Tazeen is an Associate Scientist at the Maternal and Child Health Division of ICDD,B in Bangladesh. She has a BSc and MSc in Economics and substantial experience in the area of public health research. She has been involved in large community based research trials, measurement and validation of indicators as well as development and costing of national strategies and action plans related to adolescent, maternal, newborn and child health. She is particularly interested in developing her skills in the area of health economic modelling, health financing and equity.
In the first year of her programme, Tazeen completed modules in Cost–effectiveness Modelling for Health Technology Assessment, Medical Statistics and Evidence Synthesis, Advanced Simulation Methods and Contemporary Health Psychology and Behaviour Change.
Tazeen’s first research attachment looked at maternity services in low-middle income countries. Her second research attachment is titled Inequalities: Views from public health and welfare economics. The final attachment was on valuing health benefits in public health.
Scaling up effective interventions to reduce maternal hypertensive disorder and gestational diabetes: A return on investment case for Bangladesh
Simon Dixon, Chloe Thomas
Ali NB, Tahsina T, Hoque DME, Hasan MM, Iqbal A, Huda TM, et al. Association of food security and other socio-economic factors with dietary diversity and nutritional statuses of children aged 6-59 months in rural Bangladesh. PloS one. 2019;14(8):e0221929.
Tahsina T, Ali NB, Hoque DE, Huda TM, Salam SS, Hasan MM, et al. Out-of-pocket expenditure for seeking health care for sick children younger than 5 years of age in Bangladesh: findings from cross-sectional surveys, 2009 and 2012. Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition. 2017;36(1):33.
Tahsina T, Ali NB, Siddique MAB, Ahmed S, Rahman M, Islam S, et al. Determinants of hardship financing in coping with out of pocket payment for care seeking of under five children in selected rural areas of Bangladesh. PloS one. 2018;13(5):e0196237.
Ahsan KZ, Tahsina T, Iqbal A, Ali NB, Chowdhury SK, Huda TM, et al. Production and use of estimates for monitoring progress in the health sector: the case of Bangladesh. Global health action. 2017;10(sup1):1298890.