Mr Sabuj Kanti Mistry

Mr Sabuj Kanti Mistry

Lecturer

  • 2024- PhD in Population Health, Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Population Health, UNSW Sydney
  • 2013- MSc in Public Health, University of Bedfordshire, UK
  • 2009- MSc in Nutrition and Food Science, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • 2008- BSc (Honours) in Nutrition and Food Science, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Medicine & Health
School of Population Health

I am a lecturer at the School of Population Health, UNSW Sydney. My research interests lie in managing chronic diseases, health equity, primary health care, implementation science, integrated care, and health care for vulnerable populations including older adults and refugees. I have also significantly contributed to the field of global public health and conducted several research studies in many countries, particularly in the global South (Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and Nepal). I have published more than 85 high-quality international peer-reviewed publications and participated in many international conferences. 

Phone
+61-2-9065 6098
  • Journal articles | 2024
    Anwar A; Ali AM; Yadav UN; Huda MN; Rizwan AAM; Parray AA; Sarma H; Halima O; Saha N; Shuvo SD; Mondal PK; Shamim AA; Mistry SK, 2024, 'Promotion of livelihood opportunities to address food insecurity in Rohingya refugee camps of Bangladesh', Global Public Health, 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17441692.2023.2295446
    Journal articles | 2024
    Shrestha A; Ghimire S; Kinney J; Mehta R; Mistry SK; Saito S; Rayamajhee B; Sharma D; Mehta S; Yadav UN, 2024, 'The role of family support in the self-rated health of older adults in eastern Nepal: findings from a cross-sectional study', BMC Geriatrics, 24, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12877-023-04619-1
    Journal articles | 2024
    Talukder A; Sara SS; Khan ZI; Yadav UN; Mistry SK; Biswas T; Alam A; Ali MW; Jannat Z; Haseen F; Uddin MJ; Gray DJ; Ahmed T; Kelly M; Islam SMS; Sarma H, 2024, 'Prevalence and determinants of hypertension in South-Asian Urban Communities: findings from Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) data of South Asian countries', Journal of Human Hypertension, 38, pp. 257 - 266, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41371-023-00879-x
    Journal articles | 2024
    Yadav UN; Paudel G; Ghimire S; Khatiwada B; Gurung A; Parsekar SS; Mistry SK, 2024, 'A rapid review of opportunities and challenges in the implementation of social prescription interventions for addressing the unmet needs of individuals living with long-term chronic conditions', BMC Public Health, 24, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-024-17736-2
    Journal articles | 2023
    Ahmed E; Jahan I; Md Irfan N; Khan IN; Mashreky SR; Ferdous T; Hossen K; Mistry SK; Ashraf MM; Mia MN; Shamim AA, 2023, 'Dietary vitamin A intake and its major food sources among rural pregnant women of South-West Bangladesh', Heliyon, 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2023.e12863
    Journal articles | 2023
    Anwar A; Yadav UN; Huda MN; Das S; Rosenbaum S; Ali ARMM; Mondal PK; Rizwan AAM; Hossain SFA; Das Shuvo S; Mistry SK, 2023, 'Anxiety and Stress Related to COVID-19 Among the Community Dwelling Older Adults Residing in the Largest Refugee Camp of the World', Community Mental Health Journal, 59, pp. 1181 - 1192, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10597-023-01101-5
    Journal articles | 2023
    Anwar A; Yadav UN; Huda MN; Ghimire S; Rahman M; Ali ARMM; Mahumud RA; Das Shuvo S; Nowar A; Mondal PK; Rizwan AAM; Mistry SK, 2023, 'COVID-19-Related Stigma Among Older Adults Residing in the Rohingya Refugee Camps in Bangladesh', Stigma and Health, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/sah0000466
    Journal articles | 2023
    Anwar A; Yadav UN; Huda MN; Rifat MA; Ali AM; Mondal PK; Rizwan AAM; Shuvo SD; Mistry SK, 2023, 'Prevalence and determinants of self-reported functional status among older adults residing in the largest refugee camp of the world', BMC Geriatrics, 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12877-023-04067-x
    Journal articles | 2023
    Kanti Mistry S; Harris E; Li X; Harris MF, 2023, 'Correction to: Feasibility and acceptability of involving bilingual community navigators to improve access to health and social care services in general practice setting of Australia (BMC Health Services Research, (2023), 23, 1, (476), 10.1186/s12913-023-09514-4)', BMC Health Services Research, 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-023-09903-9
    Journal articles | 2023
    Mahumud RA; Gow J; Mosharaf MP; Kundu S; Rahman MA; Dukhi N; Shahajalal M; Mistry SK; Alam K, 2023, 'The burden of chronic diseases, disease-stratified exploration and gender-differentiated healthcare utilisation among patients in Bangladesh', PLoS ONE, 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0284117
    Journal articles | 2023
    Mistry S; Harris E; Harris M, 2023, 'Feasibility and acceptability of involving Bilingual Community Navigators (BCNs) to improve access to health and social care services in general practice setting of Australia', Population Medicine, 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.18332/popmed/164851
    Journal articles | 2023
