Sabuj Kanti Mistry

 

Sabuj Kanti Mistry is currently working as Senior Research Associate at RED. As an independent researcher, he holds significant expertise in implementation of community focused health, nutrition and WASH related researches. His research interests include maternal and child health, food security and nutrition, adolescent health, non-communicable diseases and WASH. He has the ability to encounter the life cycle of a research project with sound research designing, sampling, tools development, data collection, analysis and report writing. He has also published a number of research reports/working paper and peer-reviewed articles for international journals and also attended several local and international seminars/conferences to disseminate research findings.

 

Personal data

Name: Sabuj Kanti Mistry

Address: House# 20, Road# 9, D.I.T. Project, Merul Badda, Dhaka 1212.

Telephone: +88 02 9881265 (Ext. 3721)

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Nationality: Bangladeshi

Gender: Male

Marital Status: Single

 

Education

M.Sc. in Public Health (2013), University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom

M.Sc. in Nutrition and Food Science (2009), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

B.Sc. (Hons.) in Nutrition and Food Science (2008), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

H.S.C in Science (2000), Dhaka College, Dhaka Board, Bangladesh

S.S.C in Science (1998), Dhaka Residential Model College, Dhaka Board, Bangladesh

 

Work experiences

Date: Sep. 2014 - present

Position: Senior Research Associate

Employer: BRAC

Type of business: Non-profit organization/NGO

Area of work: Research and evaluation in health, nutrition and WASH

Major responsibilities: Conceptualize, plan and conducting research on health, nutrition and WASH issues; health promotion through dissemination of health information in different national and international level seminars and workshops; dissemination of health information through a wide range of publications in different journals, newspapers and so on; generate new strategic information for policymakers to address health inequalities and to protect and promote health of mass people.

 

Date: Sep. 2010 - 2014

Position: Research Associate

Employer: BRAC

Type of business: Non-profit organization/NGO

Area of work: Research and evaluation in health and nutrition

Major responsibilities: Conceptualize, plan and conducting research on health and nutrition issues. Evaluation of BRAC Health Nutrition and Population Program (HNPP) to help suggesting the program of areas need to give more importance regarding program implementation. Health promotion through dissemination of health information in different national and international level seminar and workshops. Dissemination of health and nutrition information through a wide range of publications in different journals, newspapers etc.

Date: Sep. 2009- Aug. 2010

Position: Young Professional

Employer: BRAC

Type of business: Non-profit organization/NGO

Area of work: Public Health

Major responsibilities: Making the people aware of different health issues through door to door visit, campaign, rally and community meetings; disseminate information on available governmental and non-governmental health services for the local community; distribute leaflets, posters and other audio-visual aids to disseminate health information in the local community; informing the high level management of BRAC about the challenges and opportunities of program implementation.

 

List of publications

 Peer-reviewed Journal Articles Mistry SK, Jhohura FT, Khanam F, Akter F, Khan S, Yunus FM, Belal H, Afsana K, Haque R and Rahman M (2017) An outline of anemia among adolescent girls in Bangladesh: findings from a cross-sectional study. BMC Hematology 17:13

 

Yunus FM, Khan S, Mitra DK, Mistry SK, Afsana K and Rahman M (2017) Relationship of sleep pattern and snoring with chronic disease: findings from a nationwide population-based survey. Sleep Health 4(1): 40-48

 

Rahman M and Mistry SK (2017) Anemia and its Socio-demographic Correlates among Adolescent Girls in Bangladesh. Annals of Global Health 83(1): 133

 

Rahman M, Yunus FM, Shah R, Jhohura FT, Mistry SK, Quayyum T, Akter B and Afsana K (2016) A Controlled Before-and-After Perspective on the Improving Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Survival Program in Rural Bangladesh: An Impact Analysis. PLOS ONE 11(9): e0161647.

 

Akter T, Jhohura FT, Akter F, Chowdhury TR, Mistry SK, Dey D, Barua MK, Islam MA and Rahman M (2016). Water Quality Index for measuring drinking water quality in rural Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study. Journal of Health Population and Nutrition 35:4.

 

Mistry SK and Puthussery S (2015) Risk factors of overweight and obesity in childhood and adolescence in South Asian countries: a systematic review of the evidence. Public Health-Elsevier 129(3):200-209.

Rahman M, Jhohura FT, Mistry SK, Chowdhury TR, Ishaque T, Shah R and Afsana K (2015) Assessing Community Based Improved Maternal Neonatal Child Survival (IMNCS) Program in Rural Bangladesh. PLOS ONE 10(9): e0136898.

 

Rahman MN, Mistry SK and Hossain MI (2014) Nutritional Status of Child labourers in Dhaka city of Bangladesh: Findings from a Cross Sectional Study. Bangladesh J Child Health 38(3):130-136

 

Nasreen HE, Leppard M, Mamun MA, Billah M, Mistry SK, Rahman MM, Nicholls P (2012) Men’s knowledge and awareness of maternal, neonatal and child health care in rural Bangladesh: a comparative cross sectional study. Reproductive Health 9:18.

 

Research reports/monographs/working papers

Mavalankar D, Puthussery S, Menon K, Rana R, Bhandol J, Mistry SK, Ravalia A, Tseng P (2016) Effectiveness of nutrition interventions in low and middle income countries: an evidence summary. Rapid evidence assessment protocol. Available from: https://eppi.ioe.ac.uk/CMS/Portals/0/PDF%20reviews%20and%20summaries/PHFI_%20consortium_nutrition.pdf

 

Mistry SK, Akter F, Mukta US, Chakraborty B and Rahman M (2015). Exploration of Multiple Micronutrient Powder (MNP) usage among children of 6-59 months in Bangladesh MIYCN - Home Fortification Programme (MIYCN, Phase II) Areas. BRAC health working paper. Available from: http://research.brac.net/new/staff/health

 

Akter T, Jhohura FT, Akter F, Chowdhury TR, Mistry SK, Dey NC and Rahman M (2015). The status of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Rural Bangladesh. BRAC research monograph series no.63 ISSN: 2414-3367

 

Mukta US, Chakraborty B, Mistry SK, Malik SS, Rahman M and Haque R (2015). Building Awareness on Consumption of Iodized Salt and Compliance Management of RTK. BRAC health working paper. Available from: http://research.brac.net/new/event/building-awareness-on-consumption-of-iodized-salt-and-compliance-management-of-rtk

 

Mamun MA, Billah M, Mistry SK, Nicholes P, Dineen B and Nasreen HE (2012). Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health in Northern Districts of Rural Bangladesh-profiling the changes during 2008-2010. Dhaka, Bangladesh: BRAC, IPACT