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Sheikh Aleemuzzaman is a medical doctor by profession. After completion of HSC from Jhenidah Cadet College and MBBS from Rajshahi Medical College in Bangladesh, he flew to Japan as a Monbusho Scholar in the year 1989. On completion of Ph.D. from Nihon University School of Medicine (Tokyo), he joined the same university as a member of the faculty of Pathology. Later he joined the Tohto College of Health Sciences (Japan) and presently holds the position of visiting professor. His research areas are- 'Epidemiology of Hepatitis in Bangladesh'and 'Introduction of Japanese Healthcare in Bangladesh'. He has long term clinical experience both in Japan and Bangladesh. He has been a subject of Marquis 'Who is Who in medicine and healthcare around the world' in 2009.

Recently, he has focused more on Bangladesh to enhance Bangladesh-Japan bilateral cooperation in the healtcare sector. He is engaged in various  healthcare projects, including JICA projects. In 2013, he established Medicare Japan (MJ) a healthcarer provider organization for community people, to introduce Japanese style health screening system (Ningen Dock) as a standard model for prevention of non-communicable diseases in Bangladesh.

'Dr. Sheikh', as he is popularly known in Japan, has been a very successful community organizer. In 1998, he led the establishment of an NPO named Japan Bangladesh Society (JBS). Under his able leadership, 'Tokyo Boishakhi Mela (Festival)', the largest expatriate event is being held every year at Tokyo, since 2000. He proposed and initiated to build a Shaheed Minar at Tokyo and resposnding to the initiative, The People's Republic of Bangladesh came forward to build a Shaheed Minar at the venue of Tokyo Boishakhi Mela, in the year 2005. The Tokyo Shaheed Minar is the first one to be directly built by Bangladesh on a foreign land.

Aleemuzzaman, a prolific writer, has authored a number of books. He was a pioneer in introducing Science Fiction to Bangladeshi readers, debuting through the book 'Shondhani' in 1985, published from the popular 'Sheba Prokashoni' of Bangladesh. He also published numerous articles in English and holds the Level 1 Japanese language Proficiency Certificate.

As a philantropist, he established the Japan Bangladesh Hospital (JBH) for economically unprevileged people of the community, in Khulna City of Bangladesh, in the year 1999.

Dr. Sheikh Aleemuzzaman can be reached by E-mail: sheikhaleemuzzaman@gmail.com

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