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reports on Nutrition

Total Reports 13

Pilot Study on Consumer Acceptance of Micronutrient Fortified Ultra Rice in Bangladesh
Barnali Chakraborty, Umme Salma Mukta, Md. Saiful Islam Majumder and Rezaul Karim
December - 2012
This study was conducted to assess the consumer acceptance of ultra rice in both rural and urban households in ten different locations in and around the Dhaka city, Bangladesh. Ultra rice is a manufactured grain made from rice flour, selected micronutrients and stabilizers that resembles to milled rice in size and shape. When eaten mixed with normal rice at a ratio of 1:100 before cooking, it was found efficacious in improving the micronutrient status of population including children, adolescents, and pregnant and nursing women in several studies.
The Effect of Classification of Nutritional Status on the Interventions Provided in the National Nutrition Program
Christine M Least, M A Khan
December - 2006
This exploratory study looked at the process involved in growth monitoring sessions as carried out in the National Nutrition Programme. The specific aim of this study was to identify misclassification of nutritional status of mother and children arising from errors in taking weight and height and its reasons....
Nutritional Situation and Related Factors in MNCH Project Area at Baseline
Farhana Haseen
December - 2006
Objective of this survey was to establish a baseline nutritional profile to assess the impact of the MNCH programme interventions at the end of the project duration....
Efficacy of Sprinkles and Iron Folic Acid Tablets to Control Anaemia during Pregnancy
Nuzhat Choudhury
October - 2006
Improving Iron Status before Pregnancy: Predictors for Time to First Pregnancy in Rural Bangladesh
Amina Khambalia, Nuzhat Choudhury, Stanley Zlotkin
October - 2006
It has recently been advocated that iron supplementation begin before childbearing. A key operational issue is timely identification of females prior to pregnancy. The purpose of this study was to examine factors associated with time to first pregnancy (FP) and adolescent pregnancy (AP)....
The Food Supplementation Process in BRAC Areas Under the Nutrition Project (NNP): An Exploratory Study
Marufa Aziz Khan, Qazi Shafayayetul Islam, Syed Masud Ahmed
July - 2006
Local non-government organizations (NGOs) are the major partners of the Government of Bangladesh (GOB) for implementing NNP (National Nutrition Project) programme at the grassroots level in rural Bangladesh. BRAC is one of the partners working in 53 upazilas out of 105 to implement the NNP programme. This study was undertaken to explore the process of food supplementation in BRAC NNP....
Effect of Anthelminthic Treatment on Helminth Infection and Anaemia Among the Female Workers of the Ayesha Abed Foundation in Bangladesh
Marufa Aziz Khan, Qazi Shafayetul Islam, Iftekhar Quashem, Chowdhury SB Jalal
May - 2005
The aim of this study was to test the impact of anthelminthic treatment on the extent of change in the prevalence and intensity of intestinal parasite as well as nutritional status of female workers in different time and dose schedules...
The effect of anthelminthic treatment on helminth infection and anaemia among the female workers of the Ayesha Abed Foundation in Bangladesh
Marufa Aziz Khan, Qazi Shafayetul Islam, Iftekhar Quashem, Chowdhury SB Jalal
March - 2005
This study was carried out to test the impact of anthelmintic treatment on the extent of change in the prevalence and intensity of intestinal parasite as well as nutritional status of female workers in different time and dose schedules....
Effects of a Multiple Micronutrient Beverage Supplement on Haematologic, Iron, Vitamin A and Growth Status and Cognitive Development and School Performance among Adolescent Girls in Bangladesh
Marufa Aziz Khan, Farhana Haseen, Chowdhury SB Jalal, Mizanur Rahman, Shaheen Akter, Syed Nazmul Huda, Harun KM Yusuf, SM Ziauddin Hyder
August - 2004
General well being of adolescent girls has remained as a relatively neglected agenda in health and nutrition policies and programmes in most developing countries. For a country like Bangladesh, this issue is particularly important....
Anaemia Prevalence Survey of Urban Bangladesh and the Rural Chittagong Hill Tracts 2003
Farhana Haseen, Ifthekher Quasem, SM Ziauddin Hyder, HKM Yusuf
May - 2004
An anaemia survey was conducted in the urban slum and non-slum areas of Bangladesh and in rural areas of the three districts of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) in March to May 2003. The urban areas included 15 non-slum and 15 slum clusters, all selected randomly, from the cities and towns of Dhaka, Chittagong, Rajshahi and Khulna Divisions.....
 
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