Key organisations in the Bangladesh Rabies Project

Key organisations associated with this project include the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research within the Directorate General of Health Services and the Department of Livestock Services within the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock. Other organisations involved include the Insititute of Public Health and Nutrition, the Directorate General of Drug Administration, and the Central Veterinary Hospital in Dhaka.


Key organisations and people

Principal Investigators

Dr Ahmed Nawsher Alam       Virologist   Institute of Public Health, Dhaka

Co-Investigators (Public Health)

Dr Md Munir    Senior Scientific Officer    Institute of Epidemiology and Disease Control Research, Dhaka
Dr Iftekhar Ahmed Taslim   Assistant Chief   Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA), Dhaka

Co-Investigators (Animal Health)

Dr Abu Hannan    Livestock Officer   Department of Livestock Services, Dhaka
Dr Enayet Hossain   Assistant Director   Department of Livestock Services, Dhaka
Dr Md Hedayatullah   Veterinary Surgeon   Department of Livestock Services, Dhaka
Dr Shahid Atahar Hossain   Upazilla Livestock Officer   Central Veterinary Hospital, Dhaka

Project Facilitators

Prof Mahmudur Rahman   Director   IEDCR & National Influenza Centre (NIC), Dhaka
Prof Nitish Debnath   National Consultant   Food and Agriculture Organisation, Dhaka

Project Mentors

Dr Pushpa Ranjan Wijesinghe   Consultant Medical Epidemiologist   Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka
Dr Joanna McKenzie   Consultant Epidemiologist   Epicentre,Massey University

Project Activity Coordinator

Dr Joanna McKenzie   Consultant Epidemiologist   EpiCentre, Massey University