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Evaluating community ORT programmes: indicators for use and safety
(© 1986 Oxford University Press, 1986)
Community-based oral rehydration programmes to reduce diarrhoea-related mortality have been initiated in many developing countries in recent years. However, to date few evaluation studies have been carried out on these ...
Beneficial effects of a woman-focused development programme on child survival: evidence from rural Bangladesh
(Social Science and Medicine, 2002-11)
This paper reports results from a prospective study of the impact of a woman-focused development programme on child survival in Matlab, a rural area of Bangladesh. The programme was targeted to households owning less than ...
Dimensions and dynamics of microfinance membership overlap – a micro study from Bangladesh
(Small Enterprise Development, 2002-06)
The microfinance market of Bangladesh is getting rapidly crowded. In certain areas there is also quite high incidence of households taking loans from a number of microfinance providers. Why is this happening? How does it ...
Drinking water in the hilly region of Bangladesh: how is the quality?
(Carfax Publishing, 2002)
This paper assesses the chemical and bacteriological quality of drinking water in three districts of the Chittagong Hill Tract (CHT), a region within Bangladesh. Drawing water samples from tubewells, chharas /springs, ...
Do side-effects reduce compliance to iron supplementation? a study of daily- and weekly-dose regimens in pregnancy
Side-effects of iron supplementation lead to poor compliance. A weekly-dose schedule of iron supplementation rather than a daily-dose regimen has been suggested to produce fewer side-effects, thereby achieving a higher ...
Enrolment at primary level: gender difference disappears in Bangladesh
(International Journal of Educational Development, 2002-03)
In the recent past, there have been a number of new initiatives to improve the access to primary education in many developing countries. Such initiatives, which came from the public, private and non-governmental (NGO) ...