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Publications of the Moment

Recognizing April 7, 2012 as
World Health Day
the BDRC provides
a list of recent developmental
publications related to
health issues in Bangladesh
  • Azziz-Baumgartner, E.; Alamgir, A. S. M.; Rahman, M.; Homaira, N.; Sohel, B. M.; Yushuf Sharker, M. A.;
    Uz Zaman, R.; Dee, J.; Gurley, E. S.; Al Mamun, A.; Mah-E-Muneer, S.; Fry, A. M.; Widdowson, M. -A. ;
    et al.(2012) Incidence of influenza-like illness and severe acute respiratory infection during three
    influenza seasons in Bangladesh, 2008-2010; Bulletin of the World Health Organization, Vol. 90, No. 1,
    pp. 12-19.
  • Azziz-Baumgartner, E.; Rahman, M.; Mamun, A. A.; Haider, M. S.; Zaman, R. U.; Karmakar, P. C.;
    Nasreen, S.; Mah-E-Muneer, S.; Homaira, N.; Goswami, D. R.; Ahmed, B. -N.; Husain, M. M.; Jamil, K.
    M.; Khatun, S.; et al.(2012) Early detection of pandemic (H1N1) 2009, Bangladesh; Emerging Infectious
    Diseases, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 146-149.
  • Cherry, N.; C. Mcdonald; and Z. Chowdhury(2012) Zinc in well water and infant mortality in Bangladesh:
    A report from gonoshasthaya kendra; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public
    Health, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 171-177.
  • Chisti, Mohammod J.; Trevor Duke; Colin F. Robertson; Tahmeed Ahmed; Abu S. G. Faruque; Hasan
    Ashraf; Sophie La Vincente; Pradip K. Bardhan; and Mohammed A. Salam(2012) Clinical predictors
    and outcome of hypoxaemia among under-five diarrhoeal children with or without pneumonia in an urban
    hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh; Tropical Medicine and International Health, Vol. 17, No. 1 (January), pp.
  • Gayen, T. K.; Gayen, K.; Raeside, R.; Elliott, L. (2012) Cohesive subgroups and drug user networks in
    Dhaka City, Bangladesh; Global Public Health, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 219-239.
  • Giasuddin, N. A.; Chowdhury, N. F.; Hashimoto, N.; Fujisawa, D.; Waheed, S. (2012) Pathways to
    psychiatric care in Bangladesh; Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, Vol. 47, No. 1
    (January), pp. 129-136.
  • Haque, U.; Hashizume, M.; Kolivras, K. N.; Overgaard, H. J.; Das, B.; Yamamoto, T. (2012) Reduced
    death rates from cyclones in Bangladesh: What more needs to be done?; Bulletin of the World Health
    Organization, Vol. 90, No. 2, pp. 150-156.
  • Islam, A. and P. Maitra(2012) Health shocks and consumption smoothing in rural households: Does
    microcredit have a role to play?; Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 97, No. 2 (March), pp. 232-
  • Kabir, I.; Khanam, M.; Agho, K. E.; Mihrshahi, S.; Dibley, M. J.; Roy, S. K. (2012) Determinants of
    inappropriate complementary feeding practices in infant and young children in Bangladesh: Secondary
    data analysis of Demographic Health Survey 2007; Maternal and Child Nutrition, Vol. 8 SUPPL. 1, pp.
  • Kabir, M. A.; Huq, M. N.; Al-Amm, A. Q.; Alam, G. M. (2012) Community participation on health and
    family planning programs in Bangladesh: The role of education and knowledge on HFP for plummeting
    pharmaceutical costing; International Journal of Pharmacology, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 10-20.
  • Khatun, S.; Akram Hussain, S. M.; Chowdhury, S.; Ferdous, J.; Hossain, F.; Begum, S. R.; Jahan, M.;
    Tabassum, S.; Khatun, S.; Fazlul Karim, A. B. M. (2012) Safety and immunogenicity profile of human
    papillomavirus-16/18 as04 adjuvant cervical cancer vaccine: A randomized controlled trial in healthy
    adolescent girls of Bangladesh; Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology, Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 36-41.
