Syed Masud Ahmed
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- Centre Of Excellence For Health Systems And Universal Health Coverage (COE-HS&UHC)
Prof. Syed Masud Ahmed is a graduate of Dhaka Medical College (1978), a David E. Fellow from Harvard Centre for Population and Development Studies (1997), and recipient of PhD in health systems from the Karolinska Institutet Medical University, Stockholm, Sweden (2005). He was a member of the Global Health Policy and Health Systems Research Committee of the NOW/WOTRO, Netherlands (2009 – ’13), Health Workforce Advocacy Initiative (HWAI) Steering Committee, WHO (2014) and Health Systems Research Committee of the Welcome Trust (2013 – ’16). He was ranked among the top 2% scientists in the ‘Stanford World Ranking of Scientists 2020’ [https://data.mendeley.com/datasets/btchxktzyw/2 (Sl No. 142113/ subfield: Tropical Medicine)]. Recently, Prof. Ahmed has been ranked #2 among Bangladeshi top Scientists in the area of Social Sciences and Humanities, according to Research.com , an academic platform for scientists. He also ranked #4446 in the world ranking [https://research.com/scientists-rankings/social-sciences-and-humanities/bd ]. He has published extensively in peer reviewed journals and authored book chapters, monographs and working papers. He has been also a peer reviewer in reputed journals such as Bulleting of WHO, Social Science and Medicine, Health Policy and Planning, BMC Public Health and Health Services Research, World Development etc. Currently, under the Centre, he is leading research, advocacy and capacity-building activities relevant to improvement of the health systems and advance UHC in Bangladesh.
development interventions’ impact on the lives of the poor and its mechanism health and well-being of the marginalized population social determinants of health and equity health workforce crisis and UHC pharmaceutical sector and drug shops health sector corruption road-traffic injuries and trauma registry AMR and epidemic/pandemic preparedness.