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NSU Global Health Institute (NGHI)

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  • Urme Binte Sayeed and Ahmed Hossain How Japan managed to curb the pandemic early on: Lessons learned from the first eight months of COVID-19. J Glob Health 2020;10:020390.
  • Ali, , Ahsan, G.U., Khan, R., Ahmed Hossain Immediate impact of stay- at-home orders to control COVID-19 transmission on mental well-being in Bangladeshi adults: Patterns, Explanations, and future directions. BMC Res Notes 13, 494 (2020).
  • Zeeba Zahra Sultana, Farhana Ul Hoque, Joseph Beyene, Md. Akhlak-Ul- Islam, Md Hasinur Rahman Khan, Shakil Ahmed, Delwer Hossain Hawlader, Ahmed Hossain HIV infection and Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis, BMC Infectous Disease
  • Md Hasinur R. Khan and Ahmed Hossain, Machine Learning Approaches Reveal that Number of Tests does not Matter to Predict Global COVID-19 Confirmed Cases, Front. Artif. Intell., 2020,
    DOI: 10.3389/frai.2020.561801
  • Ahmed Hossain, Saeem Hossain, Aneeka Fatema, Abrar Wahab, Morshed Alam, Nazrul Islam, Gias U. Ahsan, Mohammad Z. Hossain (2020), Age and Gender specific Antibiotic Resistance patterns among Bangladeshi patients with Urinary Tract Infection caused by Escherichia coli, Heliyon (Elsevier), Volume 6, Issue 6, June 2020, e04161
  • Golam Kibria, Taslima Islam, Md. ShamimMiah, ShakilAhmed and Ahmed Hossain (2020), Barriers to healthcare services for persons with disabilities in Bangladesh amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Public Health in Practice (Elsevier), July 2020, 100027.
  • Mohammad Ali, G U Ahsan, Ahmed Hossain (2020) Prevalence and associated occupational factors for low back pain among the bank employees in Dhaka City, Journal of Occupational health (Wiley) Vol 62 Issue 1.
  • Ahmed Hossain, Bhupendra Niruala, Shangita Haldar, Shakil Ahmed (2020) Maternal profiles and Social determinants of sever acute malnutrition among under five years of age: A case-control study of Nepal, Heliyon (Elsevier), 6(5):e03849.
  • Ahmed Hossain, Shakil Ahmed, Md. Shahjalal and Gias U. Ahsan (2019) Health risks of Rohingya children: Two years on, The Lancet, October 19, 2019. DOI:
  • Sadia Afrin, Anisur Rahman, Ahmed Hossain (2019) Maternal and Socio- demographic factors associated with Birth weight of Newborns delivered at a teaching hospital of Dhaka city, Journal of medical research, Vol 6, No 1 47-52.
  • Jisan Jisi, Shajjad Udash, Abrar Wahab, Ahmed Hossain (2019) Association between Internet addiction and Sleep quality among students: A cross-sectional study in Bangladesh, Journal of Sleep and Biological Rhythms (Springer) , 1-7, DOI:
  • Alam MM, Hawlader DH, Ahmed Hossain, GU Ahsan (2019) Knowledge and practice of Hepatitis B among Biological and Biomedical Sciences students in a Public University of Bangladesh, Mymensingh Med J. Apr;28(2):389- 398.
  • Kakon Farzana, Mohammad Omar Faruque and Ahmed Hossain (2018), Factors Affecting Therapeutic Compliance among the Patients with Rheumatic Heart Disease in Bangladesh, Cardiovascular Journal, 10(2): 180-185, DOI: 10.3329/cardio.v10i2.36289
  • Bhavana Shrestha, Zannatul Ferdoush and Ahmed Hossain (2018), Adherence to Medications among Nepali Hypertensive Population: A Hospital- Based Cross-Sectional Study, Biomedical Research and Clinical Practice, 2:1:8, DOI: 10.15761/BRCP.1000159
  • Taifur Rahman and Ahmed Hossain (2018) Effects of poor protein intake and in-house over-crowding on childhood tuberculosis in a low-income Bangladeshi Rural Community: A Case-Control Study, Journal of Infectious Diseases and Immune Therapies, Vol 2, Issue 1
  • Paola Muti, Andrea Sacconi, Ahmed Hossain, Noa Bossel, Sabina Sieri, Vit- torio Krogh, Franco Berrino, Francesca Biagioni, Sabrina Strano, Joseph Beyene, Yossi Yarden, Giovanni Blandino (2017) MiRNA-513a-5p Inhibits Progesterone Receptor Expression and Constitutes a Risk Factor for Breast Cancer: The ORDET Prospective Study, Carcinogenesis, 4, DOI:10.1093/carcin/bgx126.
  • Sanjoy Sutradhar, GU Ahsan, Hayatun Nabi and Ahmed Hossain (2017) Occupational factors and Low Back Pain: A Cross-Sectional Study of Bangladeshi Female Nurses, BMC Research Notes, 10-173.
  • Maruf Hasan, Abrar Wahab, Morshed Alam and Ahmed Hossain (2018), Socio-Demographic Risk factors of Surgical site infections in inguinal hernia surgery: A hospital-based case-control study, Journal of Medical Sciences, 2:1:8, DOI: 10.15761/BRCP.1000159
  • Fazle Rabbi and Ahmed Hossain (2018), Prevalence and Occupational Fac- tors Associated with Low Back Pain among the Female Garments workers: A Cross-Sectional Study in Bangladesh, Global Perspectives in Medical Sciences, 2: 2-8, DOI: 10.26535/gpms.v2i1.10
  • Ahmed Hossain, GU Ahsan and Hayatun Nabi (2017) An Integrated Approach for Identifying Genes Associated with Chemotherapy Resistance in High-grade Serous Epithelial Ovarian Cancer, Advances in Oncology Re- search, 3(1): 31-39. 
    DOI: 10.18282/amor.v3.i1.173.
  • Samira Irfan, Mahabubul Islam, Omar Faruq, Ahmed Hossain (2017) Socio- Demographic Determinants of Adult Tuberculosis: A Matched Case- Control Study in Bangladesh, American Journal of Infectious Disease, 2:113. DOI: 10.3844/ajidsp.2017.32.37.
  • Ahmed Hossain and Tasnuva Ahmed (2017) Relationship between gestational weight and antenatal visits among third trimester low-income women: A cross-sectional study in Bangladesh, Journal of Pregnancy. 1(3):1-5 DOI: 10.15761/JPR.1000116
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