  • Kippler, M.; Tofail, F.; Gardner, R.; Rahman, A.; Hamadani, J.; Bottai, M.; Vahter, M. (2012) Maternal
    cadmium exposure during pregnancy and size at birth: A prospective cohort study; Environmental Health
    Perspectives, Vol. 120, No. 2, pp. 284-289.
  • Local Government Division, Ministry of Local Government, GoB(2012) Urban Primary Health Care
    Services Delivery Project; Manila, The Philippines: Asian Development Bank (ADB), Resettlement
    Framework (draft of April).
  • Milojevic, A.; Armstrong, B.; Hashizume, M.; McAllister, K.; Faruque, A.; Yunus, M.; Kim Streatfield, P.;
    Moji, K.; Wilkinson, P. (2012) Health effects of flooding in rural Bangladesh; Epidemiology, Vol. 23, No.
    1, pp. 107-115.
  • Minak, J.; Kabir, M.; Mahmud, I.; Liu, Y.; Liu, L.; Haque, R.; and W. A. Petri Jr(2012) Evaluation of rapid
    antigen point-of-care tests for detection of Giardia and Cryptosporidium species in human fecal
    specimens; Journal of Clinical Microbiology, Vol. 50, No. 1, pp. 154-156.
  • Mondal, D.; Minak, J.; Alam, M.; Liu, Y.; Dai, J.; Korpe, P.; Liu, L.; Haque, R.; and W. A. Petri Jr(2012)
    Contribution of enteric infection, altered intestinal barrier function, and maternal malnutrition to infant
    malnutrition in Bangladesh; Clinical Infectious Diseases, Vol. 54, No. 2, pp. 185-192.
  • Monira, S.; Haque, A.; Muhit, A.; Sarker, N. C.; Alam, A. H. M. K.; Rahman, A. A.; Khondkar, P. (2012)
    Antimicrobial, antioxidant and cytotoxic properties of Hypsizygus tessulatus cultivated in Bangladesh;
    Research Journal of Medicinal Plant, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 300-308.
  • Moniruzzaman, Monir(2012) "Living Cadavers" in Bangladesh: Bioviolence in the Human Organ Bazaar;
    Medical Anthropology Quarterly, Vol. 26, No, 1, pp. 69-91.
  • Pelletier, D. L.; Frongillo, E. A.; Gervais, S.; Hoey, L.; Menon, P.; Ngo, T.; Stoltzfus, R. J.; Ahmed, A. M.
    S.; Ahmed, T. (2012) Nutrition agenda setting, policy formulation and implementation: Lessons from the
    Mainstreaming Nutrition Initiative; Health Policy and Planning, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 19-31.
  • Poulos, C.; Riewpaiboon, A.; Stewart, J. F.; Clemens, J.; Guh, S.; Agtini, M.; Sur, D.; Islam, Z.; Lucas,
    M.; Whittington, D. (2012) Costs of illness due to endemic cholera; Epidemiology and Infection, Vol.
    140, No. 3, pp. 500-509.
  • Rahman, M. A.; Spurrier, N.; Mahmood, M. A.; Rahman, M.; Choudhury, S. R.; Leeder, S. (2012) Is there
    any association between use of smokeless tobacco products and coronary heart disease in
    Bangladesh?; PLoS ONE, Vol. 7, No. 1, Article No. e30584.
  • Rahman, M. I.; Salam, M. A.; Faisal Alam, K. M.; Begum, N. (2012) Evaluation of diagnostic indices of
    lectin antigen and anti-lectin antibodies in amebic liver abscess; Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences,
    Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 31-35.
  • World Bank (2012) Health, Nutrition, and Population Sector Development Program Project;
    Washington, DC, USA: World Bank, Procurement Plan, No. 66511 (January).