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    • Community-based management of acute malnutrition in Bangladesh: feasibility and constraints 

      Choudhury, Nuzhat; Ahmed, Tahmeed; Hossain, Md Iqbal; Mandal, Barendra Nath; Mothabbir, Golam; Rahman, Mustafizur; Islam, M Munirul; Husain, Mohammad Mushtuq; Nargis, Makhduma; Rahman, Ekhlasur (© 2014 United Nations University Press, 2014)
      Background. To achieve the United Nations Millennium Development Goals, particularly reduction in child mortality (Millennium Development Goal 4), effective interventions to address severe and moderate acute malnutrition ...
    • Development and acceptability testing of ready-to-use supplementary food made from locally available food ingredients in Bangladesh 

      Ahmed, Tahmeed; Choudhury, Nuzhat; Hossain, M Iqbal; Tangsuphoom, Nattapol; Islam, M Munirul; de Pee, Saskia; Steiger, Georg; Fuli, Rachel; A M Sarker, Shafiqul; Parveen, Monira; WestJr, Keith P; Christian, Parul (© 2014 BioMed Central Ltd., 2014)
      Background: Inadequate energy and micronutrient intake during childhood is a major public health problem in developing countries. Ready-to-use supplementary food (RUSF) made of locally available food ingredients can improve ...
    • Nutrition of children and women in Bangladesh: trends and directions for the future 

      Ahmed, Tahmeed; Mahfuz, Mustafa; Ireen, Santhia; Ahmed, A. M. Shamsir; Rahman, Sabuktagin; Islam, M Munirul; Alam, Nurul; Hossain, Md Iqbal; Rahman, S M Mustafizur; Ali, M Mohsin; Choudhury, Fatima Perveen; Cravioto, Alejandro (© 2012 Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2012)
      Although child and maternal malnutrition has been reduced in Bangladesh, the prevalence of underweight (weight-for-age z-score <-2) among children aged less than five years is still high (41%). Nearly one-third of women ...