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Researcher: Khanam, MA (Dr Masuma Khanam)

Fields of Research

Preventative health care
Nephrology and urology
Primary health care
Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Health services and systems
Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics
Other psychology
Community and primary care
Health promotion

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Rural and remote area health
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Other health
Behaviour and health
Preventive medicine

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

An assessment of community health workers' ability to screen for cardiovascular disease risk with a simple, non-invasive risk assessment instrument in Bangladesh, Guatemala, Mexico, and South Africa: an observational study; The Lancet. Global health
An integrative review: adherence barriers to a low-salt diet in culturally diverse heart failure adults; Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing
Association of continuity of care with blood pressure control in patients with chronic kidney disease and hypertension; Australian Journal of General Practice
Cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes in Bangladesh: a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies between 1995 and 2010; BMC public health
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) monitoring in Australian General Practice; 53rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN)
Chronic kidney disease in Australian general practice: its prevalence, and associated patient characteristics and comorbidities; 2017 Annual Scientific meeting Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology
Chronic kidney disease monitoring in Australian general practice; Australian journal of general practice
Earning Their Keep: The Productivity of Older Women and Men in Rural Bangladesh; Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology
Effects of parental alcohol rules on risky drinking and related problems in adolescence: Systematic review and meta-analysis; Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Epidemiology of chronic kidney disease in Australian general practice: National Prescribing Service MedicineWise MedicineInsight dataset; Nephrology
High prevalence of chronic kidney disease in a community survey of urban Bangladeshis: a cross-sectional study; Globalization and health
High prevalence of type 2 diabetes among the urban middle class in Bangladesh; Bmc Public Health
How much salt do adults consume in climate vulnerable coastal Bangladesh?; BMC Public Health
Informal Allopathic Provider Knowledge and Practice Regarding Hypertension in Urban and Rural Bangladesh; PLOS ONE
Lipid-lowering therapy among CKD patients in Australian general practice; 53rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN)
Mini Nutritional Assessment of rural elderly people in Bangladesh: the impact of demographic, socio-economic and health factors; Public health nutrition
Parent characteristics associated with approval of their children drinking alcohol from ages 13 to 16 years: prospective cohort study; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Parent hazardous drinking and their children's alcohol use in early and mid-adolescence: prospective cohort study; European Journal of Public Health
Parental supply of alcohol in childhood and risky drinking in adolescence: systematic review and meta-analysis; International journal of environmental research and public health
Predictors of progression of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in Australian General Practice patients; 54th Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN) Annual Scientific Meeting
Prevalence and determinants of pre-hypertension and hypertension among the adults in rural Bangladesh: findings from a community-based study; BMC public health
Prevalence and Patterns of Multimorbidity among Elderly People in Rural Bangladesh: A Cross-sectional Study; Journal of health, population, and nutrition
Quality use of medicines in patients with chronic kidney disease; BMC Nephrology
Referral outcomes of individuals identified at high risk of cardiovascular disease by community health workers in Bangladesh, Guatemala, Mexico, and South Africa; Global health action
Sex differences in obesity, dietary habits, and physical activity among urban middle-class Bangladeshis; International journal of health sciences
Sources and prevalence of self-reported asthma diagnoses in adults in urban and rural settings of Bangladesh; Global public health
The metabolic syndrome: prevalence, associated factors, and impact on survival among older persons in rural Bangladesh; PloS one
Training and supervision of Community Health Workers conducting population-based, noninvasive screening for CVD in LMIC; Global Heart
Variation in Documenting Diagnosable Chronic Kidney Disease in General Medical Practice: Implications for Quality Improvement and Research; Journal of Primary Care & Community Health

Research Projects

'What's your beat?': Reducing strokes through AF awareness and screening; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Royal Flying Doctor Service Tasmania: Primary Care Consortium

Research Candidate Supervision