FOOD & NUTRITION
Dr. Kaniz Sultana (M.D.)
Dr. Kaniz Sultana is a renowned Pediatric Gastroenterologist in Bangladesh, with special expertise in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology& Nutrition,Child endoscopy, EVL &Sclerotherapy and Liver Biopsy. She started her professional carrier in 2001 and is currently serving at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.During her professional carrier, Dr. Sultana also performed as a Lecturer (Anatomy) at Khulna Medical College and as Medical Officer at different institutes (i.e. Dhaka Medical College, Civil Surgeon’s office of Khulna, DumuriaUpazila Health Complex,khulna, and PSTC, Dhaka).She also worked as resident of pediatric gastroenterology in Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University. Dr. Sultana studied Nutrition & Food Science (Masters) at University of South Asia, Bangladesh; Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) in Pediatric gastroenterology at BSMMU; and M.B.B.S. at Dhaka Medical College. She has also accomplished certificate courses on “pediatric gastroenterology and hepatology& nutrition”, “malnutrition & diarrheal diseases”, and “medical ultrasound” respectively from Apollo Hospital Delhi, India; icddr,b, Dhaka, Bangladesh; and the Institute of Medical Science and Technology, Khulna, Bangladesh.
Dr. Sultana is the author/co-author of several critically acclaimed research reports/articles published in reputed international/national journals, including the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition (JPGN) on issues like Bliary Atresia, Acute Pancreatitis in Children, Celiac Disease, Portal Hypertension, Etiology of Neonatal Cholestasis, Idiopathic Neonatal Hepatitis and Role of Liver Biopsy, Upper GI Endoscopy in Children, Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Children, and Liver Involvement in Langerhans’ Cell Histocytosis. She is also co-author of ‘Management of Chronic HBV infection in Children’ in the book Viral Hepatitis: chronic Hepatitis B, published by Springer Nature.
Dr. Farzana Akter
Dr. FarzanaAkter is an emerging nutritionist in Bangladesh, with special expertise in clinical nutrition & dietetics. She started her professional carrier in 2013 and is adjunct faculty in the Department of Community Nutrition of Bangladesh University of Health Sciences (BUHS). Dr. Akter studied Nutrition & Food Science (Masters) at University of South Asia, Bangladesh and M.B.B.S. at Dhaka National Medical College and Hospital, and has also accomplished certificate course on Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics from Diet Counseling Centre, Dhaka. During her professional carrier, she performed as a Nutrition Consultant (at M360 Wellness, Gulshan 1, Dhaka and Banani Clinic Ltd. – Specialized Hospital); the Child Nutritionist (at Play To Learn Preschool & Daycare); and as an Emergency Medical Officer (at Health Care Hospital, Wari, Dhaka and Prescription Point Diagnostic Centre, Banani, Dhaka). Dr.Akter also appeared, frequently, on popular TV Channels for educating people about importance of nutrition in management of health conditions.
Md. Nashir Uddin Faruq
Mr. Nashir Uddin Faruq is a development professional with especial expertise in the fields of food and nutrition; Community Health, Natural Family Planning & Environment. He studied Nutrition and Food Science (Masters) at University of South Asia, Bangladesh; and Sociology (Masters) at Shah Jalal University of Science & Technology, Bangladesh. Mr. Faruqstarted his professional carrier in 1997, and apart from Harmony , his wide-ranging work as an expert in relevant fields has been undertaken for a number of many other reputed entities including Partners in Health and Development (PHD), Shushilan, and PRIP Trust.He is also affiliated with THE ROYAL SOCIETY FOR PUBLIC HEALTH, UK, as a Fellow and the Commission on Education and Communication (CEC) of IUCN, as a member.
Md. Emtiaj Uddin
Md. Emtiaj Uddin is an emerging development professional with special expertise in the fields of Food and Nutrition. He studied Nutrition and Food Science (Masters) at University of South Asia, Bangladesh; Mathematics (Masters) at the National University, Bangladesh; and Computer Networking (Diploma) at NIIT. Mr. Emtiaj Uddin started his professional carrier in 2010, and his wide-ranging work as an expert in relevant fields has been undertaken for a number of reputed entities including UnnayanShahojogy Team (UST), and Harmony . During the tenure, through a number of research/studies at national and global levels, he has contributed to generation and sharing of lessons in the fields of sustainable agriculture, WASH, and Integrated Water Resources Management.