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Reprint of: issues with families and children in a disaster context: a qualitative perspective from rural Bangladesh
(© 2015 Elsevier Ltd., 2015)
Natural disasters such as floods and cyclones have repeatedly devastated lives and destroyed the belongings of people. This is especially so for children and their families in Bangladesh. This study analyzed the specific ...
Training mid-level health cadres to improve health service delivery in rural Bangladesh
(© 2016 Cambridge University Press, 2016)
Introduction In recent years, the government of Bangladesh has encouraged private sector involvement in producing mid-level health cadres including Medical Assistants (MAs). The number of MAs produced has increased ...
Electric and lighting energy audit: a case study of selective commercial buildings in Dhaka
(© 2015 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2015)
Energy audit can be one of the fastest and cheapest solutions to mitigate the gap between energy demand and supply since it identifies the energy loss and improvement areas. The paper shows a detailed analysis on building ...
Determinants of age-specific undernutrition in children aged less than 2 years—the Bangladesh context
(© 2017 Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2017-07)
Globally, undernutrition affects nearly half of all children aged less than 5 years. It is more prominent in low- and middle-income countries. This study aimed to identify the age-specific risk factors for different ...
Achieving universal health coverage through community empowerment: a proposition for Bangladesh
(© 2014 Medknow Publications, 2014)
Impact of flooding on feeding practices of infants and young children in Dhaka, Bangladesh Slums: what are the coping strategies?
(© 2010 Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2010)
Previous research has shown that urban slums are hostile environments for the growth of infants and young children (IYC). Flooding is a hazard commonly found in Dhaka slums (Bangladesh) which negatively impacts IYC's ...
Defining self and other: Bangladesh’s secular aspirations and its writing of islam
(© 2013 Sameeksha Trust, 2013-12)
Bangladesh’s experience with secularism has been a checkered one. Beginning with a strong constitutional mandate and political rhetoric, the word secularism has been changed, removed and restored, while Islam remains the ...
Informal markets in sexual and reproductive health services and commodities in rural and urban Bangladesh
(© 2012 Taylor and Francis, 2012)
The sexual and reproductive health care market in Bangladesh: where do poor women go?
(© 2011 Reproductive Health Matters., 2011)
In Bangladesh, the formal public health system provides few services for common sexual and reproductive health problems such as white discharge, fistula, prolapse, menstrual problems, reproductive and urinary tract infections, ...
Effect of a food supplementation and psychosocial stimulation trial for severely malnourished children on the level of maternal depressive symptoms in Bangladesh
(© 2015 Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2015)
Background: Maternal depression is associated with poor child development and growth in low-income countries. This paper evaluates the effect of a community-based trial providing psychosocial stimulation and food supplements ...