A. H. M. (Enayet) Hussain

Additional Director General

Director General of Health Service, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare


1. Personal History: 1. Date of Birth : 08.08.1963 2. Permanent Address : Raynagor, Sylhet 3. Date of Joining in Govt. Service : 20.12.1989 2. University degrees / diploma Sl No Degree (class) Institution Year 1. MBBS Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College 1987 2. FCPS Bangladesh College of Physicians & Surgeons 1995 3. FRCS Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons, Glasgow 2007 3. Position: • Present > Additional Director General, Planning & Development Director General of Health Services (DGHS), Mohakhali, Dhaka & Line Director, Non Communicable Disease Control Director General of Health Services (DGHS), Mohakhali, Dhaka 4. Area of interest: a) Non Communicable Diseases Control b) Paediatric Ophthalmology c) Community Ophthalmology   5. Research Program: • A study to access the clinical outcome and impact of cataract surgery on family and social life of children who have undergone cataract surgery through Bangladesh Childhood Cataract Campaign (BCCC). • Prevalence of child hood blindness in Bangladesh (on going project supported by Centre for Injury Prevention & Research Bangladesh, Sight Savers, Bangladesh Country Office and BRAC) • Prevalence of Refractive Error among the school children (on going project supported by Sight Savers, Bangladesh Country Office) 6. Professional Involvement Technical Advisor:  Direct Financial Cooperation project between WHO & DGHS for Avoidable Childhood Blindness: “A model intervention package at primary health care setting in Bangladesh”;  An intervention program between Sight Savers Bangladesh Country office & DGHS for “Reaching the unreachable with paediatric eye care services”  Annual Performance Work Project between WHO & DGHS for “Eye Care Services Assessment” 7. Social Involvement  Chairman, Bangladesh Chapter, International Agency for Prevention of Blindness.  Coordinator, Bangladesh, International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) Examination.  Ex Secretary General, Ophthalmological Society of Bangladesh  Organized Outreach Mega Eye Camp (OMEC) & School Sight Testing Program with the support & collaboration of Government, International & local NGOs.  Implementing in the mission of making Bangladesh free of Cataract backlog by the year 2020.  Involve in activities for Prevention & elimination of Childhood Blindness. 8. Award: 1. “Outstanding service in prevention of blindness” awarded by Asia Pacific Academy Ophthalmology (APAO) Congress, Taipae 2016. 2. “Dr. A.K Das Endowment ACOIN Award 2013” from Association of Community Ophthalmologist Society of India, 3. “Professor Mobarak Ali Gold Medal 2017”, awarded by Ophthalmological Society of Bangladesh 4. “IAPB Eye Health Hero Award 2018”– Awarded by International Agency for Prevention of Blindness.

2 FEB, 2019 10:30-12-30 hrs. PS 2.3 Imperative Need for Paradigm Shift of Health Systems: A Holistic Response to NCD