Abdullahel Hadi

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BACKGROUND The major chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) operate through a cluster of common risk factors, whose presence or absence determines not only the occurrence and severity of the disease, but also informs treatment approaches. Primary prevention based on mitigation of these common risk factors through population-based programmes is the most(More)
INTRODUCTION Lack of reliable population-based data, especially morbidity data, is a barrier to preventing and controlling chronic diseases in developing countries. We report the self-reported prevalences of major chronic diseases in Southeast Asia and examine their relation to selected sociodemographic variables in adults. METHODS Data are from a 2005(More)
BACKGROUND Tobacco use is the most preventable cause of premature death and disability. Even though tobacco use is common in many Asian countries, reliable and comparable data on the burden imposed by tobacco use in this region are sparse, and surveillance systems to track trends are in their infancy. OBJECTIVE To assess and compare the prevalence of(More)
BACKGROUND Recognizing the growing demand from medical students and residents for more comprehensive global health training, and the paucity of explicit curricula on such issues, global health and curriculum experts from the six Ontario Family Medicine Residency Programs worked together to design a framework for global health curricula in family medicine(More)
Medical tourism has never been new in history. What is new is the recognition of its emergence i) as a global medical business potentially challenging the dominance of health care markets in the developed world, and ii) as a threat, pushing health disparities even further in developing countries. Based on a review of available literature, this paper(More)
This study aimed to explore the causes, types, and consequences of authorship conflicts among the researchers of selected research institutions in Dhaka, Bangladesh; and suggest ways to reduce conflicts. A sample of 100 researchers was purposively selected from BRAC, ICDDR,B, and the participants of a training course on research bioethics held in Dhaka.(More)
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