emergency Medical Officer

Shishu Hospital, Dhaka


Cell: 01715011529 Dr. Kamruzzaman Mohammad Ali has been working as an Emergency Medical Officer (EMO) since 1994 in Dhaka Mohanagar Shishu Hospital under Dhaka South City Corporation. He also worked as Project Officer of Second Urban Primary Health Care Project for Dhaka City Corporation area from January 2006 to May 2011. He obtained MBBS degree from Rangpur Medical College in 1988.


Dr. Md. Moksed Ali

Additional Deputy Commissioner

Deputy Commissioner’s Office



Cell: 01726 509418 Being a member of Bangladesh Civil Service Administration Cadre, Mr. Md. Moksed Ali worked in both field administration and different ministries at different levels. Currently, he is working as an Additional Deputy Commissioner, Thakurgaon District.


He has completed B.Sc (Hons) and M.Sc degrees from the department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Dhaka University. He did his Ph.D in Molecular Pharmacology from Niigata University Graduate School of Medical & Dental Sciences, Japan.


Mr. Abdul Alim

Deputy Program Manager


DOHS, Mohakhali, Dhaka


Cell: 017511 63 100 Mr. Abdul Alim has been working with NATAB Tobacco Control Project since June, 2010. At present, he is holding the position of a Deputy Project Manager, NATAB Tobacco Control Project. His key responsibilities include organizing capacity building meetings for the government officials; management of public place, public transport and trade union leaders.


He graduated from the National University of Bangladesh with a degree in commerce


Dr. Kajal Kanti Barua Civil Surgeon, Cox’s Bazar


Mobile: 01711 117403

Dr. Kajal Kanti Barua is a Civil Surgeon of Cox’s Bazar district.

Dr. Md. Sarfaraj Khan Chowdhury Civil Surgeon


Tel. 031 634037

Cell: 01819 109478 Dr. Md. Sarfaraj Khan Chowdhury is a Civil Surgeon of Chittagong district. He is a medical Doctor.

Mr. Md. Mizanur Rahman Chowdhury

Senior Staff Reporter

Daily Jugantor



Md. Mizanur Rahman Chowdhury is a Senior Staff Reporter of the Daily Jugantor, one of the leading daily newspapers in Bangladesh. He joined the Daily Jugantor in September 2012 as Economic Reporter.


He obtained his M.Com (Accounting) degree from the University of Jagannath in 1999


Mr. Nittya Gopal Das

Assistant Director

Fire Service and Civil Defense



Cell: 01711 070318 Mr. Nittaya Gopal Das is an Assistant Director of Service & Civil Defense, Rangpur of the Government of Bangladesh. He is in-charge of all the five districts of Rongpur division and is responsible for the fire fighting. He is also responsible for providing training to the people on the precautionary measures about earthquake management, etc.


He obtained his BSC (Bachelor of Science) degree in 1980 from the University of Dhaka.



Mr. Tapan Dash

News Editor

The Daily Shamokal



Cell: 01711022849

Mr. Tapan Das is an Additional News Editor of the Daily Samakal, one of the leading Daily Newspapers in Bangladesh.


He obtained M.Sc. degree from the Rajshahi University.


Dr. Mohammad Sabbir Haider


Directorate General of Health Services

Mohakhali, Dhaka


Cell: 01819 293607 Dr. Mohammad Sabbir Haider is a Medical Graduate having postgraduate Master’s degree in epidemiology, population sciences and health economics. He worked in ICDDR, B in the past. Currently, he is working in the Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) of government of Bangladesh. He is a public health specialist worked in different sectors such as health economics, health system, population science, infectious diseases, non-communicable diseases, epidemiology, climate change etc. In IEDCR, as a medical officer, he is responsible for conducting surveillance activities specially influenza, conducting many research activities.


