Browsing Faculty of Medicine by Subject "Undernutrition"
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(BioMed Central, 2014-08-27)Background: The amount and distribution of rainfall and temperature influences household food availability, thus increasing the risk of child under nutrition. However, few studies examined the local spatial variability and ...Journal article
Growth effects of exclusive breastfeeding promotion by peer counsellors in sub-Saharan Africa: the cluster-randomised PROMISE EBF trial (BioMed Central, 2014-06-21)Background: In this multi-country cluster-randomized behavioural intervention trial promoting exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) in Africa, we compared growth of infants up to 6 months of age living in communities where peer ...Journal article
Infant feeding practices in the Saharawirefugee camps Algeria, a cross-sectionalstudy among children from birth to sixmonths of age (BioMed Central, 2017-01-28)Background: Appropriate breastfeeding and infant feeding practices are crucial to a child’s growth and development. The objective of this paper is to describe breastfeeding and general feeding practices and the ...Journal article
Local spatial clustering of stunting and wasting among children under the age of 5 years: implications for intervention strategies (Cambridge University Press, 2016-06)Objective: The present study aimed to evaluate the clustering of undernutrition indicators of children under the age of 5 years in relation to different scales. Design: A community-based cross-sectional study design was ...Journal article