Research Associate – I
Md. Abir Hossain has completed his Master’s Degree in Anthropology from Jahanginagar University and currently working as a Research Associate-I in dRi. He has more than 4 years’ experience in development research field with various national and international organizations like Plan Bangladesh, Brac, CIPRB, icddrb, Care International, IEDCR, Center for Disability in Development (CDD), Physically Challenged Developed (PDF), Population Council, jhpiego, Center For Injury Prevention & Research Bangladesh (CIPRB) and so on.His research arenas include Public health, Gender Right & Violence, Social safety nets, Child Protection and Livelihood. He is an expert in SPSS data analysis and R. Data Coding at Atlastia, quantitative and qualitative research tool development, Data collection through séance maker apps, field management and report writing. He has hands of experience in conducting qualitative research including In depth Interview (IDI) and Focus Group Discussion (FGD) with target people at community level, Key-Informant Interview (KII) with local elected leader, beneficiaries and govt official, Classroom Observation and Case Study. Some his mentionable projects are “USAID’s Emerging pandemic threats (EPT) program, EcoHealth Alliance (EHA)” with IEDCR, “Analysis of Health Needs and Health System Response in the Coastal Districts of Bangladesh” with icddrb, “Understanding and Measuring Responsiveness of HRH in rural Bangladesh” with Brac University JPG, School of public Health.