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Shamina Sharmin

Maternal Health Specialist at UNFPA

Dr. Sharmin has 13 years of working experience providing leadership and technical support to DP consortium, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MOHFW), local government institutions, civil society and community based organizations. She works to improve their capacity for bottom-up planning and resource mobilization to ensure inclusive participatory planning in the field of strengthening health service delivery for Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health and Nutrition. 


Mrs. Sharmin completed her MBBS in 2000 from Sir Salimullah Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh and a Masters degree in Public Health (MPH) in 2005. 

She has worked with GOB for formulation, designing, planning community strategies and interventions and implementing scaling up of Maternal, Newborn and child health intervention to reduce maternal and child mortality and morbidity through community approach in 14 districts. She has professional expertise in planning, monitoring and evaluation of large national programmes (EPI, IMCI, RMNCH, EmOC) with emphasis on developing microplans and district based interventions. She also has a good understanding on using PRA tools, mainstreaming Gender and diversity.

Before joining UNFPA, she worked at WHO and UNICEF.

She is married and has a 15 years old son, she loves music and meeting people from different countries and sharing their experiences and culture. She also loves to make friends.