List of services
established supported by relevant publications (Reference by Clinic)
General Developmental Assessment (GDA)
1. The Child First and Always. Great Ormond Street
Hospital, London, UK. Website:
Psychological Assessment (PA)
1. Khan NZ, Sultana N, Parveen M, Ali SMK.
Comparison between intellectual performance and
adaptive behaviour of
malnourished children. Dhaka Shishu Children’s Hospital Journal. 10(1): 9-13,
2. Parveen M, Banu SH, Khan NZ. Assessment
of 50 Children with Primary or Associated Complaints of
School Failure. In:
(eds: SS Zaman, NZ Khan, S Islam) From Awareness to Action: Ensuring Health,
Education and Rights of the Disabled. Proceedings of the Regional Seminar on
Dhaka, 3-4 December, 1994. Page 181-186, 1996.
3. Huq S. The validity of five factors of
the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale. Dhaka University Journal
Psychology. 1996;Vol. 22c
4. Khan NZ, Lynch MA. Recognizing Child
Maltreatment in Bangladesh. Child Abuse and Neglect. 21(8):
5. Munir, S.Z., Zaman, S. &McConachie,
H. (1999) Development of an
Assessment Scale for Bangladesh. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual
Disabilities, 12, 241-
6. MonwaraParveen, Aklima Begum, Naila Z
Khan. How do we protect children from 'silent' abuse at
home and in
institutions? : two case reports.
Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on
Communities (SAFECOMM), Matwail, Bangladesh, Feb 14 - 16,
7. Maksuda Begum. Conversations with
children with disabilities and their mothers. International
Narrative Therapy Community Work. 2007; 3: 11-16.
8. Denborough D and Begum M. Talking with
mothers and children – an intake questionnaire.
International Journal of
Narrative Therapy Community Work. 2007: 3: 17-20.
9. Gausia K, Hamadani JD, Islam
MM, Ali M, Algin S, Yunus M, Fisher C, Oosthuizen J. Bangla translation,
adaptation and piloting of Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale. Bangladesh
Med Res Counc Bull.
10. Parveen, Monowara. Supplemental
Information “Cultural Validation of Wechsler Preschool and
Primary Scale of
Intelligence (WPPSI) in Bangladesh”.
PEDIATRICS 131.2 (2013).
11. Parveen, Monowara, et al. Adaptation of items of bayley scales of
infant development-II (BSID-II)
suitable for Bangladeshi infants. Dhaka
University Journal of Biological Sciences 23.2 (2014): 187-195.
Well Baby Clinic (WBC)
1. Khan NZ, Muslima H, Begum N, Begum N,
Shilpi AS, Batra M, Darmstadt GD. Reliability and
Validity of a Structured
Tool for Neurodevelopmental Assessment of 0-24 month olds for use
Professionals in Bangladesh.Pediatrics. 2010 Apr;125(4):e755-62. Epub
2. Khan NZ, Muslima H,
Shilpi AB, Begum D, Parveen M, Akter N, Ferdous S, Nahar K, McConachie
Darmstadt GL. Validation of Rapid
Neurodevelopmental Assessment for 2-to 5-Year-Old
Children in Bangladesh.
Pediatrics 131.2 (2013): e486-e494.
3. Khan NZ, Muslima H, El
Arifeen S, McConachie H, Shilpi AB, Ferdous S, Darmstadt GL.
Validation of a
Rapid Neurodevelopmental Assessment Tool for 5 to 9 Year-Old Children in
Bangladesh. J Pediatrics. 2014 Feb 6. pii: S0022-3476(13)01583-7. doi:
2013.12.037.[Epub ahead of print]
In Patients Department (IPD)
1. Khan NZ, Mahmud E, Mahbub M, Banu SH,
Parveen M. Neurological problems in children admitted in
Hospital. Bangladesh J Child Health. 17(3): 97-101, 1993.
2. Khan NZ, Kalter H, Hanif M, Schillinger
J, Saha SK, Black R. Meningitis treatment without follow-up:
what are we
missing? Lancet (letter) 346: 706, 1995.
3. Begum MN, Hossain M, Khan NZ. Clinical
Profile and Outcomes of Nutritional Intervention in
Children Presenting with Hyperammonaemia. Dhaka Shishu Children’s Hospital Journal. Vol. 13 (1
4. Khan NZ, Khan AH. Lead poisoning and
psychomotor delay in Bangladeshi children. Lancet.(letter)
Feb 27; 353 (9154): 754, 1999.
5. Jahan A, Hossain M, Banu SH, Begum D,
Parveen M, Khan NZ. Birth Asphyxia and Long-term
Dhaka Shishu (Children’s) Hospital Journal, 17(2): 9-13, December 2001.
6. Talukder MR, Ferdousy R, Parveen M, Khan
NZ. The use of the Bayley Infant Neurodevelopmental
Screener (BINS) in
identifying neurodevelopmental sequelae in acute bacterial meningitis.
Bangladesh J Child Health. 2004; Vol. 28 (2): 51 – 54.
