• Respected Chairperson of DPSDU Dr. Md. Aminul Haque, Dr. Abu Jafar Md. Shafiul Alam Bhuiyan, Dean (Acting), Professor Dr. A K M Nurun Nabi, Founder Chairperson with the Vice-Chancellor of DU, Professor Dr. A A M S Arefin Siddique

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  • Student from 2nd batch (Hons.) receiving the 1st prize at the essay competition.

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  • Respected the Vice Chancellor of DU, Professor Dr. A A M S A, Professor Farid Uddin Ahmed Dean Faculty of Social Sciences and Chairperson of DPSDU Dr. Md. Aminul Haque

 

 Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam

Professor

Department of Population Sciences

 University of Dhaka

Room# 4046 (Cha), Arts Building (3rd Floor)

Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh

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

https://twitter.com/MMainulIslam

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam received his PhD in Demography from the Institute of Population Research, Peking University, Beijing, China in July 2009, specializing in Population Health. He got his Bachelor and Master degrees in Sociology from the University of Dhaka in 2000 and 2002, respectively. Dr. Islam completed a Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS) Postdoctoral Fellowship (May 1, 2013- October 31, 2014) at McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada. 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. Currently he is a Professor in the Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. 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 in between 2010-2014. He was awarded the ‘First Prize of Academic Excellence Award’ of Peking University in December 2008 and later he was named as ‘Nick Simons Scholar’ of the New Investigator in Global Health (NIGH) of the Global Health Council (GHC), Washington, D.C., USA in June 2010. Dr. Islam is the two times winner of One of the 10 winners (the 10 best abstracts) for the New Voices in Global Health (NVGH) program-2016 and 2014, World Health Summit (WHS) in Berlin, Germany.  Dr. Islam has been appointed ‘Academician of the Social Sciences’- the highest honor bestowed by the International Academy of Social Sciences (IASS), USA since September 2014. Dr. Islam’s 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. Dr. Islam has extensively attended and presented his research works at more than 50 international meetings and academic conferences in abroad including Austria, Australia, Canada, China, Cuba, Germany, India, Malaysia, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Spain, USA, UK, etc. He has contributed to over 35 peer-reviewed publications, including publications of research findings as first author in The Lancet and BMC Women’s Health. He has also authored and co-authored conference papers, and other publications. He frequently contributes to the reputed national daily newspapers including the bdnews24.com- the first online and widely circulated newspaper in Bangladesh (Opinion section in Bengali), The Daily Bonik Barta (www.bonikbarta.com), The Daily Star (http://www.thedailystar.net/), etc. on population, health and educational issues. Dr. Islam has authored a book (2016) entitled on Communication and Change in Health Behavior in Bangladesh: Realities at the grassroots. He is the reviewer of journals like, Asian Population Studies, Population Review, PLOS ONEBMC Public Health, BMC Women’s Health, BMC Pregnancy and Child Birth, etc. He has membership of various professional associations including the International Union of Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP), International Sociological Association (ISA), RC41 of Sociology of Population of ISA, Asian Population Association (APA), American Population Association (PAA), Canadian Coalition of Global Health Research (CCGHR), etc.

  EDUCATION & TRAINING 

Postdoctoral Fellow in Global Health ResearchIngram 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)

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

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

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

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

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

Others  

 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 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

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

 Population and Development: New Approaches to Enduring Global Problems,  Brown International Advanced Research Institute (BIARI), The Watson Institute, Brown University, June 9- 23, 2012, RI, USA

 Summer School in Sex, Gender & Global Health Research,  Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS), University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM), Montreal, Canada, 2012

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

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

 ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS 

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

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

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

Postdoctoral Fellow in Global Health Research, Ingram School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 2013-2014

Assistant Professor, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2006-2013

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

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

Lecturer, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2002-2006

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

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

  AWARDS/CREDENTIALS/ FELLOWSHIPS AWARDS

First Prize of Academic Excellence Award 2008 of Peking University (in recognition of achievements in academic study from 2005-2008), Beijing, China, 2008

Winner of New Voices in Global Health, One of the 10 winners for the New Voices in Global Health initiative 2016, World Health Summit in Berlin, October 9-11, 2016. 

https://www.worldhealthsummit.org/whs-2017/new-voices-in-global-health.html

Winner of New Voices in Global Health,  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.

Winner of Global Health Axis 2014 Photo Contest,  Réseau de recherche en santé des populations du Québec (FRSPQ)/ Québec Population Health Research Network (QPHRN),   Canada, 2014

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), 2013-2014

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, 2012

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, September 2004- July 2009

HONORS/CREDENTIALS
      Nick Simons Scholar of 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

Academician of the Social Sciences- the highest honor bestowed by the International Academy of Social Sciences (IASS), Palam Beach, Florida, USA, 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

 PUBLICATIONS

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

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

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

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

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

Mohammad Mainul Islam. 2016. Communication and Change in Health Behavior in Bangladesh: Realities at the grassroots. Dhaka: OSDER Publications, May 2016 (This book was first published as a monograph by Lambert Academic Publishing, 2011).

