অধ্যাপক  ড. মোহাম্মদ মঈনুল ইসলাম

Professor Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam

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

Department of Population Sciences

UNIVERSITY OF DHAKA

Room # 4050, Arts Building (3rd Floor)

Dhaka-1000, BANGLADESH

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BIOGRAPHY

Professor Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam received his PhD in Demography from the Institute of Population Research at Peking University, China, specializing in Population Health in July 2009. Dr. Islam completed a Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS) Postdoctoral Fellowship at McGill University, Canada, between 2013 and 2014. He also got his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Sociology from the University of Dhaka. He is an Ex-Cadet of Mirzapur Cadet College, Tangail. He got training at the Johns Hopkins Fall Institute at Barcelona, Stanford University, Brown University, and the University of Bergen.He was awarded the First Prize of Academic Excellence Award 2018 of Peking University, China 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 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 population and development, reproductive health, child health, urban health, health communication, global health and social demography. He has contributed to over 50 peer-reviewed publications including publications of research findings as first author in The Lancet, Lancet Global Health, Journal of Global Health, PloS ONE, BMC Women’s Health, Journal of Population and Social Studies. Professor Islam has attended and presented his research works at more than 100 international meetings and academic conferences around the world. He was invited keynote and invited plenary speakers of various international and national scientific meetings. Professor Islam has the professional involvements in various associations including International Union of Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP), Population Association of America (PAA), International Sociological Association (ISA), International Society of Global Health (ISoGH), etc.

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS/ PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

Title

Organization

Location

From Date

To Date

Project Director

Strengthening the Capacity of Teaching and Research Facilities at the Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka

Dhaka

31-08-2018

Currently Working

Chairman

Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka

Dhaka

11-03-2018

Currently Working

Professor

Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dhaka

12-07-2017

Currently Working

Adjunct Faculty

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

Dhaka

01-01-2015

31-12-2015

Postdoctoral Fellow in Global Health Research

Ingram School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Montreal, Canada

01-05-2013

31-10-2014

Assistant Professor (Part-Time)

Department of Textile Engineering, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, Daffodil International University (DIU), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dhaka

01-01-2012

31-12-2012

Part-Time Faculty

Department of History, Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dhaka

01-01-2009

31-12-2013

Assistant Professor

Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dhaka

28-07-2006

15-02-2013

Part-Time Faculty

Department of History, Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dhaka

01-01-2003

31-12-2004

Lecturer

Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dhaka

24-09-2002

27-07-2006

Guest Lecturer

Department of Sociology, Eden Women University College, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dhaka

01-01-2002

31-12-2003

EDUCATION & TRAINING

  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Global Health Research, Ingram School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada under the GHR-CAPSo
    • Research Project: Use of Reproductive Health Care Services of Urban Migrant Women in Bangladesh (2013-2014) (Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program)
  • Ph.D.  in Demography (Population Health), Institute of Population Research, Peking University, Beijing, China (2005-2009)o   
    • 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)
  • 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 
  • 2013 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

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, New Voices in Global Health (NVGH), 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 (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

