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Northern University Bangladesh

Ms. Bilkis Banu

Designation : Assistant professor
Department : Master of Public Health
Academic Qualification :

MSc (DU) 2004, MPH (NSU) 2009,

PhD Scholar, Heidelberg Institute of Global Health, Heidelberg University, Germany

 

Research :
1. Compliance of WASH facilities among clients of Community Clinics in Bangladesh: A comparative study. 
2. Perceptions regarding smartphone application for the self-management of diabetes. 
3. A comparative study on the effectiveness of Traditional versus Communication technology-based health educational intervention focusing on Diabetes. 
4. A comparative study of the child nutritional status in Bangladesh
5. Mother support & maternal protection
6. Reinitiating Fertility Decline in Bangladesh By meeting the needs of high  parity couple
7. Monitoring  Utilization of health,Nutrition and  Population Services by  the Poor ICDDR, B/BRAC/MOHFW Collaborative Project
8. Prescribing Behavior of physicians in Health Care Facilities of HCDP
9. Knowledge, Attitude and Practice regarding Safe Motherhood among Married Women of Reproductive Age in Kavrepalanchok District of Nepal
10. Prevention and Management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus among selected Bangladeshi Population
11. Effects of educational level of father and mother on perception of Breast Feeding
12. Nutritional status and Dietary pattern of the children of Non-formal primary school
13. Knowledge, attitude and practice related to diabetes mellitus among geriatric patients
14. Factors affecting non adherence to drug, diet & lifestyle related to advices among children with type I diabetes mellitus
15. Effects of arsenic exposure during pregnancy on newborn immunoglobulin levels in Bangladesh
16. Capacity Development for Combating Gestational Diabetes  Mellitus (GDM) in Bangladesh
17. Health Educational Intervention on Hand Washing among school children in rural area.
18. Educational Intervention on Oral Hygiene among school children in a selected school of Dhaka city.
19. Health Educational Intervention on Safe Drinking Water in a selected rural community
20. Educational Intervention on Menstrual Hygiene among adolescent in a selected school of Dhaka city
21. Hand Washing Knowledge and Practices among School Children in Bangladesh
22. A comparative study on Traditional and Skill Based Health Education on hand washing among SECONDARY school children in DHAKA
23. Capacity Development for Combating Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) in Bangladesh funded by World Diabetes Foundation    
24. Perceptions regarding smart-phone application for the self-management of diabetes funded by Heidelberg University, Germany
25. A comparative study on the effectiveness of Traditional versus Communication technology-based health educational intervention focusing on Diabetes funded by Heidelberg University, Germany
26. Factors affecting Non-adherence to eye care advices among Diabetes patients with Eye Problems in Bangladesh funded by BADAS-ORBIS Eye Care Project.
27. Does m-health influence patient adherence and allow cost effective management of type 2 diabetes in Bangladesh?-funded by Heidelberg University, Germany
28. An interventional study on the use of mobile SMS as a tool for modification of knowledge and belief regarding diabetes among patients and relatives in Karachi, Pakistan funded by NOMA Grant, Oslo University, Norway
29. Knowledge and behavior regarding health-related issues among female garment workers in Bangladesh funded by University of Southern Mississippi, USA.
Publications :

1) Broek JMV, Roy SK, Khan WA, Biswas R, Banu B, Ara G and Chakraborty B. Risk factors for mortality in shigellosis: a case control study among severely malnourished children in Bangladesh.The Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition. 2005; 23( 3): 259-265

2) Afrose L, Banu B, Ahamed KR, Khanom K . Factors associated with knowledge on breastfeeding among female garments workers in Dhaka city. The South-East Asian Journal of Public Health. 2012; 1 (3): 249-255

3) Banu B, Hasnin SS, Khanom K. Nutritional Status of the Children of Non-Formal Primary School: Bangladesh Experience. South Asian Journal of Population Health. 2011; 4 (1&2): 83-90

