Suicidal behaviors among Bangladeshi nurses: a cross-sectional study in a tertiary care hospital - Arafat SM, Laila ZD, Akter H, Mali B, Chowdhury MH, Morshed NM.
Though, suicide is a preventable public health problem but prediction is almost impossible. Nevertheless, past suicidal behaviors are important risk factors which should be considered to prevent deaths by suicides. We aimed to explore the suicidal behavior... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

UK Covid: virus prevalence in England increases from last week – ONS – as it happened
One in 340 people not in care homes, hospitals or other institutional settingstest positive in week ending 3 April in England. This live blog is now closed –please follow the global coronavirus live blog for updatesWhat are the new Covid rules in England from 12 April?People in England told they can ‘start to think’ about holidays abroadCovid plan for England: trips abroad could be permitted from MayPublish figures to show ‘untold suffering’ of long Covid, MPs urge4.59pmBSTHere is a recap of the main Covid-related events from theUK:Related:Coronavirus live: EMA reviewing AstraZeneca and Johnso...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 9, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Yohannes Lowe and Rhi Storer(earlier) Tags: Coronavirus Politics Infectious diseases UK news NHS Grant Shapps Boris Johnson Health Medical research House of Commons Source Type: news

Sexual violence and suicide in Bangladesh - Arafat SMY, Khan MM.
Bangladesh, a South Asian country, is one of the highest densely populated countries in the world with about 160 million people. Suicide prevention has yet to get adequate attention in the country as it has no suicide surveillance system and national suici... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Getting to Better than Normal in a Post-COVID-19 World
Delegates at an online conference organised by APDA and AFPPD looked at ways to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on women and girls. By Cecilia RussellJOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Apr 6 2021 (IPS) Girls in Asia don’t want to go back to normal – they want to go “back to better than normal”, says Zara Rapoport, a delegate during an online seminar on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on gender. The seminar, held this week, was organised by the Asian Forum for Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFPPD) and the Asian Population and Development Association (APDA). It focused on the impact of ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cecilia Russell Tags: Asia-Pacific Climate Change Environment Gender Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) Source Type: news

Suicide attempt and its associated factors amongst women who were pregnant as adolescents in Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study - Li J, Imam SZ, Jing Z, Wang Y, Zhou C.
BACKGROUND: Adolescent pregnancy is a risk factor for suicide. We aimed to assess the prevalence of suicide attempts among young women with adolescent pregnancy in Bangladesh and to explore its associated factors. METHODS: In this cross-sectional s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Bangladesh enforces weeklong virus lockdown
Authorities in Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, introduced tighter lockdown restrictions on Monday following a recent spike in coronavirus cases (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Bangladesh enforcing weeklong lockdown amid virus surge
Bangladesh is enforcing a lockdown for a week, shutting shopping malls and transportation, to help curb the spread of coronavirus as the rate of infections and deaths have increased in recent weeks (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Brazil records 70,238 new cases; Netherlands halts AstraZeneca jab for under 60s - as it happened
Country has registeredmore than 12.9 million cases;10,000 appointments scrapped, reports Dutch news agency citing Netherlands health ministry Turkey records 42,308 new Covid cases in last 24 hoursCovid: seven deaths reported in Oxford/AstraZeneca UK recipientsPakistan, Bangladesh, Kenya and Philippines on England travel ‘red list’Curfews and quarantines: Europe ’s Easter of Covid restrictions‘We’re in a really good place’: is Israel nearing the Covid endgame?US coronavirus – latest updates12.24amBSTThat ’s it from the global blog team for now. Thanks for following our coverag...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 3, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Nadeem Badshah (now); Yohannes Lowe; Rhi Storer and Jedidajah Otte (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus World news Infectious diseases Vaccines and immunisation Medical research Microbiology Science UK news Boris Johnson Politics NHS Asia Pacific Africa Source Type: news

Covid live: Brazil records 70,238 new cases; Netherlands halts AstraZeneca jab for under 60s - as it happened
Country has registeredmore than 12.9 million cases;10,000 appointments scrapped, reports Dutch news agency citing Netherlands health ministry Turkey records 42,308 new Covid cases in last 24 hoursCovid: seven deaths reported in Oxford/AstraZeneca UK recipientsPakistan, Bangladesh, Kenya and Philippines on England travel ‘red list’Curfews and quarantines: Europe ’s Easter of Covid restrictions‘We’re in a really good place’: is Israel nearing the Covid endgame?US coronavirus – latest updates12.24amBSTThat ’s it from the global blog team for now. Thanks for following our coverag...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 2, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Nadeem Badshah (now); Yohannes Lowe; Rhi Storer and Jedidajah Otte (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus World news Infectious diseases Vaccines and immunisation Medical research Microbiology Science UK news Boris Johnson Politics NHS Asia Pacific Africa Source Type: news

