Shams El Arifeen

Summary

Affiliation: International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research
Country: Bangladesh

Publications

  1. ncbi Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) in Bangladesh: early findings from a cluster-randomised study
    Shams El Arifeen
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Lancet 364:1595-602. 2004
  2. 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
  3. doi Maternal mortality in Bangladesh: a Countdown to 2015 country case study
    Shams El Arifeen
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh Electronic address
    Lancet 384:1366-74. 2014
  4. pmc Incidence and risk factors of preterm birth in a rural Bangladeshi cohort
    Rashed Shah
    International Center for Maternal and Newborn Health ICMNH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N, Wolfe Street, Room E8624, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Pediatr 14:112. 2014
  5. pmc Determinants and pattern of care seeking for preterm newborns in a rural Bangladeshi cohort
    Rashed Shah
    Department of International Health, International Center for Maternal and Newborn Health ICMNH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:417. 2014
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. pmc Effectiveness of an integrated approach to reduce perinatal mortality: recent experiences from Matlab, Bangladesh
    Anisur Rahman
    Centre for Reproductive Health, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    BMC Public Health 11:914. 2011
  9. pmc An evaluation of the emerging vaccines and immunotherapy against staphylococcal pneumonia in children
    Tanvir Huda
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    BMC Public Health 11:S27. 2011
  10. pmc An evaluation of emerging vaccines for childhood meningococcal disease
    Debajeet Choudhuri
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, Global Health Academy, The University of Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:S29. 2011

Detail Information

Publications89

  1. ncbi Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) in Bangladesh: early findings from a cluster-randomised study
    Shams El Arifeen
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Lancet 364:1595-602. 2004
    ..We report the preliminary findings from a continuing cluster randomised evaluation of the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) strategy in Bangladesh...
  2. 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
    ....
  3. doi Maternal mortality in Bangladesh: a Countdown to 2015 country case study
    Shams El Arifeen
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh Electronic address
    Lancet 384:1366-74. 2014
    ..It is also the only low-income or middle-income country with two large, nationally-representative, high-quality household surveys focused on the measurement of maternal mortality and service use...
  4. pmc Incidence and risk factors of preterm birth in a rural Bangladeshi cohort
    Rashed Shah
    International Center for Maternal and Newborn Health ICMNH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N, Wolfe Street, Room E8624, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Pediatr 14:112. 2014
    ..Globally, about 15 million neonates are born preterm and about 85% of global preterm birth occurs in Asia and Africa regions. We aimed to estimate the incidence and risk factors for preterm birth in a rural Bangladeshi cohort...
  5. pmc Determinants and pattern of care seeking for preterm newborns in a rural Bangladeshi cohort
    Rashed Shah
    Department of International Health, International Center for Maternal and Newborn Health ICMNH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:417. 2014
    ..Among preterm babies in rural Bangladesh, we examined: 1) determinants and patterns of care seeking, and 2) risk analysis for care-seeking from qualified and unqualified providers...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc Effectiveness of an integrated approach to reduce perinatal mortality: recent experiences from Matlab, Bangladesh
    Anisur Rahman
    Centre for Reproductive Health, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    BMC Public Health 11:914. 2011
    ..We evaluated the effect of packaged interventions given in pregnancy, delivery and post-partum periods through integration of community- and facility-based services on perinatal mortality...
  9. pmc An evaluation of the emerging vaccines and immunotherapy against staphylococcal pneumonia in children
    Tanvir Huda
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    BMC Public Health 11:S27. 2011
    ..Currently there are at least seven vaccine and immunotherapy candidates against S. aureus in the developmental phase targeting both active and passive immunization...
  10. pmc An evaluation of emerging vaccines for childhood meningococcal disease
    Debajeet Choudhuri
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, Global Health Academy, The University of Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:S29. 2011
    ..We aimed to perform a structured assessment of these emerging meningococcal vaccines as a means of reducing global meningococcal disease burden among children under 5 years of age...
  11. pmc An evaluation of emerging vaccines for childhood pneumococcal pneumonia
    Julia Webster
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, Global Health Academy, The University of Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:S26. 2011
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  12. pmc An evaluation of oxygen systems for treatment of childhood pneumonia
    Alastair G Catto
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:S28. 2011
    ..This review aims to assess the utility of oxygen systems as a method for reducing childhood mortality from pneumonia...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. doi Effect of the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness strategy on childhood mortality and nutrition in a rural area in Bangladesh: a cluster randomised trial
    Shams E Arifeen
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Lancet 374:393-403. 2009
    ..We assessed the effect of IMCI on health and nutrition of children younger than 5 years in Bangladesh...