    Mistry SK; Ali AM; Yadav UN; Huda MN; Khanam F; Kundu S; Khan JR; Hossain MB; Anwar A; Ghimire S, 2023, 'Change in prevalence over time and factors associated with depression among Bangladeshi older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic', Psychogeriatrics, 23, pp. 230 - 242, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/psyg.12925
    Journal articles | 2023
    Mistry SK; Ali ARMM; Yadav UN; Ghimire S; Anwar A; Huda MN; Khanam F; Mahumud RA; Parray AA; Bhattacharjee S; Lim D; Harris MF, 2023, 'The burden of non-disabled frailty and its associated factors among older adults in Bangladesh', PLoS ONE, 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0294889
    Journal articles | 2023
    Mistry SK; Harris E; Li X; Harris MF, 2023, 'Feasibility and acceptability of involving bilingual community navigators to improve access to health and social care services in general practice setting of Australia', BMC Health Services Research, 23, pp. 476, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-023-09514-4
    Journal articles | 2023
    Parray AA; Inam ZM; Ramonfaur D; Haider SS; Mistry SK; Pandya AK, 2023, 'ChatGPT and global public health: Applications, challenges, ethical considerations and mitigation strategies', Global Transitions, 5, pp. 50 - 54, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.glt.2023.05.001
    Journal articles | 2023
    Shahjalal M; Sultana M; Gow J; Hoque ME; Mistry SK; Hossain A; Mahumud RA, 2023, 'Assessing health-related quality of life among cancer survivors during systemic and radiation therapy in Bangladesh: a cancer-specific exploration', BMC Cancer, 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12885-023-11670-z
    Journal articles | 2023
    Zahid A; Yadav UN; Mistry SK, 2023, 'Digital health services in Bangladesh—The need for a sustainable design framework', World Medical and Health Policy, 15, pp. 682 - 695, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/wmh3.580
    Journal articles | 2022
    Anwar A; Mondal PK; Yadav UN; Shamim AA; Rizwan AAM; Mistry SK, 2022, 'Implications of updated protocol for classification of childhood malnutrition and service delivery in world's largest refugee camp amid this COVID-19 pandemic', Public Health Nutrition, 25, pp. 538 - 542, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1368980022000052
    Journal articles | 2022
    Balakrishnan S; Karmacharya I; Ghimire S; Mistry SK; Singh DR; Yadav OP; Gudi N; Rawal LB; Yadav UN, 2022, 'Prevalence of multimorbidity and its correlates among older adults in Eastern Nepal', BMC Geriatrics, 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12877-022-03115-2
    Journal articles | 2022
    Ghimire S; Shrestha A; Yadav UN; Mistry SK; Chapadia B; Yadav OP; Ali AM; Rawal LB; Yadav P; Mehata S; Harris M, 2022, 'Older adults with pre-existing noncommunicable conditions and their healthcare access amid COVID-19 pandemic: A cross-sectional study in eastern Nepal', BMJ Open, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-056342
    Journal articles | 2022
    Gurung A; Khatiwada B; Kayastha B; Parsekar S; Mistry SK; Yadav UN, 2022, 'Effectiveness of Zingiber Officinale(ginger) compared with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and complementary therapy in primary dysmenorrhoea: A systematic review', Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health, 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cegh.2022.101152
    Journal articles | 2022
    Khan JR; Hossain MB; Chakraborty PA; Mistry SK, 2022, 'Household drinking water E. coli contamination and its associated risk with childhood diarrhea in Bangladesh', Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 29, pp. 32180 - 32189, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-021-18460-9
    Journal articles | 2022
    Khatiwada B; Rajbhandari B; Mistry SK; Parsekar S; Yadav UN, 2022, 'Prevalence of and factors associated with health literacy among people with Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in South Asian countries: A systematic review', Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health, 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cegh.2022.101174
    Journal articles | 2022
    Mahumud RA; Sultana M; Kundu S; Rahman MA; Mistry SK; Kamara JK; Kamal M; Ali MA; Hossain MG; Brooks C; Khan A; Alam K; Renzaho AMN, 2022, 'The burden of chronic diseases and patients' preference for healthcare services among adult patients suffering from chronic diseases in Bangladesh', Health Expectations, 25, pp. 3259 - 3273, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hex.13634
    Journal articles | 2022
    Mistry SK; Akter F; Hossain MB; Huda MN; Irfan NM; Yadav UN; Storisteanu DML; Arora A, 2022, 'Exploring factors associated with women’s willingness to provide digital fingerprints in accessing healthcare services: A cross‐sectional study in urban slums of bangladesh', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19010040
    Journal articles | 2022
    Mistry SK; Ali AM; Yadav UN; Das S; Akter N; Huda MN; Hadisuyatmana S; Rahman S; Lim D; Rahman MM, 2022, 'COVID-19 related anxiety and its associated factors: a cross-sectional study on older adults in Bangladesh', BMC Psychiatry, 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12888-022-04403-2
    Journal articles | 2022
    Mistry SK; Ali AM; Yadav UN; Huda MN; Parray AA; Mahumud RA; Mitra D, 2022, 'COVID-19 vaccination coverage is extremely low among older population in Bangladesh: findings from a cross-sectional study', Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics, 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21645515.2022.2030624