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

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.  URL  http://203.112.218.65/WebTestApplication/userfiles/Image/PopMonographs/Volume-13_MM.pdf

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

ডঃ মোহাম্মদ মঈনুল ইসলাম (২০১). ‘শিক্ষাসুশিক্ষা  জাতিগঠনঃ প্রেক্ষাপট বাংলাদেশ’, কলা অনুষদ পত্রিকাভলিউম সংখ্যা জুলাই ২০১১জুন ২০১২ঢাকা 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)

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

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

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)

Tehmina Ghafur, Mohammad Mainul Islam, Nazmul Alam and Mohammad Sazzad Hasan (2017). Health and Demographic Surveillance System Sites: Reflection on Global Health Research Ethics, in the BMC International Health and Human Rights ( a Special Issuesupported by the Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS), Canada (accepted)

Mohammad Mainul Islam and Tehmina Ghafur. 2016. ‘Population and Governance’ in Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy (live reference ISBN 978-3-319-20799-5, edited by Dr. Ali Farazmand (Section Editor: AKA Firowz Ahmed), Springer (accepted).

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

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 (in press)

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)

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)

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

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  URL:http://www.ifis.up.krakow.pl/studia_sociologica/images/pdf/Islam.pdf

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

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

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

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

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

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

M.M. Islam, Pei Lijun, Song Xingming and ZhengXiaoying (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  URL:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1201971209600941

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 Papers under Review/ in progress

       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.

       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.

       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.

       Mohammad Mainul Islam and Mohammad Bellal Hossain (2017). Ethics review committee approval in Bangladesh: An examination of internationally funded health and          demographic surveys

       Mohammad Mainul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan, Md. Kamrul Islam, and Mohammad Bellal Hossain. Trends and Determinants of Adolescent Motherhood in                      Bangladesh.

       Mohammad Mainul Islam, Mohammad Bellal Hossain and Md. Kamrul Islam. 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)

       Mohammad Mainul Islam, Mohammad Bellal Hossain, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan, Md. Kamrul Islam. Morbid conditions and health seeking behavior among the elderly            population in Bangladesh

      Mohammad Mainul Islam, SM Abdullah, Sayema Haque Bidisha and Rumana Haque. Factors affecting C-section delivery in Bangladesh. Mohammad Bellal Hossain,                Mohammad Sazzad Hasan, Md. Kamrul Islam, and Mohammad Mainul Islam. Active or Dependent Ageing? A Study among the Elderly Population in Bangladesh

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

মোহাম্মদ মঈনুল ইসলামবিশ্ব জনসংখ্যা দিবস ২০১৭  বাংলাদেশ-দেশের উন্নয়নকে এগিয়ে নিতে পারে ‘থ্রিডি’, বণিক বার্তাজুলাই ১১২০১৭http://epaper.bonikbarta.net/index.php?viewdate=2017-07-11

Mainul Islam (2016). Thoughts on Youth: Bangladesh Context (in Bengali) in Opinion, bdnews24.com, August 12, 2016, মঈনুল ইসলাম.যুব ভাবনাপ্রেক্ষাপট বাংলাদেশ১২ আগস্ট২০১৬http://opinion.bdnews24.com/bangla/archives/38391

মঈনুল ইসলাম. বিমানবন্দরে লাগেজ বিড়ম্বনাসম্পাদকীয়বণিক বার্তা,  ফেব্রুয়ারি ০১২০১৭http://bonikbarta.net/bangla/news/2017-02-01/

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

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 প্রধানমন্ত্রীর ‘বজায়যোগ্য’ (!) শিক্ষকবন্দনা  মর্যাদার আন্দোলনhttp://opinion.bdnews24.com/bangla/archives/34597

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

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 ইসলামশিক্ষকদের বেতন  শিক্ষার পরিবেশপ্রেক্ষিত ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়১৫ জুলাই২০১৫http://opinion.bdnews24.com/bangla/archives/29434

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

       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 MEETINGS & CONFERENCES 

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Md. Kamrul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan and Mohammad Bellal Hossain. Trends and Determinants of Adolescent Motherhood in Bangladesh, Session: Fertility at the XXVIII IUSSP International Population Conference to be held 29 October-4 November 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa. [Poster]

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Md. Kamrul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan and Mohammad Bellal Hossain. Trends and Determinants of Adolescent Motherhood in Bangladesh International Association for Adolescent Health 11th World Congress on Adolescent Health, "Investing in Adolescent Health - the Future is Now", 27-29 October, New Delhi, India

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].

