A Bhuiya

Summary

Affiliation: International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research
Country: Bangladesh

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Beneficial effects of a woman-focused development programme on child survival: evidence from rural Bangladesh
    Abbas Bhuiya
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Research ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Soc Sci Med 55:1553-60. 2002
  2. pmc Causes of neonatal and maternal deaths in Dhaka slums: implications for service delivery
    Fatema Khatun
    ICDDR, B, 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    BMC Public Health 12:84. 2012
  3. pmc The health workforce crisis in Bangladesh: shortage, inappropriate skill-mix and inequitable distribution
    Syed Masud Ahmed
    Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Hum Resour Health 9:3. 2011
  4. pmc Effectiveness of an integrated approach to reduce perinatal mortality: recent experiences from Matlab, Bangladesh
    Anisur Rahman
    Centre for Reproductive Health, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    BMC Public Health 11:914. 2011
  5. pmc Using formative research to develop MNCH programme in urban slums in Bangladesh: experiences from MANOSHI, BRAC
    Syed Masud Ahmed
    Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    BMC Public Health 10:663. 2010
  6. pmc Observed hand cleanliness and other measures of handwashing behavior in rural Bangladesh
    Amal K Halder
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    BMC Public Health 10:545. 2010
  7. pmc Are 'Village Doctors' in Bangladesh a curse or a blessing?
    Shehrin S Mahmood
    Social and Behavioural Sciences Unit, Public Health Sciences Division, ICDDR, B GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000 Bangladesh
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 10:18. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Marital disruption: determinants and consequences on the lives of women in a rural area of Bangladesh
    Abbas Bhuiya
    Social and Behavioural Sciences Unit, ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 23:82-94. 2005
  9. pmc Performance of the lot quality assurance sampling method compared to surveillance for identifying inadequately-performing areas in Matlab, Bangladesh
    Abbas Bhuiya
    Social and Behavioural Sciences Unit, ICDDR, B GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:37-46. 2007
  10. pmc A multidimensional approach to measure poverty in rural Bangladesh
    Abbas Bhuiya
    ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:134-45. 2007

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Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Beneficial effects of a woman-focused development programme on child survival: evidence from rural Bangladesh
    Abbas Bhuiya
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Research ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Soc Sci Med 55:1553-60. 2002
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  2. pmc Causes of neonatal and maternal deaths in Dhaka slums: implications for service delivery
    Fatema Khatun
    ICDDR, B, 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    BMC Public Health 12:84. 2012
    ..This paper reports the causes of maternal and neonatal deaths in slums and discusses the implications of those deaths for Maternal Neonatal and Child Health service delivery...
  3. pmc The health workforce crisis in Bangladesh: shortage, inappropriate skill-mix and inequitable distribution
    Syed Masud Ahmed
    Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Hum Resour Health 9:3. 2011
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  4. pmc Effectiveness of an integrated approach to reduce perinatal mortality: recent experiences from Matlab, Bangladesh
    Anisur Rahman
    Centre for Reproductive Health, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    BMC Public Health 11:914. 2011
    ..We evaluated the effect of packaged interventions given in pregnancy, delivery and post-partum periods through integration of community- and facility-based services on perinatal mortality...
  5. pmc Using formative research to develop MNCH programme in urban slums in Bangladesh: experiences from MANOSHI, BRAC
    Syed Masud Ahmed
    Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    BMC Public Health 10:663. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc Observed hand cleanliness and other measures of handwashing behavior in rural Bangladesh
    Amal K Halder
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    BMC Public Health 10:545. 2010
    ..We analyzed data from the baseline assessment of a large intervention project to describe typical handwashing practices in rural Bangladesh, and compare measures of hand cleanliness with household characteristics...
  7. pmc Are 'Village Doctors' in Bangladesh a curse or a blessing?
    Shehrin S Mahmood
    Social and Behavioural Sciences Unit, Public Health Sciences Division, ICDDR, B GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000 Bangladesh
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 10:18. 2010
    ..To understand the issues related to shortage of health workforce and healthcare provision, this paper investigates the role of various healthcare providers in provision of health services in Chakaria, a remote rural area in Bangladesh...
  8. ncbi request reprint Marital disruption: determinants and consequences on the lives of women in a rural area of Bangladesh
    Abbas Bhuiya
    Social and Behavioural Sciences Unit, ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 23:82-94. 2005
    ..The findings clearly indicate the need for broad-based social development programmes for women, especially to enhance their education to reduce their vulnerability to marital instability and its consequences...