  16. pmc Child health and mortality
    Shams El Arifeen
    ICDDR, B, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 26:273-9. 2008
    ..Finally, there are substantial health-system challenges relating to the design and implementation, at scale, of interventions to reduce neonatal mortality...
  17. doi Invasive pneumococcal disease among children in rural Bangladesh: results from a population-based surveillance
    Shams E Arifeen
    International Centre for Diarhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Clin Infect Dis 48:S103-13. 2009
    ..However, better estimates of the disease burden and reliable population-based data on serotype composition are needed for vaccine development and implementation in developing countries...
  18. pmc Quality of care for under-fives in first-level health facilities in one district of Bangladesh
    S E Arifeen
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Bull World Health Organ 83:260-7. 2005
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  19. doi 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
  20. doi Surveillance for invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae disease among hospitalized children in Bangladesh: antimicrobial susceptibility and serotype distribution
    Samir K Saha
    Department of Microbiology, Bangladesh Institute of Child Health, Dhaka Shishu Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Clin Infect Dis 48:S75-81. 2009
    ..Vaccines offer the prospect of primary disease prevention of pneumococcal disease in childhood. For introduction of such vaccines in developing countries, information about disease epidemiology is necessary...
  21. ncbi 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
    ....
  22. pmc Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype-2 childhood meningitis in Bangladesh: a newly recognized pneumococcal infection threat
    Samir K Saha
    Department of Microbiology, Dhaka Shishu Children Hospital, Child Health Research Foundation, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS ONE 7:e32134. 2012
    ..This also provided the foundation for determining the spectrum of serotypes causing IPD. This article reports an unprecedented upsurge of serotype 2, an uncommon pneumococcal serotype, without any known intervention...
  23. doi Multihospital surveillance of pneumonia burden among children aged <5 years hospitalized for pneumonia in Bangladesh
    Aliya Naheed
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Clin Infect Dis 48:S82-9. 2009
    ..Pneumonia contributes substantially to childhood mortality in Bangladesh. We conducted a study to characterize the disease severity and risk factors for mortality among children hospitalized for pneumonia in Bangladesh...
  24. ncbi 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...
  25. 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
    ....
  26. pmc Detection and serotyping of lyophilized nonculturable pneumococcal isolates
    Joyanta K Modak
    Department of Microbiology, Dhaka Shishu Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 50:3388-90. 2012
    ..The methodology will be useful for analysis of this and other studies where stored pneumococcal isolates fail to grow...
  27. doi 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...
  28. ncbi 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...
  29. doi Methodology and lessons-learned from the efficacy clinical trial of the pentavalent rotavirus vaccine in Bangladesh
    K Zaman
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Vaccine 30:A94-100. 2012
    ..This is the first vaccine trial in rural Bangladesh with online data entry. The study was well accepted in the community and was completed successfully...
  30. doi 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
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  31. doi Zinc treatment for 5 or 10 days is equally efficacious in preventing diarrhea in the subsequent 3 months among Bangladeshi children
    Dewan S Alam
    Health Systems and Infectious Diseases Division, International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Nutr 141:312-5. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that among Bangladeshi children, a 5-d zinc treatment for ACD is as efficacious as 10 d in preventing diarrhea in the subsequent 3 mo...
  32. doi 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...
  33. ncbi Prevalence, Serotype Distribution and Mortality Risk Associated With Group B Streptococcus Colonization of Newborns in Rural Bangladesh
    Mohammad Shahidul Islam
    From the Child Health Research Foundation, Department of Microbiology, Dhaka Shishu Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh International Center for Maternal and Newborn Health, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland Department of Global Health, Save the Children USA, Washington DC Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh and Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 35:1309-1312. 2016
    ..We estimated the prevalence and serotypes of GBS colonization of the umbilical cord stump and the association of colonization with mortality in a population-based cohort of newborns in rural Sylhet District, Bangladesh...
  34. doi Using Text Messages for Critical Real-time Data Capture in the ANISA Study
    Mohammad Shahidul Islam
    From the Department of Microbiology, Child Health Research Foundation, Dhaka, Bangladesh Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh and CSL Software Resources Ltd, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 35:S35-8. 2016
    ..The text message system is also used for monitoring various study activities...
