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Rashid Zaman

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Rashid Zaman is a public health expert with more than 13 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluations and providing technical assistance to the donors, governments and programme implementers in low and middle income countries. His areas of interest include reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH), human resource for health (HRH), malaria and other infectious diseases. He holds an MBBS, a post graduate diploma in health economics and an MPH. He received the prestigious Equity and Merit Scholarship for his master’s programme at the University of Manchester.

Rashid started his research career with one of the pioneer survey research firms in Bangladesh and worked in several major nationally representative surveys including a complex public expenditure tracking surveys (PETS) and Quantitative Service Delivery Surveys (QSDS) in primary health sector. In 2006, he joined ICDDR,B and worked in US-CDC’s International Emerging Infections Programme (IEIP) in Bangladesh, where he led the design and implementation country’s first national influenza surveillance system. He also led a number of outbreak investigations and was actively involved in the global pandemic response during the 2009 influenza pandemic.

Rashid joined OPM in 2010 and currently working as a Senior Consultant at the Health Portfolio. His recent projects include a UNICEF project on private sector health facilities in Somalia, a DFID funded operational research for value for money and sustainability in WASH programmes in Africa and South Asia, a World Bank study on the preference and competence of health workers in Timor-Leste, a KFW funded technical assistance programme on social health financing in Bangladesh and support to DFID Zimbabwe on developing the business case for health sector programmes. Rashid authored more than 50 publications, many of them published in highly reputed international peer reviewed journals, including: Bulletin of the World Health Organization, Journal of Infectious Diseases, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Human Resource for Health, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, PLoS One etc.

Somalia
Aug 2016-Apr 2017
International
Jul 2015 - Feb 2016
Bangladesh
2014-2017
Namibia
2010-2014
Bangladesh
April - June 2014
Timor-Leste
2014 - 2015
International
2013-2015
International
2013-2017
International
2013-2015
Zambia
2013-2014
International
2013-2014
International
2013 - 2014
Mozambique
July - November 2012
Indonesia
February - June 2011
International
2011-2012
International
August - November 2010
Nepal
April - October 2010
Pakistan
March - August 2010