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  1. Early initiation of breastfeeding after birth is a key behavioral health factor known to decrease neonatal mortality risks. Yet, few demographic studies examined how a community-based intervention impacts post...

    Authors: Naoko Horii, Oumarou Habi, Alio Dangana, Abdou Maina, Souleymane Alzouma and Yves Charbit

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:12

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Among the studies published after the year 2000 which focused on nutrition at preschool, only three aimed to assess children’s intake of energy and selected nutrients at preschool. The purpose of this study wa...

    Authors: Sylwia Merkiel and Wojciech Chalcarz

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:11

    Content type: Research article

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  3. In spite of the increasing efforts to gather spatial data in developing countries, the use of maps is mostly for visualization of health indicators rather than informed decision-making. Various spatial tools c...

    Authors: Dohyeong Kim, Malabika Sarker and Priyanka Vyas

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:8

    Content type: Short report

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  4. Although it is known that lifestyle behaviors of pregnant women are closely related to maternal and fetal health, number of data concerning efficacy of intervention on lifestyle during pregnancy is limited. Th...

    Authors: Özlem Aşcı and Gülay Rathfisch

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:7

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Quality instillation has its own challenges, facilitators and barriers in various settings. This paper focuses on exploration of quality components related to practices, health system challenges and quality en...

    Authors: Shilpa Karvande, Devendra Sonawane, Sandeep Chavan and Nerges Mistry

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:6

    Content type: Research article

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  6. The essential amino acid tryptophan cannot be synthesised in the body and must be acquired through dietary intake. Oxidation of tryptophan, due to immune induction of the enzyme indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (ID...

    Authors: Priyesh Bipath, Peter F. Levay and Margaretha Viljoen

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:5

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Public health is at risk due to chemical contaminants in drinking water which may have immediate health consequences. Drinking water sources are susceptible to pollutants depending on geological conditions and...

    Authors: Tahera Akter, Fatema Tuz Jhohura, Fahmida Akter, Tridib Roy Chowdhury, Sabuj Kanti Mistry, Digbijoy Dey, Milan Kanti Barua, Md Akramul Islam and Mahfuzar Rahman

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:4

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Cholera has afflicted the Indian sub-continent for centuries, predominantly in West Bengal and modern-day Bangladesh. This preliminary study aims to understand the current level of knowledge of cholera in fema...

    Authors: Charlotte C. Tamason, Suhella M. Tulsiani, A. K. Siddique, Bilqis A. Hoque and Peter K. Mackie Jensen

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:3

    Content type: Short report

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  9. The Chiranjeevi Yojana (CY) is a large public-private partnership program in Gujarat, India, under which the state pays private sector obstetricians to provide childbirth services to poor and tribal women. The...

    Authors: Kristi Sidney, Veena Iyer, Kranti Vora, Dileep Mavalankar and Ayesha De Costa

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:2

    Content type: Research article

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  10. In Mexico, despite that the fact that several social programs have been implemented, chronic undernutrition is still a public health problem affecting 1.5 million children of <5 years. Chiapas ranks first in u...

    Authors: Esmeralda García-Parra, Héctor Ochoa-Díaz-López, Rosario García-Miranda, Laura Moreno-Altamirano, Roberto Solís-Hernández and Raúl Molina-Salazar

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2016 35:1

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Typhoid fever is the persistent cause of morbidity worldwide. Salmonella enterica serovar’s carriers among food handlers have the potential to disseminate this infection on large scale in the community. The purpo...

    Authors: Taranum Ruba Siddiqui, Safia Bibi, Muhammad Ayaz Mustufa, Sobiya Mohiuddin Ayaz and Adnan Khan

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 33:27

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Aeromonas species can cause a wide spectrum of illnesses varying from intestinal to extra intestinal and vary in their susceptibility to different antibiotics. The current study was un...

    Authors: Maanasa Bhaskar, K P Dinoop and Jharna Mandal

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 33:26

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Although several studies have found probiotics encouraging in prevention of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), the evidence for the use of probiotics in diagnosed GDM is largely limited. The aim of this stud...

    Authors: Neda Dolatkhah, Majid Hajifaraji, Fatemeh Abbasalizadeh, Naser Aghamohammadzadeh, Yadollah Mehrabi and Mehran Mesgari Abbasi

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 33:25

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Gluten-containing cereals are a main food staple present in the daily human diet, including wheat, barley, and rye. Gluten intake is associated with the development of celiac disease (CD) and related disorders...

    Authors: Leo Pruimboom and Karin de Punder

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 33:24

    Content type: Review article

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  15. Voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) is one of the nine strategies recommended for prevention and control of HIV globally. In this study, we assessed the awareness and utilisation of VCT services among resi...

    Authors: Paschal A. Apanga, Robert Akparibo and John K. Awoonor-Williams

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 33:23

    Content type: Research article

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  16. The objective of this study is to explore and document perceptions and attitude associated with uptake of interventions to prevent malaria in pregnancy infection during pregnancy in Enugu State, Nigeria.

    Authors: Nkechi G. Onyeneho, Ngozi Idemili-Aronu, Ijeoma Igwe and Felicia U. Iremeka

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 33:22

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Some rural African communities residing along rivers use the untreated river water for domestic purposes, making them vulnerable to waterborne diseases such as diarrhea.

    Authors: G. Tubatsi, M. C. Bonyongo and M. Gondwe

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 33:21

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Thousands of groundwater tube wells serving millions of Bangladeshis are arsenic contaminated. This study investigates the effect of these wells on the education attainment and school attendance of youths who ...

    Authors: Michael P. Murray and Raisa Sharmin

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 33:20

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Malnutrition contributes to functional and cognitive decline in older adults, which results in decreased quality of life and loss of independence. This study aimed to identify determinants of nutritional risk ...

    Authors: I. Naidoo, Karen E. Charlton, TM Esterhuizen and B. Cassim

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 33:19

    Content type: Research article

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  20. In this study discussed the primary and regulatory roles of fatty acids, and investigated the affects of fatty acids on metabolic programming.

    Authors: Seray Kabaran and H. Tanju Besler

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 33:14

    Content type: Review

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  21. Rapid weight gain in early life may increase the risk of overweight and obesity in adulthood. We investigated the association between the rate of growth during early childhood and the development of overweight...

    Authors: Ratneswary Sutharsan, Michael J. O’Callaghan, Gail Williams, Jake M. Najman and Abdullah A. Mamun

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 33:13

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Limited data exist on the South African Indian diet despite their high prevalence of non-communicable diseases. This study attempted to determine the dietary quality and patterns of an Indian population in Kwa...

    Authors: A. Naicker, C. S. Venter, U. E. MacIntyre and S. Ellis

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 33:12

    Content type: Research article

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  23. South Asian studies, including those from Nepal, have documented increased risk of neonatal mortality among girls, despite their early biologic survival advantage. We examined sex differences in neonatal morbi...

    Authors: Summer Rosenstock, Joanne Katz, Luke C. Mullany, Subarna K. Khatry, Steven C. LeClerq, Gary L. Darmstadt and James M. Tielsch

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 33:11

    Content type: Research article

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  24. A high degree of adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is necessary for long term treatment effects. This study explores the role of timing of ART ...

    Authors: Johanna Maria Axelsson, Sofie Hallager and Toke S. Barfod

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 33:10

    Content type: Research article

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  25. India leads all nations in numbers of maternal deaths, with poor, rural women contributing disproportionately to the high maternal mortality ratio. In 2005, India launched the world’s largest conditional cash ...

    Authors: Kranti Suresh Vora, Sally A. Koblinsky and Marge A. Koblinsky

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 33:9

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Caesarean delivery (C-section) rates have been increasing dramatically in the past decades around the world. This increase has been attributed to multiple factors such as maternal, socio-demographic and instit...

    Authors: Mostafizur Rahman, Asma Ahmad Shariff, Aziz Shafie, Rahmah Saaid and Rohayatimah Md. Tahir

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 33:8

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Cholera continues to remain endemic in over 50 countries and has caused large epidemics with around 3–5 million cases occurring every year in Asia alone. In India, cholera is endemic in many states. However, ...

    Authors: Chengappa K. Uthappa, Ramesh R. Allam, Chava Nalini, Deepak Gunti, Prasada R. Udaragudi, Geetha P. Tadi and Manoj V. Murhekar

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 33:7

    Content type: Short Report

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  28. To assess the effectiveness of a traditional birth attendant (TBA) referral program on increasing the number of deliveries overseen by skilled birth attendants (SBA) in rural Kenyan health facilities before an...

    Authors: Angelo Tomedi, Sophia R. Stroud, Tania Ruiz Maya, Christopher R. Plaman and Mutuku A. Mwanthi

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 33:6

    Content type: Research article

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  29. The aim of this study was to investigate whether the background intakes of total dietary fat, monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) modulate the effects of dietary saturated...

    Authors: Somayeh Hosseinpour-Niazi, Parvin Mirmiran, Arefeh Fallah-ghohroudi and Fereidoun Azizi

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 33:5

    Content type: Research article

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  30. This study investigated the association between white rice consumption and the risk of esophageal cancer in remote northwest China, where the cancer incidence is known to be high. A case-control study was cond...

    Authors: Li Tang, Fenglian Xu, Taotao Zhang, Jun Lei, Colin W. Binns and Andy H. Lee

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 33:4

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Conventional indicators – weight-for-age, height-for-age, weight-for-height and mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) reflect different facets of the nutritional status. Weight-for-age is the most commonly used i...

