Abdul Alim Prodhan

NIHR TRAINEE

Abdul Alim Prodhan

Program: PhD

Dr. Abdul Alim is enrolled in the Ph.D. programme at the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

He is working as an Assistant Director & Deputy Programme Manager (Major NCDs) of Non-Communicable Disease Control program of Directorate General of Health Services Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Dr. Alim completed MBBS (major in Medicine & Surgery), from MAG Osmani Medical College, Sylhet, Bangladesh in 2003. After completing his MBBS, he did Masters of Public Health (major in Epidemiology), from the State University of Bangladesh in 2014. He conducted research on the Prevalence of Chronic Kidney Disease among the outpatients department of the National Institute of Kidney Disease & Urology.

He started his career as a Medical Officer, Upazilla Health Complex, Shahrasti, Chandpur in 2006. He has worked in different positions including the National focal person for major NCDs (Diabetes, Hypertension COPD & Cancer), Assistant Director & Deputy Programme Manager (Major NCDs), Senior scientific research officer of the center for global health research (BADAS), etc. Dr. Alim has been involved in the creation of several training manuals and guidelines like the National Protocol For the Management of Diabetes & Hypertension (WHO PEN) in primary health care settings, Life-Care of Hypertensive Patients (A Noncommunicable Disease Education Manual For Primary Health Care), etc.

BRAC University, Bangladesh

BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health was founded in 2004 in Dhaka, Bangladesh to address the unmet public health challenges particular to Asia, Africa and South America. The School is at BRAC University, a premier higher education and development research institution. The School applies an interdisciplinary integration of Education, Training, Research and Advocacy to diverse health challenges such as, Maternal & Reproductive Health, Nutrition, Gender Equity, Sanitation, Non-communicable Diseases, Urbanisation and Climate Change, and also focuses on implementation research.

www.bracu.ac.bd

BRAC University, Bangladesh

BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health was founded in 2004 in Dhaka, Bangladesh to address the unmet public health challenges particular to Asia, Africa and South America. The School is at BRAC University, a premier higher education and development research institution. The School applies an interdisciplinary integration of Education, Training, Research and Advocacy to diverse health challenges such as, Maternal & Reproductive Health, Nutrition, Gender Equity, Sanitation, Non-communicable Diseases, Urbanisation and Climate Change, and also focuses on implementation research.

www.bracu.ac.bd