Abdullahh Baqui

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Care seeking for neonatal illness in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
    Hadley K Herbert
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Med 9:e1001183. 2012
  2. pmc Vitamin D status of infants in northeastern rural Bangladesh: preliminary observations and a review of potential determinants
    Daniel E Roth
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 28:458-69. 2010
  3. pmc Delivery practices of traditional birth attendants in Dhaka slums, Bangladesh
    N Fronczak
    Social Sectors Development Strategies, Inc, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:479-87. 2007
  4. pmc Safety and efficacy of simplified antibiotic regimens for outpatient treatment of serious infection in neonates and young infants 0-59 days of age in Bangladesh: design of a randomized controlled trial
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:S12-8. 2013
  5. pmc Pharmacokinetics of a single oral dose of vitamin D3 (70,000 IU) in pregnant and non-pregnant women
    Daniel E Roth
    Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Nutr J 11:114. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Clean cord care practices and neonatal mortality: evidence from rural Uttar Pradesh, India
    Praween K Agrawal
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Room E 8138, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:755-8. 2012
  7. pmc Effect of knowledge of community health workers on essential newborn health care: a study from rural India
    Praween K Agrawal
    International Planned Parenthood Federation South Asia Regional Office IPPF SARO, New Delhi, India
    Health Policy Plan 27:115-26. 2012
  8. pmc Population Health Metrics Research Consortium gold standard verbal autopsy validation study: design, implementation, and development of analysis datasets
    Christopher Jl Murray
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, 2301 Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Popul Health Metr 9:27. 2011
  9. pmc Factors affecting recruitment and retention of community health workers in a newborn care intervention in Bangladesh
    Syed Moshfiqur Rahman
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland USA
    Hum Resour Health 8:12. 2010
  10. pmc Assessment of the proportion of neonates and children in low and middle income countries with access to a healthcare facility: A systematic review
    Aruna Chandran
    Departments of International Health and Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N, Wolfe Street, Suite E8622, Baltimore, MD 21205 USA
    BMC Res Notes 4:536. 2011

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Publications64

  1. pmc Care seeking for neonatal illness in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
    Hadley K Herbert
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Med 9:e1001183. 2012
    ..As estimates for care-seeking behaviors in LMICs have not been studied, this review describes care seeking for neonatal illnesses in LMICs, with particular attention to type of care sought...
  2. pmc Vitamin D status of infants in northeastern rural Bangladesh: preliminary observations and a review of potential determinants
    Daniel E Roth
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 28:458-69. 2010
    ..The causes and consequences of low 25(OH)D in infancy and early childhood in this setting remain to be established...
  3. pmc Delivery practices of traditional birth attendants in Dhaka slums, Bangladesh
    N Fronczak
    Social Sectors Development Strategies, Inc, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:479-87. 2007
    ..Postpartum morbidity did not differ by birth-location. Safe motherhood programmes must develop effective strategies to discourage potentially-harmful home-based delivery practices demonstrated to contribute to morbidity...
  4. pmc Safety and efficacy of simplified antibiotic regimens for outpatient treatment of serious infection in neonates and young infants 0-59 days of age in Bangladesh: design of a randomized controlled trial
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:S12-8. 2013
    ..Because access to care is limited in settings with high mortality, exclusive reliance on the current recommendation of 7-10 days of parenteral antibiotic treatment is a barrier to provision of adequate treatment of newborn infections...
  5. pmc Pharmacokinetics of a single oral dose of vitamin D3 (70,000 IU) in pregnant and non-pregnant women
    Daniel E Roth
    Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Nutr J 11:114. 2012
    ..To inform the design of prenatal vitamin D3 trials, we conducted a pharmacokinetic study of single-dose vitamin D3 supplementation in women of reproductive age...
  6. ncbi request reprint Clean cord care practices and neonatal mortality: evidence from rural Uttar Pradesh, India
    Praween K Agrawal
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Room E 8138, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:755-8. 2012
    ..Infections are among the leading causes of neonatal mortality. Care practices immediately following delivery contribute to newborns' risk of infection and mortality...
  7. pmc Effect of knowledge of community health workers on essential newborn health care: a study from rural India
    Praween K Agrawal
    International Planned Parenthood Federation South Asia Regional Office IPPF SARO, New Delhi, India
    Health Policy Plan 27:115-26. 2012
    ....
