Independent University, Bangladesh
Dr. Nafisa Huq
Dr. Nafisa Huq
Assistant Professor
Department of Public Health,
School of Pharmacy and Public Health
Room No: BC10010
Email Address: nafisahuq@iub.edu.bd
Phone Number: 2522

    Research Profile







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Dey S, Graham M, Diesfeld K, Dharmawardene

, "Comparing legislation for involuntary admission and treatment of mental illness in four South Asian countries. ", International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2019.13:67. , , 2019, (Link)

Mohammed, A M, Huq, N, Zinat, F P, Tasfina

, "Prevalence of depression among Bangladeshi village women subsequent to a natural disaster: A pilot study.", Psychiatry Research 2019. (276):124–128, , 2019,

Huq N, Choudhury T, Aziz S,

, "Identifying People with Depression: The role of ‘Self Rated Health’.", South East Asia Journal of Public Health 2018;8(1):10-16., , 2018, (Link)

Kamal M, Huq N, Mali B, Akter H, Arafat S.M

, "Epidemiology of Substance Abuse in Bangladesh: A Narrative Review.", J Ment Disord Treat 2018;4(2):1000165. , , 2018, (Link)

Arafat, SMY, Roy Mental Health and Addiction Research 2018, 3 (1):1-2, , 2018,

Arafat SM, Saleh Uddin Md., Chowdhury EZ, H

, "Demography and Diagnosis of Patients Received Emergency Medical Service from Two Private Psychiatric Hospital in Dhaka City. ", International Journal of Neurorehabilitation 2016, 3 (6). , , 2016,
  1. Project Title: Developing an Implementation Model for Digital Mental Health in Bangladesh-Funded by: NIH, USA
    Project Manager: Dr. Nafisa Huq;Dr. Tanjir Soron;Dr. Abhijit Nadkarni
  1. Project Title: Assessing Adoption and Feasibility of Community Focused Mental Health Care in Bangladesh-Funded by: NIH, USA
    Project Manager: Dr. Nafisa Huq;Dr. Farah Naz
  1. Project Title: Assessing Acceptability, Feasibility, and Adherence of Community Based Mental Health Care in Bangladesh
    Project Manager: Dr. Nafisa Huq;Dr. Fabia Mone
  1. Project Title: Text messaging reminders to raise care seeking among depressed women in rural Bangladesh. A Cluster Randomized Control Trial in Bangladesh (2015-2016):Funded by: South Asian Hub for Advocacy, Research and Education on Mental Health (SHARE)
    Project Manager: Dr. Nafisa Huq; Professor Omar Rarhman
  1. Project Title: Scoping review of suicide in South Asia (2013) (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25539951) :Funded by: DFID’s South Asia Research Hub
    Project Manager: Dr. Nafisa Huq
  1. Project Title: Development of ‘HIV Web Depository’ for Bangladesh in collaboration with UNAIDS (2010):Funded by: UNAIDS
    Project Manager: Dr. Nafisa Huq
  1. Project Title: Rapid Assessment Report on Knowledge, Attitude and Behavior of at-Risk Male Population in the context of Spousal Transmission of HIV /AIDS in Bangladesh (2009):Funded by UNAIDS
    Project Manager: Dr. Nafisa Huq
  1. Project Title: Desk Review: ‘Spousal Transmission of HIV among Married Women in Bangladesh: A country assessment report (2008):Funded by UNAIDS
    Project Manager: Dr. Nafisa Huq

  • Member of Bangladesh Association of Psychiatrists
  • Member of Bangladesh Child & Adolescent Society
  • Registered with Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council (BMDC)

SHARE Fellowship-2016:South Asian Hub for Advocacy, Research, and Education on Mental Health (SHARE): Certificate Course: Leadership in Global Mental Health.

SHARE Fellowship-2015:South Asian Hub for Advocacy, Research, and Education on Mental Health (SHARE): Text messaging reminders to raise care-seeking among depressed women in rural Bangladesh. A Cluster Randomized Control Trial in Bangladesh.

 


  • MPH (Major in Psychosocial Health), 2008
    Independent University, Bangladesh
  • Post graduate Training in Psychiatry, 1997
    Bongobandhu Sheik Mujib Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • MBBS, 1995
    Bangladesh Medical College