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Synergies and tensions between universal health coverage and global health security: why we need a second ‘Maximizing Positive Synergies’ initiative
(© 2016 BMJ Global Health, 2017-01-25)
Impact of fortified biscuits on micronutrient deficiencies among primary school children in Bangladesh
(© 2017 Plos One, 2017-04-05)
Background Micronutrient deficiencies can compromise the development potential of school-aged children, and their later health and productivity as adults. School feeding and school-based fortification approaches have been ...
Lost in care pathway: a qualitative investigation on the health system delay of extra pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Bangladesh
(BRAC Univeristy, 2017-03-28)
Background: Although extra pulmonary tuberculosis (EPTB) has long been known as a major public health concern globally, the complex healthcare-seeking pathways of EPTB patients are not widely studied. This study aims ...
Exploring maternal health care-seeking behavior of married adolescent girls in Bangladesh: a social-ecological approach
(© Plos One 2016, 2017-01-17)
Background The huge proportion of child marriage contributes to high rates of pregnancies among adolescent girls in Bangladesh. Despite substantial progress in reducing maternal mortality in the last two decades, the rate ...
Home fortification during the first 1000 d improves child development in Bangladesh: a cluster-randomized effectiveness trial
(© 2017 American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2017-03-08)
Background: Nutrition during the first 1000 d is critical for brain development.Objective: We evaluated the effects on child development of home fortification with lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNSs) for mothers and/or ...
Lipid-based nutrient supplementation in the first 1000 d improves child growth in Bangladesh: a cluster-randomized effectiveness trial
(© 2017 American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2017-03-18)
Background: Stunting in linear growth occurs mainly during the first 1000 d, from conception through 24 mo of age. Despite the recognition of this critical period, there have been few evaluations of the growth impact ...