Scientific Publications

Published articles of CIPRB (thematic area wise)


  1. Hossain MJ, Hossain MS, Bhuiyan AA, Rahman AF, Mashrelky SR, Rahman A. Medical care-seeking behaviours among drowning casualties: Results from a national survey conducted in Bangladesh. J Taibah Univ Med Sci. 2020;15(5):374–9.
  2. Alonge O, Bishai D, Wadhwaniya S, Agrawal P, Rahman A, Dewan Hoque EM, et al. Large-scale evaluation of interventions designed to reduce childhood Drownings in rural Bangladesh: A before and after cohort study. Inj Epidemiol. 2020;7(1):1–1
  3. Rahman A, Jagnoor J, Baset KU, Ryan D, Ahmed T, Rogers K, et al. Vulnerability to fatal drowning among the population in Southern Bangladesh: Findings from a cross-sectional household survey. BMJ Open. 2019;9(9).
  4. Gupta M, Rahman A, Ul Baset K, Ivers R, Zwi AB, Hossain S, et al. Complexity in implementing community drowning reduction programs in southern bangladesh: A process evaluation protocol. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019;16(6):1–18.
  5. Rahman A, Alonge O, Bhuiyan AA, Agrawal P, Salam SS, Talab A, et al. Epidemiology of drowning in Bangladesh: An update. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017;14(5):488.
  6. Hossain MJ, Biswas A, Mashreky SR, Rahman F, Rahman A. Epidemiology of adulthood drowning deaths in Bangladesh: Findings from a nationwide health and injury survey. F1000Research. 2017;6(0):1–7.
  7. Mecrow TS, Rahman A, Linnan M, Scarr J, Mashreky SR, Talab A, et al. Children reporting rescuing other children drowning in rural Bangladesh: A descriptive study. Inj Prev. 2015;21(E1):e51–5.
  8. Mecrow TS, Linnan M, Rahman AKMF, Scarr J, Mashreky SR, Talab A, et al. Does teaching children to swim increase exposure to water or risk-taking when in the water? Emerging evidence from Bangladesh. Inj Prev. 2015;21(3):185–
  9. Hossain M, Mani KKC, Sidik SM, Hayati KS, Fazlur Rahman AKM. Randomized controlled trial on drowning prevention for parents with children aged below five years in Bangladesh: A study protocol. BMC Public Health. 2015;15(1):1–7.
  10. Hyder AA, Alonge O, He S, Wadhwaniya S, Rahman F, Rahman A, et al. Saving of children’s lives from drowning project in Bangladesh. Vol. 47, American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Elsevier; 2014. p. 842–5.
  11. Hyder AA, Alonge O, He S, Wadhwaniya S, Rahman F, Rahman A, et al. A Framework for Addressing Implementation Gap in Global Drowning Prevention Interventions: Experiences from Banglades. J Heal Popul Nutr. 2014 Dec;32(4):564–76.
  12. Rahman A, Linnan M, Mashreky SR, Hossain MJ, Rahman F. The prevalence of naturally acquired swimming ability among children in Bangladesh: A cross sectional survey. BMC Public Health. 2014;14(1):404.
  13. Rahman F, Bose S, Linnan M, Rahman A, Mashreky S, Haaland B, et al. Cost-effectiveness of an injury and drowning prevention program in Bangladesh. Pediatrics. 2012;130(6):e1621-8.
  14. Rahman A, Miah AH, Mashreky SR, Shafinaz S, Linnan M, Rahman F. Initial community response to a childhood drowning prevention programme in a rural setting in Bangladesh. Inj Prev. 2010;16(1):21–5.
  15. Rahman A, Mashreky SR, Chowdhury SM, Giashuddin MS, Uhaa IJ, Shafinaz S, et al. Analysis of the childhood fatal drowning situation in Bangladesh: Exploring prevention measures for low-income countries. Inj Prev. 2009;15(2):75–9.
  16. Rahman A, Shafinaz S, Linnan M, Rahman F. Community perception of childhood drowning and its prevention measures in rural Bangladesh: A qualitative study. Aust J Rural Health. 2008;16(3):176–80.
  17. Rahman A, Rahman F, Rahman A, SvanstrOm L, Rahman F. Childhood drowning prevention strategies: A review of implications for low-income countries. Int J Disabil Hum Dev. 2007;6(1):15–20.
  18. Rahman A, Giashuddin SM, Svanström L, Rahman F. Drowning--a major but neglected child health problem in rural Bangladesh: implications for low income countries. Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot. 2006;13(2):101–5.

