Sociology Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna 9208




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Sanjoy Kumar Chanda
Associate Professor

PhD in Healthcare (on going, University of Leeds, United kingdom)

Mgr. in Sociology (Masaryk University, Czech Republic)

MSS in Sociology (Khulna University, Bangladesh)

BSS in Sociology (Khulna University,Bangladesh)

Healthcare, gender, social structure

Published papers

1.        Chanda S.K., Ahammed B., Howlader M.H., Ashikuzzaman M., Shovo T-E-A., & Hossain MT (2020) Factors associating different antenatal care contacts of women: A cross-sectional analysis of Bangladesh demographic and health survey 2014 data. PLoS ONE 15(4): e0232257.

2.        Chanda, S.K. (2020) Cyclone Aila and Coping Strategies of the Coastal Households in Southern Bangladesh. Bangladesh e-journal of Sociology, 17(1): 85-105.

3.        Chanda, S. K., & Howlader, M.H. (2019) Gender Inequality in the Labor Market: A Comparative Analysis between Bangladesh and the Czech Republic. Khulna University Studies, 16(1):75-87. 

4.        Chanda, S. K., Lima, T.R., & Jabbar, M.A. (2018). Health Status of Early Married Female Auto Rice Mill Workers in Khulna City of Bangladesh.  Pabna University of Science and Technology Studies, 3(1): 70-78. ISSN 2308-6246.

5.        Akter, H., Chanda, S.K., Mamun, A.A., & Razu, S.R. (2018). Role of Education in Women Empowerment: A Study from Khulna District of Bangladesh. International Journal of Innovative Research, 3(1):19–23, 2018. ISSN (Online) 2520-5919. Retrieved from

6.        Rahman, M.A., Nuruzzaman, Md., & Chanda, S.K.  (2016). Integrative versus instrumental motivation in learning english language at tertiary level: A study at Khulna University, Bangladesh. Journal of Arts, Science & Commerce, 7(2(1). doi:10.18843/rwjasc/ v7i2(1)/03

7.        Chanda, S. K. (2015). Gender and life satisfaction in the Czech Republic. Gender Studies, 13(1):131–151, ISSN (Online) 1583-980X, doi:10.1515/genst-2015-0010

8.        Chanda, S. K., Razu, S.R., & Shrin, S. (2013). Educational status of mothers and their pre-natal and post-natal care of infants in Bangladesh. IOSR Journal of Humanities And Social Science (IOSR-JHSS), 10(6):40-46. Retrieved from

9.       Chanda, S. K., Howlader, M.H., & Nahar, N. (2012). Educational status of the married women and their participation at household decision making in rural Bangladesh. International Journal of Advancements in Research & Technology, 1(6). Retrieved from

10.  Chanda, S. K. (2011). Women in modern politics and decision making in Bangladesh. Social Change: A Journal for Social Development, 2(1&2):1-14. A Retrieved from

11.   Chanda, S. K. (2011). Socio-economic aspects of a small community: The case of horijan living in Khulna City. Social Change: A Journal for Social Development, 2(1&2):184-196. Retrieved from

12.     Chanda, S. K. (2010). Effects of cyclone aila: Migration tendency of the resident. Journal of Socioeconomic Research and Development (JSERD), 7(6):975-980.

13.     Hossain, M. T., Jabbar, M.A., & Chanda, S.K. (2010). Effects of shrimp cultivation on the socio-economic conditions of the shrimp cultivators in South-western region of Bangladesh. Journal of Socioeconomic Research and Development (JSERD), 7(5):936-944.

14.     Chanda, S. K., & Jabbar, M.A. (2010). Some differentials of reproductive health of the married women in Bangladesh. Khulna University Studies, 10 1&2):283-292. Retrieved from 


Book Chapter

1.        Chanda, S.K. & Polly, A. (2020). Digitalization and innovation in health care. In V.P. Gupta (Ed.), Digitalisation and innovations in business (pp.1-9). Empyreal Publishing House. Retrieved from


Conference: Oral

1.        Chanda, S. K. (2020). Factors Associated with Primary and Maternal Healthcare Services Accessibility and Utilization by Rural Dwelling Bangladeshi Women: A Literature Review. 4th ICSD International Conference on Sustainable Development, 18-19th February 2020, United International University, Dhaka.

2.        Chanda, S. K. (2018). Human Health Burden of Cyclone Aila Affected Region in Bangladesh. International Conference on South Asian Sociology & Beyond, 19-20th January 2018, Dept. of Sociology, University of Dhaka.

3.        Chanda, S. K. (2017). Access to Health Care Services of Married Women Rural in Bangladesh. 2nd Annual Conference on Social Research in Bangladesh.  4th November 2017. Bangladesh Institute of Social research Trust, Dhaka.

4.        Chanda, S. K. (2016). Climate Change and Coping Strategies of the Household-Dwellers in Bangladesh. International Conference on Sustainable Development, 3-4th February 2016, ULAB, Dhaka.


Conference: Poster

1.     Chanda, S. K. (2019). Factors associated with primary healthcare (including maternity services) accessibility and utilisation by rural dwelling Bangladeshi women: A literature review. Postgraduate research conference, 5th November 2019, School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, UK.

2.  Chanda, S. K. (2019). Barriers and facilitators to Bangladeshi women’s access and utilisation of healthcare services. Postgraduate research conference, 17th June 2019, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Leeds, UK.

3.   Chanda, S. K. (2019). Determinants of healthcare accessibility and utilisation of women in Bangladesh: A systematic review. WRDTP 8th annual conference: The Sustainable Development Goals, 19th June 2019, University of Leeds, UK.


Book Review

1.        Chanda, S. K. (2015). Robert J. Holton and Bryan S. Turner, Max Weber on Economy and Society, New York, Routledge, 2011, 224 p. ISBN 978- 0415611176, HSS IV(1):139-143, DOI: 10.1515/hssr -2015-0009.