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  1. Content type: Research article

    Emergence of atypical enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (EPEC) and hybrid E. coli (harboring genes of more than one DEC pathotypes) strains have complicated the issue of growing antibiotic resistance in diarrhoea...

    Authors: Mailan Natarajan, Deepika Kumar, Jharna Mandal, Niranjan Biswal and Selvaraj Stephen

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:17

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  2. Content type: Research article

    This paper aims to examine the health care contexts shaping perinatal survival in remote mountain villages of Nepal. Health care is provided through health services to a primary health care level—comprising di...

    Authors: Mohan Paudel, Sara Javanparast, Lareen Newman and Gouranga Dasvarma

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:16

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Financial burden on tuberculosis (TB) patients results in delayed treatment and poor compliance. We assessed pre- and post-diagnosis costs to TB patients.

    Authors: Abyot Asres, Degu Jerene and Wakgari Deressa

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:15

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  4. Content type: Short report

    Typhoid fever is a vaccine-preventable bacterial disease that causes significant morbidity and mortality throughout Africa. This paper describes an upsurge of typhoid fever cases in Moyale Sub-County (MSC), Ke...

    Authors: Dahabo Adi Galgallo, Zeinab Gura Roka, Waqo G. Boru, Khalumi Abill and James Ransom

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:14

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Since the adoption of United Nations’ Sustainable Goal 4.2 to ensure that all children have access to quality early child development (ECD) so that they are ready for primary education, the demand for valid EC...

    Authors: Elizabeth L. Prado, John Phuka, Eugenia Ocansey, Kenneth Maleta, Per Ashorn, Ulla Ashorn, Seth Adu-Afarwuah, Brietta M. Oaks, Anna Lartey and Kathryn G. Dewey

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:13

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Despite the widespread use of antenatal care (ANC), its effectiveness in low-resource settings remains unclear. In this study, self-reported health-related quality of life (HRQoL) was used as an alternative to...

    Authors: Regis Hitimana, Lars Lindholm, Gunilla Krantz, Manasse Nzayirambaho, Jeanine Condo, Jean Paul Semasaka Sengoma and Anni-Maria Pulkki-Brännström

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:12

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Reducing maternal mortality and improving maternal health care through increased utilization of postnatal care utilization is a global and local priority. However studies that have been carried out in Ethiopia...

    Authors: Banchalem Nega Angore, Efrata Girma Tufa and Fithamlak Solomon Bisetegen

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:10

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  8. Content type: Review article

    Recommended immediate newborn care practices include thermal care (immediate drying and wrapping, skin-to-skin contact after delivery, delayed bathing), hygienic cord care and early initiation of breastfeeding...

    Authors: Margaret Bee, Anushree Shiroor and Zelee Hill

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:9

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  9. Content type: Commentary

    With its immense population and as the largest developing country in the world, China has made remarkable achievements in health promotion at a relatively low cost. However, China is still faced with challenge...

    Authors: Xiaodong Tan, Qian Wu and Haiyan Shao

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:8

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  10. Content type: Short report

    A longer life brings opportunities for older adults and their families as well as for their communities. Commercial businesses can be successful in innovating on these opportunities and achieving business expa...

    Authors: Mary Beth Arensberg

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:7

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Infections cause about one fifth of the estimated 2.7 million annual neonatal deaths worldwide. Population-based data on burden and risk factors of neonatal infections are lacking in developing countries, whic...

    Authors: Dipak K. Mitra, Luke C. Mullany, Meagan Harrison, Ishtiaq Mannan, Rashed Shah, Nazma Begum, Mamun Ibne Moin, Shams El Arifeen and Abdullah H. Baqui

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:6

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Intestinal protozoa are parasites transmitted by consumption of contaminated water and food and mainly affect children and elder people and cause considerable health problems. They are the leading causes of ou...

    Authors: Birhane Berhe, Gessessew Bugssa, Sena Bayisa and Megbaru Alemu

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:5

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Colostrum is the first liquid that is produced in the first few days after delivery. It is the perfect first food for newborns which is considered as an infant’s first immunization. Despite of this fact colost...

    Authors: Nigus Bililign Yimer and Misgan Legesse Liben

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:4

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  14. Content type: Research article

    The prevalence of obesity is on the increase in Ghana, and the intake of sugar-sweetened beverages may be a determinant. The aim of this study is to use quantitative and qualitative data to investigate water i...

