Akhtar Hussain

Fakultet for sykepleie og helsevitenskap
Bodø, Samfunnet E148

I am aslo the President of International Diabetes Federation (An Unbrella organization including 240 Membar associations from 170 Countries or Terrotories. In Official relation with the WHO and the UN. Have the mail office in Brussels

Scientific Coordinator: €œGenomic and lifestyle predictors of foetal outcome relevant to diabetes and obesity and their relevance to prevention strategies in South Asian peoples (GIFTS). FP7-HEALTH-2011 with 11 land and 17 partner Institutions. Total Budget 5 Mil. Euro. ( 2011 €“ 2015)

Vice Coordinator: International network of Excellence for Prevention of Diabetes among Immigrants IMMIDIAB(genetic and lifestyle for Prevention andv Treatment of Diabetes). Project is financed by EU (FP 6-504839) with 6 european cvountries 3 asian Countries on 1 African Country. (2002-2004)

Coordinator: " Type 2 diabetes and lifestyle in ethnic minorities in Oslo, and in populations in Pakistan, Bangladesh and China (Lifediab)" Norwegian Research Council NRC (GLOBAL HELSE) for(2006-2010) with a budget of NOK 3,5 mill.

Coordinator: Norad's Programme for Master Studies, NOMA (2006-2015) Integrated Masters Programs (M.Phil.) in Public Health Research in Asia (Bangladesh- Nepal,Bhutan, India and Pakistan) with NOK 12 million.

Chair, Steering Committee: DIABETES CARE MANAGEMENT PROJECT: (DCMP) Empowerment of Primary Health Care Physicians through Early Detection and Monitoring of Diabetic Retinopathy and its Impact on Diabetes Care (2016 €“ 2019). Multi centre study (China, Korea, Bangladesh €“ Phase I, Tanzania and Brazil €“ Phase II. (NOK 50 million)

Have initiated collaboration for type 2 diabetes research with Oslo as coordinator with 21 academic partners of which 16 are from the European Academic Institutions and 4 from Asia and one from Africa.

