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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 ...
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)
Prevalence of chronic kidney disease in South Asia: A systematic review
Abstract Background: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is becoming a major public health problem around the world. But the prevalence has not been reported in South Asian region as a whole. This study aimed to systematically ...
Thinness and fecundability: Time to pregnancy after adolescent marriage in rural Bangladesh
Undernutrition may affect fecundability, but few studies have quantified this relationship. In rural Bangladesh, where newlywed couples face strong pressures to become pregnant, we assessed fecundability, estimated by ...
How has early marriage, a critical social determinant of child stunting and wasting, changed over a decade in South Asia? trends, inequities and drivers, 2005 to 2018
(Oxford Academic, 2020-05-29)
Objectives: In South Asia, many women are married before their 18th birthday and give birth soon after. Delaying marriage is an attractive nutrition policy target as previous research shows that early marriage (EM) is ...
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 ...
Low uptake of COVID-19 prevention behaviours and high socioeconomic impact of lockdown measures in South Asia: Evidence from a large-scale multi-country surveillance programme
Background: South Asia has become a major epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic. Understanding South Asians’ awareness, attitudes and experiences of early measures for the prevention of COVID-19 is key to improving ...