Lars Ake Persson

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Affiliation: Uppsala University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Children's right of survival--vulnerable status in spite of progress]
    Lars Ake Persson
    Institutionen for kvinnors och barns halsa, Uppsala universitet
    Lakartidningen 101:574-7. 2004
  2. pmc Early infections are associated with increased risk for celiac disease: an incident case-referent study
    Anna Myléus
    Epidemiology and Global Health, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    BMC Pediatr 12:194. 2012
  3. pmc Intimate partner violence and early child growth: a community-based cohort study in Nicaragua
    Mariano Salazar
    Center for Demography and Health Research, Nicaraguan National Autonomous University, Leon, Nicaragua
    BMC Pediatr 12:82. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Effects of prenatal micronutrient and early food supplementation on maternal hemoglobin, birth weight, and infant mortality among children in Bangladesh: the MINIMat randomized trial
    Lars Ake Persson
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, International Maternal and Child Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    JAMA 307:2050-9. 2012
  5. pmc An effectiveness study of an integrated, community-based package for maternal, newborn, child and HIV care in South Africa: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Mark Tomlinson
    Department of Psychology, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, Matieland, South Africa
    Trials 12:236. 2011
  6. pmc Evidence-based practice in neonatal health: knowledge among primary health care staff in northern Viet Nam
    Leif Eriksson
    International Maternal and Child Health, Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Hum Resour Health 7:36. 2009
  7. pmc Tracking progress towards equitable child survival in a Nicaraguan community: neonatal mortality challenges to meet the MDG 4
    Wilton Pérez
    Health and Demographic Research Centre, CIDS, National Autonomous University, Leon, Nicaragua, UNAN
    BMC Public Health 11:455. 2011
  8. pmc Implementing knowledge into practice for improved neonatal survival; a cluster-randomised, community-based trial in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam
    Lars Wallin
    Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Division of Nursing, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:239. 2011
  9. pmc Effects of prenatal food and micronutrient supplementation on child growth from birth to 54 months of age: a randomized trial in Bangladesh
    Ashraful Islam Khan
    International Maternal and Child Health, Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Nutr J 10:134. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Maternal multiple micronutrient supplementation has limited impact on micronutrient status of Bangladeshi infants compared with standard iron and folic acid supplementation
    Hanna Eneroth
    International Maternal and Child Health, Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Nutr 140:618-24. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint [Children's right of survival--vulnerable status in spite of progress]
    Lars Ake Persson
    Institutionen for kvinnors och barns halsa, Uppsala universitet
    Lakartidningen 101:574-7. 2004
  2. pmc Early infections are associated with increased risk for celiac disease: an incident case-referent study
    Anna Myléus
    Epidemiology and Global Health, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    BMC Pediatr 12:194. 2012
    ..We present data on the possible association between early infectious episodes and celiac disease, including their possible contribution to the Swedish celiac disease epidemic...
  3. pmc Intimate partner violence and early child growth: a community-based cohort study in Nicaragua
    Mariano Salazar
    Center for Demography and Health Research, Nicaraguan National Autonomous University, Leon, Nicaragua
    BMC Pediatr 12:82. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Effects of prenatal micronutrient and early food supplementation on maternal hemoglobin, birth weight, and infant mortality among children in Bangladesh: the MINIMat randomized trial
    Lars Ake Persson
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, International Maternal and Child Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    JAMA 307:2050-9. 2012
    ..Nutritional insult in fetal life and small size at birth are common in low-income countries and are associated with serious health consequences...
  5. pmc An effectiveness study of an integrated, community-based package for maternal, newborn, child and HIV care in South Africa: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Mark Tomlinson
    Department of Psychology, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, Matieland, South Africa
    Trials 12:236. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Evidence-based practice in neonatal health: knowledge among primary health care staff in northern Viet Nam
    Leif Eriksson
    International Maternal and Child Health, Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Hum Resour Health 7:36. 2009
    ..Primary health care staff knowledge regarding neonatal health is scarce. This is a factor that is possible to influence and should be considered in future efforts for improving the neonatal health situation in Viet Nam...
  7. pmc Tracking progress towards equitable child survival in a Nicaraguan community: neonatal mortality challenges to meet the MDG 4
    Wilton Pérez
    Health and Demographic Research Centre, CIDS, National Autonomous University, Leon, Nicaragua, UNAN
    BMC Public Health 11:455. 2011
    ..Despite this progress, neonatal mortality has not showed same progress. The aim of this study is to analyse trends and social differentials in neonatal and under-five mortality in a Nicaraguan community from 1970 to 2005...
