Profile of Rafia Rahman

Profile of Rafia Rahman

Rafia Rahman
Assistant Professor
Institute of Health Economics
Institutes
Email: rafia.rahman@du.ac.bd
Phone: +880-2-9661920-73, Ext.8641
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Short Biography:

Rafia Rahman obtained Masters in Public Health from National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine (NIPSOM) in 2010. Previously she completed MBBS (under University of Dhaka), Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Development Planning’ (from National Academy of Development and planning, Ministry of Planning, Bangladesh) and Masters in Health Economics (MHE) from University of Dhaka in 2002, 2008 and 2009 respectively. At the beginning of her career, she worked at different National and international NGO in different positions and at research firms. Named; Palli Shishu Foundation of Bangladesh (USAID), EngenderHealth Bangladesh Country Office (USAID), Social Marketing Company (SMC), Urban Primary Healthcare Project (Dhaka city corporation, South) and Innovative Research & Consultancy Ltd as Monitoring Officer(medical),Project Coordinator, Consultant, Program Evaluation officer and Research Officer respectively from 2003 to 2013. She joined as a Lecturer at the Institute of Health Economics (IHE), University of Dhaka in March 2013. She was appointed Assistant Professor at IHE in 2016 and worked in the same. Work with national and international NGOs for about nine years, teaching in University about nine years, involve in research work for about ten years and as a voluntary member for about eight organizations inspire to integrate health economics and public health basic facts and use of different tools of economics. To know the basic reciprocation between “health economics and public health” she write book "Health Economics and Public Health" that will assist interested readers. Before writing the book, Rafia Rahman published about 13articles in different national and international journals. Attend a good number of conferences and workshops as speaker, anchor and co-chair. Beside this she works with Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Center for Communication Programs (BCCP) {Tobacco control program} funded by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Public Health Foundation, Bangladesh. These are three major government and non-government organizations she is intimately attached to. She is Phd apprentice.

Degree Name Group/Major Subject Board/Institute Country Passing Year
Masters MPH NIPSOM Bangladesh 2010
Masters Health Economics University of Dhaka Bangladesh 2009
Post Graduate Diploma Advanced Development National Academy of Development and Planning Bangladesh 2008
Bachelor MBBS University of Dhaka Bangladesh 2001
Award Type Award Title Year Country Description
International Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing awarded to Rafia Rahman, University of Dhaka in recognition of an outstanding contribution to the quality of the journal". 2021
Research Interest
Subject Description
Nursing
Health Economics
Public Health
Project/Research Supervision
Level of Study Title Supervisor Co-Supervisor(s) Name of Student(s) Area of Research Current Completion
No project/research supervision is found
Project/Research Work
Subject Project Name Source of Fund From Date To Date Collaboration
No project/research work is found
Invited Talk
SL Invited Talk
No invited talk is found
SL Collaboration & Membership Name Type Membership Year Membership Expire Year
1   AlphaSights, The world’s knowledge Partner. 2021
2 National Organization (a national NGO, Bangladesh): Combined Effort for a Developed Society Multiple activities 2014 Life Time
3 World Congress on Health Economics, Policy and outcome Research Scientific conference organizer 2017
4 London Journal Press Journal 2018
5 SURCH Research organization 2014 Life Time
6 Innovative Research & Consultancy LTD. (irc) Research organization 2008 Life Time
7 Leaders in Tobacco Control Alumi Association, BCCP Research, Social awareness 2018 Life Time
8 Public Health Foundation, Bangladesh (phf,Bangladesh) Multiple activities 2017 Life Time
9 Bangladesh Medical Science Home &Research Firm Research organization 2018 Life Time
Title Organization Location From Date To Date Description
No experience is found
Book
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Dr. Rafia Rahman Health Economics and Public Health. Las Vegas: SHINEEKS Publishers 304 S. Jones Blvd #2521, Las Vegas NV 89107, USAShineeks Publication Private Ltd http://shineeks.com, medicalbooks1231@gmail.com/info@shineeks.com, March 2021 .
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Rafia Rahman (Chapter-1) "Insights into Economics and Management”. (Chapter -1). British Publisher International, 2021 .
Journal Article
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Rafia Rahman : Knowledge On Infection Control Among the Nurses Working Operation Theatres of National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedic Rehabilitation (NITOR), Dhaka, Journal of Preventive & Social Medicine(JOPSOM) ISSN:1012-8697, NLM ID 8407741, vol.36, no.2 July 2-17 .
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Rafia Rahman : Reduced Complications of Diabetes among Female Patients: A Hypothetical strategy, Journal of Healthcare communication ISSN 2472-1654, In review .
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Rafia Rahman : Health Protection Challenge for Developing Countries: Informal Health Care Service Provider, London Journal of Research in humanities and social science (LJRHSS), London Journals Press, vol.19, no.2 Compilation1 .
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Rafia Rahman : Role of Health Promotion strategies on Lifestyle and Behavioral Changes to Reduce the number of Non-communicable Disease Patient: An Opinion, Journal of Healthcare communication ISSN 2472-1654, DOI:104172/24721654.100118, vol.3, no.1:7 2018 .
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Rafia Rahman : Pattern of Self-Medication in an Urban Community, Journal of Preventive & Social Medicine(JOPSOM) ISSN:1012-8697, NLM ID 8407741, vol.37, no.2 2018 .
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Rafia Rahman : Security service management for Healthcare Providers in a selected tertiary level hospital, Journal of Preventive & Social Medicine(JOPSOM) ISSN:1012-8697, NLM ID 8407741, vol.37, no.2 2018 .
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Rafia Rahman : Substitution Reduced Health Work Force Syndrome: A Way Forward for Developing Countries, Journal of Global Economics ISSN: 2375-4389, DOI: 10.4172/2375-4389.1000264, vol.4, no.4 2017 .
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Rafia Rahman : Management of Blood Transfusion Services in Tertiary Level Hospitals, Journal of Preventive & Social Medicine(JOPSOM) ISSN:1012-8697, NLM ID 8407741, vol.36, no.2 2017 .
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Rafia Rahman : Impact of Providing Working Lunch on Health: A case study in Stich Right Limited Firm at Tongi in Dhaka city, Amity Journal of Healthcare Management (AJHM) ISSN 2455-9768(print),ISSN 2456-1576 (online), vol.I, no.2 2016 .
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Rafia Rahman : Management Status of Emergency Services in a Private Medical College Hospital in Dhaka city, Journal of Preventive & Social Medicine(JOPSOM) ISSN:1012-8697, NLM -ID 8407741, vol.35, no.I 2016 .
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Rafia Rahman : Prevention of Cross-Infection: Scenario of A Tertiary Level Public Hospital in Dhaka City, Journal of Preventive & Social Medicine(JOPSOM) ISSN:1012-8697, NLM -ID 8407741, vol.35, no.I 2016 .
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Rafia Rahman : A Theoretical Review on Correspondence of Doctor Patient Relationship and Treatment Decision Making Models, International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Modern Education (IJMRME), ISSN (online): 2454-6119, vol.II, no.I 2016 .
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Rafia Rahman : Evolution of International Action on Health From 5000BC to Date: An Essay, International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Modern Education (IJMRME), ISSN (online): 2454-6119, vol.II, no.I 2016 .