Ms. Sharmin is a Research Assistant at JPGSPH and she pursued her MPH degree from James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University in last year with a renowned GHRU scholarship. She is skilled in conducting quantitative and qualitative research following epidemiological research designs, data analysis transcription and data extraction. Currently, she is currently working at the Center for Non-Communicable Disease and Nutrition, a project titled â€˜Development and testing of an Upazila-specific model of â€˜whole-of-governmentâ€™, and â€˜whole-of-societyâ€™ approaches for the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases in a sub-district of Bangladesh.â€™ Before that she worked as a Research Assistant at the Center for Noncommunicable Disease and Nutrition at BRAC JPGSPH in the NCD Program â€˜Training and digital care coordination for improved prevention of Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular disease by primary health care teams in Bangladeshâ€™ and the Urban Development Program â€˜Baseline Assessment of the Integrated Health, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Services Under the Rehabilitation Program for Upliftment of Ultra-Poor Slum Dwellers in Mohammadpur and Mirpur in Dhaka City and Saidpur in Nilphamari District in Bangladeshâ€™. In both the projects, she contributed to developing data collection tools, collecting quantitative and qualitative data, performing anthropometric measurement, conducting interviews (IDIs,FGD), writing transcriptions, providing weekly updates, translating and preparing some documents, working with rural and slum people, women and adolescent girls, health providers and community leaders.
Project: Whole-of-Government, Whole-of-Society Approach Donor: Integrated Research and Development Fund of the Government of Bangladesh Role: Research Assistant
Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications
Kabir M.R., Shapla S.A., Rashid M. (2020). Reproductive Behavior of the Married Santal Women: A Study in Rangpur District. Khulna University Studies, Volume 17(1 & 2), 77-87.
MPH awarded by GHRU- Global Health Research Unit on Diabetes and Cardiovascular Diseases in South Asia, Academic Year 2022-2023