CURRICULUM VITAE

March 2018

অধ্যাপক ড. মোহাম্মদ মঈনুল ইসলাম

Professor Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam

 Ph.D. (Demography, Peking); Post Doctorate (Global Health, GHR-CAPS, McGill)

 

 

Chairman

Department of Population Sciences

 UNIVERSITY OF DHAKA

Room # 4050, Arts Building (3rd Floor) 

Dhaka-1000, BANGLADESH 

Tel:+88-02-9661900/6710,+88-02-9612209 

Cell: +88-01720109438, Fax:+88-02-9667222 

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http://www.du.ac.bd/faculty/faculty_details/POPS/649

http://www.dpsdu.edu.bd/index.php/profile/faculty-i/dr-mohammad-mainul-islam

http://opinion.bdnews24.com/bangla/archives/author/mainul_islam

http://www.cambridgescholars.com/t/AdvisoryBoardMohammadI

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam is Professor and Chair of the Department of Population Sciences at the University of Dhaka. Besides teaching, he has held the position of elected Member of the Syndicate -the highest decision-making body of the University of Dhaka - for two consecutive terms between 2010 and 2014.  Dr. Islam received his PhD in Demography from the Institute of Population Research at Peking University, China, in July 2009, specializing in Population Health. He got his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Sociology from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, in 2000 and 2002 respectively. Before that he passed the Secondary and Higher Secondary School Certificate Exams from Mirzapur Cadet College, Tangail in 1993 and 1995, respectively.

Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam completed a Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS) Postdoctoral Fellowship at McGill University, Canada, between 2013 and 2014. He also got training at the Johns Hopkins Fall Institute at Barcelona, Stanford University and Brown University, and the University of Bergen in Health Policy and Management (2015), Formal Demography (2014), Population and Development (2012) and the Global Development Challenges (2008), respectively.

He was awarded the First Prize of Academic Excellence Award of Peking University in December 2008 and later he was named as the Nick Simons Scholar of the New Investigator in Global Health (NIGH) program of the Global Health Council (GHC), Washington, DC, USA in June 2010. He is a two-time winner of the 10 best abstracts of the New Voices in Global Health (NVGH) program, receiving these accolades in 2014 and 2016 at the World Health Summit (WHS) in Berlin, Germany.

His work broadly focuses on reproductive health, child health, urban health and health communication. His research also focuses on understanding population health, with specific interests in global health and population, social demography, population and development, and China studies. Mohammad has attended and presented his research at more than 58 international meetings and academic conferences around the world.

He has contributed to over 35 peer-reviewed publications, including publications of research findings as first author in PLoS ONEBMC Women’s Health and The Lancet. He has also authored and co-authored conference papers and other publications. He contributes to national daily newspapers including the bdnews24.com - the first online and widely circulated newspaper in Bangladesh (opinion section in Bengali), The Daily Bonik Barta, and The Daily Star on population, health and educational issues.

Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam has authored a book (2016) entitled on Communication and Change in Health Behavior in Bangladesh: Realities at the grassroots. He is a reviewer for reputed international scholarly journals including Asian Population Studies, Population Review, PLoS ONE, BMC Public Health, BMC Women’s Health, BMC Pregnancy and Child Birth and Journal of Urban Health.

Professor Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam is Demography and Population Studies Advisory Board Member of the Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK.  He is also a member of various professional associations including the International Union of Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP), the International Sociological Association (ISA), the Asian Population Association (APA), the American Population Association (PAA), the Canadian Coalition of Global Health Research (CCGHR), the Center for Health Trends and Forecasts (CHTF) affiliate network of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington.

Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam has been appointed as a ‘Member’ of the Population Expert Group/Committee (PEC) of the General Economic Division's Planning Commission within the Ministry of Planning of the Government of Bangladesh since November 2017. 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS/ PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

2018

Chair, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka ( 11-03-2018 to 10-03-2021)

2017

Professor, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Since July 12, 2017- )

2013-2017

Associate Professor, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (February 16, 2013-July 11, 2017)

2015

Adjunct Faculty, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development Studies (BIGD), BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2015

2013-2014

Postdoctoral Fellow in Global Health Research, Ingram School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada (May 1, 2013-October 31, 2014)

2006-2013

Assistant Professor, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (July 28, 2006-February 15, 2013)

2009-2013

Part-Time Faculty, Department of History, Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2009-2013

2012

Assistant Professor (Part-Time), Department of Textile Engineering, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, Daffodil International University (DIU), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2012

2002-2006

Lecturer, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (September 24, 2002- July 27, 2006)

2003-2004

Part-Time Faculty, Department of History, Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2003-2004

2002-2003                Guest Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Eden Women University College, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2002-2003

EDUCATION & TRAINING

2014

Postdoctoral Fellow in Global Health Research, Ingram School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada under the GHR-CAPS (Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program)

Research Project: Use of Reproductive Health Care Services of Urban Migrant Women in Bangladesh (2013-2014)

2009

Ph.D.  in Demography (Population Health), Institute of Population Research, Peking University, Beijing, China (2005-2009)

Dissertation Title: Childhood Mortality Dynamics in Bangladesh: Trends, Patterns and Survival of Under-Five Aged Children

 2002

Master of Social Science (M.S.S.) in Sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2000-2001)

Dissertation Title: Communication and Change in Health Behavior: A Study of Shibpur Thana in Narsingdi District

 2000

 Bachelor of Social Sciences (B.S.S. Honors) in Sociology,  Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (1996-1999)

 1995

Higher Secondary School Certificate (H.S.C.) in Science, Mirzapur Cadet College, Tangail, Bangladesh (1993-1995)

 1993 

Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C.) in Science, Mirzapur Cadet College, Tangail, Bangladesh (1989-1993)

Others

2015

Johns Hopkins 12th Annual Fall Institute in Health Policy and Management, (attended courses are-‘Problem Solving in Public Health’; ‘Introduction to Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Public Health’; ‘The Impact of the Financial, Economic and Political Crisis on Health’, ‘Quality of Life and Well-Being of Populations’), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, with the collaboration of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, November 9-27, 2015, Barcelona, Spain.

