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  1. ncbi 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
  2. ncbi The effect of temperature on mortality in rural Bangladesh--a population-based time-series study
    Masahiro Hashizume
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, 1 12 4, Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8523, Japan
    Int J Epidemiol 38:1689-97. 2009
  3. ncbi Effect of scaling up women's groups on birth outcomes in three rural districts in Bangladesh: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Kishwar Azad
    Perinatal Care Project, Diabetic Association of Bangladesh, Shahbagh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Lancet 375:1193-202. 2010
  4. pmc Susceptibility to Vibrio cholerae infection in a cohort of household contacts of patients with cholera in Bangladesh
    Jason B Harris
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2:e221. 2008
  5. pmc Cause-specific mortality rates in sub-Saharan Africa and Bangladesh
    Martin Adjuik
    Navrongo Health Research Centre, Ghana
    Bull World Health Organ 84:181-8. 2006
  6. ncbi Herd immunity conferred by killed oral cholera vaccines in Bangladesh: a reanalysis
    Mohammad Ali
    International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea
    Lancet 366:44-9. 2005
  7. ncbi Arsenic in drinking-water and reproductive health outcomes: a study of participants in the Bangladesh Integrated Nutrition Programme
    Richard K Kwok
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, PO Box 12194, 3040 Cornwallis Road, NC 27709, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:190-205. 2006
  8. pmc Influenza in outpatient ILI case-patients in national hospital-based surveillance, Bangladesh, 2007-2008
    Rashid Uz Zaman
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS ONE 4:e8452. 2009
  9. ncbi 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
  10. ncbi 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

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  1. ncbi 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
    Neonatal mortality accounts for a high proportion of deaths in children under the age of 5 years in Bangladesh. Therefore the project for advancing the health of newborns and mothers (Projahnmo) implemented a community-based intervention ..
  2. ncbi The effect of temperature on mortality in rural Bangladesh--a population-based time-series study
    Masahiro Hashizume
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, 1 12 4, Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8523, Japan
    Int J Epidemiol 38:1689-97. 2009
    ..However, few studies have examined temperature-mortality relationship in the rural areas of developing countries. In this study we therefore aimed to characterize the daily temperature-mortality relationships in rural Bangladesh.
  3. ncbi Effect of scaling up women's groups on birth outcomes in three rural districts in Bangladesh: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Kishwar Azad
    Perinatal Care Project, Diabetic Association of Bangladesh, Shahbagh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Lancet 375:1193-202. 2010
    ..We assessed the effectiveness of a scaled-up development programme with women's groups to address maternal and neonatal care in three rural districts of Bangladesh.
  4. pmc Susceptibility to Vibrio cholerae infection in a cohort of household contacts of patients with cholera in Bangladesh
    Jason B Harris
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2:e221. 2008
    ..Despite recent progress in understanding the molecular basis of Vibrio cholerae pathogenesis, there is relatively little knowledge of the factors that determine the variability in human susceptibility to V. cholerae infection...
  5. pmc Cause-specific mortality rates in sub-Saharan Africa and Bangladesh
    Martin Adjuik
    Navrongo Health Research Centre, Ghana
    Bull World Health Organ 84:181-8. 2006
    ..To provide internationally comparable data on the frequencies of different causes of death...
  6. ncbi Herd immunity conferred by killed oral cholera vaccines in Bangladesh: a reanalysis
    Mohammad Ali
    International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea
    Lancet 366:44-9. 2005
    ..We reanalysed data from a field trial in Bangladesh to ascertain whether there is evidence of indirect protection from killed oral cholera vaccines.
  7. ncbi Arsenic in drinking-water and reproductive health outcomes: a study of participants in the Bangladesh Integrated Nutrition Programme
    Richard K Kwok
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, PO Box 12194, 3040 Cornwallis Road, NC 27709, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:190-205. 2006
    ..exposed to a range of naturally-occurring concentrations of arsenic in drinking-water in three upazilas in Bangladesh to find out relationships between arsenic exposure and selected reproductive health outcomes...
  8. pmc Influenza in outpatient ILI case-patients in national hospital-based surveillance, Bangladesh, 2007-2008
    Rashid Uz Zaman
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS ONE 4:e8452. 2009
    ..To explore the epidemiology and seasonality of influenza throughout the country and among all age groups, we established nationally representative hospital-based surveillance necessary to guide influenza prevention and control efforts...
  9. ncbi 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
    ..This prospective cohort study, based on 1,578 mother-infant pairs, was conducted in Matlab, Bangladesh, in 2002-2003...
  10. ncbi 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.
  11. 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)...
  12. ncbi Effects of in utero arsenic exposure on child immunity and morbidity in rural Bangladesh
    Rubhana Raqib
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Toxicol Lett 185:197-202. 2009
    ..Pregnant women were enrolled at 6-10 weeks of gestation in Matlab, a rural area of Bangladesh, extensively affected by arsenic contamination of tubewell water...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi Equity in use of home-based or facility-based skilled obstetric care in rural Bangladesh: an observational study
    Mahbub Elahi Chowdhury
    ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, Bangladesh
    Lancet 367:327-32. 2006
    ..We analysed whether socioeconomic status results in differences in the use of professional midwives at home and in a basic obstetric facility in a rural area of Bangladesh, where obstetric care was free of charge.
  15. pmc Recurrent zoonotic transmission of Nipah virus into humans, Bangladesh, 2001-2007
    Stephen P Luby
    International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1229-35. 2009
    Human Nipah outbreaks recur in a specific region and time of year in Bangladesh. Fruit bats are the reservoir host for Nipah virus...
  16. ncbi Association between climate variability and hospital visits for non-cholera diarrhoea in Bangladesh: effects and vulnerable groups
    Masahiro Hashizume
    Public and Environmental Health Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1030-7. 2007
    We estimated the effects of rainfall and temperature on the number of non-cholera diarrhoea cases and identified population factors potentially affecting vulnerability to the effect of the climate factors in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  17. pmc Contamination of drinking-water by arsenic in Bangladesh: a public health emergency
    A H Smith
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720 7360, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 78:1093-103. 2000
    The contamination of groundwater by arsenic in Bangladesh is the largest poisoning of a population in history, with millions of people exposed...
  18. pmc Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of serologically atypical strains of Shigella flexneri type 4 isolated in Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Kaisar A Talukder
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 40:2490-7. 2002
    ..from patients attending the Dhaka treatment center of the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, were extensively characterized and compared with S. flexneri serotypes 4a and 4b...