Book

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

Book Section /Report

  1. Mohammad Mainul Islam (Co-author) "Report on Ageing in Asia (Upcoming)." Population Division, The U.S. Census Bureau, 2022 .View More
  2. Islam, M and Hossain, M "Survey on Population Ageing in Bangladesh (Upcoming)." Encyclopaedia of Gerontology and Population Aging. Springer Nature, 2021 .
  3. Mohammad Mainul Islam, Mohamad Bellal Hosain and Shafayat Sultan "The impact of COVID-19 on older persons, Bangladesh analytical brief (Report)." UNFPA-HelpAge International regional initiative to monitor the situation of older persons in the Asia Pacific in light of the COVID-19 pandemic (Report). 2020 .View More
  4. Mohammad Mainul Islam "Integration of Population and Development Issues into Plans and Polices (Chapter)." Integration of Population and Development Issues into Plans and Polices (Monograph). Bangladesh Monograph 5, Population Management Issues, General Economic Division (GED), Planning Commission, 2019 9-31 .
  5. Mohammad Mainul Islam (Co-author) "Study on Older Population in Bangladesh (Report)." Study on Older Population in Bangladesh. Dhaka: Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka and UNFPA, Bangladesh, 2019 .
  6. Mohammad Mainul Islam (Co-author) "Gender-Biased Sex Selection in Bangladesh: Exploring Causes and Consequences (Report)." Gender-Biased Sex Selection in Bangladesh: Exploring Causes and Consequences. Dhaka: Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka and UNFPA Bangladesh, 2019 .View More
  7. Mohammad Mainul Islam (Co-author) "Context of Child Marriage and Its Implications in Bangladesh (Report)." Context of Child Marriage and Its Implications in Bangladesh. Dhaka: Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka, 2017 .View More
  8. Mohammad Mainul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan, Mohammad Bellal Hossain and Tehmina Ghafur "The Prevalence and Determinants of Remarriage in Bangladesh." Divorce, Separation, and Remarriage: The Transformation of Family. Emerald Publishing, 2016 . View More
  9. Islam, Mohammad Mainul "Childhood Mortality Dynamics in Bangladesh: Trends, Patterns and Survival of Under-Five Aged Children." Abstracts of Dissertations, International Sociological Association (ISA). International Sociological Association (ISA) Madrid: International Sociological Association (ISA), 2014 .View More

