Browsing by Author "Manongi, Rachel"
Factors associated with prenatal folic acid and iron supplementation among 21,889 pregnant women in Northern Tanzania: A cross-sectional hospital-based study Ogundipe, Olukemi; Hoyo, Cathrine; Østbye, Truls; Oneko, Olola; Manongi, Rachel; Lie, Rolv Terje; Daltveit, Anne Kjersti (BioMed Central, 2012-06-26)Background: Folate and iron deficiency during pregnancy are risk factors for anaemia, preterm delivery, and low birth weight, and may contribute to poor neonatal health and increased maternal mortality. The World Health ...Peer reviewedJournal article
Mothers’ knowledge and utilization of prevention of mother to child transmission services in northern Tanzania Falnes, Eli Fjeld; Tylleskär, Thorkild; De Paoli, Marina M.; Manongi, Rachel; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S. (BioMed Central, 2010)Background: More than 90% of children living with HIV have been infected through mother to child transmission. The aims of our present study were to: (1) assess the utilization of the prevention of mother to child ...Journal articlePeer reviewed
Mahande, Michael Johnson; Daltveit, Anne Kjersti; Mmbaga, Blandina T.; Masenga, Gileard; Obure, Joseph; Manongi, Rachel; Lie, Rolv Terje (PLoS, 2013-11-01)Objective: Preeclampsia occurs in about 4 per cent of pregnancies worldwide, and may have particularly serious consequences for women in Africa. Studies in western countries have shown that women with preeclampsia in ...Journal article