Browsing Faculty of Medicine by Subject "Wasting"
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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
Incidence and course of child malnutrition according to clinical or anthropometrical assessment: a longitudinal study from rural DR Congo (BioMed Central, 2014-01-28)Background: Longitudinal studies describing incidence and natural course of malnutrition are scarce. Studies defining malnutrition clinically [moderate clinical malnutrition (McM) marasmus, kwashiorkor] rather ...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
Target weight gain for moderately wasted children during supplementation interventions – a population-based approach (Cambridge University Press, 2011-12)Objective: In malnourished populations, the weight-for-height Z-score (WHZ) distribution is shifted to the left. The aim of nutrition interventions should be to restore a normal WHZ distribution for the whole population. ...Journal articlePeer reviewed