evidence-based blog of Filippo Dibari

Public Nutrition in poor settings: the latest publications in peer-reviewed journals

In Under-nutrition on August 28, 2012 at 4:43 pm

This week is particularly full of interesting papers about nutrition-related topics relevant for low-income countries. I could not decide the criteria to make a selection. Therefore I list them all here beneath. Enjoy the reading.

Evaluation of the Rural Primary Health Care project on undernutrition equity among children in rural Western China.
L Pei, D Wang, L Ren, and H Yan
Health Policy Plan. 2012. 

The importance of maternal undernutrition for maternal, neonatal, and child health outcomes: an editorial. [Editorial].
JB Mason, LS Saldanha, and R Martorell
Food Nutr Bull. 2012; 33: S3.

Policies and program implementation experience to improve maternal nutrition in Ethiopia.
LS Saldanha, L Buback, JM White, A Mulugeta, SG Mariam, AC Roba, H Abebe, and JB Mason
Food Nutr Bull. 2012; 33: S27. 

Opportunities for improving maternal nutrition and birth outcomes: synthesis of country experiences.
JB Mason, LS Saldanha, U Ramakrishnan, A Lowe, EA Noznesky, AW Girard, DA McFarland, and R Martorell
Food Nutr Bull. 2012; 33: S104. 

A situation analysis of public health interventions, barriers, and opportunities for improving maternal nutrition in Bihar, India.
EA Noznesky, U Ramakrishnan, and R Martorell
Food Nutr Bull. 2012; 33: S93. 

Public health interventions, barriers, and opportunities for improving maternal nutrition in India.
U Ramakrishnan, A Lowe, S Vir, S Kumar, R Mohanraj, A Chaturvedi, EA Noznesky, R Martorell, and JB Mason
Food Nutr Bull. 2012; 33: S71. 

Public health interventions, barriers, and opportunities for improving maternal nutrition in Northeast Nigeria.
AW Girard, C Dzingina, O Akogun, JB Mason, and DA McFarland
Food Nutr Bull. 2012; 33: S51. [MEDLINE Citation]

and also:

Determinants of Cognitive Development of Low SES Children in Chile: A Post-transitional Country with Rising Childhood Obesity Rates.
M Galvan, R Uauy, C Corvalan, G Lopez-Rodriguez, and J Kain
Matern Child Health J, Aug 2012

Maternal Multiple Micronutrient Supplements and Child Cognition: A Randomized Trial in Indonesia
Elizabeth L. Prado, Katherine J. Alcock, Husni Muadz, Michael T. Ullman, Anuraj H. Shankar for the SUMMIT Study Group
Pediatrics, Aug 2012; 10.1542/peds.2012-0412.

Growth and complementary feeding in the Americas.
CK Lutter
Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis, Aug 2012

Intergenerational effects of maternal birth season on offspring size in rural Gambia
Ian J. Rickard, Alexandre Courtiol, Andrew M. Prentice, Anthony J. C. Fulford, Tim H. Clutton-Brock, and Virpi Lummaa
Proc R Soc B, Aug 2012; 10.1098/rspb.2012.1363.

Worldwide implementation of the WHO Child Growth Standards 

Mercedes de Onisa1 c1, Adelheid Onyangoa1, Elaine Borghia1, Amani Siyama1, Monika Blössnera1 and Chessa Luttera2 for the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study Group

Public Health Nutrition / Volume 15 / Issue 09 / September 2012 , pp 1603-1610

– – –

NB: You wish to follow up this or other topics from this blog? Type your email in the rectangle at the bottom/right side of this page.

  1. […] This blog compiles a number of studies centred on maternal undernutrition and malnutrition, especially in developing and resource poor countries like in South Asia and the LACs (Latin American Countries). Read more here. […]

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: