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  1. Content type: Research article

    In Ethiopia, 38% of children under 5 years of age are stunted (low height for age). A novel government-led intervention called the Sustainable Undernutrition Reduction in Ethiopia (SURE) aims to tackle the bur...

    Authors: Mihretab M. Salasibew, Cami Moss, Girmay Ayana, Desalegn Kuche, Solomon Eshetu and Alan D. Dangour

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:29

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Owing to a declining birth rate and longer lifespan, the number of elderly people (≥ 60 years) in Thailand has grown rapidly. However, the elderly are at significant risk of infectious diseases because they ha...

    Authors: Teeraporn Chinchai, Nawarat Posuwan, Viboonsak Vuthitanachot, Nasamon Wanlapakorn and Yong Poovorawan

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:28

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Insufficient nutrition intake has negatively influenced the health of the elderly in rural China where the problem of population aging is serious. The present study aims to explore whether the medical system, ...

    Authors: Zhenhua Wang, Jinqi Jiang and Qiyan Zeng

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:27

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  4. Content type: Research

    Despite progress made towards increasing birth registration rates over the last dozen years, almost one in two children may still not get registered at birth in Niger according to a recent nationally represent...

    Authors: Quentin Wodon and Ali Yedan

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38(Suppl 1):26

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 38 Supplement 1

  5. Content type: Research

    Civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems lay the foundation for good governance by increasing the effectiveness and delivery of public services, providing vital statistics for the planning and mo...

    Authors: M. Hafizur Rahman, Amber Bickford Cox and Samuel L. Mills

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38(Suppl 1):25

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 38 Supplement 1

  6. Content type: Research

    This paper examines the hosting options for electronic civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems, particularly the use of data centers versus cloud-based solutions. A data center is a facility tha...

    Authors: Brett McDowall and Samuel Mills

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38(Suppl 1):24

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 38 Supplement 1

  7. Content type: Introduction

    In collaboration with development partners, the World Bank Group (WBG) has been working to strengthen civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems in low- and middle-income countries through lending ...

    Authors: Samuel Mills, Jane Kim Lee and Bahie Mary Rassekh

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38(Suppl 1):23

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 38 Supplement 1

  8. Content type: Research

    Identifying everyone residing in a country, especially the poor, is an indispensable part of pursuing universal health coverage (UHC). Having information on an individuals’ financial protection is also imperat...

    Authors: Samuel Mills, Jane Kim Lee, Bahie Mary Rassekh, Martina Zorko Kodelja, Green Bae, Minah Kang, Supasit Pannarunothai and Boonchai Kijsanayotin

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38(Suppl 1):22

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 38 Supplement 1

  9. Content type: Research

    The World Bank Group (WBG), in partnership with the Global Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) Group, the Korea Ministry of Economy and Finance, and the WBG Open Learning Campus, launched the first ...

    Authors: Samuel Mills, Sheila Jagannathan, Jane Kim Lee and Bahie Mary Rassekh

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38(Suppl 1):21

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 38 Supplement 1

  10. Content type: Research

    The government of Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) is currently in the preparation stage of a 5-year project that will establish an electronic civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) system. The a...

    Authors: Samuel Mills and Daniel Amponsah

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38(Suppl 1):20

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 38 Supplement 1

  11. Content type: Research

    This paper reviews the essential components of a recommended institutional arrangements framework of integrated civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) and civil identification systems. CRVS typically i...

    Authors: Samuel Mills, Jane Kim Lee and Bahie Mary Rassekh

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38(Suppl 1):19

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 38 Supplement 1

  12. Content type: Research

    A complete civil registration and vital statistics system is the best source of data for measuring most of the Sustainable Development Goal 3 indicators. However, civil registration does not include migration ...

    Authors: Samuel Mills, Jane Kim Lee and Bahie Mary Rassekh

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38(Suppl 1):18

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 38 Supplement 1

  13. Content type: Research article

    Household nutrition is influenced by interactions between food security and local knowledge negotiated along multiple axes of power. Such processes are situated within political and economic systems from which...

    Authors: Katharine McNamara and Elizabeth Wood

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:17

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  14. Content type: Correction

    In the publication of this article [1], the contributing author name Brhane Berhe contains an error.

    Authors: Brhane Berhe, Gessessew Bugssa, Sena Bayisa and Megbaru Alemu

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:16

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    The original article was published in Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:5

  15. Content type: Research article

    Mothers and caregivers typically feed infants according to their culture, purchase power and level of awareness with no due diligence to nutritional quality of the diet. Scientific evidence on nutritional adeq...

    Authors: Sirawdink Fikreyesus Forsido, Nejat Kiyak, Tefera Belachew and Oliver Hensel

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:14

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Proper utilization of antenatal and postnatal care services plays an important role in reducing the maternal mortality ratio and infant mortality rate. This paper assesses the utilization of health care servic...

