1. Occupational safety practice among metal workers in Bangladesh: a community-level study. F Islam, MR Alam, SM Mamun, MS Hossain. Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 17 (1), 1-10, 12 December 2022. 
  2. Asia–Pacific consensus statement on integrated 24-hour activity guidelines for the early years Loo BKG, Okely AD… et al  Lancet Regional Health– 23 November 2022 
  3. Rapid and unplanned urbanization in the least developed districts of Bangladesh: a case study from Jamalpur using geospatial techniques. SM Mamun, M Islam, AD Okely, MS Hossain. Discover Sustainability 3 (1), 1-16, 22 November 2022 
  4. Validity of low-cost measures for global surveillance of physical activity in pre-school children: the SUNRISE validation study. TW Mwase-Vuma, X Janssen, AD Okely, MS Tremblay, CE Draper, …MS Hossain… Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport 25 (12):1002-1007 , 10 October 2022 
  5. Knowledge, attitude, and practice towards blood donation among residential students and teachers of religious institutions in Bangladesh–A cross-sectional study. MS Hossain, MHB Siam, MN Hasan, R Jahan, MH Siddiqee. Heliyon 8 (10), e10792, 01 October 2022
  6. Suicidal behaviors among undergraduate medical students in Bangladesh. M Mozaffor, E Raheem, MS Islam, ASM Nurunnabi, MS Hossain, …Research and Development in Medical Education 11 (1), 14-14, 31 July 2022
  7. Levels and Correlates of Objectively Measured Sedentary Behavior in Young Children: SUNRISE Study Results from 19 Countries. KE Kariippanon, KH Chong, X Janssen, SA Tomaz, EHC Ribeiro, .. MH Hossian… .Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 54 (7), 1123, 10 Feb 2022 
  8. Accidental poisoning in children: a single centre case series study in Bangladesh Ahsan Ahmed,  Md Hasanul Banna Siam,  Mohammad Shojon, Md Mahdi Hasan,  Enayetur Raheem,   Mohammad Sorowar Hossain, BMJ Pediatrics Open, 20 July 2022 
  9. A multilevel assessment of the influence of education on women’s uptake of institutional delivery services during childbirth in Bangladesh Jahidur Rahman et al, Midwifery, 6 July 2022
  10. Megacity-centric mass mobility during Eid holidays: a unique concern for infectious disease transmission in Bangladesh MS Hossain, Tropical Medicine and Health, 24 March 2022 
  11. High burden of hypovitaminosis D among the children and adolescents in South Asia: a systematic review and meta-analysis MH Siddiqee, B Bhattacharjee, UR Siddiqi & MM Rahman.  Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 17 March 2022 
  12. Residential area greenness and hypertension: a national assessment on urban adults in Bangladesh JR Khan et al   International Journal of Environmental Health Research 3 April 2022
  13. Hair, serum and urine chromium levels in children with cognitive defects: A systematic review and meta-analysis of case control studies. GMR Islam, MM Rahman, MI Hasan, AW Tadesse, JD Hamadani, ..Chemosphere, 133017, March 2022 
  14. Death Profiling of Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19: Experience from a Specialized Hospital in Bangladesh. S Morshed , Mosabbir. MS Hossian  Bangladesh Journal of Microbiology,  6 February 2022  
  15. Depression and Anxiety among University Students: A Comparison Between COVID-19 Pandemic Panic Period and Post-Panic Period in Bangladesh. GK Paul, M Rahman, S Naznin, MH Chowdhury, MJ Uddin, Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences 10 (E), 52-59. February 2022 
  16. COVID-19 onslaught is masking the 2021 dengue outbreak in Dhaka, Bangladesh. MS Hossain, R Amin, AA Mosabbir. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 16 (1), e0010130   20 January 2022