Maternal and Neonatal Health

  1. Biswas A, Halim A, Abu AS, Rahman F, Doraiswamy S. Factors associated with maternal deaths in a hard-to-reach marginalized rural community of bangladesh: A cross-sectional study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020;17(4):1–12.
  2. Biswas A, Doraiswamy S, Abdullah ASM, Purno NH, Rahman F, Halim MA. Exploring the perceptions, practices and challenges to maternal and newborn health care among the underprivileged teagarden community in Bangladesh: a qualitative study. Sex Reprod Heal Matters. 2020;28(1).
  3. Abdullah ASM, Dalal K, Halim A, Rahman AF, Biswas A. Effects of climate change and maternal morality: Perspective from case studies in the rural area of Bangladesh. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019;16(23):1–9.
  4. Halim A, Aminu M, Dewez JE, Biswas A, Rahman AKMF, van den Broek N. Stillbirth surveillance and review in rural districts in Bangladesh. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2018;18(1):1–8.
  5. ASM A, MS H, Rahman F, Halim A, Biswas A. Community Delay in Decision Making and Transferring Complicated Mothers at Facilities Caused Maternal Deaths : A Qualitative Study in Rural Bangladesh. Integr J Glob Heal. 2017;(December):1–6.
  6. Biswas A, Halim A, Rahman F, Eriksson C, Dalal K. The economic cost of implementing maternal and neonatal death review in a district of Bangladesh on co m m er ci al us e on on co m m er ci al us e. J Public health Res. 2016;5:99–103.
  7. Halim A, Dewez JE, Biswas A, Rahman F, White S, Van Den Broek N. When, where, and why are babies dying? Neonatal death surveillance and review in Bangladesh. PLoS One. 2016;11(8):1–14.
  8. Biswas A, Rahman F, Eriksson C, Halim A, Dalal K. Social Autopsy of maternal, neonatal deaths and stillbirths in rural Bangladesh: Qualitative exploration of its effect and community acceptance. BMJ Open. 2016;6(8):1–10.
  9. Biswas A, Dalal K, Abdullah ASM, Gifford M, Halim MA. Maternal complications in a geographically challenging and hard to reach district of Bangladesh: A qualitative study. F1000Research. 2016;5(0):1–7.
  10. Biswas A, Halim MA, Dalal K, Rahman F. Exploration of social factors associated to maternal deaths due to haemorrhage and convulsions : Analysis of 28 social autopsies in rural Bangladesh. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016;1–9.
  11. Halim A, Biswas A, Abdullah ASM, Rahman F. Factors associated with maternal deaths in district and Upazila hospitals of Bangladesh. Bangladesh J Obstet Gynecol. 2016;31(1):16–22.
  12. Biswas A, Rahman F, Eriksson C, Halim A, Dalal K. Facility death review of maternal and neonatal deaths in Bangladesh. Vol. 10, PLoS ONE. 2015. p. 1–13.
  13. Biswas A, Rahman F, Halim A, Eriksson C, Dalal K. Experiences of Community Verbal Autopsy in Maternal and Newborn Health of Bangladesh. HealthMed. 2015;9(8):329–37.
  14. Biswas A. Maternal , newborn , child and adolescent health Maternal and Perinatal Death Review ( MPDR ): Experiences in Bangladesh. World Heal Organ. 2015;1–5.
  15. Biswas A, Rahman F, Eriksson C, Dalal K. Community Notification of Maternal, Neonatal Deaths and Still Births in Maternal and Neonatal Death Review (MNDR) System: Experiences in Bangladesh. Health (Irvine Calif). 2014;06(16):2218–26.
  16. Biswas A, Rahman F, Halim A, Eriksson C, Dalal K. Maternal and Neonatal Death Review (MNDR): A Useful Approach to Identifying Appropriate and Effective Maternal and Neonatal Health Initiatives in Bangladesh. Health (Irvine Calif). 2014;06(14):1669–79.
  17. Halim A, Utz B, Biswas A, Rahman F, van den Broek N. Cause of and contributing factors to maternal deaths; a cross-sectional study using verbal autopsy in four districts in Bangladesh. BJOG. 2014;121:86–94.
  18. Rahman A, Rahman F, Mashreky SR, Rahman J, Asiruddin S, Rubayet S, et al. Developing community based maternal and neonatal health (MNH) surveillance: Implications for monitoring MNH program in Bangladesh. Bangladesh J Obstet Gynecol. 2009;24(2):45–51.