    Journal articles | 2022
    Mistry SK; Ali AM; Yadav UN; Khanam F; Huda MN; Lim D; Chowdhury AA; Sarma H, 2022, 'Changes in Prevalence and Determinants of Self-Reported Hypertension among Bangladeshi Older Adults during the COVID-19 Pandemic', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph192013475
    Journal articles | 2022
    Mistry SK; Ali ARMM; Yadav UN; Das Gupta R; Anwar A; Basu S; Huda MN; Mitra DK, 2022, 'A tale of osteoarthritis among older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh: A repeated cross-sectional study', PloS one, 17, pp. e0274838, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0274838
    Journal articles | 2022
    Mistry SK; Ali ARMM; Yadav UN; Huda MN; Ghimire S; Saha M; Sarwar S; Harris MF, 2022, 'Loneliness and its correlates among Bangladeshi older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic', Scientific Reports, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-19376-1
    Journal articles | 2022
    Mistry SK; Ali ARMM; Yadav UN; Huda MN; Rahman MM; Saha M; Rahman MA; Lim D; Ghimire S, 2022, 'Stigma toward people with COVID-19 among Bangladeshi older adults', Frontiers in Public Health, 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2022.982095
    Journal articles | 2022
    Mistry SK; Ali ARMM; Yadav UN; Khanam F; Huda MN, 2022, 'Changes in loneliness prevalence and its associated factors among Bangladeshi older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic', PLoS ONE, 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0277247
    Journal articles | 2022
    Mistry SK; Harris E; Harris MF, 2022, 'Learning from a codesign exercise aimed at developing a navigation intervention in the general practice setting', Family Practice, 39, pp. 1070 - 1079, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/fampra/cmac020
    Journal articles | 2022
    Mistry SK; Harris E; Harris MF, 2022, 'Scoping the needs, roles and implementation of bilingual community navigators in general practice settings', Health and Social Care in the Community, 30, pp. e5495 - e5505, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hsc.13973
    Journal articles | 2022
    Mistry SK; Hossain MB; Irfan NM; Saha M; Saberin S; Shamim AA; Arora A, 2022, 'Trends in Complementary Feeding Indicators and Intake from Specific Food Groups among Children Aged 6–23 Months in Bangladesh', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19010550
    Journal articles | 2022
    Mistry SK; Hossain MB; Parvez M; Gupta RD; Arora A, 2022, 'Prevalence and determinants of hypertension among urban slum dwellers in Bangladesh', BMC Public Health, 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-022-14456-3
    Journal articles | 2022
    Mistry SK; Shaw M; Raffan F; Johnson G; Perren K; Saito S; Harris-Roxas B; Haigh F, 2022, 'Inequity in Access and Delivery of Virtual Care Interventions: A Scoping Review', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19, pp. 9411 - 9411, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19159411
    Journal articles | 2022
    Parajuli R; Bohara D; KC M; Shanmuganathan S; Mistry SK; Yadav UN, 2022, 'Challenges and opportunities for implementing digital health interventions in Nepal: A rapid review', Frontiers in Digital Health, 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fdgth.2022.861019
    Journal articles | 2022
    Parray AA; Yadav UN; Das A; Ali AM; Mollick S; Saha S; Mistry SK, 2022, 'Ensuring the global COVID-19 vaccine equity: Universal vaccine access strategy in the context of low and-middle-income countries', Global Public Health, 17, pp. 614 - 621, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17441692.2022.2029928
    Journal articles | 2022
    Qasim R; Shah H; Sultan A; Yaqoob M; Haroon R; Mistry SK; Bestman A; Yousafzai MT; Yadav UN, 2022, 'Exploring the beliefs and experiences with regard to COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and acceptance in a slum of Karachi, Pakistan', Health Promotion International, 37, pp. daac140, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapro/daac140
    Journal articles | 2022
    Rifat MA; Huda MN; Parray AA; Yadav UN; Mahmud RA; Ali ARMM; Mistry SK, 2022, 'Global COVID-19 vaccine equity and the booster dose in low-resource countries: A decolonizing global health perspective', Global Biosecurity, 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.31646/gbio.160
    Journal articles | 2022
    Saha A; Marma KKS; Rashid A; Tarannum N; Das S; Chowdhury T; Afrin N; Chakraborty P; Emran M; Hamidullah Mehedi HM; Hussain MI; Barua A; Mistry SK, 2022, 'Risk factors associated with self-medication among the indigenous communities of Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh', PLoS ONE, 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0269622
    Journal articles | 2021
    Bhandari TR; Khatiwada B; Rajbhandari B; Bestman A; Mistry SK; Rayamajhee B; Rawal LB; Yadav UN, 2021, 'A qualitative study to understand drivers of psychoactive substance use among Nepalese youth', PLoS ONE, 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0259021
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ekholuenetale M; Mistry SK; Chimoriya R; Nash S; Doyizode AM; Arora A, 2021, 'Socioeconomic inequalities in early initiation and exclusive breastfeeding practices in Bangladesh: findings from the 2018 demographic and health survey', International Breastfeeding Journal, 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13006-021-00420-1
