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Maternal, newborn, and child health

  1. Childhood malnutrition has been a longstanding crisis in Mumbai, India. Despite national IYCF (Infant Young Child Feeding) guidelines to promote best practices for infant/toddler feeding, nearly one-third of c...

    Authors: Priyanka Athavale, Kristin Hoeft, Rupal M. Dalal, Ameya P. Bondre, Piyasree Mukherjee and Karen Sokal-Gutierrez

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2020 39:7

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  2. Early years of life are period of maximal growth and development of human brain. Development of young child is influenced by biological endowment and health of child, nutritional status of child, relationships...

    Authors: Shimelash Bitew Workie, Tesfa Mekonen, Tefera Chane Mekonen and Wubalem Fekadu

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2020 39:6

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  3. The aim of this study was to assess dietary intakes and complementary feeding practices of children aged 6–24 months who are from Bangladeshi ancestry and living in Tower Hamlets, London, and determine the fea...

    Authors: Laura Jabri, Diana Margot Rosenthal, Lorna Benton and Monica Lakhanpaul

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2020 39:4

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  4. Correcting anemia during pregnancy often requires integrating food and non-food-based approaches. Nonetheless, little is known about specific dietary diversity (DD) cutoff values predicting risk of anemia duri...

    Authors: Taddese Alemu Zerfu, Kaleab Baye and Mieke Faber

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:44

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  5. World Health Organization revised the global guidelines for management of possible serious bacterial infection (PSBI) in young infants to recommend the use of simplified antibiotic therapy in settings where ac...

    Authors: Salahuddin Ahmed, Jennifer A. Applegate, Dipak K. Mitra, Jennifer A. Callaghan-Koru, Mahfuza Mousumi, Ahad Mahmud Khan, Taufique Joarder, Meagan Harrison, Sabbir Ahmed, Nazma Begum, Abdul Quaiyum, Joby George and Abdullah H. Baqui

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:41

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  6. About 20 million children suffer from severe acute malnutrition each year. The World Health Organization recommends the outpatient therapeutic program as a standard treatment protocol for the management of unc...

    Authors: Misgan Legesse Liben, Abel Gebre Wuneh, Reda Shamie and Kiros G/her

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:35

    Content type: Research article

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