Burn Injury:

  1. Bailey ME, Sagiraju HKR, Mashreky SR, Alamgir H. Epidemiology and outcomes of burn injuries at a tertiary burn care center in Bangladesh. Burns. 2019;45(4):957–63.
  2. Zia N, Latif A, Mashreky SR, Al-Ibran E, Hashmi M, Rahman AKMF, et al. Applying quality improvement methods to neglected conditions: Development of the South Asia Burn Registry (SABR). BMC Res Notes. 2019;12(1):1–6.
  3. Shawon RA, Ferdoush J, Ali AH, Biswas A, Rahman AKMFMF, Mashreky SR. Alarming rise in fatal electrocutions in Bangladesh: Comparison of two national  surveys. Burns. 2019 Sep;45(6):1471–6.
  4. Mashreky SR, Shawon RA, Biswas A, Ferdoush J, Unjum A, Rahman AKMF. Changes in burn mortality in Bangladesh: Findings from Bangladesh Health and Injury Survey (BHIS) 2003 and 2016. Burns. 2018;44(6):1579–84.
  5. Biswas A, Abdullah ASM, Dalal K, Deave T, Rahman F, Mashreky SR. Exploring perceptions of common practices immediately following burn injuries in rural communities of Bangladesh. BMC Health Serv Res. 2018;18(1):1–6.
  6. Biswas A, Rahman F, Maitz P, Baset KU, Hossain J, Mashreky SR. An evaluation of Emergency Management of Severe Burn (EMSB) course in Bangladesh: a strategic direction. Burn Trauma. 2017;5:1–7.
  7. He S, Alonge O, Agrawal P, Sharmin S, Islam I, Mashreky SR, et al. Epidemiology of burns in rural Bangladesh: An update. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017;14(4).
  8. Biswas A, Dalal K, Hossain J, Ul Baset K, Rahman F, Rahman Mashreky S. Lightning Injury is a disaster in Bangladesh? - Exploring its magnitude and public health needs. F1000Research. 2016;5(0):1–8.
  9. Burd A, Chiu T, Wong PSY, Ng FYH, Wong DSY. The process of decompression in acute burns. Vol. 37, Burns. 2011. p. 721.
  10. Mashreky SR, Rahman F, Rahman A, Baset KU, Biswas A, Hossain J. Burn injury in Bangladesh: electrical injury a major contributor. Int J Burns Trauma. 2011;1(1):62–7.
  11. Mashreky SR, Rahman A, SvanstrÖm L, Linnan MJ, Shafinaz S, Rahman F. Experience from community based childhood burn prevention programme in Bangladesh: Implication for low resource setting. Burns. 2011;37(5):770–5.
  12. Mashreky SR, Rahman A, SvanstrÖm L, Khan TF, Rahman F. Burn mortality in Bangladesh: Findings of national health and injury survey. Injury. 2011;42(5):507–10.
  13. Ahmed S, Rahman A, Hussain M, Rahman F. Causes and consequences of childhood burn: Experience from 100 cases in Bangladesh. Public Heal Yearb 2009. 2011;1(2):207–17.
  14. S R Mashreky, A Rahman, S M Chowdhury, L Svanström, S Shafinaz, T F Khan, F Rahman Health seeking behaviour of parents of burned children in Bangladesh is related to family socioeconomics. Injury. 2010;41:528–32.
  15. Mashreky SR, Rahman A, Khan TF, Svanström L, Rahman F. Determinants of childhood burns in rural Bangladesh: A nested case-control study. Health Policy (New York). 2010;96(3):226–30.
  16. Mashreky SR, Rahman A, Khan TF, SvanstrÖm L, Rahman F. Epidemiology of childhood electrocution in Bangladesh: Findings of national injury survey. Burns. 2010;36(7):1092–5.
  17. Mashreky SR, Bari S, Sen SL, Rahman A, Khan TF, Rahman F. Managing burn patients in a fire disaster: Experience from a burn unit in Bangladesh. Indian J Plast Surg. 2010;43(1 SUPPL. 1):1199.
  18. Mashreky SR, Rahman A, Chowdhury SM, Svanström L, Linnan M, Shafinaz S, et al. Perceptions of rural people about childhood burns and their prevention: A basis for developing a childhood burn prevention programme in Bangladesh. Public Health. 2009;123(8):568–72.
  19. Ahmed S, Hussain M, Rahman A, Halim A, Rahman F. Kerosene lamp “Kupi”: lights the house, but may bring darkness to life. Mymensingh Med J. 2009 Jul;18(2):221–5.
  20. Mashreky SR, Rahman A, Chowdhury SM, Khan TF, Svanström L, Rahman F. Non-fatal burn is a major cause of illness: Findings from the largest community-based national survey in Bangladesh. Inj Prev. 2009;15(6):397–402.
  21. Mashreky SR, Rahman A, Chowdhury SM, Giashuddin S, SvanstrÖm L, Linnan M, et al. Epidemiology of childhood burn: Yield of largest community based injury survey in Bangladesh. Burns. 2008;34(6):856–62.
  22. Mashreky SR, Rahman A, Chowdhury SM, Giashuddin S, Svanström L, Khan TF, et al. Burn injury: economic and social impact on a family. Public Health. 2008;122(12):1418–24.
  23. Mashreky SR, Rahman A, Chowdhury SM, Giashuddin S, Svanström L, Linnan M, et al. Consequences of childhood burn: Findings from the largest community-based injury survey in Bangladesh. Burns. 2008;34(7):912–8.