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ghimire S; Paudel G; Mistry SK; Parvez M; Rayamajhee B; Paudel P; Tamang MK; Yadav UN, 2021, 'Functional status and its associated factors among community-dwelling older adults in rural Nepal: findings from a cross-sectional study', BMC Geriatrics, 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12877-021-02286-8
    Journal articles | 2021
    Hossain MB; Parvez M; Islam MR; Evans H; Mistry SK, 2021, 'Assessment of non-communicable disease related lifestyle risk factors among adult population in Bangladesh', Journal of Biosocial Science, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0021932021000286
    Journal articles | 2021
    Islam M; Ahmed MS; Mistry SK, 2021, 'Factors associated with women's approval on intimate partner violence in Bangladesh: A cross-sectional analysis of latest demographic and health survey 2017–18', Heliyon, 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2021.e08582
    Journal articles | 2021
    Mistry SK; Akter F; Yadav UN; Hossain MB; Sichel A; Labrique AB; Storisteanu DML, 2021, 'Factors associated with mobile phone usage to access maternal and child healthcare among women of urban slums in Dhaka, Bangladesh: A cross-sectional study', BMJ Open, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-043933
    Journal articles | 2021
    Mistry SK; Ali AM; Ahmed MS; Yadav UN; Khan MS; Hossain MB; Yunus FM, 2021, 'Prevalence and correlates of total sleep time among the older adults during COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh', Sleep Epidemiology, 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sleepe.2021.100008
    Journal articles | 2021
    Mistry SK; Ali AM; Yadav UN; Huda MN; Ghimire S; Rahman MA; Reza S; Huque R; Rahman MA, 2021, 'Perceived change in tobacco use and its associated factors among older adults residing in rohingya refugee camps during the covid-19 pandemic in bangladesh', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18, pp. 12349, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph182312349
    Journal articles | 2021
    Mistry SK; Ali AM; Yadav UN; Irfan NM; Rayamajhee B; Stanners MN, 2021, 'COVID-19 related misconceptions among older adults in Bangladesh: findings from a cross-sectional study', F1000Research, 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.51597.1
    Journal articles | 2021
    Mistry SK; Ali ARMM; Akther F; Peprah P; Reza S; Prova S; Yadav UN, 2021, 'Are older adults of Rohingya community (Forcibly Displaced Myanmar Nationals or FDMNs) in Bangladesh fearful of COVID-19? Findings from a cross-sectional study', PLoS ONE, 16, pp. e0253648, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0253648
    Journal articles | 2021
    Mistry SK; Ali ARMM; Akther F; Yadav UN; Harris MF, 2021, 'Exploring fear of COVID-19 and its correlates among older adults in Bangladesh', Globalization and Health, 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12992-021-00698-0
    Journal articles | 2021
    Mistry SK; Ali ARMM; Hossain MB; Yadav UN; Ghimire S; Rahman MA; Irfan NM; Huque R, 2021, 'Exploring depressive symptoms and its associates among Bangladeshi older adults amid COVID-19 pandemic: findings from a cross-sectional study', Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 56, pp. 1487 - 1497, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00127-021-02052-6
    Journal articles | 2021
    Mistry SK; Ali ARMM; Irfan NM; Yadav UN; Siddique RF; Peprah P; Reza S; Rahman Z; Casanelia L; O'Callaghan C, 2021, 'Prevalence and correlates of depressive symptoms among Rohingya (forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals or FDMNs) older adults in Bangladesh amid the COVID-19 pandemic', GLOBAL MENTAL HEALTH, 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/gmh.2021.24
    Journal articles | 2021
    Mistry SK; Ali ARMM; Rahman MA; Yadav UN; Gupta B; Rahman MA; Huque R, 2021, 'Changes in Tobacco Use Patterns during COVID-19 and Their Correlates among Older Adults in Bangladesh', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18, pp. 1 - 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18041779
    Journal articles | 2021
    Mistry SK; Ali ARMM; Yadav UN; Ghimire S; Hossain MB; Saha M; Reza S; Bakshi P; Bhuiyan ATMRH; Harris M, 2021, 'Misconceptions about COVID-19 among older Rohingya (forcefully displaced Myanmar nationals) adults in Bangladesh: Findings from a cross-sectional study', BMJ Open, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-050427
    Journal articles | 2021
    Mistry SK; Ali ARMM; Yadav UN; Ghimire S; Hossain MB; Shuvo SD; Saha M; Sarwar S; Nirob MMH; Sekaran VC; Harris MF, 2021, 'Older adults with non-communicable chronic conditions and their health care access amid COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh: Findings from a cross-sectional study', PLoS ONE, 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0255534
    Journal articles | 2021
    Mistry SK; Ali ARMM; Yadav UN; Huda MN; Ghimire S; Bestman A; Hossain MB; Reza S; Qasim R; Harris MF, 2021, 'Difficulties faced by older Rohingya (forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals) adults in accessing medical services amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh', BMJ Global Health, 6, pp. e007051, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2021-007051