  10. Mohammad Mainul Islam, Mohammad Bellal Hossain and Tehmina Ghafur "Conclusions and Recommendations (Chapter 7)." the State of Bangladesh Population Report 2014 : Child Marriage in Bangladesh: Determinants. Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka, 2014 . View More
  11. Tehmina Ghafur, Mohammad Bellal Hossain and Mohammad Mainul Islam "Overview and Introduction (Chapter 1)." the State of Bangladesh Population Report 2014 : Child Marriage in Bangladesh: Determinants. Dhaka: Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka, 2014 . View More
  12. Mohammad Bellal Hossain, Tehmina Ghafur and Mohammad Mainul Islam (Edited) "State of Bangladesh Population Report 2014 : Child Marriage in Bangladesh: Determinants (Report)." Child Marriage in Bangladesh: Determinants (Report). Dhaka: Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka, 2014 . View More
  13. Mohammad Mainul Islam "孟加拉]马伊努:北大,不了情." 燕园流云 (Yan Yuan Liu Yun). Peking University Press, 2010 . View More
  14. Xiaoying, Zheng, Lihua Pang, Gong Chen, Yubo Liu, Lei Zhang, Mohammad Mainul Islam, Yan Lin and Haitai Wang "Investing in Human Capital for Economic Development in China." Human Capital and Educational Demand in China: 2000-2030. Singapore, USA and UK:: World Scientific Publishing Co. Press Ltd, 2010 105-122 . View More
  15. Mohammad Mainul Islam 马伊努 "北大,不了情." 燕园流云 (Yan Yuan Liu Yun). Peking University Press 2010 326-329 .
Journal Article 
  1. Bidisha, Sayema Haque, SM Abdullah, Selina Siddiqua and Mohammad Mainul Islam : How does Dependency Ratio affect Economic Growth in the long run? Evidence from Selected Asian Countries, The Journal of Developing Areas , vol.54 , no.2 , pp.47-60 , 2020 . View More
  2. Mohammad Mainul Islam and Mohammad Bellal Hossain : Ethical review process in Bangladesh: Experiences of internationally funded health and demographic surveys, Demography India , vol.49 , no.1 , pp.152-158 , 2020 . View More
  3. Tehmina Ghafur, Mohammad Mainul Islam, Nazmul Alam and Mohammad Sazzad Hasan : Health and Demographic Surveillance System Sites: Reflection on Global Health Research Ethics, Journal of Population and Social Studies (JPSS) , vol.28 , no.3 , pp.265-275 , 2020 . View More
  4. Mohammad Mainul Islam and MD. Yeasir Yunus : Rohingya refugees at high risk of COVID-19 in Bangladesh,, The Lancet Global Health , vol.8 , no.8 , pp.e993-e994 , 2020 . View More
  5. Bidisha, Sayema Haque, SM Abdullah and Mohammad Mainul Islam : Is there any Long Run Relationship between Dependency Ratio and Economic Growth? Evidences from Bangladesh, Demography India , vol.48 , no.2 , pp.105-120 , 2019 . View More
  6. Mohammad Mainul Islam, Md. Zakiul Alam, Sayema Haque Bidisha and S M Abdullah : Caesarean Section Delivery in Bangladesh, Journal of Bangladesh Studies (JBS) , vol.21 , no.2 , 2019 . View More
  7. Islam M : Use of Reproductive Health Care Services among Urban Slum Women in Bangladesh, European Journal of Public Health , vol.28 , no.suppl_1 , 2018 . View More
  8. Mohammad Mainul Islam and Tasmiah Nuzhath : Health risks of Rohingya refugee population in Bangladesh: A call for global attention, Journal of Global Health , vol.8 , no.2 , pp.10.7189/jogh.08.020309 , 2018 . View More
  9. Islam MM, Islam MK, Hasan MS and Hossain MB : Adolescent motherhood in Bangladesh: Trends and determinants, PloS ONE , vol.12 , no.11 , pp.e0188294 , 2017 . View More
  10. Mohammad Mainul Islam and Anita J. Gagnon : Use of reproductive health care services among urban migrant women in Bangladesh, BMC Women’s Health.2016 , vol.16 , no.15 , pp.10.1186/s12905-016-0296-4 , 2016 . View More
  11. 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) , vol.24 , no.2 , 2016 . View More
  12. Alam, N., Merry, L., Mainul Islam, M., Cortijo and C. : International Health Professional Migration and Brain Waste: A Situation of Double-Jeopardy, Open Journal of Preventive Medicine , vol.5 , pp.128-131 , 2015 . View More
  13. Mohammad M. Islam and Anita J. Gagnon : Child marriage-related policies and reproductive health in Bangladesh: a cross-sectional analysis, The Lancet , vol.5384 , no.10.1016/S0140-6736 (14)61871-7 , pp.S8 , 2014 . View More
  14. Mohammad Mainul Islam : Differentials in Under-Five Aged Childhood Mortality in Bangladesh by Demographic Determinants: A Review of Demographic and Health Surveys, The Dhaka University Studies, Part-D , vol.30 , no.1 , pp.49-58 , 2013 .
  15. Mohammad Mainul Islam : Achieving MDG 4: Is Bangladesh on the right track?, Arts Faculty Journal , vol.5 , no.7 , pp.155-160 , 2013 .