Mr. Badal Krishna Halder

Training Manager

Bangladesh Training and Research Foundation



Cell: 01711 461739 Mr. Badal Krishna Halder, Training Manager of the Bangladesh Training and Research Foundation, has 16 years of experience in training, capacity building, communication and partnership building with GO, NGOs and other donor agencies. He is skilled in carrying out training needs assessments with developing training curriculum/module/manual on different issues. He has extensive skills in facilitating various type of training /workshop/future search conference (FSC). He also has a strong background in managing and tactfully handling the community mobilization programs on different development issues. Earlier, he worked for the COMMUNICA as an Assistant Manager. He also worked as a Children Game specialist and also developed 14 types of children games, which have been published in the primary Curriculum of Para center activities.


He holds a Master degree in Philosophy from the University of Rajshahi and received many trainings from several organizations.


Mr. Mazadul Haque

Staff Reporter



Cell: 01674174070

Mr. Mazadul Haque is working as a Staff Correspondent of most popular Bangladeshi online news portal In the online newspaper, he covers the news of health, nutrition, gender, and development issues. He received a number of awards from different organizations for his outstanding reporting. He received trainings on different development issues from many organizations.


Mr. Noyon is a member of Anti Tobacco Media Allience (ATMA).


Mr. Mohammad Nazmul Hasan

Research Coordinator

National Defense College

Mirpur, Dhaka


Cell: 01819 484683 Currently, Mr. Mohammad Nazmul Hasan is working as Research Coordinator in National Defense College (NDC), Dhaka. NDC is a centre of excellence for the civil and military high officials (Joint secretary and Brigadier General or equivalent) from home and abroad. His key responsibility is to coordinate all research and administrative work under the Director of the Research and Academic Wing. He coordinates and liaises with the Institute of education and research in home and abroad for research purpose.


He obtained MA degree in Governance and Development in 2009 from the BRAC University under the Fellowship of Royal Embassy of Netherlands, Dhaka. Earlier in 2003, he completed his Masters degree from the University of Dhaka in the area of social welfare and research.


Mr. Mohammad Tareq Hasan


Department of Anthropology

Dhaka University


Cell: 01711 567511 Mohammad Tareq Hasan is a Faculty member of the Department of Anthropology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He did his Masters in Anthropology from the University of Dhaka in 2008, and is currently enrolled in a Master of Philosophy programme in Anthropology of Development at the University of Bergen, Norway. He has worked as Researcher in different areas of development with special focus on indigenous knowledge and health practices, disaster anthropology, ethnic minorities, narrative based livelihood research, etc. Further he has hands on research experience on issues pertaining to child health, HIV/ AIDS, water and sanitation, family planning, knowledge, attitude and practice related themes and media monitoring. He has substantive years of working experience in different geographical areas of Bangladesh and has worked on projects for the UNICEF, CARE, Chars Livelihood Programme, International Food Policy Research Institute, Maries Stopes, Plan Bangladesh, etc. Mohammad Tareq Hasan has authored several articles in national daily newspapers, published research papers in well recognized journals, and presented in scientific seminars.


Mr. Kazi Mehedi Hasan

Staff Reporter

Independent TV



Cell: 01190763411

01755533640 Mr. Kazi Mehedi Hasan is a Senior Correspondent of Independent Television, a private TV channel in Bangladesh. He has been working here more than two years. Earlier, he worked with Channel 1 and NTV from August 2003 as a Reporter.


He obtained a post-graduate degree from Dhaka University in Mass communication and Journalism in 2004. He is a member of the Anti-Tobacco Media Alliance (ATMA).


Mr. Mohammad Mahmudul Hasan

Senior Reporter

Daily Bhorer Kagaj



Cell: 01712 286949

When Mr. Mohammad Mahmudul Hasan got admitted into university, he was seriously involved in reporting. In his 14 years journalism career, he did many kinds of reporting including reporting on human rights to environmental issues, politics to health issues, business reporting to educational reporting in Bangladesh.