    Journal articles | 2021
    Mistry SK; Das Gupta R; Alam S; Kaur K; Shamim AA; Puthussery S, 2021, 'Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and adverse pregnancy outcome in South Asia: A systematic review', Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/edm2.285
    Journal articles | 2021
    Mistry SK; Harris E; Harris M, 2021, 'Community Health Workers as Healthcare Navigators in Primary Care Chronic Disease Management: a Systematic Review', Journal of General Internal Medicine, 36, pp. 2755 - 2771, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-021-06667-y
    Journal articles | 2021
    Mistry SK; Harris-Roxas B; Yadav UN; Shabnam S; Rawal LB; Harris MF, 2021, 'Community Health Workers Can Provide Psychosocial Support to the People During COVID-19 and Beyond in Low- and Middle- Income Countries', Frontiers in public health, 9, pp. 666753, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2021.666753
    Journal articles | 2021
    Rahman MA; Halder H; Yadav UN; Mistry SK, 2021, 'Prevalence of and factors associated with hypertension according to JNC 7 and ACC/AHA 2017 guidelines in Bangladesh', Scientific Reports, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-94947-2
    Journal articles | 2021
    Rahman MA; Halder HR; Yadav UN; Mistry SK, 2021, 'Prevalence of and factors associated with hypertension according to JNC 7 and ACC/AHA 2017 guidelines in Bangladesh', Scientific Reports, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-94947-2
    Journal articles | 2021
    Rahman MA; Kundu S; Ahinkorah BO; Okyere J; Halder HR; Rahman MM; Yadav UN; Mistry SK; Rahman MA, 2021, 'Was there any change in tobacco smoking among adults in Bangladesh during 2009-2017? Insights from two nationally representative cross-sectional surveys', BMJ Open, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-057896
    Journal articles | 2021
    Rahman MA; Parvez M; Halder HR; Yadav UN; Mistry SK, 2021, 'Prevalence of and factors associated with prehypertension and hypertension among Bangladeshi young adults: An analysis of the Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey 2017–18', Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cegh.2021.100912
    Journal articles | 2021
    Shrestha A; Ghimire S; Chapadia B; Yadav UN; Mistry SK; Yadav OP; Harris MF, 2021, 'Nepali Older Adults With Pre-existing Conditions and Their Healthcare Access Amid COVID-19 Pandemic', Innovation in Aging, 5, pp. 946 - 946, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/geroni/igab046.3417
    Journal articles | 2021
    Yadav UN; Ghimire S; Mistry SK; Shanmuganathan S; Rawal LB; Harris M, 2021, 'Prevalence of non-communicable chronic conditions, multimorbidity and its correlates among older adults in rural Nepal: A cross-sectional study', BMJ Open, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-041728
    Journal articles | 2021
    Yadav UN; Mistry SK; Ghimire S; Schneider CH; Rawal LB; Acharya SP; Roxas BH; Harris MF; Harris-Roxas B, 2021, 'Recognizing The Roles Of Primary Health Care In Addressing Non-Communicable Diseases In Low-And Middle-Income Countries: Lesson From Covid-19, Implications For The Future', Journal of Global Health, 11, pp. 1 - 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.7189/JOGH.11.03120
    Journal articles | 2021
    Yadav UN; Yadav OP; Singh DR; Ghimire S; Rayamajhee B; Mistry SK; Rawal LB; Ali AM; Tamang MK; Mehta S, 2021, 'Perceived fear of COVID-19 and its associated factors among Nepalese older adults in eastern Nepal: A cross-sectional study', PLoS ONE, 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0254825
    Journal articles | 2020
    Khan JR; Hossain MB; Mistry SK, 2020, 'Breastfeeding is a protective factor for overweight/obesity among young children in Bangladesh: Findings from a nationwide data', Children and Youth Services Review, 119, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.105525
    Journal articles | 2020
    Yadav U; Thapa TB; Mistry SK; Ghimire S; Boateng G; O’Callaghan C, 2020, 'Biosocial and disease conditions is associated with good quality of life among older adults in Eastern Nepal', , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-17469/v1
    Journal articles | 2020
    Yadav U; Thapa TB; Mistry SK; Pokhrel R; Harris MF, 2020, 'Socio-demographic characteristics, lifestyle factors, multi-morbid conditions and depressive symptoms among Nepalese older adults', , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-16333/v1
    Journal articles | 2020
    Yadav U; Yadav OP; Singh DR; Ghimire S; Rayamajhee B; Mistry SK; Rawal LB; Ali ARMM; Tamang MK; Mehta S, 2020, 'Perceived Fear of COVID-19 and its Associated Factors Among Nepalese Older Adults in Eastern Nepal: Findings From a Cross-Sectional Study', , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-125117/v1
    Journal articles | 2020
    Yadav UN; Ghimire S; Mistry SK; Shanmuganathan S; Rawal LB; Harris MF, 2020, 'Prevalence and correlates of Multimorbidity among older adults in rural Nepal: a cross sectional study', , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-19792/v1
    Journal articles | 2020
    Yadav UN; Rayamajhee B; Mistry SK; Parsekar SS; Mishra SK; Mishra Baishnab SK, 2020, 'A Syndemic Perspective on the Management of Non-communicable Diseases Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic in Low- and Middle-Income Countries', Frontiers in Public Health, 8, pp. 508, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2020.00508
