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McDonaldization without a McDonald's: globalization and food culture as social determinants of health in urban Bangladesh
(© Association for the Study of Food and Society 2013, 2013)
Bangladesh is one of the few developing countries where there is no McDonald's and yet the process of “McDonaldization” is in full progress. This paper explores the food consumption practices of a group of affluent ...
Health care for poor people in the urban slums of Bangladesh
(© 2013 The Lancet, 2013)
Harnessing pluralism for better health in Bangladesh
(© 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 ...
Comparison of temporal disaggregation techniques in the case of export of Bangladesh
(© 2013 International Journal of Applied Research and Studies (IJARS), 2013-11)
Export plays very an import role in the economy of Bangladesh. We have tested four methods of disaggregation of which one is Boot, Feibes and Lisman (BFL) method mathematical based method. Other three are regression based ...
Defining self and other: Bangladesh’s secular aspirations and its writing of islam
(© 2013 Sameeksha Trust, 2013-12)
Bangladesh’s experience with secularism has been a checkered one. Beginning with a strong constitutional mandate and political rhetoric, the word secularism has been changed, removed and restored, while Islam remains the ...
Cluster-randomised controlled trials of individual and combined water, sanitation, hygiene and nutritional interventions in rural Bangladesh and Kenya: the WASH benefits study design and rationale
(© 2013 BMJ Open, 2013)
Introduction: Enteric infections are common during the first years of life in low-income countries and contribute to growth faltering with long-term impairment of health and development. Water quality, sanitation, handwashing ...
School drop out in Bangladesh: insights using panel data
(© 2012 Elsevier Ltd., 2013)
This paper examines the relative strength of different factors associated with school drop out using data collected between 2007 and 2009 in Bangladesh. A sample of 9046 children, aged 4-15, was selected across six districts ...
Alternative scenarios for BRAC University
(© 2013 Emerald Group Publishing Limited., 2013)
Purpose: This article aims to present the scenarios, visions and strategies that resulted from a three day foresight workshop for BRAC University in Rajendrapur, Bangladesh. Design/methodology/approach: The workshops used ...
Early detection of lung cancer risk using data mining
(© 2013 Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 2013)
Background: Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death worldwide Therefore, identification of genetic as well as environmental factors is very important in developing novel methods of lung cancer prevention. However, ...
Oral administration of misoprostol reduces postpartum Haemorrhage in urban slums of Bangladesh
(BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 2013-04)
To avert deaths from postpartum haemorrhage (PPH), Manoshi initiated community health workers (CHW) administered oral misoprostol (400~g) to women following childbirth either at delivery centers or home in slums of Dhaka ...