As recognition of works, he awarded by the United Nations and Government of Bangladesh, WFP for best reporting. Besides, he achieved UNAIDS Media Award-2007 for best reporting about HIV & AIDS. Moreover, he is a fellow of UNESCO, Press Institute of Bangladesh (PIB) and Journalism Training & Research Initiative (JATRI) and achieved Bangladesh Press Institute (PIB)-Progga Investigative Journalism Fellowship, PIB-Progga Journalism Award for two times.


He obtained Honors and Masters degree from Chittagong University.


Mr. Nurul Islam Hasib

Senior Reporter



Cell: 01818795976

Mr. Nurul Islam Hasib has been working with since January 2011. Earlier, he worked with English dailies The Independent and Daily Sun. He has started his career as a journalist in February 2003 when he was a student of Dhaka Medical College. Even after passing M.B.B.S, he continued his profession as a journalist from extreme fascination. In his more than 10 years of work as a journalist, he covered a wide range of issues including health, population, environment, development, politics and foreign affairs.


Mr. A F M Hayatullah Deputy Secretary

Ministry of Public Administration

Bangladesh Secretariat



Cell: 01558 503491 Mr. A F M Hayatullah has been working as the Deputy Secretary in the Career Planning (CP) Branch under the Career Planning and Training (CPT) Wing of the Ministry of Public Administration since February 2013. Basically, he is a member of Bangladesh Civil Service Administration Cadre. Under the Career Planning Branch there are 2 sections that are headed by 2 Senior Assistant Secretaries. The Branch he heads is responsible for initiating and processing those issues which influence the career development issues of the members of the Civil Service both in the short and long terms, e.g. formulation of The Civil Service Act, the national award policy, and introduction of Performance Based Evaluation System (PBES).


He obtained a B.Sc in Agricultural Economics (Hons) and M.Sc degree in Agricultural Economics from the Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh in 1987 and 1990 respectively.


Mr. Md. Maruf Hossain

National Advocacy Officer

Work for Better Bangladesh Trust



Cell: 01712 034915 Mr. Md. Maruf Hossain has been working as a National Advocacy Officer at Work for a Better Bangladesh (WBB) Trust since 2004. He has given many talks on urban planning and transport, has written a book on parking (in Bengali), and co-written publications on NCD disease prevention, transport and poverty, Dhaka’s cannel and livable cities. He coordinated research work on Walking in Dhaka, Parking Policy in Asian cities, Security of Vendors profession in Dhaka and study on Park and Playground.


He studied on M.S.S in Social Welfare and Research from University of Dhaka and Honor’s in Bengali (Literature) from Dhaka Collage under National University.


Ms. Sharmin Hossain


Health Promotion and Health Department

Bangladesh University of Health Sciences



Cell: 01912 028488 Ms. Sharmin Hossain is presently working as a Lecturer in the Dept. of Health Promotion & Health Education in the Bangladesh University of Health Sciences (BUHS). With a Masters degree in Food & Nutritional Science under the University of Dhaka (2005), Bangladesh; she obtained her Masters of Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology from American International University, Bangladesh (2011). She has a number of publications in peer- reviewed journals including a research-based book in the Lambert Academic Publishing (LAP). She has presented her research works in a significant number of regional/ international meetings in home and abroad.


Mr. Md. Emdadul Hoque Howlader

Sub Editor

The Independent



Cell: 01718684662

Mr. Md. Emdadul Hoque Howlader did his Master degree in Mass Communication and Journalism department of Dhaka University and currently, by profession he is serving The Independent, a national English daily newspaper in Dhaka as a journalist. His areas of interest are report writing, writing articles on various issues, conducting various trainings including: Training of Trainers (ToT), Financial Management, Financial Analysis, PRA, Effective Meeting Conduction, Training Module design and facilitation, program Monitoring & Evaluation and learning from the people. He has strong and in-depth knowledge as well as good command over Communication, Leadership and Organizational Values, organizational development. He has practical experience in designing, organizing, and evaluating training programs including training need assessment, TOT and different types of training interventions.


