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Mrs Marufa Sultana

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Research Fellow Grade 1

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Health & Social Dev

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Publications

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2022

Evaluation of SIMESON, a training program to improve access to quality health care for pregnant women and newborn in different healthcare facilities of northern Bangladesh

R Das, F Farzana, Z Sultana, K Mukherji, A Baayo, M Sultana, N Ali, M Chisti, S Sarker, T Ahmed, A Faruque

(2022), Vol. 9, pp. 801-815, Nursing Open, Chichester, Eng., C1

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A scoping review of outcomes commonly reported in obesity prevention interventions aiming to improve obesity-related health behaviors in children to age 5 years

V Brown, M Moodie, M Sultana, K Hunter, R Byrne, D Zarnowiecki, A Seidler, R Golley, R Taylor, K Hesketh, K Matvienko-Sikar

(2022), pp. 1-11, Obesity Reviews, London, England, C1

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Factors associated with community acquired severe pneumonia among under five children in Dhaka, Bangladesh: A case control analysis

S Nasrin, M Tariqujjaman, M Sultana, R Zaman, S Ali, M Chisti, A Faruque, T Ahmed, G Fuchs, N Gyr, N Alam

(2022), Vol. 17, pp. 1-14, PLoS One, San Francisco, Calif., C1

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Association of dietary risks, behavioural and lifestyle factors, and the magnitude of disability burden among Australian cancer patients: An observational epidemiology study

R Mahumud, M Sultana, J Gow, M Rahman, K Uddin, M Kamal, K Alam, A Dawson, C Law

(2022), Vol. 78, Cancer Epidemiology, C1

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2021

Distribution of wealth-stratified inequalities on maternal and child health parameters and influences of maternal-related factors on improvements in child health survival rate in Bangladesh

R Mahumud, J Gow, A Sarker, M Sultana, G Hossain, K Alam

(2021), Vol. 25, pp. 93-109, Journal of child health care, London, Eng., C1

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Household economic burden of childhood severe pneumonia in Bangladesh: A cost-of-illness study

M Sultana, N Alam, N Ali, A Faruque, G Fuchs, N Gyr, M Chisti, T Ahmed, L Gold

(2021), Vol. 106, pp. 539-546, Archives of disease in childhood, London, Eng., C1

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Households' out-of-pocket expenditure for healthcare in Bangladesh: A health financing incidence analysis

A Sarker, M Sultana, K Alam, N Ali, N Sheikh, R Akram, A Morton

(2021), Vol. 36, pp. 2106-2117, International Journal of Health Planning and Management, London, Eng., C1

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Protocol for the development of Core Outcome Sets for Early intervention trials to Prevent Obesity in CHildren (COS-EPOCH)

V Brown, M Moodie, H Tran, M Sultana, K Hunter, R Byrne, D Zarnowiecki, A Seidler, R Golley, R Taylor, K Hesketh, K Matvienko-Sikar

(2021), Vol. 11, pp. 1-8, BMJ Open, London, Eng., C1

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The economic burden of rotavirus hospitalization among children < 5 years of age in selected hospitals in Bangladesh

S Ahmed, F Dorin, S Satter, A Sarker, M Sultana, P Gastanaduy, U Parashar, J Tate, J Heffelfinger, E Gurley, J Khan

(2021), Vol. 39, pp. 7082-7090, Vaccine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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2020

Cost-effectiveness of the introduction of two-dose bi-valent (Cervarix) and quadrivalent (Gardasil) HPV vaccination for adolescent girls in Bangladesh

R Mahumud, J Gow, K Alam, S Keramat, M Hossain, M Sultana, A Sarker, S Islam

(2020), Vol. 38, pp. 165-172, Vaccine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Inequality of childhood undernutrition in Bangladesh: A decomposition approach

Abdur Sarker, Marufa Sultana, Nurnabi Sheikh, Raisul Akram, Nausad Ali, Rashidul Mahumud, Khorshed Alam, Alec Morton

(2020), Vol. 35, pp. 441-468, International Journal of Health Planning and Management, Oxford, Eng., C1

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The effect of a community-based health insurance on the out-of-pocket payments for utilizing medically trained providers in Bangladesh

J Khan, S Ahmed, M Sultana, A Sarker, S Chakrovorty, M Rahman, Z Islam, C Rehnberg, L Niessen

(2020), Vol. 12, pp. 287-298, International health, Oxford, Eng., C1

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Do employer-sponsored health insurance schemes affect the utilisation of medically trained providers and out-of-pocket payments among ready-made garment workers? A case-control study in Bangladesh