4) Banu B, Khanom K. Effects of Education Level of Father and Mother on perceptions of Breast Feeding. Journal of Enam Medical College. 2012; 2 (2):67-73

5) Shrestha S, Banu B, Devkota B, Thapa N, Khanom K, Ali L, Pederse BS.  Changing Trends on the Place of Delivery: Why do Nepali Women give Birth at Home.  Journal of Reproductive Health. 2012; 9:25

6) Banu B, Rahman S, Begum K, Ahmed T, Choudhury HA, Ali L. Prescribing behavior of diabetes treating physicians in selected health care facilities of the Diabetic Association of Bangladesh. Indian Journal of Public Health. 2014; 58(3):180-186

7) Haque M, Banu B, Islam K, Islam ASMM, Naser MA. Nutritional status and hygiene practice among ethnic communities in selected area of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Nutrition. 2013-14; 26: 87-94

8) Banu B, Sharmin S, Yasmin F, Khanom K. Knowledge and Practices of Hand Washing among Secondary School Children: Bangladesh Experience. South Asian Journal of Population and Health. 2014; 7 (1&2): 21 -32

9) Ser PH, Banu B, Jebunnesa F, Fatema K, Nasrin R, Yasmin R, Furusawa H, Ali L, Ahmad A, Watanabe C. Arsenic exposure increases maternal but not cord serum immunoglobulin G level in Bangladesh. Pediatrics International. 2015; 57 (1)

10) Haque M, Banu B, Naser MA. Obesity status among psoriasis patients in a tertiary care hospital in Bangladesh. South Asian Journal of Population Health. 2014; 7 (1&2): 33 -39

11) R Islam, KM Muktadir, ZA Rizvi, S Hossain, B Banu, KR Ahmed, K Khanom, JHB Masud. Educational Intervention on Hand washing among the School Children in a Rural area of Bangladesh. European Academic Research, Jan 2015; 2:10.

12) Banu B, Mustafa K. A comparative study on traditional and skill based health educational intervention on hand washing among secondary school children in Bangladesh. Paripex: Indian Journal of Research. 2015; 4(6):  ISSN 2250-1991

13) Yasmin F., Banu B., Zakir S., Sauerborn R., Ali L., Souares A. Positive influence of short message service and voice call interventions on adherence and health outcomes in case of chronic disease care: a systematic review. Medical Informatics and Decision Making.2016, 16:46. DOI: 10.1186/s12911-016-0286-3

14) Mansoor Ahmed Siddiqui, Liaquat Ali, Asher Fawwad, Bilkis Banu, Hasina Akhter Chowdhury, Nazish Waris, Anum Butt, Syeda Nuzhat Nawab, Abdul Basit. Mobile SMS: A tool for behavior and life style modification in management of diabetes – a study from Karachi, Pakistan. Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health. 22 October 2019 (Available Online). In Press

15) F. Yasmin, L. Ali, B. Banu, F. B. Rasul, R. Sauerbornand A. Souares. Understanding patients’experience livingwith diabetes type 2 and effective diseasemanagement: a qualitative study followinga mobile health intervention in Bangladesh. BMC Health Services Research (2020) 20:29 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-019-4811-9.

16) Banu B, Mustafa K, Mark J. Kittleson, Touhid Bhuiyan, Sayed Asaduzzaman. Concurrent Field Practice act as an efficient teaching pedagogy to originate public health professionals:  A Bangladesh Context. Asia Journal of Public Health. 2019.

