The Centre for Injury Prevention, Health Development, and Research, Bangladesh
Dr AKM Fazlur Rahman is the Executive Director at the Centre for Injury Prevention, Health Development and Research, Bangladesh (CIPRB). Before joining the present post, he worked in the department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child and Mother Health, Dhaka, Bangladesh in the capacity of Associate Professor.
He has been working in the field of Public Health for more than Twenty five years. He completed his PhD from the department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska University, Stockholm, Sweden in 2000. He developed injury surveillance methods for low income countries.
Dr Fazlur was one of the principal investigators of Bangladesh Health and Injury Survey, 2003. He also conducted research called PRECISE on child injury prevention in Bangladesh- a noteworthy research work in developing countries.
He has published more than 80 scientific articles on public health issues including injury prevention in various peer reviewed journals. He has presented a number of papers as key note speaker in several conferences related to injury prevention and safety promotion. He is also one of the editors of WHO-UNICEF Child Injury Report.