  19. pmc Shifting prevalence of major diarrheal pathogens in patients seeking hospital care during floods in 1998, 2004, and 2007 in Dhaka, Bangladesh
    AARON M HARRIS
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:708-14. 2008
    b>Bangladesh experienced severe flooding and diarrheal epidemics in 2007. We compared flood data from 2007 with 2004 and 1998 for diarrheal patients attending the ICDDR,B hospital in Dhaka...
  20. ncbi Health Effects of Arsenic Longitudinal Study (HEALS): description of a multidisciplinary epidemiologic investigation
    Habibul Ahsan
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:191-205. 2006
    ..of Arsenic Longitudinal Study (HEALS), a multidisciplinary and large prospective cohort study in Araihazar, Bangladesh, was established to evaluate the effects of full-dose range arsenic (As) exposure on various health outcomes, ..
  21. ncbi Women's status and domestic violence in rural Bangladesh: individual- and community-level effects
    Michael A Koenig
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Demography 40:269-88. 2003
    We explore the determinants of domestic violence in two rural areas of Bangladesh. We found increased education, higher socioeconomic status, non-Muslim religion, and extended family residence to be associated with lower risks of violence...
  22. pmc Effect of arsenic exposure during pregnancy on infant development at 7 months in rural Matlab, Bangladesh
    Fahmida Tofail
    Child Development Unit, Clinical Sciences Division and Public Health Sciences Division, International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Environ Health Perspect 117:288-93. 2009
    ..Exposure to arsenic-contaminated drinking water during pregnancy is associated with low birth weight and fetal loss, and there is concern that the infants' development may be affected...
  23. ncbi Rising prevalence of type 2 diabetes in rural Bangladesh: a population based study
    M A Rahim
    Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, Department of International Health, University of Oslo, Norway
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 77:300-5. 2007
    ..changes in the prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus and its associated risk factors in a rural population of Bangladesh. A total of 4757 subjects age >/=20 years both male and female were enrolled randomly in a cross-sectional study ..
  24. pmc Risk for infection with highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (H5N1) in backyard chickens, Bangladesh
    Paritosh K Biswas
    Department of Microbiology, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Khulshi, Chittagong, Bangladesh
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1931-6. 2009
    ..risk factors for infection with highly pathogenic avian influenza A virus (H5N1) in backyard chickens in Bangladesh, we conducted a matched case-control study...
  25. ncbi Maternal arsenic exposure associated with low birth weight in Bangladesh
    Karen L Huyck
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:1097-104. 2007
    ..To characterize the effects of maternal arsenic exposure on birth weight...
  26. ncbi Gender and age differences in the metabolism of inorganic arsenic in a highly exposed population in Bangladesh
    Anna Lena Lindberg
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Res 106:110-20. 2008
    ..elucidate the influence of various factors on current arsenic exposure and metabolism in Matlab, a rural area in Bangladesh, where elevated water arsenic concentrations and malnutrition are prevalent...
  27. pmc Impact monitoring of the national scale up of zinc treatment for childhood diarrhea in Bangladesh: repeat ecologic surveys
    Charles P Larson
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS Med 6:e1000175. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to monitor the impact of the first national campaign to scale up zinc treatment of childhood diarrhea in Bangladesh.
  28. pmc Prevalence of anopheline species and their Plasmodium infection status in epidemic-prone border areas of Bangladesh
    Mohammad Shafiul Alam
    Parasitology Laboratory, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Malar J 9:15. 2010
    Information related to malaria vectors is very limited in Bangladesh. In the changing environment and various Anopheles species may be incriminated and play role in the transmission cycle...
  29. pmc Disease burden due to enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli in the first 2 years of life in an urban community in Bangladesh
    Firdausi Qadri
    International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Laboratory Sciences Division B, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Infect Immun 75:3961-8. 2007
    ..from birth up to 2 years of age to determine the incidence of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) in Bangladesh. The average number of diarrheal days and incidence rates were 6.6 and 2.3/child/year, respectively...
  30. ncbi Determinants of the use of maternal health services in rural Bangladesh
    Nitai Chakraborty
    Department of Statistics, Dhaka University, Bangladesh
    Health Promot Int 18:327-37. 2003
    ..this paper an attempt is made to examine the factors associated with the use of maternal health care services in Bangladesh on the basis of data from a survey of maternal morbidity in Bangladesh, conducted by the Bangladesh Institute of ..
  31. pmc Diarrheal epidemics in Dhaka, Bangladesh, during three consecutive floods: 1988, 1998, and 2004
    Brian S Schwartz
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:1067-73. 2006
    ..during 1988, 1998, and 2004 flood-associated diarrheal epidemics at a diarrhea treatment hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Compared with non-flood periods, individuals presenting during flood-associated epidemics were older, more ..
  32. ncbi Refractory periods and climate forcing in cholera dynamics
    Katia Koelle
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 2045 Kraus Natural Science Building, University of Michigan, 830 North University Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1048, USA
    Nature 436:696-700. 2005
    ..immunity explains the interannual disease cycles present in a four-decade cholera time series from Matlab, Bangladesh. We reconstruct the transmission rate, the key epidemiological parameter affected by extrinsic forcing, over ..
  33. ncbi 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...
  34. pmc New variants of Vibrio cholerae O1 biotype El Tor with attributes of the classical biotype from hospitalized patients with acute diarrhea in Bangladesh
    G Balakrish Nair
    Laboratory Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 40:3296-9. 2002
    ..Although the classical biotype of V. cholerae O1 is extinct, even in southern Bangladesh, the last of the niches where this biotype prevailed, we have identified new varieties of V...
  35. pmc Prevalence of toxin types and colonization factors in enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli isolated during a 2-year period from diarrheal patients in Bangladesh
    F Qadri
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 38:27-31. 2000
    ..This study supports the fact that ETEC is still a major cause of childhood diarrhea in Bangladesh, especially in children up to 3 years of age, and that measures to prevent such infections are needed in ..
  36. ncbi Physical distance, genetic relationship, age, and leprosy classification are independent risk factors for leprosy in contacts of patients with leprosy
    F Johannes Moet
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Infect Dis 193:346-53. 2006
    ..Several risk factors have been identified, including genetic relationship and physical distance. Their independent contributions to the risk of developing leprosy, however, have never been sufficiently quantified...
  37. ncbi Prevalence of hypertension in Bangladesh: effect of socioeconomic risk factor on difference between rural and urban community
    M A Sayeed
    Research Division, Bangladesh Institute of Research and Rehabilitation in Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders BIRDEM, Dhaka
    Bangladesh Med Res Counc Bull 28:7-18. 2002
    ..This study explored that hypertension prevalence in the native Bangladeshis is almost comparable to that of other Asian populations and South Asian migrants...
  38. ncbi 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...
