Profile of Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam

... Name Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam
Designation Professor & Chairperson
Last Degree Ph.D. in Demography (Peking University, China); Post Doctorate in Global Health (McGill University, Canada)
   

EDUCATION & TRAINING

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

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

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

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS/ PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  • Chairman, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka (Since 11-03-2018)
  • Professor, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Since July 12, 2017 )
  • Associate Professor, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (February 16, 2013-July 11, 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 (May 1, 2013-October 31, 2014)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (July 28, 2006-February 15, 2013)
  • Part-Time Faculty, Department of History, Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2009-2013
  • Chairman, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka (Since 11-03-2018)
  • Professor, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Since July 12, 2017 )
  • Associate Professor, Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (February 16, 2013-July 11, 2017)
  • 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 (September 24, 2002- July 27, 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
  • 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 (September 24, 2002- July 27, 2006)

 

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

  1. Mohammad Mainul Islam and Tasmiah Nuzhath. Health risks of Rohingya refugee population in Bangladesh: A call for global attention, Journal of Global Health, 2018, Vol.2 (Forthcoming)  http://www.jogh.org/
  2. Islam M. Use of Reproductive Health Care Services among Urban Slum Women in Bangladesh, Abstract will be published in in the European Journal of Public Health, Volume 28, Issue suppl_1, May 2018  https://doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/cky047.142 https://academic.oup.com/eurpub/article-abstract/28/suppl_1/cky047.142/4973187?redirectedFrom=fulltext
  3. Islam MM, Islam MK, Hasan MS, Hossain MB (2017) Adolescent motherhood in Bangladesh: Trends and determinants. PLoS ONE 12(11): e0188294. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0188294
  4. Mohammad Mainul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan, Mohammad Bellal Hossain and Tehmina Ghafur. 2016. The Prevalence and Determinants of Remarriage in Bangladesh, Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research, Vol.10, Emerald Publishing (Book title: Divorce, Separation, and Remarriage: The Transformation of Family; edited by Giovanna Gianesini & Sampson Lee Blair), October, 2016, ISBN: 978-1-78635-230-9.

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

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

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

  1. Mohammad Mainul Islam and Anita J. Gagnon. Use of reproductive health care services among urban migrant women in Bangladesh, BMC Women's Health.2016, 16:15 DOI: 10.1186/s12905-016-0296-4 http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6874/16/15  This article has been chosen as suggested Pre-Readings for the 4TH ANNUAL STATE OF GLOBAL HEALTH SYMPOSIUM, 2017 (Urban Evolution: Optimizing Women’s Health  in the World’s Cities, March 22, 2017), Harvard University.