Dr. Md. Reazul Islam Civil Surgeon


Cell: 0172 1009633 After passing the M.B.B.S degree, Dr. Md. Reazul Islam Joined in Government job in 1982 under BCS (Health). During his services tenure, he worked as a Upazila Health and Family Planning Officer. Currently, he is working as a Civil Surgeon of Rangpur district.

Dr. Khaleda Islam

Thana Health and Family Planning Officer

Tejgoan, Dhaka


Cell: 01819 255489

Dr. Khaleda Islam is working as Senior Scientific Officer in the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) and National Influenza Center (NIC) in Dhaka Bangladesh. Dr. Islam is a medical graduate, did her MPH from Dhaka University and Masters in Medical Education from Dundee University. She started her career as a clinician providing Primary Health Care to district and below level hospitals, then worked as an Assistant Professor in Center for Medical Education, also operated in emergency response team after tsunami in Sri Lanka, earthquake in Pakistan, conflict and drought in Afghanistan, post conflict in Liberia, flood in Pakistan. She is a founder member of Health System Action Network (HSAN) and ex-executive committee member of South East Asia Regional Association of Medical Education (SEARME). In addition to her involvement in outbreak investigation & management, surveillance, training and research, she is the coordinator of cell phone based BRFSS, B in IEDCR. With her experience of working with Ministry of Health in Bangladesh as well as International and UN organizations in country and abroad, Dr. Islam is contributing in the field of Medicine, Public Health and Medical Education for last 29 years.


Dr. Mohammad Shahidul Islam

Civil Surgeon



Cell: 01715 292841


Dr. Mohammad Shahidul Islam is a medical Doctor. He has been working as a Civil Surgeon of Rajshahi district. He obtained his MBBS degree from Rajshahi Medical College in 1980.


Mr. S. M. Rafiqul Islam

Assistant Commissioner (Land), Mirpur Circle/ Executive Magistrate



Cell: 01712 361686 Mr. S. M. Rafiqul Islam is an Assistant Commissioner (Land)/Executive Magister, Dhaka. He belongs to BCS (Administration) cadre. He provides the land owner certificate examining relevant documents and records as an Assistant Commissioner (Land), and as an Executive Magistrate he conducts mobile court under “The Mobile Court Act, 2009” to control daily life irregularities which is occurred in the society under 96 different acts.


He obtained an M.A in History from the University of Dhaka University.



Mr. Shahidul Islam

Assistant Commissioner (Land)

Mohammadpur Circle /

Executive Magistrate



Cell: 01915 918503 Mr. Shadidul Islam is the BCS (Administration) cadre officer. Currently, he is serving as Assistant Commissioner (Land) Mohammadpur circle and Executive Magistrate, Dhaka. He provides the land owner certificate examining relevant documents and records as an Assistant Commissioner (Land). As an Executive Magistrate, he conducts mobile court under The Mobile Court Act 2009 (to control daily life irregularity which is occurred in the society under 96 different acts).


He obtained M.A degree in History from the University of Dhaka.

Mr. Sk Abu Rahat Md. Mashruqul Islam

Program Coordinator

Pollee Unnyon Prokolpo (PUP), Bogra


Cell: 01712 787912 Mr. Sk Abu Rahat Md. Mashruqul Islam has more than seven years of professional experience in the development field including: designing, developing, implementing and monitoring and evaluating program activities. He has more than three years of experience in the field of tobacco control.


He obtained Master Degree in Management in 2002.


Ms. Umme Jannat

Project Officer

Dhaka Ahsania Mission



Cell: 01677637741 Ms. Umme Jannat completed her Masters of Social Science degree in Economics. Working with the Tobacco Control Project of the Dhaka Ahsania Mission, she gathered significant experiences over the last 2 years. As a Project Officer, she conducts awareness raising and sensitization meetings for tobacco control project. She also provides corporate supports to the office that includes updating the AMIC website, arranging coordination meetings, documenting records, etc.