Cardiovascular Risk, Obesity, and Sociodemographic Indicators in a Brazilian Population 2021, Frontiers in Public Health: Volum 9 s. 1-10;Do Vale Moreira, Nayla Cristina; Mdala, Ibrahimu; Hussain, Akhtar; Bhowmik, Bishwajit; Siddiquee, Tasnima; Fernandes, Virginia Oliveira
Vitamin D3 and B12 Supplementation in Pregnancy 2021, Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice: Volum 174;Bhowmik, Bishwajit; Siddiquee, Tasnima; Mdala, Ibrahimu; Nesa, Liya Q.; Shelly, Samsad J.; Hassan, Zahid
Current practices in diagnosis and management of gestational diabetes: A Bangladesh study. 2021, Journal of Diabetology: Volum 12 s. 79-85;Afsana, Faria; Bhowmik, Bishwajit; Siddiquee, Tasnima; Ahmed, Tareen; Pathan, Faruque; Ahmed, Tofail
Race/ethnicity and challenges for optimal insulin therapy 2021, Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice: Volum 175;Do Vale Moreira, Nayla Cristina; Ceriello, Antonio; Basit, Abdul; Balde, Naby; Mohan, V; Gupta, Ritesh
Diabetes and coronavirus disease (COVID-19). 2020, Journal of Diabetology: Volum 11 s. 52-56;Hussain, Akhtar; Unnikrishnan, R; Saboo, Banshi D.; Kesavadev, Jothydev; Deshpande, Neeta; Aravind, Sosale Ramachandra
Guide on Diabetes and COVID-19 for Healthcare Professionals in Bangladesh 2020, Journal of Diabetology: Volum 11;Bhowmik, Bishwajit; Ahmed, Tareen; Afsana, Faria; Qureshi, Nazmul Kabir; Siddiquee, Tasnima; Pathan, Faruque
Glycated hemoglobin in the diagnosis of diabetes mellitus in a Semi-Urban Brazilian population 2019, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH): Volum 16;Do Vale Moreira, Nayla Cristina; Montenegro, Renan Magalhaes; Meyer, Haakon E; Bhowmik, Bishwajit; Mdala, Ibrahimu; Siddiquee, Tasnima
Lower Insulin-Dose Adjusted A1c (IDAA1c) Is Associated With Less Complications in Individuals With Type 1 Diabetes Treated With Hematopoetic Stem-Cell Transplantation and Conventional Therapy 2019, Frontiers in Endocrinology: Volum 10;Penaforte-Saboia, Jaquellyne G; Couri, Carlos Eduardo Barra; Fernandes, Virginia Oliveira; Montenegro, Ana Paula Dias Rangel; Batista, Livia Aline De Araujo; Zajdenverg, Lenita
Chikungunya and diabetes, what do we know? 2018, Diabetology and Metabolic Syndrome: Volum 10;De Almeida Barreto, Francisca Kalline; Montenegro, Renan Magalhaes; Fernandes, Virginia Oliveira; Oliveira, Rhaquel; De Araujo Batista, Livia Aline; Hussain, Akhtar
Prevalence of obesity in a rural Asian Indian (Bangladeshi) population and its determinants 2015, BMC Public Health: Volum 15:860;Siddiquee, Tasnima; Bhowmik, Bishwajit; Do Vale Moreira, Nayla Cristina; Mujumder, Anindita; Mahtab, Hajera; Khan, A.K. Azad
Obesity phenotypes in urban and rural Cameroonians: A cross-sectional study 2015, Diabetology and Metabolic Syndrome: Volum 7;Mbanya, Vivian N.; Echouffo-Tcheugui, Justin Basile; Akhtar, Hussain; Mbanya, Jean-Claude; Kengne, André Pascal
HbA1c as a diagnostic tool for diabetes and pre-diabetes: the Bangladesh experience 2013, Diabetic Medicine: Volum 30 s. E70-E77;Bhowmik, Bishwajit; Diep, Lien My; Munir, Sanjida Binte; Rahman, M.; Wright, E.; Mahmood, Sharif
Anthropometric indicators of obesity for identifying cardiometabolic risk factors in a rural Bangladeshi population 2013, Journal of Diabetes Investigation: Volum 4 s. 361-368;Bhowmik, Bishwajit; Munir, Sanjida Binte; Diep, Lien My; Siddiquee, Tasnima; Habib, Samira Humaira; Samad, Mohammad A.
Risk assessment of Pakistani individuals for diabetes (RAPID) 2012, Primary Care Diabetes: Volum 6 s. 297-302;Riaz, Mussarat; Basit, Abdul; Hydrie, Muhammed Zafar; Shaheen, Fariha; Hussain, Akhtar; Hakeem, Rubina
Detecting Insulin Resistance in Pakistani Subjects by Fasting Blood Samples 2012, The Open Diabetes Journal: Volum 5 s. 20-24;Hydrie, Muhammed Zafar; Basit, Abdul; Fawwad, Asher; Ahmedani, Muhammad Yakoob; Shera, Samad A.; Hussain, Akhtar
Incidence of diabetic retinopathy in Bangladesh: A 15-year follow-up study 2012, Journal of Diabetes: Volum 4 s. 386-391;Ahmed, Kazi Rumana; Karim, Nazmul; Bhowmik, Bishwajit; Habib, Samira Humaira ; Bukht, Sadaat; Ali, Liaquat
Brief measure of posttraumatic stress reactions: Impact of Event Scale-6 2010, Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology: Volum 45 s. 405-412;Thoresen, Siri; Tambs, Kristian; Hussain, Ajmal; Heir, Trond; Johansen, Venke; Bisson, Jonathan I
Depression and Diabetes in High-Risk Urban Population of Pakistan 2010, The Open Diabetes Journal: Volum 3;Faisal, Fareeha; Asghar, Shaheen; Hydrie, Muhammed Zafar; Fawwad, Asher; Basit, Abdul; Shera, Samad A.
The prevalence, incidence and risk factors of herpes simplex virus type 2 infection among pregnant Zimbabwean women followed up nine months after childbirth 2010, BMC Women's Health: Volum 10;Munjoma, Marshall Wesley; Kurewa, Nyaradzai Edith; Mapingure, Munyaradzi Paul; Mashavave, Grace; Chirenje, Mike; Rusakaniko, Simbarashe