  39. ncbi Antibiotic resistance and genetic diversity of Shigella sonnei isolated from patients with diarrhoea between 1999 and 2003 in Bangladesh
    Kaisar A Talukder
    ICDDR, B, Centre for Health and Population Research, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Med Microbiol 55:1257-63. 2006
    ..patients admitted to the diarrhoea treatment centre of the International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh. More than 60% of the isolates were resistant to nalidixic acid, 89% to sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim and 9...
  40. pmc Visceral leishmaniasis elimination programme in India, Bangladesh, and Nepal: reshaping the case finding/case management strategy
    Dinesh Mondal
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases Research, Laboratory Sciences Division, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e355. 2009
    We sought to estimate visceral leishmaniasis (VL) burden in Bangladesh, India, and Nepal and document care-seeking behaviour for VL to provide baseline information for monitoring the VL elimination program and identify options for ..
  41. pmc Leptospirosis during dengue outbreak, Bangladesh
    Regina C LaRocque
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:766-9. 2005
    We collected acute-phase serum samples from febrile patients at 2 major hospitals in Dhaka, Bangladesh, during an outbreak of dengue fever in 2001. A total of 18% of dengue-negative patients tested positive for leptospirosis...
  42. ncbi Dual job holding practitioners in Bangladesh: an exploration
    Reinhold Gruen
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Soc Sci Med 54:267-79. 2002
    This paper analyses the system of financial and non-financial incentives underlying job preferences of doctors in Bangladesh who work both in government health services and in private practice...
  43. pmc Water arsenic exposure and intellectual function in 6-year-old children in Araihazar, Bangladesh
    Gail A Wasserman
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:285-9. 2007
    We recently reported results of a cross-sectional investigation of intellectual function in 10-year-olds in Bangladesh, who had been exposed to arsenic from drinking water in their home wells.
  44. ncbi Impact of an entertainment-education television drama on health knowledge and behavior in Bangladesh: an application of propensity score matching
    Mai P Do
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Health Commun 11:301-25. 2006
    Shabuj Chaya is a weekly television drama broadcast during a 13-week period in Bangladesh in 2000. It used an entertainment-education format to increase health knowledge and to promote visits to health clinic and modern contraceptive use...
  45. pmc Identifying sick children requiring referral to hospital in Bangladesh
    H D Kalter
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 75:65-75. 1997
    ..2 months to 5 years) were prospectively sampled from patients presenting at a children's hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The study paediatricians obtained a standardized history and carried out a physical examination, including ..
  46. ncbi Skin manifestations of arsenicosis in two villages in Bangladesh
    Takafumi Kadono
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, School of International Health, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Dermatol 41:841-6. 2002
    Arsenic contamination in groundwater affects 35 million people in Bangladesh, but the prevalence of arsenic contamination in local communities remains to be clarified...
  47. pmc A case-control study to assess the relationship between poverty and visual impairment from cataract in Kenya, the Philippines, and Bangladesh
    Hannah Kuper
    International Centre for Eye Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 5:e244. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between visual impairment from cataract and poverty in adults in Kenya, Bangladesh, and the Philippines.
  48. ncbi A 4-year study of the epidemiology of Vibrio cholerae in four rural areas of Bangladesh
    R Bradley Sack
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Infect Dis 187:96-101. 2003
    ..Since 1997, fortnightly surveillance in 4 widely separated geographic locations in Bangladesh has been performed to identify patients with cholera and to collect environmental data...
  49. ncbi Gender, socioeconomic development and health-seeking behaviour in Bangladesh
    S M Ahmed
    BRAC Research anid Evaluation Division, BRAC Centre, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Soc Sci Med 51:361-71. 2000
    ..Using cross-sectional data from the BRAC-ICDDR,B Joint Research Project in Matlab, Bangladesh, this paper examines the impact of membership in BRAC's integrated Rural Development Programme (RDP) on gender ..
  50. pmc Critical factors influencing the occurrence of Vibrio cholerae in the environment of Bangladesh
    Anwar Huq
    Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, 701 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:4645-54. 2005
    ..in coastal communities, and the appearance of the new serotype Vibrio cholerae O139 in India and subsequently in Bangladesh have stimulated efforts to understand environmental factors influencing the growth and geographic distribution ..
  51. pmc Person-to-person transmission of Nipah virus in a Bangladeshi community
    Emily S Gurley
    Program on Infectious Diseases and Vaccine Sciences, ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1031-7. 2007
    An encephalitis outbreak was investigated in Faridpur District, Bangladesh, in April-May 2004 to determine the cause of the outbreak and risk factors for disease. Biologic specimens were tested for Nipah virus...
  52. ncbi Chronic arsenic exposure and adverse pregnancy outcomes in bangladesh
    Abul Hasnat Milton
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health NCEPH, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Epidemiology 16:82-6. 2005
    ..This cross-sectional study assessed the association between arsenic in drinking water and spontaneous abortion, stillbirth, and neonatal death...
  53. ncbi Prevalence of depression and diabetes: a population-based study from rural Bangladesh
    S Asghar
    Institute for Psychiatric Research, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Diabet Med 24:872-7. 2007
    To determine the extent of depressive symptoms in a rural community of Bangladesh and its association with newly recognized diabetes.
  54. pmc Bacteremic typhoid fever in children in an urban slum, Bangladesh
    W Abdullah Brooks
    ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:326-9. 2005
    ..The relative risk for preschool children compared with older persons was 8.9. Our regression model showed that these children were clinically ill, which suggests a role for preschool immunization...
  55. pmc Prospective case-control study of the association between common enteric protozoal parasites and diarrhea in Bangladesh
    Rashidul Haque
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh
    Clin Infect Dis 48:1191-7. 2009
    ..Our objective was to determine, by use of modern diagnostic methods, the proportion of diarrhea cases in Bangladesh attributable to Cryptosporidium hominis, Cryptosporidium parvum, Entamoeba histolytica, and Giardia lamblia ..
  56. ncbi Factors associated with being underweight, overweight and obese among ever-married non-pregnant urban women in Bangladesh
    M M H Khan
    Department of Public Health Medicine, School of Public Health, Bielefeld University, PO Box 100131, Bielefeld D 33501, Germany
    Singapore Med J 50:804-13. 2009
    ..In Bangladesh, the prevalence of underweightness is very high with an increasing trend of overweightness and obesity...
  57. pmc Clinical outcomes in household contacts of patients with cholera in Bangladesh
    Ana A Weil
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Clin Infect Dis 49:1473-9. 2009
    ..cholerae infection and associated clinical symptoms in household contacts of patients with cholera and to identify risk factors for development of severe dehydration in this cohort...