 2014
  • 2014 Summer School in Urban Health, Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS), University of Laval, August 17-21, 2014 Québec City, Quebec, Canada
  • Stanford Workshop in Formal Demography,  Stanford Center for Population Research and the Center for the Demography and Economics of Health & Ageing, Institute of Social Research in the Social Sciences, Stanford University, March 24-25, 2014, Palo Alto, CA, USA 
  • MyResearch at McGill Library (MyResearch is a four module graduate seminar series aimed at improving research management and dissemination), McGill Library and Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, McGill University, Canada, 2014
 2013

2013 Summer School in Globalization & Health InequalitiesGlobal Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS), August 19-23, 2013, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

2012
  • Population and Development: New Approaches to Enduring Global ProblemsBrown International Advanced Research Institute (BIARI), The Watson Institute, Brown University, June 9- 23, 2012, RI, USA
  • Summer School in Sex, Gender & Global Health ResearchGlobal Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS), University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM), Montreal, Canada, 2012
 2008

Global Development Challenges (GDC),   Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS), University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway (Earned 10 ECT-European Credit Transfer Systems), 2008

 2005

Chinese Language Program College of Advanced Chinese Training of Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU), Beijing, China, 2005

 

AWARDS/CREDENTIALS/ FELLOWSHIPS

AWARDS/CREDENTIALS

  • First Prize of Academic Excellence Award 2008 of Peking University (in recognition of achievements in academic study from 2005-2008), Beijing, China, 2008
  • Nick Simons Scholar, New Investigators in Global Health (NIGH) 2010 of the Global Health Council (GHC), the 37th Annual International Conference on Global Health: Dateline 2010: Global Health Goals and Metrics, June 14-18, 2010, Washington, DC, USA, 2010
  • Winner of New Voices in Global Health (NVGH), One of the 10 winners (the 10 best abstracts published in The Lancet) for the New Voices in Global Health program 2014, World Health Summit in Berlin, October 19-22, 2014.
  • Academician of the Social Sciences - the highest honor bestowed by the International Academy of Social Sciences (IASS), Palam Beach, Florida, USA, 2014
  • Winner, Global Health Axis 2014 Photo Contest ,  Réseau de recherche en santé des populations du Québec (FRSPQ)/ Québec Population Health Research Network (QPHRN),   Canada, 2014
  • Honorary Credential Award 2008, AGD Prize of 2nd DITAN International Conference on Infectious Diseases: Globalization of Infectious Diseases, November 14-17, Beijing, China, 2008
  • Janata Bank Gold Medal Award 2003 for outstanding performance in the Master of Social Sciences (M.S.S.) Final Examination 2001, Janata Bank, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2003

FELLOWSHIPS

  • GHR-CAPS (Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program) Postdoctoral Fellowship, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, May 1, 2013 to October 31, 2014 ($55,125, the bursaries are aligned with the Canadian Institute of Health Research, CIHR)
  • Summer Residential Fellowship at Brown International Advanced Research Institutes (BIARI) to attend the institute-‘Population and Development: New Approaches to Enduring Global Problems, June 9-23, 2012, The Watson Institute, Brown University, RL, USA
  • Chinese Government Scholarship (2004-2009) to attend Chinese Language Program at Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) and PhD Program in Demography at Peking University, China Scholarship Council (CSC), China

 

PUBLICATIONS

(Peer reviewed Journals, Book, Book Chapters, Monograph & Reports)

2018 Mohammad Mainul Islam. Use of Reproductive Health Care Services among Urban Slum Women in Bangladesh, Abstract will be published in in the European Journal of Public Health, May 2018 (accepted). 
2017

Islam MM, Islam MK, Hasan MS, Hossain MB (2017) Adolescent motherhood in Bangladesh: Trends and determinants. PLoS ONE 12(11): e0188294. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0188294

2016

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan, Mohammad Bellal Hossain and Tehmina Ghafur. 2016. The Prevalence and Determinants of Remarriage in Bangladesh, Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research, Vol.10, Emerald Publishing (Book title: Divorce, Separation, and Remarriage: The Transformation of Family; edited by Giovanna Gianesini & Sampson Lee Blair), October, 2016, ISBN: 978-1-78635-230-9.

http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1108/S1530-353520160000010016

2016

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Md. Kamrul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan and Md. Aminul Haque. Marriage Before 16 or 18 years: The Effect of Marital Age on Women’s Educational Attainment in Bangladesh, The Journal of Population and Social Studies (JPSS), Volume 24, No.2 (published online: July 31, 2016).

http://www.jpss.mahidol.ac.th/PDF/JPSS-v24n2-Islam_Child_marriage_Bangladesh.pdf

2016

Mohammad Mainul Islam and Anita J. Gagnon. Use of reproductive health care services among urban migrant women in Bangladesh, BMC Women's Health.2016, 16:15 DOI: 10.1186/s12905-016-0296-4

http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6874/16/15

·          This article has been chosen as suggested Pre-Readings for the 4TH ANNUAL STATE OF GLOBAL HEALTH SYMPOSIUM, 2017 (Urban Evolution: Optimizing Women’s Health  in the World’s Cities, March 22, 2017), Harvard University.

https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/global-health-and-population/suggested-pre-readings/

2016

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Sayema Haque Bidisha, and Israt Jahan (2016). Effects of remittances on health expenditure and types of treatment of international migrants’ households in Bangladesh, Summaries of Conference Papers: Global Conference on Prosperity, Equality and Sustainability: Perspectives and Policies for a Better World, New Delhi: Institute of Human Development (ISBN: 978-81-88315-56-7)

http://www.ihdindia.org/pesconference/pdf/abstract_book.pdf

2016

Mohammad Bellal Hossain, Mohammad Mainul Islam, Md. Kamrul Islam and Mohammad Sazzad Hasan (2016). Impact Survey on IEC/SBCC Activities 2016, Government of Bangladesh: Directorate of Family Planning, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Dhaka

2016

Mohammad Mainul Islam. 2016. Communication and Change in Health Behavior in Bangladesh: Realities at the grassroots. Dhaka: OSDER Publications, May 2016.

http://osderpublications.com/home/bookDetails/47 

2015

Alam, N., Merry, L., Mainul Islam, M. and Cortijo, C. (2015) International Health Professional Migration and Brain Waste: A Situation of Double-Jeopardy. Open Journal of Preventive Medicine, 5, 128-131.

http://file.scirp.org/pdf/OJPM_2015032015170591.pdf

2015

Hossain, Md. Bellal, Tehmina Ghafur, Mohammad Mainul Islam and Mohammad Sazzad Hasan (2015), Trends, Patterns and Determinants of Marriage in Bangladesh, Population Monograph of Bangladesh, Volume 13 (ISBN: 978-984-33-9948-9), November 2015, Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, Government of Bangladesh. http://203.112.218.65/WebTestApplication/userfiles/Image/PopMonographs/Volume-13_MM.pdf

2014

Mohammad M. Islam and Anita J. Gagnon. 2014. Child marriage-related policies and reproductive health in Bangladesh: a cross-sectional analysis, The Lancet -19 October  2014 (Vol. 384, Page S8) DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736 (14)61871-7 http://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/lancet/PIIS0140-6736(14)61871-7.pdf