S Ahmed, A Sarker, M Sultana, F Roth, R Mahumud, M Kamruzzaman, M Hasan, A Mirelman, Z Islam, L Niessen, C Rehnberg, A Khan, N Gyr, J Khan

(2020), Vol. 10, pp. 1-12, BMJ Open, London, Eng., C1

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Wealth-related inequalities of women's knowledge of cervical cancer screening and service utilisation in 18 resource-constrained countries: Evidence from a pooled decomposition analysis

R Mahumud, S Keramat, G Ormsby, M Sultana, L Rawal, K Alam, J Gow, A Renzaho

(2020), Vol. 19, pp. 1-15, International Journal for Equity in Health, London, Eng., C1

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Mapping geographical inequalities in oral rehydration therapy coverage in low-income and middle-income countries, 2000-17

K Wiens, P Lindstedt, B Blacker, K Johnson, M Baumann, L Schaeffer, H Abbastabar, F Abd-Allah, A Abdelalim, I Abdollahpour, K Abegaz, A Abejie, L Abreu, M Abrigo, A Abualhasan, M Accrombessi, D Acharya, M Adabi, A Adamu, O Adebayo, R Adedoyin, V Adekanmbi, O Adetokunboh, B Adhena, M Afarideh, S Ahmad, K Ahmadi, A Ahmed, M Ahmed, R Ahmed, T Akalu, F Alahdab, Z Al-Aly, N Alam, S Alam, G Alamene, T Alanzi, J Alcalde-Rabanal, B Ali, M Alijanzadeh, V Alipour, S Aljunid, A Almasi, A Almasi-Hashiani, H Al-Mekhlafi, K Altirkawi, N Alvis-Guzman, N Alvis-Zakzuk, S Amini, A Amit, C Andrei, M Anjomshoa, A Anoushiravani, F Ansari, C Antonio, B Antony, E Antriyandarti, J Arabloo, H Aref, O Aremu, B Armoon, A Arora, K Aryal, A Arzani, M Asadi-Aliabadi, H Atalay, S Athari, S Athari, S Atre, M Ausloos, N Awoke, B Ayala Quintanilla, G Ayano, M Ayanore, Y Aynalem, S Azari, P Azzopardi, E Babaee, T Babalola, A Badawi, M Bairwa, S Bakkannavar, S Balakrishnan, A Bali, M Banach, J Banoub, A Barac, T Bärnighausen, H Basaleem, S Basu, V Bay, M Bayati, E Baye, N Bedi, M Beheshti, M Behzadifar, M Behzadifar, B Bekele, Y Belayneh, M Bell, Muhammad Rahman, S Shariful Islam, Marufa Sultana, Fisaha Tesfay

(2020), Vol. 8, pp. e1038-e1060, Lancet Global Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Cost-effective analysis of childhood malaria vaccination in endemic hotspots of Bangladesh

A Sarker, M Sultana

(2020), Vol. 15, pp. 1-15, PLoS ONE, San Francisco, Calif., C1

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Factors associated with unmet fertility desire and perceptions of ideal family size among women in Bangladesh: Insights from a nationwide Demographic and Health Survey

R Akram, A Sarker, N Sheikh, N Ali, M Mozumder, M Sultana

(2020), Vol. 15, pp. 1-17, PLoS ONE, San Francisco, Calif., C1

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Infant and young child feeding practice, dietary diversity, associated predictors, and child health outcomes in Bangladesh

Nurnabi Sheikh, Raisul Akram, Nausad Ali, S Haque, Shabareen Tisha, Rashidul Mahumud, Abdur Sarker, Marufa Sultana

(2020), Vol. 24, pp. 260-273, Journal of Child Health Care, London, Eng., C1

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Willingness to pay for oral cholera vaccines in urban Bangladesh

A Sarker, Z Islam, M Sultana, N Sheikh, R Mahumud, M Taufiqul Islam, R Van Der Meer, A Morton, A Khan, J Clemens, F Qadri, J Khan

(2020), Vol. 15, pp. 1-16, PLoS One, San Francisco, Calif., C1

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2019

Cost of caregivers for treating hospitalized diarrheal patients in Bangladesh

A Sarker, M Sultana, N Ali, R Akram, K Alam, J Khan, A Morton

(2019), Vol. 4, pp. 1-14, Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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Women's preferences for maternal healthcare services in Bangladesh: evidence from a discrete choice experiment

Rashidul Mahumud, Nadia Alamgir, Md Hossain, Elaine Baruwa, Marufa Sultana, Jeff Gow, Khorshed Alam, Syed Ahmed, Jahangir Khan

