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Assessment of iron status among preschool children (6 to 59 months) with and without malaria in Western Province, Kenya
(Pan African Medical Journal, 2015-05-05)
Iron deficiency is a major public health concern. Globally, iron deficiency ranks number 9 and is responsible for about 60% of all anemia cases among preschool children. In Africa iron deficiency is 43-52% while in Kenya, ...
Prevalence of malnutrition among preschool children (6-59 months) in Western Province, Kenya
(American Institute of Science, 2014)
Malnutrition being one of the major public health problems in developing countries, it is still unacceptably high and progress to reduce it in most regions of the world is low. In Eastern Africa region, stunting and being ...
Prevalence of Anaemia and Associated Factors Among Preschool Children (6-59 Months) in Western Province, Kenya
(American Institute of Science, 2015)
Background: Anaemia is the most prevalent nutritional deficiency globally and of major public health concern in preschool children and pregnant women in developing world. In Kenya current anaemia rates are about 69 % among ...
Collaboration between developing and developed countries and between developing countries in occupational health research and surveillance
(The Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health, the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, the Danish National Research Centre for the Working Environment, and the Norwegian National Institute of Occupational Health, 2019)
Collaborative occupational health and safety studies between counterparts in developing and developed countries and between developing countries have demonstrated their potential for improving occupational health and safety. ...
3rd International Conference on Food chemistry and nutrition
(Journal of Experimental Food Chemistry, 2018-05-16)
Effects of Mega Dose Micronutrient Supplementation On Serum Zinc, Retinol and Immune Status of Adult Males and Females Diagnosed with and Without HIV, Malaria and TB in Western Kenya – An Unpublished Perspective as at The Year 2004
Background: The role of micronutrients in management of HIV/AIDS, malaria and TB remains poorly understood worldwide. Objectives: To assess differences in mega dose nutritional management between HIV-seronegative and ...
Selling Sprinkles micronutrient powder reduces anemia, iron deficiency, and vitamin A deficiency in young children in Western Kenya: a cluster-randomized controlled trial
Background: Although the efficacy of micronutrient powders [MNPs; eg, Sprinkles MNP (Sprinkles Global Health Initiative)] in the reduction of anemia has been established, the effectiveness of these powders in real-world ...
Qualitatative Study and Factors Associated with Home Deliveries and Practices in Kilifi County-Kenya
Background: Maternal morbidity and mortality is a global health challenge and majorities are associated with lack of trained supervision at delivery especially in sub-Saharan Africa. In Kenya, according to the demographic ...
Micronutrient Zinc Deficiency as a Possible Co-factor in the Transmission and Progression of HIV/AIDS in Kenya
Thirty-four HIVIAIDS patients at various stages of disease progression volunteered to manage their ealth using a nutritional supplement that contained several micronutrients that included a 15 mg daily dose of elemental ...