Brief introduction

Dr. Tareq Salahuddin is a Public Health Professional working in the development sector in Bangladesh.

He is a medical graduate (MBBS) from Sir Salimullah Medical College and Mitford Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh and having Masters in Public Health (MPH) from North South University.

Dr. Tareq has 14 years of practical working experience in Communications for Development (C4D) and advocacy. He is also experienced working under UN C4D guideline. [showhide more_text=”Show full text of this section …” less_text=”Hide full text of this section” hidden=”yes”]

He is now working as the Communications Specialist at Strengthening Public Financial Management for Social Protection (SPFMSP) project – a UK aid and AusAID funded project in Bangladesh managed by Maxwell Stamp Plc.

As a public health researcher, he has particular interest working in public health financing, monitoring and health economics.

He has diversified working experience in different organizations including national and international NGOs, UN agencies, government bodies, news media, health care providing institutions, public health concern and so on.

Dr. Tareq is a member of Public Health Association of Bangladesh and a Member of the Governing Council and Policy Committee of World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA).

Dr. Tareq has strong communication skill; he is highly proficient in computer related works and the Internet. He has sound knowledge in graphics design and website development.

Besides working in the development sector, Dr. Tareq is also a working journalist at The Daily Star as its Editor of Health section and the founding Editor of News Hour, an online news agency. Dr. Tareq is a J2J Fellow on HIV/AIDS and a member of the International AIDS Society. As a health journalist, he attended several conferences in different countries. He is also bestowed with different skill building training.

He has a strong international network with Women Deliver, PMNCH, World Federation of Public Health Associations, World Health Organization (WHO) etc. He is an active advocate in health and rights issues of women, girls, and children. He was honored by Women Deliver for consistent and game-changing coverage of maternal, sexual and reproductive health and rights issues at the global and national levels.

Dr. Tareq has passion in photography, traveling, poetry writing and social networking. He is a father of one son and married with Dr. Israt Jahan, a practicing gynecologist and obstetrician.

For more information about Dr. Tareq, please visit his personal website