  58. ncbi Household characteristics associated with handwashing with soap in rural Bangladesh
    Stephen P Luby
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:882-7. 2009
    ..Among 100 randomly selected villages in rural Bangladesh, field workers enrolled 10 households per village and observed and recorded household activities for 5 hours...
  59. ncbi Urinary arsenic concentration adjustment factors and malnutrition
    Barbro Nermell
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Res 106:212-8. 2008
    ..and specific gravity in spot urine samples collected from 1466 individuals, 5-88 years of age, in Matlab, rural Bangladesh, where arsenic-contaminated drinking water and malnutrition are prevalent (about 30% of the adults had body mass ..
  60. pmc Early-life nutritional and environmental determinants of thymic size in infants born in rural Bangladesh
    Sophie E Moore
    MRC Keneba, MRC Laboratories, Banju, The Gambia
    Acta Paediatr 98:1168-75. 2009
    The aim was to assess the impact of nutritional status and environmental exposures on infant thymic development in the rural Matlab region of Bangladesh.
  61. ncbi Reliability of a commercial kit to test groundwater for arsenic in Bangladesh
    A van Geen
    Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, Palisades, New York 10964, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:299-303. 2005
    A comparison of field and laboratory measurements of arsenic in groundwater of Araihazar, Bangladesh, indicates that the most widely used field kit correctly determined the status of 88% of 799 wells relative to the local standard of 50 ..
  62. ncbi Diabetes and impaired fasting glycemia in a rural population of Bangladesh
    M Abu Sayeed
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Research Division, BIRDEM, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Diabetes Care 26:1034-9. 2003
    To determine the prevalence of type 2 diabetes and impaired fasting glycemia (IFG) in a rural population of Bangladesh.
  63. ncbi Type 2 diabetes and impaired fasting blood glucose in rural Bangladesh: a population-based study
    Akhtar Hussain
    Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, Department of International Health, University of Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Public Health 17:291-6. 2007
    ..Therefore, it is of particular interest to study the epidemiological transition of the state and to identify the risk factors in order to recognize the extent of the problem...
  64. pmc The key informant method: a novel means of ascertaining blind children in Bangladesh
    Mohammad A Muhit
    International Centre for Eye Health, Clinical Research Unit, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1 7HT UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 91:995-9. 2007
    ..To obtain a more representative population-based sample of children, a novel method was developed for ascertaining severe visually impaired (SVI) or blind (BL) children by training local volunteers to act as key informants (KIs)...
  65. ncbi Clinical and laboratory features of radiologic pneumonia in severely malnourished infants attending an urban diarrhea treatment center in Bangladesh
    Mohammod Jobayer Chisti
    Clinical Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:174-7. 2010
    ..Case fatality rate was greater in cases than controls (23% vs. 0%, P = 0.04). The sensitivity and specificity of fast breathing, lower chest wall indrawing, and nasal flaring in diagnosing pneumonia was poor among the cases...
  66. pmc Perceived delay in healthcare-seeking for episodes of serious illness and its implications for safe motherhood interventions in rural Bangladesh
    J Killewo
    Reproductive Health Programme, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:403-12. 2006
    ..care for episodes of serious illness and their possible implications for safe motherhood interventions in rural Bangladesh, a cross-sectional study was initiated in Matlab sub-district on the perceptions of household heads regarding ..
  67. pmc Seasonal cholera from multiple small outbreaks, rural Bangladesh
    O Colin Stine
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:831-3. 2008
    ..The observed minimal overlap in VNTR patterns between the 2 communities was consistent with sequential, small outbreaks from local sources...
  68. pmc Knowledge on the transmission, prevention and treatment of malaria among two endemic populations of Bangladesh and their health-seeking behaviour
    Syed Masud Ahmed
    BRAC Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC Centre, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212 Bangladesh
    Malar J 8:173. 2009
    ..of malaria, which is essential for an evidence-based design of prevention and control programmes, is lacking in Bangladesh. This paper attempts to fill this knowledge gap by using data from a population-based prevalence survey ..
  69. pmc Reduction in urinary arsenic levels in response to arsenic mitigation efforts in Araihazar, Bangladesh
    Yu Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:917-23. 2007
    There is a need to identify and evaluate an effective mitigation program for arsenic exposure from drinking water in Bangladesh.
  70. ncbi Violent deaths among women of reproductive age in rural Bangladesh
    M Kapil Ahmed
    Health and Demographic Surveillance System, ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Soc Sci Med 59:311-9. 2004
    ..The study took place in Matlab, a rural sub-district in Bangladesh between 1982 and 1998...
  71. ncbi Molecular epidemiology of adenovirus infection among infants and children with acute gastroenteritis in Dhaka City, Bangladesh
    Shuvra Kanti Dey
    Department of Developmental Medical Sciences, Institute of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Infect Genet Evol 9:518-22. 2009
    A total of 917 fecal specimens collected from infants and children with acute gastroenteritis in Dhaka City, Bangladesh during 2004-2005 were examined for the presence of adenoviruses by PCR. Adenoviruses were identified in 17 of 917 (1...
  72. pmc Serogroup, virulence, and genetic traits of Vibrio parahaemolyticus in the estuarine ecosystem of Bangladesh
    Munirul Alam
    International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:6268-74. 2009
    ..The demonstrated prevalence of tdh-positive and diarrheagenic serogroup O8:K21 strains in coastal villages of Bangladesh indicates a significant human health risk for inhabitants.
  73. ncbi Informal sector providers in Bangladesh: how equipped are they to provide rational health care?
    Syed Masud Ahmed
    BRAC Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC Centre, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Health Policy Plan 24:467-78. 2009
    In Bangladesh, there is a lack of knowledge about the large body of informal sector practitioners, who are the major providers of health care to the poor, especially in rural areas, knowledge which is essential for designing a need-based, ..
  74. pmc Rapid assessment of avoidable blindness and needs assessment of cataract surgical services in Satkhira District, Bangladesh
    Z Wadud
    Child Sight Foundation, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Br J Ophthalmol 90:1225-9. 2006
    To estimate the magnitude and causes of blindness in people aged > or =50 years in Satkhira district, Bangladesh, and to assess the availability of cataract surgical services.
  75. ncbi Socioeconomic factors and processes associated with domestic violence in rural Bangladesh
    Lisa M Bates
    Empowerment of Women Research Program, Center for Applied Behavioral and Evaluation Research, Academy for Educational Development, Boston, MA, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 30:190-9. 2004
    Although the pervasiveness of domestic violence against women in Bangladesh is well documented, specific risk factors, particularly those that can be affected by policies and programs, are not well understood.
