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Understanding and Measuring Responsiveness of Human Resources for Health in Rural Bangladesh
(Johns Hopkins University, 2015-08-21)
Introduction Responsiveness of human resources for health (HRH) is defined as the social actions that health providers do to meet the legitimate expectations of service seekers. Lack of responsiveness may dissuade patients ...
ENVIRONMENTAL ENTERIC DYSFUNCTION IN EARLY CHILDHOOD: BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN DIET AND STUNTING IN A RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF COMPLEMENTARY FOOD SUPPLEMENTATION IN RURAL BANGLADESH
(Johns Hopkins University, 2016-03-30)
Background: Stunting continues to burden low- and middle-income countries, with lifelong and intergenerational consequences for health and human capital. Environmental enteric dysfunction (EED), a subclinical abnormality ...
Intimate Partner Violence and Depressive Symptoms Among Married Women of Reproductive Age in Rural Bangladesh
(Johns Hopkins University, 2016-11-08)
Problem Statement: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is ubiquitous and its prevalence varies between and within countries, ranging between 15 and 71%. In Bangladesh, women experience high levels of physical, sexual, and ...
THE ECONOMICS OF NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES IN RURAL BANGLADESH
Background: In Matlab, Bangladesh, a rural sub-district with ongoing demographic surveillance, an epidemiological transition is well under way with an emerging burden of disease attributed to non-communicable diseases ...
THE EPIDEMIOLOGY OF HEPATITIS E VIRUS INFECTIONS IN RURAL BANGLADESH
Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is an emerging enteric pathogen responsible for most acute hepatitis worldwide. This dissertation presents data from studies conducted from 2001-2006 in the Matlab Health Research Center population ...
HOUSEHOLD FOOD INSECURITY ASSESSED BY THE FOOD ACCESS SURVEY TOOL (FAST) IN RURAL BANGLADESH AND MATERNAL AND INFANT NUTRITIONAL OUTCOMES
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-04-09)
Background: Food security is a major concern in South Asia, where it coexists with the highest prevalence of maternal and child malnutrition in the world. The goal of this research was to investigate associations between ...
UNDERSTANDING INTERGENERATIONAL MALNUTRITION IN RURAL BANGLADESH: A SYSTEMS APPROACH
(Johns Hopkins University, 2015-04-02)
Background: Determinants of malnutrition across the lifecycle are complex. Beyond host characteristics and behavioral choices, the immediate environment and broader societal context remains a challenge to measure. The ...