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

Year: 2017

  • "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
  • "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
  • "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

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
  • "Factors Affecting the Uptake of HIV Testing among Men: A Mixed-Methods Study in Rural Burkina Faso" , Malabika Sarker Lead/Principal Author: Manuela De Allegri Co-author: Agier, Isabelle, Tiendrebeogo, Justin, Louis, Valerie Renée, Yé, Maurice, Mueller, Olaf, and Sarker, Malabika Name of Publisher: PLOS One Year: 2015
    Field of Research: Public Health
  • "From knowing our needs to enacting change: findings from community consultations with indigenous communities in Bangladesh" , Dr. Sabina Faiz Rashid Lead/Principal Author: Hussain S. Co-author: RUANO, A.L, RAHMAN, A, RASHID, S.F, HILL, P.S Name of Publisher: International Journal for Equity in Health Volume and Issue: 14 (126) Year: 2015
    Field of Research: Equity in Health
  • "How do Malawian women rate the quality of maternal and newborn care? Experiences and perceptions of women in the central and southern regions" , Malabika Sarker Lead/Principal Author: Christabel Kambala Co-author: Julia Lohmann, Jacob Mazalale, Stephan Brenner, Manuela De Allegri, Adamson S. Muula Name of Publisher: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth Year: 2015
    Field of Research: Maternal Health
  • "Knowledge and attitude of key community members towards tuberculosis: mixed method study from BRAC TB control areas in Bangladesh" , Malabika Sarker Lead/Principal Author: Sukanta Paul Co-author: Rahima Akter, , Afzal Aftab, Antora M Khan, Mrittika Barua, Shayla Islam, Akramul Islam, Ashaque Husain3 and Malabika Sarker Year: 2015
    Field of Research: Public Health
  • "Lessons learned in using realist evaluation to assess maternal and newborn health programming in rural Bangladesh" , Malabika Sarker Lead/Principal Author: Alayne Adams Co-author: Sedalia, Saroj, McNab, Shanon, and Sarker, Malabika Name of Publisher: Health Policy and Planning Volume and Issue: 1-9 Year: 2015
    Field of Research: Health Policy
  • "Mental Health Care" , Nasima Selim Lead/Principal Author: Ahmed, S. M Co-author: Selim, Nasima Name of Publisher: Asia Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policies. Geneva: World Health Organization (WHO) Press Volume and Issue: 5 (3), 120-122 Year: 2015
    Field of Research: Mental Health
  • "Prevalence and experiences of intimate partner violence against women with disabilities in Bangladesh: Results of an explanatory sequential mixed method study" , Dr. Sabina Faiz Rashid Lead/Principal Author: Md. Tanvir Hasan Co-author: Dr. Sabina Faiz Rashid Name of Publisher: Journal of Interpersonal Violence Year: 2015
    Field of Research: Development
  • "Prevention and control of tuberculosis in workplaces: how knowledgeable are the workers in Bangladesh?" , Syed Masud Ahmed Lead/Principal Author: Qazi Shafayetul Islam Co-author: Syed Masud Ahmed, Md Akramul Islam, Shayla Islam Name of Publisher: BMC Public Health Volume and Issue: 15:1291 Year: 2015
    Field of Research: Infectious Disease
  • "Qualitative insights into promotion of pharmaceutical products in Bangladesh: how ethical are the practices?" , Dr. Sabina Faiz Rashid Lead/Principal Author: MOHIUDDIN, M. Co-author: RASHID, S.F., SHUVRO, M.I., NAHAR, N., AHMED, S.M. Name of Publisher: BMC Medical Ethics Volume and Issue: 16 (80) Year: 2015
    Field of Research: Health Ethics
  • "The Quality of Clinical Maternal and Neonatal Healthcare – A Strategy for Identifying ‘Routine Care Signal Functions’" , Malabika Sarker Lead/Principal Author: Stephan Brenner Co-author: Manuela De Allegri, Sabine Gabrysch, Jobiba Chinkhumba, Malabika Sarker, and Adamson S. Muula Name of Publisher: PLOS One Year: 2015
    Field of Research: Maternal Health
  • "Understanding the Lives of Caregivers of Children with Cerebral Palsy in Rural Bangladesh: Use of Mixed Methods" , Ilias Mahmud Lead/Principal Author: Maria A Zuurmond Co-author: Ilias Mahmud, Sarah Polack, Jenny Evans Year: 2015
    Field of Research: Child Health
  • "Utilization of maternal health services among adolescent women in Bangladesh: A scoping review of the literature" , Malabika Sarker Lead/Principal Author: A. S. M. Shahabuddin Co-author: Thérèse Delvaux, Saloua Abouchadi, Malabika Sarker and Vincent De Brouwere Name of Publisher: Tropical Medicine & International Health Year: 2015
    Field of Research: Maternal Health

