Department of Community Nutrition

Community Nutrition (CN) department was first introduced under the Public Health Division in Bangladesh Institute of Health Sciences (BIHS) which was the Apex Institute of Health Care Development Project (HCDP) and its associated hospital named as BIHS Hospital. Public Health disciplines have been given one of the highest priorities in BIHS. Presently, CN department has been transferred under the Public Health Division in Bangladesh University of Health Sciences (BUHS). The aim of the department is to provide comprehensive education in community nutrition for global health with the choice of specializing in a number of topics and in a range of contexts.

At present six full-time qualified faculties have been working, among them 01 Professor, 01 Associate Professor, 01 Assistant Professor and 03 Sr. Lecturers. A total of 11 students have been passed from this department from 2008-2012. Currently CN department has 6 MPhil students and 01 MPH student. However, in MPhil study program, 50% students were from South-East Asian countries.

Visiting & Mailing Address

Department of Community Nutrition
Bangladesh University of Health Sciences
Room No: 0000, 125/1, Darus Salam
Mirpur-1,Dhaka-1216, Bangladesh.
Phone: [880] 2-8055312, 9010654
Fax: [880] 2-8055312


Visiting Hours: 10AM - 4PM

Head of the Department

Prof. Dr. Md Asirul Hoque
Contact No: [880]-2-8035501, Ext. 0000
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Honorary Advisor

Prof. Mammunar Rashid

Faculty Members

Full-Time Faculties

Dr. Md Asirul Hoque
Associate Professor
Farzana Saleh
Assistant Professor
Manika Rani Sarker

Taslima Khatun

Sr. Lecturer


Part-Time Faculties

Prof Khursheed Jahan
Prof Khaleda Islam
Prof Mohiduzzaman
Prof M Ruhul AminProf

Dr.Syeda Afroza

Dr. Afroza Begum
Dr. TM Alamgir Azad
Dr. Shah Mahfuzur Rahman

Dr.Fariha Haseen
Mr.Md Ruhul Amin
Mr. Kazi Mohammad Rezaul Karim


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