    Journal articles | 2020
    Yadav UN; Thapa TB; Mistry SK; Ghimire S; Boateng G; Callaghan CO, 2020, 'Biosocial and disease conditions affecting the quality of life among older adults in Eastern Nepal', , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.2.20273/v1
    Journal articles | 2020
    Yadav UN; Thapa TB; Mistry SK; Ghimire S; Yadav KK; Boateng GO; O’Callaghan C; O'Callaghan C, 2020, 'Biosocial and disease conditions are associated with good quality of life among older adults in rural eastern Nepal: Findings from a cross-sectional study', PLoS ONE, 15, pp. e0242942, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0242942
    Journal articles | 2020
    Yadav UN; Thapa TB; Mistry SK; Pokhrel R; Harris MF, 2020, 'Socio-demographic characteristics, lifestyle factors, multi-morbid conditions and depressive symptoms among Nepalese older adults', BMC Psychiatry, 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12888-020-02680-3
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dey NC; Parvez M; Islam MR; Mistry SK; Levine DI, 2019, 'Effectiveness of a community-based water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) intervention in reduction of diarrhoea among under-five children: Evidence from a repeated cross-sectional study (2007–2015) in rural Bangladesh', International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 222, pp. 1098 - 1108, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheh.2019.08.006
    Journal articles | 2019
    Hossain MB; Mistry SK; Mohsin M; Khan MHR, 2019, 'Trends and determinants of perinatal mortality in Bangladesh', PLoS ONE, 14, pp. e0221503, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0221503
    Journal articles | 2019
    John JR; Mistry SK; Kebede G; Manohar N; Arora A, 2019, 'Determinants of early initiation of breastfeeding in Ethiopia: A population-based study using the 2016 demographic and health survey data', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 19, pp. 69, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-019-2211-0
    Journal articles | 2019
    Khanam F; Hossain MB; Mistry SK; Afsana K; Rahman M, 2019, 'Prevalence and risk factors of cardiovascular diseases among Bangladeshi adults: Findings from a Cross-sectional Study', Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health, 9, pp. 176 - 184, http://dx.doi.org/10.2991/jegh.k.190531.001
    Journal articles | 2019
    Mistry SK; Hossain MB; Arora A, 2019, 'Maternal nutrition counselling is associated with reduced stunting prevalence and improved feeding practices in early childhood: A post-program comparison study', Nutrition Journal, 18, pp. 47, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12937-019-0473-z
    Journal articles | 2019
    Mistry SK; Hossain MB; Khanam F; Akter F; Parvez M; Yunus FM; Afsana K; Rahman M, 2019, 'Individual, maternal- and household-level factors associated with stunting among children aged 0-23 months in Bangladesh', Public Health Nutrition, 22, pp. 85 - 94, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1368980018002926
    Journal articles | 2019
    Sharma N; Harris E; Lloyd J; Mistry SK; Harris M, 2019, 'Community health workers involvement in preventative care in primary healthcare: A systematic scoping review', BMJ Open, 9, pp. e031666, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-031666
    Journal articles | 2018
    Khanam F; Hossain B; Mistry SK; Mitra DK; Raza WA; Rifat M; Afsana K; Rahman M, 2018, 'The association between daily 500 mg calcium supplementation and lower pregnancy-induced hypertension risk in Bangladesh', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 18, pp. 406, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-018-2046-0
    Journal articles | 2018
    Mitra DK; Mistry SK; Afsana K; Rahman M, 2018, 'Demographic, Socio-economic and Lifestyle Determinants of Under- And Over-nutrition among Bangladeshi Adult Population: Results from a large cross-sectional study', Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health, 8, pp. 134 - 142, http://dx.doi.org/10.2991/j.jegh.2018.03.002
    Journal articles | 2018
    Mitra DK; Mistry SK; Afsana K; Rahman M, 2018, 'Demographic, Socio-economic and Lifestyle Determinants of Under- and Over-nutrition among Bangladeshi Adult Population: Results from a Large Cross-Sectional Study', Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health, 8, pp. 134 - 134, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jegh.2018.03.002
    Journal articles | 2018
    Yunus FM; Khan S; Mitra DK; Mistry SK; Afsana K; Rahman M, 2018, 'Relationship of sleep pattern and snoring with chronic disease: findings from a nationwide population-based survey', Sleep Health, 4, pp. 40 - 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sleh.2017.10.003
    Journal articles | 2017
    Mistry SK; Jhohura FT; Khanam F; Akter F; Khan S; Yunus FM; Hossain MB; Afsana K; Haque MR; Rahman M, 2017, 'An outline of anemia among adolescent girls in Bangladesh: Findings from a cross-sectional study', BMC Hematology, 17, pp. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12878-017-0084-x
    Journal articles | 2017
    Rahman M; Mistry S, 2017, 'Anemia and its Socio-demographic Correlates among Adolescent Girls in Bangladesh', Annals of Global Health, 83, pp. 133 - 133, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aogh.2017.03.296
    Journal articles | 2016
