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Dr. Ariful Basher
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  • MBBS

    FCPS (Medicine)

    FCPS (Infection & Tropical Diseases)

  • Consultant, Internal Medicine, Bangladesh Specialized Hospital

Dr. Ariful Basher

Consultant, Internal Medicine, Bangladesh Specialized Hospital
Educational Qualification
  • MBBS, Chittagong Medical College, Chittagong, 2002;
  • Post Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology from Newcastle University, Australia,
  • MPH in Occupation & Environmental Health from NIPSOM, Bangladesh
  • ESCART(HIV) , University  Antwerp, Belgium
  • FCPS (Internal Medicine)
  • FCPS(Infectious Diseases & Tropical Medicine)
  • MD (phase-B, Critical Care)
Research & Publication
  • Arif Sm, Bashar A, Sayeed A A, Anwar S, Huq A, Quddus R, Faiz M A (2003). Dengue Fever With Neurological Involvement – A Case Report. J Medicine; 4 : 40-41
  • Basher A, Sarkar Ri, Anwar S, Alam S, Quddus R, Arif Sm, Faiz M A (2005). Practical Difficulties Faced In Managing Kala-Azar In A Teaching Hospital In Bangladesh. Jafmc Bangladesh; 1 (2): 22 – 25.
  • S M Arif, A Basher, S M K Hassan, Mmz Alam, S Hossain, N I Khan (2006)Stroke And Diabetes Mellitus-A Study Of 100 Patients.Bj  Neuroscience; 22(1): 21-27.
  • S M  Arif, A Basher,  S Ahmed, H Rahman, P K Roy, M Hasan, Aka Khan, S Sarkar (2006)Clinical Presentation Of Carcinoma Of The Oesophagus, Jdmc;15(2):58-64.
  • A Basher, M A Jalil, M R Rahman, M M Hasan, F Islam, M G Hoq, M A H Chowdhury, S Hassan, R Amin, M A Faiz (2007) Azithromycin Versus Ciprofloxacin For Treatment Of Uncomplicated Enteric Fever In A Randomized Trial In Bangladesh, Jafmc;3(1):11-16.
  • M. Mahbub Alam Majumder , Ariful Basher , M. Abul Faiz , Ulrich Kuch ,Werner Pogoda , Gerold F. Kauert , Stefan W. Toennes (2008) Criminal Poisoning Of Commuters In Bangladesh: Prospective And Retrospective Study, Forensic Sci Int. 2008 Aug 25;180(1):10-6
  • Sardar Md Lutfur Rahman, A Basher, M Rashid, M Islam, R Kuddus, Sm Arif, Ma Faiz Central Nervous System Tuberculosis And Adjuvant Corticosteroid Therapy, Mymensingh Medical Journal, Vol 18, No 1 (2009)
  • Md. Robed Amin ,  Ariful Basher , Md Ferdous Zaman , M A Faiz, Global Eradication Of Yaws: Neglected Disease With  Research Priority, J Medicine 2009; 10 : 109-114
  • Robed Amin , Abdus Sattar , Ariful Basher  And M. A. Faiz, Eradication Of Yaws, Journal Of Clinical Medicine And Research, Vol. 2(3) Pp. 049-054, March 2010
  • Ma Faiz, Sumana Barua, Robed Amin, Ariful Basher, Kazi M. Jamil Research Priorities On Neglected Tropical Diseases In The Sea Region Focusing on Soil Transmitted Helminthes, Trachoma And Yaws, Priority Areas For  Research  In Communicable Diseases,World Health  Organization, Sea-Cd-197
  • Ridwanur Rahman , M. Abul Faiz , Shahjada Selim , Bayzidur Rahman , Ariful Basher , Alison JonesCatherine D’este, Moazzem Hossain , Ziaul Islam , Habib Ahmed , Abul Hasnat Milton , Annual Incidence   Of Snake Bite In Rural Bangladesh. Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases. October 2010, Volume 4, Issue 10,  E860
  • Islam Qt, Razzak Ma, Islam Ma, Bari Mi, Basher A, Chowdhury Fr, Sayeduzzaman Ab, Ahasan Ha, Faiz Ma, Arakawa O, Yotsu-Yamashita M, Kuch U, Mebs D, Puffer Fish Poisoning In Bangladesh: Clinical And Toxicological Results From Large Outbreaks In 2008, Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2010 Dec 1. [Epub Ahead Of Print]
  • Md. Abul Faiz And Ariful Basher, Antimicrobial Resistance: Bangladesh Experience; Regional Health Forum, World Health  Organization – Volume 15, Number 1, 2011.
  • Md. Robed Amin,  Ariful Basher,  Anisur Rahman Hawlader,  Ma Faiz, Trachoma:  Blinding Tropical Disease In The South East Asia Region With Research Priority. J Medicine 2011; 12 : 50-54
  • Hanif  Mohammad , Devendra  Nath Sarkar , M Robed Amin , A Basher , T Ahmed, Clinical Profile And Outcome Of Patients With Dengue Syndrome In Hospital Care; J Medicine 2011; 12 : 131-138
