Nadira Sultana

Nadira Sultana Member

Last update: 7 days ago Last update: 27 Jan, 2023


Citizenship: Bangladesh
Languages: Bengali, English
Highest Degree: Medical Doctor
Experience: 33 years
Countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Iran
Sectors: Gender, Health, Social Development, Monitoring & Evaluation, Research Gender, Health, Social Development, Monitoring & Evaluation, Research
Gender: Female
Address: Flat 9-F, 3 & 3A Paribagh, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
Phone: +880-1711389606
Cellphone: +880-1711389606
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  • Education:

    • Masters' in Health Economics- Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, 1998
    • MBBS- Rajshahi University, 1987


    • Over 25 Years- diverse range of health issues
    • Maternal, neonatal, child, adolescent health; FP & Sexual reproductive health, nutrition, monitoring & evaluation, diversity & inclusion
    • HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria, Primary health care, Health care financing, universal health coverage
    • Project management, Proposal development, resource mobilization, knowledge management
    • Facilitation, training, negotiation
    • Technical assistance to government, partners, colleagues, guidelines development, strategic planning

    Leadership Position:

    • Country Lead- WISH2ACTION- May 2019-August 2021
    • Program Health and M & E Specialist, Local Fund Agent for Global Fund, UNOPS/Global Fund- 2012-2018
    • National Professional Officer-NO-C, MNH, WHO Dhaka-2007-2009
    • Technical Coordinator, HIV/AIDS- Care Bangladesh 2007
    • Director Programme-FPAB 2004-2006
    • Program Manager, Adolescent Reproductive Health-Kaishor-Save the Children 2002-2003

    Donor experiences:

    • Global Affairs Canada
    • UN agency: WHO, UNOPS, UNFPA, UNICEF
    • Global Fund fights for AIDS, TB & Malaria, Global Affairs Canada


    • Disability Inclusive Family Planning and SRH Care; Daily Observer, 18 May 2021;
    • Intersection between Family Planning, SRH and C-19 at Rural Health Facilities; Daily Observer, 12 May 2021;
    • Task Sharing in menstrual regulation services: implementation efforts and lesson learned in Bangladesh;


    • Managing a quality service, Communication skills, Delivering at pace, Making effective decisions, Collaborating and partnering, Leading and communicating, Building capability, for all, Strategic thinking (seeing the bigger picture), Teamwork, Changing and improving, Organisational skills, Working under pressure, Attention to detail, Handling a difficult decision or situation, Adaptability, Delivering value for money, Resilience, Integrity, Motivation, Problem solving, Team leader, Stakeholder management

    Training received:

    • Wide-range of public health and related training e-learning courses and others.