  8. pmc Implementing knowledge into practice for improved neonatal survival; a cluster-randomised, community-based trial in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam
    Lars Wallin
    Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Division of Nursing, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:239. 2011
    ....
  9. pmc Effects of prenatal food and micronutrient supplementation on child growth from birth to 54 months of age: a randomized trial in Bangladesh
    Ashraful Islam Khan
    International Maternal and Child Health, Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Nutr J 10:134. 2011
    ..The hypothesis was that prenatal MMS and early invitation to food supplementation would increase physical growth in the offspring during 0-54 months and a combination of these interventions would further improve these outcomes...
  10. doi request reprint Maternal multiple micronutrient supplementation has limited impact on micronutrient status of Bangladeshi infants compared with standard iron and folic acid supplementation
    Hanna Eneroth
    International Maternal and Child Health, Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Nutr 140:618-24. 2010
    ..046). There were no other differential effects according to food or micronutrient supplementation groups. We conclude that maternal multiple micronutrient supplementation may have a beneficial effect on vitamin B-12 status in infancy...
  11. pmc Spatial patterns of fetal loss and infant death in an arsenic-affected area in Bangladesh
    Nazmul Sohel
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, International Maternal and Child Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Int J Health Geogr 9:53. 2010
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Spatial modelling of individual arsenic exposure via well water: evaluation of arsenic in urine, main water source and influence of neighbourhood water sources in rural Bangladesh
    Nazmul Sohel
    International Maternal and Child Health IMCH, Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Environ Monit 12:1341-8. 2010
    ..A suitable way of estimating an individual's past exposure to arsenic in this rural setting, where influence of neighbouring water sources was minimal, was to consider the reported main source of drinking water...
  13. pmc Effect of Facilitation of Local Maternal-and-Newborn Stakeholder Groups on Neonatal Mortality: Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial
    Lars Ake Persson
    International Maternal and Child Health, Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    PLoS Med 10:e1001445. 2013
    ..We hypothesised that facilitation of local stakeholder groups would reduce neonatal mortality (primary outcome) and improve maternal, delivery, and newborn care indicators (secondary outcomes) in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Millions of newborn infants die unnecessarily. Simple means can result in big measures--and reduced perinatal mortality]
    Mats Målqvist
    Institutionen for kvinnors och barns halsa, Uppsala universitet
    Lakartidningen 103:1206-7, 1209-10. 2006
  15. doi request reprint Associations between oxidative parameters in pregnancy and birth anthropometry in a cohort of women and children in rural Bangladesh: the MINIMat-cohort
    Emma Lindström
    International Maternal and Child Health, Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Free Radic Res 46:253-64. 2012
    ..In conclusion, a higher level of lipid peroxidation in early (but not late) pregnancy was associated with a favourable larger birth size suggesting that timing of lipid peroxidation is of importance...
  16. doi request reprint Infant anaemia is associated with infection, low birthweight and iron deficiency in rural Bangladesh
    Hanna Eneroth
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 100:220-5. 2011
    ..To estimate the prevalence of infant anaemia and its association with iron deficiency, growth, infection and other micronutrient deficiencies...
  17. doi request reprint Comparing progress toward the millennium development goal for under-five mortality in León and Cuatro Santos, Nicaragua, 1990-2008
    Wilton Pérez
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, International Maternal and Child Health IMCH, Uppsala University, 75185 Uppsala, Sweden
    BMC Pediatr 14:9. 2014
    ..This population-based study examines the trends, causes, and social inequality of mortality before the age of five years in rural and urban areas in Nicaragua...
  18. doi request reprint Ethnic inequity in neonatal survival: a case-referent study in northern Vietnam
    Mats Målqvist
    International Maternal and Child Health IMCH, Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 100:340-6. 2011
    ....
  19. pmc Progress towards Millennium Development Goal 1 in northern rural Nicaragua: findings from a health and demographic surveillance site
    Wilton Pérez
    International Maternal and Child Health, Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala 75185, Sweden
    Int J Equity Health 11:43. 2012
    ..Nevertheless, a rural area (Cuatro Santos) in northern Nicaragua has made substantial progress toward poverty eradication by 2015. We examined the level of poverty there and described interventions aimed at reducing it...
