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Prevalence and experiences of intimate partner violence against women with disabilities in Bangladesh: results of an explanatory sequential mixed-method study
(© 2014 SAGE Publications Inc., 2014)
This study was aimed to estimate the prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) in a sample of 226 women with disabilities living in four different districts of Bangladesh. It also explored the physical and psychological ...
Role of credit in food security and dietary diversity in Bangladesh
(© 2017 Elsevier B.V., 2017-03-01)
This work attempts to disentangle the relationship between credit, food security, and dietary diversity in the context of Bangladesh through descriptive and econometric analyses of the Household Income and Expenditure ...
Breast cancer in South Asia: a Bangladeshi perspective
(© 2014 Elsevier Ltd., 2014)
South Asian countries are facing a hidden breast cancer epidemic. A significant proportion of the breast cancer cases occur in premenopausal women. Knowledge of the various aspects of breast cancer in different geographical ...
Severe acute malnutrition in Asia
(© 2014 United Nations University Press, 2014-06-01)
Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) is a common condition that kills children and intellectually maims those who survive. Close to 20 million children under the age of 5 years suffer from SAM globally, and about 1 million of ...
State of food security & nutrition in Bangladesh 2010
(BRAC University, 2010)
Community-based management of acute malnutrition in Bangladesh: feasibility and constraints
(© 2014 United Nations University Press, 2014)
Background. To achieve the United Nations Millennium Development Goals, particularly reduction in child mortality (Millennium Development Goal 4), effective interventions to address severe and moderate acute malnutrition ...
Bangladesh Health Watch Report 2009 : how healthy is health sector governance ?
(BRAC University, 2010)
Developing effective policy strategies to retain health workers in rural Bangladesh: a policy analysis
(© 2015 Rawal et al.; licensee BioMed Central., 2015)
Introduction: Retention of human resources for health (HRH), particularly physicians and nurses in rural and remote areas, is a major problem in Bangladesh. We reviewed relevant policies and provisions in relation to HRH ...
Illness perception of tuberculosis (TB) and health seeking practice among urban slum residents of Bangladesh: a qualitative study
(© 2014 BioMed Central Ltd., 2014)
Background: Combating tuberculosis (TB) in urban slums is more complex than in rural areas due to reasons such as over-crowding, unhygienic living conditions and poverty. This study aimed to assess illness perception of ...