Department of Public Health
Dr. Nadira Mehriban  Assistant Professor & Medical Officer
Name :
Dr. Nadira Mehriban
Employee ID
710000859
Designation
Assistant Professor & Medical Officer  
Department
Department of Public Health
Faculty
Faculty of Allied Health Science
Personal Webpage
http://faculty.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/profile/ph/mehriban.html
E-mail
drnadira@daffodilvarsity.edu.bd
Phone
9118499
Cell-Phone
01817094869

Master of Public Health (MPH) from State University Of Bangladesh
(Major in Reproductive Health)

Master of Public Health (MPH) from North South University,   Banani,Dhaka. (Major in Epidemiology)

MBBS from Bangladesh Medical College.

  1. 6 months internship in Medicine

During this period learned to treat and manage patients of Internal  medicine, Neurology, Nephrology, Psychiatry, Pediatrics.

  1. 6 months internship in Gynecology and Obstetrics

During this period learned to treat and manage patients of Gynae & Obs   and training done in the respective subject

  1. Training on Breast feeding held in Bangladesh Medical College
  2. Training and workshop on Cognitive behavioral therapy held in Dhaka University.
  3. How to deliver quality lecture”- a workshop held in Northern University     Bangladesh.
  4. Workshop on teachers training by Dr, Wendy Garland at DIU
  1. Attended seminars and workshop on Infertility, HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Hypertension, Heart diseases held in BMCH.
  1. Seminar and workshop on Bird flu, Dementia, world health day, AIDS day held in Northern University Bangladesh.
  1. Attended seminars on cervical cancer, Hypertension. Effects of tobacco, dementia, climate change importance of research in Public health, food safety, Role of natural products in Prevention and Management of Diabetes and its Complications in Daffodil International university
  1. Seminar on “Quantitative Research Methods: A Holistic Approach” in Daffodil International University
  1. Dissemination seminar on Dementia in Daffodil International University.
  2. 5th Regional Public Health Conference held on 17-18 December 2014 at the Malek Chowdhury Academic Bhaban BUHS organized by Bangladesh University of Health Sciences (BUHS) in collaboration with the University of Oslo, Norway.
  1. Scientific Seminar of Second Public Health Foundation December, 2014 and third Public Health Foundation 2015 held at Sasakawa Auditorium, ICDDRB
  1. Seminar on Factors Associated with Female Smoking in Dhaka’ held at Daffodil International University on 9th May, 2015 for conducting Field staff training program of a tobacco control research (program) funded by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and facilitated by Bangladesh Center for Communication Program (BCCP).
  1. Seminar on "Epidemiology of Non-communicable Disease” by   Hafiz TA Khan International Adviser, Daffodil International University on 7th August at DIU

Reproductive and child health, Adolescent health, Maternal and child nutrition, Epidemiology of communicable and non communicable disease

Journals:

  1. Nadira Mehriban, GU Ahsan, Tajul Islam “Knowledge and preventive practices regarding Hepatitis B among nurses in some selected hospitals of Dhaka city, Bangladesh” South East Asia Journal of Public Health 2014;4(1):48-52
  2. Nadira Mehriban,Rahela Akhter, “Present status and predictors of low birth weight at Sadar hospital Moulovibazar” Daffodil International University of Allied Health Sciences. 2014:1(1):81-85
  3. Sharmin Ara nipa,Shah Mohammad Keramat Ali, Nadira Mehriban, Jeasmin Akter. “Anemia and its risk factors among pregnant women in Shibbari” Daffodil International University of Allied Health Sciences. 2014:1(1):61-69
  4. Falguny Roy,Nadira Mehriban,Galib Ferdaus,Nahian Fyrose Fahim, Jeasmin Akter, SM Keramat Ali “ Diabetic distress among type 2 diabetic patients” Daffodil International University of Allied Health Sciences. 2014:1(2):157-166
  5. Mahzuma Anam,SM Keramat Ali, Nadira Mehriban, Nahian Fyrose Fahim “ Role of oral hygiene on occurrence of Rheumatic fever among Bangladeshi children” Daffodil International University of Allied Health Sciences. 2014:1(2):141-147
  6. Nadira Mehriban,Sharika Sayed " Knowledge   on Breast Feeding and Weaning Among Mothers of Infants from ICDDR, B Hospital, Dhaka” journal of Daffodil International University of Allied Health Sciences. 2015: 2 (1&2):71-78

 

 


 

Books:

As co author:

1.SM Keramat Ali,Salamat Khandker,Nadira Mehriban, Rizona Jnui 2015. “Dementia a Public health problem among elderly people in Dhanmondi and Kalabagan Thana of Dhaka city,” Daffodil International University Press.