  • S M K Hasan, A Basher, A A Molla N Ksultana, MA Faiz , The Impact Of Snake Bite On   House Hold Economy In Bangladesh, Tropical Doctor 2012, Jan 5. 
  • Mohammed Joynal Abedin & Abdullah Abu Sayeed & Ariful Basher & Richard J Maude & Gofranul Hoque & M. A. Faiz, Open-Label Randomized Clinical Trial Of Atropine Bolus Injection Versus Incremental Boluses Plus Infusion For Organophosphate Poisoning In Bangladesh, J. Med. Toxicol.2012, Feb,17.
  • Md. Robed Amin, S Shohag, A Basher, Sharkar Uddin Ahmed, Fr Chowdhury, Ma Faiz, Aluminium Phosphide Poisoning With Fatal Effect- A Case Report, Bangladesh Journal Of Medicine2011, July,63-67.
  • Md Kamruzzaman Khokon, Md. Shadeque Islam, Ariful Basher, Md. Robed Amin, Md Abul Faiz, Patterns Of Self Poisoning By Household Substances Ijmtfm (2011) 1(2):59-64
  • Abdullah Abu Sayeed, Aniruddha Ghose, Robed Amin, Ariful Basher, Abul Faiz, Training In Infectious Diseases In India, The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Volume 12, Issue 8, August 2012, Pages 586–587
  • Sultana A, Zakaria Sm, Bhuiyan Si, Habib A, Dey Sk, Rahman M, Basher A ,Spectrum Of Skin Lesions Of Post-Kala-Azar Dermal Leishmaniasis In Kala-Azar Endemic Areas Of Bangladesh. Mymensingh Med J 2012 Jul; 21(3):529-32.
  • Nath P, Siddique Zs, Basher A, Bhuiyan Mr, Rahman Mh, Rubel Mm, Sayed Ms, Ahmad Sa. Status Of Blood Pressure Among Individuals Consuming Saline Water. Mymensingh Med J. 2012 Oct;21(4):627-32.
  • Arif Sm, Basher A, Quddus Mr, Faiz Ma. Re-Emergence Nipah - A Review. Mymensingh Med J. 2012 Oct;21(4):772-9.
  • Quazi Tarikul Islam , Ariful Basher , Robed Amin, Dengue: A Practical Experience Of Medical Professionals In Hospital, J Medicine 2012; 13 : 160-164
  • A Basher, S. H. Rahman,  A. Ghose, S. M. Arif, M. A. Faiz  And  A. H. Dawson. Phase Ii Study Of Magnesium Sulfate In Acute Organophosphate Pesticide Poisoning. Clinical Toxicology (2013), 51, 35–40
  • Shadequl-Islam Ahm, Basher A, Rashid M, Islam M, Arif Sm, Abul-Faiz M. Pattern Of Pre-Hospital Treatment Received By Cases Of Pesticide Poisoning. International  Journal Of Medical Toxicology And Forensic Medicine. 2012; 2(3):88-96.
  • Devendranath Sarkar; 1mohammad Shaheduzzaman; 1mohammad Ismail Hossain; Mainuddin Ahmed; Nur Mohammad; Ariful Basher, Spectrum Of Acute Medicinal And Chemical Poisoning In Northern Bangladesh, Apjmt Article 2, Volume 2, Number 1, Winter 2013, Page 2
  • R Rumana, Aa Sayeed, A Basher, Z Islam, Mr Rahman, Ma Faiz, Perceptions And Treatment Seeking Behavior For Dog Bites In Rural Bangladesh, The Southeast Asian Journal Of Tropical Medicine And Public Health ,Vol 44 No. 2 March 2013
  • S M Arafat, A K Azad, A Basher, M A Ananna, M S Islam, S Abdullah, A M Abdullah, M A Islam Acute Pancreatitis Associated With Acute Viral Hepatitis A (Hav) - A Case Report. Mymensingh Medical Journal 01/2013; 22(1):192-5. 
  • Md Rafiqul Islam, Iqbal Arslan, John Attia, Mark Mcevoy, Patrick Mcelduff, Ariful Basher, Waliur Rahman, Roseanne Peel, Ayesha Akhter, Shahnaz Akter, Khanrin P Vashum, Abul Hasnat Milton  Is Serum Zinc Level Associated With Prediabetes And Diabetes?: A Cross-Sectional Study From Bangladesh. Plos One 01/2013; 8(4):E61776.
  • Syed M Arif , Ariful Basher , Mohammad R Rahman , Mohammad A Faiz, A study on delay in treatment of kala-azar patients in Bangladesh. WHO South-East Asia Journal of Public Health 2012;1(4):396-403.
  • M I Majumder, M M Haque, M W Ahmed, M N Alam, M W Rahman, F Akter, A Basher, R J Maude, M A Faiz,  Melioidosis in an Adult Male, Mymensingh Medical Journal 04/2013; 22(2):413-416
  • Golam Hasnain · Ariful Bashar · Proggananda Nath · Prakash Ghosh · Faria Hossain · Shakhawat Hossain · Dinesh Mondal, Polymerase Chain Reaction in the Diagnosis of Visceral Leishmaniasis Recurrence in the Setting of Negative Splenic Smears; The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene: Article · Nov 2015
