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Md. Mizanur Rahman

National Advisor

Associate Professor,
Department of Population Science and HRD, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

Research Interests:
Epidemiology, Health Financing, Inequality in Health, Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis

E-mail:  mizanur@gphrf.org

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Doctor of Philosophy (Major in Health Financing)
School of International Health, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Masters of Science
Dept. of Population Science, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Bachelor of Science
Dept. of Population Science, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Project Assistant Professor
Dept. of Global Health Policy, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Apr, 2015 - present
Intern
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Sep, 2014 - Nov, 2014
Associate Professor
Department of Population Science and HRD, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Dec, 2013 - present
Post-doctoral Fellow
Department of Global Health Policy, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Jul, 2013 - Mar, 2015
Assistant Professor
Department of Population Science and HRD, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Feb, 2009 - Nov, 2013
Lecturer
Department of Population Science and HRD, University of Rajshahi
Feb, 2006 - Feb, 2009

Han SM, Rahman MM, Rahman MS, Swe KT, Palmer M, Sakamoto H, Nomura S, Shibuya K. Progress towards universal health coverage in Myanmar: a national and subnational assessment. Lancet Global Health. 2018; 2018; Online First..

Sultana P, Rahman MT, Roy DC, Akter S, Jung J, Rahman MM, Akter MJ. Tobacco control policies to promote awareness and smoke-free environments in residence and workplace to reduce passive tobacco smoking in Bangladesh and its correlates. PLoS One. 2018; 13(6): E0198942.

Swe KT, Rahman MM, Rahman MS, Saito E, Abe SK, Gilmour S, Shibuya K. Cost and economic burden of illness over 15 years in Nepal: A comparative analysis. PLoS One. 2018; 13(4): E0194564.

Haruyama R, Gilmour S, Ota E, Abe SK, Rahman MM, Nomura S, Miyasaka N, Shibuya K. Causes and risk factors for singleton stillbirth in Japan: Analysis of a nationwide perinatal database, 2013–2014. Scientific Reports. 2018; 8(1):4117.

Rahman MS, Rahman MM, Gilmour S, Swe KT, Abe SK, Shibuya K. Trends in, and projections of, indicators of universal health coverage in Bangladesh, 1995–2030: a Bayesian analysis of population-based household data. The Lancet Global Health. 2018; 6(1): E84-94.

Rahman MM, Karan A, Rahman MS, Parsons A, Abe SK, Bilano V, Awan R, Gilmour S, Shibuya K. Progress Toward Universal Health Coverage: A Comparative Analysis in 5 South Asian Countries. JAMA Intern Med. 2017; 177(9): 1297-1305.

Nomura S, Sakamoto H, Gleen S, Tsugawa Y, Abe SK, Rahman MM, Brown JC, Ezoe_et_al. Population health and regional variations of disease burden in Japan, 1990–2015: a systematic subnational analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet. 2017; 390(10101): 1521-1538.

Khan MN, Zhang C, Islam MM, Islam MR, Rahman MM. Household air pollution from cooking and risk of adverse health and birth outcomes in Bangladesh: A nationwide population-based study. Environmental Health. 2017; 16:1–8.

Islam MR, Rahman MS, Islam Z, Zhang C, Sultana P, Rahman MM. Inequalities in financial risk protection in Bangladesh: an assessment of universal health coverage. International Journal for Equity in Health. 2017; 16:59.

Rahman MM, Akter S, Jung J, Rahman MS, Sultana P. Trend, projection, and appropriate body mass index cut-off point for diabetes and hypertension in Bangladesh. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 2017; 126:43-53.

Khan MN, Rahman MM, Shariff AA, Rahman MM, Rahman MS, Rahman MA. Maternal undernutrition and excessive body weight and risk of birth and health outcomes. Archives of Public Health. 2017; 75:12.

Rahman MM, Rahman MM, Tareque MI, Ferdos J, Jesmin SS. Maternal Pregnancy Intention and Professional Antenatal Care Utilization in Bangladesh: A Nationwide Population-Based Survey. Plos One. 2016; 11(6): E0157760.

Saito E, Gilmour S, Yoneoka D, Gautam GS, Rahman MM, Shrestha PK, Shibuya K. Inequality and inequity in healthcare utilization in urban Nepal: a cross-sectional observational study. Health Policy and Planning. 2016; 31(7):817-24.

Rahman MM, Abe SK, Rahman MS, Kanda M, Narita S, Bilano V, Ota E, Gilmour S, Shibuya K. Maternal anemia and risk of adverse birth and health outcomes in low- and middle-income countries: systematic review and meta-analysis. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2016; 103(2):495-50.

Rahman MM, Abe SK, Kanda M, Narita S, Rahman MS, Bilano V, Ota E, Gilmour S, Shibuya K. Maternal body mass index and risk of birth and maternal health outcomes in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Obesity Reviews. 2015; 16(9):758-70.

Rahman MS, Mondal MNI, Islam MR, Rahman MM, Hoque MN, Alam MS. Determinant factors of tobacco use among ever-married men in Bangladesh. Drug, Healthcare and Patient Safety. 2015; 7: 77–85.

Rahman MM, Gilmour S, Akter S, Abe SK, Saito E, Shibuya K. Prevalence and control of hypertension in Bangladesh: a multilevel analysis of a nationwide population-based survey. Journal of Hypertension. 2015; 33(3):465-72.

Rahman MS, Akter S, Abe SK, Islam MR, Mondal MNI, Rahman JAMS, Rahman MM. Awareness, Treatment, and Control of Diabetes in Bangladesh: A Nationwide Population-Based Study. Plos One. 2015; 10(2): E0118365.

Saito E, Gilmour S, Rahman MM, Gautam GS, Shrestha PK, Shibuya K. Incidence of and illnesses associated with catastrophic household expenditure on health in Nepal: a cross-sectional survey. Bulletin of The World Health Organization. 2014; 92:760-767.

Rahman MM. Health in Bangladesh: lessons and challenges. The Lancet. 2014; 383(9922):1037.

Rahman MM, Gilmour S. Prevention and Control of Hypertension in Different Countries. Journal of The American Medical Association. 2014; 311(4):418-419.

Akter S, Rahman MM, Abe SK, Sultana P. Prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes and their risk factors among Bangladeshi adults: a nationwide survey.. Bulletin of The World Health Organization. 2014; 92:204-213A.

Akter S, Rahman MM, Abe SK, Sultana P. Nationwide Survey of Prevalence and Risk Factors for Diabetes and Prediabetes in Bangladeshi Adults. Diabetes Care. 2014; 37(1):e9-10.

Akter S, Jesmin S, Rahman MM, Islam MM, Khatun MT, Yamaguchi N, Akashi H, Mizutani T. Higher Gravidity and Parity Are Associated with Increased Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome among Rural Bangladeshi Women. Plos One. 2013; 8(8):e68319.

Rahman MM, Gilmour S, Saito E, Sultana P, Ken. Self-reported illness and household strategies for coping with health-care payments in Bangladesh. Bulletin of The World Health Organization. 2013; 91:449-45.

Rahman MM, Gilmour S, Saito E, Sultana P, Shibuya K. Health-related financial catastrophe, inequality and chronic illness in Bangladesh. Plos One. 2013; 8(2): E5687.

Jesmin S, Akter S, Rahman MM, Islam MM, Mondal MNI, Sultana SN, Mowa CN, Yamaguchi N, Okazaki O, Satoru. et al. Disruption of components of vascular endothelial growth factor angiogenic signalling system in metabolic syndrome. Findings from a study conducted in rural Bangladeshi women. Thrombosis and Haemostasis. 2013; 109(4):696-705.

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