Search for dissertations about: "Rural Bangladesh"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 45 swedish dissertations containing the words Rural Bangladesh.

  1. 1. Rural Women in Bangladesh : The Legal Status of Women and the Relationship between NGOs and Religious Groups

    Author : Abdel Baten Miaji; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; NGOs; Islamology; Women in Bangladesh; nongovernment institutions; Gender; Rural Bangladesh; Qur an; Legal status of women; Islamists; Bangladeshi girls; Bangladesh; Village women; Islam; Women; Hadith; History of Religion;

    Abstract : Bangladesh is one of the largest Muslim countries in the world. In spite of political turmoil, frequent natural disasters and widespread corruption it has, in less than four decades after its birth as an independent state, gained visible success in human development - especially the education of women and girls, family planning and health, and microcredit to the poor. READ MORE

  2. 2. Epidemiological and Spatial Association between Arsenic Exposure via Drinking Water and Morbidity and Mortality : Population based studies in rural Bangladesh

    Author : Nazmul Sohel; Lars Åke Persson; Marie Vahter; Pavlos Kanaroglou; Gunnar Nordberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Arsenic; tube-well; skin lesion; adult mortality; foetal loss; infant death; cohort; spatial model; Bangladesh; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to evaluate the risk for increased morbidity and mortality due to long-term arsenic exposure via drinking water by use of epidemiological and spatial approaches in studies performed in Matlab, Bangladesh. A total of 166,934 individuals aged 4 years and above were screened for skin lesions in 2002-2003. READ MORE

  3. 3. Infant Anemia and Micronutrient Status : Studies of Early Determinants in Rural Bangladesh

    Author : Hanna Eneroth; Eva-Charlotte Ekström; Lars-Åke Persson; Usha Ramakrishnan; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Micronutrients; Anemia; Iron Deficiency; Zinc Deficiency; Vitamin A Deficiency; Vitamin B12 Deficiency; Folic Acid Deficiency; Infant; Pregnancy; Dietary Supplementation; Hemoglobin; Dose-Response Relationship; Exclusive Breast Feeding; Bangladesh; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : Anemia and micronutrient deficiencies in infancy are common in low-income settings. These are partly due to maternal malnutrition and may impair child health and development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Limited dietary diversity and consumption of ultra-processed and deep-fried foods among adolescents in rural Bangladesh : uncovering the two faces of suboptimal diet

    Author : Mohammad Redwanul Islam; Eva-Charlotte Ekström; Syed Moshfiqur Rahman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rural adolescents; Dietary diversity; Ultra-processed food; Deep-fried food; Bangladesh; Matlab; Nutrition;

    Abstract : Background: With an estimated number of 1.2 billion in the world, adolescents represent a major transformative force in global health. Optimum adolescent nutrition is increasingly important for scaling up population health gains in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) of South Asia. READ MORE

  5. 5. Social Determinants of Suicidal Ideation among Adolescents in Rural Bangladesh

    Author : Afroza Begum; Gloria Macassa; Joaquim Soares; AKM Fazlur Rahman; Eija Viitasara; Hamid Reza Khankeh; Kastytis Šmigelskas; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Prevalence; Factors; Socio-economic; Parents; Suicidal ideation; Rural; Adolescents;

    Abstract : Background and Objective: Suicide is a leading cause of death and a critical public health problem among adolescents worldwide. However, adolescent suicidal behaviour is a neglected public health issue, especially in low- and middle-income countries, such as Bangladesh. READ MORE