Prof. Dr. Md. Jawadul Haque
Coordinator (Part-time)
Department of Public Health

Email: head.mph@vu.edu.bd

Education Background
  • Ph.D. Rajshahi University.
  • M.Phil (PSM), Dhaka University.
  • D.C.M. Dhaka University.
  • M.B.B.S Rajshahi University.
Job Experience
Designation Place of posting Duration
Asstt. Surgeon (IST) Rajshahi Medical College Hospital, Rajshahi 06.03.85 to 05.03.1986
Asstt. Surgeon Special leave without pay 06.03.86 to 14.11.1986
Medical Officer Thana Health Complex,
Mohammadpur, Magura
15.11.86 to 27.08.1987
Medical Officer
(against Med. Sp.)
Thana Health Complex,
Mohammadpur, Magura.
27.08.87 to 10.04.1989
Medical Officer
(against Med. Sp.)
Thana Health Complex,
Atrai, Naogaon.
17.04.89 to 05.05.1993
Medical Officer
(against Med. Sp.)
On deputation: D.C.M. Course,
NIPSOM, Mohakhali, Dhaka
24.08.91 to 20.08.1992
Lecturer Dept. of Community Medicine,
Rangpur Medical College
10.05.93 to 01.08.1996
Officer on special duty
(OSD to DGHS)
On deputation: M.Phil Course,
NIPSOM, Mohakhali, Dhaka
04.08.96 to 24.01.1999
Lecturer Dept. of Community Medicine,
Rajshahi Medical College
27.01.99 to 30.12.2004
Assistant Professor (c.c.) Dept. of Community Medicine,
Rajshahi Medical College.
30.12.04 to 02.04.2008
Associate Professor Dept. of Community Medicine,
Dinajpur Medical College.
03.04.08 to 01.04.2010
Professor (c.c.) Dept. of Community Medicine,
Dinajpur Medical College
01.04.10 to 31.08.2010
Professor Dept. of Community Medicine,
Rajshahi Medical College
till Now

Teaching experience:

Designation Place of posting Duration Total duration
As a Lecturer Dept. of Community Medicine, Rangpur Medical College 10.05.1993 01.08.1996 03 yrs 02 months 22 days
As a Lecturer Dept. of Community Medicine, Rajshahi Medical College. 27.01.1999 30.12.2004 05 yrs 11 months 04 days
As an Assistant Professor Dept. of Community Medicine, Rajshahi Medical College 30.12.2004 02.04.2008 03 yrs 03 months 03 days
As an Associate Professor Dept. of Community Medicine, Dinajpur Medical College 03.04.2008 01.04.2010 01 yr 11 months 28 days
Professor Dept. of Community Medicine, Dinajpur Medical College 01.04.2010 31.08.2010 00 yr 05 months
Professor Dept. of Community Medicine
Rajshahi Medical College.
04.09.2010 Till Now --
Courses Taught

Different Courses of Master’s of Public Health.

Research Interest

Public Health and Community Medicine.

