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Maternal, newborn, and child health

  1. Child neglect is a form of child maltreatment and it is a neglected area of research. As similar to other forms of maltreatment, neglect also results in negative health outcomes for children. Child neglect is ...

    Authors: Nadeeka Rathnayake, Shreenika De Silva Weliange and G. N. Duminda Guruge

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:48

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  2. Foetal reduction—removal of one or more foetuses to reduce the number of foetuses in multiple conceptions—is a procedure used for improving pregnancy outcomes following assisted reproductive technology (ART) t...

    Authors: Mei-Zen Huang, Yi-Chin Sun, Meei-Ling Gau, Shuby Puthussery and Chien-Huei Kao

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:47

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  3. Despite progress made to improve access to child health services, mothers’ consistent utilization of these services has been constrained by several factors. This study is aimed at assessing the inequalities in...

    Authors: Nigatu Regassa Geda, Cindy Xin Feng, Carol J. Henry, Rein Lepnurm, Bonnie Janzen and Susan J. Whiting

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:45

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  4. Malnutrition is a major public health problem. It contributes to the high death rate among children in developing countries despite the various advocacies of institutions such as WHO and FAO and many other org...

    Authors: Yrence Urielle Amoussou Lokossou, Ayuk Betrand Tambe, Colette Azandjèmè and Xikombiso Mbhenyane

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:33

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  5. Topical treatment with sunflower seed oil (SSO) or Aquaphor® reduced sepsis and neonatal mortality in hospitalized preterm infants <33 weeks’ gestational age in Bangladesh. We sought to determine whether the e...

    Authors: Gary L. Darmstadt, Naila Z. Khan, Summer Rosenstock, Humaira Muslima, Monowara Parveen, Wajeeha Mahmood, A. S. M. Nawshad Uddin Ahmed, M. A. K. Azad Chowdhury, Scott Zeger and Samir K. Saha

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:24

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  6. After the implementation of the universal two-child policy in China, the increase in parity has led to an increase in adverse pregnancy outcomes. The impact of one and two fetuses on the incidence of fetal mac...

    Authors: Li Luo, Huan Zeng, Mao Zeng, Xueqing Liu, Xianglong Xu, Lianlian Wang and Yong Zhao

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:19

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  7. The purpose of this study is to assess the prevalence and associated factors of physical and sexual intimate partner violence (IPV) among married women of reproductive age in a rural population in northeast Ba...

    Authors: Stephen Stake, Saifuddin Ahmed, Wietse Tol, Salahuddin Ahmed, Nazma Begum, Rasheda Khanam, Meagan Harrison and Abdullah H. Baqui

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2020 39:14

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  8. There is no agreed way to measure the effects of social accountability interventions. Studies to examine whether and how social accountability and collective action processes contribute to better health and he...

    Authors: Cicely Marston, Catherine R. McGowan, Victoria Boydell and Petrus Steyn

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2020 39:13

    Content type: Review article

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  9. Anaemia and malaria are the leading causes of sub-Saharan African childhood morbidity and mortality. This study aimed to explore the complex relationship between anaemia and malaria in young children across th...

    Authors: Danielle J. Roberts and Temesgen Zewotir

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2020 39:8

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  13. 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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  14. 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

    Content type: Study protocol

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  15. 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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