Dr. Farhana Haque

Policy Analyst

Dr. Farhana Haque is the Policy Analyst of the G20 Health and Development Partnership. She is a public health physician from Bangladesh with a broad background in medical epidemiology, with specific training and expertise in intervention implementation and evaluation. Currently, she is also working as a postgraduate researcher at the Institute for Global Health (IGH), University College London (UCL). Her research interests include investigating the health impacts of climate change and adaptation of urban residents in low-income countries as well as analysing the relevant policy issues. Prior to joining the Partnership, she worked as an associate scientist at the International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b). She had also worked as the outbreak investigation officer at the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR), the national mandated institute for outbreak investigation and disease surveillance of Bangladesh. As a part of her work within IEDCR of the the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in Bangladesh, she taught at the Field Epidemiology Training Program, Bangladesh (FETP,B), an applied MSc programme affiliated with the University of Dhaka, and contributed extensively to the Global Disease Detection Centre of the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Bangladesh. She has extensive experience of working and liaising with national and international collaborators including the World Health Organization, UNICEF, CDC, USA and the Rockefeller Foundation. Previously, Dr. Haque worked as a lecturer and research associate in the Master of Public Health Program (MPH) Program at the Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) and as an adjunct faculty at the James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University.