2014

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Md. Kamrul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan and Md. Aminul Haque. (2014) Effect of marital age on women’s educational attainment in Bangladesh (Chapter 4), in the State of Bangladesh Population Report 2014 : Child Marriage in Bangladesh: Determinants, Consequences and Policy Implications, Dhaka: Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka

2014

Tehmina Ghafur, Mohammad Bellal Hossain, and Mohammad Mainul Islam. (2014). Overview and Introduction (Chapter 1) , in the State of Bangladesh Population Report 2014 : Child Marriage in Bangladesh: Determinants, Consequences and Policy Implications, Dhaka: Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka ( in press)

2014

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Mohammad Bellal Hossain, and Tehmina Ghafur. (2014). Conclusions and Recommendations (Chapter 7), in the State of Bangladesh Population Report 2014 : Child Marriage in Bangladesh: Determinants, Consequences and Policy Implications, Dhaka: Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka (in press)

2013

Mohammad Mainul Islam and Sayema Haque Bidisha (2013). Population and Development Issues in Bangladesh, in The Dhaka University Studies, Part-D, Vol.68, No.1, Pp.43-68, June 2011 (published in July 2013).

http://ndc.gov.bd/lib_mgmt/webroot/earticle/1866/Population_and_Development_Issues_in_BD.pdf

2013

ডঃ মোহাম্মদ মঈনুল ইসলাম (২০১).শিক্ষা, সুশিক্ষা জাতিগঠনঃ প্রেক্ষাপট বাংলাদেশ’, কলা অনুষদ পত্রিকা, ভলিউম , সংখ্যা , জুলাই ২০১১- জুন ২০১২, ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় /Mohammad Mainul Islam: Education, Good Education and Nation Building ( in Bengali), Kala Onushod Potrika,Vol.5, No.7, July 2011-June 2012, University of Dhaka (published in July 2013)

2013

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2013). Achieving MDG 4: Is Bangladesh on the right track? In The Arts Faculty Journal, Vol.5, No.7, Pp.155-160, July 2013 (Issue of July 2011-June 2012), Dhaka: Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka 

2013

 Mohammad Mainul Islam (2013). Differentials in Under-Five Aged Childhood Mortality in Bangladesh by Demographic Determinants: A Review of Demographic and Health Surveys, in Social Science Review, The Dhaka University Studies, Part-D, Vol. 30, No. 1. Pp. 49-58, June 2013, Dhaka: Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka

2012 

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2012). Trends, Patterns and Socioeconomic Differentials in Under-Five Aged Childhood Mortality in Bangladesh in The Dhaka University Studies, Vol.67, No.2, Pp. December 2010 (published in December 2012), University of Dhaka

2012

Mohammad Mainul Islam and Jufen Liu (2012). Cross-cultural Marriage in Mainland China: Trends, Prospects and Challenges, The Studia Sociologica IV: Borderlands: cultures, enclaves, epochs,2012 Pp.122-133, 116 Annales Universaties Pedagogicae Cracoviensis, WydawnictwoNaukowe Up, Krakow, PL http://www.ifis.up.krakow.pl/studia_sociologica/images/pdf/Islam.pdf

2011

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Pang Lihua, Chen Gong and Zheng Xiaoying (2011), A Review of Ma Yinchu on Chinese Population, Society and Change, Vol.5, No. 2, April-June 2011, Pp. 28-38, Dhaka: Organization for the Social Development and Research

http://societyandchange.com/uploads/1509362717.pdf 

2011

M. Islam (2011). Mortality and epidemiological transition in Bangladesh: lessons and experiences to developing countries in the new millennium, in Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, August 2011, Vol. 65, Supplement, P. A 116. London: BMJ Publishing Group

http://jech.bmj.com/content/65/Suppl_1/A116.3 http://jech.bmj.com/content/65/Suppl_1/A116.3.full.pdf+html 

2010

Xiaoying, Zheng, Lihua Pang, Gong Chen, Yubo Liu, Lei Zhang, Mohammad Mainul Islam, Yan Lin, Haitai Wang (2010). Human Capital and Educational Demand in China: 2000-2030. In Investing in Human Capital for Economic Development in China. Edited by Gordon G. Liu, Shufang Zhang, Zongyi Zhang. Singapore, USA and UK: World Scientific Publishing Co. Press Ltd; 2010: 105-122    URL: http://www.gbv.de/dms/zbw/588041785.pdf

2010

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2010). 孟加拉]马伊努:北大,不了情, 燕园流云 (Yan Yuan Liu Yun), Peking University Press

2010

M. Islam (2010). Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, Transmission and Prevention Methods in Bangladesh, in International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Vol. 14, Supplement 2 (July), p. S77 DOI: URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1201-9712(10)60236-6

2010

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2010). The Development of Population Policies and Consequences in China: A Review from the Perspective of Fertility. Society and Change, 2010. Vol. 4(2): April-June, Pp. 7-26, Dhaka: Organization for the Social Development and Research

http://societyandchange.com/uploads/1509356870.pdf 

2008

M.M. Islam, Pei Lijun, Song Xingming and Zheng Xiaoying (2008). Examining the fourth stage of epidemiological transition in China: Some implications for health and health care provision, Abstract of Second Ditan International Conference on Infectious Diseases in International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 12, Supplement 3, P.S33, November 2008, Official Publications of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, Elsevier  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1201971209600941 

2008

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2008). Gender Differentials in Infant and Child Mortality in Bangladesh: Evidence from the Demographic and Health Surveys (1993-2004), Society and Change, Vol. II, No. 3, July-September 2008, Pp. 27-42, Dhaka: Organization for the Social Development and Research

http://societyandchange.com/uploads/1509345239.pdf

2008

M.M. Islam (2008). Emergence of avian influenza in Bangladesh: Factors, consequences and policy options, Abstract of Second Ditan International Conference on Infectious Diseases in International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 12, Supplement 3, P.S46, November 2008, Official Publications of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, Elsevier

2008

M.M. Islam (2008).  HIV/AIDS and communication for behavior change in rural Bangladesh, Abstract of Second Ditan International Conference on Infectious Diseases in International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 12, Supplement 3, P.S71, November 2008, Official Publications of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, Elsevier

