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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 ...
How do intra-household dynamics change when assets are transferred to women? Evidence from Brac’s “targeting the ultra poor” program in Bangladesh
(International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), 2013-12)
Growing evidence shows that the distribution of individuals’ ownership and control of assets within a household can have important implications for women’s empowerment and children’s well-being. Interventions that target ...
Exploring the causes and process of becoming child domestic worker
(BRAC Research and Evaluation Division, 2013-01)
The study aimed to explore the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of households with and without Child Domestic Workers (CDW), and explore the causes and process of becoming CDWs in Bangladesh. Both quantitative ...