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Breast cancer in South Asia: a Bangladeshi perspective
(© 2014 Elsevier Ltd., 2014)
South Asian countries are facing a hidden breast cancer epidemic. A significant proportion of the breast cancer cases occur in premenopausal women. Knowledge of the various aspects of breast cancer in different geographical ...
McDonaldization without a McDonald's: globalization and food culture as social determinants of health in urban Bangladesh
(© Association for the Study of Food and Society 2013, 2013)
Bangladesh is one of the few developing countries where there is no McDonald's and yet the process of “McDonaldization” is in full progress. This paper explores the food consumption practices of a group of affluent ...
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 ...
Developing effective policy strategies to retain health workers in rural Bangladesh: a policy analysis
(© 2015 Rawal et al.; licensee BioMed Central., 2015)
Introduction: Retention of human resources for health (HRH), particularly physicians and nurses in rural and remote areas, is a major problem in Bangladesh. We reviewed relevant policies and provisions in relation to HRH ...
Illness perception of tuberculosis (TB) and health seeking practice among urban slum residents of Bangladesh: a qualitative study
(© 2014 BioMed Central Ltd., 2014)
Background: Combating tuberculosis (TB) in urban slums is more complex than in rural areas due to reasons such as over-crowding, unhygienic living conditions and poverty. This study aimed to assess illness perception of ...
Diagnosed hematological malignancies in Bangladesh - a retrospective analysis of over 5000 cases from 10 specialized hospitals
(© 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 ...
Scope and approaches of integrating sustainability issues in public procurement process for sustainable development of Bangladesh
(© 2017 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd., 2017)
Achieving sustainable development is one of the challenges of Bangladesh in its attempt to attain the middle-income country status by 2021. Recognising the strategic importance of public procurement, the study seeks to ...
Health in Bangladesh: lessons and challenges
(© 2014 Elsevier Limited, 2014)
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 ...
Economic burden of influenza-associated hospitalizations and outpatient visits in Bangladesh during 2010
(© 2014 Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2014)
Objective: Understanding the costs of influenza-associated illness in Bangladesh may help health authorities assess the cost-effectiveness of influenza prevention programs. We estimated the annual economic burden of ...