2006

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2006). Trends and Patterns of Mortality in China, Japan and India: A Comparative Analysis, in The Social Sciences, 2006, 1 (2):149-153, Pakistan

http://docsdrive.com/pdfs/medwelljournals/sscience/2006/149-153.pdf 

2005

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2005). Grassroots Views on Health Practices, Changes in Health Behavior and Policy Means for Health Communication in Bangladesh, Bangladesh Sociological Studies: A Journal of BISR, 2005, 1(1): 49-60, Dhaka: Bangladesh Institute of Social Research. URL:http://bisrbd.org/index.php?option=com_pubarticle&Itemid=57

2004

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2004). Health Behaviour and Communication Issues in Bangladesh, 2004. Proceedings of the 17th IAHA Conference (International Association of Historians of Asia), Dhaka, Bangladesh

2003

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2003). Problems and Issues of Health Policy and Health Communication in Bangladesh, Social Science Review, 2003, 20 (1): 157-166, Dhaka: University of Dhaka

2002

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2002). The Perspectives and Issues in Health Communication, Social Science Review, 2002, 19(2): 141-150, Dhaka: University of Dhaka

Journal Articles/ Book Chapters under Review/ in Progress

In Review
2018

Mohammad Mainul Islam and Tasmiah Nuzhath. Health risks of Rohingya refugee population in Bangladesh: A call for global attention

2018

Tehmina Ghafur, Mohammad Mainul Islam, Nazmul Alam and Mohammad Sazzad Hasan (2017). Health and Demographic Surveillance System Sites: Reflection on Global Health Research Ethics

2018

Bidisha, Sayema Haque, SM Abdullah and Mohammad Mainul Islam. Examining the long-run relationship between Dependency Ratio and Economic Growth: Time Series Evidences from Bangladesh.

2018

Bidisha, Sayema Haque, SM Abdullah, Selina Siddiqua and Mohammad Mainul Islam. The Long Run Impact of Dependency Ratio on Economic Growth in Selected Asian Countries: Evidences from Cross-Country Panel Data.

2018

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Bidisha, Sayema Haque, Israt Jahan, Biplob Hossain, Tanveer Mahmood.  Effects of Remittances on Health Expenditure and Cost of Treatment of International Migrant Households in Bangladesh.

2018

Mohammad Mainul Islam. “Integration of Population and Development Issues into Plans and Polices in Bangladesh, General Economic Division (GED), Planning Commission of Bangladesh.

2018

Mohammad Mainul Islam. “Necessity of Population Issues in the Development Agenda and the 8th Five Year Plan in Bangladesh”, General Economic Division (GED), Planning Commission of Bangladesh.

In Progress
2018

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Md. Zakiul Alam, Sayema Haque Bidisha and S M Abdullah. Trends, Determinants and Inequities of Caesarean Section Delivery in Bangladesh

2018

Mohammad Mainul Islam and Tasmiah Nuzhath. Why are maternal death rates on the rise in Bangladesh? / Is Maternal Mortality Rate in Bangladesh increasing?

Why the reduction of maternal mortality a big challenge in Bangladesh?

2018

Mohammad Mainul Islam and Mohammad Bellal Hossain. Ethics review committee approval in Bangladesh: An examination of internationally funded health and demographic surveys

2018

Mohammad Mainul Islam, SM Abdullah, Md. Kamrul Islam and Mohammad Bellal Hossain. Age Structure Transition and Demographic Dividend in Bangladesh' (Abstract has been selected by the scientific committee of the Asian Population Association to develop into a full-length paper for a volume of contributed papers- Demographic, Economic and Social Implications of Changing Age Structure in Asian Countries)

Publications in the National Daily Newspapers (print and online) and Magazines  

 2017

 Mainul Islam (2017).  Context of Rohinga and Rohinga Camp (in Bengali) in Opinion, bdnews24.com, September 12, 2017/ মঈনুল ইসলাম. প্রসঙ্গ রোহিঙ্গা রিফিউজি ক্যাম্প, ১২ সেপ্টেম্বর, ২০১৭ http://opinion.bdnews24.com/bangla/archives/50637

2017 

 Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam (2017). World Population Day 2017 and Bangladesh: 3D can accelerate the development of the country (2017) (in Bengali). . মোহাম্মদ মঈনুল ইসলাম. বিশ্ব জনসংখ্যা দিবস ২০১৭ বাংলাদেশ-দেশের উন্নয়নকে এগিয়ে নিতে পারেথ্রিডি’, বণিক বার্তা, জুলাই ১১, ২০১৭, http://epaper.bonikbarta.net/index.php?viewdate=2017-07-11

2017

. মঈনুল ইসলাম. বিমানবন্দরে লাগেজ বিড়ম্বনা, সম্পাদকীয়, বণিক বার্তাফেব্রুয়ারি ০১, ২০১৭, http://bonikbarta.net/bangla/news/2017-02-01/

2016

Mainul Islam (2016). Thoughts on Youth: Bangladesh Context (in Bengali) in Opinion, bdnews24.com, August 12, 2016, মঈনুল ইসলাম.যুব ভাবনা: প্রেক্ষাপট বাংলাদেশ, ১২ আগস্ট, ২০১৬, http://opinion.bdnews24.com/bangla/archives/38391 

2016

Mainul Islam (2016). Gulshan Attack and Its Effect (in Bengali) in ‘Editorial’, Daily Bonik Barta, August, 14, 2016. মঈনুল ইসলাম. গুলশান হামলা-পরবর্তী কিছু প্রভাব, সম্পাদকীয়, http://bonikbarta.com 

2016

Mainul Islam (2016). Honorable PM’s Sustainable Remarks on University Teachers and Movement of Status (in Bengali), in Opinion, bdnews24.com, February 4, 2016, মঈনুল ইসলাম. মাননীয় প্রধানমন্ত্রীরবজায়যোগ্য’ (!) শিক্ষকবন্দনা মর্যাদার আন্দোলন, http://opinion.bdnews24.com/bangla/archives/34597

2015

Mainul Islam (2015). Population Thoughts, Government and Future Bangladesh (in Bengali) in Opinion, bdnews24.com, September 16, 2015. মঈনুল ইসলাম. জনসংখ্যা ভাবনা, সরকার আগামীর বাংলাদেশ , ১৬ সেপ্টেম্বর ২০১৫ http://opinion.bdnews24.com/bangla/archives/30790

2015

Mainul Islam (2015). Salaries of Teachers and Environment of Education: Context of the University of Dhaka (in Bengali) in Opinion, bdnews24.com, July 15, 2015. মঈনুল ইসলাম. শিক্ষকদের বেতন শিক্ষার পরিবেশ: প্রেক্ষিত ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়, ১৫ জুলাই, ২০১৫, http://opinion.bdnews24.com/bangla/archives/29434

2012

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2012). ‘The World at 7 billion: Where do we stand?’ in Planners 29, National Academy of Planning and Development, April, 2012, Dhaka, Bangladesh 

