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Hashima E Nasreen

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D in Public Health) - Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute Stockholm
  • Master of Medical Science (Public Health) - Masters Degree, Umea University
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery - Bachelor Degree, Dhaka University

Hashima E Nasreen (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF MEDICINE


drnasreen@iium.edu.my
4596


Expert Profile


Dr. Hashima E Nasreen has been an Assistant Professor at the Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine of International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) since December 26, 2013. She is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the James P. Grant School of Public Health, BRAC Institute of Global Health, BRAC University in Bangladesh. Currently, she is the Advisor for the project Go4Health (Asian Hub) aiming to set goals and governance of post MDG 2015, in collaboration with 13 Universities of different countries, funded by the European Commission. She is a medical doctor (MBBS), and received Masters in Public Health (MPH) from Umea University, Sweden in 2001 and a Ph.D in Medical Science and Public Health from Karolinska Institute, Sweden in 2011.
Dr. Hashima has 20 years of research experience in public health and epidemiology since 1994 at the Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC, Bangladesh. She has received professional training on sexuality and reproductive health, HIV/AIDS in reproductive health settings, health economics from India; East-West University, Hawaii, USA; and Umea University, Sweden. She acted as an advisor with UNFPA to evaluate the contribution of UNFPA and IPPF in addressing youths' reproductive health needs and rights since ICPD in Bangladesh, and with CARE-Bangladesh to review HIV/AIDS and commercial sex workers in Bangladesh. She was an international consultant in mapping the policy process and programmatic landscape of HIV in Bangladesh with Commonwealth Secretariat, London, in 2007. She is experienced in managing collaborative research projects with ICDDR,B and Plan International (Bangladesh), ICRW and CEDPA (USA), Columbia University (USA), University of Aberdeen (Scotland), and Karolinska Institute (Sweden).
Dr. Hashima was awarded a number of scholarships for doctoral studies, Master programme, and relevant post-graduation training. She is experienced in managing grants of research projects. She has a number of publications in reputed peer-reviewed international journals and has presented research papers in international conferences and workshops in different countries. She is the reviewer of a number of international public health and psychiatric journals.


Area of Specialisation


  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Health Care System ~ Child Care - child growth and development
  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Health Care System ~ Maternal Care
  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Public Health ~ Other Public Health n.e.c. - Maternal maternal mental health and child growth and development, sexual and reproductive health, HIV/AIDS
  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Health Care System ~ Mortality and Morbidity Studies - maternal mortality
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Population and Demographic Studies ~ Population Policy - mortality and morbidity study


Teaching Responsibilities


COMMUNITY MEDICINE 2014/2015 2015/2016 2018/2019 2016/2017 2019/2020 2020/2021 2013/2014 2017/2018
INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC HEALTH 2013/2014 2020/2021 2014/2015 2016/2017 2018/2019 2017/2018 2019/2020
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2018/2019 2019/2020 2020/2021 2013/2014 2017/2018


Research Projects


Completed
2019 - 2020 Beta tricalcium -phosphate as bone subtitute material: a meta-analysis of experimental studies
2017 - 2021 A STUDY ON DIABETIC FOOT AT RISK AND ITS ASSOCIATED FACTORS AMONG TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS PATIENTS ATTENDING PRIMARY HEALTH CLINICS IN KUANTAN.
2015 - 2019 Impact of parental perinatal depressive and anxiety symptoms on infant development and health: A cohort study in East- and West-Coast of Malaysia
On-Going
2021 - Present Exploring the Perceived Threat, Stress and Coping Strategies Among Nurses During Covid-19 Pandemic : A Mixed- Method Approach at University's Hospital in A North Coast of Pahang
2019 - Present Mobile application for promoting physical activity during pregnancy: A model to reduce antenatal, intrapartum and postpartum complications
2019 - Present Prototype Development of an Integrated Parental Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Monitoring Systems


