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Because of the rapid increase of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and high burden of healthcare-related financial issues in Bangladesh, there is a concern that out-of-pocket (OOP) payments related to illnesses may become a major burden on household. It is crucial to understand what are the major illnesses responsible for high OPP at the household level to help policymakers prioritize key areas of actions to protect the household from 100% financial hardship for seeking health care as part of universal health coverage.
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Globally, Caesarean section (CS) rates are mounting and currently exceed the safe upper limit of 15%. Monitoring CS rates using clinical indications and obstetric sub-group analysis could confirm that...
Injuries are a major public health problem, resulting in high health care demand and economic burden. They result in loss of disability adjusted life years (DALYs) and high out-of-pocket expenditure. ...
Non-communicable disease (NCD) corners in public sector health facilities in Bangladesh: a qualitative study assessing challenges and opportunities for improving NCD services at the primary healthcare level.
To explore healthcare providers' perspective on non-communicable disease (NCD) prevention and management services provided through the NCD corners in Bangladesh and to examine challenges and opportuni...
We aimed to estimate the effect of the community-based health insurance (CBHI) scheme on the magnitude of out-of-pocket (OOP) payments for the healthcare of the informal workers and their dependents. ...
In India, expenditure incurred to access mental health services often drives families to economic crisis. Families of Persons with mental illness (PMI) incur 'out-of-pocket' (OOP) expenditure for medi...
This study is a prospective randomized open-label controlled study in which the Pocket-X Gel, a periodontal in-situ gelling product, or Pocket-X Chip, a periodontal film, will be applied t...
Evaluating Effects of Integrating ECD Activities Into Bangladesh Government's Urban Lactating Mothers Allowance Program for the Poor on Children's Cognition and Behavior in Rangpur City Corporation, Bangladesh
Burden: Provision of health care to urban poor population is a great challenge because of supply and demand barriers in the urban health system, which is considered patchy and fragmented....
The gastric acid pocket is believed to be the reservoir from which acid reflux events originate. The risk for acidic reflux is mainly determined by the position of the gastric acid pocket....
Heart failure (HF) is a serious and challenging syndrome. Globally 26 million people are living with this chronic disease and the prevalence is still increasing. Besides this growing numbe...
The primary purpose of this research is to conduct a brief project to adapt and evaluate an evidence-based intervention model to address reproductive coercion and unintended pregnancy (ARC...
Information relating to itemized coding of procedures and costs associated with healthcare delivery, used as a means for tracking healthcare utilization, patterns of care, and treatment outcomes.
The process whereby a society changes from a rural to an urban way of life. It refers also to the gradual increase in the proportion of people living in urban areas.
The planned upgrading of a deteriorating urban area, involving rebuilding, renovation, or restoration. It frequently refers to programs of major demolition and rebuilding of blighted areas.
Methods of generating, allocating, and using financial resources in healthcare systems.
The status of health in urban populations.
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