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  1. 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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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:16

  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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

  8. Content type: Research

    In 2014, USAID and University Research Co., LLC, initiated a new project under the broader Translating Research into Action portfolio of projects. This new project was entitled Systematic Documentation of Illness...

    Authors: Lynn M. Sibley, Yared Amare, Solomon Tesfaye Abebe, Mulusew Lijalem Belew, Kemeredin Shiffra and Danika Barry

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36(Suppl 1):50

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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. Content type: Research article

    Reducing malnutrition remains a major global challenge especially in low- and middle-income countries. Lack of knowledge on the motive of nutritional behaviour could ultimately cripple nutrition intervention o...

    Authors: Roselyter Monchari Riang’a, Anne Kisaka Nangulu and Jacqueline E.W. Broerse

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:53

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  16. Content type: Research article

    The consumption of multidrug resistant Salmonella isolates along with a raw meat dish is directly relevant to the global public health crisis of antimicrobial resistance. All countries around the globe are suffer...

    Authors: Wondimu Wabeto, Yishak Abraham and Antehun Alemayehu Anjulo

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:52

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Lay support has been associated with improved breastfeeding practices, but studies of programs that engage men in breastfeeding support have shown mixed results and most are from high-income countries. The pur...

    Authors: Jennifer M. Yourkavitch, Jeniece L. Alvey, Debra M. Prosnitz and James C. Thomas

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:43

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Many households in low- and middle-income countries face financial hardships due to payments for health care, while others are pushed into poverty. Risk pooling and prepayment mechanisms help to lessen the imp...

    Authors: Philip Ayizem Dalinjong, Paul Welaga, James Akazili, Anthony Kwarteng, Martin Bangha, Abraham Oduro, Osman Sankoh and Jane Goudge

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:42

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Involving communities in identifying and addressing determinants of their own health is effective in addressing complex problems, such as low birth weight (LBW). LBW is an important public health problem which...

    Authors: N. D. Galmangoda Guruge, M. Goonasekara, S. D. Dharmaratne and M. W. Gunathunga

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:41

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  20. Content type: Research article

    The prevalence of cholesterol gallstones is high in Western populations, while pigment gallstones are common in Asian populations. Dietary factors are suggested to be associated with gallstone risk, but their ...

    Authors: Yongsoon Park, Doyeon Kim, Ju Seon Lee, Yu Na Kim, Yoon Kyung Jeong, Kyeong Geun Lee and Dongho Choi

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:39

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Symptoms associated with lactose intolerance (LI) and diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-D) are almost the same. These disease entities are difficult to differentiate clinically. In practice, d...

    Authors: Lishou Xiong, Yilin Wang, Xiaorong Gong and Minhu Chen

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:38

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  22. Content type: Research article

    The prevalence of diabetes mellitus is rising worldwide. When diabetes is uncontrolled, it has dire consequences for health and well-being. However, the role of diet in the origin of diabetes complications is ...

    Authors: Abdel Hamid el Bilbeisi, Saeed Hosseini and Kurosh Djafarian

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:37

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  23. Content type: Research article

    There are a few studies evaluating the predictive value of Framingham risk score (FRS) for cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment in patients with metabolic syndrome in Iran. Because of the emerging high...

    Authors: Leila Jahangiry, Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi and Fatemeh Rezaei

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

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Hypertension is a public health problem and the main contributor to cardiovascular mortality and morbidity. Little is known about hypertension among the minority, diverse and socially disadvantaged 23–24 milli...

    Authors: Clement Kufe Nyuyki, George Ngufor, George Mbeh and Jean Claude Mbanya

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:35

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  25. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:34

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  26. Content type: Research article

    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...

    Authors: 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

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:33

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  27. Content type: Research article

    India is rapidly undergoing an epidemiological transition with a sudden change in the disease profile of its population. It is important to understand the changing nature of the burden of disease across the st...

    Authors: Kalosona Paul and Jayakant Singh

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:32

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  28. Content type: Short report

    Physical activity offers physical and psychosocial health benefits that are important during young adulthood and later in life. However, little is known about the physical activity of young adults in low- and ...

    Authors: Riaz Uddin, Asaduzzaman Khan and Nicola W Burton

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:31

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  29. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:30

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  30. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:29

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  31. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:28

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  32. Content type: Research article

    The prevalence of undernutrition is decreasing in many parts of the developing world, but challenges remain in many countries. The objective of this study was to determine factors influencing childhood nutriti...

    Authors: Daniel Hoffman, Thomas Cacciola, Pamela Barrios and James Simon

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:27

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  33. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:24

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  34. Content type: Research article

    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...

    Authors: Muntasirur Rahman, Gail Williams and Abdullah Al Mamun

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:23

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  35. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:22

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  36. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:21

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  37. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:20

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  38. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:19

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  39. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:18

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  40. Content type: Research article

    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.

    Authors: 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

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:17

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  41. Content type: Erratum

    Authors: 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

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:16

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

  42. Content type: Regular article

    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....

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

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:15

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  43. Content type: Erratum

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:14

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    The original article was published in Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:9

  44. Content type: Short report

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

    Authors: 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

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:12

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

  45. Content type: Research article

    Personal hypertension management is a cornerstone in the prevention of hypertension complications. In Eritrea, the increase in the national life expectancy rate has been accompanied by an increase in hypertens...

    Authors: Merhawi Teklezgi Gebrezgi, Mary Jo Trepka and Eyob Azaria Kidane

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:11

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  46. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:10

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