  76. pmc Validation of community health workers' assessment of neonatal illness in rural Bangladesh
    Gary L Darmstadt
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 87:12-9. 2009
    ..sensitivity, specificity, and positive and negative predictive values) of a clinical algorithm as used by community health workers (CHWs) to detect and classify neonatal illness during routine household visits in rural Bangladesh.
  77. ncbi Rural-urban migration and child survival in urban Bangladesh: are the urban migrants and poor disadvantaged?
    M Mazharul Islam
    Department of Statistics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Biosoc Sci 40:83-96. 2008
    This paper analyses the levels and trends of childhood mortality in urban Bangladesh, and examines whether children's survival chances are poorer among the urban migrants and urban poor...
  78. ncbi Utilization of health facilities and trained birth attendants for childbirth in rural Bangladesh: an empirical study
    Bimal Kanti Paul
    Department of Geography, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66506, USA
    Soc Sci Med 54:1755-65. 2002
    The majority of births in rural Bangladesh are carried out in unhygienic conditions by relatives and traditional birth attendants (TBAs)...
  79. ncbi Epidemic and endemic cholera trends over a 33-year period in Bangladesh
    Ira M Longini
    Department of Biostatistics, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Infect Dis 186:246-51. 2002
    ..To investigate these patterns, cholera data collected over 33 years (1966-1998) in Matlab, Bangladesh, were analyzed. Time-lagged autocorrelations were stratified by Vibrio cholerae serogroup, serotype, and biotype...
  80. 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...
  81. ncbi Impact of intestinal permeability, inflammation status and parasitic infections on infant growth faltering in rural Bangladesh
    Rie Goto
    Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Br J Nutr 101:1509-16. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that rural Bangladeshi infants are being exposed to high levels of infection with concomitant gut damage and growth faltering...
  82. ncbi Impact of anti-Giardia and anthelminthic treatment on infant growth and intestinal permeability in rural Bangladesh: a randomised double-blind controlled study
    Rie Goto
    Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:520-9. 2009
    In order to test the impact of Giardia and geohelminthic infection on infant growth faltering in Bangladesh, a randomised double-blind placebo controlled intervention of 36 weeks' duration was conducted in a rural community located 40 km ..
  83. pmc Arsenic methylation, GSTT1, GSTM1, GSTP1 polymorphisms, and skin lesions
    Kathleen M McCarty
    Yale University School of Medicine, Epidemiology and Public Health, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:341-5. 2007
    ..We investigated whether primary and secondary arsenic methylation ratios were associated with skin lesions and whether GSTT1, GSTP1, and GSTM1 polymorphisms modify these relationships...
  84. ncbi Clinical value of Tubex and Typhidot rapid diagnostic tests for typhoid fever in an urban community clinic in Bangladesh
    Aliya Naheed
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 61:381-6. 2008
    ..We evaluated these tests in a community clinic in Bangladesh. Blood samples were obtained from 867 febrile patients for culture, Typhidot and Tubex tests...
  85. ncbi Demand-based water options for arsenic mitigation: an experience from rural Bangladesh
    B A Hoque
    Environment and Population Research Center, Lalmatia, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Public Health 118:70-7. 2004
    A supply of safe drinking water is a recognized global concern. The arsenic contamination of groundwater in Bangladesh and other countries has furthered this concern...
  86. pmc Prevalence of the pandemic genotype of Vibrio parahaemolyticus in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and significance of its distribution across different serotypes
    N A Bhuiyan
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    J Clin Microbiol 40:284-6. 2002
    ..strains of Vibrio parahaemolyticus belonging to 14 serotypes were isolated from hospitalized patients in Dhaka, Bangladesh, from January 1998 to December 2000...
  87. ncbi Differing health and health-seeking behaviour: ethnic minorities of the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh
    S M Ahmed
    Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC Centre, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Asia Pac J Public Health 13:100-8. 2001
    ..investigates the health and health-seeking behaviour of the indigenous population of Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh by surveying 2,550 randomly selected households from five major ethnic groups residing in the region...
  88. ncbi Effects of local climate variability on transmission dynamics of cholera in Matlab, Bangladesh
    M S Islam
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:1165-70. 2009
    Cholera is considered as a model for climate-related infectious diseases. In Bangladesh, cholera epidemics occur during summer and winter seasons, but it is not known how climate variability influences the seasonality of cholera...
  89. pmc Local population and regional environmental drivers of cholera in Bangladesh
    Michael Emch
    Department of Geography, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, USA
    Environ Health 9:2. 2010
    Regional environmental factors have been shown to be related to cholera. Previous work in Bangladesh found that temporal patterns of cholera are positively related to satellite-derived environmental variables including ocean chlorophyll ..
  90. ncbi The effect of addressing demand for as well as supply of emergency obstetric care in Dinajpur, Bangladesh
    J Hossain
    NGO Services Delivery Program NSDP, CARE, Bangladesh
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 92:320-8. 2006
    The Dinajpur SafeMother Initiative (DSI) was designed to test the impact of several interventions on use of obstetric services in government health facilities in Northwestern Bangladesh during 1998-2001.
  91. ncbi Epidemiologic and clinical characteristics of acute diarrhea with emphasis on Entamoeba histolytica infections in preschool children in an urban slum of Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Rashidul Haque
    Centre for Health and Population Research, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:398-405. 2003
    ..Understanding the etiology, frequency, and consequences of acute diarrhea in children from a developing country should aid in the design of interventions to improve child health...
  92. ncbi Smoking and smokeless tobacco consumption: possible risk factors for coronary heart disease among young patients attending a tertiary care cardiac hospital in Bangladesh
    M A Rahman
    James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Public Health 122:1331-8. 2008
    To determine the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) associated with various types of tobacco consumption among young patients aged 20-49 years attending a tertiary care cardiac hospital in Bangladesh.
  93. pmc Plasmodium malariae in Bangladesh
    W Rahman
    Chittagong Medical College Hospital, Chittagong, Bangladesh
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 104:78-80. 2010
    ..Severe disease caused by P. malariae is extremely rare. The patient made a rapid recovery with intravenous quinine treatment...
  94. ncbi Prevalence of asymptomatic bacteriuria and its consequences in pregnancy in a rural community of Bangladesh
    M Anayet Ullah
    Department of Community Medicine, Rajshahi Medical College, Rajshahi, Bangladesh
    Bangladesh Med Res Counc Bull 33:60-4. 2007
    ..Screening of bacteriuria in pregnancy and proper treatment must be considered as an essential part of antenatal care in this rural community...
