Fahmida Tofail

Summary

Affiliation: International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research
Country: Bangladesh

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Pre- and postnatal arsenic exposure and child development at 18 months of age: a cohort study in rural Bangladesh
    Jena D Hamadani
    International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1206-16. 2010
  2. doi request reprint The mental development and behavior of low-birth-weight Bangladeshi infants from an urban low-income community
    F Tofail
    Child Development Unit, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:237-43. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Psychosocial stimulation benefits development in nonanemic children but not in anemic, iron-deficient children
    Fahmida Tofail
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Nutr 143:885-93. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Supplementation of fish-oil and soy-oil during pregnancy and psychomotor development of infants
    Fahmida Tofail
    Clinical Sciences Division, ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:48-56. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of prenatal food and micronutrient supplementation on infant development: a randomized trial from the Maternal and Infant Nutrition Interventions, Matlab (MINIMat) study
    Fahmida Tofail
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:704-11. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Immunization with the heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in Bangladeshi infants and effects of zinc supplementation
    Saskia J M Osendarp
    ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Vaccine 25:3347-54. 2007
  7. pmc Use of family care indicators and their relationship with child development in Bangladesh
    Jena D Hamadani
    ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 28:23-33. 2010
  8. pmc Effect of arsenic exposure during pregnancy on infant development at 7 months in rural Matlab, Bangladesh
    Fahmida Tofail
    Child Development Unit, Clinical Sciences Division and Public Health Sciences Division, International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Environ Health Perspect 117:288-93. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Integrating early child development programs into health and nutrition services in Bangladesh: benefits and challenges
    Jena Derakhshani Hamadani
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1308:192-203. 2014
  10. pmc Pre- and postnatal arsenic exposure and body size to 2 years of age: a cohort study in rural Bangladesh
    Kuntal K Saha
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1208-14. 2012

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Pre- and postnatal arsenic exposure and child development at 18 months of age: a cohort study in rural Bangladesh
    Jena D Hamadani
    International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1206-16. 2010
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  2. doi request reprint The mental development and behavior of low-birth-weight Bangladeshi infants from an urban low-income community
    F Tofail
    Child Development Unit, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:237-43. 2012
    ..We aimed to compare mental and psychomotor development and behavior of LBW Bangladeshi infants with those of normal-birth-weight (NBW) infants...
  3. doi request reprint Psychosocial stimulation benefits development in nonanemic children but not in anemic, iron-deficient children
    Fahmida Tofail
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Nutr 143:885-93. 2013
    ..In addition to iron treatment, children with IDA may require more intense or longer interventions than NANI children...
  4. ncbi request reprint Supplementation of fish-oil and soy-oil during pregnancy and psychomotor development of infants
    Fahmida Tofail
    Clinical Sciences Division, ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:48-56. 2006
    ..It may, therefore, be concluded that supplementation of fish-oil during the last trimester of pregnancy does not have any added benefit over supplementation of soy-oil on the development or behaviour of infants in this population...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of prenatal food and micronutrient supplementation on infant development: a randomized trial from the Maternal and Infant Nutrition Interventions, Matlab (MINIMat) study
    Fahmida Tofail
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:704-11. 2008
    ..Few data exist for the effects of multiple micronutrient (MM) or food supplementation to undernourished pregnant women on their offsprings' development...
  6. ncbi request reprint Immunization with the heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in Bangladeshi infants and effects of zinc supplementation
    Saskia J M Osendarp
    ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Vaccine 25:3347-54. 2007
    ..Zinc deficiency is known to impair immunologic functions. However, the effect of zinc supplementation on immune response to polysaccharide vaccines is not known...
  7. pmc Use of family care indicators and their relationship with child development in Bangladesh
    Jena D Hamadani
    ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 28:23-33. 2010
    ..The FCI is promising as a survey-based indicator of the quality of children's home environment...
  8. pmc Effect of arsenic exposure during pregnancy on infant development at 7 months in rural Matlab, Bangladesh
    Fahmida Tofail
    Child Development Unit, Clinical Sciences Division and Public Health Sciences Division, International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Environ Health Perspect 117:288-93. 2009
    ..Exposure to arsenic-contaminated drinking water during pregnancy is associated with low birth weight and fetal loss, and there is concern that the infants' development may be affected...
  9. doi request reprint Integrating early child development programs into health and nutrition services in Bangladesh: benefits and challenges
    Jena Derakhshani Hamadani
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1308:192-203. 2014
    ..Suggestions are made on measures to overcome the implementation problems and on suitable methods to establish high-quality ECD programs in Bangladesh and in other low- and middle-income countries. ..
  10. pmc Pre- and postnatal arsenic exposure and body size to 2 years of age: a cohort study in rural Bangladesh
    Kuntal K Saha
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1208-14. 2012
    ..Exposure to arsenic via drinking water has been associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes and infant morbidity and mortality. Little is known, however, about the effects of arsenic on child growth...
  11. ncbi request reprint The effect of zinc supplementation during pregnancy on immune response to Hib and BCG vaccines in Bangladesh
    Saskia J M Osendarp
    ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Trop Pediatr 52:316-23. 2006
    ..Zinc supplementation during pregnancy did not enhance immune response to Hib-conjugate vaccine but there was a suggestion of improved delayed hypersensitivity immune responses to BCG-vaccine in Bangladeshi LBW infants...
  12. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of mothers' reports of language development in 1-year-old children in a large-scale survey in Bangladesh
    Jena D Hamadani
    International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh
    Food Nutr Bull 31:S198-206. 2010
    ..However, there is a lack of suitable instruments with established validity...
  13. doi request reprint The relation between age of attainment of motor milestones and future cognitive and motor development in Bangladeshi children
    Jena Derakhshani Hamadani
    Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, 1212, Bangladesh
    Matern Child Nutr 9:89-104. 2013
    ..Milestone age of attainment may not be sensitive enough to be used as an indicator of later IQ...
  14. pmc Early-life cadmium exposure and child development in 5-year-old girls and boys: a cohort study in rural Bangladesh
    Maria Kippler
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1462-8. 2012
    ..Cadmium is a commonly occurring toxic food contaminant, but health consequences of early-life exposure are poorly understood...
  15. ncbi request reprint Short-term supplementation with zinc and vitamin A has no significant effect on the growth of undernourished Bangladeshi children
    Mohammad M Rahman
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:87-91. 2002
    ..Several vitamin A supplementation trials have failed to improve the growth rate in children. Addition of zinc to vitamin A might result in enhanced growth...