Active or Dependent Ageing? A Study among the Elderly Population in Bangladesh, Ageing & Society: Sixth Interdisciplinary Conference, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, USA3-4 November 2017 [Oral]

Plenary Speaker, Panel Discussion on Population and Health in the Context of Sustainable Development Goals in the National Seminar on “Population and Health in the Context of Sustainable Development Goals”, January 11-13, 2017Bhubaneswar, Odisha, IndiaPlenary Speaker in the panel discussion and closing ceremony, IIPS (Indian Institute of Population Sciences) annual 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

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

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].

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]

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

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

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].

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. PhD, August 29, 2016

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

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]

Effects of remittances on health expenditure and types of treatment of international migrants’ households in BangladeshGlobal 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]

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]

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

Marriage before 16 or 18 years: effect of marital age on women’s educational attainment in Bangladesh, 2016 Annual Meeting of Population Association of America, Washington, D.C., March 31- 2 April, USA [Poster]

Member of the Organizing CommitteeINSEARCH 2015-International Conference on Governance in Transition: Perspectives and PracticesDecember 18-19, 2015, BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh

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

 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.

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.

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]

Use of reproductive health care services for urban migrant women in BangladeshBDI International Conference (Development and Democracy in Bangladesh: Problems and Prospects), University of California – Berkeley, November 6-8, 2015 [Oral]

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]

Use of reproductive health care services for urban migrant women in Bangladesh22nd 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

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 BangladeshThird Asian Population Association Conference, Kuala Lumpur 27-30 July 2015 [Poster]

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]

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

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]

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]

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

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]

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

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

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]

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

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]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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]

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] 

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]

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]

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]

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.

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

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)

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]

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

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

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]

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]

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]

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]

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)

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]

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

      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 

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.

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]

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)

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 BangladeshJuly 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]

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 BangladeshAugust 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]

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]

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.

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

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)

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

Child Marriage and childbearing: Issues and challenges, 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)

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)

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)

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

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

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

Maternal and Child Health in Bangladesh, 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, May 25, 2012, The Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka, in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Monitoring Poverty & Problems of Data Collection in Bangladesh, presented as an invited distinguished 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, 25 May 2012, The Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka, in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Poverty: Basic Concepts and Measurements, presented as an invited distinguished resource person in a Diploma Course for the government and non-government professionals who are working in population, reproductive health, gender and other related areas19 May 2012, The Department of Population SciencesUniversity of Dhaka, in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Poverty Reduction: A Strategy for Population Management, Training Course on Population Management and Human Resource Development for IPGNSP Project, Planning Commission, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, October-November 2011 Organized by Department of Population Sciences of the University of Dhaka in cooperation with Population Planning Wing, SEI Division, Planning Commission and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Dhaka, Bangladesh

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]

 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 

TEACHING 

Courses taught at the University of Dhaka:

Undergraduate level:

2016-2017: Population Dynamics in Bangladesh

2015-2017: Population and Health Policies and Programs in Bangladesh; Child and Youth PopulationPopulation and Development

2011-2013:  Population and DevelopmentPrinciples of Sociology (Dept. of History)Principles of Sociology & Anthropology (Dept. of History)

Graduate Level:

2016-2017: Global Health; Population Dynamics in Bangladesh

2015-2017: Introduction to Population SciencesPopulation and Development

2011: Social Science Research Methodology

2010: Principles of Population, Economy and Society

2012-2013: Population and Development Policies

2009-2013: Population and Development

2002-2004: Principles of Economy and Society

Courses taught at other Universities:

BIGD, BRAC University

Graduate Level: 2015 (Fall): Population and Development; 2015 (Summer): Health and Development

Dept. of Textile Engineering, Daffodil International University

Undergraduate Level:

2012-2013: Bangladesh Studies

Dept. of Sociology, Eden College, National University, Bangladesh

Graduate Level (2002-2003): Social Demography, Social Statistics

Courses taught-Diploma and Training Course, University of Dhaka:

2016 Training: Capacity Building on Integrating Appraisal of Population Dynamics and Deepening Understanding of Emerging Issues, Lecture: Sustainable Development and It’s Goals (1.5 Hours)

2016 Training Course on Social Science Research Methodology, Centre for Advanced Research in Social Sciences, Lecture: Types of Sampling and Determination of Sample Size, and Ethical Considerations of Research in Quantitative & Qualitative Research (2 Hours)

2015 Training: Mainstreaming Population Issues, Climate Change and Gender Concerns into National Development Plans/Policies (1.5 Hours), Lecture: Education and health services in slum areas in Bangladesh

2015 Training: Short Course for Government Officials on Demographic Dividend in Bangladesh: Are We Prepared? (1.5 Hours)Lecture: Policy Issues for Demographic Dividend: Past Experiences and Future Prospects