  35. 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
    ....
  36. pmc Causes of early childhood deaths in urban Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Amal K Halder
    Program on Infectious Diseases and Vaccine Science, International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS ONE 4:e8145. 2009
    ..The child mortality in urban Dhaka was substantially lower than the national rate. Mortality rates were not affected by recall periods between 1 and 5 years...
  37. ncbi Invasive pneumococcal disease burden and implications for vaccine policy in urban Bangladesh
    W Abdullah Brooks
    ICDDR, B, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:795-801. 2007
    ..9%, 82.4%, 14.7%, and 24.1%, respectively. Current conjugate vaccines should substantially reduce IPD, childhood pneumonia, and antimicrobial resistance in Bangladesh...
  38. doi Development and Implementation of the ANISA Labeling and Tracking System for Biological Specimens
    Nicholas E Connor
    From the Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh Child Health Research Foundation, Dhaka, Bangladesh and Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 35:S29-34. 2016
    ..This report outlines the development and implementation of this harmonized system...
  39. pmc Increasing spectrum in antimicrobial resistance of Shigella isolates in Bangladesh: resistance to azithromycin and ceftriaxone and decreased susceptibility to ciprofloxacin
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Laboratory Sciences Division, ICDDR, B GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:158-67. 2007
    ..The growing antimicrobial resistance of Shigella is worrying and mandates monitoring of resistance. Pivmecillinam or ciprofloxacin might be considered for treating shigellosis with caution...
  40. doi Infection Surveillance Protocol for a Multicountry Population-based Study in South Asia to Determine the Incidence, Etiology and Risk Factors for Infections Among Young Infants of 0 to 59 Days Old
    Mohammad Shahidul Islam
    From the Department of Microbiology, Child Health Research Foundation, Dhaka, Bangladesh Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan Department of Epidemiology and Pediatrics, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska Department of Community Health, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India Asian Institute of Public Health, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh Department of Paediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, Ontario, Canada and Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 35:S9-15. 2016
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  41. 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...
  42. pmc Animal husbandry practices in rural Bangladesh: potential risk factors for antimicrobial drug resistance and emerging diseases
    Amira A Roess
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland International Center for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 89:965-70. 2013
    ..Strengthening animal and human disease surveillance systems should be continued. Interventions are recommended to provide vulnerable populations with a means of protecting their livelihood and health...
  43. ncbi 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...
  44. doi Childhood drowning in Matlab, Bangladesh: an in-depth exploration of community perceptions and practices
    Lauren S Blum
    Public Health Science Division, International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Soc Sci Med 68:1720-7. 2009
    ..Future efforts are required to address these beliefs and assess the feasibility, cultural acceptability and effectiveness of strategies designed to prevent drowning...
  45. doi Surveillance of rotavirus in a rural diarrhoea treatment centre in Bangladesh, 2000-2006
    K Zaman
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Vaccine 27:F31-4. 2009
    ..Rotavirus is an important cause of childhood diarrhoea in rural Bangladesh and this burden may be reduced with a rotavirus vaccination programme...
  46. doi Methods Employed in Monitoring and Evaluating Field and Laboratory Systems in the ANISA Study: Ensuring Quality
    Nicholas E Connor
    From the Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh Child Health Research Foundation, Dhaka, Bangladesh Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Department of International Health, International Center for Maternal and Newborn Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan Center for Global Health and Development, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska Christian Medical College, Vellore, India and Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 35:S39-44. 2016
    ..This article describes each of the interdependent monitoring layers that were conceptualized, developed and employed by the ANISA coordination team...
  47. doi Innovation for universal health coverage in Bangladesh: a call to action
    Alayne M Adams
    Centre for Equity and Health Systems, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh Electronic address
    Lancet 382:2104-11. 2013
    ..Greater political, financial, and technical investment to implement this reform agenda offers the prospect of a stronger, more resilient, sustainable, and equitable health system. ..
  48. pmc Elevated manganese concentrations in drinking water may be beneficial for fetal survival
    Syed Moshfiqur Rahman
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS ONE 8:e74119. 2013
    ..We assessed the effects of drinking water Mn exposure during pregnancy upon fetal and infant survival...
