Dr Muhiuddin Haider is the Associate Professor in the School of Public Health , Maryland University.
and the Middle East, to sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America, Professor Dr Haider has worked on the ground to
strengthen the health systems of developing nations.
senior-level managerial, financial and technical expertise he brings to his
tasks are essential, so, too, is his unique ability to communicate. Following a
recent series of discussions he led in Tajikistan about the risk of HIV/AIDS,
U.S. State Department officials praised Dr. Haider's "easygoing,
approachable style and clear manner of presenting information" and his
ability to maintain "good rapport with audiences from every sector."
areas of special expertise are health communications, infrastructure
development, training, capacity building and health care reform, with an
emphasis on reproductive health, family planning, AIDS prevention, maternal and
neonatal health, child survival and water management.
addition to his teaching responsibilities, Professor Haider is senior associate
of the School's Center for Global Health. He also serves as adjunct faculty at
Johns Hopkins University's School for Advanced International Studies, where he
teaches courses on HIV/AIDS prevention and communication, and as a visiting
professor in health communication at the James P. Grant School of Public Health
at BRAC University in Bangladesh. Dr. Haider, a native of Bangladesh, was
country representative for Nepal for the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication
Program, leading USAID-funded public health activities in behavior change and
has also served as training director for the Pakistan Private Sector Population
exclusive interview with VOA Bangla Service Dr Haider talks about his
experience during his recent visit to Afghanistan where he essentially did
Health Sector Assessment. He looked into Reproductive Health problems related to TB , , Malaria , HIV AIDS
, Avian Influenza and the other diseases. He says he as there to investigate
the gaps in the work of Health sector as well as to find out about the new
planning. Dr Muhiuddin Haider also talks about the role of BRAC in Afghanistan.