2015 Diploma: Population Reproductive Health, Reproductive Rights and Gender Issues (1.5 Hours)

Lecture: Population: Issues and Priorities in Bangladesh

2015 Diploma: Population Reproductive Health, Reproductive Rights and Gender Issues (1.5 Hours)

Lecture: Child Marriage and childbearing: Issues and challenges

2014 Training: Mainstreaming Population Issues, Climate Change and Gender Concerns into National Development Plans/Policies (1.5 Hours) Lecture: Population and Development Interactions: Role of Human Resources

2014 Training: Mainstreaming Population Issues, Climate Change and Gender Concerns into National Development Plans/Policies (1.5 Hours), Lecture: Population and Development Interactions: Role of Human Resources

2012 Diploma: Population Reproductive Health, Reproductive Rights and Gender Issues (4.5 Hours)

Lecture 1: Maternal and Child Health in Bangladesh,

Lecture 2: Monitoring Poverty & Problems of Data Collection in Bangladesh,

Lecture 3: Basic Concepts and Measurements of Poverty

2011 Training: Population Management and Human Resource Development (1.5 Hours)

Lecture: Poverty Reduction: A Strategy for Population Management

COURSES STUDIED  

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (2015): ‘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’

University of Bergen (2008): Disability, Illness, and Poverty: Identities on the Marginal and the Effects of Global Forces

Peking University (2005-2008): Population Health and Health Economics , Social Science Research in Reproductive Health, Methods and Application to Demographic Analysis, Research Methods in Social Sciences, Qualitative Analysis Methods, Introduction to Demography, Introduction to Population and Society, Introduction to Population and Economy, Classical Readings on Population, Business Demography, World Population, Gender Theories and Practices of Development, Selected Readings on Population

University of Dhaka (1996-2001): Introductory Sociology, Introductory Anthropology, Social Psychology, Social Structure of Bangladesh, Social Statistics, Research Methodology, Urban Sociology, Social Forestry, Sociology of Education, History of Sociological theory, Political Sociology, Peasant Society and Rural Development, Social Demography, Sociology of Poverty,  Contemporary Sociological Theory, Theories of Social Change, Problems and Issues of Development in South Asia, Advanced Research Monograph 

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

Supervisory Experience: Principal Supervisor of Graduate and Undergraduate Students including –M. Phil., M.P.S. and B.S.S. (Hon.) (project titles are enlisted below)

Knowledge of Reproductive Health among Child Married Women in Pirgachha Upazila (Undergraduate, 2016)

Utilization of Antenatal Care Services in Urban Slum of Dhaka city (Undergraduate, 2016)

Knowledge and attitudes regarding a sexually transmitted diseases, HIV/AIDS   and reproductive health among rural adolescent girls of Moheshpur Upazila in Jhenaidah District (Undergraduate, 2016)

Factors Associated with Safe Delivery Practice in Bangladesh (M. Phil., 2015-2017)

Determinants of Utilization of Antenatal Care Services in the Slum Areas of Dhaka City, Bangladesh (Undergraduate Level, 2015)

Socio-demographic factors affecting age at first Birth in Rural Areas of Jessore District: A Cross-sectional Study (Undergraduate Level, 2015)

Determinants of Utilization of Skilled Birth Attendants in Rural Bangladesh (Undergraduate Level, 2015)

Effect of Education in Delaying Age at Marriage among Girls-at Zamuna Char (Island) in Bangladesh (Graduate Level, 2011-2012)

Changes in Marriage Patterns to the Working Women of Garments Industry in Selected Area of Dhaka City (Graduate Level, 2011-2012)

Assessment of Knowledge and Consequence of Safe Motherhood to the village women in Selected Area of Kishoreganj, (Graduate Level, 2011-2012)

Effects of Socio-Economic Factors on Female Age at marriage: A Study in Selected Rural Areas in Jessore, (Graduate Level 2011-2012)

Socio-Economic Factors Affecting Contraceptive Use in Selected Areas of Bangladesh (Graduate Level,2010-2011

Determinants of Contraceptive Use among Female Garment Workers in Mohammadpur Thana of Dhaka City (Graduate Level, 2010-2011)

Impact of Goal 1 and Goal 2 of MDGs on Bawn Community of CHT Area in Bangladesh (Graduate Level, 2010-2011)

Under-Three Aged Childcare of the Working Mothers: A Study in Some Selected Areas of Dhaka City (Graduate Level, 2009-2010)

Knowledge and Practices towards Puberty and Sexual Health among the Adolescent Living in Urban Slums: A Study on Four Slums in Dhaka City (Graduate Level, 2009-2010)

Safe Abortion Practices among Hotel Based Female Sex Workers in Dhaka City (Graduate Level, 2009-2010)

Contraceptive Switching Behavior in Bangladesh: A Comparative Study of Rural and Urban Areas (Graduate Level, 2003-2004)

Under Utilization of Health Care Facilities and Service Receiver in Selected Rural and Urban Areas in Bangladesh (Graduate Level, 2003-2004)

Research Grants and Consulting

Population Health Specialist, Impact Survey on IEC/SBCC Activities Implemented by Information, Education & Motivation (IEM) Unit of DGFP, Government of Bangladesh, 2016

Demographer, Patterns of Marriage and Family in Bangladesh: Trends and Determinants, 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.

