Dr Ashraful Alam

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Public Health, School of Public Health

A14 - The Quadrangle
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 5305
Fax F +61 2 9351 5049

Selected grants

2014

  • Effectiveness of an integrated program to reduce maternal and child nutrition in Indonesia; Dibley M, Li M, Hayes A, Alam A, Ferguson E, Titaley C, Ariawan I; The Global Alliance For Improved Nutrition/Research Support.
  • Collaborating with Pham Ngoc Thach University, Vietnam to assess feasibility of an intervention to prevent obesity in adolescents in Ho Chi Minh City; Alam A, Baur L, Dibley M, Hong T, Trang N; DVC International/IPDF Grant.

2012

  • A community-based cluster randomized controlled trial in rural Bangladesh to evaluate the impact of the use of iron/folic acid supplements early in pregnancy on the risk of neonatal mortalityBACKGROUND An effective program of antenatal iron folic acid; Alam A, Dibley M, Arifeen S, Agho K, Khan J, Rasheed S, Biggs B, Jeffery H, Huda T; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Harris, L., Matthews, L., Penrose-Wall, J., Alam, A., Jaworski, A. (2014). Perspectives on barriers to employment for job seekers with mental illness and additional substance-use problems. Health and Social Care in the Community, 22(1), 67-77. [More Information]
  • Harris, L., Matthews, L., Penrose-Wall, J., Alam, A., Jaworski, A. (2014). Perspectives on barriers to employment for job seekers with mental illness and additional substance-use problems. Health and Social Care in the Community, 22(1), 67-77. [More Information]
  • Uddin, M., Hossain, L., Hamra, J., Alam, A. (2013). A study of physician collaborations through social network and exponential random graph. BMC Health Services Research, 13(1), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Choudhury, N., Moran, A., Alam, A., Ahsan, K., Rashid, S., Streatfield, P. (2012). Beliefs and practices during pregnancy and childbirth in urban slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh. BMC Public Health, 12(11), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Khatun, F., Rasheed, S., Moran, A., Alam, A., Shomik, M., Sultana, M., Choudhury, N., Iqbal, M., Bhuiya, A. (2012). Causes of neonatal and maternal deaths in Dhaka slums: implications for service delivery. BMC Public Health, 12(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Moran, A., Choudhury, N., Khan, N., Karar, Z., Wahed, T., Rashid, S., Alam, M. (2009). Newborn care practices among slum dwellers in Dhaka, Bangladesh: a quantitative and qualitative exploratory study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 9, 54-54. [More Information]
  • Alam, M., Ali, N., Sultana, N., Mullany, L., Teela, K., Khan, N., Baqui, A., Arifeen, S., Mannan, I., Darmstadt, G., et al (2008). Newborn umbilical cord and skin care in Sylhet District, Bangladesh: implications for the promotion of umbilical cord cleansing with topical chlorhexidine. Journal of Perinatology, 28(Suppl 2), S61-68. [More Information]
  • Winch, P., Alam, A., Akther, A., Afroz, D., Ali, N., Ellis, A., Baqui, A., Darmstadt, G., El Arifeen, S., Seraji, M., et al (2005). Local understandings of vulnerability and protection during the neonatal period in Sylhet District, Bangladesh: a qualitative study. The Lancet, 366, 478-485. [More Information]

2014

  • Harris, L., Matthews, L., Penrose-Wall, J., Alam, A., Jaworski, A. (2014). Perspectives on barriers to employment for job seekers with mental illness and additional substance-use problems. Health and Social Care in the Community, 22(1), 67-77. [More Information]
  • Harris, L., Matthews, L., Penrose-Wall, J., Alam, A., Jaworski, A. (2014). Perspectives on barriers to employment for job seekers with mental illness and additional substance-use problems. Health and Social Care in the Community, 22(1), 67-77. [More Information]

2013

  • Uddin, M., Hossain, L., Hamra, J., Alam, A. (2013). A study of physician collaborations through social network and exponential random graph. BMC Health Services Research, 13(1), 1-14. [More Information]

2012

  • Choudhury, N., Moran, A., Alam, A., Ahsan, K., Rashid, S., Streatfield, P. (2012). Beliefs and practices during pregnancy and childbirth in urban slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh. BMC Public Health, 12(11), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Khatun, F., Rasheed, S., Moran, A., Alam, A., Shomik, M., Sultana, M., Choudhury, N., Iqbal, M., Bhuiya, A. (2012). Causes of neonatal and maternal deaths in Dhaka slums: implications for service delivery. BMC Public Health, 12(1), 1-9. [More Information]

2009

  • Moran, A., Choudhury, N., Khan, N., Karar, Z., Wahed, T., Rashid, S., Alam, M. (2009). Newborn care practices among slum dwellers in Dhaka, Bangladesh: a quantitative and qualitative exploratory study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 9, 54-54. [More Information]

2008

  • Alam, M., Ali, N., Sultana, N., Mullany, L., Teela, K., Khan, N., Baqui, A., Arifeen, S., Mannan, I., Darmstadt, G., et al (2008). Newborn umbilical cord and skin care in Sylhet District, Bangladesh: implications for the promotion of umbilical cord cleansing with topical chlorhexidine. Journal of Perinatology, 28(Suppl 2), S61-68. [More Information]

2005

  • Winch, P., Alam, A., Akther, A., Afroz, D., Ali, N., Ellis, A., Baqui, A., Darmstadt, G., El Arifeen, S., Seraji, M., et al (2005). Local understandings of vulnerability and protection during the neonatal period in Sylhet District, Bangladesh: a qualitative study. The Lancet, 366, 478-485. [More Information]

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