    Authors: Ranjana Singh, Sutapa B. Neogi, Avishek Hazra, Laili Irani, Jenny Ruducha, Danish Ahmad, Sampath Kumar, Neelakshi Mann and Dileep Mavalankar

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:13

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  17. Content type: Short report

    Morbidity of birth asphyxia has been estimated to be 42 million disability-adjusted life years. The study sought to assess the impact of the use and completion of partograph during labour on reducing birth asp...

    Authors: Reindolf Anokye, Enoch Acheampong, Judith Anokye, Amy Budu-Ainooson, Evelyn Amekudzie, Isaac Owusu, Naomi Gyamfi, Agyei Gyimah Akwasi and Wisdom Kwadwo Mprah

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:12

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Assisted reproductive technology (ART) treatment tends to involve significant physical and emotional commitments that can impact maternal, infant, and family health and well-being. An in-depth understanding of...

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

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:10

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Coping with a relative with a learning disability could be a stressful experience for family members. The present study is aimed at exploring the coping strategies adopted by families in trying to make meaning...

    Authors: Ngozi E. Chukwu, Uzoma O. Okoye, Nkechi G. Onyeneho and Joseph C. Okeibunor

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:9

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Reliable basic infrastructure, particularly electricity, is a critical enabling factor in improving health systems and consequently achieving the health sustainable development goals (SDGs). Yet, there is no s...

    Authors: Yvonne Jie Chen, Namrata Chindarkar and Yun Xiao

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:7

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Safety and wholesomeness of milk intended for human consumption are influenced by various interlinked factors. However, information on what these factors are, especially in the pastoral traditional communities...

    Authors: Kebede Amenu, Barbara Wieland, Barbara Szonyi and Delia Grace

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:6

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Treatment plans fail if patients have poor medication adherence. Our aim was to compare medication adherence, reasons for non-adherence, and satisfaction with community support among type 2 diabetes mellitus p...

    Authors: Devarajan Rathish, Ruvini Hemachandra, Thilini Premadasa, Sasini Ramanayake, Chathuri Rasangika, Ravi Roshiban and Channa Jayasumana

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:4

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Higher efficacy of incretin-based therapies for type 2 diabetes mellitus has been reported from Asia. Pancreatitis and hepatitis have also been suspected to occur due to dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor (DPP4I...

    Authors: Devarajan Rathish, Channa Jayasumana and Suneth Agampodi

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:3

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  24. Content type: Research Article

    Surveys of older adults’ knowledge relative to flu immunization have highlighted its relevance in the improvement of vaccination coverage. The purpose of this study was to estimate the proportion of older pers...

    Authors: Tatjana Gazibara, Nikolina Kovacevic, Darija Kisic-Tepavcevic, Selmina Nurkovic, Ilma Kurtagic, Teodora Gazibara and Tatjana Pekmezovic

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:2

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  25. Content type: Research article

    An oxidant/antioxidant disequilibrium has been suggested as having a role in the pathogenesis of some diseases. Metabolic syndrome (MS) is significantly associated with cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabet...

    Authors: Kanjana Suriyaprom, Sarunya Kaewprasert, Pumpath Putpadungwipon, Pisit Namjuntra and Suwit Klongthalay

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:1

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Optimal nutrition is a determinant of health in all persons. In persons living with HIV (PLHIV), nutrition is particularly important. Various factors, including dietary practices, play a role in guaranteeing n...

    Authors: Amos K. Laar, Margaret Y. Lartey, Augustine Ankomah, Michael P. K. Okyerefo, Ernest A. Ampah, Demi P. Letsa, Priscillia A. Nortey and Awewura Kwara

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:26

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Blood pressure measurement is the first step in preventing and controlling hypertension. The objective of this study is to examine the rural–urban difference towards blood pressure measurement among elderly wi...

    Authors: Qian Wang, Lingzhong Xu, Long Sun, Jiajia Li, Wenzhe Qin, Gan Ding, Jiao Zhang, Jing Zhu, Su Xie, Zihang Yu and Chengchao Zhou

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:25

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Maternal knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to hygiene, breastfeeding, sanitary food preparation, and appropriate weaning practices are potentially important determinants in the occurrence of diarrhea...

    Authors: Getachew Kabew Mekonnen, Bezatu Mengistie, Geremew Sahilu, Worku Mulat and Helmut Kloos

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:24

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  29. Content type: Research article

    One of the factors responsible for high level of childhood mortality in Nigeria is poor utilization of maternal healthcare (MHC) services. Another important perspective which has been rarely explored is the in...

    Authors: Joshua O. Akinyemi, Izzatullah Bolajoko and Babatunde M. Gbadebo

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:23

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  30. Content type: Research article

    In Eritrea, despite high antenatal care (ANC) use, utilization of health facilities for child birth is still low and with marked variations between urban and rural areas. Understanding the reasons behind the p...