    Akter T; Jhohura FT; Akter F; Chowdhury TR; Mistry SK; Dey D; Barua MK; Islam MA; Rahman M, 2016, 'Water Quality Index for measuring drinking water quality in rural Bangladesh: A crosssectional study', Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 35, pp. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s41043-016-0041-5
    Journal articles | 2016
    Rahman M; Yunus FM; Shah R; Jhohura FT; Mistry SK; Quayyum T; Aktar B; Afsana K, 2016, 'A controlled before-and-after perspective on the improving maternal, neonatal, and child survival program in rural Bangladesh: An impact analysis', PLoS ONE, 11, pp. e0161647, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0161647
    Journal articles | 2015
    Mistry SK; Puthussery S, 2015, 'Risk factors of overweight and obesity in childhood and adolescence in South Asian countries: A systematic review of the evidence', Public Health, 129, pp. 200 - 209, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2014.12.004
    Journal articles | 2015
    Rahman M; Jhohura FT; Mistry SK; Chowdhury TR; Ishaque T; Shah R; Afsana K, 2015, 'Assessing community based improved maternal neonatal child survival (IMNCS) program in rural Bangladesh', PLoS ONE, 10, pp. e0136898, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0136898
    Journal articles | 2015
    Rahman MN; Mistry SK; Hossain MI, 2015, 'Nutritional Status of Child labourers in Dhaka city of Bangladesh: Findings from a Cross Sectional Study', Bangladesh Journal of Child Health, 38, pp. 130 - 136, http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bjch.v38i3.22821
    Journal articles | 2012
    Nasreen HE; Leppard M; Al Mamun M; Billah M; Mistry SK; Rahman M; Nicholls P, 2012, 'Men's knowledge and awareness of maternal, neonatal and child health care in rural Bangladesh: A comparative cross sectional study', Reproductive Health, 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1742-4755-9-18
  • Preprints | 2024
    Karmacharya I; Chapadia B; Shrestha A; Subedi J; Yadav UN; Mistry SK; Ghimire S, 2024, Prevalence and Associated Factors of Depression among Resettled Older Bhutanese Adults in Ohio: A Cross-sectional Study, , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-4139808/v1
    Preprints | 2023
    Mahumud RA; Kundu S; Mosharaf MP; Kamara JK; Rahman MA; Mohsin M; Ali MA; Sheikh N; Mistry SK; Alam K; Khan JAM, 2023, Exploring the distribution, trends, and causal associations of household economic burden in Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown blues (2020-2021): A longitudinal national survey, , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-2792985/v1
    Conference Presentations | 2023
    Mistry SK; Harris E; Harris M, 2023, 'Co-designing a navigation intervention in general practice setting of Sydney, Australia.', presented at Preventive Health Conference 2023, 02 May 2023 - 04 May 2023
    Preprints | 2023
    Yadav UN; Paudel G; Khatiwada B; Gurung A; Mistry SK; Ghimire S, 2023, A rapid review of opportunities and challenges in the implementation of social prescription interventions for addressing the unmet needs of individuals living with chronic long-term conditions, , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-3358577/v1
    Preprints | 2022
    Mahumud RA; Mosharaf MP; Kundu S; Rahman MA; Dukhi N; Shahajalal M; Mistry SK; Alam K; Gow J, 2022, The emerging burden of chronic diseases, disease-stratified exploration and gender-differentiated healthcare utilisation among adult patients in Bangladesh, , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-1592377/v1
    Conference Abstracts | 2022
    Shrestha A; Ghimire S; Yadav U; Chapadia B; Yadav OP; Mistry SK; Mark H, 2022, 'Nepali Older Adults With Pre-existing Conditions and Their Healthcare Access Amid COVID-19 Pandemic', in Nepali Older Adults With Pre-existing Conditions and Their Healthcare Access Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, presented at The Gerontological Society of America, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-056342
    Preprints | 2022
    Sultana S; Muhammad F; Chowdhury ABMA; Mistry SK, 2022, Child-related factors associated with depressive symptoms among mothers in urban Bangladesh: A Cross-Sectional Study, , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-1421116/v1
    Reports | 2021
    Kanti-Mistry S; Johnson G; Perren K; Raffan F; Saito S; Shaw M; Harris-Roxas B; Haigh F; Mistry SK, 2021, Virtual care and Health Equity: A rapid literature review to identify equity issues in access and delivery of virtual care interventions, RPA Virtual Hospital, Sydney Local Health District, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/unsworks/28099
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Akter T; Jhohura FT; Akter F; Chowdhury TR; Mistry SK; Rahman M, 2016, 'Regional variation of arsenic concentration in drinking water: A cross-sectional study in rural Bangladesh', in Arsenic Research and Global Sustainability - Proceedings of the 6th International Congress on Arsenic in the Environment, AS 2016, pp. 565 - 567, http://dx.doi.org/10.1201/b20466-263
    Preprints |
    Mistry SK; Ali ARMM; Yadav UN; Ghimire S; Hossain MB; Saha M; Reza S; Bakshi P; Bhuiyan ATMRH; Harris M, Misconceptions About COVID-19 Among Older Rohingya Adults (Forcefully Displaced Myanmar Nationals) in Bangladesh: Findings from a Cross-Sectional Study, , http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3728587

