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From joint thinking to joint action: a call to action on improving water, sanitation and hygiene for maternal and newborn health
(© 2014 Public Library of Science, 2014-12-01)
This paper, authored by scientists and technical experts from leading universities and international agencies, outlines the importance of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) for maternal and newborn health (MNH) outcomes ...
Developing the public health workforce in Asia
(© 2014 Taylor and Francis, 2014)
Daily health concerns in Kakabo anthropological explorations in a Bangladeshi village
(James P. Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University, 2008-08)
Role of spatial tools in public health policymaking of Bangladesh: opportunities and challenges
(© 2016 Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2016-02)
In spite of the increasing efforts to gather spatial data in developing countries, the use of maps is mostly for visualization of health indicators rather than informed decision-making. Various spatial tools can aid ...
Bangladesh Health Watch Report 2011 : moving towards universal health coverage
(BRAC University, 2012)
Non-communicable disease (NCD) corners in public sector health facilities in Bangladesh: A qualitative study assessing challenges and opportunities for improving NCD services at the primary healthcare level
(BMJ Journals, 2019-10-07)
Objective To explore healthcare providers’ perspective on non-communicable disease (NCD) prevention and management services provided through the NCD corners in Bangladesh and to examine challenges and opportunities for ...
‘Most at risk’ for COVID19? The imperative to expand the definition from biological to social factors for equity
First recognized in December 2019, the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID19) was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11, 2020. To date, the most utilized definition of ‘most at risk’ for COVID19 ...
Assessment of staffing needs for physicians and nurses at Upazila health complexes in Bangladesh using WHO workload indicators of staffing need (WISN) method
(BMJ Journals, 2020-02-13)
Objective This study aimed to assess the current workload and staffing need of physicians and nurses for delivering optimum healthcare services at the Upazila Health Complexes (UpHCs) in Bangladesh. Design Mixed-methods, ...
Attitudes and practices of public health academics towards research funding from for-profit organizations: Cross-sectional survey
(Springer Link, 2020-08-25)
Objectives: The growing trend of for-profit organization (FPO)-funded university research is concerning because resultant potential conflicts of interest might lead to biases in methods, results, and interpretation. For ...