Ms Sadika Akhter

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Dean's Research Postdoctoral Fellowships

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Health & Social Dev

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

s.akhter@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 45119

Publications

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2023

Exploring mental health challenges and coping strategies in university students during the COVID-19 pandemic: A case study in Dhaka city, Bangladesh

M Billah, S Rutherford, S Akhter, M Tanjeela

(2023), Vol. 11, pp. 1-10, Frontiers in Public Health, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1

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A Scoping Review of Studies Evaluating the Healthiness of Street Food Vendors

S Akhter, A Cameron

(2023), Vol. 12, pp. 893-908, Current Nutrition Reports, United States, C1

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Risk communication and community engagement in the context of COVID-19 response in Bangladesh: a qualitative study

Mohammed Kamruzzaman, Aminur Rahman, Daniel Reidpath, Sadika Akhter

(2023), Vol. 11, pp. 1-10, Frontiers in Public Health, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1

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2022

A Rapid Ethnographic Assessment of Cultural and Social Perceptions and Practices About COVID-19 in Bangladesh: What the Policy Makers and Program Planners Should Know

Sadika Akhter, Farzana Bashar, Mohammed Kamruzzaman, Nabila Mahmood, Aminur Rahman, Iqbal Anwar, Sarah Hawkes

(2022), Vol. 32, pp. 1114-1125, Qualitative Health Research, C1-1

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Impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on intimate partner violence: Issues of non-reporting in Bangladesh

Nabila Mahmood, Mohammed Kamruzzaman, Aminur Rahman, Daniel Reidpath, Sadika Akhter

(2022), Vol. 18, pp. 174550572210878-174550572210878, Women's Health, C1-1

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A systematic review of the health of internal migrants in Bangladesh

Sadika Akhter, Nabila Mahmood, Shannon Rutherford

(2022), Vol. 37, pp. 673-690, The International Journal of Health Planning and Management, C1-1

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2021

Mental health condition of physicians working frontline with COVID-19 patients in Bangladesh

Aminur Rahman, Farah Deeba, Sadika Akhter, Farzana Bashar, Dilruba Nomani, Jaap Koot, Kamrun Koly, Faysal Salah, Kim Haverlag, Iqbal Anwar

(2021), Vol. 21, BMC Psychiatry, C1-1

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Exploring the lived experiences of pregnant women and community health care providers during the pandemic of COVID-19 in Bangladesh through a phenomenological analysis

Sadika Akhter, Feroza Kumkum, Farzana Bashar, Aminur Rahman

(2021), Vol. 21, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, C1-1

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Immediate psychological responses during the initial period of the COVID-19 pandemic among Bangladeshi medical students

Farhana Safa, Afifa Anjum, Sahadat Hossain, Tonima Trisa, Syeda Alam, Md Abdur Rafi, Vivek Podder, Kamrun Koly, Dewan Azad, Wasi Ahmad, Rhedeya Nodi, Fatema Ashraf, S Quamrul Akhter, Helal Ahmed, M Hasan

(2021), Vol. 122, pp. 105912-105912, Children and Youth Services Review, C1-1

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2020

The state of diet-related NCD policies in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Tunisia and Vietnam: a comparative assessment that introduces a 'policy cube' approach

Kent Buse, Wafa Aftab, Sadika Akhter, Linh Phuong, Haroun Chemli, Minakshi Dahal, Anam Feroz, Sayad Hofiani, Nousheen Pradhan, Iqbal Anwar, Hajer Skhiri, Jalila El Ati, Kim Giang, Mahesh Puri, Bashir Noormal, Fauziah Rabbani, Sarah Hawkes

(2020), Vol. 35, pp. 503-521, Health Policy and Planning, C1-1

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2019

Sufferings in silence: Violence against female workers in the ready-made garment industry in Bangladesh: A qualitative exploration

Sadika Akhter, Shannon Rutherford, Cordia Chu

(2019), Vol. 15, pp. 174550651989130-174550651989130, Women's Health, C1-1

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Exploratory qualitative study to understand the underlying motivations and strategies of the private for-profit healthcare sector in urban Bangladesh