Member of the Research Team as Core Faculty, Study on Context of Child Marriage in Bangladesh, Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka ( Funded by the UNFPA, Bangladesh, 2015  http://www.dpsdu.edu.bd/images/CMDocument.pdf

Member of the Research Team as Core Faculty, Study on Elderly population in Bangladesh, Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka ( Funded by the UNFPA, Bangladesh, 2015

National Consultant for Baseline Data Analysis and Report WritingLink Up Project: Better sexual and reproductive health and rights for young people affected by HIV/AIDS and STD, conducted by HIV/AIDS Alliance Bangladesh (HASAB). Link Up is a global program designed to make a significant contribution to the integration of vital SRHR (sexual and reproductive health and rights) interventions in Bangladesh, Burma, Burundi, Ethiopia and Uganda, 2013. 

Grant Seeking Proposal Development

Developed a grant proposal entitled on ‘Reducing Health Risks for Garment Workers in Bangladesh’ to apply for prospective funding (2017-2018)

SERVICE & PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Reviewer, PLOS ONE, 2017

Reviewer, Population Review, 2017

Reviewer, Journal of Family Issues, Sage Journal, 2017

Panel member, MPhil & PhD Program, Centre for Higher Studies and Research, Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP), 2017

Member of Full Doctoral Committee, Institute of Social Studies (ISS), The Hague, NL. PhD Thesis: Reproductive Health Practices in rural Bangladesh: State, gender and ethnicity (Date of Public Defense: August 29, 2016) https://www.iss.nl/news_events/upcoming_events/events_detail/event/5060-reproductive-health-practices-in-rural-bangladesh-state-gender-and-ethnicity/

Reviewer, BMC Public Health, 2016

Reviewer, Perspectives in Social Science, a journal of the Advanced Social Science Research Center, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2016

Reviewer, BMC Women’s Health, 2016

Co-organizer, 2016 Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS) Summer School on ‘Ethical issues in global health research and interventions’, August 7-14, icddr’b, Matlab and University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (postponed due security concern), 2016

Reviewer/ member of abstract review committee, 22nd Canadian Conference on Global Health, 2015

Reviewer, Journal of Population and Development, Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2015

Reviewer, Dhaka University Journal of Development Studies, Department of Development Studies, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2015

Editor (co), The State of Bangladesh Population 2014: Child Marriage  in Bangladesh: Determinants, Consequences and Policy Implications, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2014

Reviewer, Asian Population Studies, Asia Research Institute, National University of SingaporeSingapore

Reviewer, Ethnographica Journal of Culture and Disability (EJCD),CADIN (Culture and Disability Network), Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, 2009-2014

Reviewer, GeoJournal: An International Journal of Geography-Spatially Integrated Social Sciences and Humanities, Springer, Netherlands, 2013-2014

Reviewer, Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (Humanities), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2012-2014

Reviewer, Grants for Advanced Research in Science, Ministry of Education, Government of Bangladesh

Evaluator, National Curriculum & Textbook Board Authority, Bangladesh, 2012

Editorial Associate, Perspectives in Social Science, a journal of the Advanced Social Science Research Center, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2004

Editorial Associate, The Social Science Review, a journal of the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2002-2004

 Administrative Responsibilities (University of Dhaka) 

Member of Working Committee, A Short Certificate Course for the Government Officials on Demographic Dividend in Bangladesh: Are We Prepared?, May 15-18, 2016, Organized by Department of Population Sciences of the University of Dhaka in cooperation with United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Bangladesh.

Member of Working Committee, Training Course on Capacity Building on Integrating Appraisal of Population Dynamics and Deepening Understanding of Emerging Issues, Organized by Department of Population Sciences of the University of Dhaka in cooperation with Population Planning Wing, SEI Division, Planning Commission, Government of Bangladesh and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Bangladesh, February 28- March 2, 2016 & March 13-16, 2016.

