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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 ...
Women’s empowerment as a protective factor against intimate partner violence in Bangladesh: a qualitative exploration of the process and limitations of its influence
(© 2016 SAGE Publications Inc., 2017-08)
Literature on the relationship between intimate partner violence (IPV) against women and women’s empowerment is contradictory. Findings from a recent survey in rural Bangladesh suggest that empowerment is becoming protective ...
Mobilizing support and negotiating change: women's organizations building constituencies in Bangladesh
(BRAC University, 2011-11)
This paper describes and analyzes how three national level women’s organizations in Bangladesh mobilized support around a particular issue among their membership and allies. The paper uses social movement/resource mobilization ...
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 ...
National discourses on women's empowerment in Bangladesh: continuities and change
(BRAC University, 2011-07)
As Bangladesh turns 40, improvements in women’s wellbeing and increased agency are claimed to be some of the most significant gains in the postindependence era. Various economic and social development indicators show that ...
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 ...
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 ...
Recognition of and response to neonatal intrapartum-related complications in home-birth settings in Bangladesh
(© 2014 International Centre For Diarrhoeal, Disease Research, Bangladesh, 2014)
Intrapartum-related complications (previously called 'birth asphyxia') are a significant contributor to deaths of newborns in Bangladesh. This study describes some of the perceived signs, causes, and treatments for this ...