  16. Mohammad Mainul Islam and Sayema Haque Bidisha : Population and Development Issues in Bangladesh, The Dhaka University Studies , vol.68 , no.1 , pp.43-68 , 2013 . View More
  17. Mohammad Mainul Islam and Jufen Liu : Cross-cultural Marriage in Mainland China: Trends, Prospects and Challenges, The Studia Sociologica IV: Borderlands: cultures, enclaves, epochs , vol.116 , pp.122-133 , 2012 . View More
  18. Mohammad Mainul Islam : Trends, Patterns and Socioeconomic Differentials in Under-Five Aged Childhood Mortality in Bangladesh, The Dhaka University Studies , vol.67 , no.2 , 2012 .
  19. ডঃ মোহাম্মদ মঈনুল ইসলাম : ‘শিক্ষা, সুশিক্ষা জাতিগঠনঃ প্রেক্ষাপট বাংলাদেশ’, কলা অনুষদ পত্রিকা , vol.5 , no.7 , pp.49-58 , 2012 .
  20. M. Islam : Mortality and epidemiological transition in Bangladesh: lessons and experiences to developing countries in the new millennium, Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health , vol.65 , pp.116 , 2011 . View More
  21. Xiaoying, Zheng, Lihua Pang, Mohammad Mainul Islam, Pang Lihua, Chen Gong and Zheng Xiaoying : A Review of Ma Yinchu on Chinese Population, Society and Change , vol.15 , no.2 Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Co. Press Ltd , pp.28-38 , 2011 . View More
  22. Mohammad Mainul Islam : The Development of Population Policies and Consequences in China: A Review from the Perspective of Fertility, Society and Change , vol.4 , no.2 , pp.7-26 , 2010 . View More
  23. M. Islam : Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, Transmission and Prevention Methods in Bangladesh, International Journal of Infectious Diseases , vol.14 , pp.S77 , 2010 . View More
  24. M.M. Islam : HIV/AIDS and communication for Behaviour change in rural Bangladesh, International Journal of Infectious Diseases , vol.12 , no.3 , pp.S71 , 2008 .
  25. M.M. Islam : Emergence of avian influenza in Bangladesh: Factors, consequences and policy options, International Journal of Infectious Diseases , vol.12 , no.3 , pp.S46 , 2008 . View More
  26. Mohammad Mainul Islam : Gender Differentials in Infant and Child Mortality in Bangladesh: Evidence from the Demographic and Health Surveys (1993-2004), Society and Change , vol.11 , no.3 , pp.27-42 , 2008 . View More
  27. M.M. Islam, Pei Lijun, Song Xingming and Zheng Xiaoying : Examining the fourth stage of epidemiological transition in China: Some implications for health and health care provision, International Journal of Infectious Diseases , vol.12 , no.Supplement 3 , pp.S33 , 2008 . View More
  28. M.M. Islam, Pei Lijun, Song Xingming and Zheng Xiaoying : 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, International Journal of Infectious Diseases , vol.12 , no.3 , pp.P.S33 , 2008 . View More
  29. Mohammad Mainul Islam : Trends and Patterns of Mortality in China, Japan and India: A Comparative Analysis, The Social Sciences , vol.1 , no.2 , pp.149-153 , 2006 . View More
  30. Mohammad Mainul Islam : Grassroots Views on Health Practices, Changes in Health Behavior and Policy Means for Health Communication in Bangladesh, Bangladesh Sociological Studies: A Journal of BISR , vol.1 , no.1 , pp.49-60 , 2005 . View More
  31. Mohammad Mainul Islam : Problems and Issues of Health Policy and Health Communication in Bangladesh, Social Science Review , vol.20 , no.1 , pp.157-166 , 2003 .
  32. Mohammad Mainul Islam : The Perspectives and Issues in Health Communication, Social Science Review , vol.19 , no.2 , pp.141-150 , 2002 .
Conference Proceedings
  1. Mohammad Mainul Islam, Sayema Haque Bidisha and Israt Jahan "Effects of remittances on health expenditure and types of treatment of international migrants’ households in Bangladesh." World Health Summit 2016 Berlin: World Health Summit WHS Foundation GmbH c/o Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, 2016 . View More
  2. Mohammad Mainul Islam and Anita. J. Gagnon "Marrying too Young: A Silent Reproductive and Human Rights Issue in Bangladesh." 20th IEA World Congress of Epidemiology, 17-21 August 2014 Anchorage, Alaska, USA: 2014 . View More
  3. Mohammad Mainul Islam and Zheng Xiaoying "Changes in Water Supply and Knowledge of Arsenic in Rural Bangladesh." 10th World Congress on Environmental Health, 11-16 May, 2008 Brisbane, Australia: 2008 .
  4. Mohammad Mainul Islam "The Demography of Ageing in Bangladesh: Prospects for the Development of the Industry for the Elderly in Bangladesh." 8th Asia/Oceania IAG Regional Congress of Gerontology, P. 21, October 22-25, 2007 , pp. P.21. Beijing: 2007 .
  5. Mohammad Mainul Islam "Health Behaviour and Communication Issues in Bangladesh." 17th IAHA Conference (International Association of Historians of Asia) , pp. 361-373. Dhaka: 2004 .
Invited Talks
1