2012

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2012). Population Control in Bangladesh: Facts and Reality(in Bengali), Magazine of Dhaka University Journalist Association, May 1, 2012

2011

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2011). The people problem, The Daily Star, July 3, 2011. http://www.thedailystar.net/news-detail-192672

Also available full article in the Forum- A monthly publication of The Daily Star, Volume-5, Issue-7, 2011, http://archive.thedailystar.net/forum/2011/July/people.htm

2011

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2011). Bangladesh Population Debate), Daily Amaderdesh, August 1, 2011,  http://www.amardeshonline.com 

2010

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2010). My love for Peking University: A Retrospective and a Panegyric, Peking University Newsletter, Spring 2010, Issue 11, Pp.32-35

http://www.oir.pku.edu.cn:8082/html/News___Event/Column/2012/0227/119.html   http://www.oir.pku.edu.cn/newoir/magz/nl/2010/n1001.pdf  

2010

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2010). My Loving Peking University: A Glimpse across the World, http://www.oir.pku.edu.cn:8082/html/News___Event/Campus/2012/0226/76.html 

2010

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2010). Needs to emphasize on population control in Bangladesh, The Daily Jugantor, July 11, 2010) http://jugantor.us/enews/issue/2010/07/11/news0196.php 

2009

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2009). Population in climate change challenges, The Daily Star, December 16, 2009. http://www.thedailystar.net/news-detail-117994

2009

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2009). Academic Excellence Award Ceremony at Peking University, The Daily Star, Star Campus Magazine, October 18, 2009, http://archive.thedailystar.net/campus/2009/10/03/feature_award.htm

2009

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2009). A Journey to Culture of Peace, The Daily Star, Star Campus Magazine, September 13, 2009 , http://archive.thedailystar.net/campus/2009/09/02/feature_peace.htm

2009

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2009). International Cultural Festival of Peking University: A Journey to Culture of Peace, The New Nation, September 4, 2009 (also published Cooperation and Communication, February, 2007, P.12-13, Peking University) 

2007

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2007). A Journey to Culture of Peace, Praise of Autumn, Pp.86-87, Second International Cultural Festival, Peking University, 2007

2006

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2006). Happiness Depends on Your Mind, Korean International Magazine Insider, Vol.8 (Special Edition), May & June 2006 (also published in On Beijing: Monthly Magazine for Koreans, Vol. 23, September 2006, P. 40-41)

PRESENTATIONS & ATTENDENCES IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES & MEETINGS 

 2018

Mohammad Mainul Islam. Use of Reproductive Health Care Services among Urban Slum Women in Bangladesh, 1st World Congress on Migration, Ethnicity, Race and Health: Diversity and Health, May 17-19, 2018, EICC, Edinburgh  [Oral]

 2018

Mohammad Mainul Islam, SM Abdullah, Md. Kamrul Islam and Mohammad Bellal Hossain. Age Structure Transition and Demographic Dividend in Bangladesh' (Abstract has been selected by the scientific committee of the Asian Population Association to develop into a full-length paper for a volume of contributed papers- Demographic, Economic and Social Implications of Changing Age Structure in Asian Countries). This paper will also be presented in the 4th Asian Population Association Conference,  Shanghai University, Shanghai, China 11-14 July 2018 [Oral]

  •  Mohammad Mainul Islam, Bidisha, Sayema Haque, Israt Jahan, Biplob Hossain, Tanveer Mahmood.  Effects of Remittances on Health Expenditure and Cost of Treatment of International Migrant Households in Bangladesh, the 4th Asian Population Association Conference,  Shanghai University, Shanghai, China 11-14 July 2018 [Poster]
  • Mohammad Mainul Islam, Md. Kamrul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan and Mohammad Bellal Hossain. Trends and Determinants of Adolescent Motherhood in Bangladesh, 4th Asian Population Association Conference, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China 11-14 July 2018 [Poster]
 2018

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Md. Zakiul Alam, Sayema Haque Bidisha and S M Abdullah. Trends, Determinants and Inequities of Caesarean Section Delivery in Bangladesh, 3rd SANEM Annual Economist’s Conference 2018 (Inter Disciplinary Session: Social Science and Human Behavior), BRAC Centre Inn, Mohakhali, Dhaka. 

 2018

 Mohammad Mainul Islam, Bidisha, Sayema Haque, Israt Jahan, Biplob Hossain, Tanveer Mahmood.  Effects of Remittances on Health Expenditure and Cost of Treatment of International Migrant Households in Bangladesh, International Seminar on Population, Health and Development: Global and National Policy Perspectives, February 15-17, 2018, New Delhi, India [Oral]

2018

Attended as a Judge at paper presentation contest under the subtheme- “Gender Equality” in the 14th South Asian Economics Students’ Meet, January 18-20, 2018, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

2017

Designated Session Discussant, Refugee, Population Migration and Terrorism (Workshop Session 1.2), INSEARCH 2017-4th International Integrative Research Conference on Education, Governance and Development, December 18-19, 2015, BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh

  • Session Chair, Cyber Security, Women Empowerment and Leadership (Workshop Session 2.2), INSEARCH 2017-I4th International Integrative Research Conference on Education, Governance and Development, December 18-19, 2015, BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh
2017

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Md. Kamrul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan and Mohammad Bellal Hossain. Trends and Determinants of Adolescent Motherhood in Bangladesh, The 9th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (APCRSHR), Ha Long Bay, Vietnam, November 27-30, 2017 [Super Poster]

2017

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Md. Kamrul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan and Mohammad Bellal Hossain, Morbid conditions and health seeking behavior among the elderly population in Bangladesh, "Demography, Ageing and Health' Conference, September 26-28, 2017, University of Oxford [Oral].

2017

Morbid conditions and health seeking behaviour among the elderly population in Bangladesh, IIPS (International Institute for Population Sciences) National Seminar on “Population and Health in the Context of Sustainable Development Goals”, January 11-13, 2017, NCDS, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India [Oral].

·          Plenary Speaker in the panel discussion and closing ceremony, IIPS (International Institute for Population Sciences) National Seminar on Population and Health in the Context of Sustainable Development Goals, January 11-13, 2017, NCDS, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

       http://orissadiary.com/Bhubaneswar/ShowCityNews.asp?id=71768

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/2017/jan/15/challenges-of-demography-discussed-1559788.html

2016

Status of using local IRB/ERCs in globally sponsored health and demographic surveys in developing world: A Bangladesh case study, Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS) Autumn School on Ethical issues in global health research and interventions, December 4-11, 2016, Las Tunas, Cuba [Oral].