  9. pmc Performance of the lot quality assurance sampling method compared to surveillance for identifying inadequately-performing areas in Matlab, Bangladesh
    Abbas Bhuiya
    Social and Behavioural Sciences Unit, ICDDR, B GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:37-46. 2007
    ..It was also observed that the field managers could be trained to apply the LQAS method in monitoring their performance in reaching the target population...
  10. pmc A multidimensional approach to measure poverty in rural Bangladesh
    Abbas Bhuiya
    ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:134-45. 2007
    ..8% in Chakaria, 1.4% in Matlab, and 3.7% in other rural areas). This instrument will also prove itself invaluable in assessing the individual effects of poverty-alleviation programmes or policies on all these different dimensions...
  11. pmc Action monitoring for equity and gender in health
    Abbas Bhuiya
    Public Health Sciences Division, ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 26:378-83. 2008
    ..The study on equity and health deals with various interlocking issues, and the examples and views presented in this paper intend to introduce their importance in designing and managing health and development programmes...
  12. pmc Three methods to monitor utilization of healthcare services by the poor
    Abbas Bhuiya
    Social and Behvioural Sciences Unit, Public Health Sciences Division, ICDDR, B, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Int J Equity Health 8:29. 2009
    ..This paper demonstrates that with some extra efforts community and facility based data at the lower level can be used to monitor utilization of healthcare services by the poor...
  13. ncbi request reprint Nature of domestic violence against women in a rural area of Bangladesh: implication for preventive interventions
    Abbas Bhuiya
    Social and Behavioural Sciences Unit, ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 21:48-54. 2003
    ..The paper discusses the possibility of community-centred interventions by raising awareness about the violation of human rights issues and other legal and psychological consequences to prevent domestic violence against women...
  14. ncbi request reprint Ordeal of women for induced abortion in a rural area of Bangladesh
    A Bhuiya
    ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 19:281-90. 2001
    ..Limited access to safe abortion services, together with an absence of social support, put women in a life-threatening situation. Prevention of unwanted pregnancies and access to safe abortion services are needed to improve the situation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Gender inequality and severe malnutrition among children in a remote rural area of Bangladesh
    K K Choudhury
    Public Health Sciences Division, ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 18:123-30. 2000
    ..The persistence of such a gender discrimination now when the country has achieved a lot in terms of child survival is striking. The issue is important and demands appropriate corrective actions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Battered bodies & shattered minds: violence against women in Bangladesh
    Tania Wahed
    Social and Behavioural Sciences Unit, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Indian J Med Res 126:341-54. 2007
    ..The high acceptability of violence within society acts as a deterrent for legal redress. Effective strategies for the prevention of violence should involve public awareness campaigns and community-based networks to support victims...
  17. doi request reprint Household characteristics associated with handwashing with soap in rural Bangladesh
    Stephen P Luby
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:882-7. 2009
    ..3, 3.4) were associated with washing both hands with soap after fecal contact. Interventions that improve the presence of water and soap at the designated place to wash hands would be expected to improve handwashing behavior and health...
  18. pmc 'Semen contains vitality and heredity, not germs': seminal discourse in the AIDS era
    Sharful Islam Khan
    Social and Behavioural Sciences Unit, Public Health Sciences Division, ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:426-37. 2006
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Men who have sex with men's sexual relations with women in Bangladesh
    Sharful Islam Khan
    Social and Behavioural Sciences Unit, Public Health Sciences Division, ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, Bangladesh
    Cult Health Sex 7:159-69. 2005
    ..Thus, challenges exist to undertaking sexual health promotion and HIV/AIDS prevention in culturally sensitive ways...
  20. pmc Prevalence of arsenic exposure and skin lesions. A population based survey in Matlab, Bangladesh
    Mahfuzar Rahman
    ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:242-8. 2006
    ..To assess prevalence of arsenic exposure through drinking water and skin lesions, and their variation by geographical area, age, sex, and socioeconomic conditions...
  21. ncbi request reprint Physical violence by husbands: magnitude, disclosure and help-seeking behavior of women in Bangladesh
    Ruchira Tabassum Naved
    ICDDR, B Center for Health and Population Research, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Soc Sci Med 62:2917-29. 2006
    ..The findings show that although providing appropriate services is absolutely necessary, it is also important to foster the use of such services and to help women overcome the barriers for accessing these services...
  22. ncbi request reprint Safer sex or pleasurable sex? Rethinking condom use in the AIDS era
    Sharful Islam Khan
    Social and Behavioral Sciences Unit, ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, Bangladesh, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Sex Health 1:217-25. 2004
    ..Condom use in Bangladesh is low despite nationwide family planning initiatives and HIV interventions...