Impact on COVID-19 and vulnerability in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, Session 1, MSF Scientific Days-Asia 2020, November 18-19, 2020. https://www.msfindia.in/msf-scientific-days-asia-2020-agenda/ [Invited Panelist]

2

Policy Dialogue on Policy Brief of “Devising strategies and actions to attain 3 Commitments of Bangladesh Government to ICPD25 towards 03 Zeros, November 12, 2020, General Economic Division (GED), Planning Commission (Invited Discussant),

3

A Review on the Integration of Population Diversity and Development into the 8th Five Year Plan (2021-2025), Policy Dialogue, October 19, 2020, General Economic Division, Ministry of Planning, Government of Bangladesh [Invited Invited Keynote Presenter]

4

South Asia after the Pandemic: How will COVID-19 transform the ICPD 25 development agenda and SDGs? October 17, 2020, Two Days International Webinar on Environment, Population and Development: Challenges and Opportunities, 17 and 18th October, 2020, Dept. of Geography, Malhdha Women’s College, West Bengal, India [Invited Resource Person/Speaker]

5

State of Population Data and Development Agenda in Bangladesh: Adolescents, Youth and Family Planning, Bangladesh 5th National Youth Conference on Family Planning. October 16-17, 2020 (Parallel Session: Data Advocacy for Adolescents and Youth, October 16, 2020) [Invited Panellist]

6

South Asia in the Demographic And Democratic Transition: Challenges and Prospects, an International Webinar-State of Democracy in Asia: Experiences and Expectations, August 13-14, 2020 [Keynote Speaker]

7

‘Defying the harmful practices that undermine equality in women and girls in COVID 19-pandemic and shadow pandemic in Bangladesh’, DPSDU-UNFPA Bangladesh Webinar on World Population Day 2020 and Releasing the Report on State of World Population 2020, July 11, 2020 [Keynote Presenter]

8

‘Harnessing the Demographic Dividend: A Matter of Urgent Action in Bangladesh’, Orientation Workshop on Unfinished Agenda of the ICPD: Accelerating the Promise, December 29, 2019 under the Strengthening Parliament’s Capacity in Population and Development Issues (SPCPD) project, Jointly Organized by The Bangladesh Parliament Secretariat and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) [Keynote Presenter]

9

‘Harnessing the Demographic Dividend: A Matter of Urgent Action in Bangladesh’, The Bangladesh Parliament Secretariat and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), December 29, 2019 under the Strengthening Parliament’s Capacity in Population and Development Issues (SPCPD) project). [Invited presentation]

10

Invited Discussant for Technical Session 4 on “Urbanization and Social Change”, 2019 BIDS Research Almanac on December 2, 2019 at La Vita Hall, Lakeshore Hotel, Gulshan 2

11

Invited presentation entitled ‘Harnessing the Demographic Dividend: A Matter of Urgent Action in Bangladesh, Organized by 6th Meeting of Population Dynamics and Youth Development Sub-committee, BAPPD, The Bangladesh Parliament Secretariat and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), November 26, 2019 under the Strengthening Parliament’s Capacity in Population and Development Issues (SPCPD) project

12

Child Marriage: A Challenge to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Invited Lecture at the Reading Club of the Department of Sociology, Peking University, Beijing, China, November 4, 2019 [ Invited]

13

Achieving Demographic Dividend in Bangladesh: Lessons from China, Invited Lecture at the Institute of Population Research, Peking University, Beijing, China, November 4, 2019 [Invited]

14

Child Marriage: A Challenge to Ensure Gender Equality and Women Empowerment , “Women’s Initiative and Development over the Course of Civilization”, Beijing Forum 2019: “The Changing World and the Future of Humankind”, November 1-3, 2019, Peking University, Beijing, China [Invited Panellist]

15

Presemtation on Key Findings of Bangladesh Population Situation Analysis, UNFPA Bangladesh, Stakeholder Consultation Meeting on PSA, 23 October 2019, IDB Bhaban, Agargoan, Dhaka

16

Panel Discussant, "Integrating the APMD and the SDGs" on 25 September from 11:30-12:30, ICPD25 Commemorative Event on 25 September 2019, the United Nations Conference Center in Bangkok, Thailand [ Invited Panellist]

17

State of Population Data in Bangladesh, Expert Group Meeting on Monitoring Implementation of the Asian and Pacific Ministerial Declaration on Population and Development, UNCC, Bangkok, Thailand, 23-24 September 2019 [Invited Panellist]

18

Keynote presentation on ‘Realizing the Unfinished Agenda of ICPD in Bangladesh’ at the ‘Expert Group Meeting on Realizing the Unfinished Agenda of ICPD in Bangladesh, The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25: Accelerating the Promise, organized by the Bangladesh Parliament Secretariat and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), September 18, 2019