Publications


Article

2021 Knowledge, attitudes and practices towards COVID-19 among medical students in International Islamic University Malaysia: an online cross-sectional study. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia, 20 (2) pp. 103-111
2020 Diabetic foot care practice and its associated factors among type 2 diabetes mellitus patients attending primary health clinics in Kuantan, Malaysia: a cross sectional study. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 19 (2) pp. 13-19
2020 Prevalence and associated factors of diabetic foot at risk among type 2 diabetes mellitus patients attending primary health clinics in Kuantan. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia, 19 (3) pp. 11-19
2019 A review of the diabetic foot in Malaysian perspective. World Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research, 5 (9) pp. 40-43
2019 Body Mass Index status and its relationship with mode of delivery, birth weight and early feeding history among children in an urban area of Pahang. Medical Journal of Malaysia, 74 (Supplement 2) pp. 69-69
2019 Impact of maternal antepartum depressive and anxiety symptoms on birth outcomes and mode of delivery: a prospective cohort study in east and west coasts of Malaysia. BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth, 19 (1) pp.
2019 The prevalence of high risk of obstructive sleep apnea and its association with sociodemographic factors among adults in Taman Dato' Rashid Salleh, Indera Mahkota, Kuantan. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia, 18 (Supplement 2) pp. 18-18
2018 Prevalence and determinants of antepartum depressive and anxiety symptoms in expectant mothers and fathers: results from a perinatal psychiatric morbidity cohort study in the east and west coasts of Malaysia. BMC Psychiatry, 18 (1) pp. 1-14
2018 The relationship between eating habits and stress among undergraduate medical students of IIUM Kuantan. Malaysia Journal of Public Health Medicine, 18 (Supplement 2) pp. 68
2017 Impact of intimate partner violence on infant temperament. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, () pp. 1-17
2017 Impact of maternal depressive symptoms and infant temperament on early infant growth and motor development: results from a population based study in Bangladesh. Medical Journal of Malaysia, 72 (Supplement 1) pp. 26-26
2017 Knowledge, attitude and practice on dengue among adult population in Felda Sungai Pancing Timur, Kuantan, Pahang. International Medical Journal Malaysia (IMJM), 16 (2) pp. 3-9
2016 Community perceptions of behaviour change communication interventions of the maternal neonatal and child health programme in rural Bangladesh: An exploratory study. BMC Health Services Research, 16 () pp. 1-13
2016 Peer influences and intention to smoke e-cigarette: A cross-sectionaL study among form 4 students of a secondary school in Kuantan,Pahang. Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine, 16 ((Supplement 4)) pp. 120-120
2016 Prevalence and associated factors of depressive symptoms among disadvantaged adolescents: results from a population-based study in Bangladesh. Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine, 16 (supp. 4) pp. 15
2016 Prevalence and associated factors of depressive symptoms among disadvantaged adolescents: results from a population-based study in Bangladesh. Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine, 16 (supp. 4) pp. 15-15
2016 Prevalence and associated factors of depressive symptoms among disadvantaged adolescents: results from a population-based study in Bangladesh.. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 29 (3) pp. 135-144
2016 The prevalence of Internet addiction and its related factors among medical students of International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Kuantan Campus. Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine, 16 (Supplement 4) pp. 122-122
2015 ‘‘I can’t stop worrying about everything’’-experiences of rural Bangladeshi women during the first postpartum months. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being, 10 (26226) pp. 1-9
2015 Incidence and risk factor of postpartum depressive symptoms in women: a population based prospective cohort study in a rural district in Bangladesh. Journal of Depression and Anxiety, 4 (2) pp. 1-8
2015 Nicotine dependence and quit smoking: a preliminary survey among adult males in Kuantan, Malaysia. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 14 (Supplement) pp. 14-15
2015 Pesticides exposure and cardiovascular hemodynamic parameters among male workers involved in mosquito control in East Coast of Malaysia. American Journal of Hypertension, 29 () pp. 1-8
2014 'The clock keeps ticking' - the role of a community-based intervention in reducing delays in seeking emergency obstetric care in rural Bangladesh: a quasi-experimental study. Public Health, 2014 , 128 () pp. 332-340
2014 Intimate partner violence and its association with maternal depressive symptoms 6-8 months after childbirth in rural Bangladesh. Global Health Action, 7 (24725) pp. 1-7
Conference or Workshop Item

