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    • Combating a deadly menace: early experiences with a community-based arsenic mitigation project in Bangladesh 

      Chowdhury, AMR; Hossain, Md. Zabed; Nickson, Ross; Rahman, Mizanur; Jakariya, Md.; Sharnimuddin, Md. (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 2000-08)
      Bangladesh is facing the problem of arsenic poisoning in drinking water. Around 27% of the tubewells, which supply drinking water to most of the population, have arsenic concentrations above the government of Bangladesh ...
    • Diagnosed hematological malignancies in Bangladesh - a retrospective analysis of over 5000 cases from 10 specialized hospitals 

      Sorowar Hossain, Mohammad; Iqbal, Mohd S; Ahmed Khan, Mohiuddin; Golam Rabbani, Mohammad; Khatun, Hazera; Munira, Sirajam; Miah, M Morshed Zaman; Kabir, Amin Lutful; Islam, Naima; Farhana Dipta, Tashmim; Rahman, Farzana; Mottalib, Abdul; Afrose, Salma; Ara, Tasneem; Biswas, Akhil Ranjan; Rahman, Mizanur; Abedin, AKM Mustafa; Rahman, Mahbubur; Yunus, ABM; Niessen, Louis W; Sultana, Tanvira Afroze (© 2014 BioMed Central Ltd., 2014)
      Background: The global burden from cancer is rising, especially as low-income countries like Bangladesh observe rapid aging. So far, there are no comprehensive descriptions reporting diagnosed cancer group that include ...
    • Evaluation of Environmental Awareness Training of BRAC 

      Jakariya, Md.; Akter, Nasima; Rahman, Mizanur; Sharmin, Lammia; Hossain, Zabed (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 1998-12)
    • Evaluation of the WFP assisted wheat-soya blended (WSB) food supplementation on nutrional status 

      Hyder, S.M. Ziauddin; JalaI, Chowdhury S B; Roy, Rita Das; Rahman, Mizanur (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 2000-06)
      Wheat soya blended (WSB) food was distributed ~ong 74,000 'poorest of the poor' households in 5 highly flood-affected districts in Bangladesh under an agreement signed in May 1999 between BRAC and World Food Programme. ...
    • Fund management at Delta Brac Housing (DBH) 

      Rahman, Mizanur (BRAC University, 2014-01-26)
      The non-bank financial institutions (NBFIs) are emergent sector of the financial system in Bangladesh. The NBFIs have been contributing toward increasing both the quality and quantity of financial services and mitigating ...
    • Promotion of improved cookstove in rural Bangladesh 

      Arif, Tahmid; Ashraf, Anik; Miller, Grant; Mobarak, Ahmed Mushflq; Akter, Nasima; Ali, ARM Mehrab; Sarkar, MA Quaiyum; Hildemann, Lynn; Dey, Nepal C; Rahman, Mizanur; Dwivedi, Puneet; Wise, Paul (BRAC, 2011-05)
      This study aimed to explore the factors affecting the promotion of improved cookstove (ICS) to replace traditional stove and hence to combat indoor air pollution (lAP). The study was conducted in 58 randomly selected ...
    • Sustainable community- based safe water options to mitigate the Bangladesh arsenic catastrophe - an experience from two upazilas 

      Jakariya, Md.; Chowdhury, AMR; Hossain, Zabed; Rahman, Mizanur; Sarkar, Quaiyum; Khan, Ruhul Islam; Rahman, Mahfuzar (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 2003-05)
      Sustainable community-based safe water options have been successfully operating in two upazilas involving 531 villages and encompassing a population of 497,488. Testing of tubewells for arsenic was carried out on a census ...
    • Trial effectiveness of daily and flexible administration of micronutrient sprinkles to control anaemia in young children in rural Bangladesh 

      Haseen, Farhana; Hyder, Ziauddin; Ip, Hedy; Rahman, Mizanur; Zlotkin, Stanley (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 2005-10)
      Iron deficiency-anaemia is a major public health problem worldwide, especially in developing countries. Infants and young children aged between 6-24 months are one of the most vulnerable groups. Although iron intervention ...