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Breast cancer in South Asia: a Bangladeshi perspective
(© 2014 Elsevier Ltd., 2014)
South Asian countries are facing a hidden breast cancer epidemic. A significant proportion of the breast cancer cases occur in premenopausal women. Knowledge of the various aspects of breast cancer in different geographical ...
Indigenous identity in South Asia: making claims in the colonial Chittagong hill tracts
(© 2016 Taylor and Francis., 2016-01-01)
In the immediate aftermath of the creation of Bangladesh in 1971, an armed struggle ensued in its remote south-eastern corner. The hill people in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, more commonly referred to as paharis, demanded ...
Scenario of adolescent sexual and reproductive health with opportunities for information communication and technology use in selected South Asian countries
(© 2015 Technological Educational Institute of Athens, 2015)
Introduction: Regardless of being involved in early sexual activity, significant number of South Asian adolescents gets restricted in making informed decisions on sexual and reproductive practices due to diverse seclusion ...
Nontraditional security challenges in South Asia
(© 2012 by The National Bureau of Asian Research, 2012)
This NBR Monograph examines maritime security issues in Southeast Asia, including disputes over resources, piracy, and other threats to strategic waterways, and draws implications for U.S. policy in the region.
Autism Spectrum disorders (ASD) in South Asia: a systematic review
(© 2017 BioMed Central Ltd., 2017-08-01)
Background: Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are a group of complex neurodevelopmental disorders. The prevalence of ASD in many South Asian countries is still unknown. The aim of this study was to systematically review ...
Advancing universal health coverage in South Asian cities: A framework
(BMJ Open, 2018-11-29)
Nutrition promotion and collective vegetable gardening by adolescent girls: Feasibility assessment from a pilot in Afghanistan
This study aimed to assess the feasibility of collective vegetable gardening into an existing development programme for adolescent girls as a means of improving awareness about health and nutrition and increasing ...
The ‘fishnet approach’ to livelihood improvement in depressed basins: Evidence from BRAC’s Integrated Development Programme
(Taylor & Francis, 2020-02-27)
The multidimensional nature of poverty renders comprehensive development efforts encompassing livelihoods, health, and education as well as communal support, essential for achieving equality in growth. Such an integrated ...
Mobilising demand for primary health care services among urban slums: Insights from a case study in Bangladesh
(Taylor & Francis, 2021-01-23)
This qualitative case study examines a pilot community mobilisation initiative to increase access to qualified primary health care services among slum dwellers in Bangladesh. Emerging from analysis are a series of key ...