  20. doi request reprint Perinatal services and outcomes in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam
    Nguyen T Nga
    Vietnam Sweden General Hospital, Uongbi, Vietnam
    Acta Paediatr 99:1478-83. 2010
    ..Facilitation is a participatory enabling approach that, if successful, is well suited for scaling up within health systems. The aim of this baseline report is to describe perinatal services provided and neonatal outcomes...
  21. pmc Arsenic exposure in pregnancy increases the risk of lower respiratory tract infection and diarrhea during infancy in Bangladesh
    Anisur Rahman
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Environ Health Perspect 119:719-24. 2011
    ..An increase in infectious diseases has been proposed as the underlying cause of these associations, but there is no epidemiologic research to support the hypothesis...
  22. doi request reprint Arsenic exposure and risk of spontaneous abortion, stillbirth, and infant mortality
    Anisur Rahman
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Epidemiology 21:797-804. 2010
    ..We assessed the association of arsenic exposure with adverse pregnancy outcomes and infant mortality in a prospective cohort study of pregnant women...
  23. doi request reprint Arsenic exposure during pregnancy and size at birth: a prospective cohort study in Bangladesh
    Anisur Rahman
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Epidemiol 169:304-12. 2009
    ..14 (SE, 0.03) mm per 1 microg/L, respectively. No further negative effects were shown at higher levels of arsenic exposure. The indicated negative effect on birth size at a low level of arsenic exposure warrants further investigation...
  24. doi request reprint Violence against women and the risk of under-five mortality: analysis of community-based data from rural Bangladesh
    Kajsa Asling-Monemi
    International Maternal and Child Health IMCH, Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 97:226-32. 2008
    ..To assess whether violence against women was associated with increased mortality risks for their daughters and sons before the age of 5...
  25. pmc Newborn care and knowledge translation - perceptions among primary healthcare staff in northern Vietnam
    Leif Eriksson
    International Maternal and Child Health IMCH, Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Implement Sci 6:29. 2011
    ..Effective knowledge translation (KT) could help to bridge this know-do gap in global health. The aim of this study was to explore aspects of KT at the primary healthcare level in a northern province in Vietnam...
  26. doi request reprint Arsenic in drinking water and adult mortality: a population-based cohort study in rural Bangladesh
    Nazmul Sohel
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, International Maternal and Child Health IMCH, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Epidemiology 20:824-30. 2009
    ..We evaluated risks of adult mortality (due to cancer and cardiovascular and infectious diseases) in relation to arsenic exposure through drinking water...
  27. doi request reprint Equity in adherence to and effect of prenatal food and micronutrient supplementation on child mortality: results from the MINIMat randomized trial, Bangladesh
    Rubina Shaheen
    International Maternal and Child Health, Department of Women s Health, Uppsala University, Akademiska sjukhuset, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 14:5. 2014
    ..We evaluated the adherence to and effect of prenatal food and micronutrient supplementations on mortality before the age of five years in different social groups as defined by maternal schooling...
  28. doi request reprint Social circumstances that drive early introduction of formula milk: an exploratory qualitative study in a peri-urban South African community
    Petrida Ijumba
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Durban, South Africa International Maternal and Child Health IMCH, Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala, Sweden
    Matern Child Nutr 10:102-11. 2014
    ..These should encourage the involvement of grandmothers and fathers in decision-making about infant feeding so that they can support EBF for optimal child survival. ..
  29. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal qualitative study of infant-feeding decision making and practices among HIV-positive women in South Africa
    Tanya Doherty
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, 75185 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Nutr 136:2421-6. 2006
    ..Support for infant feeding that extends beyond the antenatal period is important to enable mothers to cope with new challenges and pressures at critical times during the early postpartum period...
  30. pmc Effects of psychosocial stimulation on improving home environment and child-rearing practices: results from a community-based trial among severely malnourished children in Bangladesh
    Baitun Nahar
    International Maternal and Child Health IMCH, Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, Akademiska sjukhuset, SE 751 85, Uppsala, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 12:622. 2012
    ..This study evaluated the effects of a intervention with psychosocial stimulation (PS) on the quality of the home environment and mothers' child-rearing practices in a community-based trial with severely malnourished Bangladeshi children...