 


Conference Papers: 

 

1) Ahsan GU, Bashar K, Morshed R, Hoque H, M Nadira, Jahan M, Chowdhury S, “HIV/AIDS Awareness And Risk Behavior Among The Tea Garden Workers Of Sreemangal District Of Bangladesh” in International Symposium, on Public Health held in Grand Miracle Hotel, Bangkok, November29-3rd December,2007.

2) Haque N, Mehriban N, “Clinical presentation of pulmonary tuberculosis and its   response to anti-tubercular drugs among children in BMCH” published in Abstract book as proceedings of SAARC Second conference on Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and Respiratory Diseases held in Katmandu, Nepal, December 15-19, 2008.

3) Ahsan GU, Chowdhury S, Mehriban N, Akhter J, Hayatun Nabi MA, Anam T.

“Knowledge and perception on preventive practices of avian influenza among the health workers” published in Abstract book as proceedings of 20thAnnual Convention and Scientific Sessions of APB held in Dhaka Sheraton Hotel, Dhaka, 15-16th March.2009

4)Ahsan GU, Chowdhury S, Akhter J, Mehriban N, Hayatun Nabi , Kibria MG             “Adverse effect of immunization among children in urban and peri urban areas” published in Abstract book as proceedings of Bi-ennial conference of pediatric association held in Osmani medical college, Sylhet on 30.4.2009.

5) Mehriban N, AkhterJ, Nabi MH, Begum M “Knowledge on safe motherhood   practices among pregnant women in Mymensingh Medical College Hospital” published in Abstract book as proceedings of 6th National conference and scientific session of Bangladesh perinatal society held in Bangabandhu International conference centre, Dhaka on 12.12. 2009.

6) Mehriban N, Mahbubur Rahman “ Sexual behavior of Rickshaw pullers in Gazipur District of Bangladesh “published in Abstract book as proceedings of Ist Public Health Foundation Day & Scientific Seminar held in Sasakawa Auditorium,ICDDRB, Mohakhali. Dhaka on 7-8 December, 2013. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/seajph.v3i2.20045 South East Asian Journal of Public Health Vol.3 (2) 2013: 74-94

7) Nadira Mehriban, Samina Jahan Mustary “Knowledge and Attitude on Mental illness among family members of Psychiatric patients in National Institute of Mental Health” published in Abstract book as proceedings of second Public Health Foundation Day & Scientific Seminar held in Sasakawa Auditorium,ICDDRB, Mohakhali. Dhaka on 7-8 December, 2014

8) Nadira Mehriban, Trisha Das” Proportion of Diabetic Retinopathy and its risk factors among type 2 diabetic patients attending eye outpatient department of BIRDEM Hospital” published in Abstract book as proceedings of third Public Health Foundation Day & Scientific Seminar held in Sasakawa Auditorium,ICDDRB, Mohakhali. Dhaka on 7-8 December, 2015


ORAL presentation in Scientific Conference:

1) Presentation of research paper titled “Clinical presentation of pulmonary tuberculosis and its response to anti-tubercular drugs among children in BMCH” in scientific session of SAARC Second conference on Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and Respiratory Diseases held in Katmandu, Nepal, December 15-19, 2008.

2): Presentation of research paper titled “Knowledge on safe motherhood practices among pregnant women in Mymensingh Medical College Hospital” in scientific session of of 6th National conference and scientific session of Bangladesh perinatal society held in Bangabandhu International conference centre, Dhaka on 12.12. 2009.

3). Presentation of research paper titled” Sexual behavior of Rickshaw pullers in Gazipur District of Bangladesh “ in scientific session of Ist Public Health Foundation Day & Scientific Seminar held in Sasakawa Auditorium,ICDDRB, Mohakhali. Dhaka on 7-8 December, 2013.