  8. pmc Population Health Metrics Research Consortium gold standard verbal autopsy validation study: design, implementation, and development of analysis datasets
    Christopher Jl Murray
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, 2301 Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Popul Health Metr 9:27. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  9. pmc Factors affecting recruitment and retention of community health workers in a newborn care intervention in Bangladesh
    Syed Moshfiqur Rahman
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland USA
    Hum Resour Health 8:12. 2010
    ..High rates of CHW attrition undermine programme effectiveness and potential for implementation at scale. We investigated reasons for high rates of CHW attrition in Sylhet District in north-eastern Bangladesh...
  10. pmc Assessment of the proportion of neonates and children in low and middle income countries with access to a healthcare facility: A systematic review
    Aruna Chandran
    Departments of International Health and Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N, Wolfe Street, Suite E8622, Baltimore, MD 21205 USA
    BMC Res Notes 4:536. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  11. pmc Process evaluation of a community-based intervention promoting multiple maternal and neonatal care practices in rural Nepal
    Robert A McPherson
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:31. 2010
    ..The booklet consists of illustrated messages presented on postcard-sized laminated cards that are joined by a ring. Pregnant women were encouraged to discuss booklet content with their families...
  12. pmc Impact of 4.0% chlorhexidine cleansing of the umbilical cord on mortality and omphalitis among newborns of Sylhet, Bangladesh: design of a community-based cluster randomized trial
    Luke C Mullany
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Pediatr 9:67. 2009
    ..A previous trial in Nepal indicated that umbilical cord cleansing with 4.0% chlorhexidine could substantially reduce mortality and omphalitis risk, but policy changes await additional community-based data...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of community-based newborn-care intervention package implemented through two service-delivery strategies in Sylhet district, Bangladesh: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet 371:1936-44. 2008
    ..Therefore the project for advancing the health of newborns and mothers (Projahnmo) implemented a community-based intervention package through government and non-government organisation infrastructures to reduce neonatal mortality...
  14. ncbi request reprint Zinc supplementation and serum zinc during diarrhea
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Indian J Pediatr 73:493-7. 2006
    ..Zinc deficiency is very common in developing countries and is more pronounced during an episode of diarrhea. Supplementation with zinc improves diarrhea and might correct zinc deficiency in both the short and longer term...
  15. pmc Effect of timing of first postnatal care home visit on neonatal mortality in Bangladesh: a observational cohort study
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 339:b2826. 2009
    ..To assess the effect of the timing of first postnatal home visit by community health workers on neonatal mortality...
  16. pmc A population-based study of hospital admission incidence rate and bacterial aetiology of acute lower respiratory infections in children aged less than five years in Bangladesh
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Heath, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:179-88. 2007
    ..Future studies should use more sensitive methods and more systematically look for resistance patterns of other pathogens in addition to Hib and Spn...
  17. ncbi request reprint NGO facilitation of a government community-based maternal and neonatal health programme in rural India: improvements in equity
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Suite E 8138, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy Plan 23:234-43. 2008
    ..Programmes need to identify and address barriers to universal coverage and care utilization, particularly in the poorest segments of the population...
  18. pmc Impact of an integrated nutrition and health programme on neonatal mortality in rural northern India
    Abdullahh Baqui
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 86:796-804, A. 2008
    ..To assess the impact of the newborn health component of a large-scale community-based integrated nutrition and health programme...
  19. pmc Effectiveness of home-based management of newborn infections by community health workers in rural Bangladesh
    Abdullah H Baqui
    International Center for Advancing Neonatal Health, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:304-10. 2009
    ..Infections account for about half of neonatal deaths in low-resource settings. Limited evidence supports home-based treatment of newborn infections by community health workers (CHW)...
  20. pmc Community-based validation of assessment of newborn illnesses by trained community health workers in Sylhet district of Bangladesh
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 14:1448-56. 2009
    ..To validate trained community health workers' recognition of signs and symptoms of newborn illnesses and classification of illnesses using a clinical algorithm during routine home visits in rural Bangladesh...
