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Baby Naznin

Senior Research Associate

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Centre Affiliation
  • Centre Of Excellence For Urban Equity And Health (CUEH)



Short Biography

Ms. Baby Naznin is a public health researcher at BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health. She is a junior health economist and has about three and a half (3.5) years of research experience in conducting health economics and health systems research. She has been involved in several national and international projects related to the health service delivery system of Bangladesh. She has expertise in both qualitative, and quantitative methods. Her primary research interests include impact evaluation, health systems research, health financing, economic evaluation, systematic review etc. Currently, Ms. Naznin is coordinating an FCDO (former DFID) funded multi-country research project and leading the capacity strengthening activities in Bangladesh and Nepal under the guidance of her supervisor at JPGSPH. Prior to her research career, she completed her graduation and post-graduation in Health Economics from the Institute of Health Economics at the University of Dhaka.

Research Interests

health systems research health financing Impact evaluation economic evaluation systematic review


  • Master of Social Science (MSS)
  • Bachelor of Social Science (BSS)

Selected publications

  • “Wallace, L. J., Agyepong, I., Baral, S., Barua, D., Das, M., Huque, R., Joshi, D., Mbachu, C. O., Naznin, B., ... & Elsey, H. (2022). The Role of the Private Sector in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Experiences From Four Health Systems. Frontiers in Public Health, 1527.”

  • “2. Quayyum, Z., Begum, T., Naznin, B., Hossain, A., Huque, R., Sabur, M. A., Ahmed, F. (2022). Health Care Financing in Bangladesh: An historical perspective of 50 years of Independence. Bangladesh Health Watch. Chapter 17. ”

  • “Quayyum, Z., Shaon, F.T.U., Ahmed, A., Naznin, B., Hema, P. S., Rahman, M. (2020). Bangladesh Health System’s Response to COVID-19 during first nine weeks: A Rapid Study on the Key Building Blocks. Brac Jpgsph website. ”

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Current projects

  • Cost & Benefit Analysis of BIED’s Play Lab Model intervention for children in Government Primary Schools