Rice Biodiversity in Bangladesh: Adoption, Diffusion and Disappearance of VarietiesA Statistical Report from Farm Survey in 2005Mahabub Hossain, WMH Jaim, M Shamsul Alam, ANM Mahfuzur RahmanThe objective of this study was to identify the most popular improved rice varieties which could be targeted for breeding micronutrients including iron, zinc and vitamins that ultimately could help addressing micro- nutrient deficiency induced malnutrition in the poverty stricken regions of South Asia .......

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  • Writer Name Mahabub Hossain, WMH Jaim, M Shamsul Alam, ANM Mahfuzur Rahman
  • Published Date Monday, 15 April 2013
  • Country Bangladesh
  The book focuses on issues critical to the contemporary emphasis on gender sensitive health care for the poor pregnant women in Bangladesh. The core of the book explores the differing perspectives between rural women and health care providers regarding childbirth care and practices. The study attempts to understand women’s perceptions of birthing care and their practices, the role of culture, socio-economic factors, and household dynamics, as they influence women and their family’s .......

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  • Writer Name Kaosar Afsana and Sabina Faiz Rashid
  • Published Date Tuesday, 13 June 2000
  • Country Bangladesh
 In: Leon and Walt (eds.), 'Poverty, inequality and healthPoverty, Inequality and Health: An International Perspective raises new and critical issues about health inequalities. It is unique in that it provides the first truly international perspective on this problem, with contributions from the developed and developing world. The outcome of a Public Health Forum organised by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, this book brings together material from internationally .......

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  • Writer Name AMR Chowdhury, Abbas Bhuiya
  • Published Date Tuesday, 14 November 2000
  • Country Bangladesh
 In: Zeba Ayesha Sathar and James F Phillips (eds), 'Fertility Transition in South AsiaThis compendium of nineteen chapters, written by South Asia scholars and international authorities in the field of population, provides an overview of a range of issues surrounding fertility change in SOuth Asia over the past decade.In the first section of the book, the latest levels and trends in fertility in individual countries are covered. The quality of data is compared and discussed with the aim .......

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  • Writer Name Abdullahel Hadi, Samir R Nath, AMR Chowdhury
  • Published Date Wednesday, 20 June 2001
  • Country Bangladesh
About 18 million of Bangladesh's 130 million populations, are in the primary school age (6-10 years) group. Nearly 80 percent of these children are now attending school. Some studies have raised questions about the quality of education imparted in the schools. This report presents results from a new study that looks at the quality aspect more comprehensively. It is done for both formal and non-formal sub-systems by (i) assessing students completing the primary cycle against a set of terminal .......

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  • Writer Name AMR Chowdhury, RK Choudhury, Samir Nath, M Ahmed, M Alam (eds)
  • Published Date Tuesday, 19 June 2001
  • Country Bangladesh
About 18 million of Bangladesh's 130 million populations, are in the primary school age (6-10 years) group. Nearly 80 percent of these children are now attending school. Some studies have raised questions about the quality of education imparted in the schools. This report presents results from a new study that looks at the quality aspect more comprehensively. It is done for both formal and non-formal sub-systems by (i) assessing students completing the primary cycle against a set of terminal .......

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  • Writer Name Samir Nath, AMR Chowdhury (eds)
  • Published Date Tuesday, 12 June 2001
  • Country Bangladesh
  The Chittagong Hill Tracts is located in the south-eastern part of Bangladesh bordering India's Northeastern region and Arakan province of Myanmar (Burma). Various ethnic groups the most important of which are the Chakmas, the Marmas, the Tripuras and the Mros inhabit it. Together, they constitute approximately one percent of the population of Bangladesh but on account of their distinct language, ethnicity, religion and social structure, they present a challenge to the integration and .......

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  • Writer Name M Rafi, AMR Chowdhury (eds)
  • Published Date Monday, 11 June 2001
  • Country Bangladesh
Challenging Inequities in Health, was conceived as a response to the following: Concerns about widening “health gaps” both between and within countries; A disproportionate research focus on inequalities in health in the “North” to the relative neglect of the “South”; and Inadequate analytic tools and pragmatic policies to redress health inequities.Through a collective effort of researchers and practitioners called the Global Health Equity Initiative (GHEI), a set of in-depth country .......

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  • Writer Name Abbas Bhuiya, AMR Chowdhury, F Ahmed and AM Adams
  • Published Date Wednesday, 08 August 2001
  • Country Bangladesh