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Awareness and choice of options of Arsenic-free drinking water
(BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 2000)
The discovery of arsenic contamination in tubewell water has created concern for its potential health effects. BRAC initiated an arsenic mitigation project in two upazilas in 1999. The project included promotion of ...
Combating a deadly menace: early experiences with a community-based arsenic mitigation project in Bangladesh
(BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 2000-08)
Bangladesh is facing the problem of arsenic poisoning in drinking water. Around 27% of the tubewells, which supply drinking water to most of the population, have arsenic concentrations above the government of Bangladesh ...
Occurrence, distribution and time-trend of arsenic in ground water of Jhikorgachha, Jessore, Bangladesh
(BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 2003-09)
In order to assess the arsenic concentration change over time, water from a total of 246 tubewells Jhikargachha upazila of Jessore district were tested using atomic absorption spectrophotometer in two different periods ...
Arsenic in drinking water and birth outcomes: a study of the Bangladesh Integrated Nutrition Programme
(BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 2004-09)
This paper assesses the impact of arsenic (As) exposure on pregnancy outcomes in Bangladesh. A total of 261 villages from 3 highly As contaminated upazilas of two districts were selected for this study. The upazilas were ...