Dr. Md. Abdul Karim


Department of Statistics

University of Chittagong


Cell: 01712 090155 Dr. Md. Abdul Karim obtained his B.Sc. (Honour’s) and M.Sc. in Statistics from the Jahangir Nagar University, Dhaka. He did his PhD in Mathematical Demography at the University of Chittagong, Bangladesh


Since 2005, he has been serving as a Professor of Statistics at the University of Chittagong, Bangladesh. Before being promoted to a position as Professor, he worked as Associate Professor, Assistant Professor and Lecturer in the same institution. In all he has been serving for 28 years as a teacher at the university.


During his professional carrier, he has supervised M.S, M.Phil and PhD students in Statistics in addition to teaching at the graduate and masters levels.


Mr. H M Al Imran Khan

Media Monitoring Manager


Mirpur, Dhaka


Cell: 01930 614 416

Obtaining an MA in English Literature, Mr. H.M. Imran has been working at PROGGA (knowledge for progress), a national level research organization in the country specialized in a number of issues like anti-tobacco media campaign, media monitoring, professional development training and much more, and been executing the dynamic and rewarding role of Media Monitoring Manager. At PROGGA, his responsibilities include scanning news over tobacco issues; summarizing the gathered media pieces and producing weekly and monthly reports, etc. He has also been monitoring, managing and engaging other staff members regularly to gather media pieces on tobacco control issues.


Mr. Rukonuzzaman Khan Staff Reporter

Bangladesh Protidin



Cell: 01816623151

Mr. Rukonuzzaman Khan started his career as a Sub Editor (feature) in the National Bangla Daily Sangbad since 2004. In 2007, he joined the Reporting section as a Staff Reporter in same house. In 2013, he joined the The Bangladesh Pratidin as a Staff Reporter. His areas of interest include writing reports on Capital Market, Banking, and other Economic issues.


He obtained his M.A. degree in Bangla from National University.


Mr. Dipak Kanti Mazumder Deputy Director, IEM

Directorate General of Family Planning; 01715 027181

Mr. Dipak Kanti Mazumder is an Officer with a Master’s Degree in Management and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Population and Development from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. At present working in Directorate General of Family Planning as Deputy Director (Program Monitoring) in the IEM Unit. Since January 1981 he is discharging his duties in different position across the country under DGFP related with implementing Family Planning & Maternal-Child Health services in District, Upazila and below & Logistics Management activities on behalf of the DGFP. His current position leads him to implement different IEC activities promoting small family norms, improving awareness regarding maternal-child health, adolescent reproductive health and preventing early marriage in the community.

Mr. Md. Abul Fazal Mir

Additional District Magistrate

Deputy Commissioner’s Office



Cell: 01712 156373 Mr. Md. Abul Fazal Mir is working as Additional District Magistrate, Dhaka. He is working on behalf of Deputy commissioner for law and maintenance, judicial duties, organizing mobile courts. Before this he also served as APS to the honorable State Minister, UNO, Senior Assistant secretary, RDC, AC Land, Assistant Commissioner and Magistrate. He graduated from University of Queensland, Australia in Master in Natural Resources Studies, holds a MBA from Northern University, and a MSc in Soil Science From University of Dhaka. He is also a AusAid fellow at the Masters level.


Ms. Farhana Haque Ovi


EC Bangladesh


Cell Phone: 01670760795 Ms. Farhana Haque Ovi is an Advocacy Officer of Environment Council Bangladesh. She is working with Strengthening TAPS Ban Project for the organization.


Ms. Ovi has got her Bachelor degree with CGPA 3.76 in Social science (Women and Gender Studies) from University of Dhaka in 2011 and has completed Master of Social Science with CGPA 3.78 from same discipline in 2012.


