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Community-based management of acute malnutrition in Bangladesh: feasibility and constraints
(© 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 ...
Nutrition of children and women in Bangladesh: trends and directions for the future
(© 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 ...
Prevalence of exclusive breastfeeding and associated factors among mothers in rural Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study
(© 2014 BioMed Central Ltd., 2014)
Background: Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) means that the infant receives only breast milk for the first six months of life after birth. In Bangladesh, the prevalence of EBF remained largely unchanged for nearly two decades ...
Food adulteration and consumer awareness in Dhaka city, 1995-2011
(© 2014 International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, 2014)
We conducted this study to investigate the magnitude of food adulteration during 1995-2011 and consumer awareness in Dhaka city. We reviewed results of food sample testing by Public Health Food Laboratory of Dhaka City ...
Adherence to multiple micronutrient powder among young children in rural Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study Global health
(© 2015 BioMed Central Ltd., 2015)
Background: Multiple micronutrient powder (MMNP) can be sprinkled onto any semisolid food and can be given to young children to address iron deficiency anemia. The female community health volunteers of BRAC (an NGO) known ...
Cluster-randomised controlled trials of individual and combined water, sanitation, hygiene and nutritional interventions in rural Bangladesh and Kenya: the WASH benefits study design and rationale
(© 2013 BMJ Open, 2013)
Introduction: Enteric infections are common during the first years of life in low-income countries and contribute to growth faltering with long-term impairment of health and development. Water quality, sanitation, handwashing ...