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									                                                                                                           CV of Shariful Islam

                                 Dr. S. M. Shariful Islam MBBS, MPH
Address:                                                       Office Address:
B-60, Road #3, Niketon                                         United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Gulshan-1, Dhaka-1212                                          CHTDF, Rajbari Road, Rangamati-4500
Bangladesh.                                                    Bangladesh.
Telephone: 882 8931/ 01199-2276025                             Telephone: (0351) 61801-5 Ext. 142
E-Mail     :                             Fax : (0351) 62 619
Web        :                             Web:

Professional profile:

          Public Health Physician with 6 years of experience in Health Program Interventions with United
           Nations, international and national NGOs and Government of Bangladesh.
          Excellent skills in Project Planning, Design, Implementing, Monitoring and Evaluation, Project
           Management and Strategy Development.
          Masters in Public Health with professional trainings in home and abroad (Fogarty Scholar).
          UN Certified Trainer on HIV/AIDS and Certificate on AIDS (JHU)
          Thesis on Awareness of HIV/AIDS among IDUs as a part of MPH program
          Proficient in Computer with MS Offices package, Web research, MIS, MS Project, SPSS & Epi Info.
          Proven skills in management, supervision and team building and leadership
          Confident in professional writing, presentation, training and research activities

Professional experiences:

        January 25, 2006 to March 2007:
       Medical Officer & Team Leader (Upazilla Mobile Team), United Nations Development Programme
       (UNDP), Chittagong Hill Tracts Development Facility (CHTDF), Rangamati, Bangladesh.

       Responsibilities: Responsible for the implementation of mobile and Basic Community Health Workers
       (BCHW) activities in the Upazilla; Provide Technical Assistance to Government agencies and involve in
       the capacity development process, Provide overall technical and administrative supervision and support to
       mobile staffs and BCHWs; Conduct mobile clinics 5 days a week at selected nodes, Plan the needs for
       and monitor the use of equipment, supplies, medicine and consumables; Liaise with communities and
       community leaders for the relevance and adequacy of project activities to the needs of population; Liaise
       with MOH&FW staff and NGO for coordination of health activities; Document the progress of project by
       reports, Inform the District Medical Officer of the progress on a regular basis, to bring to its attention
       obstacles and issues and work with the International & National Consultants on feasible solutions.
       Implement collaboration with Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, NGOs and other actors in health.

            Represented UNDP as Resident Coordinator at Rangamati to Government authorities, Ministry of Health and
             Family Welfare, Donor Agencies and local government authority.
            Organized Workshop and Training programs as Coordinator on HIV/AIDS for GoB, NGOs and partner
             organizations at Rangamati
            Increased coverage of immunization of children from 48% to more than 86% in hard-to-reach areas
            Established 10 satellite clinics in remote hard to reach areas with lab facilities and initiated a community based
             health care program.
            Organized joint collaboration program with Government, UN, Donors, NGOs and other actors in health at the
             district level
            Trained more than 50 Basic Community Health Workers in PHC, Malaria, ANC, PNC and Nutrition
            Supervised more than 85 staffs in the fields and office.

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 November 2005 to January 2006:
Research Investigator (NO-A): Reproductive Health Unit, Public Health Science Division
ICDDR, B- Center for Health and Population Research, Bangladesh (
(USAID funded UON Project in collaboration with UNICEF & GOB).

Responsibilities: Project Coordinator and Team Leader at the District level. Conduct the District level
Advocacy meeting on Maternal Health. Conduct training to the field staffs and government counterpart.
Liaise with the government counter part and organizations working in the field of maternal health.
Supervise the Quality Control project of Maternal Health. Participating in developing concept papers,
projects and training sessions. Carrying out various research/field research and study activities.
Contributing in developing research tools. Supervising data collection, data analysis and research
activities. Compiling research data. Writing report and preparing papers.

   Conducted Advocacy meetings at the district level with actors in maternal and reproductive health
   Worked to improve the quality of care at the government and private facilities
   Trained several government, private and NGO doctors in EOC and EmOC
   Participated in data collection, supervision, data analysis, report writing and development of concept papers and
    proposals in Maternal Health

 January 2005 to November 2005:
Clinical Trial Manager: Texas Tech University Arsenic Mitigation Project in Bangladesh
(A NIH funded randomized, double blinded, placebo controlled phase-III clinical trial to study the effect
of Selenium in the mitigation of Arsenicosis)

Responsibilities: Representing and managing the overall Arsenic mitigation project of Texas Tech
University, USA in Bangladesh. Contribute to strategic planning and review process at country level,
develop project monitoring system and tools. Representing the Principal Investigator in Bangladesh to
donor agencies, contact UNICEF Bangladesh, DPHE, ICDDRB, NIPSOM and work with other
collaborating institutes; lead a team of dedicated scientists and researchers from USA, Bangladesh,
Canada and Ireland. Maintain contact with Bangladesh Medical and Research Counsel. Conducting group
meetings with Data and Safety Monitoring Board in Bangladesh, Report writings, Visit to Project site
frequently to monitor patient compliance, Supervise staff performance, create patient database in Access,
data entry supervision, data analysis using SPSS, Hiring and Training of the field staffs.

 Helped to develop the project proposal for NIH, USA
 Organized as Co-Principal Investigator in Bangladesh the Data Safety and Monitoring Board with
  representatives from Donor agencies, Government and Scientist in Bangladesh and Abroad
 Trained Field workers, research assistants, supervised clinical trial in the fields

 May 2004 to January 2005 (Part-Time)
Consultant (Health): TARA Bangladesh

Responsibilities: Program Planning, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation; Draft project proposals
and budgets; Manage Staffs, Monitor Budget, Maintain a health information system; Prepare monthly,
quarterly and Annual reports. Support health managers in development and implementation of
procurement and spending plans; Represent TARA to local GOB, WHO, UN, NGO, and partners; Attend
all health meetings; Staff recruitment, Training, Training Needs Assessment, Development of Training
Curriculum. Liaise with Regionally based organizations with respect to HIV/AIDS. Assist partners to
address HIV/AIDS within their programmes. Spend about 60% of time traveling to project sites.

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• April 2004-May 2004
Physician Observer (Short-Term Assignment): EngenderHealth Bangladesh Country Office

Worked on Strengthening Clinical Contraceptive & Safe Motherhood, a USAID Project. To conduct the
“Baseline Assessment Activity” of EngenderHealth Bangladesh Country Office.

• April 2003 – April 2004
Assistant Manager (Medical), Duncan Brothers PLC. Worked in Molvibazar district tea estates of the

Responsibilities: As the technical leader and head of the team, lead more than 85 staffs including
Medical Assistants, Paramedics, Midwives, and Field Supervisors. Organize all the health programs
including Malaria Control Program, Tuberculosis Control Program, EPI, MCH and FP Programs.
Supervise and work in the mobile clinics of each tea estate 6 days a week on a rotational basis. Prepare
Annual Budget and monitor budget and logistics. Liaise with the District Civil Surgeon (CS), Thana
Health and Family Planning Officer (TH&FPO’s), local leaders, partner organizations and NGOs in the
region. Conduct training of the field staffs, prepare training manuals.

 September 2002 – April 2003
Field Research Physician: Monitoring & Evaluation Component- Mitra & Associates in collaboration
with John Hopkins University, USA and DCC, Bangladesh.

Responsibilities: Conduct Health Facility Survey of Urban Primary Health Care Centers in 4 major
divisions in Bangladesh. Coordinate development of and training on M&E systems with relevant field and
support staff, including data collection, supervision, data entry and analysis. Identify training needs of
field staffs. Facilitate M&E training to relevant field and support staff. Under direct supervision and
guidance of the Project Director, UPHCP helped in the formulation, implementation, monitoring and
evaluation of the UPHC projects. Support development of programme and project concept notes and
related documentation. Develop and provide technical support on assessment and baseline data collection
methodologies with relevant field and support staff. Facilitate relevant M&E training or coordination
necessary for programme implementation.

 November 2001 to September 2002
Center Manager & Medical Officer, TARA Bangladesh (a local NGO)

Responsibilities: As a full time Medical Officer cum Center Manager- Manage and lead the health team,
Act as a technical services representative, Management of referral cases, Management of MCH & FP and
STD/RTI cases and Organize programs for prevention of STD/AIDS, Organize other health programs,
Provide refresher training to the Midwives, Paramedics, Counselors and field staffs.

 11th November 2000 To 10th November 2001
Internship in the Department of Surgery & Medicine in Bangladesh Medical College Hospital, Dhaka

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M.P.H (International Health): Blekinge Institute of Technology, Lund University, Sweden (Ongoing)
M.P.H (Community Medicine) - National Institute of Preventive & Social Medicine, (NIPSOM), June 2004
M.B.B.S. - Bangladesh Medical College, Dhaka University in September 2000.
DCS -Diploma in Computer Science from Institute of Computer Science, 1998. (A+)
H.S.C. - Notredame College, Dhaka in 1992 (First Division).
S.S.C. - Bangladesh Embassy High School, Jeddah, Saudi-Arabia in 1990 (First Division-Star Marks).