  • Mistry S.K., Huda MN. Exploring the barriers and facilitators to accessing chronic disease preventive and treatment services among people of Bangladeshi origin living in Sydney. $4,500 (2024-2025).
  • Menon K., Puthussery S., Ravalia A., Panchal P., Rana R., Mistry S.K., Tseng P., Bhandol J. and Mavalankar D. Effectiveness of nutrition interventions in low and middle income countries: an evidence summary. £20000 (2014-2016).

  • Mistry S.K., Haris E., Harris M (2019). Best student award to present in Australasian Association for Academic Primary Care (AAAPC) Annual Research Conference
  • Mistry S.K. (2019). Scientia PhD Fellowship to pursue PhD in Population Health at University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  • Mistry S.K. (2016). DFID Fellowship to attend Workshop on Systematic reviews and Evidence summary at Colombo, Sri Lanka

I am currently leading the study to explore the barriers and facilitators to accessing chronic disease preventive and treatment services among people of Bangladeshi origin living in Sydney which was funded through a seed grant from the Discipline of Psychiatry and Mental Health, UNSW Sydney. I am also involved in a research study funded through the Central and Eastern Sydney Primary Health Network (CESPHN) exploring the role of Community Health Navigators (CHNs) in improving access to health and social care services among patients from selected CALD backgrounds in general practice setting. Moreover, I am also leading a collaborative project exploring the physical and psychosocial situations among older adults residing in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.

  • Convener, Multicultural Healthcare Support Group (2024-ongoing)
  • Member, Community Health Worker-Community of Practice, UNSW Sydney (2021-ongoing)
  • Representative of School of Population Health, UNSW Sydney at Addi Moves (2024-ongoing)

My Research Supervision

PhD supervision:

Afsana Anwar: Food security and mental health among the refugee population in Sydney

MS Supervision:

Gyanendra KC (MPH/MHLM): How well the Nepalese Primary Health Care System is responding to non-communicable disease prevention and management? A Scoping review.

Undergraduate supervision:

Diana Ibrahim (Internship): Equity in access to speech pathology in Sydney Local Health District

My Teaching

I am currently the convener of two courses (Global Health Systems; and Health Leadership) for the Bachelor of International Public Health, School of Population Health, UNSW Sydney.