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  • Household food access and child malnutrition: results from the eight-country MAL-ED study 

    Psaki, Stephanie; Bhutta, Zulfiqar A.; Ahmed, Tahmeed; Ahmed, Shamsir; Bessong, Pascal; Islam, Munirul; John, Sushil; Kosek, Margaret; Lima, Aldo; Nesamvuni, Cebisa; Shrestha, Prakash S.; Svensen, Erling; McGrath, Monica; Richard, Stephanie; Seidman, Jessica; Caulfield, Laura; Miller, Mark; Checkley, William; MALED Network Investigators (BioMed Central Ltd., 2012-12-13)
    Background Stunting results from decreased food intake, poor diet quality, and a high burden of early childhood infections, and contributes to significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. Although food insecurity is ...
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  • Infant feeding practices in Bhaktapur, Nepal: a cross-sectional, health facility based survey 

    Ulak, Manjeswori; Chandyo, Ram Krishna; Mellander, Lotta; Shrestha, Prakash S.; Strand, Tor A. (BioMed Central, 2012-01-10)
    Background: Promotion of proper breastfeeding practices for the first six months of life is the most cost-effective intervention for reducing childhood morbidity and mortality. However, the adherence to breastfeeding ...
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  • RNA viruses in community-acquired childhood pneumonia in semi-urban Nepal; a cross-sectional study 

    Mathisen, Maria; Strand, Tor A.; Sharma, Biswa N.; Chandyo, Ram Krishna; Valentiner-Branth, Palle; Basnet, Sudha; Adhikari, Ramesh K.; Hvidsten, Dag; Shrestha, Prakash S.; Sommerfelt, Halvor (BioMed Central, 2009-07-27)
    Background: Pneumonia is among the main causes of illness and death in children <5 years of age. There is a need to better describe the epidemiology of viral community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in developing countries. Methods: ...
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