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Dr.Ahmed Hossain Academic RankAssociate Professor


  • Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Research Interests:

  • Infectious diseases and Chronic diseases in displaced people health, child protection, Meta analysis


Ph.D. Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Canada MSc. Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Canada
Professor, North South University, Bangladesh Associate Professor, North South University, Bangladesh Assistant professor (P), Ryerson University, Canada CIHR Research fellow, McMaster University, Canada
Professional Memberships Member, American Public Health Association Research Director, Health Management BD Foundation
Addressing child protection issues in Cox's Bazar's Rohinga and Host community (Funded by IRC) Global and Regional multimorbidity patterns among adults Disability pattern in Cox's Bazar's Rohinga and Host community (Funded by CDD and GIZ Promoting Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccinations for the Most Vulnerable Groups among Rohingya Refugees and Host Communities (Awarded by Stichting Vluchteling, Laan van Nieuw Oost-Indië 131 M, 2593 BM The Hague, The Netherlands), 2022
Selected Publications 1. Ahmed Hossain, Baten RBA, Sultana ZZ, Rahman T, Adnan MA, Hossain M, Khan TA, Uddin MK. Predisplacement Abuse and Postdisplacement Factors Associated With Mental Health Symptoms After Forced Migration Among Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Mar 1;4(3):e211801. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.1801. PMID: 33724392; PMCID: PMC7967081. 2. Zeeba Zahra Sultana, Adittya Arefin, Ahmed Hossain, Addressing child protection issues in Bangladesh's Rohingya and host community to improve children's health, The Lancet Regional Health - Southeast Asia, Volume 5, 2022, 100070, ISSN 2772-3682, ( ) 3. Ahmed Hossain, Sarker Mohammad Nasrullah, Zarin Tasnim, Md. Kamrul Hasan, and Md. Maruf Hasan, Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibodies among health care workers prior to vaccine administration in Europe, the USA and East Asia: A systematic review and meta-analysis, EclinicalMedicine-The Lancet 2021. 4. Ahmed Hossain, Shakil Ahmed, Md. Shahjalal and Gias U. Ahsan (2019) Health risks of Rohingya children: Two years on, The Lancet, October 19, 2019. DOI: 5. Islam M, Sultana ZZ, Iqbal A, Ali M, Ahmed Hossain Effect of in-house crowding on childhood hospital admissions for acute respiratory infection: A matched case-control study in Bangladesh. International J. Infectious Disease. 2021 March 5;105:639-645. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijid.2021.03.002. PMID: 33684561.
Ph.D. Students (2): 1. Co-supervisor (2022-) for Georgia Venner (email:}) at The London School of Hygiene \& Tropical Medicine, UK. 2. Co-supervised in 2017-2020 for Abdulaziz Alodailah from University of Sydney, Department of Public Health. E-mail:
Awards and Recognitions 1. Featured in Your Dalla Lana, University of Toronto, Vol 17 - June 2021, \url 2. Invited speaker, The 2nd international conference of South Asian Institute of Social Transformation, August, 2022. 3. Featured in The Bridges., North South University BMRC Research grant Award 2017 2019 2021 2022
1. Editor, Frontiers in Public Health, on Conflicts and humanitarian crises on displaced people's health 2. Senior Editor, BMC Research Notes, 3. Associate Editor, American Journal of Infectious Disease
My pedagogy is oriented on meeting the academic needs of students. I accept the development of critical thinking as a fundamental educational strategy to ensure that all students are provided with material that is both achievable and challenging.
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