Dr. Mehedi Hasan is a medical doctor by training and completed his Master of Public Health (MPH) from BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health (BRAC JPGSPH). Currently, he is pursuing research on Non-communicable Diseases and Nutrition. His research area of interest is inequity in the distribution of NCDs and the relationship between overnutrition and NCDs. Dr. Mehedi was the founding Coordinator of a national hub called the ‘Centre for Non-communicable Diseases and Nutrition (CNCDN)’, which aims to support NCD research in Bangladesh under the Global Health Research Unit funded by the National Institute for Health Research. Currently, he is working at the Centre of Excellence for science of implementation and scale-up to conduct implementation research for NCD interventions. Dr. Mehedi has published more than 30 research articles in international peer-reviewed and high-impact journals.
Non-communicable Disease and Implementation Research
“Hasan, M., Khan, M. S. A., Sutradhar, I., Hossain, M. M., Hossaine, M., Yoshimura, Y., ... & Mridha, M. K. (2021). Prevalence and associated factors of hypertension in selected urban and rural areas of Dhaka, Bangladesh: findings from SHASTO baseline survey. BMJ open, 11(1), e038975.”
“Hasan, M., Sutradhar, I., Gupta, R. D., & Sarker, M. (2018). Prevalence of chronic kidney disease in South Asia: a systematic review. BMC nephrology, 19(1), 1-12.”
“Hasan, M., Sutradhar, I., Akter, T., Das Gupta, R., Joshi, H., Haider, M. R., & Sarker, M. (2018). Prevalence and determinants of hypertension among adult population in Nepal: Data from Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 2016. PloS one, 13(5), e0198028.”
“Hasan, M., Sutradhar, I., Shahabuddin, A. S. M., & Sarker, M. (2017). Double burden of malnutrition among Bangladeshi women: a literature review. Cureus, 9(12).”
“Song, P., Gupta, A., Goon, I. Y., Hasan, M., Mahmood, S., Pradeepa, R., ... & South Asia Biobank. Remaining authors are listed at the end of the article Page Polly Silva Wnurinham Aarthi Garudam R Afzal Saira Day Sophie E Holmes Bridget A Kamalesh Rajan Pineda Elisa Hersch Fred Rai Baldeesh K Sarker Malabika Valabhji Jonathan. (2021). Data resource profile: Understanding the patterns and determinants of health in South Asians—the South Asia Biobank. International Journal of Epidemiology, 50(3), 717-718e.”