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

  1. Mohammad Mainul Islam, Sayema Haque Bidisha, and Israt Jahan (2016). Effects of remittances on health expenditure and types of treatment of international migrants’ households in Bangladesh, Summaries of Conference Papers: Global Conference on Prosperity, Equality and Sustainability: Perspectives and Policies for a Better World, New Delhi: Institute of Human Development (ISBN: 978-81-88315-56-7) http://www.ihdindia.org/pesconference/pdf/abstract_book.pdf
  2. 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
  3. Mohammad Mainul Islam. 2016. Communication and Change in Health Behavior in Bangladesh: Realities at the grassroots. Dhaka: OSDER Publications, May 2016. http://osderpublications.com/home/bookDetails/47
  4. Alam, N., Merry, L., Mainul Islam, M. and Cortijo, C. (2015) International Health Professional Migration and Brain Waste: A Situation of Double-Jeopardy. Open Journal of Preventive Medicine, 5, 128-131.  http://file.scirp.org/pdf/OJPM_2015032015170591.pdf
  5. Hossain, Md. Bellal, Tehmina Ghafur, Mohammad Mainul Islam and Mohammad Sazzad Hasan (2015), Trends, Patterns and Determinants of Marriage in Bangladesh, Population Monograph of Bangladesh, Volume 13 (ISBN: 978-984-33-9948-9), November 2015, Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, Government of Bangladesh. http://203.112.218.65/WebTestApplication/userfiles/Image/PopMonographs/Volume-13_MM.pdf
  6. Mohammad M. Islam and Anita J. Gagnon. 2014. Child marriage-related policies and reproductive health in Bangladesh: a cross-sectional analysis, The Lancet -19 October  2014 (Vol. 384, Page S8) DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736 (14)61871-7 http://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/lancet/PIIS0140-6736(14)61871-7.pdf
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Mohammad Mainul Islam and Sayema Haque Bidisha (2013). Population and Development Issues in Bangladesh, in The Dhaka University Studies, Part-D, Vol.68, No.1, Pp.43-68, June 2011 (published in July 2013).         http://ndc.gov.bd/lib_mgmt/webroot/earticle/1866/Population_and_Development_Issues_in_BD.pdf
  11. ডঃ মোহাম্মদ মঈনুল ইসলাম (২০১).শিক্ষা, সুশিক্ষা জাতিগঠনঃ প্রেক্ষাপট বাংলাদেশ’, কলা অনুষদ পত্রিকা, ভলিউম , সংখ্যা , জুলাই ২০১১- জুন ২০১২, ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় /Mohammad Mainul Islam: Education, Good Education and Nation Building ( in Bengali), Kala Onushod Potrika,Vol.5, No.7, July 2011-June 2012, University of Dhaka (published in July 2013)
  12. 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
  13.  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
  14. 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
  15. Mohammad Mainul Islam and Jufen Liu (2012). Cross-cultural Marriage in Mainland China: Trends, Prospects and Challenges, The Studia Sociologica IV: Borderlands: cultures, enclaves, epochs,2012 Pp.122-133, 116 Annales Universaties Pedagogicae Cracoviensis, WydawnictwoNaukowe Up, Krakow, PL http://www.ifis.up.krakow.pl/studia_sociologica/images/pdf/Islam.pdf
  16. Mohammad Mainul Islam, Pang Lihua, Chen Gong and Zheng Xiaoying (2011), A Review of Ma Yinchu on Chinese Population, Society and Change, Vol.5, No. 2, April-June 2011, Pp. 28-38, Dhaka: Organization for the Social Development and Research http://societyandchange.com/uploads/1509362717.pdf
  17. M. Islam (2011). Mortality and epidemiological transition in Bangladesh: lessons and experiences to developing countries in the new millennium, in Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, August 2011, Vol. 65, Supplement, P. A 116. London: BMJ Publishing Group

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

  1. 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  
  2. 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
  3. M. Islam (2010). Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, Transmission and Prevention Methods in Bangladesh, in International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Vol. 14, Supplement 2 (July), p. S77 DOI: URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1201-9712(10)60236-6
  4. Mohammad Mainul Islam (2010). The Development of Population Policies and Consequences in China: A Review from the Perspective of Fertility. Society and Change, 2010. Vol. 4(2): April-June, Pp. 7-26, Dhaka: Organization for the Social Development and Research http://societyandchange.com/uploads/1509356870.pdf
  5. M.M. Islam, Pei Lijun, Song Xingming and Zheng Xiaoying (2008). Examining the fourth stage of epidemiological transition in China: Some implications for health and health care provision, Abstract of Second Ditan International Conference on Infectious Diseases in International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 12, Supplement 3, P.S33, November 2008, Official Publications of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, Elsevier  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1201971209600941
  6. Mohammad Mainul Islam (2008). Gender Differentials in Infant and Child Mortality in Bangladesh: Evidence from the Demographic and Health Surveys (1993-2004), Society and Change, Vol. II, No. 3, July-September 2008, Pp. 27-42, Dhaka: Organization for the Social Development and Research http://societyandchange.com/uploads/1509345239.pdf
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Mohammad Mainul Islam (2006). Trends and Patterns of Mortality in China, Japan and India: A Comparative Analysis, in The Social Sciences, 2006, 1 (2):149-153, Pakistan