  • Amin MR, Shohagh ABMS, Basher A, Rahman M, Faiz MA, et al. (2017) Methanol Poisoning with Fatality- Case Series in Dhaka Medical College Hospital in Bangladesh. Toxicol Open Access 3: 121.Page 2 of 4Toxicol Open Access, an open access journal Volume 3 • Issue 1 • 1000121
  • Rashid, Md. Mahbubur Nath, Proggananda ,Rahman, Mizanur ; Mondal, Dinesh; Shamsuzzaman, Abul Khair Mohammad ; Basher, Ariful , Successful Treatment of Post Kala-azar Dermal Leishmaniasis and Disseminated Tuberculosis Co-infection With Liposomal Amphotericin B and Anti-tubercular Drugs in Bangladesh, Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice: September 2017 - Volume 25 - Issue 5 - p 279–281
  • Basher A, Abul Faiz M, Arif SM, Abul Kashem Khandaker M, Kuch U, Tonnes SW. Toxicological Screening of Drug Facilated Crime among Travelers in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Asia Pac J Med Toxicol 2017;6:47-9.
  • Ariful Basher, Shomik Maruf, Proggananda Nath, Md Golam Hasnain, Muhammod Abdul Mukit, Azim Anuwarul, Fatima Aktar, Rupen Nath, AFM Akhtar Hossain, Abul Hasnat Milton, Dinesh Mondal, Abul Khair Mohammad Sumsuzzaman, Ridwanur Rahman and Mohammad Abul FaizTreatment of Widespread Nodular Post kala-Azar Dermal Leishmaniasis with Extended-Dose Liposomal Amphotericin B in Bangladesh: A Series of Four Cases, The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Available online: 14 August 2017
  • Ariful Basher,.Proggananda Nath.Tonmoy Dey, Abdullah Abu Sayeed.M. Abul Faiz,.Fazle Rabbi Chowdhury; Cutaneous leishmaniasis in immigrant workers returning to Bangladesh – An emerging problem, Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease. Available online 5 June 2017
Previous Experience
  • Lecturer, Community Medicine , Enam Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Research Associate, Medicine department, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Medical Officer, Kharera Family Welfare & Health Complex, Brahmanbaria, Bangladesh
  • Medical Officer in Charge, SK Hospital, Kalibari, Mymensingh sadar, Bangladesh .
  • Registrar, Mymensingh Medical College Hospital, In Charge, SK Hospital(Infectious diseases Mymensingh Bangladesh  
  • Junior Consultant(against the post), Gafargaon Sadar Upazilla Hospital, Mymensing, Banglaedesh   
  • OSD, Director General Health Services (DGHS), Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Special Achievement
  • Working Committee member, National Kala Azar Elimination Programme, DGHS
  • Research fellow in SACTRC(South Asian clinical Toxicology Research Collaboration)
  • Organizing secretary – Poison Information Centre (picbd.org), TSB (Toxicology Society of Bangladesh), BAATM (Bangladesh Association of Advancement in Tropical Medicine) member- Bangladesh Society of Toxicology.
  • International Student Member of SOT (Society of Toxicology) 
  • International Associate, Society of Critical Care Medicine)
  • Member- IEA(International Epidemiology Association), ISID(International society of Infectious Diseases), EMB(Emergency Medicine Bangladesh)
  • Life member- Bangladesh Society of Medicine.
Success Story
  • Thesis and Dissertation:
    • Musculoskeletal Problem Among Agricultural Worker 
    • Event Prior to Commuters Poisoning in Hospitalized cases- A descriptive study
    • Health seeking Behavior of Post kala azar Dermal Leishmaniosis Patient.       
  • Editor:

    • National guideline of snake bite
    • Learners guide of snake bite management
    • Tutors guide of snake bite management
    • Training manual on national guideline of Poisoning
  • Reviewer

    • National & International Journals 
  • Book Chapter

    • Pharmacovigilance on Therapeutic Protocols for Visceral Leishmaniosis, Kala Azar in South Asia,  Jan 2016
    • Plants and Herbal Poisoning in Bangladesh, Clinical Toxicology in Asia Pacific and Africa, pp.609-631