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Prevalence and risk factors of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Bangladesh: A systematic review
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a leading cause of mortality and morbidity in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) including Bangladesh. But no systematic review has been carried out in Bangladesh, which ...
A new social sciences network for infectious threats
(The Lancet, 2019-05)
The Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to escalate, new outbreaks of Lassa fever, yellow fever, measles, and other infectious diseases erupt around the world, and antimicrobial resistance ...
How health shocks and its relationship to repayments of loans from microfinance institutions can affect migrant households in Bangladesh
(Taylor & Francis Online, 2019-02-08)
Increasing the feasibility of easy loan repayment is one of the objectives of providing microcredits for income generating activities requiring relatively small loans in the developing countries. However, evidence in the ...
WHO takes action to promote the health of refugees and migrants
Beliefs, practices, and advice received on nutrition and health during pregnancy: Qualitative reports from pregnant women in rural Bangladesh (P10-021-19)
(Oxford Academic, 2019-06-13)
Objectives: Many Bangladeshi women consume a diet that is low in nutrients, and in addition do not gain enough weight during pregnancy. We sought out to identify practices and perceptions that act as barriers to consuming ...
Processed food consumption among 36 Mo-old children in rural Bangladesh (P11-088-19)
(Oxford Academic, 2019-06-30)
Objectives Processed food intake is becoming common among children globally and may have harmful effects. We assessed processed food intake in rural Bangladeshi children at 36 mo of age. Methods We conducted a ...
Women are more vulnerable to non-communicable diseases in rural and urban Bangladesh (P18-082-19)
(Oxford Academic, 2019-06-13)
Objectives In Bangladesh, the burden of non-communicable diseases (NCD) and their risk factors is increasing. We wanted to assess the vulnerability of women by analyzing the differences in risk factors by gender. Met ...
Effectiveness of a community-based water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) intervention in reduction of diarrhoea among under-five children: Evidence from a repeated cross-sectional study (2007–2015) in rural Bangladesh
(Science Direct, 2019-08-20)
Diarrhoea, the most common disease directly related to water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), still remains one of the most significant health problems among children under-five worldwide. In this reality, BRAC, the largest ...
Newborn physical condition and breastfeeding behaviours: Secondary outcomes of a cluster-randomized trial of prenatal lipid-based nutrient supplements in Bangladesh
Prenatal nutritional supplements may improve birth outcomes. This study aims to examine the effect of prenatal lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNS), compared with iron and folic acid (IFA), on general newborn physical ...
Gestational weight gain and newborn anthropometric outcomes in rural Bangladesh
(Wiley Online Library, 2019-10)
Low gestational weight gain (GWG) is a known predictor of fetal growth restriction in higher income countries, but there is little information on this association in lower income countries. Our objective is to describe the ...