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The global burden of women's cancers: a grand challenge in global health
(© 2017 The Lancet, 2017-02-25)
Every year, more than 2 million women worldwide are diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer, yet where a woman lives, her socioeconomic status, and agency largely determines whether she will develop one of these cancers ...
False and real, but avoidable, dichotomies
(© 2017 Lancet Publishing Group, 2017-08)
Perceptions of quality across the maternal care continuum in the context of a health financing intervention: Evidence from a mixed methods study in rural Malawi
(© 2017 BioMed Central Ltd., 2017-06-08)
Background: In 2013, Malawi with its development partners introduced a Results-Based Financing for Maternal and Newborn Health (RBF4MNH) intervention to improve the quality of maternal and newborn health-care services. ...
Cultural attitudes toward postpartum depression in Dhaka, Bangladesh
(© 2017 Taylor and Francis Inc., 2017-05-15)
Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, yet in many cultures, it remains unaddressed and unacknowledged. Postpartum depression is particularly delicate because of its association with gender and expectations ...
Autism Spectrum disorders (ASD) in South Asia: a systematic review
(© 2017 BioMed Central Ltd., 2017-08-01)
Background: Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are a group of complex neurodevelopmental disorders. The prevalence of ASD in many South Asian countries is still unknown. The aim of this study was to systematically review ...
Utilization of mobile phones for accessing menstrual regulation services among low-income women in Bangladesh: a qualitative analysis
(© 2017 BioMed Central Ltd., 2017-01-14)
Background: As many as one-third of all pregnancies in Bangladesh are unplanned, with nearly one-half of these pregnancies ending in either menstrual regulation (MR) or illegal clandestine abortion. Although MR is provided ...
Synergies and tensions between universal health coverage and global health security: why we need a second ‘Maximizing Positive Synergies’ initiative
(© 2016 BMJ Global Health, 2017-01-25)
Lost in care pathway: a qualitative investigation on the health system delay of extra pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Bangladesh
(BRAC Univeristy, 2017-03-28)
Background: Although extra pulmonary tuberculosis (EPTB) has long been known as a major public health concern globally, the complex healthcare-seeking pathways of EPTB patients are not widely studied. This study aims ...
Exploring maternal health care-seeking behavior of married adolescent girls in Bangladesh: a social-ecological approach
(© Plos One 2016, 2017-01-17)
Background The huge proportion of child marriage contributes to high rates of pregnancies among adolescent girls in Bangladesh. Despite substantial progress in reducing maternal mortality in the last two decades, the rate ...