Population sciences conference papers
17 publications available
Objective: Describe the types, patterns and use of antenatal care (ANC) in an urban area of Dhaka city. Methodology: A community-based study of antenatal care-seeking behaviour was conducted during February-June 1996. A sample ...
Objective: Study the prevalence of chronic energy deficiency (CED) in the elderly population of Matlab and its associaiion with different socioeconoraic status indicators. Methodology: Socioeconomic and anthropometric measurements of 626 ind...
Objective: Assess the effect of women-focused development programme on the nutritional status of women measured by the body mass index (3ml). Methodology: Anthropometric measurements and socioeconomic information of 1,597 women aged 15-...
Objective: Assess differences in awareness about ongoing health promotion campaigns among urban women. Methodology: Sociodemographic information and data on awareness of recent health promotion campaigns were collected from respondents in th...
Objective: Estimate the relative importance of perinatal transmission of hepatitis B in Bangladesh. Methodology: Paired-serum samples (330 mothers and their 334 infants) were tested for hepatitis B markers in a cross-sectional study....
Objective: Assess the complications experienced and subsequent care-seeking behaviour of rural women and their knowledge about the complications of pregnancy and childbirth. Methodology: A structured questionnaire was used for interviewing 2...
Objective: Assess the pattern of neonatal morbidity and subsequent care-seeking behaviour in rural Bangladesh. Methodology: Data were collected from 3,030 women who had livebirths between May 1995 and February 1997 in two rural...
Objective: Describe the extent of immunization coverage in the urban slum of Zone 3 of the Dhaka City Corporation, and identify the factors contributing to the low immunization coverage. Methodology: Childhood immunization coverage...
Objectives: Compare the clinical outcome(s) of treatment of cholera in children with ampicillin, erythromycin, and tetracycline. Methodology: In a double-blind randomized 4-cell trial, 184 children aged 1-5 years whose weight-for-age was...
Objective: Assess the decline of measles antibody, passively acquired from the mother, in infants from birth to nine months of age, and determine the age at which maternal measles antibody declines markedly, making infants susc...
Bangladesh-Australia child health project: a child-to-child and child-to-parent approach for nutrition and health educationObjective: Evaluate the Child-to-Child and Child-to-Parent approach for message communication. This approach was used by the Bangladesh-Australia Child Health (BACH) Project to disseminate health and nutrition education, with special emphasis on...
Objective: Determine the nature of arsenic contamination in drinking water in Bangladesh. Methodology- Fhis ptchtmnury study w*» condut^J (luring July August 1997, A cco^acctioi^l survey wsf c^r ried out to collect information...
Objective: Estimate the direct medical-care costs associated with diabetes, and indicate how the medical-care costs increased with the progression of the disease from the initial stage. Methodology: This study was based on the ...
Objective: Investigate the demographic, socioeconomic and cultural factors associated with safe delivery practices in rural Bangladesh. Methodology: Data were drawn from a cross-sectional survey conducted in six rural subdistricts of Banglad...
Objective: Investigate the factors regarding health of mother and children associated with teenage pregnancy and the consequences of pregnancy for these women who gave birth by their teenage. Methodology: Data for this study c...
Publications in this collection
- Ahmed, Shameem 3
- Barkat-e-Khuda 2
- Bhuiya, Abbas 2
- Islam, Ariful 2
- Rasheed, Sabrina 2
- Roy, S.K. 2
- Ahmed, Shafiul A. 1
- Ahmed, Shamcem 1
- Akhtar, Masuda 1
- Alam, N. 1
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- Bangladesh 10
- Pregnancy 2
- Women 2
- Women's Health 2
- Arsenic 1
- Arsenic contamination 1
- Australia 1
- Birth care 1
- Child 1
- Child Care 1
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