C. Book/ Booklet/ Module Publication:

  1. Prescribing Behavior of Diabetes Treating Physicians, Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN: 978-3-659-19701-7, Published on August 2013.
  2. ডায়াবেটিস ব্যবস্থাপনায় রোগীর করণীয়, BUHS Publications, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Published on February 2016.
  1. Member of writing and editing team in the development of the Training Module for the Physicians in Management & Prevention of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) in Bangladesh, supported by World Diabetes Foundation and Diabetic Association of Bangladesh, published by BUHS Publications, Dhaka, Bangladesh, February, 2017.
  2. Member of writing and editing team in the development of the Training Module for the Nurses in Management & Prevention of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) in Bangladesh, supported by World Diabetes Foundation and Diabetic Association of Bangladesh, published by BUHS Publications, Dhaka, Bangladesh, February, 2017.
  3. Member of writing and editing team in the development of the Training Module for the Nutritionist in Management & Prevention of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) in Bangladesh, supported by World Diabetes Foundation and Diabetic Association of Bangladesh, published by BUHS Publications, Dhaka, Bangladesh, February, 2017.
  4. Member of writing and editing team in the development of the Training Module for the Community Health Workers in Management & Prevention of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) in Bangladesh, supported by World Diabetes Foundation and Diabetic Association of Bangladesh, published by BUHS Publications, Dhaka, Bangladesh, February, 2017.
  5. Member of writing and editing team in the development of the Training Module in Communication Skill Development, published by Dept of Health Promotion and Health Education, Bangladesh University of Health Sciences, Dhaka, Bangladesh, August, 2018.
  • Booklet on ‘`দাঁতের যত্নে করণীয়', Published by Department of Public Health, Northern University Bangladesh, Published on August 2019.
  • Leaflet on ‘ডেঙ্গু সচেতনতা , Published by Department of Public Health, Northern University Bangladesh, Published on August 2019.
  • Booklet on ‘নিরাপদ খাবার, সুস্থ জীবন, Published by Department of Public Health, Northern University Bangladesh, Published on April 2019.
  • Booklet on ‘শিশুদের মোবাইল আসক্তি প্রতিরোধে সৃজনশীল কর্মকান্ড', Published by Department of Public Health, Northern University Bangladesh, Published on April 2019.
  • Booklet on ‘ইলেকট্রনিক ডিভাইস ব্যবহারে চোখের সতর্কতা', Published by Department of Public Health, Northern University Bangladesh, Published on December 2019.
  • Booklet on ‘Vaccination Schedule’, Published by Department of Public Health, Northern University Bangladesh, Published on December 2019.

 

Academic Awards, Fellowships and Research Grants :
  1. Fellowship award as an Innovation Public Health Education for 2013 under the Next Generation of Public Health Experts Program with full stipend of $5000 from James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  2. Conference travel grant amounting 1800 EURO in the 49 European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Congress in Barcelona, Spain (September, 2013).
  3. Scholarship for PhD Programs 2014 under the USAID̕s Next Generation of Public Health Experts Project (NGPHEP) from James P. Grant School of Public Health (JPGSPH) of BRAC Institute of Global Health (BIGH) of BRAC University amounting 30,000 USD.
  4. Research grant entitled ‘A comparative study on communication versus traditional technology-based health educational intervention focusing on diabetes’ amounting 10,500 Euro from the Institute of Public Health, Heidelberg University, Germany.
  5. Fellowship award with stipend amounting 3500 Euro from the Institute of Public Health, Heidelberg University, Germany for 5 months (June to October 2017).
  6. Conference travel grant amounting 700 EURO in the 53 European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Congress in Lisbon, Portugal (September, 2017).
  7. Research grant entitled ‘Perceptions regarding Smartphone Application fro the self-management of diabetes: A formative study’ amounting 3621 Euro from the Institute of Public Health, Heidelberg University, Germany (December 2017 – February 2018)
  8. Achieved Best Session Presentation Award for the paper entitled ‘Non-adherences to diabetes self-care activities among rural diabetic patients of Bangladesh’. 2nd International Conference on Public Health, 19-20 March 2019, Kualalampur, Malaysia.
  9. Achieved Best Presentation Award for the paper entitled ‘Drug, diet and physical activities management of Bangladeshi rural diabetic patient’. 1st Scientific Congress on NCD. 20-21 October 2019, BSMMU, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 

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