Alayne Adams, Rushdia Ahmed, Tanzir Shuvo, Sifat Yusuf, Sadika Akhter, Iqbal Anwar

(2019), Vol. 9, pp. e026586-e026586, BMJ Open, C1-1

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Exploring the system capacity to meet occupational health and safety needs: the case of the ready-made garment industry in Bangladesh

Sadika Akhter, Shannon Rutherford, Cordia Chu

(2019), Vol. 19, BMC Health Services Research, C1-1

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'Working to stay healthy', health-seeking behaviour in Bangladesh's urban slums: a qualitative study

Jeroen van der Heijden, Nell Gray, Beverly Stringer, Aminur Rahman, Sadika Akhter, Stobdan Kalon, Martins Dada, Animesh Biswas

(2019), Vol. 19, BMC Public Health, C1-1

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Sewing shirts with injured fingers and tears: exploring the experience of female garment workers health problems in Bangladesh

Sadika Akhter, Shannon Rutherford, Cordia Chu

(2019), Vol. 19, BMC International Health and Human Rights, C1-1

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2017

What makes pregnant workers sick: why, when, where and how? An exploratory study in the ready-made garment industry in Bangladesh

Sadika Akhter, Shannon Rutherford, Cordia Chu

(2017), Vol. 14, Reproductive Health, C1-1

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Assessing the capacity of ministries of health to use research in decision-making: conceptual framework and tool

Daniela Rodríguez, Connie Hoe, Elina Dale, M Rahman, Sadika Akhter, Assad Hafeez, Wayne Irava, Preety Rajbangshi, Tamlyn Roman, Marcela Ţîrdea, Rouham Yamout, David Peters

(2017), Vol. 15, Health Research Policy and Systems, C1-1

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Nonrandomized Trial of Feasibility and Acceptability of Strategies for Promotion of Soapy Water as a Handwashing Agent in Rural Bangladesh

Sania Ashraf, Fosiul Nizame, Mahfuza Islam, Notan Dutta, Dalia Yeasmin, Sadika Akhter, Jaynal Abedin, Peter Winch, Pavani Ram, Leanne Unicomb, Elli Leontsini, Stephen Luby

(2017), Vol. 96, pp. 421-429, The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, C1-1

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Barriers to Timely and Safe Blood Transfusion for PPH Patients: Evidence from a Qualitative Study in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Sadika Akhter, Iqbal Anwar, Rashida Akter, Feroza Kumkum, Monjura Nisha, Fatema Ashraf, Ferdousi Islam, Nazneen Begum, Mahbub Chowdhury, Anne Austin, Syed Islam, Aminur Rahman

(), Vol. 11, pp. e0167399-e0167399, PLOS ONE, C1-1

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Can mHealth improve access to safe blood for transfusion during obstetric emergency?

Aminur Rahman, Sadika Akhter, Monjura Nisha, Syed Islam, Fatema Ashraf, Monjur Rahman, Nazneen Begum, Mahbub Chowdhury, Anne Austin, Iqbal Anwar

(), Vol. Volume 9, pp. 235-243, International Journal of Women's Health, C1-1

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Work, gender roles, and health: neglected mental health issues among female workers in the ready-made garment industry in Bangladesh

Sadika Akhter, Shannon Rutherford, Feroza Akhter Kumkum, David Bromwich, Iqbal Anwar, Aminur Rahman, Cordia Chu

(), Vol. Volume 9, pp. 571-579, International Journal of Women's Health, C1-1

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Feasibility and effectiveness of electronic vs. paper partograph on improving birth outcomes: A prospective crossover study design

Aminur Rahman, Tahmina Begum, Fatema Ashraf, Sadika Akhter, Dewan Hoque, Tarun Ghosh, Monjur Rahman, Jelle Stekelenburg, Sumon Das, Parveen Fatima, Iqbal Anwar

(), Vol. 14, pp. e0222314-e0222314, PLOS ONE, C1-1

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