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

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Mohammad Mainul Islam (2002). The Perspectives and Issues in Health Communication, Social Science Review, 2002, 19(2): 141-150, Dhaka: University of Dhaka

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

  1. . মঈনুল ইসলাম. যানজটের শহরে, সম্পাদকীয়, বণিক বার্তাঅক্টোবর ২৯, ২০১৭, http://bonikbarta.net/bangla/news/2017-10-29/136447/যানজটের--শহরে--/

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

  1. Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam (2017). World Population Day 2017 and Bangladesh: 3D can accelerate the development of the country (2017) (in Bengali). . মোহাম্মদ মঈনুল ইসলাম.

TEACHING: COURSES TAUGHT

University of Dhaka, Department of Population Sciences:

Year

Course Code

Name of the Course

Credits

No. of Students

Level

2018

POP 202

Population and Development

4

23

Undergraduate

2018

POP 304

Child and Youth Population

4

21

Undergraduate

2017

POP 508

Global Health

2

11

Graduate (Regular)

2016

POP 508

Global Health

2

16

Graduate (Regular)

2017

POP 405

Population and Health Policies and Programs in Bangladesh

4

20

Undergraduate

2016

POP 405

Population and Health Policies and Programs in Bangladesh

4

14

Undergraduate

2016

POP 401

Population Dynamics in Bangladesh

4

21

Undergraduate

2017

POP 304

Child and Youth Population

4

24

Undergraduate

2016

POP 304

Child and Youth Population

4

21

Undergraduate

2016

POP 202

Population and Development

4

26

Undergraduate

2015

POP 202

Population and Development

4

26

Undergraduate

2013

POP 202

Population and Development

4

21

Undergraduate

2012

POP 202

Population and Development

4

21

Undergraduate

2011

POP 202

Population and Development

4

24

Undergraduate

2017

MPS 501

Introduction to Population Sciences

4

68

Graduate (Professional)

2016

MPS 501

Introduction to Population Sciences

4

79

Graduate (Professional)

2015

MPS 501

Introduction to Population Sciences

4

56

Graduate (Professional)

2015-17

MPS 507

Population and Development

4

67

Graduate (Professional)

2016-17

MPS 601

Population Dynamics in Bangladesh

4

63

Graduate (Professional)

2012-13

MPS 608

Population and Development Policies

4

25

Graduate (Professional)

2011

MPS 503

Social Science Research Methodology

4

25

Graduate (Professional)

2010

MPS 502

Principles of Population, Economy and Society

4

25

Graduate (Professional)

2009-13

MPS 507

Population and Development

4 Credits

25

Graduate (Professional)

2002-4

MPS 502

Principles of Economy and Society

4 Credits

25

Graduate (Professional)

University of Dhaka, Department of History:

2012-13

202

Principles of Sociology & Anthropology

4

120

Undergraduate

2011

202

Principles of Sociology

4

120

Undergraduate

2003-4

202

Principles of Sociology

4

120

Undergraduate

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

2015

Fall

DEV 611

Population and Development

4

17

Graduate

2015

Summer

DEV 606

Health and Development

4

15

Graduate

Daffodil International University, Dept. of Textile Engineering:

2012-13

SOC

Bangladesh Studies

4

60

Undergraduate

National University, Bangladesh, Dept. of Sociology:

2002-3

SOC

Social Demography

4

60

Graduate

 

SOC

Social Statistics

4

60

Graduate

 

University of Dhaka, Diploma and Training Courses, Department of Population Sciences:

2017

DIP 102

Population, Reproductive Health, Reproductive Rights and Gender Issues

DIP 103

 

