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  • Cobalamin and folate status in 6 to 35 months old children presenting with acute diarrhea in Bhaktapur, Nepal 

    Ulak, Manjeswori; Chandyo, Ram Krishna; Adhikari, Ramesh K.; Sharma, Pushpa R.; Sommerfelt, Halvor; Refsum, Helga; Strand, Tor A. (PLoS, 2014-03-03)
    Background: Cobalamin and folate are essential micronutrients and are important in DNA and RNA synthesis, cell proliferation, growth, hematopoiesis, and cognitive function. However, data on cobalamin and folate status are ...
  • 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 ...
  • Risk Factors for Extended Duration of Acute Diarrhea in Young Children 

    Strand, Tor A.; Sharma, Pushpa R.; Gjessing, Håkon K.; Ulak, Manjeswori; Chandyo, Ram Krishna; Adhikari, Ramesh K.; Sommerfelt, Halvor (Public Library of Science, 2012-05-08)
    Objective and Background: We sought to identify predictors of extended duration of diarrhea in young children, which contributes substantially to the nearly 1 1/2 million annual diarrheal deaths globally. Methods: We ...
  • 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: ...
  • Zinc, Iron and Infectionstudies in children and women in Nepal 

    Chandyo, Ram Krishna (The University of Bergen, 2011-10-20)
    Malnutrition in the form of underweight, stunting, wasting or micronutrient deficiency is prevalent in developing countries and has serious health consequences, particularly for children and women. Correction of ...