Peer-reviewed articles

Han SM, Rahman MM, Rahman MS, Swe KT, Palmer M, Sakamoto H, Nomura S, Shibuya K. Progress towards universal health coverage in Myanmar: a national and subnational assessment. Lancet Global Health. 2018. 2018; Online First..

Sultana P, Rahman MT, Roy DC, Akter S, Jung J, Rahman MM, Akter MJ. Tobacco control policies to promote awareness and smoke-free environments in residence and workplace to reduce passive tobacco smoking in Bangladesh and its correlates. PLoS One. 2018. 13(6): E0198942.

Swe KT, Rahman MM, Rahman MS, Saito E, Abe SK, Gilmour S, Shibuya K. Cost and economic burden of illness over 15 years in Nepal: A comparative analysis. PLoS One. 2018. 13(4): E0194564.

Haruyama R, Gilmour S, Ota E, Abe SK, Rahman MM, Nomura S, Miyasaka N, Shibuya K. Causes and risk factors for singleton stillbirth in Japan: Analysis of a nationwide perinatal database, 2013–2014. Scientific Reports. 2018. 8(1):4117.

Liu Y, Shu XO, Wen W, Saito E, Rahman MS, Tsugane S, Tamakoshi A, Xiang_Y_et_al. Association of leisure-time physical activity with total and cause-specific mortality: a pooled analysis of nearly a half million adults in the Asia Cohort Consortium.. International Journal of Epidemiology. 2018. Dyy024.

Rahman MS, Rahman MM, Gilmour S, Swe KT, Abe SK, Shibuya K. Trends in, and projections of, indicators of universal health coverage in Bangladesh, 1995–2030: a Bayesian analysis of population-based household data. The Lancet Global Health. 2018. 6(1): E84-94.

Rahman MM, Karan A, Rahman MS, Parsons A, Abe SK, Bilano V, Awan R, Gilmour S, Shibuya K. Progress Toward Universal Health Coverage: A Comparative Analysis in 5 South Asian Countries. JAMA Intern Med. 2017. 177(9): 1297-1305.

Islam MS, Tareque MI, Mondal MNI, Rabbi AMF, Khan TAH, Begum S. Urban-rural differences in disability-free life expectancy in Bangladesh using the 2010 HIES data. Plos One. 2017. 12(7): E0179987.

Nomura S, Sakamoto H, Gleen S, Tsugawa Y, Abe SK, Rahman MM, Brown JC, Ezoe_et_al. Population health and regional variations of disease burden in Japan, 1990–2015: a systematic subnational analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet. 2017. 390(10101): 1521-1538.

Akter S, Goto A, Mizoue T. Smoking and the risk of type 2 diabetes in Japan: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Epidemiology. 2017. 27(12):553-561.

Akter S, Kurotani K, Sato M, Hayashi T, Kuwahara K, Mastsushita Y, Nakagawa_T_et_al. High Serum Phospholipid Dihomo-γ-Linoleic Acid Concentration and Low Δ5-Desaturase Activity Are Associated with Increased Risk of Type 2 Diabetes among Japanese Adults in the Hitachi Health Study. J Nutr. 2017. 147(8):1558-1566.

Khan MN, Zhang C, Islam MM, Islam MR, Rahman MM. Household air pollution from cooking and risk of adverse health and birth outcomes in Bangladesh: A nationwide population-based study. Environmental Health. 2017. 16:1–8.

Akter S, Nanri A, Mizoue T, Noda M, Sawada S, Sasazuki N, Tsugane S. Dietary acid load and mortality among Japanese men and women: Japan Public Health Center-based prospective study. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2017. 106(1):146-154.

Islam MR, Rahman MS, Islam Z, Zhang C, Sultana P, Rahman MM. Inequalities in financial risk protection in Bangladesh: an assessment of universal health coverage. International Journal for Equity in Health. 2017. 16:59.

Rahman MM, Akter S, Jung J, Rahman MS, Sultana P. Trend, projection, and appropriate body mass index cut-off point for diabetes and hypertension in Bangladesh. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 2017. 126:43-53.

Akter S, Nanri A, Kuwahara K, Mastsushita Y, Nakagawa T, Konishi M, Honda T, Yamamoto S, Hayashi T, Mizoue T. Circulating ferritin concentrations and risk of type 2 diabetes in Japanese.. J Diabetes Investig. 2017. 8(4):462-470.

Islam GMR, Habib MR, Waid JL, Rahman MS, Kabir J, Akter S, Jolly YN. Heavy metal contamination of freshwater prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) and prawn feed in Bangladesh: A market-based study to highlight probable health risks. Chemosphere. 2017. 170: 282-289.

