Our Staff

Dr. Chris Adkins, MD DABFM AAFP

Family Physician and Clinic Manager


Dr. Adkins is a US-trained Family Medicine Physician who moved to Dhaka in April 2015. His special interests include emergency medical conditions and hospital-based medicine. He completed his postgraduate training in California in June 2014 and has worked in emergency rooms and hospitals across the USA. He was born and raised in Dhaka and is interested in promoting primary healthcare and expanding access to quality services. He speaks English and basic Bengali.


Toma Leena Bairagee, RN BSN

Registered Nurse


Leena undertook her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in the Philippines and now has registration with the Bangladesh Nursing Council. In Dhaka, she first worked for three months at Square Hospital in the Cardio-Thoracic ICU. Later, she spent one and a half years at Sheikh Fazilatunnessa Mujib Memorial KPJ Specialized Hospital, where she worked as a Staff Nurse in the Orthopaedic and Surgical Departments. Leena speaks English, Bengali and Tagalog. 

Laura Sattem

Registered Nurse


Nabeel Kamal

Administrative Officer

Al-amin Mira

Clinic Assistant


Al-amin completed high school and then began working at icddr,b as a cleaner. He has been working with the FHP as a Clinic Assistant since 2014. He speaks Bengali and his English is improving day by day.