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Researcher: Khanam, MA (Dr Masuma Khanam)

Fields of Research

Preventive Medicine
Public Health and Health Services
Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Primary Health Care
Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)

Research Objectives

Rural Health
Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Substance Abuse
Behaviour and Health

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
Cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes in Bangladesh: a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies between 1995 and 2010; BMC public health
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
Effects of parental alcohol rules on risky drinking and related problems in adolescence: Systematic review and meta-analysis; Drug and alcohol dependence
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
Lessons from Training and Supervision of Community Health Workers conducting non-invasive, population-based screening for Cardiovascular Disease in Four Communities in Low and Middle-Income Settings: Implications for Scaling Up; Global heart
Mini Nutritional Assessment of rural elderly people in Bangladesh: the impact of demographic, socio-economic and health factors; Public health nutrition
Parental Supply of Alcohol in Childhood and Risky Drinking in Adolescence: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis; International journal of environmental research and public health
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
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

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision