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Tanvir Ahmed

PhD student

Tanvir is a health systems researcher and a medical doctor (MBBS) with a post-graduation in public health (MPH). He is currently exploring the equity implications of access to and use of eHealth and mHealth through socio-demographic lenses and other contextual factors in Bangladesh in his doctoral research.

This will contribute towards an equity framework in adopting ICT innovations for the betterment of health in Bangladesh and other related Low and Middle-Income Country (LMIC) contexts.

Before joining IDS, Tanvir has worked in public health research for about six years in International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (www.icddrb.org) as an assistant scientist. He has researched and published in various areas of health system research which includes eHealth and mHealth, healthcare financing, urban health, health systems and GIS, healthcare market, health human resources, Universal Health Coverage (UHC), HIV and AIDS and mental and elderly health. Tanvir taught postgraduate course for about six years in Brac University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Cluster

Health and Nutrition

The Health and Nutrition Cluster pursues programmes of research and policy engagement on health systems, nutrition and understandings of zoonotic diseases. The focus is on bringing a critical social science perspective to how people, especially the poor, address their health and...