2016

Health and Demographic Surveillance System Sites: Reflection on Global Health Research Ethics, in, Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS) Autumn School on Ethical issues in global health research and interventions, December 4-11, 2016, Las Tunas, Cuba [Oral]

2016

Member of the Organizing Committee, INSEARCH 2016: 3rd International Integrative Research Conference on Development, Governance and Transformation, December 27-28, 2016, BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh

  • Session Chair on Population, Health and Migration, INSEARCH 2016: 3rd International Integrative Research Conference on Development, Governance and Transformation, December 27-28, 2016, BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh
2016

Effects of remittances on health expenditure and types of treatment of international migrants’ households in Bangladesh, World Health Summit in Berlin, October 9-11, 2016, Germany [Special Poster].

2016

Attended Public Defence of a PhD Thesis: Reproductive Health Practices in rural Bangladesh: State, gender and ethnicity as a Member of Full Doctoral Committee, Institute of Social Studies (ISS), The Hague, NL, August 29, 2016

2016

Effects of remittances on health expenditure and types of treatment of international migrants’ households in Bangladesh, Third ISA Forum of Sociology, July 10-14, 2016, Vienna, Austria [Oral].

 

2016

Marriage before 16 or 18 years: effect of marital age on women’s educational attainment in Bangladesh, Global Conference on “Prosperity, Equality and Sustainability: Perspectives and Policies for a Better World”, organized by the Institute for Human Development and the World Bank at New Delhi, India, June 1-3, 2016 [Oral]

2016

Effects of remittances on health expenditure and types of treatment of international migrants’ households in Bangladesh, Global Conference on “Prosperity, Equality and Sustainability: Perspectives and Policies for a Better World”, organized by the Institute for Human Development and the World Bank at New Delhi, India, June 1-3, 2016 [Oral]

2016

Marriage before 16 or 18 years: effect of marital age on women’s educational attainment in Bangladesh, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and Research Committee -RC06 of International Sociological Association (ISA) Joint Conference “Social Change and Family Developments”, May 25-28, 2016, Beijing, China [Oral]

2016

Child marriage, reproductive health, urban migrant women and educational attainment in Bangladesh, Ma Yinchu Lecture Series of the Institute of Population Research, Peking University, Beijing, China, May 27, 2016 

2016

Member of the Organizing Committee, INSEARCH 2015-International Conference on Governance in Transition: Perspectives and Practices, December 18-19, 2015, BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh

2015

Designated Session Discussant, Gender, Women Empowerment and Public Policy (Parallel Session 2.2), INSEARCH 2015-International Conference on Governance in Transition: Perspectives and Practices, December 18-19, 2015, BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh

Session Chair, Right to Food and Food Security (Parallel Session 1.3), INSEARCH 2015-International Conference on Governance in Transition: Perspectives and Practices, December 18-19, 2015, BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh

2015

Suicide Mortality in Lithuanian Males Ages 15-29: A Public Health Crisis, Johns Hopkins 12th Annual Fall Institute in Health Policy and Management, (Did this presentation as a member of a group under the course-‘Problem Solving in Public Health’, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, with the collaboration of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, November 9-27, 2015, Barcelona, Spain.

 2015 An Evaluation of the National Health of Bangladesh using a Structural, Lifestyle and Socializing Determinants Framework, Johns Hopkins 12th Annual Fall Institute in Health Policy and Management, (Did this presentation under the course- ‘The Impact of the Financial, Economic and Political Crisis on Health: Quality of Life and Well-Being of Populations’), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, with the collaboration of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, November 9-27, 2015, Barcelona, Spain
 2015 Child marriage in Bangladesh: A cross-sectional examination of related policies and reproductive health, BDI International Conference (Development and Democracy in Bangladesh: Problems and Prospects), University of California – Berkeley, November 6-8, 2015[Oral]
 2015  Use of reproductive health care services for urban migrant women in Bangladesh, BDI International Conference (Development and Democracy in Bangladesh: Problems and Prospects), University of California – Berkeley, November 6-8, 2015 [Oral
 2015 Child marriage in Bangladesh: A cross-sectional examination of related policies and reproductive health, 22nd Canadian Conference on Global Health, Montreal, November 5-7th 2015 [Poster]
 2015

Use of reproductive health care services for urban migrant women in Bangladesh , 22nd Canadian Conference on Global Health, Montreal, November 5-7th 2015 [Poster]

Chair of the Session-‘Community Health-1’, 22nd Canadian Conference on Global Health, November 5-7th 2015, Montreal, Canada

2015
  • Fertility Preferences in Bangladesh, Third Asian Population Association Conference, Kuala Lumpur, 27-30 July 2015 [Oral]
  • Child marriage in Bangladesh: A cross-sectional examination of related policies and reproductive health, Third Asian Population Association Conference, Kuala Lumpur,27-30 July 2015 [Oral]
  • Use of reproductive health care services for urban migrant women in Bangladesh, Third Asian Population Association Conference, Kuala Lumpur 27-30 July 2015 [Poster]
2015
  • Use of reproductive health care services for urban migrant women in Bangladesh, 14th World Congress on Public Health, February 11-15, 2015, Kolkata, India [Oral]
  • Child marriage in Bangladesh: A cross-sectional examination of related policies and reproductive health, 14thWorld Congress on Public Health, February 11-15, 2015, Kolkata, India [Oral]
2014
  • Use of reproductive health care services for urban migrant women in Bangladesh, International Conference on Governance and Innovation, December 19-20, BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh[Oral]
  • Chair of the Session-‘Population and Public Health’, International Conference on Governance and Innovation, December 19-20, BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh, Member of the Organizing Committee, International Conference on Governance and Innovation, December 19-20, 2014, BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh
2014

Presentation on ‘Individual research works under Young Scholar’s Forum’, & ‘Fertility Transition and Population Policies in Modern China: Challenges and Opportunities’, China in the Global Academic Landscape. New Horizons: Topical and Structural Challenges for 2020, December 11-12, 2014, Hanover, Germany [Oral+ Poster]

2014

Child marriage in Bangladesh: A cross-sectional examination of related policies and reproductive health, World Health Summit in Berlin 2014, October 19-22, 2014, Germany [Oral as well as Poster]

2014

Integrating Population Young adults and Health in Urban Neighbourhood in St. Roch, Laval–  2014 Summer School in Urban Health, , Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS), University of Laval, August 17-21, Québec City, Quebec, Canada

2014

Marrying early in Bangladesh: determinants and issues on reproductive health and human rights , Canadian Population Society Annual Meeting 2014, Brock University, May 28-30, 2014, Ontario, Canada [Oral]

