Saira Parveen Jolly

Saira Parveen Jolly is a Research Fellow at  RED. She has conducted the following studies:

  1. A baseline survey on maternal neonatal and under-five child health in slums in Narayanganj City Corporation 2012.
  2. Nutritional status of under-five children, adolescent girls and women in BRAC-HNPP areas- A baseline survey 2013

 

Personal data

Name : SAIRA PARVEEN JOLLY

Address: 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212

E-mail: saira.pe[at]brac.net

 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

 

2010

MSc in Nutrition and Health

Specialization : Nutritional and Public Health Epidemiology

Wageningen University and Research Centre, The Netherlands

2002

MSc in Nutrition (Thesis group)

Academic year : 2001 (held in 2002)

Institute of Nutrition & Food Science, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

2000

BSc (Hons) in Food & Nutrition

Academic year: 1999 (held in 2000).

University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

1994

Higher Secondary Certificate in Science Group

Begum Badrunnessa Govt. Girls College; Board of Dhaka, Bangladesh

1992

Secondary School Certificate in Science

T&T High School; Board of Dhaka, Bangladesh

 

 

 PREVIOUS APPOINTMENT

  1.  Worked as Project coordinator (Project title: The effect of micronutrient powder (MNP) and hand hygiene on linear growth faltering, treating iron deficiency anaemia and preventing calcium deficiency among Bangladeshi infants) at BRAC (From June, 2011 to May, 2012).
  2.  Worked as a Scientific Officer (June, 2006 to June 2011), under Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST), Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (BCSIR).
  3.  Worked as Research Student (01/05/2010 to 01/09/2010) , under supervision of Dr Edith Feskens, Professor, Nutritional Epidemiology, Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University and Research Centre, The Netherlands (Project title: Effect of weight reduction on flow mediated dilation (FMD) – a meta –analysis)
  4.  Worked as Research Student (01/08/2009 to 27/04/2010) , under supervision of Dr Edith Feskens, Professor, Nutritional Epidemiology, Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University and Research Centre, The Netherlands (Project title: Cohort study of Diabetes and Atherosclerosis)
  5.  Worked as Research fellow (01/06/2004 to 18/06/2006), under Dr S K Roy, Senior Scientist, Clinical Sciences Division, ICDDR, B.

 

 

Research publications


Roy SK, Jolly SP, Shafique S, Fuchs GJ, Mahmud Z, Chakraborty B, Roy S. An educational intervention prevents malnutrition of young children in rural Bangladesh: a randomized controlled trial. Food Nutr Bull. 2007 Dec; 28 (4): 375-383.

 

Roy SK, Bilkes F, Islam K, Ara G, Tanner P, Wosk I, Rahman AS, Chakraborty B, Jolly SP,Khatun W. Impact of Health & Nutrition Pilot Project of Rural maintenance program (RMP): CARE, Bangladesh. Food Nutr Bull. 2008 Mar; 29 (1): 67-75.

 

Roy SK, Tomkins AM, Akramuzzaman SM, Chakraborty B, Ara G, Biswas R, Islam KE, Khatun W, Jolly SP. Impact of Zinc supplementation on subsequent morbidity and growth in Bangladeshi children with persistent diarrhoea. J Health PopulNutr2007:25 (1): 67-74.

 

Roy SK,Tomkins AM, Ara G, Jolly SP, Khatun W, Chowdhury R, Chakraborty B. Impact of Zinc Deficiency on Vibrio cholerae Enterotoxin-Stimulated Water and Electrolyte Transport in Animal Model. J Health PopulNutr 2006:24 (1): 42-47.

 

 

 

 

 

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