Research Work
  1. Study carried on acute respiratory infection among under-5 children in some villages of Gaibandha district. As a co-investigator (1992).
  2. Research on prevalence of Dental carries and the factors influencing caries among pre-school children at Dhamrai of Dhaka district. Dissertation for the degree of DCM under Dhaka University (1992).
  3. Study carried on personal health care practices by school going children at a primary school at Polashbari of Gaibandha district. As principal investigator (1993).      
  4. Study carried on basic sanitation and health care delivery system of Polashbari thana of Gaibandha district. As principal investigator (1994).            
  5. Research on MCH care and acceptance of family planning in the rural villages of Gaibandha district. As principal investigator. Funded by FIMC project (1995).
  6. Research carried on health habits and problems of the aged at Rangpur. As principal investigator. Funded by Bangladesh Medical Research Council (BMRC) (1996).
  7. Study on Residential field site training (RFST) in under graduate medical education – an evaluation at Rangpur Medical College. As principal investigator. Funded by FIMC project (1996).
  8. Research carried on nutritional status, breast feeding pattern and their relationship with fertility in women of an urban slum situated at Mohakhali, Dhaka. Thesis work for the degree of M Phil (PSM). (1998).
  9. Awareness of rural people about arsenic contamination in tube well water and its management. – Carried out at Puthia Upazila under Rajshahi Dist. (2000).
  10. Awareness regarding iodized salt among the rural people of Rajshahi. – Carried out at Puthia Upazilla under Rajshahi Dist. As a Principal Investigator (2003).
  11. Medical Waste Management Situation at Rajshahi City Area. – As a Co-Investigator. Funded by Environmental Health of WHO (2003).
  12. Food Habit, Nutritional Statua and Disease Pattern of the Dwellers Living in the Slum Environment. - Thesis work for the degree of PhD (2008).
  13. Reproductive Health and Nutritional Status of the Women Living in the Slums of Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC). - As a principal investigator and funded by Bangladesh Medical Research Council (2008).
  14. Body mass index (BMI) and reproductive health status of teenage girls with their socio-demographic characteristics: a comparative study between rural and urban settings. - As a principal investigator and funded by DGHS research fund (2008).
  15. Socio-economic and physical characteristics of type - II Diabetes Mellitus patients attending Diabetic association Hospital, Rajshahi with their glycaemic status. - As a Principal Investigator and funded by DGHS Research Fund (2008).
  16. Infant Feeding Practice by the Rural Mothers of Dinajpur District. As a Principal Investigator and Head of the Dept. of Community Medicine of Dinajpur Medical College during Residential Field Site Training Programme of 4th Year M.B.B.S. students and funded by DGHS, Dhaka (2010).
Publications
  1. Rahman MM. and Haque M J. A point prevalence study on acute respiratory infection among children < 5 years of age. Northern Medical Journal. March, 1994; 3(1): 20 – 25. 
  2. Haque M J., Roushan N. and Haque MA. Malnutrition: Poverty striken number one problem in Bangladesh with special focus to children and women. Northern Medical Journal. March, 1994; 3(1): 30 – 34.
  3. Haque M J. and Haque MR. Environmental pollution in recent years and its effect on health in Dhaka city. Northern Medical Journal. September, 1994; 3(2): 28 – 31.
  4. Haque M J. and Begum J. Dental carries: A persisting problem in the pre-school children. JOPSOM (Journal of preventive and social medicine) June-Dec.,1994; 13(2-4): 98 – 101.  
  5. Haque M J., Rahman MM., Banu RA. and Rahman MM. A study on basic sanitation and health care delivery system in rural villages of Gaibandha district. Northern Medical Journal. March, 1995; 4(1): 1 – 6.                
  6. Banu RA., Rouf MA., Haque M J., Bulbul A. and Zaman MS. Review of AIDS – the global health problem in aspect of epidemiology, control and prevention. Northern Medical Journal. March, 1995; 4(1): 43 – 48.
  7. Ahmed M. and Haque M J. A study on rape cases. TAJ. June, 1995; 8(1): 39 – 40.
  8. Haque M J. and Islam MR. Disease pattern of hepato-biliary system by ultrasonography at Nuclear Medicine Centre, Rangpur. Northern Medical Journal Sep., 1995; 4(2):8–11.
  9. Chakrabarty PK., Ahmed M., Haque M J. and Islam AKM. Pattern of unnatural deaths recorded at Forensic Medicine Department of Dhaka Medical College. Northern Medical Journal. September, 1995; 4(2): 15 – 17.
  10. Haque M J., Alam MR., Rahman MH., Rahman MM. and Nabi ATMR. Mother and child health care and acceptance of family planning in the rural villages of a northern district of Bangladesh. Northern Medical Journal. March, 1996; 5 (1): 9 – 13.