2014

Access to Reproductive Health Care for Urban Migrant Women in Bangladesh, Canadian Population Society Annual Meeting 2014, Brock University, May 28-30, 2014, Ontario, Canada [Oral]

2014

Participated in the McGill “Global is Local” Conference, Wednesday, May 7, 2014, McGill Global Health Programs, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

2014

Socio-demographic determinants of early marriage in Bangladesh: Issues on reproductive health and rights, the Fourth Biennial Bilingual Conference of the Canadian Society for Sociology of Health, May 5-6, 2014 Montreal, QC, Canada [Oral]

2014

Participated in the 1st Annual Montreal Postdoctoral Research Day, April 15, 2014, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

2014

Childhood Mortality Dynamics in Bangladesh: trends, Patterns and Survival of Under-Five Aged Children: Stanford Workshop in Formal Demography, March 24-25, 2014, Stanford, CA, USA [Poster]

2014

Participated in the RRISIQ Event: Special Conference on Tips & Tricks on how to optimize your CV, January 29, 2014, Quebec Nursing Intervention Research , McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2013

Attended the Conference on Scholarship Ethics: Old problems, new twists, November 19, 2013, Quebec Nursing Intervention Research, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2013

Innovating Beyond the Textbook: A Conference on Learning to Teach for Graduate Students and Post-Docs, November 16, 2013, SKILLSETS, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2013

Study Protocol-Access to Reproductive Health Care for Urban Migrant Women in Bangladesh, School of Public Health, Peking University Health Science Center, October 18, 2013, Beijing, China 

2013

Reducing Health Risks for Garment Workers in Bangladesh, School of Public Health, Peking University Health Science Center, October 18, 2013, Beijing, China

2013

As an invited alumni attended the opening ceremony and the activities of the 10th Anniversary of International Cultural Festival of Peking University followed by a talk on experiences, visions and suggestions for the future of Peking University, October 19, 2013, Beijing, China

2013

International Health Professional Migration and Brain Waste: A Situation of Double-Jeopardy, 2013 Summer School in Globalization & Health Inequalities, Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS), August 19-23, 2013, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

2012

Infant and Under-Five Child Mortality Trends in Bangladesh and Developing World: A Comparative Study, International Sociological Association (ISA) Regional Conference on Social Justice, Equality and Modernization in South Asia: Nations, Regions and Beyond, Bangladesh Sociological Association, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 21-22, 2012 [Oral]

2012

Mortality and Epidemiological Transition in Bangladesh (research proposal), Population and Development: New Approaches to Enduring Global Problems, Brown International Advanced Research Institutes (BIARI), Brown University, RL, USA, June 9-23, 2012 [Oral]

2012

Sex/Gender Differentials in Mortality and Epidemiological Transition in Bangladesh, 2012 Summer Edition of the Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Programme (GHR-CAPS), UQAM, Montréal, Québec, Canada. August 21-24, 2012 [Oral] 

2011

Mortality and epidemiological transition in Bangladesh: lessons and experiences to developing countries in the new millennium, IEA World Congress of Epidemiology: Changing populations, changing diseases: Epidemiology for Tomorrow’s World, August 7-11, 2011, Edinburgh, Scotland [Poster]

2010

Under-Five Childhood Mortality and Survival Dynamics in Bangladesh in the 37th Annual International Conference on Global Health: Dateline 2010: Global Health Goals and Metrics, June 14-18, 2010, Washington, DC, USA [Poster]

2009

Women Empowerment in Bangladesh: Evidences in Bangladesh Demographic and Health Surveys, International Conference on Gender and Social Transformation: Global, Transnational and Local Realities and Perspectives, July 17-19, 2009, Beijing, China [Oral]

2009

Participated in the International Sociological Association (ISA), Committee 28 (RC 28) on Social Stratification and Mobility, May 14-16, 2009, Renmin University of China, Beijing.

2008
  • Examining the fourth stage of epidemiological transition in China: Some implications for health and health care provision, Second Ditan International Conference on Infectious Diseases, November 14-17, 2008, Beijing, China [Oral]
  • Plenary Speaker, Second Ditan International Conference on Infectious Diseases, 14-17 November, 2008, Beijing, China (Plenary Session-3, Paper-PL-006)
2008

Emergence of Avian Influenza in Bangladesh: Factors, Consequences and Policy Options, Second Ditan International Conference on Infectious Diseases, November 14-17, 2008, Beijing, China [Oral]

2008

Participated in the 5th Annual Beijing Forum 2008: Harmony of Civilization and Prosperity for All, Session-Diversity of Population, Development & Health Security, November 8-9, 2008, Peking University, Beijing, China

2008

Participated in the International Conference on Health and Development, October, 2008, Peking University, Beijing, China

2008

Prevalence, Causes and Treatment of Disability in Bangladesh: Exploring Permanent Disability from Injury in Children, The 4th China Demographic Frontiers, November 6-7, 2008, Chengdu, Sichuan, China [Oral]

2008

The Epidemiological Transition and Disability in Bangladesh, Bergen Summer Research School on Global Development Challenges, August 7-17, 2008: “Global Poverty” (C-9: ‘Disability, Illness and Poverty’), Bergen, Norway [Oral]

2008

Changes in Water Supply and Knowledge of Arsenic in Rural Bangladesh, The 10th World Congress on Environmental Health, May 11-16, 2008, Brisbane, Australia [Oral]

2008

Gender Differentials in Infant and Child Mortality in Bangladesh: Evidence from the Demographic and Health Surveys (1993-2004), February 9-12, 2008, The 9th South East Asia Regional Scientific Meeting, Dhaka, Bangladesh [Oral]

2007

Participated in the International Forum on Disability and Development and Seminar on the Research Output of the Second Sample Survey on Disability, December 10-18, 2007, Peking University, Beijing, China

2007 Mortality and Epidemiological Transition in Bangladesh: The Experiences and Lessons to Developing Countries in the New Millennium in the 7th ISA (International Sociological Association) Laboratory for PhD Students on ‘Globalization, Social Problems and Social Policy’, November 19-24, 2007, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria [Oral]
2007
  • The Demography of Ageing in Bangladesh: Prospects for the Development of the Industry for the Elderly in the 8th Asia/Oceania IAG Regional Congress of Gerontology, October 22-25, 2007, Beijing, China [Oral]
  •  Conference Panellist, The 8th Asia/Oceania IAG Regional Congress of Gerontology, October 22-25, 2007, Beijing, China (Symposium: Marketing Implications of Population Ageing in the Developing Nations)
2006