7. ShaheenAkter, M. Quamrul Hassan,
NailaZaman Khan, M MonirHossain. Neurological Signs in
Neonatal Seizures and
their Correlation to Three Months Neurodevelopmental Outcomes.
Child Health. 2005; 29 (2): 52 – 59.
8. S. Akter, MZ Hossain, SZR Parvin, M
Shireen, NZ Khan. Cranial ultrasonography findings in neonatal
correlation of these findings with neurodevelopmental outcomes at discharge
months. Dhaka Shishu Hospital Journal. 2005; 21 (2): 49 – 55.
9. Khan NZ,
Muslima H, Parveen M,
Bhattacharya M, Begum N, Chowdhury S, Jahan M, Darmstadt GL.
Neurodevelopmental outcomes of preterm
infants in Bangladesh. Pediatrics. 2006 Jul;118(1):280-9.
10. ASM NawshadUddin Ahmed, Naila Z. Khan,
et al . Ciprofloxacin treatment in preterm neonates in
Bangladesh: effects on
growth and development. Pediatric Infectious Diseases Journal, 2006 Dec;
Summer Rosenstock, Naila Z. Khan, HumairaMuslima, Nasreem Begum,
Choi, Gary L. Darmstadt. The Impact of Emollient
Therapy During the Neonatal Period on
Neurodevelopmental Outcomes (Abstract).
Paper presented at the Programme for Global Pediatric
Research (PGPR). May
2007, Toronto, Canada.
12. Samir K. Saha, Naila Z. Khan, A.S.M.
Nawshad U Ahmed, M. Ruhul Amin, M. Hanif, Mustafa Mahbub,
Kazi S Anwar, Shamim
A. Qazi, Paul Kilgore, Abdullah H. Baqui. Neurodevelopmental Sequelae in
Pneumococcal Meningitis Cases in Bangladesh: a comprehensive follow up study.
Clin Infect Dis.
2009 Mar 1; 48 Suppl 2: S90-6.
Mahbub M, Banu N, Parveen M, Khan NZ. Non-specific motor delay among admitted
Child Development and Neurology Unit of Dhaka Shishu Hospital.
Dhaka Shishu Hospital Journal.
June & Dec, 2009; 25 (1&2) : 16 –
14. Mahbub M, Azam M, Alam MJ, Khan NZ.
Clinical presentation and etiology of acute bacterial
children admitted in Dhaka Shishu Hospital. Bangladesh Private Medical
Practioners Journal. Jan 2011, Vol 17 (1): 17-21.
15. Mahbub M, Azam M, Khan NZ. Hyponatremia
in children admitted with acute bacterial meningitis.
Dhaka Shishu Hospital
Journal. June 2011; 27 (1): 31-34.
16. Mustafa Mahbub, MosiulAzam,
NailaZaman Khan. Neurodevelopmental outcomes of treatment of
symptomatic CMV infection with Ganciclovir. Bang J Child Health. 2011; 35
17. Azam AZMM, Mahbub M, Majumdar SC, Banu
SH, Khan NZ. Sub Acute Sclerosing Pan-Encephalitis
(SSPE): A Ten-Year
Experience. Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital. Dec 2011; 27 (2): 79-82.
Ahmed AS, Khan NZ, Hussain M, Amin MR, Hanif M, Mahbub M, El-Arifeen S, Baqui
AH, Qazi SA,
Saha SK. Follow-Up of Cases of Haemophilusinfluenzae Type b
Meningitis to Determine Its Long-
Term Sequelae. J Pediatrics. 2013 Jul;163(1
Suppl):S44-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2013.03.030.
19. Azam AZMM, Mahbub M, ShaoliSarkar,
HumairaRafikaQuadri, Majumder SC, Khan NZ. Association of
antibody titres of
congenital TORCH complex with neurodevelopmental impairments in children.
Bang Private Med Prac J. July 2013; 18 (2): 74-80.
Autism Clinic (AC)
1. Khan, N. Z., Gallo, L. A., Arghir, A., Budisteanu, B., Budisteanu, M.,
Dobrescu, I., &Elsabbagh, M.
(2012). Autism and the grand challenges in
global mental health. Autism Research, 5(3), 156-159.
2. Farzana Islam, HumairaMuslima, MonowaraParveen, NarsisRahman, Dilara Begum,
Asma Begum Shilpi, MahmudaKhatun, NailaZaman Khan. Comparison
of scoring of the parent’s
interview for Autism – clinical version (PIA-CV)
among ASD children and those with speech delay
without ASD at a child
development center in Bangladesh. Dhaka Shishu (Children’s) Hospital
2012; 28 (2): 67-72.
3. Farzana Islam. Autism Diagnosis in Low Resource Settings: Challenges and
Opportunities to Enhance
Research and Services Worldwide: Bangladesh
Experience. Paper presented at international
meeting in Baltimore,
Maryland, organised by Autism Speaks,
USA, in October 2014.
Seating and Feeding Clinic (SF)
1. Adams MS, Khan NZ, Begum SA, Wirz SL,
Hesketh T, Pring TR. Feeding difficulties in children with
low-cost caregiver training in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Child Care Health Dev.
