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  1. Research article

    Effective delivery of social and behavior change communication through a Care Group model in a supplementary feeding program

    In 2014, an intervention aimed at increasing the oil in corn soy blend (CSB) porridge prepared by caregivers of children with moderate acute malnutrition was implemented in Southern Malawi. This analysis descr...

    Lauren Wilner, Devika J. Suri, Breanne K. Langlois, Shelley Marcus Walton and Beatrice Lorge Rogers

    Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:34

    Published on: 12 September 2017

  2. Research article

    Out-of-pocket expenditure for seeking health care for sick children younger than 5 years of age in Bangladesh: findings from cross-sectional surveys, 2009 and 2012

    Bangladesh has committed to universal health coverage, and options to decrease household out-of-pocket expenditure (OPE) are being explored. Understanding the determinants of OPE is an essential step. This stu...

    Tazeen Tahsina, Nazia Binte Ali, D.M. Emdadul Hoque, Tanvir M. Huda, Shumona Sharmin Salam, Mohammad Mehedi Hasan, Md Altaf Hossain, Ziaul Matin, Lianne Kuppen, Sarah P. Garnett and Shams El Arifeen

    Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:33

    Published on: 11 September 2017

  3. Research article

    Association of antenatal care and place of delivery with newborn care practices: evidence from a cross-sectional survey in rural Uttar Pradesh, India

    Appropriate immediate newborn care is vital for neonatal survival. Antenatal period is a crucial time to impart knowledge and awareness to mothers regarding newborn care, either during facility visits or durin...

    Niveditha Devasenapathy, Sutapa B. Neogi, Srinivasan Soundararajan, Danish Ahmad, Avishek Hazra, Jaleel Ahmad, Neelakshi Mann and Dileep Mavalankar

    Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:30

    Published on: 21 June 2017

  4. Research article

    Community dialogues for child health: results from a qualitative process evaluation in three countries

    Across the developing world, countries are increasingly adopting the integrated community case management of childhood illnesses (iCCM) strategy in efforts to reduce child mortality. This intervention’s effect...

    Sandrine Martin, Jordana Leitão, Denis Muhangi, Anthony Nuwa, Dieterio Magul and Helen Counihan

    Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:29

    Published on: 5 June 2017

  5. Research article

    A case–control study on egg consumption and risk of stroke among Iranian population

    Most available data that linked intake of egg to risk of stroke came from western countries, with conflicting findings. We aimed to examine the association between egg consumption and risk of stroke among Iran...

    Roohallah Fallah-Moshkani, Mohammad Saadatnia, Forough Shakeri, Ammar Hassanzadeh Keshteli, Parvane Saneei, Bagher Larijani and Ahmad Esmaillzadeh

    Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:28

    Published on: 5 June 2017

  6. Research article

    Nutritional status of preschool children attending kindergartens in Kosovo

    There is very limited data on malnutrition of preschool children in Kosovo. The main objective of the study is to provide a nutritional status profile of preschool children attending kindergartens in Kosovo.

    Agim Rysha, Tahire M. Gjergji and Angelika Ploeger

    Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:26

    Published on: 2 June 2017

  7. Research article

    Gender differences in hypertension awareness, antihypertensive use and blood pressure control in Bangladeshi adults: findings from a national cross-sectional survey

    Bangladesh is facing an epidemiological transition with a growing burden of non-communicable diseases. Traditionally, hypertension and associated complications in women receive less recognition, and there is a...

    Muntasirur Rahman, Gail Williams and Abdullah Al Mamun

    Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:23

    Published on: 25 May 2017

  8. Research article

    Lifestyle factors and co-morbidities associated with obesity and overweight in Nkonkobe Municipality of the Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Obesity is a global epidemic that affects 500 million people worldwide and is predicted to increase to one billion people by 2030. The prevalence of obesity is increasing across populations in South Africa. Ho...

    Wilfred Otang-Mbeng, Gloria Aderonke Otunola and Anthony Jide Afolayan

    Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:22

    Published on: 25 May 2017

  9. Research article

    Obesity indices predict hypertension among indigenous adults in Krau Wildlife Reserve, Peninsular Malaysia

    The disease burden of indigenous peoples has been augmented by the rising prevalence of obesity and hypertension in this population. This study assessed the ability of obesity indices to predict hypertension a...

    Ee Yin Chua, Mohd Shariff Zalilah, Karppaya Haemamalar, Sulaiman Norhasmah and Appannah Geeta

    Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:24

    Published on: 25 May 2017

  10. Research article

    Partnering with women collectives for delivering essential women’s nutrition interventions in tribal areas of eastern India: a scoping study

    We examined the feasibility of engaging women collectives in delivering a package of women’s nutrition messages/services as a funded stakeholder in three tribal-dominated districts of Odisha, Jharkhand and Chh...