  21. doi request reprint Can mothers recognize neonatal illness correctly? Comparison of maternal report and assessment by community health workers in rural Bangladesh
    Y Choi
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 15:743-53. 2010
    ..To validate maternal recognition of neonatal illnesses at home compared to assessment by community health workers (CHWs) during routine household surveillance for neonatal illness in rural Bangladesh...
  22. pmc Levels, timing, and etiology of stillbirths in Sylhet district of Bangladesh
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:25. 2011
    ..Our study objective was to estimate the levels, types, and causes of stillbirth in rural Sylhet district of Bangladesh...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of Haemophilus influenzae type B conjugate vaccine on prevention of pneumonia and meningitis in Bangladeshi children: a case-control study
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:565-71. 2007
    ..Few Asian countries have introduced Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccine because of its cost and uncertainty regarding disease burden...
  24. pmc Rates, timing and causes of neonatal deaths in rural India: implications for neonatal health programmes
    A H Baqui
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 84:706-13. 2006
    ..To assess the rates, timing and causes of neonatal deaths and the burden of stillbirths in rural Uttar Pradesh, India. We discuss the implications of our findings for neonatal interventions...
  25. ncbi request reprint Weekly iron supplementation does not block increases in serum zinc due to weekly zinc supplementation in Bangladeshi infants
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Nutr 135:2187-91. 2005
    ..Joint supplementation did not alter the individual effects of iron or zinc supplementation in these Bangladeshi children. However, the dosing regimen may not have been adequate to achieve the desired biochemical effects...
  26. ncbi request reprint Zinc therapy for diarrhoea increased the use of oral rehydration therapy and reduced the use of antibiotics in Bangladeshi children
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 22:440-2. 2004
    ..In this trial, the availability of zinc supplements, along with ORT and appropriate education programmes, was associated with significantly higher use of ORT and lower use of antibiotics...
  27. pmc Effect of zinc supplementation started during diarrhoea on morbidity and mortality in Bangladeshi children: community randomised trial
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Heath, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 325:1059. 2002
    ..To evaluate the effect on morbidity and mortality of providing daily zinc for 14 days to children with diarrhoea...
  28. ncbi request reprint Causes of childhood deaths in Bangladesh: an update
    A H Baqui
    Department of International Health, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Acta Paediatr 90:682-90. 2001
    ..Deaths due to neonatal tetanus, acute watery diarrhoea and undernutrition had not decreased at all...
  29. 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Newborn care in rural Uttar Pradesh
    A H Baqui
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Indian J Pediatr 74:241-7. 2007
    ..To describe selected newborn care practices related to cord care, thermal care and breastfeeding in rural Uttar Pradesh and to identify socio-demographic, antenatal and delivery care factors that are associated with these practices...
  31. ncbi request reprint Community perceptions of birth weight in rural Uttar Pradesh, India: implications for care of low-birth-weight infants
    G L Darmstadt
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Perinatol 28:S53-60. 2008
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Validation of accuracy and community acceptance of the BIRTHweigh III scale for categorizing newborn weight in rural India
    G L Darmstadt
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Perinatol 27:602-8. 2007
    ..To determine the accuracy and acceptability of a handheld scale prototype designed for nonliterate users to classify newborns into three weight categories (>or=2,500 g; 2,000 to 2,499 g; and <2,000 g)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Low-dose weekly supplementation of iron and/or zinc does not affect growth among Bangladeshi infants
    C L Fischer Walker
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:87-92. 2009
    ..To determine the effect of low-dose weekly supplementation with iron, zinc or both on growth of infants from 6 to 12 months of age...
  34. doi request reprint Supplementing iron and zinc: double blind, randomized evaluation of separate or combined delivery
    S Chang
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:153-60. 2010
    ..The optimal delivery approach would maximize clinical benefits of both nutrients. We studied the effectiveness of different iron and zinc supplement delivery approaches to improve diarrhea and anemia in a rural Bangladesh population...
  35. ncbi request reprint Introduction of community-based skin-to-skin care in rural Uttar Pradesh, India
    G L Darmstadt
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Perinatol 26:597-604. 2006
    ..We describe the acceptability of STSC in rural Uttar Pradesh, India, and measured maternal, newborn, and ambient temperature in the home in order to inform strategies for introduction of STSC in the community...
