Department of Population Sciences
Shafayat Sultan is working as a Lecturer at the Department of Population Sciences (DPS), University of Dhaka. He has joined DPS on January 2018. He teaches different population and health behavior-related courses in his department such as Population theories, Population Communication and Behavior Change and Population Health. He is currently and was previously involved in different research teams as a team member. Amongst research works, he has experience in preparing data collection tools, data collection, processing and analyzing both quantitative and qualitative data on areas like Child Marriage, Family Planning, Geriatric Health Care, Gender–biased sex selection, Adolescent Health care etc.Show less
|Degree Name||Group/Major Subject||Board/Institute||Country||Passing Year|
|Masters||Population Sciences||Department of Population Sciences||Bangladesh||2017|
|Bachelor||Population Sciences||Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka||Bangladesh||2015|
|Title||Organization||Location||From Date||To Date|
|Lecturer||Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka||Dhaka||31, Jan 2018||Currently Working|
|Subject||Description||Research Interest (Goal, Target Indicator)|
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|Level of Study||Title||Supervisor||Co-Supervisor(s)||Name of Student(s)||Area of Research||Current Completion|
|Other||The role of Islamic Belief and Practice on Perception of Family Planning in Rural Area of Bangladesh||Shafayat Sultan||Ahad Ullah Kutuby||
|Other||Psychological Factors Affecting Client’s Decision for C-section||Shafayat Sultan||Omor Faruk||
Maternal Health, Behavioral Health, Health care-seeking decision, Health care utilization
|Subject||Project Name||Source of Fund||From Date||To Date||Collaboration|
|Population Sciences||Rapid Assessment in Camps and Selected Host Communities to Understand COVID-19 Behavioral Insights||Save the Children, Bangladesh Country Office||01-04-2021||01-07-2021|
|Population Sciences||Effects of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) on Family Planning and Maternal Health Services in Bangladesh||UNFPA, Bangladesh||01-09-2020||01-01-2021|
|Population Sciences||Population Situation Analysis: Bangladesh||UNFPA, Bangladesh|
|Population Sciences||Gender-Biased Sex Selection in Bangladesh: Exploring Causes and Consequences||UNFPA, Bangladesh|
|Population Sciences||Formative Research for Assessing Exposure and Effectiveness of IEC/SBCC Interventions Implemented by IEM Unit of DGFP||IEM Unit of the Directorate General of Family Planning|
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|SL||Collaboration & Membership Name||Type||Membership Year||Expire Year|
|No Collaboration & Membership is found|
Mohammad Mainul Islam, Mohammad Bellal Hossain and Shafayat Sultan "The impact of COVID-19 on older persons, Bangladesh analytical brief (Report)." UNFPA-HelpAge International regional initiative to monitor the situation of older persons in the Asia Pacific in light of the COVID-19 pandemic (Report). 2020 .
Shafayat Sultan (Co-author) "Gender-Biased Sex Selection in Bangladesh: Exploring Causes and Consequences (Report).." Gender-Biased Sex Selection in Bangladesh: Exploring Causes and Consequences Dhaka: Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka and UNFPA Bangladesh, 2019 .
Mohammad Mainul Islam, Shafayat Sultan and Mohammad Bellal Hossain : The impact of COVID‑19 on health of the older persons in Bangladesh, China Population and Development Studies Springer Nature , 2021 .
Shafayat Sultan, Md. Mahir Faysal and Md. Zakiul Alam : Social gradients of childhood morbidity and malnutrition in Bangladesh: Evidence from the multiple indicator cluster survey 2019 (accepted for publication), Journal of Population and Development [JPD] , vol.2 , no.1 , 2021 .
Mohammad Bellal Hossain, Md. Zakiul Alam, Md. Syful Islam, Shafayat Sultan, Md. Mahir Faysal, Sharmin Rima, Md. Anwer Hossain, Maliha Mubashirah Mahmood, Shaima Shohuda Kashfi, Abdullah Al Mamun, Hossna Tasmia Monia and Sharmin Sultana Shoma : COVID-19 public stigma in the context of government-based structural stigma: A cross-sectional online survey of adults in Bangladesh, Stigma and Healt , vol.6 , no.2 , pp.123-133 , 2021 .
Mohammad Bellal Hossain, Md. Zakiul Alam, Md. Syful Islam, Shafayat Sultan, Md. Mahir Faysal, Sharmin Rima, Md. Anwer Hossain, Maliha Mubashirah Mahmood, Shaima Shohuda Kashfi, Abdullah Al Mamun, Hossna Tasmia Monia and Sharmin Sultana Shoma : Population-level preparedness about preventive practices against COVID-19: A cross-sectional study among adults in Bangladesh., Frontiers in public health (impact factor:2.483) , vol.8 , 2021 .
Professor Dr. Mohammad Bellal Hossain, Md. Zakiul Alam, Md. Syful Islam, Shafayat Sultan, Md. Mahir Faysal, Sharmin Rima, Md. Anwer Hossain, Maliha Mubashirah Mahmood, Shaima Shohuda Kashfi, Abdullah Al Mamun, Hossna Tasmia Monia and Sharmin Sultana Shoma : Do knowledge and attitudes matter for preventive behavioral practices toward the COVID-19? A cross-sectional online survey among the adult population in Bangladesh, Heliyon (impact factor:1.65) , vol.6 , no.12 , pp.308-323 , 2020 .
Md. Zakiul Alam, Md. Syful Islam and Shafayat Sultan : Knowledge and practice of emergency contraception among currently-married women in Bangladesh: Evidence from a national cross-sectional survey, Journal of Population and Social Studies [JPSS] , vol.28 , no.4 , pp.308-323 , 2020 .
Md. Zakiul Alam and Shafayat Sultan : Knowledge and Practice of Menstrual Regulation (MR) in Bangladesh: Patterns and Determinants, Journal of Population and Social Studies [JPSS] , vol.27 , no.3 , pp.220-231 , 2019 .
Shafayat Sultan and Md. Zakiul Alam "Prevalence, patterns and socio-economic determinants of chronic diseases, comorbidity, and multimorbidity among elderly in Bangladesh." The Second Asian Conference on Population and Development Hangzhou, China: 2019 .
Shafayat Sultan and Mohammad Bellal Hossain "Health Care Support System for the Elderly Population in Bangladesh: Perceived Needs for Health Care." XXVIII International Population Conference, International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) Cape Town, South Africa: IUSSP, 2017 .
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