We conduct research in collaboration with international experts & institutes to help learn more about breast cancer and how to better treat Bangladeshi women. Some major researches are-

  • High resolution ultrasound scanning for staging and diagnosis
  • Genetic changes in large breast cancers
  • Community health workers home visits for cell phone based breast cancer checkup program
  • Monitoring of seriously ill patients by cell phone reporting from home


Major Publication list of Amader Gram-

1. Story, H.L., Love, R.R., Salim, R., Roberto, A., Krieger, J.L. and Ginsburg, O.M.: Improving Outcomes from Breast Cancer in a Low-Income Country: Lessons from Bangladesh. International Journal of Breast Cancer Volume 2012, Article ID 423562.

2. Md Haque, Ferdaus Kawsar, Md Adibuzzaman, Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed, Md Uddin, Richard Love, Ragib Hasan, Rumana Dowla, Tahmina Ferdousy and Reza Salim, “ e-ESAS: Evolution of a Participatory Design based Solution for Breast Cancer (BC) Patients in Rural Bangladesh”, Springer Personal and Ubiquitous Computing Journal. (Behaviour and Health 2014). (Impact Factor 1.6)

3. Munirul M Haque, Md. Adibuzzaman, Md Miftah Uddin, Ferdaus Kawsar, Sheikh I. Ahamed, Richard Love, Rumana Dowla, Tahmina Ferdousy, and Reza Selim, “Findings of Mobile based Palliative Care System: Towards a Generic Framework for Measuring QoL,” In Proceedings of Pervasive Health 2014, Germany. (Acceptance rate 26%) (Nominated for Best Paper Award)

4. Javaid Iqbal, Tahmina Ferdousy, Rahela Dipi, Reza Salim, Wei Wu, Steven A. Narod, Joanne Kotsopoulos, Mohammad G. Mostafa and Ophira Ginsburg, ‘Risk Factors for Premenopausal Breast Cancer in Bangladesh’, International Journal of Breast Cancer- Volume 2015, Article ID 612042, 7 pages.

5. Richard R. Love and Reza Salim, “Public Health Oncology in Practice: The Amader Gram Rampal Projrct in rural Bangladesh”, Journal of Cancer Policy volume 4, pages 15-20.

6. Haque, M.M., Kawsar, F., Adibuzzaman, M., Salim, R., et al “Findings of e-ESAS: A Mobile Based Symptom Monitoring System for Breast Cancer Patients in Rural Bangladesh, Proceedings of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)’s Special Interest Group on Computer–Human Interaction (SIGCHI) Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), pp. 899-908, May 5–10, 2012, Austin, Texas, USA.