  17. Household drinking water E. coli contamination and its associated risk with childhood diarrhea in Bangladesh. JR Khan, M Hossain, PA Chakraborty, SK Mistry. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 1-10, 11 January 2022


  1. Relationship between blood pressure and body mass index in young adult population: A national-level assessment in Bangladesh, JR Khan, RK Biswas, MM Islam. British Journal of Nutrition, 1-20, 29 December 2021 
  2. Antimicrobial and Antiviral (SARS-CoV-2) Potential of Cannabinoids and Cannabis sativa: A Comprehensive Review. MS Mahmud, MS Hossain, ATM Ahmed, MZ Islam, ME Sarker, MR Islam. Molecules 26 (23), 7216. 8 October 2021 
  3. High prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency among South Asian pregnant women: A systematic review and meta-analysis MH Siddiqee, B Bhattacharjee, UR Siddiqee, MM Rahman British Journal of Nutrition, 1-32, 2 November 2021 
  4. Depression and anxiety in Malaysian population during third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, RR Marzo, V Vinay, R Bahari, S Chauhan, DAF Ming, S Fernandez, …Clinical epidemiology and global health 12, 100868, December 2021 
  5. Bangladesh striving against double burden: Dengue outbreak surges amid COVID-19 pandemic, MM Rahman, AA Noman, ANM Islam, N Farhana, Journal of Global Health Economics and Policy 1 (1), 0-0, 5 November 2021
  6. Clinical spectrum and predictors of severity of dengue among children in 2019 outbreak: a multicenter hospital-based study in Bangladesh. Md Khan, Abdullah Saeed, Abdullah Al Mosabbir, Enayetur Raheem, Ahsan Ahmed, Rashawan Raziur Rouf, Mahmudul Hasan, Fawzia Bente Alam, Nahida Hannan, Sabrina Yesmin, Robed Amin, Nazmul Ahsan, Sayeeda Anwar, Syeda Afroza, Mohammad Sorowar Hossainl. BMC Pediatrics. 31 October 2021.
  7. Clinical spectrum and predictors of severity of dengue among children in 2019 outbreak: a multicenter hospital-based study in Bangladesh. Md Khan, Abdullah Saeed, Abdullah Al Mosabbir, Enayetur Raheem, Ahsan Ahmed, Rashawan Raziur Rouf, Mahmudul Hasan, Fawzia Bente Alam, Nahida Hannan, Sabrina Yesmin, Robed Amin, Nazmul Ahsan, Sayeeda Anwar, Syeda Afroza, Mohammad Sorowar Hossainl. BMC Pediatrics. 31 October 2021. 
  8. High prevalence of vitamin D deficiency among the South Asian adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Siddiqee MH,  Bhattacharjee B, Siddiqi UM & Rahman MM. BMC Public Health. 9 October 2021. 
  9. COVID-19 death disparities among international migrant workers of South Asian origin: A comparative study between the Gulf Cooperation Countries and Singapore. Sorowar Hossain M, Ferdous S, Karim-Kos H, Raheem E.  Journal of Global Health Economics and Policy. 2021;1:e2021007. doi:10.52872/001c.28351, 5  October 2021 
  10. Assessing the double burden of malnutrition amongBangladeshi reproductive-aged women: A comparison between unconditional and conditional quantile regression. Jahidur Rahman Khan et al. Health Research Reports. Published: 1 October 2021. 
  11. A negative association between prevalence of diabetes and urban residential area greenness detected in nationwide assessment of urban Bangladesh. Jahidur Rahman Khan et al. Scientific reports. Article number: 19513 (2021). Published: 30 September 2021. 
  12. International study of 24-hour movement behaviors of early years (SUNRISE): A pilot study from Bangladesh. Mohammad Sorowar Hossain; Iztiba M. Deeba; Mahmudul Hasan; Katharina E. Kariippanon; Kar Hau Chong; Penny L. Cross; Shameema Ferdous; Anthony D. Okely. Pilot and Feasibility, 15 September 2021
  13. The parental perspective of thalassaemia in Bangladesh: lack of knowledge, regret, and barriers. Mohammad Sorowar Hossain, Md. Mahbub Hasan, Mary Petrou, Paul Telfer & Abdullah Al Mosabbir. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases volume 16, Article number: 315 (2021). Published: July 16, 2021. 
