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    • The prevalence of anaemia among males and females in rural Bangladesh 

      Hyder, S.M. Ziauddin (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 1996-10)
      This is the first report of a collaborative research project between the Research and Evaluation Division (RED), BRAC, Bangladesh and the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Umea University, Sweden. The study ...
    • Socioeconomic development and human well-being 

      Khatun, Masuma; Tarannum, Sabah; Hyder, S.M. Ziauddin (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 1996-12)
      Since 1992, BRAC and ICDDR,B have been implementing a joint research project in Madab, Bangladesh to assess the pathways of impact of BRAC's dewlopmcnt interventions on human wen-being. The project identified improved ...
    • Socioeconomic development and human well-being: seasonal survey on nutrition: third round 

      Khatun, Masuma; Tarannum, Sabah; Rasheed, Sabrina; Hyder, S.M. Ziauddin (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 1996-12)
      Since 1992, BRAC and ICDDR,B have been implementing a joint research project in Matlab, Bangladesh to assess the pathways of impact of BRAC's development interventions on human well-being. The project identified improved ...
    • Nutritional status of pre-school children among BRAC member and eligible non-member households 

      Tarannum, Sabah; Hyder, S.M. Ziauddin; Chowdhury, AMR (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 1997)
      The study aimed at describing determinants of nutritional status of the pre-school children in BRAC member and eligible non-member households. The data were obtained from 9~840 children aged less than S years from April ...
    • Does involvement of women in BRAC influence sex bias in intra-household food distribution? 

      Roy, Rita Das; Hyder, SM Ziauddin; Chowdhury, AMR; Adams, Alayne (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 1997)
      This study aimed to assess the sex preference in intra-household food distribution among school going siblings in a rural area of Bangladesh. The study also examines the effect of women's involvement in BRAC's rural ...
    • Pre-lacteal feeding practices in a rural area of Bangladesh 

      Tarannum, Sabah; Hyder, S.M. Ziauddin; Chowdhury, AMR (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 1997)
      This study aims to describe the nature and extent of pre-lacteal fluid and colostrum feeding practices in a rural community of Bangladesh and also to investigate the mothers level of knowledge in relation to hygiene and ...
    • Effect of BRAC's rural development programme on calorie consumption: evidence from Matlab 

      Khatun, Masuma; Hyder, SM Ziauddin; Bhuiya, Abbas; Chowdhury, AMR (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 1997)
      This report describes the association between calorie consumption and socioeconomic status indicators and examines the effect of BRAC's Rural Development Programme (RDP) membership on per capita daily calorie consumption. ...
    • Anaemia in pregnancy: a pilot study 

      Hyder, SM Ziauddin (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 1997-08)
      Anaemia in pregnancy is a common health problem. According to the last national nutrition survey of Bangladesh ( 1981-1982), about 47% of the pregnant and lactating women had anaemia. Since then, a few community-based ...
    • Prevalence of intestinal parasites in the healthy adult and adolescent population of a rural community 

      Hyder, S.M. Ziauddin (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 1997-08)
      To study the prevalence of intestinal worm infestations among the healthy adult rural populatio~ 333 stool samples were coHected form 8 villages under Fulbaria thana of Mymensingh district by systematic random sampling ...
    • Prevalence of chronic energy deficiency in the elderly population of Matlab 

      Rasheed, Sabrina; Khatun, Masuma; Hyder, S.M. Ziauddin (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 1997-10)
      The number of elderly people in the world increased from 13 to 45 million between.1950 and 1985. In Bangladesh, however, the absolute number of elderly registered a slight decline. The negative growth rate reflects in ...