  36. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D status and acute lower respiratory infection in early childhood in Sylhet, Bangladesh
    D E Roth
    Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Acta Paediatr 99:389-93. 2010
    ..Micronutrient deficiencies may increase the risk of ALRI. A case-control study was conducted to assess the association between vitamin D status and ALRI in rural Bangladesh...
  37. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of community neonatal death audits in rural Uttar Pradesh, India
    Z Patel
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Perinatol 27:556-64. 2007
    ..This research was conducted in Uttar Pradesh, India, to investigate the feasibility and cultural acceptability of community neonatal death audits...
  38. ncbi request reprint Ascertaining causes of neonatal deaths using verbal autopsy: current methods and challenges
    N Thatte
    Department of International Health, International Center for Advancing Neonatal Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Perinatol 29:187-94. 2009
    ..We aimed to: (1) review current neonatal VA methods, (2) identify gaps and limitations, (3) illustrate some limitations using VA data and (4) identify new approaches in methodology and analysis...
  39. ncbi request reprint Delivery-related complications and early postpartum morbidity in Dhaka, Bangladesh
    N Fronczak
    ORCMacro, Calverton, MD, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 91:271-8. 2005
    ..To describe delivery-related complications and postpartum morbidity of women living in slum areas of Dhaka, Bangladesh...
  40. 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...
  41. pmc Sex and socioeconomic differentials in child health in rural Bangladesh: findings from a baseline survey for evaluating Integrated Management of Childhood Illness
    Shams El Arifeen
    ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 26:22-35. 2008
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Local understandings of vulnerability and protection during the neonatal period in Sylhet District, Bangladesh: a qualitative study
    Peter J Winch
    Project to Advance the Health of Newborns and Mothers PROJAHNMO, Sylhet, Bangladesh
    Lancet 366:478-85. 2005
    ..We describe the organisation of the neonatal period in Sylhet District, Bangladesh, the perceived threats to the well-being of neonates, and the ways in which families seek to protect them...
  43. ncbi request reprint Invasive Haemophilus influenzae type B diseases in Bangladesh, with increased resistance to antibiotics
    Samir K Saha
    Department of Microbiology, Dhaka Shishu Children Hospital, Bangladesh Institute of Child Health, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Pediatr 146:227-33. 2005
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Synergistic effect of zinc and vitamin A on the biochemical indexes of vitamin A nutrition in children
    Mohammad M Rahman
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:92-8. 2002
    ..Zinc deficiency limits the bioavailability of vitamin A. Because zinc and vitamin A deficiency often coexist in malnourished children, simultaneous zinc and vitamin A supplementation may improve the vitamin A deficiency in these children...
  45. ncbi request reprint Iron and zinc supplementation promote motor development and exploratory behavior among Bangladeshi infants
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:903-10. 2004
    ..Iron and zinc deficiency are prevalent during infancy in low-income countries...
  46. pmc Comparison of antibiotic resistance and serotype composition of carriage and invasive pneumococci among Bangladeshi children: implications for treatment policy and vaccine formulation
    Samir K Saha
    Department of Microbiology, Dhaka Shishu Children Hospital, Bagladesh Institute of Child Health, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 41:5582-7. 2003
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Asthma in rural Bangladeshi children
    Khalequz Zaman
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Indian J Pediatr 74:539-43. 2007
    ..The study aims to determine the prevalence of wheezing and its association with environmental and host factors...
  48. pmc Diarrhoea and malnutrition in children
    Abdullah H Baqui
    BMJ 332:378. 2006
  49. ncbi request reprint Detection of antigenuria for diagnosis of invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b disease
    Samir K Saha
    Department of Microbiology, Dhaka Shishu Children s Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Ann Trop Paediatr 26:329-36. 2006
    ..Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) diseases are responsible for an estimated 400,000 childhood deaths, mostly in developing countries...
  50. doi request reprint Treating severe pneumonia in children: we can do better
    Shams El Arifeen
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Lancet 371:7-8. 2008
  51. pmc Trends in use of referral hospital services for care of sick newborns in a community-based intervention in Tangail District, Bangladesh
    Sanwarul Bari
    ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:519-29. 2006
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Childhood drowning in low- and middle-income countries: Urgent need for intervention trials
    Adnan A Hyder
    Department of International Health and Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    J Paediatr Child Health 44:221-7. 2008
    ..This paper specifically discusses Bangladesh as a case study and proposes a drowning intervention study focusing on children less than 5 years in LMICs as an example of appropriate research investment...
