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    • Community-based management of acute malnutrition in Bangladesh: feasibility and constraints 

      Choudhury, Nuzhat; Ahmed, Tahmeed; Hossain, Md Iqbal; Mandal, Barendra Nath; Mothabbir, Golam; Rahman, Mustafizur; Islam, M Munirul; Husain, Mohammad Mushtuq; Nargis, Makhduma; Rahman, Ekhlasur (© 2014 United Nations University Press, 2014)
      Background. To achieve the United Nations Millennium Development Goals, particularly reduction in child mortality (Millennium Development Goal 4), effective interventions to address severe and moderate acute malnutrition ...
    • Nutrition of children and women in Bangladesh: trends and directions for the future 

      Ahmed, Tahmeed; Mahfuz, Mustafa; Ireen, Santhia; Ahmed, A. M. Shamsir; Rahman, Sabuktagin; Islam, M Munirul; Alam, Nurul; Hossain, Md Iqbal; Rahman, S M Mustafizur; Ali, M Mohsin; Choudhury, Fatima Perveen; Cravioto, Alejandro (© 2012 Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2012)
      Although child and maternal malnutrition has been reduced in Bangladesh, the prevalence of underweight (weight-for-age z-score <-2) among children aged less than five years is still high (41%). Nearly one-third of women ...
    • Undernutrition, vitamin A and iron deficiency are associated with impaired intestinal mucosal permeability in young Bangladeshi children assessed by lactulose/mannitol test 

      Hossain, Md Iqbal; Haque, Rashidul; Mondal, Dinesh; Mahfuz, Mustafa; Ahmed, Am Shamsir; Islam, Mohammad Munirul; Guerrant, Richard Littleton; Petri, William Arthur; Ahmed, Tahmeed J. (© 2017 Public Library of Science, 2016-12)
      Background: Lactulose/mannitol (L:M) test has been used as a non-invasive marker of intestinal mucosal-integrity and -permeability (enteropathy). We investigated the association of enteropathy with anthropometrics, ...