Road Safety

  1. Ul Baset MK, Rahman A, Alonge O, Agrawal P, Wadhwaniya S, Rahman F. Pattern of road traffic injuries in rural bangladesh: Burden estimates and risk factors. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017;14(11).
  2. van der Horst ARA, Thierry MC, Vet JM, Rahman AKMF. An evaluation of speed management measures in Bangladesh based upon alternative accident recording, speed measurements, and DOCTOR traffic conflict observations. Transp Res Part F Traffic Psychol Behav. 2017;46:390–403.
  3. Mashreky SR, Rahman A, Khan TF, Faruque M, Svanström L, Rahman F. Hospital burden of road traffic injury: Major concern in primary and secondary level hospitals in Bangladesh. Public Health. 2010;124(4):185–9.

Other injury:

  1. Ma T, Peden AE, Peden M, Hyder AA, Jagnoor J, Duan L, et al. Out of the silos: Embedding injury prevention into the sustainable development goals. Inj Prev. 2021;27(2):166–71.
  2. Khatlani K, Alonge O, Rahman A, Hoque DME, Bhuiyan AA, Agrawal P, et al. Caregiver supervision practices and risk of childhood unintentional injury mortality in Bangladesh. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017;14(5):515.
  3. Wadhwaniya S, Alonge O, Ul Baset MK, Chowdhury S, Bhuiyan AA, Hyder AA. Epidemiology of fall injury in rural Bangladesh. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017;14(8).
  4. Alonge O, Agrawal P, Talab A, Rahman QS, Rahman AF, Arifeen S El, et al. Fatal and non-fatal injury outcomes: results from a purposively sampled census of seven rural subdistricts in Bangladesh. Lancet Glob Heal. 2017;5(8):e818–27.
  5. Hossain M, Uddin A, Rahman A, Biswas A, Rahman F, Mashreky S. Injury in Construction Site of Bangladesh - Findings from a Nationwide Cross Sectional Survey. Asian J Med Heal. 2017;2(3):1–7.
  6. Biswas A, Hossain J, Abdullah A, Dalal K, Mashreky S, Hawlader D. Rescue and Emergency Management of a Water-Related Disaster: A Bangladeshi Experience. Asian J Med Heal. 2017;4(1):1–9.
  7. Aminur Rahman, Salim Mahmud Chowdhury, Saidur Rahman Mashreky, Michael Linnan FR. Bangladesh Health and Injury Survey 2016. 2016.
  8. Dalal K, Rahman F, Gifford M, Rahman A. The magnitude of injury problems among child labourers in a rural community of Bangladesh: Findings from an injury surveillance system. Int Health. 2016;8(1):73–6.
  9. Hossain M, Rahman A, Dalal K, Mashreky S, Baset K, Biswas A. Effects of Emergency Injury Care (EIC) Training for the Community Volunteers in the Rural Community of Bangladesh. Int J Trop Dis Heal. 2016;19(1):1–7.
  10. Biswas A, Mashreky SR, Dalal K, Deave T. Response to an Earthquake in Bangladesh: Experiences and Lesson Learnt. Open J Earthq Res. 2016;05(01):1–6.
  11. Hossain J, Biswas A, Rahman F, Mashreky SR, Dalal K, Rahman A. Snakebite Epidemiology in Bangladesh—A National Community Based Health and Injury Survey. Health (Irvine Calif). 2016;08(05):479–86.
  12. Biswas A, Rahman A, Mashreky SR, Humaira T, Dalal K. Rescue and emergency management of a man-made disaster: Lesson learnt from a collapse factory building, Bangladesh. Sci World J. 2015;2015.
  13. Biswas A, Rahman Mashkreky S, Abdullah ASM, Dalal K. A manmade urban disaster caused a child death : Experience and lessons learnt from a tragic case study in Bangladesh. Int J Curr Res. 2015;7(6):17383–6.
  14. Chowdhury SM, Svanström L, Hörte LG, Chowdhury RA, Rahman F. Children’s perceptions about falls and their prevention: A qualitative study from a rural setting in Bangladesh. BMC Public Health. 2013;13(1).
  15. Mashreky SR. Child injury: An emerging health burden in low-income countries. South East Asia J Public Heal. 2013;2(2):1–2.
  16. Mashreky SR, Rahman A, Khan TF, Rahman F. Author ’ s personal copy Consequences of non-fatal electrical injury : Findings of community-based national survey in Bangladesh. Injury. 2012;43(1):109–12.
  17. Mashreky SR, Hossain MJ, Rahman A, Biswas A, Khan TF, Rahman F. Epidemiology of electrical injury: Findings from a community based national survey in Bangladesh. Injury. 2012;43(1):113–6.
  18. Chowdhury SM, Rahman A, Mashreky SR, Giashuddin SM, Svanstrom L, Horte LG, et al. The horizon of unintentional injuries among children in low-income setting: an overview from Bangladesh Health and Injury Survey. J Environ Public Health. 2009;2009:435403.
  19. Ebel BE, Medina MH, Rahman AKMF, Appiah NJ, Rivara FP. Child injury around the world: a global research agenda for child injury prevention. Inj Prev  J Int Soc Child Adolesc  Inj Prev. 2009 Jun;15(3):212.
  20. Giashuddin SM, Rahman A, Rahman F, Mashreky SR, Chowdhury SM, Linnan M, et al. Socioeconomic inequality in child injury in Bangladesh – implication for developing countries. Int J Equity Health. 2009;8(1):7.
  21. Salim Mahmud Chowdhury, Aminur Rahman, Saidur Rahman Mashreky, Sheikh Giashuddin, Leif Svanström, Lars-Gunnar Hörte, et al. Childhood fall: Epidemiologic findings from a population-based survey in Bangladesh. Int J Disabil Hum Dev. 2008;7(1):81–8.