Student Advisor, Department of Population Sciences of the University of Dhaka (Since August 2, 2015-)

Faculty & Co-coordinator, Training Course on Mainstreaming Population Issues, Climate Change and Gender Concerns into National Development Plans/Policies , Organized by Department of Population Sciences of the University of Dhaka in cooperation with General Economic Division (GED), Planning Commission and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2015

Member of the Project Implementation Committee (PIC), Strengthening the Capacity of Teaching & Research Facilities at the Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka, 2015-2016

Faculty and Member of the Working Team, Short Course for Government Officials on Demographic Dividend in Bangladesh: Are We Prepared?, 2015

Member of the Syndicate, Executive Body of the University of Dhaka  (two times elected by the teachers of the university), 2010-2015

Member of the Faculty Recruitment Committees of various departments and institutes of the University of Dhaka like, Population Sciences, Women and Gender Studies, Development Studies, Health Economics, Peace and Conflict Studies, International Relations, Information Science and Library Management, etc. 2010-2013

Member, Investment Committee of the University of Dhaka, 2010-2014

MemberDhaka University Fund Generation Committee, 2011-2013

House Tutor, Zahurul Haq Hall, University of Dhaka, 2011-2013

Faculty & Course Coordinator, Working Team Member, Training Course on Population Management and Human Resource Development for IPGNSP Project, Planning Commission, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, October-November  2011 Organized by Department of Population Sciences of the University of Dhaka in cooperation with Population Planning Wing, SEI Division, Planning Commission and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2011

Assistant House Tutor, Zahurul Haq Hall, University of Dhaka, 2010-2011

Student Advisor, Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka ( responsible for advisory/mentoring activities for the graduate students), 2009-2010

Faculty & Course Coordinator, Working Team Member, 6th Training Course on Capacity Building for the Officials on Population Reproductive Health, Reproductive Rights and Gender Issues, October 2009, Organized by Department of Population Sciences of the University of Dhaka in cooperation with Population Planning Wing, SEI Division, Planning Commission and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2009 

Assistant House Tutor, Muktijodda Ziaur Rahman Hall, University of Dhaka, 2003-2004 

WORKSHOP/SEMINAR PARTICIPATIONS/ RESEARCH TRAINING ATTENDED

The Policy Seminar on Urban Health: Issues & Ways Forward at LGED Auditorium, Agargoan, Dhaka, May 21, 2017 (organized by PPRC)

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.

http://www.worldurbancampaign.org/urban-thinkers-campus-participatory-and-people-centered-new-urban-agenda-short-report-urban-thinkers

Discussant,  Preliminary sharing meeting of Policy Briefs (Labor Supply, Labor Demand, Migration Trend, and Poverty Trend) by ILO- RMMRU, January 26, 2017

Attended the 2nd SANEM Annual Economists’ Conference, 2017 on “Managing Growth

for Social Inclusion” held on Saturday-Sunday, February 18-19, 2017 at BRAC Centre Inn, 75, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh

National Conference on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights 2016, May 3-5, 2016, Bangla Academy Auditorium, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Policy Dialogue on the Level of Integration of Population Dynamics Issues in the 7th Five Year Plan Document for 2016-2021), December 13, 2015, NEC Conference Room, Shere-e- Bangla Nagar, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Sector Expert Round Table on Population & Demography, The Copenhagen Consensus and BRAC’s research and Evaluation Division, June 18, 2015, BRAC Centre INN, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Stakeholder Consultation meeting on population Policy and Data for Development to design UNFPA’s Bangladesh Country Programme (2017-2021), October 11, 2015 at BICC, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Panellist, Mayer Hashi –II, PY 3 Workplan Development Workshop, understanding the LARC and PM performance dynamics, August 9, 2015, Apparel Club, BGMEA Building, Karwan Bazar, Dhaka, Bangladesh

GHR-CAPS (Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program) Monthly Seminars, University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM), Montreal, Canada, 2012-2014

Global Health Seminar, Grand Challenges Canada: history, progress and opportunities, October 1, 2014, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Social Statistics and Population Dynamics Seminar, September 17, 2014, Center on Population Dynamics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Grant Wring Training Session, Centre on Population Dynamics (CPD) & Institute of Health and Social Policy ( IHSP), McGill University, September 3, 2014, Montreal, Canada

Workshop on ‘Of the Atelier Systems Dynamics’, Santé CAP's Summer School 2014, Quebec City, August 22-24, 2014, Quebec, Canada

Stanford Workshop in Formal Demography, March 24-25, 2014, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA

QAEP Workshop on Seldom Heard: the Perspectives of Clinical Research Participants, March 12, 2014, Research Ethics Office- Quality Assurance & Education Program, McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), Montreal, Quebec, Canada

QAEP Workshop on Informed Consent: the Process with Children and their Parents, February 11, 2014, Research Ethics Office- Quality Assurance & Education Program, McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), Montreal, Quebec, Canada

QAEP Workshop on Research in an Electronic Age, February 6, 2014, Research Ethics Office- Quality Assurance & Education Program, McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), Montreal, Quebec, Canada

SKILLSETS Workshop on MyResearch – Module 4: Getting Your Research Output , February 5, 2014, Teaching and Learning Services, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

SKILLSETS Workshop on MyResearch – Module 3: Search Strategies & Techniques, January 29, 2014, Teaching and Learning Services, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Workshop on Safer Spaces: Understanding Discrimination,  January 15, 2014, McGill Social Equity and Diversity Education Services, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