Mst. Shahina Parvin

Assistant Professor

Department of Anthropology

Jahangirnagar University


Cell: 01711 489248

After having completed a three-year Bachelor of Social Science with Honours in 2001 and a one-year Master of Social Science (MSS) degree in 2002 in Anthropology from Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Mst. Shahina Parvin worked on women’s reproductive heath and risky heterosexual behaviors in development organizations in Bangladesh i.e. BPHC, LAMB Hospital, ICDDR’B, for two years. In July 2004, she joined as a Lecturer to the Department of Anthropology of Rajshahi University and became an Assistant Professor in July 2007 where she worked until September 2010. In September 2010, she became a faculty member at the Department of Anthropology of Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.


Mr. Anisar – Rahman Senior Health Education Officer,

Civil Surgeon Office



Cell: 01554 350973 Mr. Anisar Rahman is a Senior Health Education Officer of the Civil Surgeon Office, Naogaon. He obtained M.Sc. degree in Geography.

Brig. Gen. Md. Afzalur Rahman Chief Health Officer

Dhaka North City Corporation, Dhaka


Cell: 01983 567445 Brig. Gen. Md. Afzalur Rahman is the Chief Health Officer of the Dhaka North City Corporation. Mr. Rahman obtained MBBS along with MPH (Epidemiology) degree. He also holds a Family Medicine Diploma.


Mr. RM Faizur Rahman

Assistant Police Commissioner (Welfare)

Dhaka Metropolitan Police



Cell: 01713 373117 Mr. RM Faizur Rahman is an Assistant Police Commissioner (Welfare) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police. As an Assistant Police Commissioner, he has substantial work experience in leading an independent unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police. At his current office, he is responsible for implementing, monitoring and managing all the welfare activities of police forces. He achieved his first Master’s Degree in Public Administration in 2005 and in 2004 he completed a BSS (Honours) from the same discipline from the University of Dhaka. Afterwards, he gained his second and third Masters respectively in Migration Studies in 2009 from the University of Sussex, UK and Police Science from the University of Rajshahi. Before entering into Police Service, he was the Coordinator for the Young Researchers’ Forum, a research wing of Migration Research Centre, RMMRU from 2003 to 2007.

Mr. Md. Mukhlesur Rahman

Assistant Chief (TSD) and DPM

Bureau of Health Education

Directorate General of Health Services

Mohakhali, Dhaka


Cell: 01913 416341

Mr. Md. Mukhlesur Rahman is in the government services for 19 years. Currently, he is serving Bureau of Health Education, Directorate General of Health Services as an Assistant Chief (TSD) and Deputy Program Manager. He coordinates all programs GO and NGO programs. He also takes initiatives in implementing grassroots level and National Level programs of the Bureau.

Mr. Md. Moshiur Rahman

Senior Assistant Secretary

Ministry of Public Administration

Bangladesh Secretariat



Cell: 01712 544774 Mr. Md. Moshiur Rahman is a Senior Assistant Secretary of Ministry of Public Administration of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. He has been posted in Law Cell of the Ministry and deals with the cases filed against the Government.


He has completed Bachelor (Hon’s) and Master’s degree in law from the University of Dhaka. He served as an advocate in the Bangladesh Bar Council and was on practice till joining the service.


Mr. Md. Mizanur Rahman

Deputy Secretary

Ministry of Public Administration

Bangladesh Secretariat



Cell: 01714 273707 Obtaining B.Sc. Ag (Honors) degree from Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mr. Md. Mizanur Rahman completed MBA in HRM. Recently, he has completed a Post-graduate diploma from National Academy for Planning And Development. Now, he has been working as a Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Public Administration. He deals with HRM, Public. Administration and coordination. He also deals with Policy formulation. He has been serving in Civil service for more than 20 years including field Administration and Ministry.


Mr. S.M. Ajior Rahman

Additional Deputy Commissioner

Deputy Commissioner’s Office



Cell: 01712 579026 Mr. S.M. Ajior Rahman completed his Honors and Master Degrees from the University of Dhaka. His major subject was Management. Now, he is working as Additional Deputy Commissioner (L.A) at Khulna. Before that he worked as an Upazila Nirbahi Officer, AC (Land), Magistrate etc. He is a BCS (Admin) Cadre officer.


