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Rickets among children of a coastal area of Bangladesh

Abstract Many children with rachitic deformities have been reported in southern coastal area of Bangladesh but the actual rate of prevalence was not known. A survey was conducted to determine the magnitude of rachitic [...]

Rickets in Bangladesh: An Emerging Public-health Nutrition Crisis

Rickets in Bangladesh: An Emerging Public-health Nutrition Crisis Authors: S.K. Roy (skroy@icddrb.org), Rubhana Rakib, Nurul Alam, Mohammad Iqbal, Abbas Bhuiya, Mansura Khanam, Afroza Begum, Md. Fahim Hasan Ibne-e-Khair, Anik Podder, Shahidul Haque, H.K. Das, [...]

Over half a million children could have rickets

DHAKA,  More than half a million children in Bangladesh could be suffering from rickets, a debilitating disease associated with poor nutrition and lack of sunlight, according to a recent survey. The National Rickets Survey [...]