Rebeca Sultana

Summary

Affiliation: International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research
Country: Bangladesh

Publications

  1. doi request reprint An improved tool for household faeces management in rural Bangladeshi communities
    Rebeca Sultana
    Center for Communicable Diseases, ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Trop Med Int Health 18:854-60. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Backyard poultry raising in Bangladesh: a valued resource for the villagers and a setting for zoonotic transmission of avian influenza. A qualitative study
    R Sultana
    Center for Communicable Diseases, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Rural Remote Health 12:1927. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Bangladeshi backyard poultry raisers' perceptions and practices related to zoonotic transmission of avian influenza
    Rebeca Sultana
    Center for Communicable Diseases, ICCDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Infect Dev Ctries 6:156-65. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Piloting the use of indigenous methods to prevent Nipah virus infection by interrupting bats' access to date palm sap in Bangladesh
    Nazmun Nahar
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Mohakhali, Post Box128, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Health Promot Int 28:378-86. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Use of infrared camera to understand bats' access to date palm sap: implications for preventing Nipah virus transmission
    M Salah Uddin Khan
    PIDVS, HSID, ICDDR, B, 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sharani, Mohakhali, 1212 Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Ecohealth 7:517-25. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Family caregivers in public tertiary care hospitals in Bangladesh: risks and opportunities for infection control
    M Saiful Islam
    Centre for Communicable Diseases, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 42:305-10. 2014
  7. ncbi request reprint Exploring pig raising in Bangladesh: implications for public health interventions
    Nazmun Nahar
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Vet Ital 49:7-17. 2013
  8. pmc Family and community concerns about post-mortem needle biopsies in a Muslim society
    Emily S Gurley
    GPO 128, International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Bangladesh, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    BMC Med Ethics 12:10. 2011
  9. pmc Social ecological analysis of an outbreak of pufferfish egg poisoning in a coastal area of Bangladesh
    M Saiful Islam
    International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:498-503. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Date palm sap collection: exploring opportunities to prevent Nipah transmission
    Nazmun Nahar
    Programme on Infectious Diseases and Vaccine Sciences PIDVS, Health Systems and Infectious Diseases Division HSID, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Ecohealth 7:196-203. 2010

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint An improved tool for household faeces management in rural Bangladeshi communities
    Rebeca Sultana
    Center for Communicable Diseases, ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Trop Med Int Health 18:854-60. 2013
    ..To explore child defecation and faeces management practices in rural Bangladesh with the aim to redesign and pilot a tool to facilitate removal and disposal of faeces...
  2. ncbi request reprint Backyard poultry raising in Bangladesh: a valued resource for the villagers and a setting for zoonotic transmission of avian influenza. A qualitative study
    R Sultana
    Center for Communicable Diseases, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Rural Remote Health 12:1927. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to understand why people raise backyard poultry and to characterize people's regular interaction with their poultry...
  3. ncbi request reprint Bangladeshi backyard poultry raisers' perceptions and practices related to zoonotic transmission of avian influenza
    Rebeca Sultana
    Center for Communicable Diseases, ICCDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Infect Dev Ctries 6:156-65. 2012
    ..This paper explores the perception of Bangladeshi backyard poultry raisers regarding poultry sickness and zoonotic disease transmission and relevant practices...
  4. doi request reprint Piloting the use of indigenous methods to prevent Nipah virus infection by interrupting bats' access to date palm sap in Bangladesh
    Nazmun Nahar
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Mohakhali, Post Box128, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Health Promot Int 28:378-86. 2013
    ..Further studies should explore its ability to prevent bats from accessing date palm sap and assess if its use produces more or better quality sap, which would provide further incentives to make it more acceptable for its regular use. ..
  5. doi request reprint Use of infrared camera to understand bats' access to date palm sap: implications for preventing Nipah virus transmission
    M Salah Uddin Khan
    PIDVS, HSID, ICDDR, B, 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sharani, Mohakhali, 1212 Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Ecohealth 7:517-25. 2010
    ..Efforts that prevent bat access to the shaved surface and the sap stream of the tree could reduce Nipah spillovers to the human population...
  6. ncbi request reprint Family caregivers in public tertiary care hospitals in Bangladesh: risks and opportunities for infection control
    M Saiful Islam
    Centre for Communicable Diseases, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 42:305-10. 2014
    ..Family caregivers are integral to patient care in Bangladeshi public hospitals. This study explored family caregivers' activities and their perceptions and practices related to disease transmission and prevention in public hospitals...
  7. ncbi request reprint Exploring pig raising in Bangladesh: implications for public health interventions
    Nazmun Nahar
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Vet Ital 49:7-17. 2013
    ..Interventions that offer social support to reduce stigma and highlight economic benefits of disease control might interest of pig raisers in accepting interventions targeting pig borne zoonoses...
  8. pmc Family and community concerns about post-mortem needle biopsies in a Muslim society
    Emily S Gurley
    GPO 128, International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Bangladesh, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    BMC Med Ethics 12:10. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to better understand family and community concerns and decision-making about post-mortem needle biopsies in this low-income, predominantly Muslim country in order to design an informed consent process...
  9. pmc Social ecological analysis of an outbreak of pufferfish egg poisoning in a coastal area of Bangladesh
    M Saiful Islam
    International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:498-503. 2011
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  10. doi request reprint Date palm sap collection: exploring opportunities to prevent Nipah transmission
    Nazmun Nahar
    Programme on Infectious Diseases and Vaccine Sciences PIDVS, Health Systems and Infectious Diseases Division HSID, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Ecohealth 7:196-203. 2010
    ..Further studies to explore the effectiveness of these methods and to motivate gachhis to invest their time and money to use them could reduce the risk of human Nipah infection in Bangladesh...
  11. pmc Infrastructure and contamination of the physical environment in three Bangladeshi hospitals: putting infection control into context
    Nadia Ali Rimi
    Centre for Communicable Diseases, ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS ONE 9:e89085. 2014
    ..This paper describes the physical structure and environmental contamination in selected hospital wards in three government hospitals in Bangladesh...
  12. ncbi request reprint Poultry slaughtering practices in rural communities of bangladesh and risk of avian influenza transmission: a qualitative study
    Nadia Ali Rimi
    Center for Communicable Diseases CCD, ICDDR, B, 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sharani, Mohakhali, GPO Box 128, Dhaka, 1212, Bangladesh
    Ecohealth 11:83-93. 2014
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  13. ncbi request reprint Pig illnesses and epidemics: a qualitative study on perceptions and practices of pig raisers in Bangladesh
    Nazmun Nahar
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Vet Ital 48:157-65. 2012
    ..A better surveillance system for pig diseases would provide an opportunity to identify the transmission of diseases, determine whether they pose a risk to humans, or whether they contribute to the emergence of diseases...
  14. pmc Fatal outbreak from consuming Xanthium strumarium seedlings during time of food scarcity in northeastern Bangladesh
    Emily S Gurley
    Programme on Infectious Diseases and Vaccine Sciences, International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS ONE 5:e9756. 2010
    ..An outbreak characterized by vomiting and rapid progression to unconsciousness and death was reported in Sylhet Distrct in northeastern Bangladesh following destructive monsoon floods in November 2007...