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Climate change, migration and health systems resilience: Need for interdisciplinary research
(F1000 Research, 2019-04-01)
Climate change is one of today's major challenges, and among the causes of population movement and international migration. Climate migrants impact health systems and how their ability to respond and adapt to their needs ...
‘Feminization’ of physician workforce in Bangladesh, underlying factors and implications for health system: Insights from a mixed-methods study.
(PLOS ONE, 2019-01-11)
Background Bangladesh is currently faced with an emerging scenario of increased number of female physicians in the health workforce which has health system implications. For a health system to attract and retain female ...
Pathways of antibiotic use in Bangladesh: Qualitative protocol for the PAUSE study
(BMJ Open, 2019-01-25)
Introduction Global actions to reduce antimicrobial resistance (AMR) include optimising the use of antimicrobial medicines in human and animal health. In countries with weak healthcare regulation, this requires a greater ...
Reasons for formula feeding among rural Bangladeshi mothers: A qualitative exploration
(PLOS ONE, 2019-02-26)
In Bangladesh the exclusive breastfeeding rate remains low and prelacteal, formula and bottle feeding is increasing. This study aims to explore reasons behind infant formula feeding practices from mothers, caregivers, and ...
Association between socioeconomic status and prevalence of non-communicable diseases risk factors and comorbidities in Bangladesh: Findings from a nationwide cross-sectional survey
(BMJ Open, 2019-03-13)
Objectives This study aimed to examine the prevalence and distribution in the comorbidity of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) among the adult population in Bangladesh by measures of socioeconomic status (SES). Design ...
Frequency of television viewing and association with overweight and obesity among women of the reproductive age group in Myanmar: Results from a nationwide cross-sectional survey
(BMJ Open, 2019-03-20)
Objectives This study aimed to discern the association between the frequency of television viewing and overweight and obesity among reproductive age women of Myanmar. Design This was a cross-sectional study. Setting ...
Overall care-seeking pattern and gender disparity at a specialized mental hospital in Bangladesh
(Materia socio-medica, 2019-03-31)
Introduction: The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the only national level mental health institution in Bangladesh, with both academic and clinical functions, thus playing a crucial role in delivering specialized ...
Self care interventions could advance sexual and reproductive health in humanitarian settings
(BMJ (Online), 2019-04-01)
Prevalence and risk factors of postpartum depression within one year after birth in urban slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh
(PLOS ONE, 2019-05-02)
Postpartum depression (PPD) is a serious pubic health concern and known to have the adverse effects on mother’s perinatal wellbeing; and child’s physical and cognitive development. There were limited literatures on PPD in ...
Willingness to pay for cataract surgeries among patients visiting eye care facilities in Dhaka, Bangladesh
(Springer Link, 2019-05-07)
Background Cataract is the leading cause of avoidable blindness globally. It is estimated that 89% of people with visual impairment live in low- and middle-income countries where the cost of cataract surgery represents a ...