National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine (NIPSOM) was established in 1974 by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. It is a leading institute in the public health sector in Bangladesh. NIPSOM begum academic programs from 1978.
It is creating human resources for the public health in the country. It has twelve (12) departments. The institute offers higher courses/programs in different disciplines of public health; offers training programs; undertakes research activities, and providing consultancy services in the field of public health. It has affiliation with Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU). Since 2006, NIPSOM is a collaborating centre of World Health Organization (WHO). The Head of the institute is titled as ‘Director’; presently, NIPSOM’s Director is Prof. Dr. Baizid Khoorshid Riaz.
National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine (NIPSOM):
Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
Phone: +880-2-9842275 +8801712017973
Tel of Director: +88-01713387980 (Hand Phone), +88-02-9842275 (Off)