  14. Role of hypertension in the association of overweight and obesity with diabetes among adults in Bangladesh: a population-based, cross-sectional nationally representative survey. Hossain MB, Khan JR, Das Gupta R. BMJ Open 2021;11:e050493.
  15. Household cooking fuels associated with elevated blood pressure among adult women: a national-wide assessment in Bangladesh. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. Khan et al. Published: 15 July 2021 
  16. Insights into the first seven-months of COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh: lessons learned from a high-risk country. Md. Siam MBH,  Hasan MM, Tashrif S,  Khan MHR,  Raheem R,  Hossain MS. Heliyon, June 24, 2021. 
  17. Adult literacy rate associated with geographic variation in childhood stunting prevalence in Bangladesh: a spatial analysis.  Khan et al. GeoJournal, 06 July 2021.
  18. Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on rare diseases- A case study on thalassaemia patients in Bangladesh. Hossain MS, Runa F, Mosabbir AL, Public Health in Practice, 8 June 2021
  19. Global effect of COVID-19 pandemic on physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep among 3- to 5-year-old children: a longitudinal study of 14 countries. Anthony D. Okely, et al. BMC Public Health. 17 May 2021.
  20. Association of childhood overweight/obesity and urbanization in developing countries: Evidence from Bangladesh. Hossain MB, Khan JR, Adhikary AC, Anwar M, Raheem E, Siddiqee MH, Hossain MS., Journal of Public Health, 23 April 2021
  21. Estimation and prediction of doubling time for COVID-19 epidemic in Bangladesh: a study of first 14 month’s daily confirmed new cases and deaths. Mohammad Farhadul Haque, Mohammad Meshbahur Rahman  et al. Global Security  
  22. Hypertension and its physio-psychosocial risks factors in elderly people: a cross-sectional study in north-eastern region of Bangladesh.Paul GK, Rahman MM, Hamiduzzaman M, Farhana Z, Mondal SK, Akter S, Naznin S, Islam MN. J Geriatr Cardiol. 2021;18(1):75-82.
  23. Age-related risk factors and severity of SARS-CoV-2 infection: A systematic review and meta-analysis.  Rahman MM, Bhattacharjee B, Farhana Z, Hamiduzzaman M, Chowdhury MAB, Hossain MS, Siddiqee MH, Islam MZ, Raheem E, Uddin MJ., Journal of Preventive Medicine and Hygiene.
  24. Model and variable selection using machine learning methods with applications to childhood stunting in Bangladesh. Khan JR, Tomal JH, and Raheem E (2021). Informatics for Health and Social Care; Published online: 14 Apr 2021.
  25. Frailty indexed classification of Bangladeshi older adults’ physio-psychosocial health and associated risk factors- a cross-sectional survey study. Rahman, M.M., Hamiduzzaman, M., Akter, M. et al. BMC Geriatrics;Published online: 06 January 2021.
  26. Estimation of novel coronavirus (covid-19) reproduction number and case fatality rate: a systematic review and meta-analysis.Ahammed T, Anjum A, Rahman MM, Haider N, Kock R, Uddin MJ. Health Science Reports. 2021 Jun; 4(2): e274


  1. Double burden of malnutrition: A perspective from developing countries. Hossain MS, Ferdous, S Raheem E, Siddiqee MH.  Lancet 396 (10254), P813-814
  2. Lack of knowledge and misperceptions about thalassaemia among college students in Bangladesh: a cross-sectional baseline study MS Hossain, MM Hasan, E Raheem, et al. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 15, 54 (2020).
  3. Dengue in a crowded megacity: Lessons learnt from current outbreak (2019) in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Hossain MS, Siddiqee MH, Akter R,  Raheem E, Hu W. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 14 (8), e0008349
  4. The forgotten people with thalassemia in the time of COVID-19: South Asian perspective. MS Hossain, E Raheem, MH Siddiqee. 2020. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases, 15: 265
  5.  Healthcare Capacity, Health Expenditure, and Civil Society as Predictors of COVID-19 Case Fatalities: A Global Analysis. Khan JK, Awan N, Islam MM, Muurlink O. 2020. Frontier in Public Health.
