Department: James P Grant School of Public Health
Article Published in Refereed Journals

Year: 2017

  • "An Exploration of the Feasibility of Introducing Rota Vaccine into the Routine Epi Schedule of Bangladesh" , Lead/Principal Author: ZAMAN, S.B. Co-author: HOSSAIN, N., AZIZ, A.A., ASSCHE, K.V., MITTAL, N., KHAN, R.K. & GUPTA, R.D. Name of Publisher: Public Health of Indonesia Volume and Issue: 3 (2) Year: 2017
    Field of Research: Public Health
  • "Antibiotic use for pneumonia among children under-five at a pediatric hospital in Dhaka city, Bangladesh. Patient Preference and Adherence" , Malabika Sarker Lead/Principal Author: M.M. RASHID Co-author: M.J. CHISTI , D. AKTER , MALABIKA SARKER, F. CHOWDHURY Name of Publisher: Bangladesh. Patient Preference and Adherence Volume and Issue: Vol. 11 Year: 2017
    Field of Research: Medicine
  • "Autism Spectrum disorders (ASD) in South Asia: a systematic review" , Malabika Sarker Lead/Principal Author: M.D. HOSSAIN Co-author: H.U. AHMED, M.M.J. UDDIN, W.A. CHOWDHURY, M.S. IQBAL, R.I. KABIR, I.A. CHOWDHURY, A. AFTAB , P.G. DATTA, G. RABBANI, S.W. HOSSAIN, M. SARKER Name of Publisher: BMC Psychiatry Volume and Issue: Vol. 17 No. 281 Year: 2017
    Field of Research: Disorder
  • "Costs of hospitalization with respiratory syncytial virus illness among children aged <5 years and the financial impact on households in Bangladesh, 2010" , Lead/Principal Author: M. U. BHUIYAN Co-author: S.P. LUBY, NADIA ISHRAT ALAMGIR , N. HOMAIRA, K. STURM–RAMIREZ, E. S. GURLEY, J. ABEDIN, R. U. ZAMAN, A. S. M. ALAMGIR, M. RAHMAN, I. R. ORTEGA–SANCHEZ, E. AZZIZ–BAUMGARTNER Name of Publisher: Journal of Global Health Volume and Issue: Vol. 7 No. 1 Year: 2017
    Field of Research: Children & Households
  • "Cultural Attitudes towards Postpartum Depression in Dhaka, Bangladesh" , Malabika Sarker Lead/Principal Author: WILLIAMS, A. Co-author: SARKER, M. & FERDOUS, S.T. Name of Publisher: Medical Anthropology Year: 2017
    Field of Research: Medical Anthropology
  • "Daily Consumption of Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements Containing 250 μg Iodine Does Not Increase Urinary Iodine Concentrations in Pregnant and Postpartum Women in Bangladesh" , Lead/Principal Author: Malay Kanti Mriddha Co-author: Matias SL, Dewey KG, Paul RR, Hussain S, Khan MSA, Siddiqui Z, Ullah B, Sarker M, Hossain M, Young RT, Arnold CD Name of Publisher: Journal of Nutrition Year: 2017
    Field of Research: Nutrition
  • "Developing the content of a locomotor disability scale for adults in Bangladesh: a qualitative study" , Ilias Mahmud Lead/Principal Author: Ilias Mahmud Co-author: CLARKE, L. & PLOUBIDIS, G.B. Name of Publisher: Archives of Physiotherapy Volume and Issue: 7 (7) Year: 2017
    Field of Research: Health Education
  • "Eating down or simply eating less? The diet and health implications of these practices during pregnancy and postpartum in rural Bangladesh" , Lead/Principal Author: K.L HARDING Co-author: S. L. MATIAS, MALAY KANTI MRIDHA, S.A. VOSTI, S. HUSSAIN, K.G. DEWEY, C.P. STEWART Name of Publisher: Public Health Nutrition Volume and Issue: Vol 20 No. 11 Year: 2017
    Field of Research: Maternity Health
  • "Expanding access to healthcare in South Asia" , Syed Masud Ahmed Lead/Principal Author: ZAIDI, S. Co-author: SALIGRAM, P., AHMED, S., SONDERP, E. & SHEIKH, K. Name of Publisher: BMJ Global Health Volume and Issue: 357 (1645) Year: 2017
    Field of Research: Healthcare Access
  • "Exploring Maternal Health Care-Seeking Behavior of Married Adolescent Girls in Bangladesh: A Social-Ecological Approach" , Lead/Principal Author: SHAHABUDDIN, A.S.M., Co-author: NÖSTLINGER, C., DELVAUX, T., SARKER, M., DELAMOU, A., BARDAJÍ, A., BROERSE, J.E.W. & DE BROUWERE, V. Name of Publisher: PLoS ONE Volume and Issue: 12(1) Year: 2017
    Field of Research: Maternal Health
