Hasina Akhter Chowdhury

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BACKGROUND The role of male's participation in reproductive healthcare is now well-recognized. The present study investigated the role of men in some selected reproductive health issues, characterizing their involvement, including factors influencing their participation in reproductive healthcare services. METHODS This study was conducted in the working(More)
Several reproductive disorders with overweight and obesity are now known to be associated with insulin resistance. The study was aimed to assess the proportion and determinants of overweight and obesity among diabetic women of reproductive age. This cross-sectional analytic study was conducted among 888 diabetic women of reproductive age attending the(More)
  • Kaniz Fatema, Sharmin Hossain, +4 authors Liaquat Ali
  • 2017
Background: Increased awareness amongst large population groups is a major determinant for the prevention of diabetes and its complications as well as related metabolic disorders. Knowledge and attitude are the principal markers of awareness that need to be studied in various population groups in specific racial and cultural contexts. The present study was(More)
BACKGROUND Maternal anaemia is a common problem in pregnancy, particularly in developing countries. The study was aimed at determining the factors associated with anaemia among a group of pregnant mothers who attended an antenatal clinic in Dhaka city. METHODS This cross-sectional study included 224 pregnant women, who visited the antenatal clinic of the(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the level of knowledge on reproductive health among urban and rural women of selected area of Bangladesh. MATERIALS AND METHODS A descriptive cross-sectional study was undertaken among 200 women selected purposively from different rural and urban areas of Bangladesh. Data were collected using a semi-structured interviewer-administered(More)
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