SKILLSETS  Workshop on Ethical Issues in Qualitative Research,12 November 2013, Teaching and Learning Services, McGill University/ McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

SKILLSETS Workshop on MyResearch- Module 2: Graduate Tool Kit, October 10, 2013, Teaching and Learning Services, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

      SKILLSETS Workshop on MyResearch- Module 1: Endnote Essentials, October 3, 2013, Teaching and Learning Services, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

QAEP Workshop on Communicating with Research Participants: A Personal approach, September 26, 2013, Research Ethics Office- Quality Assurance & Education Program, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Workshop on Human Biomedical Research Ethics: Guiding You in the Right Direction, September 23, 2013, Teaching and Learning Services, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

QAEP Workshop on Informed Consent: The Document, September 12, 2013, Research Ethics Office- Quality Assurance & Education Program, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada 

QAEP Workshop on Beginning in Research Ethics? Guiding You in the Right, September 11, 2013, Research Ethics Office- Quality Assurance & Education Program, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

MEDIA COVERAGES

Broadcast Interviews 

      চীনের জনসংখ্যা নীতি প্রণয়নের পাশাপাশি সাধারণ পরিসেবার মানও উন্নীত হচ্ছেঃ ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের সহযোগী অধ্যাপক মোহাম্মদ মঈনুল ইসলাম, 2017                                                      

      http://bengali.cri.cn/1101/2017/03/15/41s171636.htm 【老外谈】孟加拉国学者:中国的计划生育政策发挥了重要作2017 http://news.cri.cn/20170315/7c1a1f32-79ba-              d057-8d06-3069861d5a35.html

Interviewed with the Deepto Television on ‘Population health risk due to road constriction in urban city in Bangladesh, December 19, 2016 (will be aired on December, 2016, News Hours), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Interviewed with the Bangla Vision Television on ‘Population Growth and Fertility in Bangladesh, November 29, 2016 (will be aired on December, 2016, News Hours), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Interviewed with the INDEPENDENT Television on ‘Urban floating population in Bangladesh, November 28, 2016 (aired on December 1, 2016, News Hours), Dhaka, Bangladesh https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XeE28RlPuHQ

Interviewed with the Jamuna Television  on Youth, Demographic Dividend and Unemployment Population in Bangladesh, October 25, 2016 ( aired on November 1, 2016, News Hours), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Attended a recorded talk show of Jukti, Tokko O Golpo on ‘Blessings or Course as Bangladesh Population’ with the DeshTV, July 1, 2016, Dhaka, Bangladesh (aired on July 6, 2016 at 8 p.m.- 9.00 p.m.)

Interviewed with Radio Toady, FM 89.6, for the program of Better Health, Better Lives, on Population Day 2016, Aired on June 28, 2016, 2.15 p.m.-2.45 p.m. 

Interviewed with the BBC Bangla Radio on commentary on Increased Number of Hindu Population in Bangladesh, June 23, 2016 (aired on 7.30 p.m. and 10.30 p.m.). http://www.bbc.com/bengali/news/2016/06/160623_bangladesh_hindu_population_rise_

Interviewed with the China Radio International- CRI Bangla, May 28, 2016, Beijing, China. Talked about child marriage, demographic dividend, migration, reproductive health, ageing, urbanization, family change. Also talked about future cooperation between China and Bangladesh on population issues. http://bengali.cri.cn/1101/2016/06/03/41s165326.htm  

Interviewed with Bangladesh Television (BTV) for commentary on ‘Demographic Dividend in Bangladesh’, May 18, 2016, Dhaka, Bangladesh (aired on May 24, 2016 at 2 p.m. and all the news of the day.

Attended live talk show (ShojaKotha) with the Desh TV on Bangladesh population policy, July 12, 2015, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Interviewed with Somoy Television for commentary on population in Bangladesh on the eve of world population day, Aired on July 11, 2015     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vvgx4RsE6Xs

Interviewed with Radio Toady, FM 89.6, for the program of Better Health, Better Lives, Episode 44: Street Children & Health In The Slums, Aired on January 13, 2015http://www.radiotodaybd.fm/upload/audio/article/815944_BHBL_PACK44.mp3

Interviewed with Ekattor Television for commentary on population, migration and urbanization in Dhaka City, November 27, 2014, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Attended a Live Talk Show (Ghor, Mon Janala) with GTV on Teacher-Students Relationship, November 22, 2012, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Interviewed with Diganta Telivision on the program ‘Round World Up’ (global affairs), March 26, 2012 (aired on March 27, 2012 at 4.30 p.m.), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Attended a live Talk Show (Shamprotik) with the Machranga Television on Population Explosion (on the eve of World Population at 7 Billion), November 2, 2011 (aired on November 2-3, 2011), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Several times interviewed with China Radio International (CRI)-Bangla, Beijing, China, 2005-2009