Islam MJ, Rahman M, Broidy L, Haque SE, Saw YM, Duc NHC, Haque MN, Rahman MM, Islam MR, Mostofa MG. Assessing the link between witnessing inter-parental violence and the perpetration of intimate partner violence in Bangladesh. BMC Public Health. 2017. 17:183.

Khan MN, Rahman MM, Shariff AA, Rahman MM, Rahman MS, Rahman MA. Maternal undernutrition and excessive body weight and risk of birth and health outcomes. Archives of Public Health. 2017. 75:12.

Islam GMR. The risk of developing cardiovascular disease in Bangladesh: does diabetes mellitus matter? Which socioeconomic status does it impact? A cross sectional study. Journal of The American Society of Hypertension. 2017. 11(1):45-53.e1.

Rahman M, Islam MJ, Haque SE, Saw YM, Haque MN, Duc NHC, Al-Sobaihi S, Saw TN, Mostofa MG, Islam MR. Association between high-risk fertility behaviours and the likelihood of chronic undernutrition and anaemia among married Bangladeshi women of reproductive age. Public Health Nutrition. 2016. 20(2): 305-314.

Chowdhury MRK, Rahman MS, Khan MMH. Levels and determinants of complementary feeding based on meal frequency among children of 6 to 23 months in Bangladesh. BMC Public Health. 2016. 16:944.

Akter S, Kashino I, Mizoue T, Matsuo K, Ito H, Wakai K, Nagata C, Nakayama T, Tanaka K, Tamakoshi_A_et_al. Coffee drinking and colorectal cancer risk: an evaluation based on a systematic review and meta-analysis among the Japanese population. Jpn J Clin Oncol. 2016. 46(8):781-787.

Rahman MM, Rahman MM, Tareque MI, Ferdos J, Jesmin SS. Maternal Pregnancy Intention and Professional Antenatal Care Utilization in Bangladesh: A Nationwide Population-Based Survey. Plos One. 2016. 11(6): E0157760.

Chowdhury MRK, Rahman MS, Khan MMH, Mondal MNI, Rahman MM, Billah B. Risk Factors for Child Malnutrition in Bangladesh: A Multilevel Analysis of a Nationwide Population-Based Survey. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2016. 172: 194-201.

Akter S, Eguchi M, Kurotani K, Kochi T, Kashino I, Ito R, Kuwahara K, Tsuruoka H, Kabe I, Mizoue T. Serum 25(OH)D and metabolic syndrome among the Japanese: The Furukawa Nutrition and Health Study. Nutrition. 2016. 36:26-32.

Saito E, Gilmour S, Yoneoka D, Gautam GS, Rahman MM, Shrestha PK, Shibuya K. Inequality and inequity in healthcare utilization in urban Nepal: a cross-sectional observational study. Health Policy and Planning. 2016. 31(7):817-24.

Chowdhury MRK, Khan MMH, Islam MR, Perera NKP, Shumack MK, Kader M. Low maternal education and socio-economic status were associated with household food insecurity in children under five with diarrhea in Bangladesh. Acta Pædiatrica. 2016. 105(5):555-561.

Rahman MM, Abe SK, Rahman MS, Kanda M, Narita S, Bilano V, Ota E, Gilmour S, Shibuya K. Maternal anemia and risk of adverse birth and health outcomes in low- and middle-income countries: systematic review and meta-analysis. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2016. 103(2):495-50.

Rana M, Sayem A, Karim R, Islam N, Islam MR, Zaman TK, Hossain G. Assessment of knowledge regarding tuberculosis among non-medical university students in Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study.. BMC Public Health. 2015. 15:716.

Akter S, Okazaki H, Kuwahara K, Miyamoto T, Murakami T, Shimizu C, Shimizu M, Kentaro_et_al. Smoking, Smoking Cessation, and the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes among Japanese Adults: Japan Epidemiology Collaboration on Occupational Health Study. Plos One. 2015. 10(7): E0132166.

Rahman MM, Abe SK, Kanda M, Narita S, Rahman MS, Bilano V, Ota E, Gilmour S, Shibuya K. Maternal body mass index and risk of birth and maternal health outcomes in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Obesity Reviews. 2015. 16(9):758-70.

Rahman MS, Mondal MNI, Islam MR, Rahman MM, Hoque MN, Alam MS. Determinant factors of tobacco use among ever-married men in Bangladesh. Drug, Healthcare and Patient Safety. 2015. 7: 77–85.

Chowdhury MRK, Rahman MS, Mondal MNI, Sayem A, Billah B. Social impact on stigma regarding tuberculosis hindering adhere to treatment: a cross sectional study carried out in tuberculosis patients at Rajshahi City, Bangladesh. Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2015. 68(6): 461-466.

