Affiliation: International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research
- An improved tool for household faeces management in rural Bangladeshi communitiesRebeca 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...
- Backyard poultry raising in Bangladesh: a valued resource for the villagers and a setting for zoonotic transmission of avian influenza. A qualitative studyR 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...
- Bangladeshi backyard poultry raisers' perceptions and practices related to zoonotic transmission of avian influenzaRebeca 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...
- Use of infrared camera to understand bats' access to date palm sap: implications for preventing Nipah virus transmissionM 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...
- Family and community concerns about post-mortem needle biopsies in a Muslim societyEmily 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...
- Social ecological analysis of an outbreak of pufferfish egg poisoning in a coastal area of BangladeshM Saiful Islam
International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:498-503. 2011....
- Date palm sap collection: exploring opportunities to prevent Nipah transmissionNazmun 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...
- Exploring pig raising in Bangladesh: implications for public health interventionsNazmun 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...
- Pig illnesses and epidemics: a qualitative study on perceptions and practices of pig raisers in BangladeshNazmun 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...
- Fatal outbreak from consuming Xanthium strumarium seedlings during time of food scarcity in northeastern BangladeshEmily 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...