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Communication for behavioural impact in enhancing utilization of insecticide-treated bed nets among mothers of under-five children in rural North Sudan: an experimental study
(© 2016 BioMed Central Ltd., 2016-10-18)
Background: Malaria is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in Sudan. The entire population is at risk of contracting malaria to different levels. This study aimed to assess the effectiveness of communication for ...
Barriers to timely and safe blood transfusion for PPH patients: evidence from a qualitative study in Dhaka, Bangladesh
(BRAC Univeristy, 2016-12-02)
Background and Objectives In Bangladesh, postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is the leading cause of maternal mortality accounting for 31% of all blood transfusions in the country. Although safe blood transfusion is one of the 8 ...
A controlled before-and-after perspective on the improving maternal, neonatal, and child survival program in rural Bangladesh: an impact analysis
(© 2016 Public Library of Science, 2016-09)
Objectives We evaluated the impact of the Improving Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Survival (IMNCS) project, which is being implemented by BRAC in rural communities in Bangladesh. Methods Four districts received program ...
Clinical evaluation of dengue and identification of risk factors for severe disease: protocol for a multicentre study in 8 countries
(© 2016 BMC Infectious Diseases, 2016-02-18)
Background The burden of dengue continues to increase globally, with an estimated 100 million clinically apparent infections occurring each year. Although most dengue infections are asymptomatic, patients can present with ...
Examining the relationship between socioeconomic status, WASH practices and wasting
(© 2017 Public Library of Science, 2017-03)
Childhood wasting is a global problem and is significantly more pronounced in low and middle income countries like Bangladesh. Socio Economic Status (SES) and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) practices may be significantly ...
Socio-economic inequality of chronic non-communicable diseases in Bangladesh
(© 2016 Public Library of Science, 2016-11)
Introduction Chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are a major public health challenge, and undermine social and economic development in much of the developing world, including Bangladesh. Epidemiologic evidence on the ...