Ismail Hossain

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This paper presents a simplified model using a fuzzy logic approach for predicting the serviceability of reinforced concrete (RC) beams strengthened with near surface mounted (NSM) reinforcement. Existing analytical models lack proper formulations for the prediction of deflection and crack width in NSM strengthened beams. These existing models are based on(More)
BACKGROUND Men diagnosed with localised prostate cancer (LPC) face difficult choices between treatment options that can cause persistent problems with sexual, urinary and bowel function. Controlled trial evidence about the survival benefits of the full range of treatment alternatives is limited, and patients' views on the survival gains that might justify(More)
(USAID) under the terms of cooperative Agreement Number HRN-A-98-00012-00. The opinions expressed herein are those of authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID. Frontiers in Reproductive Health Program (FRONTIERS) seeks to improve people's lives by enhancing services in family planning, safe motherhood, and other reproductive health areas.(More)
Over the last 30 years, family planning programs in Bangladesh have primarily focused on women. While government policy has been effective in influencing women to accept contraceptive methods, the role of men in family planning has been completely ignored. The aim of this study was to integrate male reproductive health services within the existing(More)
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