Health system:

  1. Rakhshanda S, Dalal K, Chowdhury HA, Mayaboti CA, Paromita P, Rahman AKMF, et al. Assessing service availability and readiness to manage cervical cancer in Bangladesh. BMC Cancer. 2021;21(1):670.
  2. Paromita P, Chowdhury HA, Mayaboti CA, Rakhshanda S, Rahman AKMF, Karim MR, et al. Assessing service availability and readiness to manage Chronic Respiratory Diseases (CRDs) in Bangladesh. PLoS One. 2021;16(3 March):1–10.
  3. Mowafi H, Ngaruiya C, O’Reilly G, Kobusingye O, Kapil V, Rubiano AM, et al. Emergency care surveillance and emergency care registries in low-income and middle-income countries: Conceptual challenges and future directions for research. BMJ Glob Heal. 2019;4:1–11.
  4. Hossain M, Abdullah A, Halim A, Rahman A, Hossain M, Biswas A. Utilization of Equipment for Emergency Obstetric Care in the Sub Districts Level Facilities in Bangladesh. J Adv Med Med Res. 2018;26(9):1–11.
  5. Taskin T, Sultana M, Islam T, Khan N, Chowdhury S. Socio-demographic Factors and Puerperal Sepsis: Experiences from Two Tertiary Level Hospitals in Bangladesh. Int J Community Fam Med. 2016;1(2):1–4.
  6. Biswas A, Abdullah AS. Perceptions , Practices and Challenges on Birth Planning in Rural Bangladesh. Int J Public Heal Res. 2015;3(6):384–9.
  7. Islam F, Rahman A, Halim A, Eriksson C, Rahman F, Dalal K. Perceptions of health care providers and patients on quality of care in maternal and neonatal health in fourteen Bangladesh government healthcare facilities: A mixed-method study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2015;15(1):1–9.
  8. Islam F, Rahman A, Halim A, Eriksson C, Dalal K, Rahman F. Assessment of quality of infrastructure and clinical care performance of HCPs during MNH services at district and sub-district level government hospitals, Bangladesh. HealthMed. 2015;9(12):500–10.
  9. Moslem F, Bithi TS, Biswas A. Prevalence of thyroid dysfunction among type-2 diabetes patients in an urban diabetes hospital, Bangladesh. Open Sci J Clin Med. 2015;3(3):98–113.
  10. Ahmed S, Kabir  a RML, Rahman A, Hussain M, Phil M, Khatoon S. Severity of Rotavirus Diarrhea in Children : One Year Experience in a Children Hospital of Bangladesh. iran J Peidatr. 2009;19(2):108–16.
  11. Hossain MM, Hassan MQ, Rahman MH, Kabir ARML, Hannan AH, Rahman AKMF. Hospital management of severely malnourished children: comparison of locally adapted  protocol with WHO protocol. Indian Pediatr. 2009 Mar;46(3):213–7.