  49. pmc Community-based health workers achieve high coverage in neonatal intervention trials: a case study from Sylhet, Bangladesh
    Rasheduzzaman Shah
    ICDDR, B, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 28:610-8. 2010
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  50. ncbi A low-cost approach to measure the burden of vaccine preventable diseases in urban areas
    Stephen P Luby
    International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Vaccine 28:4903-12. 2010
    ..0 deaths per 100,000 children <5 years of age per year. This low-cost approach can provide data to support vaccine introduction and the health impact of newly introduced vaccines...
  51. doi Use of multiple surveillance modalities to assess the epidemiology of Streptococcus pneumoniae infection in Bangladesh
    Stephen P Luby
    International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Clin Infect Dis 48:S97-102. 2009
    ..Together, these data provide a strong scientific case for the importance of pneumococcal disease prevention to child health in Bangladesh and, therefore, the potential benefit of an effective vaccine...
  52. pmc Effect of a randomised exclusive breastfeeding counselling intervention nested into the MINIMat prenatal nutrition trial in Bangladesh
    Ashraful Islam Khan
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Acta Paediatr 106:49-54. 2017
    ..This study evaluated the effect of breastfeeding counselling on the duration of exclusive breastfeeding, and whether the timing of prenatal food and different micronutrient supplements further prolonged this duration...
  53. doi Population-based Incidence and Etiology of Community-acquired Neonatal Viral Infections in Bangladesh: A Community-based and Hospital-based Surveillance Study
    Azadeh Farzin
    From the International Center for Maternal and Newborn Health, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland Department of Microbiology, Bangladesh Institute of Child Health, Dhaka Shishu Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh Measure Demographic Health Surveys, United States Agency for International Development, Washington, DC Department of Pediatrics, Kumudini Women s Medical College, Mirzapur, Tangail, Bangladesh Department of Neonatology, Bangladesh Institute of Child Health, Dhaka Shishu Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado Department of Epidemiology, Center for Global Health, Colorado School of Public Health, Aurora, Colorado Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, Colorado Department of Child Health, ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh Department of Microbiology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University, Oxford, Division of Medical Oncology and Lung Cancer Program
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 34:706-11. 2015
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  54. pmc Causes of adult female deaths in Bangladesh: findings from two National Surveys
    Quamrun Nahar
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sharani, Mohakhali, Dhaka, 1212, Bangladesh
    BMC Public Health 15:911. 2015
    ..Assessment of causes of death and changes in pattern of causes of death over time are needed for programmatic purposes. Limited national level data exist on the adult female causes of death in Bangladesh...
  55. doi Manganese exposure through drinking water during pregnancy and size at birth: A prospective cohort study
    Syed Moshfiqur Rahman
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Reprod Toxicol 53:68-74. 2015
    ..This study suggests that consumption of water with highly elevated Mn levels during pregnancy may impair fetal growth...
  56. pmc An assessment of the quality of care for children in eighteen randomly selected district and sub-district hospitals in Bangladesh
    Dewan M E Hoque
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka, 1212, Bangladesh
    BMC Pediatr 12:197. 2012
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  57. pmc Body composition of Bangladeshi children: comparison and development of leg-to-leg bioelectrical impedance equation
    Ashraful I Khan
    ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 30:281-90. 2012
    ..90, p<0.001). These data suggest Tanita analyzer may be a valid field-assessment technique in Bangladeshi children when using population-specific prediction equations, such as the ones developed here...
  58. doi Treating diarrhoeal disease in children under five: the global picture
    Carla Chan Unger
    Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Arch Dis Child 99:273-8. 2014
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  59. doi Community-based approaches and partnerships: innovations in health-service delivery in Bangladesh
    Shams El Arifeen
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Lancet 382:2012-26. 2013
    ..Past experience should guide future efforts to address rising public health concerns for Bangladesh and other underdeveloped countries. ..
  60. ncbi 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...
  61. doi Centralized Data Management in a Multicountry, Multisite Population-based Study
    Qazi Sadeq Ur Rahman
    From the Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh Child Health Research Foundation, Dhaka, Bangladesh International Center for Maternal and Newborn Health, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 35:S23-8. 2016
    ..The primary goal of designing such a system was to collect and store data from different sites in a standardized way to pool the data for analysis...
