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Prevention and control of tuberculosis in workplaces: how knowledgeable are the workers in Bangladesh?
(© 2015 BioMed Central Ltd., 2015)
Background: The National Tuberculosis (TB) Control Programme (NTP) of Bangladesh succeeded in achieving the dual targets of 70 % case detection and 85 % treatment completion as set by the World Health Organization. However, ...
A qualitative study of factors influencing retention of doctors and nurses at rural healthcare facilities in Bangladesh
(© 2015 BioMed Central Ltd., 2015)
Background: Bangladesh is a highly populous country with three-quarters rural population. Pressing national shortages in health professionals has resulted in high vacancy rates in rural areas. These are compounded by ...
Intersectoral collaboration: a novel path to promote community health promotion
(© 2012 Global Health Promotion, 2012)
In support of urban adaptation: a participatory assessment process for secondary cities in Vietnam and Bangladesh
(© 1996 Taylor & Francis Online, 2014-02-26)
Vietnam and Bangladesh are countries already impacted by weather-related extreme events. Scientific modelling projections indicate that climate change, and changes to climate variability, will increase risks for both ...
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 ...
A model of customer-centric banking practices for corporate clients in Bangladesh
(© 2016 Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., 2016)
Customer-centric banking envisions that banks should meet both tangible and intangible satisfaction criteria of their customers. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the customer-centric banking practices that drive ...
Socio-demographic characteristics and tobacco use among the adults in urban slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh
(© 2017 BioMed Central Ltd., 2017-05-05)
Background: Use of tobacco has become one of the major causes of premature deaths in most developing countries, including Bangladesh. The poorest and most disadvantaged populations, such as those living in slums, are ...
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 ...
Erotic desires and practices in cyberspace: "virtual reality" of the non-heterosexual middle class in Bangladesh
(© 2014 Asian Institute of Technology, 2014)
Sexually diverse and marginalized groups are constantly challenged to create spaces for realizing their sexual fantasies, desires and politics within the all-pervasiveness of heterosexual spaces. Technology has brought ...
Score based risk assessment of lung cancer and its evaluation for Bangladeshi people
(© 2014 Asian Pacific Organization for Cancer Prevention, 2014)
Background: The problem of cancer, especially lung cancer, is very acute in Bangladesh. The present study was conducted to evaluate the risk of lung cancer among Bangladeshi people based on hereditary, socio-economic and ...