  53. pmc Molecular basis of resistance displayed by highly ciprofloxacin-resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi in Bangladesh
    Samir K Saha
    Department of Microbiology, Bangladesh Institute of Child Health, Dhaka Shishu Children Hospital, Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 44:3811-3. 2006
    ..The isolation of these strains in an area of high endemicity indicates the need for continuous surveillance of antibiotic resistance of S. enterica serovar Typhi and for the rationalized use of ciprofloxacin...
  54. pmc Does age affect the response to zinc therapy for diarrhoea in Bangladeshi infants?
    Christa L Fischer Walker
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E5543, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 26:105-9. 2008
    ..Additional research is needed to better understand the effect of zinc for the treatment of diarrhoea among infants aged less than six months...
  55. ncbi request reprint Patterns of maternal care seeking behaviours in rural Bangladesh
    Allisyn C Moran
    Project for Advancing Health of Newborns and Mothers PROJAHNMO, Sylhet, Bangladesh
    Trop Med Int Health 12:823-32. 2007
    ..This study examined definitions of care seeking for maternal health complications used by families in rural Bangladesh, and the frequency and determinants of locally-defined care seeking practices...
  56. ncbi request reprint Care at first-level facilities for children with severe pneumonia in Bangladesh: a cohort study
    Enayet K Chowdhury
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Lancet 372:822-30. 2008
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Effect of community-based behaviour change management on neonatal mortality in Shivgarh, Uttar Pradesh, India: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Vishwajeet Kumar
    International Center for Advancing Neonatal Health, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet 372:1151-62. 2008
    ..We developed an intervention of behaviour change management, with a focus on prevention of hypothermia, aimed at modifying practices and reducing neonatal mortality...
  58. ncbi request reprint Death from drowning: defining a new challenge for child survival in Bangladesh
    Adnan A Hyder
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Inj Control Saf Promot 10:205-10. 2003
    ..This paper calls on aid agencies to create opportunities for drowning research and action in their work plans for the country...
  59. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms among rural Bangladeshi mothers: implications for infant development
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:764-72. 2007
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint The dangers of childhood
    Andres de Francisco
    Lancet 361:86. 2003
  61. ncbi request reprint Association between age at menarche and early-life nutritional status in rural Bangladesh
    Alinda M Bosch
    Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute, The Netherlands
    J Biosoc Sci 40:223-37. 2008
    ..A 'late' menarche due to stunting may be detrimental for reproductive health in case of early childbearing because of the association between height and pelvic size...
  62. ncbi request reprint Direct detection of the multidrug resistance genome of Haemophilus influenzae in cerebrospinal fluid of children: implications for treatment of meningitis
    Samir K Saha
    Department of Microbiology, Dhaka Shishu Children Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:49-53. 2008
    ..This is worsened by use of prior antibiotics, which limits identification of the causative agent by culture and increases reliance on antigen detection...
  63. pmc Early-life determinants of stunted adolescent girls and boys in Matlab, Bangladesh
    Alinda M Bosch
    Department of Population and Development, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands
    J Health Popul Nutr 26:189-99. 2008
    ..Following these cut-off points, 83% and 23% of 16-year-old girls in this study would face obstetric risk, respectively, for weight and height if they marry and become pregnant soon...
  64. ncbi request reprint Supplementation with zinc, but not vitamin A, improves seroconversion to vibriocidal antibody in children given an oral cholera vaccine
    M John Albert
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh
    J Infect Dis 187:909-13. 2003
    ..Thus, supplementation with zinc improves seroconversion to vibriocidal antibody and, hence, has the potential to improve the efficacy of oral cholera vaccine in children...

Research Grants1

  1. Maternal genitourinary infections and adverse perinatal outcomes
    Abdullah Hel Baqui; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project will help formulate public health recommendations for the screening and treatment of maternal GU infections in pregnancy and the prevention of associated perinatal morbidities in developing countries. ..