Dr. Taufique JOARDER

Assistant Professor



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Dr Taufique Joader completed his Doctorate in Public Health (DrPH) degree from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2015. He was a recipient of Fogarty International Fellowship. Before this, he obtained Master of Public Health degree from James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University in 2008, with highest distinction. He also won the Allan Rosenfield Award for best overall performance. 


He also obtained a Diploma in International Health and Policy Evaluation from Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from Dinajpur Medical College, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh. He is also trained in Development Studies from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. 


He is a winner of international scientific essay competition, ‘Emerging Voices for Global Health, 2010’, organised by Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium. His areas of interest include: health systems, medical anthropology, infectious diseases, health policy, elderly health, and psychometrics.


His recent publications include:


1. Joarder, T.,Islam, A.,&Uddin, A.(2015). Developing a CPHC Model For Bangladesh.In R. Labonté, D. Sanders, C. Packer and N. Schaay (eds.) Revitalizing Health for All: Global Efforts in Comprehensive Primary Health Care (in press).
2. Rawal, L.B., Joarder, T., Islam, S.M.S., Uddin, A., & Ahmed, S.M.A. (2015). Developing effective policy strategies to retain health workers in rural Bangladesh: a policy analysis. Human Resources for Health, 13(36).
3. Joarder, T., Cooper, A., &Zaman, S. (2014). Meaning of death: an exploration of perception of elderly in a Bangladeshi village. Journal of cross-cultural gerontology, 29(3), 299-314.
4. Joarder, T., &Sarker, M. (2014). Achieving universal health coverage through community empowerment: a proposition for Bangladesh. Indian journal of community medicine, 39(3), 129
5. Zaman, S., Selim, N., &Joarder, T. (2013). McDonaldization without a McDonald's: globalization and food culture as social determinants of health in urban Bangladesh. Food, Culture and Society, 16(4), 551-568.
6. Joarder, T., Uddin, A., & Islam, A. (2013). Achieving universal health coverage: state of community empowerment in Bangladesh. Global Health Governance, 6(2).
7. Joarder, T. (2013). New perspective on inter-sectoral actions on health. Newsletter: International Health Policies. http://e.itg.be/ihp/archives/intersectoral-action-health-searching-inclusive-approach/
8. Sarker, M., &Joarder, T. (2012). Intersectoral collaboration: a novel path to promote community health promotion. Global health promotion, 19(4), 7-8.
9. Joarder, T. (2012). A critical perspective on the policy process in a developing country. Newsletter: International Health Policies, 152. http://e.itg.be/ihp/archives/ihpnews-152-Knowledge-Translation-Developing-Countries