2019 Prevalance and associated factors of diabetic foot at risk among type 2 diabetes mellitus patients attending primary health clinics in Kuantan. In: 7th Asia Pacific Primary Care Research Conference,
2018 Antepartum depressive, anxiety and comorbid symptoms among men and women in east and west coast of Malaysia: a cross-sectional analysis of a perinatal psychiatric morbidity cohort study. In: 7th International Public Health Conference,
2018 Food safety at home: knowledge and practices among adults in suburban community in Malaysia. In: International Society for Environmental Epidemiology and International Society of Exposure Science - Asia Chapter Conference 2018 (ISEE/ES-AC 2018),
2018 From research to policy and practice: evidence from Bangladesh. In: Global Health Seminar Series: Sharing Knowledge on Global Health Research,
2018 The effect of paternal depression and anxiety symptoms on newborn low birth weight. In: Medical Research Symposium 2018,
2018 The impact of parental perinatal depressive and anxiety symptoms on newborn low birth weight. In: 21st Family Medicine Scientific Conference 2018,
2017 Knowledge, attitude and behaviour towards dietary salt intake among adults’ residents of sub-urban setting in Kuantan. In: 20th Family Medicine Scientific Conference,
2017 The prevalence of maternal depression and its sociodemographic determinant in Selangor. In: 21st National Public Health Colloquium 2017,
2016 Incidence and risk factor of postpartum depressive symptoms in women: a population based prospective cohort study in a rural district in Bangladesh. In: 2nd World Congress on Integration Islamicisation: Focus On Medical & Health Care Sciences 2016 (2WCII-2016),
2016 Internet usage from Islamic perspective: a preliminary survey with first year medical students, Kuantan Campus, Pahang 2015. In: 2nd World Congress on Integration Islamicisation: Focus On Medical & Health Care Sciences 2016 (2WCII-2016),
2016 Knowledge, attitude and practice on hand hygiene among clinical year medical students in Islamic institution. In: 2nd World Congress on Integration Islamicisation: Focus On Medical & Health Care Sciences 2016 (2WCII-2016),
2016 Nicotine dependence and quit smoking survey among current adult male smokers in Felda Bukit Goh, Kuantan, Pahang in 2015 . In: 62nd Myanmar Medical Conference,
2016 Prevalence of smartphone addiction and its related factors among pre-clinical students at IIUM Kuantan Campus 2016. In: 2nd Sabah Regional Public Health Conference & 11th Sabah Public Health Colloqium :Innovation & Transformation: Regional Public Health Of the Future,
2016 Smoking dependency behaviour towards conventional & e-cigarette among selected government instituition in Indera Mahkota, Kuantan 2016. In: 2nd Sabah Regional Public Health Conference & 11th Sabah Public Health Colloqium :Innovation & Transformation: Regional Public Health Of the Future,
2015 Difficult to quit smoking beyond “nicotine dependence”: a preliminary survey among adult male smokers in Felda Bukit Goh,Kuantan Pahang, Malaysia. In: 5th Asia Pacific Primary Care research Conference,
2015 A knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) on dengue among adult population in Felda Sungai Panching Timur, Kuantan, Pahang. In: 18th Family Medicine Scientific Conference 2015,
2015 Nicotine dependence and quit smoking: a preliminary survey among adult males in Kuantan, Malaysia. In: Medical Research Symposium 2015,
2015 Nicotine dependency of adult male smokers and it’s socio-economic determinants. In: 18th Family Medicine Scientific Conference 2015,
2015 Oral misoprostol for preventing postpartum haemorrhage in home births in rural Bangladesh: how effective is it? . In: 5th International Public Health Conference,
2015 Prevalence of risk for eating disorder amongst International Islamic University Malaysia medical students and its associated factors. In: Medical Research Symposium 2015,