Population and Development

DIP

101

Population Sciences: Concepts and Issues

Lecture: Maternal and Child Health in Bangladesh

Lecture: Context of Child Marriage and Its Implications in Bangladesh

Lecture: Sustainable Development Goals

Lecture: Population Communication and Behavior Change

Lecture: Population: Issues and Priorities in Bangladesh

2015

DIP 102

Lecture 1: Population: Issues and Priorities in Bangladesh

Lecture 2: Child Marriage and childbearing: Issues and challenges

2012

DIP 102

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

For Training Courses at the University of Dhaka:

Year

Name of the Course

Lecture Topic

No. of Participants

2016

Capacity Building on Integrating Appraisal of Population Dynamics and Deepening Understanding of Emerging Issues

Lecture: Sustainable Development and It’s Goals

25

2016

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

35 Participants

2015

Mainstreaming Population Issues, Climate Change and Gender Concerns into National Development Plans/Policies

Lecture: Education and health services in slum areas in Bangladesh

25

2015

Short Course for Government Officials on Demographic Dividend in Bangladesh: Are We Prepared?

Lecture: Policy Issues for Demographic Dividend: Past Experiences and Future Prospects

25

2014

Mainstreaming Population Issues, Climate Change and Gender Concerns into National Development Plans/Policies

Lecture: Population and Development Interactions: Role of Human Resources

25

2011

Population Management and Human Resource Development

Lecture: Poverty Reduction: A Strategy for Population Management

25

 

 

 

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):

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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

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 ContestRéseau 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


 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 Experiences

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

  • Association of socio-economic condition of increasing caesarean section rate in Bangladesh (Undergraduate, 2018)
  • Determinants of child labour in Bangladesh (Undergraduate, 2018)
  • 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 sexuallyHIV/AIDS (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

  • Reproductive and Sexual Health Specialist, Formative Research for Assessing Exposure and Effectiveness of IEC/SBCC Interventions Implemented by IEM Unit of DGFP, 2018
  • Population Health Specialist, Impact Survey on IEC/SBCC Activities Implemented by Information, Education & Motivation (IEM) Unit of DGFP, Government of Bangladesh, 2016
  • , 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, 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, 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 Writing, Link 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 (2018)

TEACHING: COURSES TAUGHT

University of Dhaka, Department of Population Sciences:

Year

Course Code

Name of the Course

Credits

No. of Students

Level

2018

POP 202

Population and Development

4

23

Undergraduate

2018

POP 304

Child and Youth Population

4

21

Undergraduate

2017

POP 508

Global Health

2

11

Graduate (Regular)

2016

POP 508

Global Health

2

16

Graduate (Regular)

2017

POP 405

Population and Health Policies and Programs in Bangladesh

4

20

Undergraduate

2016

POP 405

Population and Health Policies and Programs in Bangladesh

4

14

Undergraduate

2016

POP 401

Population Dynamics in Bangladesh

4

21

Undergraduate

2017

POP 304

Child and Youth Population

4

24

Undergraduate

2016

POP 304

Child and Youth Population

4

21

Undergraduate

2016

POP 202

Population and Development

4

26

Undergraduate

2015

POP 202

Population and Development

4

26

Undergraduate

2013

POP 202

Population and Development

4

21

Undergraduate

2012

POP 202

Population and Development

4

21

Undergraduate

2011

POP 202

Population and Development

4

24

Undergraduate

2017

MPS 501

Introduction to Population Sciences

4

68

Graduate (Professional)

2016

MPS 501

Introduction to Population Sciences

4

79

Graduate (Professional)

2015

MPS 501

Introduction to Population Sciences

4

56

Graduate (Professional)

2015-17

MPS 507

Population and Development

4

67

Graduate (Professional)

2016-17

MPS 601

Population Dynamics in Bangladesh

4

63

Graduate (Professional)

2012-13

MPS 608

Population and Development Policies

4

25

Graduate (Professional)

2011

MPS 503

Social Science Research Methodology

4

25

Graduate (Professional)