  6. Stopping the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Review on the Advances of Diagnosis, Treatment and Control Measures,  Siam MHB, Hannan NH, Ahmed A and Hossain MS 2020. Journal of Pathogens (Article ID 9121429)
  7.  Clinical spectrum, geographical variability of COVID-19 and its implications. Siam MHB, Mosabbir AL, Hannan NH, Ahmed A and Hossain MS 2020. Coronaviruses (in Press, 10.2174/2666796701999201117103814)
  8.  Clinico-epidemiological characteristics of asymptomatic and symptomatic COVID-19-positive patients in Bangladesh. MJ Hasan et al 2020.  MedRvix doi. 10.1101/2020.08.18.20177089/Mymensingh Medical Journal 
  9. Pathophysiological mechanisms of disease severity in COVID-19: An update. Siam MHB, Abedin SMM,  Hannan NH, Ahmed A and Hossain MS 2020.  J Adv Biotechnol Exp Ther 3 (4), 68-78non
  10. Mass panic during Covid-19 outbreak- A perspective from Bangladesh as a high-risk country. MS Hossain, E Raheem, MH Siddiqee. 2020.  Journal of Biomedical Analytics, 3(2), 1-3. 
  11. Clinical  Characteristics of  Noncritical  Patients with  Coronavirus  Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Lessons from Bangladesh (Morshed SH, Mosabbir AL,  Chowdhury P,  Ashadullah SM and Hossain MS, Bangladesh J Microbiol, 2020;37:2;42-46.
  12. A Propensity Score Analysis of the Effect of a Single Dose Vitamin A Supplementation on Child Hemoglobin Status in Bangladesh. Khan JR, Karim ME.  Child Care in Practice. 2020 Dec; 19:1-5.
  13. Heterogeneous effects of factors on child nutritional status in Bangladesh using linear quantile mixed model. Khan JR, Gulshan J. Biostatistics & Epidemiology. 2020 Jan 1;4(1):265-81.
  14. The association between drinking water salinity and hypertension in coastal Bangladesh. Khan JR, Awan N, Archie RJ, Sultana N, Muurlink O. Global Health Journal. 2020 Nov 4;16:0.
  15. Breastfeeding is a protective factor for overweight/obesity among young children in Bangladesh: Findings from a nationwide data. Khan JR, Hossain MB, Mistry SK. Children and Youth Services Review. 2020 Dec 1;119:105525.
  16. An assessment of anemia status of child-mother pairs in Bangladesh. Khan JR, Islam MM, Biswas RK, Sultana A. Children and Youth Services Review. 2020 May 1;112:104851.
  17. Understanding the Educational Landscape of Children with Autism in Bangladesh. AP Hridi, S Ahmed, IA Abeer, A Saha, A Sinha, MS Hossain, et al. In: Sundqvist A., Berget G., Nolin J., Skjerdingstad K. (eds) Sustainable Digital Communities. iConference 2020. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 12051. Springer, Cham
  18. Epidemiology, clinical features, and impact of food habits on the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma: A case-control study in Bangladesh. MAA Shawon, MAK Yousuf, E Raheem, S Ahmed, TT Dipti, MR Hoque Plos one 15 (4), e0232121
  19.  Frailty Indexed Classification of Bangladeshi Older Adults’ Physio-psychosocial Health and Associated Risk Factors: A Crosssectional Survey Study, Rahman MM, HamiduzzamanM, Akter S, Farhana Z, Hossain MK, Hasan MN and Islam MN. BMC Geriatrics (Accepted) 
  20.  Hypertension and its Physio-psychosocial Risks Factors in Elderly People: A Cross-sectional Study in North-eastern Region of Bangladesh. Paul GK, Rahman MM, Hamiduzzaman M, Farhana Z, Mondal SK, Akter S, Naznin S and Islam MN. Journal of Geriatric Cardiology (Accepted)


  1. A Multilevel and Spatial Analysis of the Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices and Associated Factors among the Under-2 Aged Children in Bangladesh Jahidur Rahman Khan, Nabil Awan & Md Tuhin Sheikh Child Care in Practice
