Prof. Rahman has been leading CIPRB as Executive Director since its inception. He is one of the global leading experts in the field of Public Health and Injury Prevention. Following his PhD from Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, he conducted more than 50 research projects as principal investigator including large scale national surveys. Being a professor of epidemiology, he has been effectively contributing to local capacity development and authored more than 250 scientific publications.
Deputy Executive Director & Director, IDPR-D
Dr. Rahman apart from his position as Deputy Executive Director, has also been responsible for directing the International Drowning Research Centre-Bangladesh (IDRC-B). He obtained his PhD from Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. Dr. Rahman is one of the leading drowning prevention researchers globally. He has published more than 80 articles in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Rahman has also been appointed as Portfolio Director, Drowning Prevention by the Royal Life Saving Society, Commonwealth.
Director – Reproductive and Child Health
Prof. Dr. M. A. Halim is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with expertise in public health research. He has been leading the Reproductive and Child Health unit of the centre since 2010. He obtained his PhD from Hamamatsu University, Japan. He published around 50 scientific articles in peer reviewed journals. He led two recent projects namely ‘Maternal and Perinatal Death Review in four MNHI districts of Bangladesh 2010-2012’
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