M Mahmud Khan
Affiliation: Tulane University
- Cost of nosocomial infection in Turkey: an estimate based on the university hospital dataM M Khan
International Center for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Health Serv Manage Res 14:49-54. 2001..6. Clearly, a programme for preventing nosocomial infections will not only pay for itself but also will generate other direct and indirect benefits to patients and society as a whole...
- Effects of a food supplementation program on the nutritional status of pregnant women in BangladeshM Mahmud Khan
School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Food Nutr Bull 26:330-7. 2005..The pilot program, the Bangladesh Integrated Nutrition Program (BINP), adopted a multisectoral approach targeting women and children through food supplementation, home gardening, and health and nutrition education...
- Cost of delivering child immunization services in urban Bangladesh: a study based on facility-level surveysM Mahmud Khan
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
J Health Popul Nutr 22:404-12. 2004..S. dollars from the local community to support the immunization activities. Involving local community with EPI activities not only will improve the sustainability of the programme but will also increase the immunization coverage...
- Costs and benefits of polio eradication: a long-run global perspectiveM Mahmud Khan
Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, 1900, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Vaccine 21:702-5. 2003..In addition to the cost savings, the program will prevent 855000 deaths, 4 million paralysis cases and 40 million disability adjusted life years (DALYs) over the years 1970-2050...
- Biased enrollment of Medicare beneficiaries in HMO plans--implications for Medicare costsM Mahmud Khan
Department of Health System Management, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
J Health Care Finance 28:43-57. 2002..The probability of not enrolling high-loss cases is found to be high, indicating that the biased selection in HMO plans actually increases the overall cost of running the Medicare program...
- Adopting integrated management of childhood illness module at local level in Bangladesh: implications for recurrent costsM Mahmud Khan
Tulane University, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
J Health Popul Nutr 20:42-50. 2002..Proper implementation of IMCI will require employment of additional health workers that will cost about US$ 2.7 million. If the current level of healthcare use is assumed, introduction of IMCI in Bangladesh will save over US$ 4 million...
- Economics of polio vaccination in the post-eradication era: should OPV-using countries adopt IPV?M Mahmud Khan
Department of Health Systems Management, Tulane University School of Public Health, 1440 Canal Street, 1900, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Vaccine 26:2034-40. 2008..The incremental cost of adopting IPV to replace OPV is relatively low, about US $1 per child per year, and most countries should be able to afford this additional cost...
- Relative efficiency of government and non-government organisations in implementing a nutrition intervention programme--a case study from BangladeshM Mahmud Khan
Tulane University School of Public Health, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Public Health Nutr 6:19-24. 2003..The food cost component of BINP is so high that, irrespective of the delivery mode, policy makers should examine carefully the components of BINP in order to find the most cost-effective mix of services...
- Economic benefits of establishing a National Cancer Center in LouisianaM Mahmud Khan
Department of Health Systems Management, Tulane University School of Public Health, New Orleans, USA
J La State Med Soc 155:248, 250-4. 2003..The benefit-cost ratio of establishing a cancer center becomes 8.5, i.e., spending one million dollars in a cancer center should generate about dollars 8.5 million worth of economic benefits for the State over a 10-year time horizon...
- Association of symptoms of depression and obesity with hypertension: the Bogalusa Heart StudyAzad Alamgir Kabir
Center for Cardiovascular Health, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Am J Hypertens 19:639-45. 2006..The objective of this study was to evaluate the direct and indirect relationships between symptoms of depression, body mass index (BMI), and hypertension in a biracial (African American-white) rural population...
- Racial differences in cesareans: an analysis of U.S. 2001 National Inpatient Sample DataAzad A Kabir
Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
Obstet Gynecol 105:710-8. 2005..CONCLUSION: In the United States, racial differences exist in the proportion of cesarean deliveries that are potentially unnecessary. Further exploration of these differences is warranted. LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: III...
- Evaluation and prediction of health-related quality of life for total hip replacement among Chinese in TaiwanHon Yi Shi
Graduate Institute of Healthcare Administration, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Int Orthop 32:27-32. 2008..The results should be applicable to other hospitals in Taiwan and in other countries with similar social and cultural practices...