Improving Maternal Child and Adolescent Health

Disability & Chronic Disease Selected Publications

  1. Power R, King C, Muhit M, Heanoy E, Galea C, Jones C, Badawi N, Khandaker G: Health-related quality of life of children and adolescents with cerebral palsy in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review. Developmental medicine and child neurology 2018, 60(5):469-479.
  2. Muhit M, Minto H, Parvin A, Jadoon MZ, Islam J, Yasmin S, Khandaker G: Prevalence of refractive error, presbyopia, and unmet need of spectacle coverage in a northern district of Bangladesh: Rapid Assessment of Refractive Error study. Ophthalmic epidemiology 2018, 25(2):126-132.
  3. Muhit M, Karim T, Islam J, Hardianto D, Muhiddin HS, Purwanta SA, Suhardjo S, Widyandana D, Khandaker G: The epidemiology of childhood blindness and severe visual impairment in Indonesia. The British journal of ophthalmology 2018, 102(11):1543-1549.
  4. Jahan I, Muhit M, Karim T, Smithers-Sheedy H, Novak I, Jones C, Badawi N, Khandaker G: What makes children with cerebral palsy vulnerable to malnutrition? Findings from the Bangladesh cerebral palsy register (BCPR). Disability and rehabilitation 2018:1-8.
  5. Shepherd E, Salam RA, Middleton P, Makrides M, McIntyre S, Badawi N, Crowther CA: Antenatal and intrapartum interventions for preventing cerebral palsy: an overview of Cochrane systematic reviews. The Cochrane database of systematic reviews 2017, 8:Cd012077.
  6. Novak I, Morgan C, Adde L, Blackman J, Boyd RN, Brunstrom-Hernandez J, Cioni G, Damiano D, Darrah J, Eliasson AC et al: Early, Accurate Diagnosis and Early Intervention in Cerebral Palsy: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment. JAMA pediatrics 2017, 171(9):897-907.
  7. Khandaker G, Van Bang N, Dung TQ, Giang NTH, Chau CM, Van Anh NT, Van Thuong N, Badawi N, Elliott EJ: Protocol for hospital based-surveillance of cerebral palsy (CP) in Hanoi using the Paediatric Active Enhanced Disease Surveillance mechanism (PAEDS-Vietnam): a study towards developing hospital-based disease surveillance in Vietnam. BMJ open 2017, 7(11):e017742.
  8. Boyd RN, Ziviani J, Sakzewski L, Novak I, Badawi N, Pannek K, Elliott C, Greaves S, Guzzetta A, Whittingham K et al: REACH: study protocol of a randomised trial of rehabilitation very early in congenital hemiplegia. BMJ open 2017, 7(9):e017204.
  9. Akhter R, Hassan NM, Martin EF, Muhit M, Haque MR, Smithers-Sheedy H, Jones C, Badawi N, Khandaker G: Risk factors for dental caries among children with cerebral palsy in a low-resource setting. Developmental medicine and child neurology 2017, 59(5):538-543.
  10. Muhit M, Wadud Z, Islam J, Khair Z, Shamanna BR, Jung J, Khandaker G: Generating Evidence for Program Planning: Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness in Bangladesh. Ophthalmic epidemiology 2016, 23(3):176-184.
  11. Goldsmith S, McIntyre S, Smithers-Sheedy H, Blair E, Cans C, Watson L, Yeargin-Allsopp M: An international survey of cerebral palsy registers and surveillance systems. Developmental medicine and child neurology 2016, 58 Suppl 2:11-17.
  12. Khandaker G, Smithers-Sheedy H, Islam J, Alam M, Jung J, Novak I, Booy R, Jones C, Badawi N, Muhit M: Bangladesh Cerebral Palsy Register (BCPR): a pilot study to develop a national cerebral palsy (CP) register with surveillance of children for CP. BMC neurology 2015, 15:173.
  13. Van Bang N, Van Anh NT, Van VT, Thai TT, Van Thuong N, Khandaker G, Elliott E: Surveillance of congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) in tertiary care hospitals in Hanoi, Vietnam during a rubella epidemic. Vaccine 2014, 32(52):7065-7069.
  14. Smithers-Sheedy H, Badawi N, Blair E, Cans C, Himmelmann K, Krageloh-Mann I, McIntyre S, Slee J, Uldall P, Watson L et al: What constitutes cerebral palsy in the twenty-first century? Developmental medicine and child neurology 2014, 56(4):323-328.
  15. Khandaker G, Muhit M, Rashid H, Khan A, Islam J, Jones C, Booy R: Infectious causes of childhood disability: results from a pilot study in rural Bangladesh. Journal of tropical pediatrics 2014, 60(5):363-369.