  31. doi request reprint Duration of exclusive breast-feeding and infant iron and zinc status in rural Bangladesh
    Hanna Eneroth
    International Maternal and Child Health, Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, SE 75185 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Nutr 139:1562-7. 2009
    ..Regardless of EBF duration, the prevalence of zinc deficiency, iron deficiency, and anemia was high in infants in this population and strategies to prevent deficiency are needed...
  32. pmc Distance decay in delivery care utilisation associated with neonatal mortality. A case referent study in northern Vietnam
    Mats Målqvist
    International Maternal and Child Health IMCH, Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 10:762. 2010
    ..This study examined the association between distance from the mother's home to the closest health facility and neonatal mortality, and investigated the influence of distance on patterns of perinatal health care utilisation...
  33. pmc Early exposure to toxic metals has a limited effect on blood pressure or kidney function in later childhood, rural Bangladesh
    Sophie Hawkesworth
    Medical Research Council International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 42:176-85. 2013
    ..Chronic exposure to toxic metals such as arsenic and cadmium has been implicated in the development of kidney and cardiovascular diseases but few studies have directly measured exposure during inutero and early child development...
  34. doi request reprint Violence against women and increases in the risk of diarrheal disease and respiratory tract infections in infancy: a prospective cohort study in Bangladesh
    Kajsa Asling-Monemi
    International Maternal and Child Health, Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:931-6. 2009
    ..To explore whether different forms of violence against women were associated with increased incidence rates of diarrhea and respiratory tract infections among infants...
  35. ncbi request reprint Whom can I rely on? Mothers' approaches to support for feeding: an interview study in suburban Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Amal Omer-Salim
    International Maternal and Child Health, Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University Hospital, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Midwifery 23:172-83. 2007
    ..to explore and describe mothers' perceptions of baby feeding and approaches to support for baby feeding...
  36. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with spousal physical violence against women in Bangladesh
    Ruchira Tabassum Naved
    Social and Behavioral Sciences Unit, Public Health Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh
    Stud Fam Plann 36:289-300. 2005
    ..In the rural area, women's earning an income increased the risk. These factors are important to consider when designing interventions...
  37. pmc Household food security is associated with infant feeding practices in rural Bangladesh
    Kuntal K Saha
    ICDDR, B, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Nutr 138:1383-90. 2008
    ..Our results provide strong evidence that HHFS influences IFP in rural Bangladesh...
  38. doi request reprint Persistent neonatal mortality despite improved under-five survival: a retrospective cohort study in northern Vietnam
    Dinh P Hoa
    Department of Reproductive Health, Ministry of Health, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Acta Paediatr 97:166-70. 2008
    ..To examine trends in neonatal, infant and under-five mortality rates in a northern Vietnamese district during 1970-2000, and to analyze socioeconomic differences in child survival over time...
  39. ncbi request reprint Arsenic exposure in pregnancy: a population-based study in Matlab, Bangladesh
    Marie E Vahter
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:236-45. 2006
    ..There were marked geographical variations in exposure. The results emphasize the urgent need for efficient mitigation activities and investigations of arsenic-related reproductive effects...
  40. 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...
  41. pmc Violence against women increases the risk of infant and child mortality: a case-referent study in Nicaragua
    Kajsa Asling-Monemi
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Bull World Health Organ 81:10-6. 2003
    ..To investigate the impact of violence against mothers on mortality risks for their offspring before 5 years of age in Nicaragua...
  42. ncbi request reprint The Swedish coeliac disease epidemic with a prevailing twofold higher risk in girls compared to boys may reflect gender specific risk factors
    Anneli Ivarsson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Epidemiology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:677-84. 2003
    ..A longer follow-up, even into adulthood, is needed to determine whether or not the lifetime risk has changed...
  43. ncbi request reprint Comparative analysis of patterns of survival by season of birth in rural Bangladeshi and Gambian populations
    Sophie E Moore
    MRC International Nutrition Group, Public Health Nutrition Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 49 51 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3DP, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 33:137-43. 2004
    ..The current paper uses data from a large demographic survey in the Matlab region of Bangladesh to retest the Gambian-derived hypothesis that early life exposures correlated with season of birth predict later patterns of mortality...