2010

MPS 502

Principles of Population, Economy and Society

4

25

Graduate (Professional)

2009-13

MPS 507

Population and Development

4 Credits

25

Graduate (Professional)

2002-4

MPS 502

Principles of Economy and Society

4 Credits

25

Graduate (Professional)

University of Dhaka, Department of History:

2012-13

202

Principles of Sociology & Anthropology

4

120

Undergraduate

2011

202

Principles of Sociology

4

120

Undergraduate

2003-4

202

Principles of Sociology

4

120

Undergraduate

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

2015

Fall

DEV 611

Population and Development

4

17

Graduate

2015

Summer

DEV 606

Health and Development

4

15

Graduate

Daffodil International University, Dept. of Textile Engineering:

2012-13

SOC

Bangladesh Studies

4

60

Undergraduate

National University, Bangladesh, Dept. of Sociology:

2002-3

SOC

Social Demography

4

60

Graduate

 

SOC

Social Statistics

4

60

Graduate

 

University of Dhaka, Diploma and Training Courses, Department of Population Sciences:

2017

DIP 102

Population, Reproductive Health, Reproductive Rights and Gender Issues

DIP 103

 

Population and Development

DIP

101

Population Sciences: Concepts and Issues

Lecture: Maternal and Child Health in Bangladesh

Lecture: Context of Child Marriage and Its Implications in Bangladesh

Lecture: Sustainable Development Goals

Lecture: Population Communication and Behavior Change

Lecture: Population: Issues and Priorities in Bangladesh

2015

DIP 102

Lecture 1: Population: Issues and Priorities in Bangladesh

Lecture 2: Child Marriage and childbearing: Issues and challenges

2012

DIP 102

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

For Training Courses at the University of Dhaka:

Year

Name of the Course

Lecture Topic

No. of Participants

2016

Capacity Building on Integrating Appraisal of Population Dynamics and Deepening Understanding of Emerging Issues

Lecture: Sustainable Development and It’s Goals

25

2016

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

35 Participants

2015

Mainstreaming Population Issues, Climate Change and Gender Concerns into National Development Plans/Policies

Lecture: Education and health services in slum areas in Bangladesh

25

2015

Short Course for Government Officials on Demographic Dividend in Bangladesh: Are We Prepared?

Lecture: Policy Issues for Demographic Dividend: Past Experiences and Future Prospects

25

2014

Mainstreaming Population Issues, Climate Change and Gender Concerns into National Development Plans/Policies

Lecture: Population and Development Interactions: Role of Human Resources

25

2011

Population Management and Human Resource Development

Lecture: Poverty Reduction: A Strategy for Population Management

25

 

 

 

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):

  •  

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

CURRICULUM VITAE

June 2018

অধ্যাপক  . মোহাম্মদ মঈনুল ইসলাম

 

Professor Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam

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

 

Chairman

Department of Population Sciences

UNIVERSITY OF DHAKA
Room # 4050, Arts Building (3rd Floor)

Dhaka-1000, BANGLADESH

Tel (Office):+88-02-9661900/6710,+88-02-9612209

Tel (Res.): +88-02-9667790,  Cell: +88-01720109438

Fax:+88-02-9667222

E-mail: mainul@du.ac.bd

 

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

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

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

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

 

BIOGRAPHY

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

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

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

His work broadly focuses on reproductive health, child health, urban health and health communication. His research also focuses on understanding population health, with specific interests in global health and population, social demography, population and development, and China studies. Mohammad has attended and presented his research at more than 60 international meetings and academic conferences around the world.

He has contributed to over 36 peer-reviewed publications, including publications of research findings as first author in PLoS ONEBMC Women’s Health and The Lancet. He has also authored and co-authored conference papers and other publications. He contributes to national daily newspapers including the bdnews24.com - the first online and widely circulated newspaper in Bangladesh (opinion section in Bengali), The Daily Bonik Barta, and The Daily Star on population, health and educational issues.

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

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

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