  1. Mumu SJ, Merom D, Ali L, Fahey PP, Hossain I, Rahman AKMF, et al. Validation of a food frequency questionnaire as a tool for assessing dietary intake in cardiovascular disease research and surveillance in Bangladesh. Nutr J. 2020;19(1):1–16.
  2. Shamim AA, Mashreky SR, Ferdous T, Tegenfeldt K, Roy S, Rahman AKMF, et al. Pregnant Women Diet Quality and Its Sociodemographic Determinants in Southwestern Bangladesh. Food Nutr Bull. 2016;37(1):14–26.
  3. Hossen K, Rahman F, Mashreky SR. Nutritional status of adolescent girls in Bangladesh: findings of a community based survey. South East Asia J Public Heal. 2016;6(1):3–7.
  4. Mashreky SR, Rahman F, Rahman A, Talab A, Rahman Z. Role of mass media in increasing knowledge and practices of mothers on IYCF: findings from a community trial in rural Bangladesh. South East Asia J Public Heal. 2015;5(1):18–24.
  5. Rahman Z, Rahman F, Rahman A, Mashreky SR. Video show helps in improving IYCF knowledge and practice: Experience from rural Bangladesh. South East Asia J Public Heal. 2015;4(1):25–9.

First response:

  1. Hossain MJ, Hossain MS, Mayaboti CA, Rahman AF, Chowdhury SM, Mashreky SR, et al. Impact of community-based first responder development for the management of drowning casualties in rural areas of Bangladesh. African J Emerg Med. 2020;10(4):219–23.
  2. Khanam M, Rahman A, Beerman S, Scarr J, Linnan M, Fazlur Rahman A. Feasibility of teaching first response to children below 10 years of age in rural Bangladesh. Trauma Emerg Care. 2019;4(1):1–4.
  3. Hoque DME, Islam MI, Sharmin Salam S, Rahman QS-U, Agrawal P, Rahman A, et al. Impact of First Aid on Treatment Outcomes for Non-Fatal Injuries in Rural  Bangladesh: Findings from an Injury and Demographic Census. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017 Jul;14(7).
  4. Mecrow TS, Rahman A, Mashreky SR, Rahman F, Nusrat N, Scarr J, et al. Willingness to administer mouth-to-mouth ventilation in a first response program in rural Bangladesh Healthcare practices, education, and development. BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 2015;15(1):1–5.
  5. Rahman AKMFMF, Stefan T, Rahman S, Rahman AKMFMF, Nusrat N, Khanam M, et al. Feasibility of a first responder programme in rural Bangladesh. Resuscitation. 2014 Aug;85(8):1088–92.

Violence, child Maltreatment and Suicide:

  1. Haque MA, Moniruzzaman S, Janson S, Rahman AF, Mashreky SR, Eriksson UB. Children’s exposure to psychological abuse and neglect: A population-based study in rural Bangladesh. Acta Paediatr Int J Paediatr. 2021;110(1):257–64.
  2. Atiqul Haque M, Janson S, Moniruzzaman S, Fazlur Rahman AKM, Islam SS, Mashreky SR, et al. Child Maltreatment Portrayed in Bangladeshi Newspapers. Child Abus Rev. 2020;29(5):448–62.
  3. Atiqul Haque M, Janson S, Moniruzzaman S, Fazlur Rahman AKM, Islam SS, Mashreky SR, et al. Children’s exposure to physical abuse from a child perspective: A population-based study in rural Bangladesh. PLoS One. 2019;14(2):1–16.
  4. Begum A, Viitasara E, Soares J, Rahman AF, Macassa G. Parental socio-economic position and suicidal ideation among adolescents in Rural Bangladesh. J Psychiatry Behav Sci. 2018;1(4).
  5. Begum A, Rahman AKMF, Rahman A, Soares J, Khankeh HR, Macassa G. Prevalence of suicide ideation among adolescents and young adults in rural Bangladesh. Int J Ment Health. 2017;46(3):177–87.
  6. Atiqul Haque M, Janson S, Moniruzzaman S, Rahman AKMF, Mashreky SR, Eriksson U-B. Bangladeshi school-age children’s experiences and perceptions on child maltreatment:  A qualitative interview study. Child Care Health Dev. 2017 Nov;43(6):876–83.
  7. Mashreky SR, Dalal K, Rahman A, Rahman F. Epidemiology of Interpersonal Violence in Bangladesh : Findings from Community Based National Survey. Int J Prev Public Heal Sci. 2016;1(6):8–11.
  8. Mondal S, Dalal K, Sahoo DK, Biswas A. Characteristics of Child Labour and Their Health Problems: Findings from Rural Community of India. Health (Irvine Calif). 2016;08(10):931–6.
  9. Biswas A, Dalal K, Rahman F, Deave T. Intimate Partner Violence During Pregnancy and Victim ’ s Perception on Miscarriage. Int J Public Heal Res. 2015;3(2):58–63.
  10. Mashreky SR, Rahman F, Rahman A. Suicide Kills More Than 10,000 People Every Year in Bangladesh. Arch Suicide Res. 2013;17(4):387–96.
  11. Dalal Koustuv, Rahman Fazlur JB. Wife abuse in rural Bangladesh. J Biosoc Sci. 2009;41(5):561–573.
  12. Dalal K, Rahman F, Jansson B. The origin of violent behaviour among child labourers in India. Glob Public Health. 2008;3(1):77–92.

COVID & other infectious diseases:

  1. Rahman FN, Rahman AKMF, Iwuagwu AO, Dalal K. COVID-19 Transmission due to Mass Mobility Before and After the Largest Festival in Bangladesh: An Epidemiologic Study. Inq J Heal Care Organ Provision, Financ. 2021;58:004695802110234.
  2. Douglass J, Mableson H, Martindale S, Jhara ST, Karim MJ, Rahman MM, et al. Effect of an Enhanced Self-Care Protocol on Lymphedema Status among People Affected by Moderate to Severe Lower-Limb Lymphedema in Bangladesh, a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. J Clin Med. 2020;9(8):2444.
  3. Karim MJ, Haq R, Mableson HE, Sultan Mahmood ASM, Rahman M, Chowdhury SM, et al. Developing the first national database and map of lymphatic filariasis clinical cases in Bangladesh: Another step closer to the elimination goals. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019;13(7):1–21.
  4. Dalal K. Condom Using Perception Among Sex-Buying Men in India. Sci J Public Heal. 2015;3(6):820.
  5. Haq F, Abdullah AS, Biswas A. Veterinarians Knowledge on Ebola Virus : Findings of 117 Veterinarians in Bangladesh. Int J Public Heal Res. 2015;3(6):370–3.
  6. Dewez JE, Chellani HK, Halim A, Van Den Broek N. Simplified antibiotic regimens for neonatal sepsis - AFRINEST(1). Vol. 386, The Lancet. Elsevier Ltd; 2015. p. 1337–8.
  7. Andrews-Chavez J, Biswas A, Gifford M, Eriksson C, Dalal K. Identifying households with low immunisation completion in Bangladesh. Health (Irvine Calif). 2012;04(11):1088–97.
  8. Ahmed K, Ahmed S, Mitui MT, Rahman A, Kabir L, Hannan A, et al. Molecular characterization of VP7 gene of human rotaviruses from Bangladesh. Virus Genes. 2010;40(3):347–56.
  9. Quddusur Rahman, Kazi Mumtaz Huda. Fazlur Rahman, Provat Chandra Barua, Mohammad Golam Mostafa AS. Accessibility Of The Sexually Transmitted Infection & Reproductive Tract Infection Patients To The Government Health Care Services In Rural Areas Of Bangladesh. Bangladesh J Pathol; 22 (1) : 20-24. Bangladesh J Pathol. 2007;22(1):20–4.

Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs):

  1. Halim A, Abdullah ASM, Rahman F, Biswas A. Exploring the perceptions, practices and challenges of gestational diabetes detection and management among health care providers in a district of Bangladesh. F1000Research. 2020;9(May):189.
  2. Biswas A, Dalal K, Abdullah ASM, Rahman AKMF, Halim A. Gestational diabetes: Exploring the perceptions, practices and barriers of the community and healthcare providers in rural Bangladesh: A qualitative study. Diabetes, Metab Syndr Obes Targets Ther. 2020;13:1339–48.

