Research // Publications
Completed and Archived Research
Our previous peer-reviewed publications and research reports can be found here
Akhter R, Hassan NMM, Martin EF, Muhit M, Smithers-Sheedy H, Badawi N, Khandaker G. Caries experience and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) of children and adolescents with cerebral palsy in a low-resource setting. BMC Oral Health. 2019 Jan.
Karim T, Scherzer A, Muhit M, Badawi N, Khandaker G. Use of a Developmental Milestone Chart (DMC) in Rural Bangladesh to Educate Health Workers and Stimulate Referral for Early Diagnosis and Intervention. J Trop Pediatr. 2018 Dec.
Chan J, Wu Y, Wood J, Muhit M, Mahmood MK, Karim T, Moushumi F, Jones CA, Snelling T, Khandaker G. Burden of Congenital Rubella Syndrome (CRS) in Bangladesh: Systematic review of existing literature and transmission modelling of sero-prevalence studies. Infect Disord Drug Targets. 2018 Oct.
May P, Smithers-Sheedy H, Muhit M, Cumming R, Jones C, Booy R, Badawi N, Khandaker G. Immunisation status of children with cerebral palsy in rural Bangladesh: results from the Bangladesh Cerebral Palsy Register (BCPR). Infect Disord Drug Targets. 2018 Oct.
Khan A, Ashher F, Karim T, Fatema A, Jahan I, Muhit M, Dey A, Beard F, Khandaker G. Immunization status of mothers of children with cerebral palsy in rural Bangladesh. Infect Disord Drug Targets. 2018 Oct.
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 Apr 13:1-8.
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 & Child Neurology. 2018 May;60(5):469-79.
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. British Journal of Ophthalmology. 2018 Feb 6
Khandaker G, Van Bang N, Dũng TQ, Giang NT, 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 Nov 1;7(11):e017742.
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 & Child Neurology. 2017 May 1;59(5):538-43.
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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 Mar 4;25(2):126-32.
Cashman P, Macartney K, Khandaker G, King C, Gold M, Durrheim DN. Participant-centred active surveillance of adverse events following immunisation: a narrative review. International health. 2017 May 1;9(3):164-76.
Mitry D, Williams C, Northstone K, Akter A, Jewel J, Khan N, Muhit M, Gilbert CE, Bowman R. Perceptual visual dysfunction, physical impairment and quality of life in Bangladeshi children with cerebral palsy. British Journal of Ophthalmology. 2016 Jan 4. 100(9):1245-50
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 May 3;23(3):176-84.
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 Dec;15(1):173.
Finger RP, Sivasubramaniam S, Morjaria P, Bansal A, Muhit M, Kinra S, Gilbert CE. Migration study of lens opacities in Bangladeshi adults in London and Bangladesh: a pilot study. British Journal of Ophthalmology. 2015 Jun 1;99(6):762-7.
Murthy GV, Mactaggart I, Mohammad M, Islam J, Noe C, Khan AI, Foster A. Assessing the prevalence of sensory and motor impairments in childhood in Bangladesh using key informants. Archives of disease in childhood. 2014 Dec 1;99(12):1103-8.
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 Jun 13;60(5):363-9.
Bedford J, Mackey S, Parvin A, Muhit M, Murthy GV. Reasons for non-uptake of referral: children with disabilities identified through the Key Informant Method in Bangladesh. Disability and rehabilitation. 2013 Dec 1;35(25):2164-70.
Nesbitt RC, Mackey S, Kuper H, Muhit M, Murthy GV. Predictors of referral uptake in children with disabilities in Bangladesh–exploring barriers as a first step to improving referral provision. Disability and rehabilitation. 2012 Jun 1;34(13):1089-95.
Mackey S, Murthy GV, Muhit MA, Islam JJ, Foster A. Validation of the key informant method to identify children with disabilities: methods and results from a pilot study in Bangladesh. Journal of tropical pediatrics. 2011 Nov 12;58(4):269-74.
Muhit MA, Shahjahan M, Hassan A, Wazed A, Ahmed N. Parental knowledge, attitude and practice related to blindness of children in some selected Upazilla of Bangladesh. Mymensingh medical journal: MMJ. 2011 Oct;20(4):671-9.