    Authors: Phidelia Theresa Doegah and Acheampong Yaw Amoateng

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:3

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  15. Content type: Research article

    India is committed to improving maternal and newborn health in order to achieve the targets for India’s Millennium Development Goal 4. Considering their role as a link between community and health systems, fro...

    Authors: Tanica Lyngdoh, Sutapa B. Neogi, Danish Ahmad, Srinivasan Soundararajan and Dileep Mavalankar

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:2

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Non-adherence to tuberculosis (TB) treatment is an important barrier for TB prevention and control. Poor adherence may result in prolonged disease infectiousness, drug resistance, relapse and death. The aim of...

    Authors: Frezghi Hidray Gebreweld, Meron Mehari Kifle, Fitusm Eyob Gebremicheal, Leban Lebahati Simel, Meron Mebrahtu Gezae, Shewit Sibhatu Ghebreyesus, Yordanos Tesfamariam Mengsteab and Nebiat Ghirmay Wahd

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:1

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Central obesity (CO) confers a significant threat on the cardio-metabolic health of individuals, independently of overall obesity. Disparities in the measures of fat distribution lead to misclassification of i...

    Authors: Eyitayo Omolara Owolabi, Daniel Ter Goon and Oladele Vincent Adeniyi

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:54

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  18. Content type: Method

    Although maternal and newborn mortality have decreased 44 and 46% respectively between 1990 and 2015, achievement of ambitious Sustainable Development Goal targets requires accelerated progress. Mortality redu...

    Authors: Allisyn C. Moran, Danielle Charlet, Supriya Madhavan, Kumudha Aruldas, Marie Donaldson, Fatuma Manzi, Monica Okuga, Alfonso Rosales, Vandana Sharma, Michael Celone, Neal Brandes and James M. Sherry

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36(Suppl 1):51

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 36 Supplement 1

  19. Content type: Research

    Indonesia’s progress on reducing maternal and newborn mortality rates has slowed in recent years, predominantly in rural areas. To reduce maternal and newborn mortality, access to quality and skilled care, par...

    Authors: Alfonso Rosales, Sigit Sulistyo, Oktarinda Miko, Lila K. Hairani, Meita Ilyana, Joanne Thomas, Emily Hirata, Rhonda Holloway, Michael Bantung, Kristina Pabate, Candra Wijaya and Dennis Cherian

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36(Suppl 1):44

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 36 Supplement 1

  20. Content type: Research

    Maternal mortality and newborn mortality continue to be major challenges in Nigeria, with the highest levels in the northern part of the country. The objective of this study was to explore the process and sequ...

    Authors: Vandana Sharma, Jessica Leight, Fatima AbdulAziz, Nadège Giroux and Martina Bjorkman Nyqvist

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36(Suppl 1):46

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 36 Supplement 1

  21. Content type: Research

    India has made large strides in reducing maternal mortality ratio and neonatal mortality rate, yet care-seeking behavior for appropriate care is still a challenge. We conducted a qualitative study to understan...

    Authors: Kumudha Aruldas, Aastha Kant and P. S. Mohanan

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36(Suppl 1):49

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 36 Supplement 1

  22. Content type: Research

    Identification of maternal and newborn illness and the decision-making and subsequent care-seeking patterns are poorly understood in Nepal. We aimed to characterize the process and factors influencing recognit...

    Authors: Tsering P. Lama, Subarna K. Khatry, Joanne Katz, Steven C. LeClerq and Luke C. Mullany

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36(Suppl 1):45

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 36 Supplement 1

  23. Content type: Research

    To enhance understanding of the roles of community-based initiatives in poor rural societies, we describe and explore illness recognition, decision-making, and appropriate care-seeking for mothers and newborn ...

    Authors: Monica Okuga, Peter Waiswa, Rogers Mandu, Juddy Wachira, Claudia Hanson and Fatuma Manzi

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36(Suppl 1):47

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 36 Supplement 1

  24. Content type: Synthesis

    There is a lack of systematic information documenting recognition of potentially life-threatening complications and decisions to seek care, as well as reaching care and the specific steps in that process. In r...

    Authors: Danielle Charlet, Allisyn C. Moran and Supriya Madhavan

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36(Suppl 1):48

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 36 Supplement 1

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