Rashid Zaman is a medical researcher with post graduate qualifications in health economics and public health. He has more than 8 years’ experience in surveys, surveillances, M&E and epidemiological studies. He started his research career with one of the largest survey research firm of Bangladesh and worked in number of major national surveys including a series of public expenditure tracking surveys (PETS). In 2006, he joined ICDDR,B and worked in US-CDC’s International Emerging Infections Programme (IEIP) in Bangladesh, where he took the principal role in designing and implementing country’s first national influenza surveillance system. He joined OPM in 2010 and works with the health projects and surveys, mostly in South Asian and Sub-Saharan African countries. He also leads the portfolio that oversees the country office in Bangladesh. Rashid authored more than 30 publications, many of them published in reputed biomedical journals.