19

Keynote presentation on ‘Population Dynamics and Its Management in Bangladesh’, at the ‘Workshop on Changing Population Dynamics and its Management, Organized by Bangladesh Parliament Secretariat and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), August 22, 2019 under the Strengthening Parliament’s Capacity in Population and Development Issues (SPCPD) project

20

Keynote presentation on ‘ICPD 25: Achievements, Challenges and the Way Forward for Bangladesh’, at the ‘Expert Group Meeting on Realizing the Unfinished Agenda of ICPD in Bangladesh: Key Recommendations for Accelerating Change and Achieving the SDGs, organized by The Daily Star and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), July 21, 2019

21

Necessity and Integration of Population and Development Issues into Plan and Policies: The Case of Bangladesh, The Second Asian Conference on Population and Development (ACPD), June 7-9, 2019, Hangzhou, China [Keynote Speaker]

22

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2019) gave a presentation on Programs and lessons learnt of the Country programme Outcome 4 (Population Dynamics), 2018 Progress Review Meeting, UNFPA 9th Country Programme (2017-2020), Jointly organized by the Economic Relations Division (ERD) of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and the UNFPA Bangladesh, April 29, 2019

23

Invited presentation to the Programme Staff of United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Bangladesh in Dhaka and Cox’s Bazar on- ‘Mid-Term Review of the Asian and Pacific Ministerial Declaration on Population and Development, 2018’ and ‘ICPD Beyond 2014 in Bangladesh’ as an ‘Invited Speaker’, January 28, 2019, IDB Bhabon, Agargoan, Dhaka

24

Invited lecture entitled-‘Demographic Dividend, Population Dynamics and FP Program’, Training on Demographic Analysis and Monitoring and Supervision of FP-MCH program, January 26-28, 2019, January 21, 2019, Conference Room, Divisional Director’s Office of Family Planning, Azimpur, Dhaka, Dhaka

25

Invited lecture entitled-‘Demographic Dividend and Adolescent Health in Bangladesh’, SBCC training for the Officials of DGFP (that includes PM, DPM at HQ level and UFPO and MOMCH-FP from field), January 21, 2019, Conference Room, IEM unit (6th floor), DGFP, Karwanbazar, Dhaka

26

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2018) gave a Keynote presentation entitled- ‘Child Marriage: A Challenge to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals in Bangladesh’ in a National Seminar on Ending Child Marriage Critical to Achieving SDGs, Organized by the Population Services and Training Center (PSTC) along with its partners DSK, RHSTEP and BBC Media Action, November 15, 2018 at Lake Shore Hotel, Gulshan, Dhaka

27

Invited LIFE TALK entitled- ‘Destiny and motivation to choose’ to the young cadets at the Mirzapur Cadet College (MCC), Tangail, November 8, 2018 in a career counselling and motivational program

28

Age Structure Transition and Demographic Dividend in Bangladesh’, International Conference on Population and Development of Asian Developing Countries, August 7-9, 2018, Kunming, China [Keynote Plenary Speaker]

29

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), February 17-18, 2018, BRAC Centre Inn, Mohakhali, Dhaka

30

Ad an invited Panellist attended a seminar on “Role of private sector to meet the SRHR needs and priority of RMG sector”, November 5, 2018, Dhaka, organized by SNV Netherlands Development Organisation

31

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

32

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

33

Invited speaker- ‘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)

34

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]

35

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

36

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

37

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

38

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

39

Invited presentation entitled- ‘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

40

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

41

The Demography of Ageing in Bangladesh: Prospects for the Development of the Industry for the Elderly in Bangladesh, the 8th Asia/Oceania IAG Regional Congress of Gerontology, October 22-25, 2007, Beijing, China [Invited Conference Panellist, Symposium: Marketing Implications of Population Ageing in the Developing Nations]

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  • International Union of Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)
  • Population Association of America (PAA)
  • Asian Population Association (APA)
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  • Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR)
  • International Sociological Association (ISA) & RC 41- Sociology of Population, ISA
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