4) Presentation of research paper titled Knowledge and Attitude on Mental illness among family members of Psychiatric patients in National Institute of Mental Health” published in scientific session of of second Public Health Foundation Day & Scientific Seminar held in Sasakawa Auditorium,ICDDRB, Mohakhali. Dhaka on 7-8 December, 2014

5) Presentation of research paper titled” Proportion of Diabetic Retinopathy and its risk factors among type 2 diabetic patients attending eye outpatient department of BIRDEM Hospital” published in scientific session of third Public Health Foundation Day & Scientific Seminar held in Sasakawa Auditorium,ICDDRB, Mohakhali. Dhaka on 7-8 December, 2015

6) Presentation of paper in the International Seminar on ‘Role of Edible Oil” On Health’
presented a paper on “Suitable Edible oil for Bangladesh” in an International seminar on Saturday, 9th April, 2016 held at State University of Bangladesh. The seminar was organized by Department of Public Health of State University of Bangladesh and supported by Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC)

 

As a co researcher :

Consumption Of Artificial Color Soft Drinks And Health  Effects  Among Bangladeshi Children . Funded by BMRC

1) TB and Gender study in Mymensingh.

2) RSA of Hypertension in Chittagong.

3) Need Assessment study on Medical doctors at different health complex under   DG health, Bangladesh.

4) Evaluation of imparted training provided for doctors working at upazilla level and below.

5) As a co researcher in Baseline survey: PNC operations research in Monohardi, Narsingdi as a part of Safe Motherhood Promotion Project of JICA.

6) As a co researcher in a project on “Dementia a Public health problem among elderly people in Dhanmondi and Kalabagan Thana of Dhaka city,”

 

Research guided and supervised :( Dissertation of students of MPH)

 

  1. “Knowledge and practice on preventive measures of HIV/AIDS among college level students in Saptari districts of Nepal”.
  2. “Gender differences on treatment seeking behavior of TB cases registered at DOTS clinics of Morang district of Nepal”
  3. “Safe practices on “HIV/AIDS among Tribal Tea garden workers of Eastern Nepal”
  4. “Exclusive Breastfeeding Practices among lactating mothers attending at MCH clinics of Bhaktapur district in Nepal”.
  5. “Awareness on Adolescent Reproductive Health among the Higher Secondary level students in Kathmandu Nepal”
  6. “Preventive Practice on Hepatitis B among the Nursing students in Kathmandu valley of Nepal”
  7. “DPT vaccine dropout status among the children of Lekhanath municipality of Nepal”
  8. “Awareness on Acute Respiratory Infection among the Mother of under five children in Pokhara sub metropolitan city of Nepal”
  9. “Knowledge on safe motherhood practice among the women of reproductive age in Pokhara sub metropolitan city of Nepal”
  10. “Preventive practice on HBV infection among the clinical health care provider in Sharawardy hospital Dhaka.”
  11. Home management of ARI among mother of under five year children.
  12. Treatment Seeking Behavior of Diabetes Mellitus Patients in Comilla District.
  13. Knowledge on preventive practice on road safety measures among heavy motor vehicle driver.
  14. Role of mass media as a source of knowledge on HIV/AIDS among the injecting drug users.
  15. Exclusive breastfeeding practices among lactating mothers.
  16. Awareness of college students on prevention of HIV/AIDS.
  17. Knowledge of mothers in safe motherhood practice.
  18. Awareness on hepatitis vaccine among the mothers attending some schools at comilla.
  19. Mother’s knowledge on Hookworm infection among school going children.
  20. Preventive awareness on Dengue Hemorrhagic fever among the residents of High alert area of Bangladesh.
  21. Knowledge on post abortion care among the married adolescent girls
  22. Mother’s knowledge on infant feeding practice and morbidity pattern in selected area of Bangladesh.
  23. High risk behavior and preventive awareness on HIV/AIDs among the mobile female sex workers in eastern part of Nepal.
  24. Awareness on TT immunization among adolescent school girl in pyuthan, Nepal.
  25. KAP on use of ORS among the mother of under five children in Refugee camp of Jhapa, Nepal.
  26. Preventive practices on Kala-azar among community people in Samsi VDC of mahottari, Nepal.
  27. Prevalence of tobacco smoking behavior among university student of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  28. Preventive awareness on bird flu among poultry worker in Terai district, Nepal.
  29. Nurses satisfaction on their job performance provided in public and private hospitals in Dhaka.
  30. Awareness on prevention of HIV/AIDS among the Nepal police force eastern region of Nepal.
  31. Satisfaction of Patient on nursing care provided through Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
  32. Perceived Adverse Event following Immunization (AEFI) among infants in a selected area of Bangladesh.
  33. Awareness on HIV/AIDS among garments worker in Katmandu valley.
  34. Preventive practice on uterine prolapse among the married women of Doti, Nepal.
  35. Perception on reproductive health needs among adolescents in peri urban area of Nepal
  36. Hygienic practice during menstruation among adolescents school girls in Katmandu
  37. Awareness on neonatal care among the rural women of Kanchanpur District, Nepal.
  38. Awareness on malaria prevention and control among the people in Dang District of Nepal
  39. Awareness on uses of Vitamin A among mothers of under five years children in Bijauri VDC of Dang District Nepal.
  40. Awareness on Tetanus Toxoid among pregnant women in syangja District, Nepal.
  41. Preventive practice on Enteric fever among the students of secondary school level in the Sunsari District, Nepal.
  42. Awareness on EPI vaccination among the mothers having children aged 12-24 months in Morang District, Nepal.
  43. Unmet Need in Family planning among married women of reproductive age in Dadhikot VDC of Bhaktapur District, Nepal.
  44. Knowledge on home management of childhood diarrhea among the mothers of under 5 years children of Gorkha District, Nepal.
  45. Attitude on Mental illness among family members of psychiatric patient in National Institute on Mental Health, Dhaka.
  46. Prevalence of Birth Asphyxia among babies born in Sadar hospital, Narsingdi
  47. The Practice of village doctor to implement directly observed treatment strategy DOTS in Tuberculosis Control Program in coastal areas of Bangladesh.
  48. Knowledge on Reproductive Health among Transgender people in different districts of Bangladesh.
  49. Practice of safe sexual behavior among rickshawpullers in Gazipur
  50. Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus among women of Dhaka city.
  51. Breast cancer awareness and Breast Self Examination among female nursing student in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  52. Proportion of Congenital Heart Diseases and Associated Risk Factors among Under-14 Children Admitted in a Selected Hospital
  53. Prevalence and Risk Factors of Diabetic Retinopathy in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus at Birdem General Hospital , Shabag , DHAKA