Hossain MM, Mani KKC, Islam MR. Prevalence and Determinants of the Gender Differentials Risk Factors of Child Deaths in Bangladesh: Evidence from the Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey, 2011. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2015. 9(3): E0003616.

Rahman MM, Gilmour S, Akter S, Abe SK, Saito E, Shibuya K. Prevalence and control of hypertension in Bangladesh: a multilevel analysis of a nationwide population-based survey. Journal of Hypertension. 2015. 33(3):465-72.

Rahman MS, Akter S, Abe SK, Islam MR, Mondal MNI, Rahman JAMS, Rahman MM. Awareness, Treatment, and Control of Diabetes in Bangladesh: A Nationwide Population-Based Study. Plos One. 2015. 10(2): E0118365.

Mondal MNI, Hoque N, Chowdhury MRK, Hossain MS. Factors Associated with Misconceptions about HIV Transmission of Ever-married Women in Bangladesh. Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2014. 68(1):13-9.

Saito E, Gilmour S, Rahman MM, Gautam GS, Shrestha PK, Shibuya K. Incidence of and illnesses associated with catastrophic household expenditure on health in Nepal: a cross-sectional survey. Bulletin of The World Health Organization. 2014. 92:760-767.

Hossain MM, Mani KKC, Sidik SM, Shahar HK, Islam MR. Knowledge and awareness about STDs among women in Bangladesh. BMC Public Health. 2014. 14:775.

Islam GMR, Khan FE, Hoque MM, Jolly YN. Consumption of unsafe food in the adjacent area of Hazaribag tannery campus and Buriganga River embankments of Bangladesh: heavy metal contamination.. Environ Monit Assess. 2014. 186(11):7233-44.

Rahman MM. Health in Bangladesh: lessons and challenges. The Lancet. 2014. 383(9922):1037.

Mondal MNI, Shitan M. Regarding Relative Importance of Demographic, Socioeconomic and Health Factors on Life Expectancy in Low- and Lower-Middle-Income Countries. Journal of Epidemiology. 2014. 24(2): 117–124.

Rahman MM, Gilmour S. Prevention and Control of Hypertension in Different Countries. Journal of The American Medical Association. 2014. 311(4):418-419.

Akter S, Rahman MM, Abe SK, Sultana P. Prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes and their risk factors among Bangladeshi adults: a nationwide survey.. Bulletin of The World Health Organization. 2014. 92:204-213A.

Akter S, Rahman MM, Abe SK, Sultana P. Nationwide Survey of Prevalence and Risk Factors for Diabetes and Prediabetes in Bangladeshi Adults. Diabetes Care. 2014. 37(1):e9-10.

Mondal MNI, Shitan M. Relative Importance of Demographic, Socioeconomic and Health on Life Expectancy in the Low- and Lower- Middle-Income Countries. Journal of Epidemiology. 2013. 24(2): 117-124.

Akter S, Jesmin S, Rahman MM, Islam MM, Khatun MT, Yamaguchi N, Akashi H, Mizutani T. Higher Gravidity and Parity Are Associated with Increased Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome among Rural Bangladeshi Women. Plos One. 2013. 8(8):e68319.

Mondal MNI, Shitan M. Projection of Human Immunodeficiency Virus among the High Risk Groups in Malaysia. Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2013. 66(5):421-424.

Rahman MM, Gilmour S, Saito E, Sultana P, Ken. Self-reported illness and household strategies for coping with health-care payments in Bangladesh. Bulletin of The World Health Organization. 2013. 91:449-45.

Rahman MM, Gilmour S, Saito E, Sultana P, Shibuya K. Health-related financial catastrophe, inequality and chronic illness in Bangladesh. Plos One. 2013. 8(2): E5687.

Jesmin S, Akter S, Rahman MM, Islam MM, Mondal MNI, Sultana SN, Mowa CN, Yamaguchi N, Okazaki O, Satoru. et al. Disruption of components of vascular endothelial growth factor angiogenic signalling system in metabolic syndrome. Findings from a study conducted in rural Bangladeshi women. Thrombosis and Haemostasis. 2013. 109(4):696-705.

Islam GMR, Hoque MM. Food safety regulation in Bangladesh, chemical hazard and some perception to overcome the dilemma. International Food Research Journal. 2013. 20(1):47-5.

Mondal MNI, Takaku H, Ohkusa Y. Impact of Age at Marriage and Migration on HIV and AIDS Epidemics in Japan. International Journal for Equity in Health. 2009. 8:23.

Mondal MNI, Takaku H, Ohkusa Y, Sugawara T, Okabe N. HIV Acquisition and Transmission in Bangladesh: Turning to the Concentrated Epidemic. Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2009. 62(2):111-119.

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