Tropical Medicine & Surgery

Tropical Medicine & Surgery
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-9088

Dr.Syeda Zakia Hossain

Dr.Syeda Zakia Hossain

Dr.Syeda Zakia Hossain
Discipline of Behavioural and Social Sciences in Health
The University of Sydney, Australia

Biography

Zakia Hossain is a Health Sociologist and a Demographer. She is a recipient of AusAID and Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship. Her major research and teaching is in the areas of Health Sociology, Health and globalisation, International Health and Chronic diseases, research methods and statistics. Her major research is on reproductive health, teenage pregnancy, chronic diseases, health inequalities, migrant women’s health and wellbeing, cross-cultural issues and ageing, South Asian countries. She has supervised higher degree research projects (as a principal supervisor), with eight PhD and one Masters completions in last four years. Currently she is supervising two PhD and two Masters student (as a Principal supervisor) and three PhD students (as an Associate supervisor). The PhD thesis she has supervised examines, Stigma and HIV/AIDS; Media, HIV/AIDS education and young people; Acculturation and health and wellbeing of second generation Iranian in Australia; She has presented her research work in Global Health Conference, Washington DC, World congress of Gerontology, World Congress of Sociology, APSA and TASA international conferences.

Research Interest

Zakia Hossain major research and teaching is in the areas of Health Sociology, Health and globalisation, International Health and Chronic diseases, research methods and statistics. Her major research is on reproductive health, teenage pregnancy, chronic diseases, health inequalities, migrant women’s health and wellbeing, cross-cultural issues and ageing, South Asian countries.

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