  • "Exploring the status of retail private drug shops in Bangladesh and action points for developing an accredited drug shop model: a facility based cross-sectional study" , Syed Masud Ahmed Lead/Principal Author: PROFESSOR SYED MASUD AHMED Co-author: N. NAHER, T. HOSSAIN , L.B. RAWAL Name of Publisher: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice Volume and Issue: Vol 10 No. 21 Year: 2017
    Field of Research: Medicine
  • "Factors influencing maternal nutrition practices in a large scale maternal, new born and child health program in Bangladesh" , Lead/Principal Author: P.H. NGUYEN Co-author: T. SANGHVI, S. S. KIM, L. M. TRAN, K. AFSANA, Z. MAHMUD, B. AKTAR, P. MENON Name of Publisher: PLOS One Volume and Issue: Vol. 12 No. 7 Year: 2017
    Field of Research: Maternity
  • "Governing the mixed health workforce: learning from Asian experiences" , Syed Masud Ahmed Lead/Principal Author: SHEIKH, K. Co-author: JOSYULA, L.K., ZHANG, X., BIGDELI, M. & AHMED, S.M. Name of Publisher: BMJ Global Health Volume and Issue: 2 (2) Year: 2017
    Field of Research: Health Governance
  • "Home fortification during the first 1000 d improves child development in Bangladesh: a cluster-randomized effectiveness trial" , Lead/Principal Author: MATIAS, S.L. Co-author: MRIDHA, M.K., TOFAIL, F., ARNOLD, C.D., KHAN, MD.S.A., SIDDIQUI, Z., ULLAH, MD.B. & DEWEY, K.G. Name of Publisher: The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Volume and Issue: 105 (4) Year: 2017
    Field of Research: Child Health
  • "Impact of fortified biscuits on micronutrient deficiencies among primary school children in Bangladesh" , Enamul Hasib Lead/Principal Author: ADAMS, A.M. Co-author: AHMED, R., LATIF, A.H.M.M., RASHEED, S., DAS, S.K., HASIB, E., FARZANA, F.D., FERDOUS, F., AHMED, S. & FARUQUE, A.S.G. Name of Publisher: PLoS One Volume and Issue: 12 (4) Year: 2017
    Field of Research: Child Health
  • "Lipid-based nutrient supplementation in the first 1000 d improves child growth in Bangladesh: a cluster-randomized effectiveness trial" , Lead/Principal Author: DEWEY, K.G. Co-author: MRIDHA, M.K., MATIAS, S.L., ARNOLD, C.D., CUMMINS, J.R., KHAN, MD. S.A., MAALOUF-MANASSEH, Z., SIDDIQUI, Z., ULLAH, MD.B. & VOSTI, S.A. Name of Publisher: The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Volume and Issue: 105 (4) Year: 2017
    Field of Research: Child Health
  • "Lost in care pathway: a qualitative investigation on the health system delay of extra pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Bangladesh" , Malabika Sarker Lead/Principal Author: SARKER, M., Co-author: MOHAMMAD, D., PAUL, S., AKTER, R., ISLAM, S., BISWAS, G., HOSSAIN, A. & ISLAM, A. Name of Publisher: BMC Health Services Research Volume and Issue: 17(240) Year: 2017
    Field of Research: Pulmonary Tuberculosis
  • "Maternal and Child Supplementation with Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements, but Not Child Supplementation Alone, Decreases Self-Reported Household Food Insecurity in Some Settings" , Lead/Principal Author: Adams KP Co-author: E. Ayifah , Malay Kanti Mridha , Phiri TE, S. Adu-Afarwuah , M. Arimond , CD Arnold , J Cummins, S. Hussain , C Kumwenda , SL Matias , Ashorn U, Lartey A, KM Maleta , SA Vosti , KG Dewey Name of Publisher: Journal of Nutrition Year: 2017
    Field of Research: Nutrition
  • "Perceptions of quality across the maternal care continuum in the context of a health financing intervention: Evidence from a mixed methods study in rural Malawi" , Malabika Sarker Lead/Principal Author: KAMBALA, C. Co-author: LOHMANN, J., MAZALALE, J., BRENNER, S., SARKER, M., MUULA, A.S. & DE ALLEGRI, M. Name of Publisher: BMC Health Services Research Volume and Issue: 17 (392) Year: 2017
    Field of Research: Healthcare
  • "Prenatal lipid-based nutrient supplements do not affect pregnancy or childbirth complications or Cesarean delivery in Bangladesh: a cluster-randomized controlled effectiveness trial" , Lead/Principal Author: MALAY KANTI MRIDHA Co-author: S.L. MATIAS, R. R. PAUL, S. HUSSAIN, M. SARKER, M. HOSSAIN, J.M. PEERSON, S.A. VOSTI, K.G. DEWEY Name of Publisher: Journal of Nutrition Year: 2017