Year: 2014

  • "A placebo-controlled randomized trial of oseltamivir treatment to reduce influenza illness duration and influenza virus shedding in an urban slum in Bangladesh: Assessing effectiveness when treatment was initiated within 5 days of illness onset" , Stephen Patrick Luby Lead/Principal Author: Fry AM Co-author: Goswami D, Nahar K, Sharmin AT, Rahman M, Gubareva L, Lindstrom S, Azim T, Bresee J, Luby SP, Brooks WA Name of Publisher: Lancet Infectious Disease Volume and Issue: 14(2):109-18 Year: 2014
    Field of Research: Global Health
  • "Achieving Universal Health Coverage Through Community Empowerment: A proposition for Bangladesh" , Malabika Sarker Lead/Principal Author: Taufique Joarder Co-author: Malabika Sharker Name of Publisher: Indian Journal of Community Medicine Volume and Issue: Volume 40, Issue 3 Year: 2014
    Field of Research: Public Health, Universal Health Coverage
  • "An mHealth Model to Increase Clinic Attendance for Breast Symptoms in Rural Bangladesh: Can Bridging the Digital Divide Help Close the Cancer Divide?" , Ophira M Ginsburg Lead/Principal Author: Ginsburg OM Co-author: Chowdhury M, Wu W, Chowdhury MT, Pal BC, Hasan R, Khan ZH, Dutta D, Saeem AA, Al-Mansur R, Mahmud S, Woods JH, Story HH, Salim R Name of Publisher: Oncologist Year: 2014
    Field of Research: Health
  • "Cancer economics, policy and politics: What informs the debate? Perspectives from the EU, Canada and US" , Ophira M Ginsburg Lead/Principal Author: Aggarwal A Co-author: Ginsburg O*, Fojo T Name of Publisher: Journal of Cancer Policy Year: 2014
    Field of Research: Public Health
  • "Chapter on Financing, Health Systems in Transition, Bangladesh" , Jahangir Khan Lead/Principal Author: Khan J Co-author: Begum T, Huque R Name of Publisher: Asia-Pacific Health Systems Observatory Year: 2014
    Field of Research: Healthcare, Finance
  • "Conventional or Interpersonal Communication: Which Works Best in Disseminating Malaria Information in an endemic Rural Bangladeshi Community?" , Syed Masud Ahmed Lead/Principal Author: Ahmed SM Co-author: Hossain MS, Kabir M Name of Publisher: PLoS ONE Year: 2014
    Field of Research: Public Health
  • "Design of an impact evaluation using a mixed methods approach - an explanatory assessment of the effects of results-based financing mechanisms on maternal healthcare services in Malawi" , Malabika Sarker Lead/Principal Author: Stephan Brenner Co-author: Adamson S Muula, Paul Jacob Robyn, Till B?nighausen, Malabika Sarker, Don P Mathanga, Thomas Bossert, Manuela De Allegri Name of Publisher: BMC Health Services Research Volume and Issue: Volume 14, Issue 180 Year: 2014
    Field of Research: Public Health, Maternal Health
  • "Factors associated with acute malnutrition among children reporting to a diarrhoea treatment facility in Bangladesh" , Md Iqbal Hossain Lead/Principal Author: Fuchs C Co-author: Sultana T, Ahmed T, Hossain MI Name of Publisher: International journal of Pediatrics Year: 2014
    Field of Research: Nutrition, Child Health