Researches

Please explore the website to learn more about the ongoing projects and the scientists of HMBD behind the research in public health.

Research in Health management BD foundation is focused on the discovery and application of new interventions program for improving the People’s health, longevity, and well-being. The main aim of the research team, led by Dr. Ahmed Hossain, is to contribute to equality in health through high-quality studies regarding communicable diseases (e.g., tuberculosis, dengue, etc.) and chronic diseases (e.g., cardiovascular,  cancer, etc.). The research also covers mixed-methods health promotion research regarding maternal & child health and palliative care activity with a universal or targeted approach.

Highlights:

1. The HMBD research team collaborates with many Public Health Agencies of Bangladesh, non-governmental organizations, municipalities, and other research groups in Bangladesh and abroad. Current few collaborative partners are University College of London from the UK, Johns Hopkins University from the USA, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North South University, and Dhaka University, etc.

2. We participated in knowledge exchange within the UNICEF and the World Health Organization and currently an active member in the ongoing C4D project by UNICEF.

3. We published more than 50 articles in many peer-reviewed international journals during the period of the last three years.

Ongoing Research Projects:

1.    Health outcomes of the mothers and children from Rohingya refugees after one year of migration from Myanmar.

2.    Gender Inequality and Restrictive Gender Norms: Framing the Challenges to Children’s Diets and Nutrition

3.    Prevalence of disability among the injured garments workers in Bangladesh

4.    Barriers of creating Healthy cities in Bangladesh.

5. Measuring Quality of Life of People Living with Life-threatening and Life-limiting Illnesses in Rohingya Refugee Camps at Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

6. Disaster Risk Perception of the Rohingya Refugees in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

7. Pregnancy-related complications among the migrant women who gave birth in selected health facilities of Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study in the Rohingya community.