Dr Samia Afrin is a Medical Content Writer at Shohay Health and an Intern Doctor at Chittagong Medical College Hospital, the second largest public hospital in Bangladesh. She completed her MBBS from Chittagong Medical College with honours in anatomy.
Dr Afrin is a passionate advocate of evidence-based health communication. She has been working with Shohay Health for more than two years. During this time, she has authored more than 70 pieces of evidence-based medical articles which have clocked more than half a million reads.
While in medical school, Dr Afrin worked as a Joint Organising Secretary in the Chittagong Medical College Research Club to organise workshops on research methodology and facilitate student engagement in medical research. During the coronavirus pandemic, she led a team of volunteers to raise funds and helped 89 economically vulnerable households.