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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 ...
Diverging stories of son preference in South Asia: a comparison of India and Bangladesh
(BRAC University, 2012-11)
In Bangladesh, overall sex ratio has declined from 109.6 (males/females) in the 1950s to 100.3 in 2011. Unlike countries with female deficits, the improvement in sex ratio has extended to the under‐5 age group. This has ...
Internalized HIV/AIDS-related stigma in a sample of HIV-positive people in Bangladesh
(© 2012 International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh., 2012)
Internalized stigma among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHA) is prevalent in Bangladesh. A better understanding of the effects of stigma on PLHA is required to reduce this and to minimize its harmful effects. This study ...
Evaluation of a mathematics program for preprimary children in rural Bangladesh
(© 2012 Elsevier Ltd, 2012)
A randomized evaluation of a 9-month comprehensive math program for preprimary Bangladeshi school children addressed skills such as numbers, measurement, shapes, patterns, and space. Nine schools were randomly selected for ...
Informal markets in sexual and reproductive health services and commodities in rural and urban Bangladesh
(© 2012 Taylor and Francis, 2012)
Quality of primary health care services in rural Bangladesh: patients’ perspectives
(© 2012 Ontario International Development Agency, Canada, 2012-03-31)
A key aim of the health policy of the Government of Bangladesh (GoB) has been to provide quality health services to all its citizens. In line with the policy objective, the GoB has adopted the primary health care (PHC) ...
Health threats as nontraditional security challenges for Bangladesh
(© 2012 National Bureau of Asian Research, 2012)
This essay discusses health problems that have the potential to emerge as nontraditional security challenges for Bangladesh in the coming decades.
Credibility of TV news in a developing country: the case of Bangladesh
(© 2012 AEJMC., 2012)
Television has recently experienced unprecedented expansion in Bangladesh. Given its popularity and influence, and with more people using it for their information, research on the credibility of TV news is warranted. ...
Intersectoral collaboration: a novel path to promote community health promotion
(© 2012 Global Health Promotion, 2012)
Beliefs and practices during pregnancy and childbirth in urban slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh
(© 2012 Choudhury et al.; licensee BioMed Central Ltd., 2012)
Worldwide urbanization has become a crucial issue in recent years. Bangladesh, one of the poorest and most densely-populated countries in the world, has been facing rapid urbanization. In urban areas, maternal indicators ...