(2019), Vol. 8, pp. 1-21, Journal of clinical medicine, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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Changes in inequality of childhood morbidity in Bangladesh 1993-2014: A decomposition analysis

R Mahumud, K Alam, A Renzaho, A Sarker, M Sultana, N Sheikh, L Rawal, J Gow

(2019), Vol. 14, pp. 1-19, PLoS ONE, San Francisco, CA, C1

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Measuring perinatal and postpartum quality of life of women and associated factors in semi-urban Bangladesh

R Mahumud, N Ali, N Sheikh, R Akram, K Alam, J Gow, A Sarker, M Sultana

(2019), Vol. 28, pp. 2989-3004, Quality of life research, Cham, Switzerland, C1

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Economic evaluation of community acquired pneumonia management strategies: a systematic review of literature

M Sultana, A Sarker, N Ali, R Akram, L Gold

(2019), Vol. 14, pp. 1-21, PLoS One, San Francisco, Calif., C1

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Sex-specific prevalence, inequality and associated predictors of hypertension, diabetes, and comorbidity among Bangladeshi adults: Results from a nationwide cross-sectional demographic and health survey

N Ali, R Akram, N Sheikh, A Sarker, M Sultana

(2019), Vol. 9, pp. 1-14, BMJ Open, London, Eng., C1

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Coverage and determinants of full immunization: Vaccination coverage among Senegalese children

Abdur Sarker, Raisul Akram, Nausad Ali, Zahedul Chowdhury, M Sultana

(2019), Vol. 55, Medicina, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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Group prenatal care experiences among pregnant women in a Bangladeshi community

M Sultana, N Ali, R Akram, T Jahir, R Mahumud, A Sarker, Z Islam

(2019), Vol. 14, pp. 1-15, PLoS ONE, San Francisco, CA, C1

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Prevalence, determinants and health care-seeking behavior of childhood acute respiratory tract infections in Bangladesh

M Sultana, A Sarker, N Sheikh, R Akram, N Ali, R Mahumud, N Alam

(2019), Vol. 14, pp. 1-18, PLoS ONE, San Francisco, CA, C1

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Coverage and factors associated with full immunisation among children aged 12-59 months in Bangladesh: Insights from the nationwide cross-sectional demographic and health survey

A Sarker, R Akram, N Ali, M Sultana

(2019), Vol. 9, pp. 1-11, BMJ Open, London, Eng., C1

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Day clinic vs. hospital care of pneumonia and severe malnutrition in children under five: a randomised trial

H Ashraf, N Alam, M Sultana, S Jahan, N Begum, S Farzana, M Chisti, M Kamal, A Shamsuzzaman, T Ahmed, J Khan, G Fuchs, T Duke, N Gyr

(2019), Vol. 24, pp. 922-931, Tropical Medicine and International Health, Chichester, Eng., C1

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2018

Adverse selection in community based health insurance among informal workers in Bangladesh: An EQ-5D assessment

S Ahmed, A Sarker, M Sultana, S Chakrovorty, M Hasan, A Mirelman, J Khan

(2018), Vol. 15, pp. 1-13, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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The impact of community-based health insurance on the utilization of medically trained healthcare providers among informal workers in Bangladesh

S Ahmed, A Sarker, M Sultana, S Chakrovorty, M Ahmed, F Dorin, A Mirelman, Z Islam, M Rahman, L Niessen, C Rehnberg, J Khan

(2018), Vol. 13, pp. 1-16, PLoS ONE, San Francisco, CA, C1

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Evaluating the implementation related challenges of Shasthyo Suroksha Karmasuchi (health protection scheme) of the government of Bangladesh: A study protocol

S Ahmed, M Hasan, M Ahmed, F Dorin, M Sultana, Z Islam, A Mirelman, C Rehnberg, J Khan, M Chowdhury

(2018), Vol. 18, pp. 1-8, BMC Health Services Research, London, Eng., C1

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Clients' experience and satisfaction of utilizing healthcare services in a community based health insurance program in bangladesh

A Sarker, M Sultana, S Ahmed, R Mahumud, A Morton, J Khan

(2018), Vol. 15, pp. 1-14, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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Cost comparison and determinants of out-of-pocket payments on child delivery care in Bangladesh

A Sarker, M Sultana, N Ali, R Akram, N Sheikh, R Mahumud, A Morton

(2018), Vol. 33, pp. e1232-e1249, International journal of health planning and management, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Determinants of adolescent maternal healthcare utilization in Bangladesh

A Sarker, N Sheikh, R Mahumud, M Sultana

(2018), Vol. 157, pp. 94-103, Public Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Coverage, Timelines, and Determinants of Incomplete Immunization in Bangladesh