Type 2 diabetes and obesity: a review 2010, Journal of Diabetology: Volum 2 s. 1-7;Hussain, Akhtar; Hydrie, Muhammed Zafar; Claussen, Bjørgulf; Asghar, Shaheen
In Bangladesh, Overweight Individuals Have Fewer Symptoms of Depression Than Nonoverweight Individuals 2009, Obesity:;Asghar, Shaheen; Magnusson, Andres; Khan, Azad; Ali, Keramat; Hussain, Akhtar
Prevalence of sexually transmitted infections among pregnant women with known HIV status in northern Tanzania 2009, Reproductive Health: Volum 6;Msuya, Sia Emmanueli; Uriyo, Jacqueline Gilbert; Hussain, Akhtar; Mbizvo, Elizabeth Mukuze; Jeansson, Stig ; Sam, Noel
Low male partner participation in antenatal HIV counselling and testing in northern Tanzania: implications for preventive programs 2008, AIDS Care: Volum 20 s. 700-709;Msuya, Sia Emmanueli; Mbizvo, Elizabeth Mukuze; Hussain, Akhtar; Uriyo, Jacqueline; Sam, NE; Stray-Pedersen, Babill
Decline in HIV prevalence among women of childbearing age in Moshi urban, Tanzania 2007, International Journal of STD and AIDS: Volum 18 s. 680-687;Msuya, Sia Emmanueli; Mbizvo, Elizabeth Mukuze; Stray-Pedersen, Babill; Uriyo, Jacqueline; Sam, NE; Rusakaniko, S
Prevention of type 2 diabetes: A review 2007, Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice: Volum 76;Hussain, Akhtar; Claussen, Bjørgulf; Ramachandran, A; Williams, R.W.
Rising prevalence of type 2 diabetes in rural Bangladesh: A population based study 2007, Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice: Volum 77;Rahim, Abdur Muhammed; Hussain, Akhtar; Khan, Azad; Sayeed, Abu M.; Keramat, Ali; Vaaler, S
Food insuffiency in rural Kilimanjaro,Tanzania 2007, East African Medical Journal: Volum 84 s. 163-171;Leyna, GH; Mnyika, KS; Mmbaga, EJ; Hussain, A; Klouman, Elise; Holm-Hansen, Carol
Predictors of failure to return for HIV test results among pregnant women in Moshi, Tanzania 2006, Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes: Volum 43 s. 85-90;Msuya, Sia Emmanueli; Mbizvo, Elizabeth Mukuze; Uriyo, Jacqueline; Stray-Pedersen, Babill; Sam, NE; Hussain, Akhtar
Psychosocial factors and distress: a comparison between ethnic Norwegians and ethnic Pakistanis in Oslo, Norway 2006, BMC Public Health: Volum 6;Syed, Hammad Raza; Dalgard, Odd Steffen; Dalen, Ingvild; Claussen, Bjørgulf; Hussain, Akthar; Selmer, Randi Marie
Inequalities in health: a comparative study between ethnic Norwegians and Pakistanis in Oslo, Norway 2006, International Journal for Equity in Health: Volum 1475 s. 5-7;Syed, Hammad Raza Zaidi; Dalgard, Odd Steffen; Hussain, Akhtar; Dalen, Ingvild; Claussen, Bjorgulf; Ahlberg, Nora Louise
Seroprevalence and Correlates of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Among Urban Tanzanian Women 2003, Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Volum 30 s. 588-592;Msuya, Sia E.; Mbizvo, E. M.; Hussain, Akhtar; Noel, S; Jeansson, Stig Leo; Stray-Pedersen, Babill
Determminants of reproductive tract infections among asymptomatic women in Harare 2001, Central African Journal of Medicine: Volum 47 s. 57-64;Mbizvo, E. M.; Msuya, Sia E.; Stray-Pedersen, Babill; Sundby, Johanne; Chirenje, Z. M.; Hussain, Akhtar
Determinants of reproductive tract infections among asymptomatic women in Harare, Zimbabwe 2001, Central African Journal of Medicine: Volum 47 s. 57-64;Mbizvo, E. M.; Msuya, Sia E.; Stray-Pedersen, Babill; Sundby, Johanne; Chirenje, Z. M.; Hussain, Akhtar
Smoking and colorectal adenomas: a case - control study 2000, European Journal of Cancer Prevention: Volum 9 s. 193-203;Almendingen, Kari; Hofstad, Bjørn; Trygg, Kerstin Ulla; Hoff, Geir; Hussain, Akhtar; Vatn, Morten H
Does the Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (PEDI) norms fit in the Norwegian culture? 2006,;Berg, Marie; Aamodt, Geir; Stanghelle, Johan K; Krumlinde-sundholm, Lena; Hussain, Akhtar
Passer de amerikanske normative data i pediatric evaluation of disability inventory (PEDI) for norske barn? 2006,;Berg, Marie; Aamodt, Geir; Stanghelle, Johan K; Krumlinde-sundholm, Lena; Hussain, Akhtar
Vitenskapelig foredrag. m/Abstract 2006,;Kisanga, B; Fimbo, J; Mrema, V; Mtui, M*; Mgaya, A; Msuya, Sia Emmanueli
Decline in HIV prevalence among women in childbearing age in Moshi, Tanzania 2006,;Msuya, Sia Emmanueli; Mbizvo, Elizabeth Mukuze; Hussain, Akhtar; Uriyo, Jacqueline; Sam, NE; Stray-Pedersen, Babill
Incidence of HIV and herpes among women followed for one year after birth in a Zimbabwean cohort 2006,;Munjoma, M.; Nyaradzai, EK; Hussain, Akhtar; Chirenje, ZM; Rusakaniko, S; Stray-Pedersen, Babill
Challenges of follow up of HIV negative and positive mother-infant pairs in an African setting 2006,;Nyaradzai, EK; Chirenje, ZM; Hussain, Akhtar; Munjoma, M.; Rusakaniko, S; Stray-Pedersen, Babill
HIV, Syphilis and HSV-2 among couples in Moshi urban, Tanzania: prevalence and discordance. w/abstract 2006,;Msuya, Sia Emmanueli; Uriyo, Jacqueline; Tashim, T; Sam, NE; Hussain, Akhtar; Stray-Pedersen, Babill