  11. Samey MH. and Haque M J. Pattern of accidental deaths in Rangpur Medical College Morgue. Northern Medical Journal. March, 1996; 5 (1): 20 – 22.
  12. Kasem MA., Rouf MA. and Haque M J. Prevalence of gingivitis and it’s relationship with oral hygiene among the rural people of Bangladesh. Northern Medical Journal. March, 1996; 5 (1): 31 – 34.
  13. Kader KM., Haque M J., Farid N. and Shome PS. Study on Physician’s knowledge and practice towards essential drugs at thana and district level. Northern Medical Journal. September, 1996; 5 (2): 10 – 12.
  14. Chakrabarty PK., Das A., Haque M J. and Islam AKMS. Study on accidental death pattern recorded at Forensic Medicine Department, Dhaka Medical College. Northern Medical Journal. September, 1996; 5 (2): 26 – 29.
  15. Haque M J. and Rashid M. Iodine deficiency disorder (IDD) in Bangladesh – a review of some key issues. Mymensingh Medical Journal. July, 1997; 6 (2): 83 – 87.
  16. Joarder MAH., Haque M J., Moula MR., Amin ASA. and Farid N. Association between parental smoking and incidence of tonsilectomy in children. Mymensingh Medical Journal. January, 1998; 7 (1): 11 – 13.                       
  17. Ullah MA., Hafez MA., Haque M J. and Alam MR. Incidence of low birth weight and its correlates to socio-economic factors in rural Rajshahi. TAJ. June, 1999; 12 (1): 28 - 32.      
  18. Haque M J. Alam M R. and Islam M N. Residential Field Site Training (RFST) in under graduate medical education: an evaluation at Rangpur Medical College. TAJ. Dec. 1999; 12 (2): 123 - 127.
  19. Haque M J. Ullah MA Selimuzzaman ABM. Alam M R. Islam M R Munir M. et al. Awareness of rural people about arsenic contamination in tube well water and its management. TAJ. Dec. 2000; 13 (2) : 88 - 92.
  20. Haque M J., Zaman ABMS. & Ullah MA. et al. Awareness regarding iodized salt among the rural people of Rajshahi. Journal of Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Jan. 2003; 6 (2): 17 – 19.
  21. Hauqe M J and Alam M R. Health problems of the Geriatric People: A community based study in a Rural area in Bangladesh. TAJ June 2003; 16 (1): 15-19.
  22. Ullah M A, Haque M J, Hafez M A, Merina Khanam. Biological Risk Factors of Low Birth Weight in Rural Rajshahi. TAJ Dec. 2003; 16 (2): 50 - 53.
  23. Ullah MA, Sarkar MAM, Haque M J and Selimuzzaman ABM. Exclusive Breast –feeding: Status and Its Determinants in a Rural Bangladesh. International Medical Journal 2004; 11 (1): 19 – 23. 
  24. Ullah MA, Sarkar MAM & Haque M J. Exclusive Breastfeeding: Ignorance and Beliefs in a Rural Community of Bangladesh. South Asian Anthropologist 2005; 5 (2): 187-191.
  25. Haque M J. Research on Vulnerable Groups: The Medical Researchers View. TAJ June 2005; 18 (1): 43 – 46.
  26. Selimuzzaman ABM, Ullah MA and Haque MJ. Accuracy of Mothers’ Reports Regarding Vaccination Status of Their Children in Urban Bangladesh. TAJ June, 2008; 21(1): 40 - 43.
  27. Haque M J and Rashid M. Nutritional Status of the Women of Reproductive Age with Some of Their Socio-demographic Characteristics of a Slum in Dhaka. Dinajpur Med Col J January 2009; 2(1): 2 - 7.
  28. Haque M J. Melamine Toxicity in Milk: Havoc in Recent Past (editorial). Dinajpur Med Col J January 2009; 2(1): 1.
  29. Habib AA, Haque MJ, Rahman MM. Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) of an Eight Years Old Boy at Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital, Bogra - A Case Report. Dinajpur Med Col J Jul 2009; 2(2): 71 - 72.
  30. Haque MJ, Haque AE, Rahman MM, Islam MM. Habits and Personal Health Care Practices of Primary School Children at a Rural Setting in Rajshahi District. Dinajpur Med Col J Jul 2009; 2(2): 63 - 67.
  31. Ullah A, Barman A, Haque J, Khanum M, Bari I. Birthweight and early neonatal health: Bangladesh perspective. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2009; 23: 542 – 547.
  32. Habib AA, Haque MJ. Personal Habits and recreation Seeking Behaviour of drug Addicts at Central Treatment Centre (CTC), Tejgaon, Dhaka. Dinajpur Med Col J January 2010; 3(1): 14 – 16.
  33. Haque MJ, Rahman MM, Sarker SK, Ali MA, Fakir M, Rahman MM, Isalm MM. Infant Feeding Practice by the Rural Mothers of Dinajpur District. Dinajpur Med Col J January 2010; 3(1): 35 – 38.
  34. Haque MJ and Rashid M. Breast Feeding Pattern of the Women with Some of Their Socio-demographic Characteristics of a Slum in Dhaka. Dinajpur Med Col J July 2010; 3(2): 84 – 89.
  35. Farukuzzaman, Majumdar SK & Haque MJ. Preoperative windows for the surgical emergency patients and the knowledge of the clinicians in surgical practice. Dinajpur Med Col J January 20111; 4(1): 20-25.

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