Covid live: Netherlands halts AstraZeneca jab for under 60s – reports; Turkey records highest level of new cases
10,000 appointments scrapped, reports Dutch news agency citing Netherlands health ministry;Turkey records42,308 new Covid cases in last 24 hoursCovid: seven deaths reported in Oxford/AstraZeneca UK recipientsPakistan, Bangladesh, Kenya and Philippines on England travel ‘red list’Curfews and quarantines: Europe ’s Easter of Covid restrictions‘We’re in a really good place’: is Israel nearing the Covid endgame?US coronavirus – latest updates6.47pmBSTHere is a quick recap of the main Covid updates from around the world:6.37pmBSTRussia has recorded over 225,000 Covid related deaths sinc...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 2, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Yohannes Lowe (now); Rhi Storer and Jedidajah Otte (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus World news Infectious diseases Vaccines and immunisation Medical research Microbiology Science UK news Boris Johnson Politics NHS Asia Pacific Africa Source Type: news

UK bans travel from 4 more nations over virus; 39 in all
The British government is to ban international arrivals from four more countries — Bangladesh, Kenya, Pakistan and the Philippines — amid concerns over new virus variants (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Maternal experience of domestic violence before and during pregnancy and children's linear growth at 15  years: findings from MINIMat trial in rural Bangladesh - Ziaei S, Naved RT, Rahman SM, Rahman A, Ekström EC.
Literature concerning negative impacts of domestic violence (DV) against women on their children's health is growing; however, little is known about the long-term effect of maternal exposure to DV before and/or during pregnancy on their children's growth. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Floating gardens as a way to keep farming despite climate change
(Ohio State University) Bangladesh's floating gardens, built to grow food during flood seasons, could offer a sustainable solution for parts of the world prone to flooding because of climate change, a new study has found. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Fitness, Fundraising and Friendship for Prostate Cancer
By Syed Neaz Ahmad FRSALONDON, Mar 30 2021 (IPS-Partners) Over the Pandemic months, most activities – social, cultural, economic & philanthropic have been hit hard. The worst-hit has been patients suffering from serious diseases. Most have shied away from visiting their doctors and referral fell by 52,000 due to Covid-19. However, as they say, life goes on, and in this case, death goes on too. Prostate Cancer UK – a charity exclusive to the disease – report that despite awareness and development in technology – every 45 minutes a man dies of this dreaded disease. It is the ‘most commonly ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Syed Neaz Ahmad FRSA Tags: Health Source Type: news

Patterns of injuries and injury severity among hospitalized road traffic injury (RTI) patients in Bangladesh - Roy S, Hossain Hawlader MD, Nabi MH, Chakraborty PA, Zaman S, Alam MM.
This study aimed to determine the patterns of injuries due to road traffic accidents (RTAs), the severity of injuries, and fac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Saudi Arabia has prohibited its men from marrying women from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Chad and Myanmar. The move is aimed at discouraging...
The move is aimed at discouraging Saudi men from marrying foreigners and additional formalities have been placed before issuing... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Saudi Arabia prohibits men from marrying women from Pakistan, 3 other nations: Report
Saudi Arabia has prohibited its men from marrying women from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Chad and Myanmar, Dawn reported citing a report in... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Five Steps to Combat Gender-Based Violence Globally
District Manager, HRLS Program, conducts a client workshop in the presence of the Upazila Nirbahi Officer, Sakhipur Upazila, Tangail. Cedit: BRACBy Jenefa JabbarDHAKA, Bangladesh, Mar 16 2021 (IPS) The 410 Legal Aid Centers that I manage in Bangladesh for BRAC’s Human Rights and Legal Aid Services received approximately 35,900 requests for assistance in 2020. Almost all of them involve gender-based violence against women and girls. In Bangladesh, gender-based violence comes in many forms: physical abuse; husbands throwing wives out of the home in domestic disputes; husbands demanding that their wives get more dowry ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jenefa Jabbar Tags: Asia-Pacific Crime & Justice Education Featured Gender Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Bangladesh's first trans newsreader hopes to foster acceptance
Tashnuva Anan says her regular TV appearances could prove 'revolutionary' in the socially conservative country (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are liberal men not abusive toward their wives? Evidence from rural Bangladesh - Dey SR, Rupa IJ, Habib TZ, Karim R.
Gender ideology has widely been discussed in the explanation of wife abuse. However, how men's gender ideology influences wife abuse is quite overlooked in Bangladeshi context. This  study examined how various types of gender ideology among men are associa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

