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  • Ahmed, Syed Masud; Evans, Timothy G; Standing, Hilary; Mahmud, Simeen (© 2013 The Lancet, 2013)
    How do we explain the paradox that Bangladesh has made remarkable progress in health and human development, yet its achievements have taken place within a health system that is frequently characterised as weak, in terms ...
  • Evans, Tim G; Ahmed, Syed Masud (© 2014 Taylor and Francis, 2014)
  • F. S. Amaral, André; Coton, Sonia; S Kato, Bernet; C Tan, Wan; Studnicka, Michael; Janson, Christer; Gislason, Thorarinn; Mannino, David; D Bateman, Eric; Buist, Sonia; G J Burney, Peter; BOLD Collaborative Research Group (© 2015 European Respiratory Society, 2015)
    In small studies and cases series, a history of tuberculosis has been associated with both airflow obstruction, which is characteristic of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and restrictive patterns on spirometry. The ...
  • Ahmed, Syéd Masud; Hossain, Md Awlad; RajaChowdhury, Ahmed Mushtaque; Bhuiya, Abbas Uddin (© 2011 Ahmed et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd., 2011)
    Bangladesh is identified as one of the countries with severe health worker shortages. However, there is a lack of comprehensive data on human resources for health (HRH) in the formal and informal sectors in Bangladesh. ...
  • Adams, Alayne M.; Ahmed, Tanvir; El Arifeen, Shams E.; Evans, Timothy Grant; Huda, Tanvir M.; Reichenbach, Laura J.; Ahmed, Faruque S K; Ahmed, Shamim; Ahmed, Syéd Masud; Azad, Kishwar; Bhuiya, Abbas Uddin; Mahmood, Shehrin Shaila; Cash, Richard A.; Chen, Lincoln; Chowdhury, Mahbub Elahi Khan; Chowdhury, Ahmed Mushtaque Raza; Christou, Aliki; Halder, Shantana R.; Husain, Mushtuq Mushtaq; Islam, Mohammad Sirajul; Islam, Khaled Shamsul; Huq, Shireen; Hussain, Zakir; Mahmud, Simeen; Mallick, Fuad Hassan; May, Maria A.; Osman, Ferdous Arfina; Peters, David H.; Perry, Henry B.; Rabbani, Atonu; Rahman, Mijanur Aminur; Rahman, Mahmudur Ziaur; Rasheed, Sabrina; Rashid, Sabina F.; Al-Sabir, Ahmed; Standing, Hilary; Mahmud, Simeen (© 2013 The Lancet, 2013)
    A post-Millennium Development Goals agenda for health in Bangladesh should be defined to encourage a second generation of health-system innovations under the clarion call of universal health coverage. This agenda should ...
  • Shafayetul Islam, Qazi; Akramul Islam, Md; Islam, Shayla; Masud Ahmed, Syed (© 2015 BioMed Central Ltd., 2015)
    Background: The National Tuberculosis (TB) Control Programme (NTP) of Bangladesh succeeded in achieving the dual targets of 70 % case detection and 85 % treatment completion as set by the World Health Organization. However, ...
  • Mohiuddin, Mahrukh; Faiz Rashid, Sabina; Islam Shuvro, Mofijul; Nahar, Nahitun; Masud Ahmed, Syed (© 2015 BioMed Central Ltd., 2015)
    Background: The pharmaceutical market in Bangladesh is highly concentrated (top ten control around 70 % of the market). Due to high competition aggressive marketing strategies are adopted for greater market share, which ...
  • Syed Masud, Ahmed; Lal B, Rawal; Chowdhury, Sadia A; Murray, John; Arscott-Mills, Sharon; Jack, Susan; Hinton, Rachael; M Alam, Prima; Kuruvilla, Shyama (© 2016 World Health Organization, 2016)
    Objective To identify how 10 low- and middle-income countries achieved accelerated progress, ahead of comparable countries, towards meeting millennium development goals 4 and 5A to reduce child and maternal mortality. ...
  • Rawal, Lal B.; Mahmud, Kawkab; Islam, Sheikh Md. S.; Mahumud, Rashidul A.; Nuruzaman, Md.; M. Ahmed, Syed (© 2016 Cambridge University Press, 2016)
    Introduction In recent years, the government of Bangladesh has encouraged private sector involvement in producing mid-level health cadres including Medical Assistants (MAs). The number of MAs produced has increased ...
  • Rawal, Lal B; Joarder, Taufique; Islam, Sheikh Md. Shariful; Uddin, Aftab; Ahmed, Syed Masud (© 2015 Rawal et al.; licensee BioMed Central., 2015)
    Introduction: Retention of human resources for health (HRH), particularly physicians and nurses in rural and remote areas, is a major problem in Bangladesh. We reviewed relevant policies and provisions in relation to HRH ...
  • Islam, Qazi S.; Ahmed, Syed M.; Islam, Mohammad A.; Chowdhury, Anita S.; Siddiquea, Bodrun N.; Husain, Mohammad A. (International Health, 2014-06-17)
    Background: BRAC (formerly Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee), in collaboration with the National Tuberculosis Control Programme, provides one full-day training on TB to make informal allopathic providers knowledgeable ...
  • Ahmed, Syed Masud; Hossain, Mohammad Shamim; Kabir, Moktadir (PloS One, 2014)
    Background: Since 2007, BRAC has been implementing malaria prevention and control programme in 13 endemic districts of Bangladesh under the National Malaria Control Programme. This study was done to examine the role of ...