  2. Association between Household Livestock Ownership and Childhood Stunting in Bangladesh – A Spatial Analysis Md Belal Hossain and Jahidur Rahman Khan Journal of Tropical Pediatrics,fmz061
  3. Seasonality of suicide in Thakurgaon district, Bangladesh, 2014-2018 S M YasirArafat, ShilabrataKarmakar Asian Journal of Psychiatry Volume 44, August 2019, Pages 119-120
  4. Trend of child marriage in Bangladesh: A reflection on significant socioeconomic factors Raaj Kishore Biswas, Jahidur Rahman Khan, Enamul Kabir Children and Youth Services Review Volume 104, September 2019, 104382
  5. Machine learning algorithms to predict the childhood anemia in Bangladesh Jahidur Rahman Khan, Srizan Chowdhury, Humayera Islam, Enayetur Raheem Journal of Data Science, 17(1). P. 195 – 218
  6. The prevalence and correlates of tobacco use among 7-9th grade students in Bangladesh Jahidur Rahman Khan, Enayetur Raheem, Mark Daniel Children and Youth Services Review Volume 104, September 2019, 104406
  7. The Vulnerability and Resiliency of Childhood S M Yasir Arafat, Konstantinos Papadopoulos, Mohammad S I Mullick, and Md. Saleh Uddin Global Psychiatry (published online ahead of print). doi:
  8. Psychological autopsy study in Bangladesh: An unmet need to formulate preventive strategy of suicide S.M. Yasir Arafat Asian Journal of Psychiatry 43,85-86
  9. Manifestations of atypical symptoms of Chikungunya during the Dhaka outbreak (2017) in Bangladesh  I. Deeba, M.M. Hasan, A.A. Mosabbir, M.S. Islam, M.H.M. Siam, E. Raheem and M.S. Hossain  American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; 100(6), 1545-1548
  10. Breastfeeding termination and its determinants in Bangladesh: current status data modelling J.R. Khan, M.T. Sheikh, O. Muurlink Early Child Development and Care, DOI: 10.1080/03004430.2019.1595609
  11. Regional disparities in maternal and child health indicators: Cluster analysis of districts in Bangladesh E Raheem, JR Khan, MS Hossain PloS One 14 (2), e0210697
  12. Demographic and Socioeconomic Homogeneity among Districts and District Towns in Bangladesh MB Hossain, MS Hossain Journal of Biomedical Analytics 2 (1), 1-11
  13. Is Childhood Overweight/Obesity Perceived as a Health Problem by Mothers of Preschool Aged Children in Bangladesh? A Community Level Cross-Sectional Study MS Hossain, MH Siddiqee, S Ferdous, M Faruki, R Jahan, SM Shahik International journal of environmental research and public health 16 (2), 202


  1. Heat shock factor 5 is essential for Spermatogenesis in Zebrafish JM Saju, MS Hossain, WC Liew, A Pradhan, NM Thevasagayam, LSE Tan Cell Reports 25 (12), 3252-3261.e4
  2. Suicide during international sports events (football World Cup-2018) SMY Arafat, MS Hossain Asian Journal of Psychiatry 36, 92-93
  3. Chikungunya outbreak (2017) in Bangladesh: Clinical profile, economic impact and quality of life during the acute phase of the disease MS Hossain, MM Hasan, MS Islam, S Islam, M Mozaffor, MAS Khan PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 12 (6), e0006561
  4. Managing autism spectrum disorder in developing countries by utilizing existing resources: A perspective from Bangladesh N Ahmed, E Raheem, N Rahman, MZR Khan, AA Mosabbir, MS Hossain Autism 23(3), 801-803


  1. Pattern of hematological malignancies in adolescents and young adults in Bangladesh MM Hasan, E Raheem, TA Sultana, MS Hossain Cancer Epidemiology 51, 109-112
  2. Thalassemias in South Asia: clinical lessons learnt from Bangladesh MS Hossain, E Raheem, TA Sultana, S Ferdous, N Nahar, S Islam Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 12 (1), 93