25 publications available
Effect of prenatal food supplementation on birth weight: an observational study from BangladeshBACKGROUND: National nutrition programs in Bangladesh have included prenatal food supplementation to reduce maternal and child malnutrition. The knowledge base is weak regarding the effect of prenatal food supplementation on the birth we...
Determinants of infant and child mortality in rural Bangladesh(abstract)Objective: Examine the trends in and covariates of infant and child mortality in several rural areas of Bangladesh. Methodology: Data on a cohort of 21,268 children born between 1983 and 1991 in three rural project s...
Efficacy and safety of ciprofloxacin suspension in the treatment of childhood shigellosis(abstract)Objective: Compare the clinical and bacteriologic efficacy and toxicity of ciprofloxacin and amdinocillin pivoxyl in the treatment of shigellosis in children. Methodology: This randomized, double-blind, controlled clinical trial was conducted...
Comparison of anthropometrical indicators between malnourished children admitted to a nutrition rehabilitation unit and their counterparts in a communityObjective: Relate z-scores of malnourished children treated in a Nutrition Rehabilitation Unit (NRU) with that of their counterparts in a community. Methodology: The Matlab MCH-FP Programme regularly measures mid-upper arm circumference ...
Effect of birth weight, intrauterine growth retardation and prematurity on infant survival: a prospective study in the slums of Dhaka cityObjective: Study the effect of low birth weight (LBW), intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR), and prematurity on infant survival and on risk of deaths due to acute respiratory infections (ARI) and diarrhoea. Methodology: A co...
Effects of vitamin A and it-carotene supplementation to lactating mothers and their infants in BangladeshObjective: Assess the efficacy of vitamin A and B-carotene supplementation for the improvement of vitamin A status of women and their breastfed infants. Methodology: Women delivering live infants in Matlab were randomized to r...
Subclinical vitamin a deficiency in pre-school children living in urban slums of Dhaka CityObjective: Assess the biochemical evidence of vitamin A deficiency in pre-school children living in the urban slums of Dhaka Methodology: To examine the separate and combined effects of low-dose 6-carotene supplementation and anti-helmin...
Effect of lathyrus protein concentrate on the growth of childrenObjective: Study the effect of a protein concentrate from khesari dal (Lathyrus peas) on the growth of malnourished children. Methodology: A random sample of 30 second-degree malnourished children aged 1-3 year(s) was selected ...
Standardized management reduces mortality among severely malnourished children with diarrhoeaObjective: Reduce mortality and cost of treating severely malnourished children with diarrhoea by following a standardized management protocol. Methodology: The mortality rates and the cost of treatment were compared between severely ma...
Infant growth patterns in the slums of Dhaka in relation to birth weight, intrauterine growth retardation, and prematurity(abstracts)Objective: Describe the patterns of growth in body weight among infants till their first birthday, especially with reference to birth weight, intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR), and prematurity Methodology: One thousand six hundred f...
Serum zinc and vitamin A status of malnourished children fed a high-protein diet during recovery Diet during RecoveryObjective: Evaluate the effect of a high-protein diet on growth, serum proteins, and micronutrient status of malnourished children. Methodology: Sixty-nine children were randomized to receive either a high-protein (HP) or a standard...
BRAC's Rural Development Programme and child nutritionObjective: Explore the effect of the BRAC's rural credit programme on the nutritional status of children aged 6-72 months. Methodology: Mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) of 1,518 children aged 6-72 months were recorded from...
Birth weight and its association with maternal nutrition and socioeconomic variables in rural BangladeshObjective: Examine the distribution of birth weight and its relationship with maternal nutrition and major socioeconomic variables. Methodology: Between October 1995 and November 1996 at Matlab, 675 women, at 5-7 months' gestation...
Effect of zinc and vitamin A supplementation in undernourished children with persistent diarrhoea in Bangladesh(abstract)Objective: Evaluate and compare the efficacy of vitamin A and/or zinc supplementation on the clinical course of persistent diarrhoea in Bangladeshi children. Methodology: A double-blind randomized, controlled trial was carried out ...
Trends in and determinants of infant mortality in rural BangladeshObjective: Study the trends in and determinants of infant mortality in rural Bangladesh. Methods: About 48,000 infants born during 1984-1990 were followed up for one year in the Demographic Surveillance Systems of three ICDDR,...
Factors influencing birth weight in a rural community of BangladeshObjective: Describe the characteristics of birth weights of children in rural Bangladesh. Methods: A cohort of newborn children with respiratory infections and diarrhoea was studied. A census was conducted in 10 villages of Mi...
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- de Francisco, A. 4
- Fuchs, G.J. 3
- Ali, M. 2
- Antelman, G. 2
- Arifeen, S.E. 2
- Baqui, A.H. 2
- Black, R.E. 2
- Chakraborty, J. 2
- Molla, A.M. 2
- Molla, Ayesha 2
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- Diarrhea, Infantile 6
- Child Nutrition 5
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- Group Processes 2
- Infant Mortality 2
- Vitamin A 2
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