Email:

    shahinur.akter@soc.ku.ac.bd/shahinursoc09ku@gmail.com


    Contact:

    +8801710860229

    Address:

    Room # 3368, Sociology Discipline, Social Science School, Kabi Jibanananda Academic Building, Khulna University, Khulna 9208, Bangladesh


Shahinur Akter
Assistant Professor

Bachelor of Social Science (Honors) in Sociology

Sociology Discipline, Social Science School, Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh.

Master of Social Science (MSS) in Sociology

Sociology Discipline, Social Science School, Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh.

Public Health; Child Health; Environmental Health; Women's and Maternal Health; Education; Women Empowerment.

Current Research Project/Collaboration

SL Title Research Role Awarded Date Completion Date Funding Agency
1 Factors Influencing Utilization of Child Health Services among Mothers in Khulna District of Bangladesh Principal Investigator November, 2019 December, 2021 National

Working Experience

Assistant Professor (30 April, 2017 to date)

Lecturer (30 April, 2015 to 29 April, 2017)

Part-time Teacher (12 June, 2014 to 29 April, 2015)

 

Research Experience

  • Principal Investigator (2019-2020) Factors Influencing Utilization of Child Health Services among Mothers in Khulna District of Bangladesh. Khulna University, funded by Khulna University Research Cell.
  • Assistant Investigator (2015) Impact Assessment of the Family Based Care (FBC) upon the Beneficiaries at SOS Children’s Village Khulna, Funded by SOS Children’s Village Khulna.

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Journal Articles:

Jahan, N., Akter, S., Heme, M. A., Chandra, D., Polly, A., Siddiqua, L., Rahman, R., Mohsin, K. F., & Hossain, M. T. (2022). Healthcare seeking behavior of marginalized older people in urban slums: a cross-sectional survey study in Khulna city, Bangladesh. BMJ Open, 12 (11), e066376. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-066376. (Q1: IF.3.007)

Akter, S. (2022). Factors influencing health service utilization among mothers for under-five children: A cross-sectional study in Khulna district of Bangladesh. PLoS One, 17(9): e0274449. doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0274449.(Q1:IF.3.24)

Akter, S. & Bristy, T. A. (2022). Lifestyle factors and risk of obesity among the school children in Khulna City. Khulna University Studies (Accepted). doi: https://doi.org/10.53808/KUS.2022.19.02.2147-ss

Akter, S.  Humaira, A., Nessa, K., & Razu, S. R. (2022). Factors associated with age at menopause: A cross-sectional study in Khulna district. Khulna University Studies,19(1), 155-163. doi: https://doi.org/10.53808/KUS.2022.19.01.2145-s

Akter, S., Rahman, M. H., & Razu, S. R. (2020). Socioeconomic factors associated with obesity among primary school children: A cross-sectional survey from Khulna District of Bangladesh. Journal of Population and Development, 2, 84-96.

Akter, S., & Biswas, A. (2018). Effects of parental guidance on academic achievement of secondary students in Dumuria Upazila of Khulna District, Bangladesh. Khulna University Studies, 15(1):105-116.

Akter, S.,  Afrin, S., & Razu, S. R. (2018). Teaching techniques and students’ satisfaction in tertiary education: A study from Bangladesh. Journal of Teacher Education and Research, 13(1): 32-40. DOI: 10.5958/2454-1664.2018.00003.4. http://www.indianjournals.com/ijor.aspx?target=jter&volume=13&issue=1&article=003

Akter, S., Chanda, S. K., Mamum, A. A.,  & Razu, S. R. (2018). Role of education in women empowerment: A study from Khulna District of Bangladesh. International Journal of Innovative Research, 3(1): 19-23. ISSN: 2520-5919 (Online). Retrieve from http://www.irsbd.org/papers/4.IJIR_3(1)_18_Razu_.pdf.

Akter, S., Jabbar, M. A., & Khatun, M. T. (2018). Factors affecting career choice of the female secondary students in Khulna district of Bangladesh. Khulna University Studies, 15(1):91-103.

Razu, S. R., Akter, S., & Afrin, S. (2018). Factors affecting academic performance in tertiary education: A case study from Khulna University of Bangladesh. Pabna University of Science and Technology Studies, 3(1):87-91. ISSN: 2308-6246 (Online).

Razu, S. R., Jabbar, M. A., Hossain, M. Z., Islam, M. A., & Akter, S. (2018). Health effects of water salinity in coastal regions: A study from south-western Bangladesh. International Journal of Business, Social and Scientific Research, 6(2):31-38. ISSN: 2309-7892 (Online), 2519-5530 (Print), Retrieve from http://www.ijbssr.com/currentissueview/14013253.

Akter, A. & Khatun, M. T. (2017). Factors affecting child rights: A socioeconomic study in Bangladesh. The Jahangirnagar Review, Part II: Social Sciences, Vol. XXXVII, 2013, 231-242, ISSN 1682-422.