Climate change as a veiled driver of migration in Bangladesh and Ghana - Fern ández S, Arce G, García-Alaminos, Cazcarro I, Arto I.
People living in deltaic areas in developing countries are especially prone to suffer the effects from natural disasters due to their geographical and economic structure. Climate change is contributing to an increase in the frequency and intensity of extre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
A court in Bangladesh on Sunday granted bail to Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus in a $2.3 million embezzlement case. Yunus, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006 for pioneering the use of microcredit to help impoverished people, was sentenced to six months in prison in January on a separate…#nobel #muhammadyunus #yunus #nobelpeaceprize #ahmmadalisalam #grameentelecom #grameenphone #norway #telenor #defense (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 3, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bangladesh building fire kills at least 43, injures dozens
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Source: Reuters: Health - March 1, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Understanding complex causes of suicidal behaviour among graduates in Bangladesh - Tasfi JT, Mostofa SM.
This study utilizes both fieldwork and desk-based discourse analysis of newspaper reports to investigate the concerning number of suicides among graduates in Bangladesh. According to some reports, a majority of suicide cases involve young adults who are ei... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Inequalities within mobility inequalities: a case study of mode specific problems faced by movement challenged persons of Dhaka, Bangladesh - Bhuiya MMR, Hasan MMU, Mohiuddin H, Anni AH, Chen Z, Jones S.
This study explores mode-specific problems faced by movement-challenged persons (MCPs) in making trips by different travel modes in Dhaka, Bangladesh. 400 MCPs were asked to rank the extent of mobility challenges of four modes on a scale of one to five thr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Bangladesh's Nobel winner Yunus fights for legacy as legal screws tighten
DHAKA -- Years of tension between the government of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the country's only Nobel laureate, Muhammad Yunus, are coming to a head, with the 83-year-old economist facing an ever-growing list of legal entanglements. Yunus in the past two months has been slapped…#dhaka #sheikhhasina #nobel #muhammadyunus #yunus (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 24, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Identification and analysis of accident black spots using geographic information system (GIS): a study on Kushtia-Jhenaidah national highway (N704), Bangladesh - Khatun MS, Hossain MA, Kabir MA, Rahman MA.
This study comprehensively analyzes accident trends, characteristics, causes, and consequ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Optimizing survival in Russell's viper bite cases in low-resource setting: two case reports - Sharif M, Amin MR, Barshan AD, Hasan MJ, Faiz MA.
This study reports two cases of Russell's viper bites in rural Bangladesh, involving... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

The Bangladeshi Politician and His £200 Million UK Property Empire
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Source: Reuters: Health - February 19, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hasina to meet Zelenskyy as Bangladesh and the West mend fences
KOLKATA -- Bangladesh and the U.S. are resetting ties strained by the South Asian country's controversial elections earlier this year, reflecting a complex competition for influence in the region. In the latest sign of a rapprochement between Dhaka and the West, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is…#southasian #dhaka #sheikhhasina #volodymyrzelenskyy #hassanmahmud (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 17, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Factors affecting citizen safety of urban transportation service in Bangladesh: the case of Pabna municipality - Islam MA, Bhuiyan MAF.
BACKGROUND: With the rapid growth of cities, the extent of road accidents has increased, posing a threat to the safety of citizens. In Bangladesh, like many other countries, urban areas face a high incidence of road accidents, leading to loss of life, inju... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 16, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Prevalence, knowledge, causes, and practices of self-medication during the COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh: a cross-sectional survey - Trisha SM, Ahmed SB, Uddin MF, Tabassum TT, Rahman NAS, Gupta M, Samiha M, Moulee ST, Al Sakir DI, Podder V, Agarwala RK, Agarwala N, Singhania P, Tulsan SK.
Introduction During the COVID-19 pandemic, self-medication (SM) has become a critical element in the healthcare system. SM can ease the burden on hospitals and medical resources by treating minor illnesses. However, inappropriate SM practices can lead to a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

A statistical overview of death due to alcohol poisoning in the Rajshahi Region - Uddin MK, Royhan ZN, Sumaiya S, Sadat MA, Chatterjee N.
INTRODUCTION: The prevalence of death due to alcohol poisoning is increasing at an alarming rate in Bangladesh. However, there is a lack of actual statistics regarding death cases due to alcohol poisoning in the Rajshahi region. Therefore, this study was d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 9, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The relationship between childhood abuse and unintended pregnancy among married women of reproductive age in Bangladesh - Islam MJ.
Childhood abuse has been associated with adverse medical, psychological, behavioral, and socioeconomic outcomes in adulthood. Despite this, limited research explores the connection between childhood abuse and unintended pregnancy during adulthood. Notably,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 9, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Bangladesh rebukes Myanmar over stray gunfire as border crisis brews
DHAKA -- Myanmar's raging conflict is spilling across the border into Bangladesh, striking fear into communities and raising concerns in Dhaka about a new refugee crisis. Two people in Bangladeshi territory were killed by a stray mortar shell from Myanmar on Monday and least five more were injured…#dhaka #myanmar #bangladeshi #rakhine (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 7, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news