  95. ncbi Effect of weekly zinc supplements on incidence of pneumonia and diarrhoea in children younger than 2 years in an urban, low-income population in Bangladesh: randomised controlled trial
    W Abdullah Brooks
    The Centre for Health and Population Research, International Centre for Diarrhoea Disease Research, Mohakhali Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Lancet 366:999-1004. 2005
    ..We aimed to examine whether giving zinc weekly could prevent clinical pneumonia and diarrhoea in children younger than 2 years...
  96. ncbi Trends of under- and overweight among rural and urban poor women indicate the double burden of malnutrition in Bangladesh
    Sohana Shafique
    Helen Keller International, Gulshan, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Int J Epidemiol 36:449-57. 2007
    ..This paper explores current trends of under- and overweight in Bangladeshi women...
  97. pmc Outcomes of cataract surgery in Bangladesh: results from a population based nationwide survey
    R R A Bourne
    International Centre for Eye Health, Department of Epidemiology and International Eye Health, Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London, London, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 87:813-9. 2003
    To evaluate the outcome of cataract surgery in the population of Bangladesh.
  98. pmc A systematic review of arsenic exposure and its social and mental health effects with special reference to Bangladesh
    Johanna Brinkel
    Department of Public Health Medicine, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:1609-19. 2009
    ..Furthermore studies in China und Bangladesh have shown that mental health problems (e.g...
  99. ncbi Diagnosis of amebiasis in Bangladesh
    Rashidul Haque
    International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Arch Med Res 37:273-6. 2006
    ..histolytica in Bangladesh. We have compared the TechLab E...
  100. ncbi Decline in maternal mortality in Matlab, Bangladesh: a cautionary tale
    C Ronsmans
    Maternal and Child Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Lancet 350:1810-4. 1997
    A study in Matlab, Bangladesh, has provided evidence favouring a community-based maternity-care delivery system...
  101. pmc Association between manganese exposure through drinking water and infant mortality in Bangladesh
    Danella Hafeman
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1107-12. 2007
    Manganese is a common natural contaminant of groundwater in Bangladesh. In this cross-sectional study we assessed the association between water manganese and all-cause infant mortality in the offspring of female participants in the Health ..

Research Grants70

  1. A Culturally Tailored LIfestyle Intervention to Prevent Diabetes in South Asians:
    KABAYAM M VENKAT NARAYAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: The South Asian Community, people with origins in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, or Bhutan, are more likely to get diabetes, get diabetes at younger ages, and do ..
  2. New Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Amebiasis
    JOEL F HERBEIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The tests will be provided to UVA and our consortium sites in Bangladesh and Germany for clinical testing...
  3. Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America
    Alka M Kanaya; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): South Asians (individuals from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka) represent a quarter of the world's population and are one of the fasting growing ethnic groups in the United ..
  4. Assessment of Dehydration in Children with Diarrhea in Resource-Limited Settings
    ADAM CARL LEVINE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Nur Haque Alam of the International Center for Diarrheal Disease and Research, Bangladesh (ICDDRB), and Dr. Earl F. Cook of the Harvard School of Public Health...
  5. Bangladesh Centre for Global Environmental and Occupational Health
    Dewan Shamsul Alam; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The population of Bangladesh faces several environmental health challenges (i.e., water pollution, climate change, and air pollution), which are escalating as public health priorities in the country...
  6. Environmental arsenic and diabetes mellitus
    Miroslav Styblo; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Several studies in arseniasis-endemic areas of Taiwan, Bangladesh, and Mexico have linked chronic exposures to high or moderate levels of iAs in drinking water to an increased ..
  7. Maternal genitourinary infections and adverse perinatal outcomes
    Abdullah Hel Baqui; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..flora with Nugent score 4-6) and UTI in early pregnancy (12-16 weeks) on preterm live birth in Sylhet District, Bangladesh. Secondary aims include evaluation of the program impact on the: a) proportion of pregnancies with outcomes ..
  8. Protecutive immunity to human cholera in Bangladesh
    Edward T Ryan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..effort between researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital-Harvard University and the ICDDR,B in Dhaka, Bangladesh. RELEVANCE: Cholera affects 5-7 million individuals each year, killing over 100,000, globally...
  9. Fogarty Global Health Fellows Coordinating Center
    CHARLES MICHAEL VAN DER HORST; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..research training sites in Africa (Ghana, Malawi, South Africa (2), Swaziland, Uganda (2), Zambia), Asia (Bangladesh, China (3), India, Thailand) and South America (Argentina, Brazil, Peru)...
  10. Development of a recombinant Nipah virus vaccine for wildlife
    MILOSZ ANDRZEJ FABER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Outbreaks of Nipah infection occurred in 1998-1999 in Malaysia and in 2001 and 2003-2004 in Bangladesh, killing more than 135 people and initially generating mortality rates of 40% and recently of more than 69%...
  11. The Ecology, Emergence and Pandemic Potential of Nipah virus in Bangladesh
    Peter Daszak; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Since this time, 7 recognized outbreaks of NiV have occurred in Bangladesh and India...
  12. Phages and Genomic Variation in Vibrio Cholerae Evolution
    JOHN JOSEPH MEKALANOS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..cholerae (e.g., cholera toxin genes via the filamentous phage CTXf). Furthermore, our fieldwork in Bangladesh has provided direct evidence that lytic vibriophages seemly end cholera epidemics through predation and ..
  13. Epidemiology and Ecology of Vibrio cholerae in Bangladesh
    Richard Bradley Sack; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..During our first study, we carried out biweekly clinical and environmental surveillance in four rural areas of Bangladesh. Analysis of our accumulated clinical and environmental data identified factors that are significantly ..
  14. Field-Deployable Monitor to Assess Personal Exposure to Multiple Heavy Metals
    BADAWI M DWEIK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..compact packaged units will be fabricated for use in ongoing epidemiological studies in three field locations (Bangladesh, Tar Creek, OK and Mexico City) in collaboration with Harvard School of Public Health...
  15. A Study of Telomeres in an Arsenic-Exposed Bangladesh Cohort
    BRANDON LEE PIERCE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..a highly feasible and efficient manner, using existing data from a longitudinal cohort study of As exposure in Bangladesh (n=27,000) with ~6-8 years of follow-up data...
  16. Biomarkers for Arsenic Toxicity: Genetics, Epigenetics and Folate
    MARY VELESCA GAMBLE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our work over the past several years in Bangladesh has made seminal findings regarding the strong impact of nutritional regulation of one-carbon metabolism on the ..
  17. Exploring arsenic and its metabolites in a transgenic model
    Iain L Cartwright; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..water, a situation that has affected an estimated 100 million people worldwide, albeit disproportionately so in Bangladesh and West Bengal owing to the widespread provision of wells drawing arsenic-laced groundwater...
