Tobacco control is one of the key targets of GPHRF. GPHRF scientists are currently working on several research project to assess the effectiveness of different tobacco control strategies. Tobacco control policy team members: Dr. Shamima Akter, Dr. Papia Sultana, Dr. Md. Mizanur Rahman, Md. Shafiur Rahman, Md. Mahfuzur Rahman
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.
Akter S, Goto A, Mizoue T. Smoking and the risk of type 2 diabetes in Japan: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Epidemiology. 2017; 27(12):553-561.
Akter S, Okazaki H, Kuwahara K, Miyamoto T, Murakami T, Shimizu C, Shimizu M, Kentaro_et_al. Smoking, Smoking Cessation, and the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes among Japanese Adults: Japan Epidemiology Collaboration on Occupational Health Study. Plos One. 2015; 10(7): E0132166.