India now as autocratic as Pakistan, worse than Bangladesh: Sweden institute's Democracy Report
After Freedom House report said India is only 'partly free' now, V-Dem Institute's Democracy Report has downgraded India from 'world's... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bangladesh's Rapid Action Battalion is accused of extrajudicial killings and torture of hundreds of civilians. Israeli Cellebrite sold...
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bangladesh's first transgender news reader takes to the airwaves: Tashnuva Anan Shishir survived assault, bullying and suicide attempts...
Tashnuva Anan Shishir survived assault, bullying and suicide attempts to become a trailblazer for the LGBT community (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

India helping to address issue of vaccine equity: Top UN Women official
India has provided 56 lakh doses of coronavirus vaccines under grants assistance to a number of countries. The vaccines were sent to Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar and Seychelles. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - March 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Free rapid Covid tests available for all businesses in England; Tibetan leader Dalai Lama gets vaccine shot
Contradictory death figures in Russia; WHO warns against relaxing guard due to vaccinesFrom Pfizer to Moderna, the companies making billions from vaccinesEU indecision led Cyprus to allow in UK visitors, says ministerUp to a million long Covid patients may need treatment after pandemicNadiya Hussain urges British Bangladeshis to get Covid vaccineSee all our coronavirus coverage9.58amGMTThe next few weeks are going to be crucial for keeping coronavirus infections down in the UK as schools reopen, according to an infectious disease expert.Dr Mike Tildesley, a member of the UK government ’s SPI-M modelling advisory pane...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 6, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Kevin Rawlinson Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases Microbiology World news Science US news UK news Source Type: news

International Women ’s Day, 2021International Women’s Day: To Change the World, Women Must Choose to Challenge
By Patricia ScotlandLONDON, Mar 5 2021 (IPS) Among the greatest gifts with which I have been blessed were parents who instilled in me a deep-rooted sense of identity, and the unequivocal belief that there was no difference between what a boy and a girl could achieve. This assurance sustained me while growing up, as the tenth child out of twelve wonderful siblings, and through the numerous times when it was suggested by others that I would never succeed, simply because I was black, poor and female. Patricia ScotlandWhen I set out on my career in law, a mere 3% of the profession were women, and less than 0.01% were black wo...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Patricia Scotland Tags: Education Featured Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Labour Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women & Economy Women in Politics International Women's Day 2021 Source Type: news

A digital cry for help: Big data study in Asia-Pacific provides key signposts to violence against women amid COVID-19
PATUAKHALI, Bangladesh/BANGKOK, Thailand – A new analysis from the Asia-Pacific region reveals huge increases in online searches for help from intimate partner violence amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as rising levels of digital misogyny and harassment. These findings fuel long-running concerns over the safety and welfare of women an d girls amid the ongoing global crisis. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - March 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

Implementing a cr èche-based community drowning programme in rural Bangladesh: a process evaluation - Gupta M, Rahman A, Dutta NC, Saha AK, Zwi A, Ivers RQ, Jagnoor J.
BACKGROUND: Living and environmental conditions in rural Bangladesh expose children to drowning. The Anchal programme protects children through cr èche-based supervision in an enclosed space run by locally recruited carers. It is unclear under what conditi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Turmeric from Bangladesh sometimes contains lead-laced chemical compounds, study finds
(Natural News) American and Bangladeshi researchers found that turmeric is occasionally laced with lead in Bangladesh, one of the world’s leading turmeric-growing regions. In a study published in the journal Environmental Research, the team revealed that most of the surveyed districts added lead to turmeric to make them look more yellow. Turmeric producers add lead for color Previous studies... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Technology-based Parasol of Protection for Victims of Domestic Abuse
The Parasol CooperativeBy Kim She JoonNEW YORK, Mar 1 2021 (IPS) During the COVID19 lockdown, there has been an approximate 25% increase in domestic abuse, dubbed by the United Nations as the ‘pandemic within a pandemic’. While the home is perceived as a secure place, for domestic abuse victims battling the pandemic is equally and increasingly unsafe. A parasol of protection is needed to rehabilitate victims of abuse starting from detection, reaching out, providing help and support. On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States and globally even befor...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kim She Joon Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Education Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

