Rabeya Sultana

Rabeya Sultana
Khulna University | KU · Department of Environmental Science

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Introduction
Rabeya Sultana is an assistant professor at Khulna University, Bangladesh. She has over eight years of experience across academia and NGOs. She graduated with BSc. in Environmental Science from Khulna University, Bangladesh, and completed her master's in Environmental Sanitation from the Bioscience engineering faculty, Ghent University, Belgium. Her research interest is in water treatment, sanitation, waste management, and public health.
Additional affiliations
September 2015 - April 2017
Bioscience Engineering faculty, Ghent University
Position
  • Master's Student
May 2014 - August 2014
Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission
Position
  • Master's Student
December 2012 - August 2014
Khulna University
Position
  • Master's Student

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Publications (9)
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Healthcare workers (HCWs) are at an increased risk of COVID-19 infection because of their direct exposure to suspected and confirmed coronavirus patients in healthcare facilities. This condition is even more acute in low-and lower-middle-income countries (LMICs). Given the poor healthcare settings of Bangladesh, it is challenging to halt the spread...
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Healthcare students are clinicians-in-training likely to come into contact with COVID-19 as much as other frontline healthcare professionals. It is therefore necessary to prioritize vaccinations for this group. We conducted a global systematic assessment of COVID-19 vaccine acceptance rates and related factors among healthcare students using the Pu...
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Although Bangladesh has been experiencing frequent flooding that has made colossal damages to lives and properties, overseeing floods remains a difficult task. Due to the complexity, scale, and multidisciplinary nature of flood management, it is a multisectoral activity. Khulna and Satkhira districts, located in the south-western region of Banglade...
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A total of 12 billion tons of concrete materials are produced annually, about 2 tons per person. More sustainable buildings are thus needed to decrease the carbon footprint of concrete infrastructures in the context of climate change. Crack formation is a major flaw of concrete structures. Although cracks are usually small and do not necessarily in...
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Vaccination is undoubtedly one of the most effective strategies to halt the COVID-19 pandemic. The current study aimed to investigate the acceptance of COVID-19 vaccination and its associated factors using two health behavior change frameworks: the Health Belief Model (HBM) and the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB). A total of 639 Bangladeshi adults...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has been very destructive to and compromised the functioning of all nations' public health systems. In the absence of a vaccine, healthcare workers have been employed to relentlessly fight against COVID-19. The psychological status of healthcare workers during the pandemic in countries with limited resources, notably Banglades...
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Wetland ecosystems provide a wide range of ecosystem services that are often neglected in the decision-making process, resulting in the overexploitation of resources. Quantification of the services generated by this dynamic landscape is critical to developing appropriate conservation priorities for wetland management. The biggest challenge is the l...
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The ongoing pandemic has brought an unprecedented risk to public health along with a socioeconomic catastrophe. This strain is likely to be more acute in low-middle income countries where health service capacity is poor and population density is high. Globally, front-line healthcare professionals have been working relentlessly against the pandemic,...
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A novel coronavirus has been evolved in Wuhan, China in December, 2019 that shortly spread globally and brought public health crisis to the people. As of May 31, 2020, a total of 47159 cases with 650 deaths were confirmed in Bangladesh. Previous studies evident that air pollutants were associated with the case fatality rate (CFR) of severe acute re...

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Projects (2)
Project
Quantifying and mapping the demand and supply of ecosystem services in the coastal region of Bangladesh.
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The main goal of the project is to assess the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on health and environment in low-middle income country.