Text Interviews

Commentary on a news of the eve of World Population Day 2017, Daily Jay Jay Din, July 11, 2017 (নিয়ন্ত্রণ কার্যক্রমে ভাটাদেশে জ্যামিতিক হারে বাড়ছে মানুষ)

http://www.jaijaidinbd.com/?view=details&archiev=yes&arch_date=11-07-2017&type=single&pub_no=1953&cat_id=1&menu_id=13&news_type_id=1&news_id=298692

Commentary on ‘Urban poor working people living in Dhaka City (রাজধানীতে দরিদ্র কর্মজীবী মানুষের মানবেতর জীবন ), The Daily Jugantor, November 12, 2016.

http://www.jugantor.com/city-news/2016/11/12/76162/print

Interviewed with PKU News Letter, Peking University, Beijing, China, May 27, 2016.

‘Faces and Voices in the Crowd’, p.56, World Health Summit 2015 Yearbook, Berlin, Germany, 2015

Commentary on Continued increasing floating population in Bangladesh ( ঢাকায় ভাসমান মানুষের সংখ্যা বেড়েই চলছে), Daily Janakantha, April 18, 2015 http://www.dailyjanakantha.com/?p=details&csl=117808

Commentary on ‘Dhaka leaving working people’ (in Bengali):ঢাকা ছাড়ছেন সল্প আয়ের মানুষমানবজমিন (Daily Manbzamin), February 6, 2015 (also available at: http://probasnews24.com/2015/02/25/5361/)

‘Thousands keep coming for  a better life’ in The Independent, January 18, 2013, Dhaka, Bangladesh

      Commentary on Private University Education in Bangladesh, December 13, 2012, Daily Jay Jay Din, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Commentary on Population Policy, Family Planning in Bangladesh, (in Bengali): ‘ঠেকানো যাচ্ছে না জনবিস্ফোরণদৈনিক  বাংলদেশ প্রতিদিন (Daily Bangladesh Protidin),In web snapshot of the page as it appeared on April 10, 2014 18:35:49 GMT

‘Volunteer’s smile is the best card in Peking University’ (in Chinese) in Cooperation and communication, February 1, 2007, Beijing, China

‘Xiao Ma Ge (in Chinese)’, Peking University Youth, October 15, 2007, Beijing, China 

‘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, Beijing, China)

Web News

Research article entitled on- 'Use of reproductive health care services among urban migrant women in Bangladesh' published in the BMC Women's Health (2016) has been chosen as a suggested Pre-Readings for the 4th ANNUAL STATE OF GLOBAL HEALTH SYMPOSIUM, 2017, Harvard University. 

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

IIPS, NCDS organised the IIPS National Seminar 2017 on Population, Health in Context of Sustainable Development Goals, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India 

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

Challenges of demography discussed, 2017 

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

The New Voices in Global Health (NVGH) 2016, 2017

https://www.worldhealthsummit.org/whs-2017/new-voices-in-global-health.html 

https://www.worldhealthsummit.org/fileadmin/downloads/2016/WHS/Docs/NVGH/Mohammad_Mainul_Islam_WHS_Poster.pdf

留学生校友马伊努发表动人口讲  2013, http://www.oir.pku.edu.cn/Item/5483.aspx

第十届国际文化节专题报道】留学生校友沙龙成功举行 2013, http://www.oir.pku.edu.cn/Item/5480.aspx

北京大学来留学生校友沙成功, 2013 http://www.csc.edu.cn/Laihua/newsdetailen.aspx?cid=48&id=2936

NEOUCOM MagazineNortheast Ohio Medical University, Medical student named to New Investigators in Global Health program, 2011

http://www.neomed.edu/officesanddirectory/prmarketing/publications/pdfs/neoucom_mag_winter11.pdf

2010 Nick Simons Scholar of the New Investigators in Global Health & First Prize of Academic Excellence Award of Peking University goes to DR.MOHAMMAD MAINUL ISLAM , 2010 http://www.du.ac.bd/DownLoads/LATESTNEWS/dr_mainul.pdf

বিশ্ব স্বাস্থ্যে সেরা উদ্ভাবকক্যাম্পাসদৈনিক কালের কণ্ঠ, অগাস্ট ২০১০/ Daily Kalerkantho, 3 August 2010 http://www.kalerkantho.com/print_edition/?view=details&archiev=yes&arch_date=08-08-2010&feature

My Love for Peking University: A Glimpse across the World, 7 April 2010, PKU and the World, Office of International Relations of Peking University

http://www.oir.pku.edu.cn/Item/3304.aspx

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

International Union of Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)

Population Association of America (PAA)

Asian Population Association (APA)

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)

    REFERENCES
(available upon requests)