    Authors: Meron Mehari Kifle, Hana Fesehaye Kesete, Hermon Tekeste Gaim, Goitu Seltene Angosom and Michael Berhane Araya

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:22

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Unhealthy dietary patterns are associated with metabolic changes and increased risk of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), but these associations have not been investigated in representative populations of unive...

    Authors: F. A. Olatona, O. O. Onabanjo, R. N. Ugbaja, K. E. Nnoaham and D. A. Adelekan

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:21

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Complementary feeding (CF) is an important determinant of infant growth and development. However, CF practices are influenced by caregivers’ perceptions and knowledge. This study aimed to describe perceptions ...

    Authors: Xin Liu, Xia Liao, Qiannan Ren, Meng Luo, Lei Yang, Jing Lin and Jie Chang

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:20

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Health care visits during pregnancy, childbirth and after childbirth may be crucial in expanding the uptake of contraceptive care in resource-poor settings. However, little is known about how health care visit...

    Authors: Anthony Idowu Ajayi, Oladele Vincent Adeniyi and Wilson Akpan

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:19

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Subclinical hypothyroidism is an elevation in serum thyroid-stimulating hormone above the upper limit of the reference range (0.45–4.5 mIU/L) with normal serum TT4 and TT3 concentration. The most important imp...

    Authors: Habtamu Azene Tekle, Tesfahun Molla Bobe, Efrata Girma Tufa and Fithamlak Bisetegen Solomon

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:18

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Emergence of atypical enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (EPEC) and hybrid E. coli (harboring genes of more than one DEC pathotypes) strains have complicated the issue of growing antibiotic resistance in diarrhoea...

    Authors: Mailan Natarajan, Deepika Kumar, Jharna Mandal, Niranjan Biswal and Selvaraj Stephen

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:17

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  36. Content type: Research article

    This paper aims to examine the health care contexts shaping perinatal survival in remote mountain villages of Nepal. Health care is provided through health services to a primary health care level—comprising di...

    Authors: Mohan Paudel, Sara Javanparast, Lareen Newman and Gouranga Dasvarma

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:16

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Financial burden on tuberculosis (TB) patients results in delayed treatment and poor compliance. We assessed pre- and post-diagnosis costs to TB patients.

    Authors: Abyot Asres, Degu Jerene and Wakgari Deressa

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:15

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  38. Content type: Short report

    Typhoid fever is a vaccine-preventable bacterial disease that causes significant morbidity and mortality throughout Africa. This paper describes an upsurge of typhoid fever cases in Moyale Sub-County (MSC), Ke...

    Authors: Dahabo Adi Galgallo, Zeinab Gura Roka, Waqo G. Boru, Khalumi Abill and James Ransom

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:14

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Since the adoption of United Nations’ Sustainable Goal 4.2 to ensure that all children have access to quality early child development (ECD) so that they are ready for primary education, the demand for valid EC...

    Authors: Elizabeth L. Prado, John Phuka, Eugenia Ocansey, Kenneth Maleta, Per Ashorn, Ulla Ashorn, Seth Adu-Afarwuah, Brietta M. Oaks, Anna Lartey and Kathryn G. Dewey

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:13

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Despite the widespread use of antenatal care (ANC), its effectiveness in low-resource settings remains unclear. In this study, self-reported health-related quality of life (HRQoL) was used as an alternative to...

    Authors: Regis Hitimana, Lars Lindholm, Gunilla Krantz, Manasse Nzayirambaho, Jeanine Condo, Jean Paul Semasaka Sengoma and Anni-Maria Pulkki-Brännström

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:12

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Reducing maternal mortality and improving maternal health care through increased utilization of postnatal care utilization is a global and local priority. However studies that have been carried out in Ethiopia...

    Authors: Banchalem Nega Angore, Efrata Girma Tufa and Fithamlak Solomon Bisetegen

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:10

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  42. Content type: Review article

    Recommended immediate newborn care practices include thermal care (immediate drying and wrapping, skin-to-skin contact after delivery, delayed bathing), hygienic cord care and early initiation of breastfeeding...

    Authors: Margaret Bee, Anushree Shiroor and Zelee Hill

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:9

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  43. Content type: Commentary

    With its immense population and as the largest developing country in the world, China has made remarkable achievements in health promotion at a relatively low cost. However, China is still faced with challenge...

    Authors: Xiaodong Tan, Qian Wu and Haiyan Shao

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:8

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  44. Content type: Short report

    A longer life brings opportunities for older adults and their families as well as for their communities. Commercial businesses can be successful in innovating on these opportunities and achieving business expa...

    Authors: Mary Beth Arensberg

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:7

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  45. Content type: Research article

    Infections cause about one fifth of the estimated 2.7 million annual neonatal deaths worldwide. Population-based data on burden and risk factors of neonatal infections are lacking in developing countries, whic...

    Authors: Dipak K. Mitra, Luke C. Mullany, Meagan Harrison, Ishtiaq Mannan, Rashed Shah, Nazma Begum, Mamun Ibne Moin, Shams El Arifeen and Abdullah H. Baqui

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2018 37:6

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