Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science BJMS Special issue on COVID-19

13 September, 2021

Dear Members,

On behalf of Prof. Abu Kholdun Al-Mahmood, Executive Editor, Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science, I am pleased to inform you all that the BJMS Special issue on COVID-19 2021 has been published.

This Special gave a scope to scientists all over the globe to share and disseminate their experience-based evidence and knowledge on COVID and other Pandemics.

There are a wide range of articles From UK, USA, Italy, Brazil, Argentina, Australia, India, Turkey, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Pakistan etc. on Life activities within Pandemic Challenges, Medical Education/Other Educations, Response and Paradox, Statistics, People's Awareness, Diagnostics from Antigen kits to PCR and other biochemical parameters, Cause of Wave after Wave, Mutations, Innovation and Production of Vaccines, Lockdown Psychosis and other Mental Health Problems caused by Pandemic, Lockdown and Human Rights, Ethical issues, Problems of E-learning and many other issues.

Please go through every article you will find innovative works.


Teaching medical education during the era of COVID-19 pandemic: challenges and probable solutions.Rabeya Yousuf, Abdus Salam.3-6

Invited editorial

The response to COVID 19 across countries and the implications for future pandemics.Mainul Haque, Marshall Gowere, Nadia Nusrat, Kona Chowdhury, Brian Godman.7-14

The Paradox of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Massimo Sartelli. 15-16

Original Articles

Impact of COVID-19 on Postgraduate research in Obstetrics and Gynaecology: Challenges, Solutions and Opportunities.Dalia Rafat, Khan Tamkin.77-84

COVID-19 Forecasting: A Statistical Approach.Arti Saxena, Falak Bhardwaj, Vijay Kumar.85-96

An analysis of parents’ perceived stress and the parent-child relationship during the COVID-19 pandemic.Bedia Tarsuslu, Ayse Sahin, Gulgun Durat, Duygu Arikan.97-107

Exploring public awareness and spreading pattern analysis of COVID-19 outbreak in Bangladesh.Md Jamal Hossain, Foyez Ahmmed, Md Ruhul Kuddus, Safaet Alam, SM Abdur Rahman.108-117

Can Hemogram Parameters Predict a Positive PCR Result in COVID-19?.Abdurrahman Sarmis, Mehmet Agirbasli, Esra Kocoglu, Hasan Guclu, Tuncer Ozekinci, Zafer Habip.118-124

Effects of COVID-19 Lockdown on mental health of medical students in Lahore, Pakistan.Shamaila Hassnain, Adila Ahmad, Muhammad Saad Qayyum, Muhammad Gulraiz Farrukh, Usama Ahsan Nawaz, Hadifa Ahmad.125-130

Assessment of a rapid pan-antibody dot test for detection of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2.Md Ahsanul Haq, Maha Jamiruddin, Mohib Ullah Khondoker, Md Firoz Ahmed, Shahad Saif Khandker, Tamanna Ali, Mamun Mostafi, Bijon Kumar Sil, Nihad Adnan, Mohd Raeed Jamiruddin.131-139

Catastrophic COVID-19 Second Wave in Aligarh: Lessons learnt.Syed Ziaur Rahman, Saif Khan, - Shujauddin.140-143

Publications on Post-Covid Mucormycosis: A Bibliometric Study of WHO Database. Paras Sharma, Gargee Dubey.144-147

The Correlation of Social Media Activity and Engagement of a Health NGO with the Outcome of Fundraising Efforts During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Aneesa Abdul Rashid, Mohamad Imran Idris, Nurul Syeefa Zulkiflee, Ahmad Yusuf Yahaya, Prishalini Ramesh.148-154

Neurological Manifestations of Covid-19 Hospitalized Patients In the state of Punjab, India.Zahoor Ahmad Parry, Swapnil Sunil Bumb, Santosh Kumar, Rohan Bhatt, Mohammed Irfan, Pragya Bhatt.155-161

Review Article

Mental Health Impact of Gender-Based Violence Amid COVID-19 Pandemic: A Review.Anna Opanasenko, Halyna Lugova, Aye Aye Mon, Olesya Ivanko.17-25

Challenges in managing an emergency and trauma ICU during COVID-19 pandemic: Perspective from a tertiary care centre in western Uttar Pradesh (India).Syed Hasan Amir, Lubna Zafar, Obaid Ahmad Siddiqui, Farah Nasreen.26-31

SARS-CoV-2 Immunity: Review of Immune Response to Infection and Vaccination.Rahnuma Ahmad.32-40

COVID-19 pandemic and disaster preparedness in the context of public health laws and policies. MZM Nomani, Rehana Parveen.41-48

Endocrine Flawed In COVID-19 Era. Farhana Akter, Rahnuma Ahmad, Mainul Haque 49-64.

Management Issues with Infection Control during Trauma Resuscitation in the Era of COVID-19: South African Experience. Timothy Craig Hardcastle, Daniel Den Hollander, Feroz Ganchi, Shanisa Naidoo, Thobekile Nomcebo Shangase.72-76

Case Reports

Subclinical COVID-19 with Transient Ischemic Attack Presentation � A Case Report.Pragna Kranthi, Sanath Kumar T, Jyotsna A, Praveen D.162-165

Brief Communications

Assessment of COVID severity by measuring D-dimer and Serum Ferritin level in selected Tertiary Care Hospitals of Dhaka city.Syeda Fahmida Afrin, Md Hasanur Rahman, Abu Kholdun Al Mahmood, Salma Nasir, SiddiKa Khatun.166-170

Letter to Editor

Ethical gap to implement utilitarianism in healthcare policy: A hidden Pandemic Ethics Crisis.Gausul Azam Ranju, Tania Serice. 178-182

Pharmacy Education and Role of the Teachers During the COVID-19 Pandemic.Kanwal Ashiq, Sana Ashiq, Haleema Sadia.183-184

Short Communication

COVID-19 impact on the understanding of infection prevention and control measures. Massimo Sartelli171-174

Challenges of E-Learning During Covid-19 Pandemic: An Experience Of Educators And Students Of Faculty Of Medicine And Defence Health (FMDH), National Defence University Of Malaysia (NDUM).Yasmin Anum Mohd Yusof. 175-177

Opinion Review

Unlearning, Relearning, and Paradigm Shift to Online Tertiary Education during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Bangladesh. Salequl Islam.65-71



Professor, Department of Pharmacology

Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College Hospital

Aligarh Muslim University

Aligarh 202002, India

University Biography


1. Trustee and Secretary, Intl Association of Medical Colleges

2. Trustee and Treasurer, Ibn Sina Academy of Medieval Medicine and Sciences

3. National Secretary, Society of Pharmacovigilance, India

4. Coordinator, AMC-PvPI and MDMC-MvPI (under the aegis of IPC, GoI)

5. Coordinator, Aligs' Academic Enrichment Programme (AAEP)

HIFA profile: Syed Ziaur Rahman is a medical doctor specialising in Pharmacology. In addition to serving Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, he is also associated with the AIDS Cell of the Ibn Sina Academy, Aligarh, India. He is an Honorary Consultant in AIDS/HIV.

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