Ms. Jesmin Akter

Ms. Jesmin Akter presently the Lecturer of Reproductive and Child Health (RCH) in the Bangladesh University of Health Sciences (BUHS), Dhaka, Bangladesh. She has accomplished her Master’s degree Food & Nutrition from University of Dhaka and also obtained MPH degree major in Reproductive and Child Health from the American International University-Bangladesh. She has a number of publications in peer-reviewed journals including a research based book in Lambert Academic Publishing. She has presented her research works in a significant number of regional/ international in several public health seminars and conferences at home and abroad. She was an organizing associate of ‘3rd Regional Public Health Conference’ at BIHS, Dhaka. Besides academic and research activities she has gained considerable experience in organizational issues through her part-time responsibility as an active member of research projects (Funded by JAICA, WDF etc). She is a member of a number of professional bodies including Continued Public Health Education (CPHE), Bangladesh Health Education Society, The European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), Asian Network of Research on Anti-diabetic Plants (ANRAP), Bangladesh Public Health Association, Nutrition Society of Bangladesh. Her area of interest is on gender, women empowerment, family planning, adolescent, maternal and child nutrition. Her research interest includes nutritional aspect of sexual and reproductive health of men, women and children and epidemiological studies related to diabetes and other metabolic disorders. She has been awarded by Magna Cum Laude award from American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB) for excellent academic performance. She has the ability to foster a cooperative work environment and ability to communicate and work effectively within a team.

Visiting & Mailing Address

Department of Reproductive Child Health
Bangladesh University of Health Sciences
Room No: 0000, 125/1, Darus Salam
Mirpur-1,Dhaka-1216, Bangladesh.
Phone: [880] 2-8055312, 9010654
Fax: [880] 2-8055312


Visiting Hours: 10AM - 4PM

Head of the Department

Prof. Begum Rowshan Ara
Contact No: [880]-2-8035501, Ext. 1321
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Faculty Members

Honorary/Adjunct Faculties

Adjunct Professor
Dr. Mahbubur Rahman
Adjunct Faculty
Dr. Iqbal Kabir
Dr Rukhsana Haider

Full-Time Faculties

Prof. Begum Rowshan Ara
Assistant Professor
Dr. Nasreen Nahar

Dr. Rabeya Sultana

Part-Time Faculties

Prof. (Dr) Syeda Afroza
Dr. Afroza Begum
Dr. Fariha Haseen