  44. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and trial effectiveness of weekly and daily iron supplementation among pregnant women in rural Bangladesh: disentangling the issues
    Eva Charlotte Ekström
    Epidemiology Division, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:1392-400. 2002
    ..The possibility of differential compliance between the regimens needs to be evaluated to explain these findings...
  45. ncbi request reprint Physical partner abuse during pregnancy: a risk factor for low birth weight in Nicaragua
    Eliette Valladares
    Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 100:700-5. 2002
    ..To assess whether being physically abused during pregnancy increases the risk of a low birth weight (LBW) infant...
  46. ncbi request reprint Do side-effects reduce compliance to iron supplementation? A study of daily- and weekly-dose regimens in pregnancy
    S M Ziauddin Hyder
    Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 20:175-9. 2002
    ..Efforts to further reduce side-effects of iron supplementation may not be a successful strategy for improving compliance and effectiveness of antenatal iron supplementation...
  47. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous weekly supplementation of iron and zinc is associated with lower morbidity due to diarrhea and acute lower respiratory infection in Bangladeshi infants
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Nutr 133:4150-7. 2003
    ..Intermittent simultaneous supplementation with iron + zinc seems promising; it will be useful to determine whether higher doses would provide greater benefits...
  48. ncbi request reprint Violence against pregnant women: prevalence and characteristics. A population-based study in Nicaragua
    Eliette Valladares
    Health and Demography Research Centre, Faculty of Medical Sciences, National Autonomous University of Leon, Nicaragua
    BJOG 112:1243-8. 2005
    ..This study aims to estimate the prevalence and characteristics of partner abuse during pregnancy as well as to investigate associated social factors in León, Nicaragua...
  49. pmc Nutritional status has marginal influence on the metabolism of inorganic arsenic in pregnant Bangladeshi women
    Li Li
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 116:315-21. 2008
    ..The interindividual variation in metabolism of inorganic arsenic (iAs), involving methylation via one-carbon metabolism, has been well documented, but the reasons remain unclear...
  50. pmc Appropriate infant feeding practices result in better growth of infants and young children in rural Bangladesh
    Kuntal K Saha
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases and Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1852-9. 2008
    ..The World Health Organization and the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund recommend a global strategy for feeding infants and young children for proper nutrition and health...
  51. ncbi request reprint Urinary arsenic concentration adjustment factors and malnutrition
    Barbro Nermell
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Res 106:212-8. 2008
    ..Furthermore, urinary creatinine was found to be significantly associated with urinary arsenic, which further disqualifies the creatinine adjustment...
  52. ncbi request reprint Detecting arsenic-related skin lesions: experiences from a large community-based survey in Bangladesh
    Samar Kumar Hore
    ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Int J Environ Health Res 17:141-9. 2007
    ..These results may have policy implications for community screening of arsenic-related skin lesions in Bangladesh and elsewhere...
  53. ncbi request reprint Screening of arsenic in tubewell water with field test kits: evaluation of the method from public health perspective
    Md Jakariya
    Research and Evaluation Division, Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1205, Bangladesh
    Sci Total Environ 379:167-75. 2007
    ..This can be reduced through proper training of the field personnel, cross verification of the field test kit results with laboratory analyses and further development of the field test kits to determine As at low concentrations...
  54. pmc Arsenic exposure and age and sex-specific risk for skin lesions: a population-based case-referent study in Bangladesh
    Mahfuzar Rahman
    ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, Mohakha, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1847-52. 2006
    ..The objective of this population-based case-referent study in Matlab, Bangladesh, was to assess the susceptibility to arsenic-induced skin lesions by age and sex, in a population drinking water from As-contaminated tube wells...
  55. ncbi request reprint A modified routine analysis of arsenic content in drinking-water in Bangladesh by hydride generation-atomic absorption spectrophotometry
    M A Wahed
    Nutritional Biochemistry Department, Laboratory Sciences Division, ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:36-41. 2006
    ..The HG-AAS was found to be a precise, sensitive, and reasonably fast and simple method for analysis of arsenic concentrations in water samples...
  56. ncbi request reprint Effect of prenatal food supplementation on birth weight: an observational study from Bangladesh
    Rubina Shaheen
    ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:1355-61. 2006
    ..The knowledge base is weak regarding the effect of prenatal food supplementation on the birth weight (BW) of infants in populations in whom low BW is prevalent and regarding any variation in effect based on maternal nutritional status...
  57. 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...
  58. 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...