  62. doi Validation of a rapid neurodevelopmental assessment tool for 5 to 9 year-old children in Bangladesh
    Naila Z Khan
    Child Development Center, Department of Pediatric Neuroscience, Dhaka Shishu Children s Hospital, Sher E Bangla Nagar, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Pediatr 164:1165-1170.e6. 2014
    ..To validate a rapid neurodevelopmental assessment tool for use by child care professionals to determine neurodevelopmental impairments (NDIs) in children ages 5-9 years (61-108 months) in Bangladesh...
  63. doi Neurodevelopmental sequelae in pneumococcal meningitis cases in Bangladesh: a comprehensive follow-up study
    Samir K Saha
    Department of Microbiology, Bangladesh Institute of Child Health, Dhaka Shishu Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Clin Infect Dis 48:S90-6. 2009
    ..This study was an investigation of the short- and long-term impacts of pneumococcal meningitis among Bangladeshi children...
  64. ncbi Reducing child mortality: can public health deliver?
    Jennifer Bryce
    Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development, WHO, 1211, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 362:159-64. 2003
    ..The millennium development goal for child survival can be achieved, but only if strategies for delivery interventions are greatly improved and scaled-up...
  65. ncbi Context matters: interpreting impact findings in child survival evaluations
    Cesar G Victora
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Epidemiologia, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, CP 464, Pelotas RS 96001, Brazil
    Health Policy Plan 20:i18-i31. 2005
    ..Two case studies - from Tanzania and Peru - show how appropriate consideration of contextual factors may help explain apparently conflicting evaluation results...
  66. doi Trends in stillbirths, early and late neonatal mortality in rural Bangladesh: the role of public health interventions
    Carine Ronsmans
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:269-79. 2008
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  67. ncbi 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...
  68. 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...
  69. ncbi 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...
  70. doi 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...
  71. 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...
  72. ncbi Influence of iron and zinc status on cadmium accumulation in Bangladeshi women
    Maria Kippler
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 222:221-6. 2007
    ..In conclusion, low iron stores were associated with increased cadmium accumulation, but only at adequate zinc status...
  73. ncbi 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...
  74. pmc Setting priorities in global child health research investments: assessment of principles and practice
    Igor Rudan
    Split University School of Medicine, Split, Croatia
    Croat Med J 48:595-604. 2007
    ..This prioritization requires a process that is transparent, systematic, and that would take into account many perspectives and build on advantages of previous approaches...
  75. 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...
  76. ncbi 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...
  77. ncbi 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...
  78. ncbi 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...
  79. ncbi 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...
  80. doi How much does quality of child care vary between health workers with differing durations of training? An observational multicountry study
    Luis Huicho
    Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia and Instituto de Salud del Niño, Lima, Peru, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 372:910-6. 2008
    ..We compared the performance of different categories of health workers who are trained in Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI)...
  81. pmc Setting priorities in global child health research investments: addressing values of stakeholders
    Lydia Kapiriri
    Joint Center for Bioethics, University of Toronto Medical School, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Croat Med J 48:618-27. 2007
    ..To identify main groups of stakeholders in the process of health research priority setting and propose strategies for addressing their systems of values...
  82. pmc Setting priorities in global child health research investments: universal challenges and conceptual framework
    Igor Rudan
    Croatian Centre for Global Health, University of Split Medical School, Soltanska 2, 21000 Split, Croatia
    Croat Med J 49:307-17. 2008
  83. pmc Setting priorities in child health research investments for South Africa
    Mark Tomlinson
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
    PLoS Med 4:e259. 2007
  84. ncbi 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...
  85. 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...
  86. ncbi Maternal health and care-seeking behavior in Bangladesh: findings from a national survey
    Michael A Koenig
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 33:75-82. 2007
    ..Although the reduction of maternal mortality levels is a key Millennium Development Goal, community-based evidence on obstetric complications and maternal care-seeking behavior remains limited in low-resource countries...
  87. ncbi Childhood pneumonia and diarrhoea: setting our priorities right
    Igor Rudan
    Child Health and Nutrition Research Initiative, Global Forum for Health Research, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet Infect Dis 7:56-61. 2007
    ..We believe that only in this way will proper attention be given to delivery of proven interventions to reduce the high childhood mortality caused by pneumonia and diarrhoea...
  88. pmc How should we measure maternal mortality in the developing world? A comparison of household deaths and sibling history approaches
    Kenneth Hill
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, 21205 2179, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 84:173-80. 2006
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  89. ncbi Getting it right for children: a review of UNICEF joint health and nutrition strategy for 2006-15
    Jennifer Bryce
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Lancet 368:817-9. 2006