    Authors: Mitravinda S. Savanur and Padmini S. Ghugre

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 33:3

    Content type: Research article

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  32. There has been limited decline in undernutrition rates in South Asia compared with the rest of Asia and one reason for this may be low levels of household food security. However, the evidence base on the deter...

    Authors: Helen Harris-Fry, Kishwar Azad, Abdul Kuddus, Sanjit Shaha, Badrun Nahar, Munir Hossen, Leila Younes, Anthony Costello and Edward Fottrell

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 33:2

    Content type: Research article

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  33. To study plasma arachidonic acid (AA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) status in Tunisian very low birth weight (VLBW) infants and their association with selected neonatal morbidities. A total of 709 VLBW infant...

    Authors: Samira Fares, Mohamed M. Sethom, Samia Kacem, Chahnez Khouaja-Mokrani, Moncef Feki and Naziha Kaabachi

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 33:1

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Child undernutrition has short and long term consequence for both individuals and society. Previous studies show probiotics may promote child growth and have an impact on under-nutrition.

    Authors: Ojochenemi J Onubi, Amudha S Poobalan, Brendan Dineen, Debbi Marais and Geraldine McNeill

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 34:8

    Content type: Research

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  35. We report the infant feeding experiences in the first month of life for 2,053 infants participating in “Malnutrition and Enteric Infections: Consequences for Child Health and Development” (MAL-ED). Eight sites...

    Authors: Crystal L Patil, Ali Turab, Ramya Ambikapathi, Cebisa Nesamvuni, Ram Krishna Chandyo, Anuradha Bose, M Munirul Islam, AM Shamsir Ahmed, Maribel Paredes Olortegui, Milena Lima de Moraes and Laura E Caulfield

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 34:10

    Content type: Research

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  36. Despite the overall national success in reducing infant mortality rate in Ethiopia, infant mortality rate is still high in northwest Amhara region. This study is conducted in one of the high mortality areas wi...

    Authors: Gashaw Andargie Biks, Yemane Berhane, Alemayehu Worku and Yigzaw Kebede Gete

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 34:9

    Content type: Research

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  37. Study was undertaken to know food and nutrient consumption patterns and their relationship with nutritional status among rural adolescents in Orissa. It was a Community based cross sectional study, conducted a...

    Authors: Kodavalla Venkaiah, Ginnela Narsimhachary Veera Brahmam and Kamasamudram Vijayaraghavan

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 34:7

    Content type: Research

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  38. We utilized the most recent Demographic Health Survey data to explore the distribution of feeding practices and examine relationships between complementary feeding and socio-demographic and health behaviour in...

    Authors: Constance A Gewa and Timothy F Leslie

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 34:6

    Content type: Research

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  39. The objective of this study was to assess complementary feeding practices and associated factors among HIV exposed infants in Sidama Zone, Southern Ethiopia. An institutional based cross-sectional study with c...

    Authors: Demewoz Haile, Tefera Belachew, Getenesh Berhanu, Tesfaye Setegn and Sibhatu Biadgilign

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 34:5

    Content type: Research

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  40. In Nigeria, diarrhea remains one of the leading causes of death among children under five years old. Oral Rehydration Therapy (ORT) corners were introduced to health facilities in Bauchi and Sokoto states to s...

    Authors: Zulfiya Charyeva, Molly Cannon, Olugbenga Oguntunde, Aminu Magashi Garba, William Sambisa, Amos Paul Bassi, Mohammed Auwal Ibrahim, Saba’atu Elizabeth Danladi and Nurudeen Lawal

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 34:4

    Content type: Research

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  41. To examine whether PHGG added ORS reduce duration of diarrhoea, stool output and enhance weight gain.

    Authors: Nur Haque Alam, Hasan Ashraf, Mohammad Kamruzzaman, Tahmeed Ahmed, Sufia Islam, Maryam Kadjar Olesen, Niklaus Gyr and Remy Meier

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 34:3

    Content type: Research

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  42. In 2012, Bangladesh continues to be one of the 22 high tuberculosis (TB) burden countries in the world. Although free diagnosis and management for TB is available throughout the country, case notification rate...

    Authors: Shahed Hossain, Khalequ Zaman, Abdul Quaiyum, Sayera Banu, Ashaque Husain, Akramul Islam, Martien Borgdorff and Frank van Leth

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 34:2

    Content type: Research

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  43. To examine the association between nutritional markers at initiation and during follow up in two different cohorts of HIV-infected adults initiating highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in West Africa.

    Authors: Maryline Sicotte, Chantal Bemeur, Assane Diouf, Maria Victoria Zunzunegui and Vinh-Kim Nguyen

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2015 34:1

    Content type: Research

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