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Dr. Md. Manirul Islam



Training Physician,

Technical Training Unit,

Email me: ted@icddrb.org

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Dr. Md. Manirul Islam, a former lecturer of Dhaka and Chittagong Medical College, and a medical graduate from Dhaka Medical College, is with around 30 years’ experience in clinical service, teaching, training and research. He obtained his Masters in Medical Science from the University of Western Australia, Australia and PhD from Nagasaki University, Japan. He is a member of Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons and topped the merit list of Diploma in Public Health. During his tenure in government sector, he helped in developing undergraduate curriculum and field site training programs as well as worked as a faculty for and supervised research works of medical students. He also carried out several pioneer research works on different public health issues including mental health. 


Dr. Islam planned, organized and conducted trainings and worked as faculty in several flagship training programs of icddr,b on emerging and reemerging infections, disaster related health problems, and research methodology. He is very comfortable with teaching and training diarrheal diseases, epidemiology, biostatistics, SPSS and Stata, and various non-communicable diseases including various mental health problems. He, over the last two decades at icddr,b,  trained  thousands participants from over 50 countries across five continents. He is very passionate   in mental health and carried out several researches on various issues related mental health such as substance abuse, stigma and violence against women.


Dr. Islam was a MPH supervisor of James P Grant School of Public Health, external examiner of University of Newcastle, NSW and Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia, guest lecturer of Kumamoto Red Cross hospital, Nagasaki University and Hiroshima University, Japan and reviewer of PLOS ONE, Tropical Medicine and Health, an Assistant Editor of Journal of Dhaka Medical College and Bangladesh Journal of Psychiatry.