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Ishrat Binte Aftab

Research Associate

Centre of Excellence for Science of Implementation and Scale-Up (CoE-SISU)

Short Biography

Ishrat Binte Aftab is a Research Associate at JPGSPH. She obtained her MSc in Health Science from Technical University of Munich, Germany. She is a microbiology graduate from BRAC University. She is skilled in conceptualizing and conducting quantitative research following epidemiological research designs, randomized controlled trials and disseminating research findings. She has served as a teaching fellow for the Epidemiology and Quantitative Research Method module in the MPH program at JPGSPH. Furthermore, she has mentored the MPH students with their theses on Under 5 children diseases in Dhaka.

Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications

1. Aftab, IB., Ahmed, A., Mumu, S., Hossain, Mahboob., (2022). Management strategy for control and prevention of SARS-CoV-2 infection in hospital settings - a brief review. IMC 2. Journal of Medical Science. 1-7. 10.55010/imcjms.16.016. 

2. Aftab, IB. , Ahmed, A. , Mumu, S. , Mouly, T. and Commar, D. (2021) Trends and Disparities in Breast Cancer Incidence-Mortality Rates of Black-White Women in the U.S.: 2000-2016. 3. Advances in Breast Cancer Research, 10, 200-217. doi: 10.4236/abcr.2021.104017

3. Ahmed, A. , Aftab, IB. , Mouly, T. , Mumu, S. , Md. Mosaddek, A. and Hossain, M. (2020) A 
Ahmed A, Alvi SA, Aftab IB, Akhtar F. (2021) Bacterial Diversity with Emerging Antimicrobial Resistance of Diabetic Foot Ulceration and Current Detection Techniques: A Review. Electron J Gen Med;18(6):em323.

4. Prospective Study on the Efficiency of Ciprofloxacin in Combination with Chloramphenicol against Multiple Antibiotics Resistant Klebsiella pneumonia. Advances in Microbiology, 10, 411-421. doi: 10.4236/aim.2020.109030.

Research Interests

Epidemiology Infectious Disease Mental Health Digital Health Climate Change Child and Maternal Health


  • MSc (Technical University of Munich) BSc (BRAC University) HSC (Viqarunnisa Noon College) SSC (Viqarunnisa Noon School)