Nurnabi Sheikh, Marufa Sultana, Nausad Ali, Raisul Akram, Rashidul Mahumud, Muhammad Asaduzzaman, Abdur Sarker

(2018), Vol. 3, pp. 1-14, Tropical medicine and infectious disease, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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Economic costs of hospitalized diarrheal disease in Bangladesh: a societal perspective

A Sarker, M Sultana, R Mahumud, N Ali, T Huda, M Salim uzzaman, S Haider, H Rahman, Z Islam, J Khan, R Van Der Meer, A Morton

(2018), Vol. 3, pp. 1-12, Global Health Research and Policy, London, Eng., C1

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Prevalence and Determinants of Stunting Among Preschool Children and Its Urban-Rural Disparities in Bangladesh

R Akram, M Sultana, N Ali, N Sheikh, A Sarker

(2018), Vol. 39, pp. 521-535, Food and Nutrition Bulletin, London, Eng., C1

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Cost-effectiveness analysis of introducing universal childhood rotavirus vaccination in Bangladesh

A Sarker, M Sultana, R Mahumud, R Van Der Meer, A Morton

(2018), Vol. 14, pp. 189-198, Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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2017

Prevalence and associated determinants of malaria parasites among Kenyan children

M Sultana, N Sheikh, R Mahumud, T Jahir, Z Islam, A Sarker

(2017), Vol. 45, pp. 1-9, Tropical Medicine and Health, London, Eng., C1

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Determinants of enrollment of informal sector workers in cooperative based health scheme in Bangladesh

A Sarker, M Sultana, R Mahumud, S Ahmed, Z Islam, A Morton, J Khan

(2017), Vol. 12, pp. 1-12, PLoS One, San Francisco, Calif., C1

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Benefit incidence analysis of healthcare in Bangladesh - Equity matters for universal health coverage

J Khan, S Ahmed, M MacLennan, A Sarker, M Sultana, H Rahman

(2017), Vol. 32, pp. 359-365, Health Policy and Planning, Oxford, Eng., C1

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Distribution and determinants of out-of-pocket healthcare expenditures in Bangladesh

R Mahumud, A Sarker, M Sultana, Z Islam, J Khan, A Morton

(2017), Vol. 50, pp. 91-99, Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Busan, Republic of Korea, C1

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Distribution and determinants of low birth weight in developing countries

R Mahumud, M Sultana, A Sarker

(2017), Vol. 50, pp. 18-28, Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Busan, Republic of Korea, C1

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The effectiveness of introducing Group Prenatal Care (GPC) in selected health facilities in a district of Bangladesh: Study protocol

M Sultana, R Mahumud, N Ali, S Ahmed, Z Islam, J Khan, A Sarker

(2017), Vol. 17, pp. 1-7, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, London, Eng., C1

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2016

Effects of occupational illness on labor productivity: A socioeconomic aspect of informal sector workers in urban Bangladesh

A Sarker, M Sultana, R Mahumud, S Ahmed, M Ahmed, M Hoque, Z Islam, R Gazi, J Khan

(2016), Vol. 58, pp. 209-215, Journal of Occupational Health, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Inequalities in health status from EQ-5D findings: A cross-sectional study in low-income communities of Bangladesh

M Sultana, A Sarker, R Mahumud, S Ahmed, W Ahmed, S Chakrovorty, H Rahman, Z Islam, J Khan

(2016), Vol. 5, pp. 301-308, International Journal of Health Policy and Management, Kerman, Islamic Republic of Iran, C1

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Hand hygiene knowledge and practice among university students: Evidence from private universities of Bangladesh

M Sultana, R Alam Mahumud, A Razzaque Sarker, S Mahmud Hossain

(2016), Vol. 9, pp. 13-20, Risk Management and Healthcare Policy, Macclesfield, Eng., C1

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Willingness-to-pay for community-based health insurance among informal workers in urban Bangladesh

S Ahmed, M Hoque, A Sarker, M Sultana, Z Islam, R Gazi, J Khan

(2016), Vol. 11, pp. 1-16, PLoS One, San Francisco, Calif., C1

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2014

The impact of age and sex on healthcare expenditure of households in Bangladesh

A Sarker, R Mahumud, M Sultana, S Ahmed, W Ahmed, J Khan

(2014), Vol. 3, SpringerPlus, C1

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2012

Effects of third trimester counseling on pregnancy weight gain, birthweight, and breastfeeding among urban poor women in Bangladesh

S Akter, S Roy, S Thakur, M Sultana, W Khatun, R Rahman, S Saliheen, N Alam

(2012), Vol. 33, pp. 194-201, Food and Nutrition Bulletin, C1

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