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    • Autism Spectrum disorders (ASD) in South Asia: a systematic review 

      Hossain, Mohammad Didar; Ahmed, Helal Uddin; Jalal Uddin, M. M.; Chowdhury, Waziul Alam; Iqbal, Mohammad Shamim; Kabir, Razin Iqbal; Chowdhury, Imran Ahmed; Aftab, Afzal; Datta, Pran Gopal; Rabbani, Golam; Hossain, Saima Wazed; Sarker, Malabika (© 2017 BioMed Central Ltd., 2017-08-01)
      Background: Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are a group of complex neurodevelopmental disorders. The prevalence of ASD in many South Asian countries is still unknown. The aim of this study was to systematically review ...
    • Choosing two technologies that best suite for making voter ID card 

      Aftab, Afzal; Abdullah, Md. Tareq (BRAC University, 2008-05)
      Voting is an important national issue for every country and the whole voting process should be flawless and secured. To ensure free and fair election, Bangladesh needs a voting system where people can vote without any ...
    • Double trouble: prevalence and factors associated with tuberculosis and diabetes comorbidity in Bangladesh 

      Sarker, Malabika; Barua, Mrittika; Guerra, Fiona; Saha, Avijit; Aftab, Afzal; Latif, A. H. M. Mahbub; Islam, Shayla; Islam, Akramul (BRAC Univeristy, 2016-10-31)
      Background Diabetes among tuberculosis patients increases the risk of tuberculosis treatment failure, death, and development of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. Yet, there is no data is available in Bangladesh on the ...
    • Knowledge and attitude of key community members towards tuberculosis: mixed method study from BRAC TB control areas in Bangladesh 

      Paul, Sukanta; Akter, Rahima; Aftab, Afzal; M Khan, Antora; Barua, Mrittika; Islam, Shayla; Islam, Akramul; Husain, Ashaque; Sarker, Malabika (© 2015 BioMed Central Ltd., 2015)
      Background: Bangladesh National Tuberculosis (TB) Control Programme adopted a number of strategies to facilitate TB diagnosis and treatment. 'Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilization' (ACSM) was one of the key ...
    • Tobacco and substance use: perceptions and practices among men in Bagnibari, Bangladesh 

      Morris, Kathryn A.; Aftab, Afzal (BRAC University, 2012-12)
      Tobacco and substance abuse are associated with several serious diseases and despite understanding their negative health consequences, men in Bangladesh still smoke at a rate higher than elsewhere in South Asia. There is ...