    Field of Research: Maternity
  • "Suicide and depression in the World Health Organization South-East Asia Region: a systematic review" , Lead/Principal Author: AHMED, H.U. Co-author: HOSSAIN, M.D., AFTAB, A., SORON, T.R., ALAM, M.T., CHOWDHURY, MD.W.A. & UDDIN, A. Name of Publisher: WHO South-East Asia Journal of Public Health. Volume and Issue: 6 (1) Year: 2017
    Field of Research: Mental Health
  • "Synergies and tensions between universal health coverage and global health security: why we need a second ‘Maximizing Positive Synergies’ initiative" , Malabika Sarker Lead/Principal Author: OOMS, G., Co-author: BEIERSMANN, C., FLORES, W., HANEFELD, J., MÜLLER, O., MULUMBA, M., OTTERSEN, T., SARKER, M. & JAHN, A. Name of Publisher: BMJ Global Health Volume and Issue: 2017 (1) Year: 2017
    Field of Research: Health Security
  • "The effect of black tea on human cognitive performance in a cognitive test battery" , Lead/Principal Author: Ashfique Rizwan Co-author: A. Zinchenko, C. Özdem, MS Rana, MM Al Amin Name of Publisher: International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy Volume and Issue: Vol 3 No. 13 Year: 2017
    Field of Research: Food and Health
  • "The nutrition and health risks faced by pregnant adolescents: Insights from a cross sectional study in Bangladesh" , Lead/Principal Author: P.H. NGUYEN Co-author: T. SANGHVI, L.M. TRAN, K. AFSANA, Z. MAHMUD, BACHERA AKTAR, R. HAQUE, P. MENON Name of Publisher: PLOS One Volume and Issue: Vol 12 No. 6 Year: 2017
    Field of Research: Maternity
  • "Utilization of mobile phones for accessing menstrual regulation services among low-income women in Bangladesh: a qualitative analysis" , Dr. Sabina Faiz Rashid, Malabika Sarker, Ilias Mahmud Lead/Principal Author: C. J MESSINGER Co-author: Dr. Ilias Mahmud, Sushama Kanan, Y. T. Jahangir , Dr. Malabika Sarker, Dr. Sabina F Rashid Name of Publisher: Reproductive Health Volume and Issue: Vol. 14 No. 7 Year: 2017
    Field of Research: Technology and Health
  • "Who are more responsive? Mixed-methods comparison of publican and private sector physicians in rural Bangladesh" , Taufique Joarder, Malabika Sarker Lead/Principal Author: Taufique Joarder Co-author: Asha George, Malabika Sarker, David Peters, Saifuddin Ahmed Name of Publisher: Health Policy and Planning, Oxford Publications Volume and Issue: Special Issue Year: 2017
    Field of Research: Health Systems, Human Resources for Health
  • "Women’s Knowledge and Perceived Health Effects from Exposure to Indoor Air Pollution: Findings from a Population-based Cross-sectional Survey in Rural Bangladesh" , Syed Masud Ahmed Lead/Principal Author: N.C. DEY Co-author: A.R.M.M. ALI, T. ARIF, S.M. AHMED Name of Publisher: Journal of Health Science and Education Volume and Issue: Vol. 1 No. 1 Year: 2017
    Field of Research: Women & Health

Year: 2016

  • "Barriers to Timely and Safe Blood Transfusion for PPH Patients: Evidence from a Qualitative Study in Dhaka, Bangladesh" , Lead/Principal Author: AKHTER, S. Co-author: ANWAR, I., AKTER, R., KUMKUM, F.A., NISHA, M.K., ASHRAF, F., ISLAM, F., BEGUM, N., CHOWDHURY, M.E., AUSTIN, A., ISLAM, S.S. & RAHMAN, A. Name of Publisher: PLOS One Volume and Issue: 11 (12) Year: 2016
    Field of Research: Public Health
  • "Career preferences of final year medical students at a medical school in Kenya–A cross sectional study" , Syed Masud Ahmed Lead/Principal Author: DOSSAJEE, H., Co-author: OBONYO, N. & AHMED, S.M. Name of Publisher: BMC Medical Education Volume and Issue: 16 (5) Year: 2016
    Field of Research: Health Education
  • "Clinical evaluation of dengue and identification of risk factors for severe disease: protocol for a multicentre study in 8 countries" , Malabika Sarker Lead/Principal Author: JAENISCH, T Co-author: TAM, D.T.H., KIEU, N.T.T., NGO, T.V., NAM, N.T., KINH, N.V., YACOUB, S., CHANPHEAKTRA, N., KUMAR, V., SEE, L.L.C., SATHAR, J., SANDOVAL, E.P., ALFARO, G.M.M., LAKSONO, I.S., MAHENDRADHATA, Y., SARKER, M., AHMED, F., CAPRARA, A., BENEVIDES Name of Publisher: BMC Infectious Diseases Volume and Issue: 16(20) Year: 2016
