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    • The health situation of adolescents: a literature review 

      Ali, Ahmed; Mahmud, Shah Noor (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 1996-01)
      This review paper addresses the health situation of the adolescents. Most of the studies we found were conducted in countries other than Bangladesh. The medical care of the adolescent has always been neglected in the ...
    • Perspective of women about their own illness 

      Mahbub, Amina; Ahmed, Syed Masud (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 1996-09)
      Introduction In Bangladesh women's health issues are traditionally neglected and inadequate importance is given by all concerns. A majority of the women experience significant morbidity associated with pregnancy and ...
    • Pregnant women's knowledge on health and iron supplementation 

      Hyder, SM Ziauddin; Roy, Rita Das; Tarannum, Sabah (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 1996-05)
    • The prevalence of Anaemia among men and women in rural Bangladesh 

      Hyder, SM Ziauddin (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 1996-08)
      Anaemia is a major public health problem in many developing countries including Bangladesh. Iron deficiency is known to be the commonest cause of anaemia resulting from inadequate iron intake, reduced bio-availability ...
    • Prevalence of post-partum genital tract infections in the mother and selected neonatal infections in rural Bangladesh 

      Gazi, Rukhsana; Chowdhury, AMR; Mahmud, Shah Noor; Karim, Fazlul (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 1996-05)
      The present study was designed to estimate the prevalence of post-partum infection and two neonatal infections in rural Bangladesh and to identify the factors and determinants related to these infections. In this study, ...
    • Raising sanitary latrine use in rural Bangladesh: can BRAC play any role? 

      Hadi, Abdullahel; Nath, Samir R (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 1996-05)
      This study estimates the sanitation coverage and investigates impact of the participation in development program on the sanitation behavior in rural Bangladesh. Findings reveal that nearly a quarter of the study population ...
    • Relapse of tuberculosis in rural areas of Bangladesh 

      Islam, Md Nazrul; Mahmud, Shah Noor; Ali, Ahmed; Afsana, Kaosar; Hashima-E-Nasreen; Islam, Md. Akramul; Chowdhury, AMR; Chowdhury, Sadia A (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 1996-04)
      The study conducted to investigate the relapse rate of TB in two thanas (KahaIoo and Furbari) of ' Women's Health and Development Programme (WlIDP) in August 1995. Of the 482 study cases, 435 (900A» treatment completed ...
    • Selling latrines to the poor: how effective it is? 

      Biswas, Sadhana; Ahmed, Syed Masud (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 1996)
      BRAC has been promoting personal hygiene practices and the use of safe water and sanitary latrines through its Rural Development Programme (RDP) since 1991. RDP sold a large number of latrines (45,000 as of June 1995) ...
    • Socioeconomic development and human well-being: seasonal survey on nutrition: first round 

      Khatun, Masuma; MCkim, Andrew; Tarannum, Sabah; Hyder, SM Ziauddin; Chowdhury, Mushtaque; Bhuiya, Abbas; Khan, Monirul Islam; Adams, Alayne (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 1996-12)