  23. ncbi request reprint Application of the capture-recapture method for estimating number of mobile male sex workers in a port city of Bangladesh
    Sharful Islam Khan
    School of International, Cultural and Community Studies, Edith Cowan University, Western Australia
    J Health Popul Nutr 22:19-26. 2004
    ..The limitation of this method can be minimized by shortening the time gap between surveys, creating an enabling environment to encounter harassment of MSWs, and offering safety to peer-staff...
  24. ncbi request reprint Immunization divide: who do get vaccinated in Bangladesh?
    A Mushtaque R Chowdhury
    Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 21:193-204. 2003
    ..Managers of immunization programmes must realize that only through removal of such disparities among groups will overall coverage be increased. Affirmative actions in targeting could be effective in reaching such groups...
  25. ncbi request reprint Family-planning services in a low-performing rural area of Bangladesh: insights from field observations
    S M Hanifi
    Social and Behavioural Sciences Programme, Public Health Sciences Division, ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 19:209-14. 2001
    ..The efficiency of the programme needs to be improved to meet the demand for family-planning methods in Chakaria, Bangladesh...
  26. doi request reprint Smoking has declined but not for all: findings from a study in a rural area of Bangladesh
    S M A Hanifi
    Social and Behavioural Sciences Unit, Public Health Sciences Division, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Asia Pac J Public Health 23:662-71. 2011
    ..Interventions to prevent smoking need to be designed such that they are effective in disadvantaged groups and do not contribute to widening of socioeconomic inequalities in smoking prevalence and tobacco-related ill health and death...
  27. ncbi request reprint Gender, socioeconomic development and health-seeking behaviour in Bangladesh
    S M Ahmed
    BRAC Research anid Evaluation Division, BRAC Centre, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Soc Sci Med 51:361-71. 2000
    ..The policy and programmatic implications of between group and gender differences in care seeking are discussed with reference to the literature...
  28. pmc Sociodemographic characteristics of tobacco consumers in a rural area of Bangladesh
    Kaneta Choudhury
    Social and Behavioural Sciences Unit, Public Health Sciences Division, ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:456-64. 2007
    ..Only aggressive anti-tobacco programmes on various fronts may salvage the vulnerable groups from the menace of tobacco consumption in Bangladesh...
  29. ncbi request reprint Measuring perceived health outcomes in non-western culture: does SF-36 have a place?
    Syed Masud Ahmed
    Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC, BRAC Centre, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 20:334-42. 2002
    ..Age, education, and poverty were important determinants of perceived health status. SF-36 proved to be a useful tool for self-assessment of health status and group comparison when properly modified for cross-cultural adaptation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Policy of universal salt iodization in Bangladesh: do coastal people benefit?
    S Rasheed
    Social and Behavioural Sciences Programme, Public Health Sciences Division, ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 19:66-72. 2001
    ..Understanding of the prevalent situation will allow the policy-makers to take measures to improve the situation in the salt-producing areas...
  31. ncbi request reprint Global Equity Gauge Alliance: reflections on early experiences
    David McCoy
    Medact, 601 Holloway Road, London N19 4DJ, UK
    J Health Popul Nutr 21:273-87. 2003
    ..Sustainability of this promising experiment depends, in part, on adequate resources but also on the ability to attract and develop talented leadership...
  32. ncbi request reprint Changing health-seeking behaviour in Matlab, Bangladesh: do development interventions matter?
    Syed Masud Ahmed
    Division of Internal Health, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Instute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Health Policy Plan 18:306-15. 2003
    ..The provision of pharmaceutical training to the full spectrum of health care providers is also recommended...
  33. ncbi request reprint The survival benefit of measles immunization may not be explained entirely by the prevention of measles disease: a community study from rural Bangladesh
    Peter Aaby
    Department of Epidemiology Research, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Statens Seruminstitut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 32:106-16. 2003
    ..To examine whether the reduction in childhood mortality after immunization can be explained by the prevention of measles and its long-term effects...
  34. ncbi request reprint Making health systems more equitable
    Davidson R Gwatkin
    Lancet 364:1273-80. 2004
    ....
  35. pmc Community development and its impact on health: South Asian experience
    S M Moazzem Hossain
    MCHC Section, UNICEF, Saudi Pak Tower, Blue Area, Islamabad, Pakistan
    BMJ 328:830-3. 2004
  36. ncbi request reprint Inequity in health: let's not live with it
    Abbas Bhuiya
    J Health Popul Nutr 21:165-7. 2003