    Field of Research: Public Health
  • "Cross-country analysis of strategies for achieving progress towards global goals for women’s and children’s health" , Syed Masud Ahmed Lead/Principal Author: AHMED, S.M. Co-author: RAWAL, L.B., CHOWDHURY, S.A., MURRAY, J., ARSCOTT-MILLS, S., JACK, S., HINTON, R., ALAMA, P.M. & KURUVILLAH, S. Name of Publisher: Bulletin of the World Health Organization Volume and Issue: 94 (5) Year: 2016
    Field of Research: Public Health Policy
  • "Double Trouble: Prevalence and Factors Associated with Tuberculosis and Diabetes Comorbidity in Bangladesh" , Malabika Sarker Lead/Principal Author: SARKER, M. Co-author: BARUA, M., GUERRA, F., SAHA, A., AFTAB, A., LATIF, A.H.M.M., ISLAM, S. & ISLAM, A. Name of Publisher: PLOS One Volume and Issue: 11 (10) Year: 2016
    Field of Research: Tuberculosis
  • "Health Impact of Climate Change in Bangladesh: A Summary" , Enamul Hasib Lead/Principal Author: Enamul Hasib Co-author: CHATHOTH, P. Name of Publisher: Current Urban Studies Volume and Issue: 4 Year: 2016
    Field of Research: Climate Change and Health
  • "Role of spatial tools in public health policymaking of Bangladesh: opportunities and challenges" , Malabika Sarker Lead/Principal Author: DOHYEONG, K. Co-author: SARKER, M., & VYAS, P. Name of Publisher: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition Volume and Issue: 35(8) Year: 2016
    Field of Research: Public Health Policy
  • "The global burden of women’s cancers: a grand challenge in global health" , Malabika Sarker Lead/Principal Author: GINSBURG, O. Co-author: BRAY, F., COLEMAN, M.P., VANDERPUYE, V., ENIU, A., KOTHA, S.R., SARKER, M., HUONG, T.T., ALLEMANI, C., DVALADZE, A., GRALOW, J., YEATES, K., TAYLOR, C., OOMMAN, N., KRISHNAN, S., SULLIVAN, R., KOMBE, D., BLAS, M.M., PARHAM, G., KASSAMI, Name of Publisher: The Lancet Year: 2016
    Field of Research: Public Health
  • "Training mid-level health cadres to improve health service delivery in rural Bangladesh" , Syed Masud Ahmed Lead/Principal Author: RAWAL, L.B. Co-author: MAHMUD, K., ISLAM, S.M., MAHMUD, R.A., NURUZAMAN, M. & AHMED, S.M. Name of Publisher: Primary Health Care Research & Development Year: 2016
    Field of Research: Health Education
  • "Trends and determinants of inequities in childhood stunting in Bangladesh from 1996/7 to 2014" , Alayne Adams Lead/Principal Author: RABBANI, A. Co-author: KHAN, A., YUSUF, S. & ADAMS, A. Name of Publisher: International Journal for Equity in Health. Volume and Issue: 15 (186) Year: 2016
    Field of Research: Child Health
  • "What Influences Adolescent Girls’ Decision-Making Regarding Contraceptive Methods Use and Childbearing? A Qualitative Exploratory Study in Rangpur District, Bangladesh" , Malabika Sarker Lead/Principal Author: SHAHABUDDIN, A.S.M. Co-author: NOSTLINGER, C., DELVAUX, T., SARKER, M., BARDAJI, A., DE BROUWERE, V., & BROERSE, J.E.W. Name of Publisher: PLOS One. Volume and Issue: 11 (6) Year: 2016
    Field of Research: Family Planning

Year: 2015

  • "Developing effective policy strategies to retain health workers in rural Bangladesh: a policy analysis" , Syed Masud Ahmed Lead/Principal Author: Lal B Rawal Co-author: Joarder, Taufique, Islam, Sheikh Md. Shariful, Uddin, Aftab and Ahmed, Syed Masud Name of Publisher: Human Resources for Health Volume and Issue: 13:36 Year: 2015
    Field of Research: Health Policy
  • "Exploring the context in which different close-to-community sexual and reproductive health service providers operate in Bangladesh: a qualitative study" , Ilias Mahmud Lead/Principal Author: Ilias Mahmud Co-author: Chowdhury S, Siddiqi BA, Theobald S, Ormel H, Biswas S, Jahangir YT, Sarker M, Rashid SF Name of Publisher: Human Resources for Health Year: 2015
    Field of Research: Sexual and Reproductive Health