Professional trainings:
 UN Advanced Security in the Fields: UNDSS on 19th March 2007.
 International course on “Emergency responses to cholera and shigella epidemics” at ICDDR, B from 22 nd
  November to 7th December 2006.
 UN Safety and Security Workshop: Conducted by UNDSS and UNDP Bangladesh on June 15 th 2006 at Peda-
  Ting-Ting, Rangamati.
 UNDP HIV/AIDS workshop and ToT on HIV/AIDS at Conference Room, UNDP on April 12-13, 2006.
 Basic Security in the field-Staff Safety, Health and Welfare”at UNDP on April 6, 2006.
 Fogarty International workshop on Basic and Molecular Epidemiology, Environmental Health and Arsenicosis,
  Kolkata, India: University of California, Berkley, USA from December 13-25, 2005.
 Training on "Monitoring & Evaluation of Urban Primary Health Care Project" by Mitra & Associates & Dhaka
  City Corporation in collaboration with John Hopkins University, USA
 IMCI (Integrated Management of Childhood Illness) - Conducted by WHO, UNICEF & MOHFW (GOB) at
  Dhaka Medical College, from 10th December to 21st December 2003.
 Workshop on "Adverse Drug Reactions (ADR) Monitoring"-Organized by WHO, MOH&FW: IEDCR
  Auditorium 22nd December 2003 to 27th December 2003.
 ICDDR, B-Howard Huges Medical Institute "Advanced Laboratory Training Course in Infectious Disease
  Research" September 8-23, 2003.
 C.P.R (BLS & ACLS) -Bangobandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka (6 Weeks Certificate Course)
  From 26th October to 24th January 2002.

 Fogarty International Scholarship: supported by NIH, USA.
 Gold Medal for Academic Excellence: Government of Bangladesh, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jeddah, KSA

Professional membership:-
 Member: Bangladesh Medical and Dental Counsel (BMDC)
 Registered Consultant with PSU (Program Support Unit) of CIDA as a Public Health Professional.
 Member: Bangladesh Public Health Association (BPHA)
 Member: Global Health Counsel

 Islam SMS: Awareness of HIV/AIDS among the Injecting Drug Users (IDUs) in Bangladesh: JOPSOM 2005;
 Shariful Islam S.M., Rahman M.: Personal profile and health seeking behaviours of the injecting drug users in
  Dhaka city, Bangladesh: AIDS2006 Conference · Abstract: A-011-0193-01468
 Role of Riboflavin in the Prophylaxis of Migraine: A Case Control Study
ISLAM SMS 1,BHUIYA AA 2, ANWARULLAH AKM3: Bangladesh Medical College Journal: 7 (6) 2004.
 CML: An overview and advancement in treatment in Bangladesh: Yunus ABM, Sohel SI. : The Orion Medical
  Journal.,Vol 16,Sep,2003 :99-103 ( )
 First there was SARS, now there's West Nile Virus.-Edited By Dr.Tamer Fouad MD, Jefry A Gordon MD, Dr.
  Shariful Islam (Also on

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Languages known:-

 English & Bengali (Fluent- Spoken, Reading & Writing)
 Arabic (Spoken & Reading)
 Hindi, Urdu, Chakma (Spoken)

Other activities:-
 Volunteer Work: Hajj Medical Volunteer, Bangladesh Mission- 1988-1989, Makkah, Saudi-Arabia
 Founder Member - Medicine Club and Shandhani, Bangladesh Medical College Branch.
 Health Editor- Icon Software .Medical Articles and Reporting in Different Newspapers & internet.

Computer knowledge:-

 Completed a "Diploma in Computer Science (DCS)" in 1998 with A+ from - I.C.S
 Fluent - Windows 98/2000, Windows XP, Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, Excel), Eudora, MS Publisher,
Adobe Photoshop, Internet browsing, Email & web search. Hardware
 Familiar with Accounting, Statistical & Medical software’s (SPSS, EPI INFO, MS Project)

Personal Details:

Full Name:               Dr. Sheikh Mohammed Shariful Islam.
Father’s Name:           Professor (Dr.) S. M. Abul Kalam.
Mother’s Name:           Dr. Hurun Nessa.
Date of Birth:           12th October 1975.
Nationality:             Bangladeshi.
Religion:                Islam
Marital Status:          Married with 2 sons.

 1. Dr. Rabiul Alam MBBS, DPH, MPH                     3. Dr. Sharful Islam Khan MBBS, MA, PhD
 National Health Consultant,                           Associate Scientist & Medical Anthropologist,
 UNDP, CHTDF Health Unit,                              SBSU, PHSD,ICDDR, B, Mohakhali,
 Rajbari Road, Rangamati 4500, Bangladesh.             Dhaka-1200, Bangladesh.
 Telephone: 0351-61801-5 Ext.142, 01711024234          Email:
 Email:                           Telephone: 8811751-60 Ext-2261, 01713-040944

 2. Dr. Munir Ahmed PhD                                4. Dr. Iqbal Anwar MBBS, DPH, MPH
 Executive Director                                    Associate Scientist, RHU, PHSD
 TARA Bangladesh                                       ICDDR, B, Mohakhali, Dhaka-1200, Bangladesh.
 1, Purbachal Road ( South of Alirmore)                Email:
 Northeast Baddah, Dhaka, 1212, Bangladesh             Telephone: 8811751-60 Ext-2230, 01715-495296
 Telephone: +(8802)-885-1405/885-1506

                                                                                  Dr. S. M. Shariful Islam

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