Mr. Ataur Rahman

National Heart Foundation and Research Institute

House #104/A/16 , Flat# 2B

Buddijibi Road, West Jafrabad

Mohammadpur, Dhaka-1207


Cell: 01726513210, 01557393017 Mr. Ataur Rahman is a Field Officer, Anti-Tobacco Program of the National Heart Foundation of Bangladesh. He is responsible for organizing training and orientation programs for tobacco control. He provides advice to patients to quit smoking. He also provides assistance to develop questionnaire, supervise data collection, support data management and data analysis of tobacco related surveys under the programs.


He did his Masters of Social Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees under the National University respectively in 2009 and 1999.


Mr. Md. Mizanur Rahman

Advocacy Officer




Cell: 01710402191

Mr. Md. Mizanur Rahman is an Advocacy Officer of Shimantik. His responsibilities in the organization include identifying stakeholders, public and workplaces, and, collecting basic information. He coordinates with the GO and NGO stakeholders. He also prepares activity plans and various types of reports.


He obtained his M.Com degree in Management from the National University, Bangladesh in 2001.


Mr. Md. Mustafizur Rahman

Deputy Regional Director

Bangladesh Betar



Cell: 01818422717

Mr. Md. Mustafizur Rahman is a Deputy Regional Director of Bangladesh Betar (National Audio Broadcasting House of Bangladesh). He joined in Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) under the Ministry of Information in 2005. As the Deputy Regional Director, along with other activities, he supervises officers of the publicity section of Bangladesh Betar, and, provides input to the program planning and production related to the development activities of the government.


Mr. Abu Zafar Rashed

Upazila Nirbahi Officer/

Executive Magistrate

Rupgonj, Narayangonj


Cell: 01712 717326

Mr. Abu Zafar Rashed has been serving as Upazila Nirbahi Officer at Rupganj Upazila in Narayanganj district from 06 March 2013 till to date. He obtained B. Sc. Agriculture (Hons) and M. Sc. In Biotechnology degrees from Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh in 2001 and 2003 respectively.


Mr. Amin Al Rasheed

Senior Reporter

ABC Radio,



Cell: 01711174372

Mr. Amin Al Rasheed has been working as a journalist for 11 years. He started his career in Jhalakati district correspondent of the Daily Prothom-Alo one of the leading Bengali newspaper in Bangladesh) in 2002 when he was a student at the bachelor level. After obtaining his bachelor degree, he joined another leading Bengali newspaper “Daily Jaijadin” in 2006 as a Sub-Editor.


In 2008, he joined in his current organization ABC Radio FM 89.2 as a staff reporter and news presenter. After two years, he was promoted as a Senior Reporter. Now he is in-charge of the news department.


He obtained his Masters Degree from Dhaka College in 2005.


Mr. Babul Chandra Roy Director (Admin),

National Institute of Population Research and Training, Azimpur, Dhaka


Cell: 01712 570463

Tel. 9612193 (O); 8154481 Mr. Babul Chandra Roy accomplished the Master of Commerce with honors in Management from Dhaka University in 1979. He also obtained Master of Public Affairs in Governance and public policy from Civil Service college under Dhaka University in 2011. He joined Bangladesh Civil Service Administrative Cadre in 1984 and at present his position is Joint Secretary to the Government. During his long 27 years service he worked in different positions at the field and national levels. Currently, he is working for the National Institute of Population Research and Training, Azimpur as Director, Admin. He received a number of trainings locally and abroad.

Mr. Md. Mizanur Rahman Sabuz

Staff Reporter




Cell: 01712 753679


Mr. Md. Mizanur Rahman Sabuz has been working at a renowned satellite TV channel, “Bangle Vision”, as a Staff Reporter since 2011. As a Staff Reporter, he has covered various news stories assigned by the Chief Reporter and News Editor.


He obtained his MSS degree from the University of Dhaka in the Department of International Relations. He completed a BSS degree from the same university.


