Rowshan Kabir


Region: Asia

Rowshan is a Public Health Nutritionist with strong academic background, sound technical knowledge and skills on the operationalisation of nutrition services. He worked with several INGOs and UN agencies prior joining Dikoda.

Mr. Rowshan has completed Master of Public Health (MPH) from State University of Bangladesh, M.S. (Research) and B. Sc. (Honors) in Nutrition and Food Science from Institute of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Dhaka. He has more than 12 years’ experience in the field of urban nutrition, workforce nutrition, community nutrition, nutrition governance, gender based violence (GBV), WASH, food security, livelihoods, adolescent nutrition, maternal infant & young child nutrition (MIYCN), disbursement linked indicators (DLI), comprehensive competency based nutrition (CCTN), baby friendly hospital initiative (BFHI), community based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM), SAM management, monitoring and evaluation, project management, results-based project management, real time monitoring, qualitative and quantitative research, data analysis, report writing, development of training manual/handouts and SBCC materials, training needs assessment, organizing and facilitation of trainings, and multisectoral coordination.

Mr. Rowshan’s most significant contributions to nutrition sector in Bangladesh include:

  • Institutionalization of Urban Nutrition Reporting System through DHIS2 in Urban (Dhaka and Sylhet City Corporations)
  • Successful implementation of A&T’s urban MIYCN research where the model has been adopted in remodeling the Child Nutrition Unit (CNU) at the premise of IPHN
  • Assessment and designing the Community-Based Nutrition Services Package (CBE) for improved MIYCN services



Assistance to UNICEF for the development of Maternal Nutrition costed technical operational guidelines and standard operating procedures in Bangladesh


Amal A. Abed

Nutrition, WASH, health education, and MEAL program and research expert

Projects: DIKODA

Tala Rammal

Research assistant


Elizabeth Whelan

Nutrition consultant

Projects: WFP

Jeline Marie M. Corpuz

Researcher Consultant

Projects: FAO, WFP

Dina Farhana


Projects: FAO, UNICEF, WFP

Swan Pyae Oo

Urban researcher consultant

Projects: FAO, UNOPS

Rini Astrianif

Researcher Consultant

Projects: FAO, WFP

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