‘Peace of mind and protection’ – why members are getting the jab
COVID-19 vaccinations are rapidly being rolled out across the UK, and UNISON members are among some of the first people to receive them. UNISON member Sharon Fowler is a third-year student nurse in Plymouth. As a Black woman, she’s been waiting for the vaccine to be available to her. “I’m originally from South Africa, and as an ethnic minority, I am considered high risk. One of the reasons I agreed to have this vaccine was for peace of mind and protection. I’m so relieved I got to have it.” In June last year, a Public Health England report on COVID-19 deaths confirmed the risk of dyi...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 26, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article News Covid-19 vaccination vaccine Source Type: news

Suicidal behaviors and suicide risk among Bangladeshi people during the COVID-19 pandemic: an online cross-sectional survey - Rahman ME, Al Zubayer A, Al Mazid Bhuiyan MR, Jobe MC, Ahsan Khan MK.
BACKGROUND: Suicide, a major public health concern, is a leading cause of injury and death worldwide. The present study aims to assess suicidal behaviors and suicide risk among Bangladeshi people during COVID-19. METHODS: A cross-sectional online s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Livelihood vulnerability to flood hazard: understanding from the flood-prone Haor Ecosystem of Bangladesh - Hoq MS, Raha SK, Hossain MI.
Bangladesh is a country of natural disasters and climatic hazards, which frequently affect its inhabitants' lives and livelihoods. Among the various risks and disasters, floods are the most frequent hazard that makes haor households vulnerable. Therefore, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

The Boon and Bane of LDC Graduation: The Bangladesh Experience
By Iftekhar Ahmed ChowdhurySINGAPORE, Feb 22 2021 (IPS) Bangladeshis at the present time share a modicum of justifiable pride in the fact that the world merits this country worth watching in terms of its economic potentials. To my mind , we have reached this stage for the following reasons: First, effective utilization of early foreign assistance; second a steady ,albeit sustained, move away from a near -socialistic to an open and liberal economy; third , a shift from agriculture to manufacturing as land-space shrank to accommodate urbanization; fourth , an unleashing of remarkable entrepreneurial spirit among private sect...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury Tags: Asia-Pacific Civil Society Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Food & Agriculture Gender Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Overcoming the Learning Divide: Assessing What Students Missed During School Closings for COVID-19
Remote teaching in Bangladesh. Credit: BRACBy Safiqul IslamDHAKA, Bangladesh, Feb 19 2021 (IPS) School closings and the varied impacts of remote learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic are a global challenge. Educators worldwide have been struggling to meet contemporary educational standards in this environment. But this challenge is followed by yet another: how to assess the readiness of students to resume in-school education when schools open. At BRAC, the international nongovernmental organization that operates 25,000 schools in Bangladesh, serving 750,000 students, we have developed an approach that could be helpful. Scho...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Safiqul Islam Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Education Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Research confirms folk uses of medicinal plants in Pakistan
(Natural News) The use of plant parts to relieve or treat ailments is something that’s still practiced even today. Asian countries like Pakistan, India and Bangladesh are known for their use of traditional herbal remedies in various forms, such as powders, decoctions, infusions or poultice. Despite advancements in modern medicine, many people still rely on these... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bangladesh sentences five to death for killing U.S. blogger
A court in Bangladesh sentenced to death five members of an Islamist militant group on Tuesday for killing a U.S. blogger critical of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tales of gender-based oppression and violence: risks and vulnerabilities of women who inject drugs (WWID) in Dhaka, Bangladesh - Irfan SD, Khan MNM, Khan SI.
This article has aimed to explore the unequal gendered power dynamics that influence HIV risks and vuln... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Covid mortality in England still higher for some ethnic minorities, study finds
People from Bangladeshi and Pakistani backgrounds faring worse than black people in second wave of pandemicEvidence that ethnic minorities are at elevated risk of contracting and dying from Covid-19 compared with their white counterparts iswell established. But a new sweeping analysis in England shows that between the first and second waves of the pandemic in 2020, death rates in black communities improved, but continued to remain high in people from Bangladeshi and Pakistani backgrounds.Theanalysis– which is yet to be peer-reviewed or published in a medical journal – suggests that while the public health messa...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 9, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Natalie Grover Tags: Coronavirus Medical research Science Office for National Statistics Inequality Infectious diseases Vaccines and immunisation Race Health UK news Source Type: news

Strategic assessment of mental health and suicide amid COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh - Ahmed F, Sifat RI.
The purpose of this study is to explore how the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has affected the mental health of our society in Bangladesh as a thorough assessment of mental health is salient during this pandemic crisis. The study seeks to ensure that t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Intimate partner abuse among Rohingya women and its relationship with their abilities to reject husbands' advances to unwanted sex - Islam MM, Khan MN, Rahman MM.
Currently, around a million Rohingya refugees live in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Displacement from homelands and restrictions on movement in the refugee camps may exacerbate intimate partner abuse (IPA) against refugee women and their abilities to reject hus... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