Other cross cutting issues:

  1. Rahman FN, Khan HTA, Jahangir Hossain M, Iwuagwu AO. Health and wellbeing of indigenous older adults living in the tea gardens of Bangladesh. PLoS One. 2021;16(3 March):1–19.
  2. Barman N, Haque MA, Rahman AKMF, Khalequzzaman M, Mashreky SR. Association of biomass fuel smoke exposure and hypertension among rural women of Bangladesh: A cross-sectional study. Indian J Public Health. 2019;63(3):258–60.
  3. Mumu SJ, Fahey PP, Ali L, Rahman AKMF, Merom D. Seasonal Variations in Physical Activity Domains among Rural and Urban Bangladeshis Using a Culturally Relevant Past Year Physical Activity Questionnaire (PYPAQ). Factor-Litvak PR, editor. J Environ Public Health. 2019;2019:2375474.
  4. Bhuiyan MAA, Agrawal P, Wadhwaniya S, Li Q, Alonge O, Rahman AF, et al. Animal-related injuries and fatalities: Evidence from a large-scale population-based cross-sectional survey in rural Bangladesh. BMJ Open. 2019;9(11):1–8.
  5. Hussain AHME, Ferdoush J, Mashreky SR, Rahman AKMF, Ferdausi N, Dalal K. Epidemiology of childhood blindness: A community-based study in Bangladesh. PLoS One. 2019;14(6):1–10.
  6. Saha UK, Alam MB, Rahman AKMF, Hussain AHME, Mashreky SR, Mandal G, et al. Epidemiology of stroke: findings from a community-based survey in rural Bangladesh. Public Health. 2018;160:26–32.
  7. Akhter S, Hussain AHME, Shefa J, Kundu GK, Rahman F, Biswas A. Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) among the children aged 18-36 months in a rural community of Bangladesh: A cross sectional study [version 1; referees: 1 approved, 2 approved with reservations]. F1000Research. 2018;7(May):1–15.
  8. Das M, Elsey H, Shawon RA, Hicks J, Ferdoush J, Huque R, et al. Protocol to develop sustainable day care for children aged 1 – 4 years in disadvantaged urban communities in Dhaka, Bangladesh. BMJ Open. 2018;8(7):1–10.
  9. Alfonso NY, Alonge O, Hoque DME, Baset KU, Hyder AA, Bishai D. Care-seeking patterns and direct economic burden of injuries in Bangladesh. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017;14(5):472.
  10. Uddin MH, Rashid T, Chowdhury SM, Rahman A, Mashreky SR, Giashuddin SM, et al. Role of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) in heart failure. Int J Disabil Hum Dev. 2017;16(1):3–9.
  11. Moniruzzaman M, Zaman MM, Mashreky SR, Rahman AKMF. Prevalence of disability in Manikganj district of Bangladesh: Results from a large-scale cross-sectional survey. BMJ Open. 2016;6(7).
  12. Rahman J, Fakhruddin SHM, Rahman AKMF, Halim MA. Environmental Heat Stress Among Young Working Women: A Pilot Study. Ann Glob Heal. 2016;82(5):760–7.
  13. Akhter S, Mannan M, Animesh B. Determinants of epilepsy in infancy in Bangladesh: A case-control study. Neurol Asia. 2013;18(1):17–22.
  14. Dalal K, Rahman A. Out-of-pocket payments for unintentional injuries: A study in rural Bangladesh. Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot. 2009;16(1):41–7.
  15. Kabir AL, Rahman AF, Rahman A. ARI situation in our country: aren’t we oblivious of bronchiolitis in Bangladesh? Mymensingh Med J. 2009 Jan;18(1 Suppl):S50-55.
  16. Kabir ARML, Mollah AH, Anwar KS, Rahman AKMF, Amin R, Rahman ME. Management of bronchiolitis without antibiotics: a multicentre randomized control  trial in Bangladesh. Acta Paediatr. 2009 Oct;98(10):1593–9.
  17. Hassan MR, Kabir ARML, Rahman F, Hossain MH, MahmudAM, Bennoor KS AM. Risk Factors of Bronchial Asthma in Two Contrasting Settings– Metropolitan and Coastal Areas of Bangladesh: A Case Control Study. Chest Dis Allied Sci. 2009;51:153–8.


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