BMDC (Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council)
BMA  (Bangladesh Medical Association).
Sandhani (BMCH unit)

A.From February 2007- Till to date (Regular faculty of MPH program in the Department of Public Health, Northern University Bangladesh.)

1) From February 2009 till to date

Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health, Northern University Bangladesh

2) From January 2008-January 2009
Worked as Senior lecturer, Department of Public Health, Northern University Bangladesh

3) From February 2007-December 2007

 Worked as lecturer, Department of Public Health, Northern University Bangladesh

 

B .From November 1997- January 2007: Worked in Bangladesh Medical College Hospital in different posts.

2) From March 2004- January 2007, worked as Medical officer in outdoor

a) In this post, worked independently in treatment of maternal health problems, various aspect of health problem of elderly women.
b) Conducted ante natal programs & immunization programs of pregnant women.
c) Supervision of Family Panning unit of Bangladesh Medical College Hospital.
d) Teaching, intern doctors, nurses, family planning workers on community health.
      e) Counseling of women and adolescent girls on contraception, breastfeeding

  1. From November 1997-February 2004, worked as Assistant registrar

a) In this post extensive training received in the area of Maternal & Child Health which was a full time resident job.
b) Performed all major and minor gynecological & obstetrical operative procedures.
c) Teaching and training of intern doctors on various aspect of Maternal & Child health including practical demonstration of child birth and management of new born.
d) Practical experience in issues related to maternal nutrition, breast feeding, vaccination of children, and reproductive health problem of adolescent girls.
e) Worked independently in carrying out administrative responsibilities of hospital ward management.
f) Worked with renowned Professors like Prof, Shahla Khatun, Prof. Ershad Ali, and Prof Anis Wais of national and international reputation.

C. From July 1996 – October1997: worked as lecturer of Physiology in Enayet Medical College, Dhanmondi. Taught both national and international students from Nepal and India.