Muhammad Ruhul Quddus

Bangladesh Coordinator

Muhammad Ruhul Quddus

Muhammad Ruhul Quddus is the in-country coordinator for the Food and Nutrition program in Bangladesh. He provides strategic and technical support to partners to improve access to quality treatment for hypertension and to advance policy recommendations relating to civil registration and vital statistics. Earlier he successfully led the campaign for elimination of industrially produced trans-fat from food supply as well as the adoption and expansion of a national drowning prevention program. Prior to joining the Global Health Advocacy Incubator, he worked for the Bangladesh Civil Service for more than three decades. His responsibilities included, among others, drafting laws, rules, regulations and policies relating to health, water and labour issues.

Ruhul Quddus has a master's in history from the University of Rajshahi, a master's of public affairs in International economic relations from the University of Dhaka and a master's of public health in health management and development from the North South University, Dhaka in Bangladesh. He also did his first LLB from the National University of Bangladesh, and second LLB from the University of London in the United Kingdom.