New study shows pandemic's toll on jobs, businesses, and food security in poorer countries
(Innovations for Poverty Action) The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic caused a sharp decline in living standards and rising food insecurity in low- and middle-income across the globe, according to a new study published Feb. 5 in the journalScience Advances. Using data collected between April-July 2020 in Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Colombia, Ghana, Kenya, Nepal, Philippines, Rwanda, and Sierra Leone, researchers found drops in employment, income, and access to markets and services, translating into high levels of food insecurity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 5, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

India's Serum Institute delays vaccines for private sale in Bangladesh; focus on state campaigns
AstraZeneca has been embroiled in a dispute in Europe after it said it would have to cut supplies of its vaccine there in the first quarter. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - February 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Identification of factors influencing severity of motorcycle crashes in Dhaka, Bangladesh using binary logistic regression model - Rahman MH, Zafri NM, Akter T, Pervaz S.
Dhaka, the capital and megacity of the developing country Bangladesh, has experienced a sharp rise in motorcycle users in the last decade, especially after the introduction of ridesharing services. Therefore, the morbidity and mortality rates of motorcycle... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

How COVID-19 Adds to the Challenges of Leprosy-affected People
Participants from organisations focused on assisting Hansen’s disease-affected people from Asia, Latin America and Africa with World Health Organisation (WHO) Goodwill Ambassador for Leprosy Elimination, Yohei Sasakawa (centre pink shirt) pictured in 2019. Participants were attending the Global Forum of People’s Organisations on Hansen’s disease in Manila, Philippines, which was sponsored by the Sasakawa Health Foundation and The Nippon Foundation. Credit: Stella Paul/IPS By Stella PaulHYDERABAD, Jan 29 2021 (IPS) Lilibeth Evarestus of Lagos, Nigeria doesn’t like the concept of handouts — she ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Stella Paul Tags: Aid Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Sasakawa Health Foundation World Leprosy Day Yohei Sasakawa Source Type: news

The cost of providing a community-based model of care to people with spinal cord injury, and the healthcare costs and economic burden to households of spinal cord injury in Bangladesh - Islam MS, Harvey LA, Hossain MS, Rahman MA, Costa PD, Liu H, Muldoon S, Taylor V, Billot L, Lindley RI, Biering-Sorensen F, Cameron ID, Jan S.
DESIGN: Descriptive. SETTING: Community, Bangladesh. OBJECTIVES: To determine the costs associated with providing a community-based model of care delivered as part of the CIVIC trial to people discharged from hospital with recent spinal cord injury... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Will vaccine nationalism lead to the exclusion of Rohingya refugees?
By Md Saimum Reza TalukderJan 27 2021 (IPS-Partners) The World Health Organization (WHO) has adopted “leaving no one behind” and “equitable access to vaccines” as the basic principles for Covid-19 vaccination around the world. GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance, has also set up “equitable and sustainable use of vaccines” and “leaving no one behind” as the core of their high-level strategy for worldwide immunisation. All these strategies are in alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals. However, global vaccination is not just a mere strategy or goal. This relates to the right t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Md Saimum Reza Talukder Tags: Health Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Source Type: news

Implementation Research to Achieve Health Related #SDGs
By Shafi BhuiyanTORONTO, Canada, Jan 26 2021 (IPS) The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aim to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all ages. The main focus of the SDGs is to improve equity to meet the needs of women, children and disadvantaged populations in particular. Shafi Bhuiyan PhDTraditionally, a mother nurtures a family through care, support, and love. Hence, the health of a family starts with the health of the mother. Maternal health is often overlooked in many countries, focusing only on treating complications when deemed ‘necessary’. However, contrary to that, maternal health care ne...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Shafi Bhuiyan Tags: Education Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Can Rana Plaza happen again in Bangladesh? - Barua U, Wiersma JWF, Ansary MA.
Workplace safety has been a great concern in the RMG sector in Bangladesh resulting in accidents from-time-to-time. The collapse of Rana Plaza on April 24, 2013, is one of the deadliest industrial disasters in the world. This accident resulted in different... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Learnings from the evaluation of HERrespect: a factory-based intervention to prevent intimate partner and workplace violence against female garment workers in Bangladesh - Naved RT, Mamun MA, Parvin K, Willan S, Gibbs A, Jewkes R.
BACKGROUND: Intimate partner violence (IPV) and workplace violence (WPV) against women are widespread globally, and we set out to establish whether an intervention on gender-transformative programming delivered to Bangladeshi garment factory workers could ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news