Mr. Goutam

Aich Sarker Joint Secretary

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Dhaka


Cell: 01715 050107

Mr. Goutam Aich Sarker is a Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Mr. Md. Dowa Baksh Shaikh

Project Coordinator

AID- Tobacco Control Project

Action In Development



Cell: 01733337171 Mr. Md. Dowa Baksh Shaikh has been working in Action In Development-AID as a Project Coordinator for its “Smoke free Khulna Division through Effective Enforcement of Smoke free Provision of Tobacco Control Law”. He has 20 years experience in BRAC as Regional Manager in different Programs and Chief Trainer of its Training Program and 5 yrs. experience at another national NGO.


He holds a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Physics from Rajshahi University and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) from Dhaka University.

Mr. Sushanta Kumar Singha Staff Reporter

ATN News



Cell: 01712657540 Mr. Sushanta Kumar Singha has been working as a Senior Reporter of ATN NEWS LTD from 1stMarch 2010 to present. His areas of interests are in Economic and Business news.


He worked as a Staff Reporter of Ekushey Television (ETV) from 1st September 2008 to 28th February 2010. He also worked as an “Assistant Project Officer” at the Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE) from 1st March 2008 to October 2008.


He completed BSS & MSS in Mass Communication from University of Rajshahi.

2003& 2004

Mr. Abdus – Sobur Email:;

Cell: 01552 328846 Mr. Abdus Sobur is a Statistical Officer of the Civil Surgeon Office, Naogaon. He obtained M.Sc. degree in Statistics.

Mr. Junayed Kabir Suhag Assistant Commissioner and Executive Magistrate

Deputy Commissioner’s Office



Cell: 01731 920965 Dr. Junayed Kabir Suhag joined in Bangladesh Civil Service (Administration) cadre in 2012. Presently, he is working as an Assistant Commissioner & Executive Magistrate at Deputy Commissioner`s Office, Naogan. His present job is to support the field administration of the country. He conducts mobile court to combat several crimes including tobacco related crimes and eve teasing etc. Mr. Suhag obtained his BBA (Honors) and MBA major in Accounting & Information Systems from Rajshahi University, Rajshahi, Bangladeh.


Ms. Moon Moon Sultana

Mass Communication Officer

Ansar-VDP Head Quarter, Dhaka


Cell: 01730038030

Ms. Moon Moon Sultana is an Assistant Director (Operation) and Mass Communication Officer, Ansar-VDP, Government of Bangladesh. Earlier, she was a Faculty Member of the Southeast University and Staff Reporter, The Daily Star, Dhaka.

Mr. Abdullah Al Mamun Sumon

Program Coordinator


House # 322, Bishowroad, Arambag



Cell: 01722023508

Mr. Abdullah Al Mamun Sumon is 28 years old young tobacco control activist. He joined Bangladesh Center for Development Program (BCDP) as a Project Coordinator for the Consortium for Smoke Free Rajshahi & Rangour Division (CSFRRD). As a Project Coordinator, he coordinates Tobacco Control Programs of the consortium.


He obtained Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree from the Millennium University, Dhaka.


Mr. Khwaza Abu Yosuf Email:

Cell: 01711 605145 Mr. Khwaza Abu Yosuf is an Assistant Police Commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police. He obtained B.A. (Honors) degree in English.

Mr. Mohammad Yousuf

Deputy Director




Cell: 01713-030488 Mr. Mohammad Yousuf is a Deputy Director (Accounts and Finance) of the Bangladesh Center for Communication Programs (BCCP). He has more than 30 years of experience in the field of Finance and Account. He is skilled in financial, accounting and budgetary works, financial and management reporting, inventory control, fixed assets management, cost sharing and management of multi donor funds, etc. He has the experience in operating and management of multi donor funded projects designing various control procedures for respective donor agencies, Government of Bangladesh and NGO Affairs Bureau. .


He obtained Master in Commerce degree from University of Dhaka University.


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