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Maternal, newborn, and child health

  1. Obesity in children has become one of the key concerns of the World Health Organization, and the incidence of related non-communicable diseases is also rising. This study evaluates the effect of family sports ...

    Authors: Lihong Yang, Chao Liang, Yaona Yu, Qian Xiao, Maomao Xi and Lixu Tang
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:40
  2. Worldwide studies have shown that three-fourths of the total deaths during the neonatal period occur in the first week of the postnatal period. However, most of these deaths can be prevented with care during p...

    Authors: Tesfalidet Beyene, Alemu Sufa Melka and Birhanu Yadecha
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:38
  3. Anaemia in pregnancy is the leading cause of maternal morbidity and mortality and poor birth outcomes in low- and middle-income countries. The most common cause of anaemia during pregnancy is acute blood loss ...

    Authors: Asmamaw Demis Bizuneh and Getnet Gedefaw Azeze
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:32
  4. From 2012 to 2015, a health promotion intervention (under a project called HADP) aiming to improve children’s well-being was implemented in Horowpathana, Sri Lanka. The donor organization reports positive resu...

    Authors: Najith Duminda Galmangoda Guruge, Adam Arhelger and Kalpani Abhayasinghe
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:20
  5. Community characteristics are a significant social determinant of child health. Little is known about the effects of social heterogeneity as a specific factor that might impact health. This paper aims to fill ...

    Authors: Bailey Richards, Krishna Rao and David Bishai
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:19
  6. Balanced nutrition is crucial for adolescent’s proper physical and mental development. Dietary habits change significantly with a child’s development. Along with increasing age and the shift towards adolescenc...

    Authors: Alicja Basiak-Rasała, Sara Górna, Joanna Krajewska, Mateusz Kolator, Katarzyna Pazdro-Zastawny, Aleksander Basiak and Tomasz Zatoński
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:17
  7. The purpose of the project was to improve newborn health in neonatal care units in a low resource area with high neonatal mortality, predominantly by better nutrition and educational exchange of health care wo...

    Authors: Kirsti Haaland and Sadasivam Sitaraman
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:16

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:27

  8. Adolescent mothers (Girls aged 15–19) constitute 8% of annual global births, but account for 10% of annual maternal deaths. WHO recommended 4–8 Antenatal Care (ANC) visits, in addition to quality care and faci...

    Authors: Aminur Rahman, Tahmina Begum, Anne Austin, Md. Hasan, Nurul Alam, Iqbal Anwar and Surasak Taneepanichskul
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:12
  9. Despite significant economic growth and development, undernutrition among children remains a major public health challenge for low- and middle-income countries in the twenty-first century. In Millennium Develo...

    Authors: Ranjan Kumar Prusty, Mohan Bairwa, Fahmina Anwar, Vijay Kumar Mishra, Kamalesh Kumar Patel and Daya Krishan Mangal
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:1
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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