Browsing Faculty of Medicine by Subject "South Africa"
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(BioMed Central, 2015-05-01)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 (in Bangladesh, ...Journal article
In Utero ART Exposure and Birth and Early Growth Outcomes Among HIV-Exposed Uninfected Infants Attending Immunization Services: Results From National PMTCT Surveillance, South Africa (Oxford University Press, 2017-10)Background. Despite the recognized benefit of antiretroviral therapy (ART) for preventing and treating HIV, some studies have reported adverse birth outcomes with in utero ART exposure. We evaluated the effect of infant ...Journal article
Infant growth in the KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa: Results from the KwaZulu-Natal initiative for breastfeeding support (KIBS) survey II at 13-15 weeks and 6 months of age (The University of Bergen, 2018-06-22)Background: Today, 155 million children under the age of five years are stunted in the world, 52 million are wasted, while 41 million are overweight. When these conditions exist at the same time, within an individual, ...Master thesis
Severe events in the first 6 months of life in a cohort of HIV-unexposed infants from South Africa: effects of low birthweight and breastfeeding status (Wiley, 2014-10)Objective: To report on risk factors for severe events (hospitalisation or infant death) within the first half of infancy amongst HIV-unexposed infants in South Africa. Methods: South African data from the multisite ...Journal article