2011 Nov 15.
doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2214.2011.01327.x. [Epub ahead of print]
Low Vision Clinic (LVC)
1. Rahman N, Banu SH, Mahbub M, Khan NZ. Visually Impaired Children- A
Approach Towards Diagnosis and Treatment. In: (eds:
SS Zaman, NZ Khan, S Islam) From Awareness to
Action: Ensuring Health,
Education and Rights of the Disabled. Proceedings of the Regional Seminar
Childhood Disability, Dhaka, 3-4 December, 1994. Page 256-260, 1996.
2. Muslima H, Jahan A, Rahman N, Begum D,
Akhtar K, Khan NZ. Visual improvement in children
attending the ShishuBikashKendro, Dhaka Shishu Hospital. Dhaka Shishu (Children's)
June 2000, 16 (1): 22 - 26.
3. Ahmed AS, Muslima
H, Anwar KS, Khan NZ, Chowdhury MA, Saha SK, Darmstadt GL. Retinopathy of
Prematurely in Bangladeshi Neonates. J of Trop Pediatrics. 2008 Oct; 54
(5):333-9. Epub 2008 May 25.
Speech Language and Communication Clinic
1. Asma Begum Shilpi, Selina Akhtar, Yasmin
Tanaka An intervention through group therapy to improve
the speech, language
and communication skills in Child Development Center (CDC), Child
and Neurology Unit, Dhaka Shishu Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh at 1st
conference, Bangladesh Society for child Neurology Development and
Disability 17-18 March, 2008.
2. Humaira Muslima, Monsur Musa, Asma Begum
Shilpi, Sayeeda Jamaluddin, Naila Z. Khan. Adaptation
of the Preschool
Language Scale-3 (PLS-3) for children in Bangladesh. Paper presented at the
International Language and Development Conference. 23-25 June, 2009,
3. Asma Begum Shilpi, Selinaakhter, Dr.
Humaira Muslima, Prof. Naila Zaman Khan
children with speech, language and communication
difficulties attending Child Developmental
Centre, Dhaka Shishu Hospital. Poster
presented at 2nd National conference, Bangladesh Society for
Development and Disability 08-09 April, 2011
Developmental Therapy (DT)
1. Jahan A, Akhtar K, Begum D, Hussain M, Khan NZ. Assessment of Developmental
Therapy as a
Comprehensive Approach to Early Intervention of Disabled
Children. Proceedings of the 13th Asian
Conference on Mental
Retardation, November 15 - 21 Dhaka, Bangladesh. Page 205 - 213, 1997.
2. Mustafa Mahbub, Dilara Begum, Asma Begum Shilpi, HumairaMuslima, Azad
Zaman Khan. Seizures
and other neurodevelopmental outcomes ascertained by a rapid assessment
by generic therapists on neonatal discharge in a national children’s hospital
Poster presented at the
International Seizure Society (ISS) Conference, Cappadocia, Turkey,
Epilepsy Clinic (EC)
1. Banu SH, Hossain M, Khan NZ. Two year
experience of developing paediatric EEG services in
Bangladesh: Report of the
first 1000 cases (abstract) . Journal of Electrophysiological Technology. 25
(1, 2) : 56, 1999.
2. Banu SH, Khan NZ,
Hossain M, Jahan A, Parveen M, Rahman N, Boyd S, Neville BGR. Profile of
Childhood Epilepsy in Bangladesh. Dev Med Ch Neurol. 45: 447-482,
3. Banu SH, Khan NZ, Jahan M,
Koli UK, Boyd S, Neville BGR. A randomized controlled trial of
and carbamazepine monotherapy in childhood epilepsy in Bangladesh. British
Medical Journal, 2007 Jun 9; 334 (7605): 1207.
Banu SH, Mahbub M, Azam AZMM, Rani S, Khan NZ. Non-convulsive Status
Epilepticus in Children,
Electro-Clinical Profile and Response to a Specific
Treatment Protocol. Bang J Child Health. 2009; 33
5. Selina H. Banu, Naila Z. Khan, Mahmuda Hossain, Saadia Ferdousi,
Stewart Boyd, Brian Neville.
Seizure outcome prediction to guide management
of children in countries with limited resources.
Dev Med Ch Neurol. 2012 Jun
11. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8749.2012.04325.x. [Epub ahead of print]
Mental Health Clinic (MH)
1. Naila Z. Khan, ShamimFerdous, Robiul
Islam, Afroza Sultana, Maureen Durkin, Helen Mc Conachie.
Behaviour problems in young children in
rural Bangladesh. J Trop Peds. 2009 Jun; 55(3):177-82. Epub
2008 Dec 9.
2. Islam F, Parveen M, Parvin R, Khan NZ et al. Child psychiatric
disorders presenting to a tertiary
multidisciplinary child development
service in Bangladesh. Bang J Ch Health. 2011; 35 (3): 84-89.
Multiple Disability Clinic (MDC)
H, Huq S, Munir S, Ferdous S, Zaman S, Khan NZ. A randomised controlled trial
of alternative modes of service provision to young children with cerebral
palsy in Bangladesh. J of Pediatrics
137(6):769-776, December 2000.