Taufique Joarder (he/him)
Board member representing the Western Pacific Region
Taufique Joarder is a Visiting Associate Professor of Global Health Evaluation at the SingHealth Duke-NUS Global Health Institute, Singapore, and has worked in Bangladesh for about 14 years. He served different institutions in different capacities, such as BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, Family Health International (FHI 360), and North South University. At various universities in Bangladesh and Singapore, he taught global health, health policy and systems, qualitative research, and implementation science. He also served as a long-term consultant for the Health Workforce Department of the World Health Organization, PATH, and Johns Hopkins University in Bangladesh. He is also the Vice-Chairperson of the Public Health Foundation of Bangladesh, Associate Editor of BMC Globalization and Health journal, and member of the Thematic Working Groups on Teaching and Learning Health Policy and Systems Research (Regional Champion for the South East Asia Region), and Emerging Voices for Global Health (The first cohort from 2010). A Doctorate in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Taufique’s areas of interest include health policy, health systems, human resources for health, global health, nutrition policy, medical anthropology, mixed methods research, implementation science, and psychometrics.