Attended the China-US Relations (joint meeting) Conference, Peking University, Beijing, 2006

2006

International Marriage in Mainland China: Trends, Prospects and Threats, Asia-Europe Conference on Culture Change and Economic Development (AECD), September 25-26, 2006, Beijing, China [Oral]

2002

Health Behaviour and Communication Issues in Bangladesh, The 17th IAHA Conference (International Association of Historians of Asia), December 18-22, 2002, Dhaka, Bangladesh [Oral]

PRESENTATIONS & ATTENDENCE IN NATIONAL MEETINGS

 2017

Gave a keynote presentation entitled- “Integration of Population and Development Issues into Plans and Polices in Bangladesh”, Knowledge Sharing Workshop for Government Officials, General Economic Division (GED),  Planning Commission of Bangladesh, December 27, 2017

 2017

Gave a keynote presentation entitled- “Necessity of Population Issues in the Development Agenda and the 8th Five Year Plan in Bangladesh”, First meeting of the Population Expert Group/ Committee at the Planning Commission of Bangladesh, December 20, 2017

2017 

Resource Person as a Discussant, Roundtable Session on "Inclusive Urban Planning", Urban Thinkers Campus (UTC), 'The Participatory and People-Centered New Urban Agenda: Voices from the grassroots people', 20-21 May 2017, Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST), Dhaka.

2017 

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Md. Kamrul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan and Mohammad Bellal Hossain. Trends and Determinants of Adolescent Motherhood in Bangladesh, The 4th National Conference on Natural Science and Technology (NCNST), March 24-25, 2017, Asian University of Women, Chittagong, Bangladesh (Theme: Public Health) [Oral]

2017

Invited Speaker, The 4th National Conference on Natural Science and Technology (NCNST), March 24-25, 2017, Asian University of Women, Chittagong, Bangladesh (Theme: Public Health)

2016

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan, Md. Kamrul Islam, and Mohammad Bellal Hossain. Trends and Determinants of Adolescent Motherhood in Bangladesh, 2016 World Population Day Seminar- ‘Investing in Young Adolescent in Bangladesh, July 30, 2016, Senate Bhabon, University of Dhaka, Organized by the Department of Population Sciences of the University of Dhaka, in cooperat4ion with the UNFPA Bangladesh [Oral]

2015

Use of reproductive health care services for urban migrant women in Bangladesh, the 2015 World Population Day Seminar- ‘Addressing the Vulnerable Population in Emergencies in Bangladesh, August 11, 2015, Senate Bhabon, University of Dhaka, Organized by the Department of Population Sciences of the University of Dhaka, in cooperat4ion with the UNFPA Bangladesh [Oral]

2015

Dissemination of Research Findings on ‘Physical Health’ of the UNFPA Bangladesh funded study entitled- ‘A Study on Elderly Population in Bangladesh’, Senate Bhabon, University of Dhaka, December 17, 2015[Oral]

2015

Patterns of Marriage and Family Formation in Bangladesh, Collaboration on Preparation of Monographs; and In-depth Analysis of Population and Housing Censuses (1991, 2001, and 2011), Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, Government of  Bangladesh.

2015

Policy Issues for Demographic Dividend: past Experience and future Prospects, A short Certificate Course for the Government Officials on Demographic Dividend in Bangladesh: Are We Prepared, Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Bangladesh, June 14, 2015

2015

Education and health services in slum areas in Bangladesh, Mainstreaming Population Issues, Climate Change and Gender Concerns into National Development Plans/Policies, April 21, 2015, Training Course on Mainstreaming Population Issues, Climate Change and Gender Concerns into National Development Plans/Policies, General Economics Division (GED) Planning Commission, Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka, in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) 

2015

Population and Development Interactions: Role of Human resources in Development, Training Course on Mainstreaming Population Issues, Climate Change and Gender Concerns into National Development Plans/Policies, General Economics Division(GED), Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Bangladesh, December 22, 2015

2015

Education and health services in slum areas in Bangladesh, Mainstreaming Population Issues, Climate Change and Gender Concerns into National Development Plans/Policies, March 4-5, 2015, Training Course on Mainstreaming Population Issues, Climate Change and Gender Concerns into National Development Plans/Policies, General Economics Division (GED) Planning Commission, Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka, in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

2015

Population: Issues and Priorities in Bangladesh, will be presented as an invited resource person in a Diploma Course for the government and non-government professionals who are working in population, reproductive health, gender and other related areas, March 13, 2015, The Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka, in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) 

2015

Policy Issues for Demographic Dividend: past Experience and future Prospects, A short Certificate Course for the Government Officials on Demographic Dividend in Bangladesh: Are We Prepared, Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Bangladesh, February 9, 2015 

2014

Population and Development Interactions: Role of Human resources in Development, Training Course on Mainstreaming Population Issues, Climate Change and Gender Concerns into National Development Plans/Policies, General Economics Division(GED),, Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Bangladesh, December 29, 2014

2013

Proposal Development, Workshop on Scientific Inquiry and Analysis, Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban, February 8-9, 2013, Organized by Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka, In co-operation with UNFPA, Bangladesh

2011

International and National Policy Principles on Reproductive and Sexual rights, Project on Making Education Gender Responsive and Preventive to HIV/AIDS, December 21, 2011, Nari Pragati Shongha, Dhaka, Bangladesh [Invited Oral]

2010

Addressing the Challenges in Population and Development: Bangladesh Scenario, presented in the Orientation Workshop for Parliament Officials on Gender, Reproductive Health, Rights & HIV/AIDS concerns integrated into National & Sectoral Plans, Bangladesh Parliament Secretariat and UNFPA, March 28-29, 2010, Dhaka, Bangladesh

 RESEARCH 

Research Discipline

Demography, Sociology

Research Areas

Population and Public Health, Health Promotion, Social Determinants of Health

Research Specialization   

Child Health, Reproductive Health, Urban Health, Health Communication, Population and Development
Research Interests

Global Health, Reproductive Health, Social Demography, Population and Development, Population and Health Policies, Research Ethics, China Studies

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: MEMBERSHIPS

  • International Union of Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)
  • Population Association of America (PAA)
  • Asian Population Association (APA)
  • Center for Health Trends and Forecasts affiliate network, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), University of Washington, USA
  • Canadian Population Society (CPS)
  • Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR)
  • International Sociological Association (ISA) & RC 41- Sociology of Population, ISA
  • Bangladesh Sociological Association (BSA)
  • Global Development Network (GDN)
  • Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI)
  • International Childhood and Youth Research Network (ICYRNet)
  • International Epidemiological Association (IEA)
  • Editorial Advisory Group Member of the Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK