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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 ...
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 ...