  18. Effects of Climate Change on Cholera Dynamics and Prediction
    Shafiqul Islam; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..among Tufts University, University of Maryland, and an international partner - Institute of Water Modeling from Bangladesh -- integrates and builds on several decades of expanding interdisciplinary experience in ecology and ..
  19. Nipah &Hendra Virus Nonhuman Primate Model &Therapeutics Development
    THOMAS WILLIAM GEISBERT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..spill-over events have been reported from 1995 to 2007 and Nipah outbreaks have occurred on a regular basis in Bangladesh and India...
  20. High-throughput proteomic study of protective immunity in human cholera infection
    Richelle C Charles; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..approaches, and builds upon ongoing collaborations with the International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B), Harvard Institute of Proteomics, and Arizona State University...
  21. High throughput NAPPA-proteoimmunomics and Vibrio cholerae vaccine development
    Edward T Ryan; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..MGH), Harvard Institute of Proteomics (HIP), and International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research in Dhaka, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B). Specific Aim #1...
  22. Incidence and Natural History of Hepatitis E Virus in Pregnant Bangladeshi Women
    ALAIN BERNARD LABRIQUE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..we will 1) enroll and follow ~10,000 newly pregnant women through 3 months postpartum in a representative, rural Bangladesh population to identify the trimester-specific incidence of HEV infection, rates of illness, and risk factors for ..
  23. South Asian Health: From Research to Practice and Policy
    Latha P Palaniappan; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..5 million. This population, which hails largely from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal, has staggering cardiovascular and cancer risk...
  24. Vaccines and Therapeutics for Nipah and Hendra virus
    Christopher Broder; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Both viruses continue to re-emerge;in 2004 two NiV outbreaks in Bangladesh caused some 65 human cases...
  25. Arsenic and child respiratory health in Bangladesh
    Allan H Smith; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This application takes advantage of the fact that our collaborators in Bangladesh have examined 167,000 people for skin lesions and measured the arsenic concentrations in their drinking water...
  26. Chemoprevention of arsenic-induced skin cancer
    Habibul Ahsan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Nearly 200 million people in the world including 40-70 million in Bangladesh have been exposed to arsenic from drinking water and thus at increased risk of skin and other cancers for their lifetime...
  27. Vaccine Potential of Nipah virus-like Particles
    PRAMILA NONE WALPITA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..It was brought under control only after culling of ~one million pigs. The ongoing activity of the virus in Bangladesh, it's highly lethal nature and person-to-person spread in some cases, and the potential of the virus as an ..
  28. O-Specific Polysaccharide Responses and Cholera
    Edward T Ryan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..cholerae LPS are associated with protection from cholera among household contacts of cholera index patients in Bangladesh, and have previously correlated protection from cholera in household contacts of cholera patients with baseline ..
  29. Development of sG as a human vaccine against Nipah/Hendra
    Timothy R Fouts; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Annual outbreaks of NiV human infections in Bangladesh and other areas justify the benefit of a prophylactic vaccine for improving public health as well as reducing ..
  30. Genetic Susceptibilty to Cardiovascular Effects of Arsenic Exposure
    Yu Chen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Longitudinal Study (HEALS), a prospective cohort study of 11,746 participants (original cohort), in Araihazar, Bangladesh. In 2007, HEALS recruited another 8,288 participants (expansion cohort) to include a total of 20,034 ..
  31. Vanderbilt University-CIDRZ AIDS International Training and Research Program
    Sten H Vermund; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..our older training commitments in Mongolia, Jamaica, and Russia and will complete our training commitments for Bangladesh upon the graduation of a current doctoral training (anticipated in 2011)...
  32. Research Training on Infectious Diseases in Mothers and Children in Bangladesh
    Robert E Black; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A sustainable infectious diseases research environment in Bangladesh requires local, well-trained practitioners of public health disciplines to design, manage, and analyze data from ..
  33. Genetic and Ecological Factors in Transmissibility and Epidemic Cycle of Cholera
    JOHN JOSEPH MEKALANOS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..an acute, waterborne diarrheal disease that causes seasonal epidemics in many developing countries such as Bangladesh. Although transmission of cholera typically occurs through water contaminated with the pathogenic organisms, the ..
  34. Pacific Rim Global Health Framework
    Paula Palmer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..At the outset, PRGHF activities will focus on China, India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh, expanding almost immediately to other developing nations of Asia through our established academic and research ..
  35. INTERNATIONAL TRAINING IN AIDS/TB PREVENTION RESEARCH
    Vinayaka R Prasad; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..This international AIDS research training program has India as its major country of focus and Rwanda and Bangladesh as minor countries...
  36. Long-term Effects of Health and Development Interventions in Rural Bangladesh
    JANE A MENKEN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Matlab, Bangladesh, is one of the few settings that combines targeted interventions, long duration of follow-up (over 30 years), ..
  37. Long Term Effects of Infant Wantedness
    David M Bishai; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The quasi-experimental allocation of family planning and health services that was started in Matlab, Bangladesh in 1985 allows tremendous progress in providing a better answer than ever before...
  38. Folic Acid and Creatine as Therapeutic Approaches for Lowering Blood Arenic
    MARY VELESCA GAMBLE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..trial of folic acid (FA) supplementation in 200 folate-deficient As-exposed residents of Araihazar, Bangladesh. The results indicate that folate deficiency and hyperhomocysteinemia (HHcys) are associated with a reduced ..
  39. Does ArsenicMitigation in BangladeshRaiseExposure to Bacterial and ViralPathogens
    ALEXANDER FRANS VAN GEEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Millions of rural households across Bangladesh, a country with a per capita GNP of SUS400, have devoted a total USS500M over the past 2 decades to the ..
  40. Causal inference in infectious disease prevention studies
    Michael G Hudgens; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A motivating data set is from a trial of cholera vaccines in Bangladesh. Specific Aim 2 is to develop exact statistical methods in causal inference with principal stratification for ..
  41. Development of an E. histolytica Multilocus Genotyping System
    Carol A Gilchrist; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Approach: An ongoing study of the enteric pathogens infecting children who live in the urban slum of Mirpur, Bangladesh, has collected E. histolytica positive stool samples...
  42. Health Effects and Geochemistry of Arsenic and Manganese
    Joseph H Graziano; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..also involves unique epidemiologic studies of As and Manganese (Mn)-exposed adults and adolescents residing in Bangladesh as well as an important mechanistic investigation of As-induced epigenetic dysregulation...
