Mr. Khairul Islam obtained his graduation and post-graduation in Economics and a professional degree in Master of Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology. He completed ALA (Australian Leadership Award) fellowship program successfully as a climate change leadership fellow from Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD, and Australia. And I was nominated and invited to come at INED (The National institute for demographic studies), Paris, France to work on a collaborative project between France GOVT. and icddr,b ( international centre for diarrhoeal research centre, Bangladesh). Notably, I worked in an international health research organization like International centre for diarrhoeal disease research, Bangladesh (www.icddrb.org) from April 2004 to February 2015. During the tenure at icddr,b, I was fully engaged in five assignments as a project management as well as data management and analyst position. I was exclusively envolved with climate change related activities including flood, research work and attended workshop for flood mititation local strategi at Griffith University,Australia.I have also got various professional development training/workshops like conflict management, economic evaluation of health interventions, qualitative research method, statistical software such as SPSS and STATA, scientific writing. I am a contributor of several international publications and abstracts in high impact journals. Personally, I am a positive minded secular parson with a father of two young daughters. My wife is a promising senior lecturer (physics) in South-Point School & College, Baridhara, Dhaka.
Professional and technical capacities
My main capacities are to conduct research project (both Qualitative and quantitative method),prepare research materials( concept note, questionnaire, consent paper, manuscript preparation), guide field team, implement effective monitoring and evaluation system ,oversee data collection, perform data management & analysis, interpretation and visualization including performance reviewing of staffs, scientific reports and other reports (i.e. technical report, supervisory field visit report, monthly narrative report, training report). Last five years at icddr,b, I worked in a national surveillance built upon four tertiary hospitals in Bangladesh, collaborated with IEDCR and funded by CDC, Atlanta. During this tenure, I was fully engaged with govt. counterpart and international donor and I am exposed and passionate to work with government and donors effectively.