    Vani Sethi, Arti Bhanot, Surbhi Bhalla, Sourav Bhattacharjee, Abner Daniel, Deepika Mehrish Sharma, Rajkumar Gope and Saba Mebrahtu

    Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:20

    Published on: 22 May 2017

  11. Research article

    High prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in Peruvian adolescents living in a peri-urban shantytown: a cross-sectional study

    Adults of the peri-urban Peruvian shantytown of Lomas de Zapallal have a high prevalence of risk factors for developing cardiovascular disease (CVD)—likely due to behavioral choices established during childhoo...

    Elizabeth S. Abbs, José Viñoles, Jorge O. Alarcón, Heather M. Johnson and Joseph R. Zunt

    Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:19

    Published on: 22 May 2017

  12. Research article

    Seasonal variations of vitamin D and its relation to lipid profile in Iranian children and adults

    Vitamin D has a multitude of functional properties and acts like a hormone in the body. Its effect on the lipid profile is one of the proposed mechanisms for its relationship with many disorders during its def...

    Sakineh Nouri Saeidlou, Davoud Vahabzadeh, Fariba Babaei and Zakaria Vahabzadeh

    Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:21

    Published on: 22 May 2017

  13. Research article

    Malnutrition and poor oral health status are major risks among primary school children at Lasbela, Balochistan, Pakistan

    This survey was focusing on health and oral hygiene status of primary school children at Lasbela district considering the comparatively less developed and socio demographically deprived part of the Country.

    Muhammad Ayaz Mustufa, Abdul Karim Jamali, Ifra Sameen, Fateh Muhammad Burfat, Mir Yousaf Baloch, Abdul Hameed Baloch, Ghulam Rasool Baloch, Shazia Kulsoom Lashari, Sobiya Mohiuddin Ayaz and Muhammad Younus Baloch

    Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:17

    Published on: 19 May 2017

  14. Research article

    Meal frequency and dietary diversity feeding practices among children 6–23 months of age in Wolaita Sodo town, Southern Ethiopia

    Child feeding practices are multidimensional, and they change rapidly within short age intervals. Suboptimal complementary feeding practices contribute to a rapid increase in the prevalence of undernutrition i...

    Tefera Chane Mekonnen, Shimelash Bitew Workie, Tesfa Mekonen Yimer and Wubalem Fekadu Mersha

    Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:18

    Published on: 19 May 2017

  15. Erratum

    Erratum to: Investigation of the association between the TCF7L2 rs7903146 (C/T) gene polymorphism and obesity in a Cameroonian population: a pilot study

    Aurelie Nguimmo-Metsadjio, Barbara Atogho-Tiedeu, Jean Jacques Noubiap, Marie-Solange Evehe, Rosine Djokam-Dadjeu, Olivier Sontsa Donfack, Dieudonne Nanfa, Edith Pascale M. Mato, Elvis Ndonwi Ngwa, Magellan Guewo-Fokeng, Priscille Pokam-Fosso, Wilfred F. Mbacham, Jean Claude Mbanya and Eugene Sobngwi

    Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:16

    Published on: 16 May 2017

    The original article was published in Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:12

  16. Regular article

    Intestinal parasitic infections and its association with undernutrition and CD4 T cell levels among HIV/AIDS patients on HAART in Butajira, Ethiopia

    Intestinal parasitic infections and HIV/AIDS have been the major public health problems and remain a vital cause of morbidity and mortality in developing countries. Both problems are linked in a vicious cycle....

    Dereje Gedle, Gemechu Kumera, Tewodros Eshete, Kasahun Ketema, Haweni Adugna and Fetuma Feyera

    Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:15

    Published on: 15 May 2017

  17. Short report

    Investigation of the association between the TCF7L2 rs7903146 (C/T) gene polymorphism and obesity in a Cameroonian population: a pilot study

    This study aimed at investigating the association between the rs7903146 (C/T) polymorphism of the TCF7L2 gene with obesity in a Cameroonian population.

    Aurelie Nguimmo-Metsadjio, Barbara Atogho-Tiedeu, Jean Jacques Noubiap, Marie-Solange Evehe, Rosine Djokam-Dadjeu, Olivier Sontsa Donfack, Dieudonne Nanfa, Edith Pascale M. Mato, Elvis Ndonwi Ngwa, Magellan Guewo-Fokeng, Priscille Pokam-Fosso, Wilfred F. Mbacham, Jean Claude Mbanya and Eugene Sobngwi

    Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:12

    Published on: 18 April 2017

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:16

  18. Research article

    Development and validation of an Arabic questionnaire to assess psychosocial determinants of eating behavior among adolescents: a cross-sectional study

    There is a scarcity of studies that evaluate the psychosocial determinants of eating behavior among adolescents in the Eastern Mediterranean region. The availability of such data is limited by the lack of vali...

    Leila Itani, Hanadi Chatila, Hani Dimassi and Fikrat El Sahn

    Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:10

    Published on: 7 April 2017

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