  43. Training in International Maternal and Child Health
    Joanne Katz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Health has established field sites with laboratory, clinic and population-based activities in countries such as Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Zanzibar, Uganda, Ethiopia, Peru, and Guatemala...
  44. T-cell immune responses to Vibrio cholerae infection
    Jason B Harris; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Firdausi Qadri, Laboratory Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The candidate is trained in Pediatric Infectious Diseases and has a documented commitment to an independent ..
  45. The Effects of Childhood Health Interventions on Human Capital Development
    Tania Barham; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of the quasi-random placement of the Matlab Maternal and Child Health and Family Planning Program (MCH-FP) in Bangladesh which began in the late 1970s to overcome some of the methodological problems previous studies have faced...
  46. Neurodevelopmental Effects of Early Life Arsenic Exposure
    Maitreyi Mazumdar; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..when she became aware of Investigations of the effects of environmental arsenic exposure on children in Bangladesh. The proposed career development plan incorporates a multi-disciplinary program designed to provide an Intense, ..
  47. Immune responses to Vibrio cholerae in children
    DANIEL TED LEUNG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..upon a longstanding collaboration between MGH and the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B). Dr...
  48. Unintended Birth, Fetal and Infant Loss and Maternal Depressive Symptoms
    Pamela J Surkan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In rural areas of Bangladesh, women's autonomy in planning pregnancy and the likelihood of successful pregnancy remain uncertain, with ..
  49. Comparative Spillover Dynamics of Avian Influenza in Endemic Countries
    Peter Daszak; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..multidisciplinary team of leading disease ecologists, leveraging many years of experience in three H5N1 endemic (Bangladesh, China, and Egypt) and one control country (Cameroon, where H5N1 is not endemic)...
  50. Improving diagnostic capabilities for typhoid fever
    Edward T Ryan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..at least one prototype approach (either ALS-based or urine-based) to use in subsequent evaluations in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and (2) to have screened carrier blood to assess if a unique signal is present...
  51. Integration of Spatial and Social Network Analysis in Vaccine Trials
    Michael Emch; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In 1985, a community-based individually-randomized oral cholera vaccine trial was conducted in Matlab, Bangladesh. This proposed study will reanalyze the cholera vaccine trial data using new measures of social and ..
  52. Point-of-care concentration and detection of pathogen antigens in samples
    Gerard A Cangelosi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..from human sputum;and 3) to evaluate the performance of the microtip-RAMP system in a field trial in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Targeted pre-clinical performance for the 20-min microtip-RAMP test will have sensitivity and specificity of &..
  53. Influences of Women's Empowerment on Marriage and Violence in Bangladesh
    Sidney Ruth Schuler; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..a woman's empowerment is associated with her risk of experiencing intimate partner violence (IPV) in rural Bangladesh. It employs four innovative methodological strategies to achieve this objective...
  54. Microcredit and Health Services Experiment in Bangladesh
    Stan Becker; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of villages within 64 unions (the political unit above a village and composed of 10-30 villages) in central Bangladesh. Baseline and follow-up surveys of samples of 3900 households (over-sampling of poor households) with about the ..
  55. Global Health Activities in Developing Countries to Combat Non-Communicable Chron
    Krisela Steyn; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..tool to identify persons at high risk for Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) in community settings in South Africa, Bangladesh, Guatemala, and Mexico...
  56. Biofilm Population Structure in the Gangetic Delta
    Gary Schoolnik; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Schoolnik and Md. Sirajul Islam, will be performed mainly in Bangladesh at the International Center for Diarrhoeal Diseases Research (ICDDR,B) as an extension of NIH grant RO1 AI43422...
  57. Field Studies of Cryptosporidiosis in Bangladesh
    William A Petri; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The work will be conducted through a longitudinal birth cohort study of impoverished children in Bangladesh. We will measure the incidence of infection and diarrhea by the species and genotypes of cryptosporidia, test ..
  58. Linking transmission models and data analysis in infectious disease epidemiology
    Eben Kenah; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..ongoing research at the University of Washington and the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR.B). We must learn what is important to measure and then learn how to measure it...
  59. TRAINING ON RESEARCH BIOETHICS (TORB)
    Harun Rashid; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..of health research through capacity strengthening of the professionals involved in health research in Bangladesh (South Asia) and Kazakhstan (Central Asia)...
  60. Evolution and Emergence of Simian Retroviruses in South Asia
    Maxine L Linial; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..and ecological contexts (urban primates, temple primates, wildlife markets, pet primates, wild primates) in Bangladesh, one of the most densely populated countries in the world...
  61. Training program in vaccine development and public health
    Edward T Ryan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in vaccine development and public health between the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Research in Dhaka, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B) and the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston, Massachusetts...
  62. Maternal and Child Health in Poor Countries: Evidence from Randomized Evaluations
    ESTHER DUFLO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Project I examines the causal effect of fundamental drivers of demand for health services in Bangladesh. This project will trace the causal impact of education, age at marriage, and women's control over ..
  63. Mechanism of Arsenic-Induced Diabetes
    Miroslav Styblo; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..g., Taiwan and Bangladesh). The adverse health effects associated with chronic exposure to iAs are also being intensively studied in the U...
  64. KANGAROO MOTHER CARE TO PREVENT INFANT MORTALITY
    Nancy Sloan; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The Population Council will conduct this study with the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) in Bangladesh where 95% of births occur at home and 50% of births nationally ..
  65. New Diagnostics for Amebiasis
    David Lyerly; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..on stool dipstick antigen detection tests for intestinal amebiasis, including critical clinical evaluations in Bangladesh, Vietnam, and Turkey. Clinical investigators will utilize PCR technology to evaluate test performance...
  66. A Continuous Monitor for Arsenic in Drinking Water
    William Dietze; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..problem, and chronic arsenic poisoning is a serious issue for China, Taiwan, Thailand, Mexico, Chile, India, and Bangladesh. The sources of arsenic exposure vary from burning arsenic-rich coal (China) and mining activities (Malaysia, ..
  67. Biodemographic Tools for Investigating Postpartum Amenorrhea
    DARRYL HOLMAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A third 9-month study from Bangladesh includes urine specimens collected from breastfeeding women...
  68. Identification of E. histolytica virulence factors
    Molly Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2004
    Diarrheal diseases kill one of every ten children by his or her fifth birthday in poor countries such as Bangladesh. Entamoeba histolytica is one of the etiologic agents...
  69. Generation of a Single-Cycle Virus to Study the Pathogenesis of Nipah Virus
    MARK PEEPLES; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Since 1999, there have been three outbreaks of NiV in Bangladesh. NiV infection has a high mortality rate in humans, between 40% and 75%, and can cause severe disease in a ..