nutrition

Rapid Assessment of Health Status and Preventive Medicine Needs of Kampuchean Refugees in Thailand

Development of surveillance system to identify health problems among Kampuchean (Cambodian) refugees in 1979 and target interventions accordingly.

 

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Investigation: 
Other
Country: 
Thailand
Year: 
1992
Author (s): 

Jeanette Stehr-Green

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Effect of a Peer Nutrition Education Programme on Maternal Knowledge on Breastfeeding in Mazowe and Bindura Districts of Mashonaland Central Province

Introduction: Optimal breastfeeding is an effective intervention for child survival. The median duration of exclusive breastfeeding in Mashonaland Central was 0.5month in 2005/6. Rates of exclusive breastfeeding in the province were reported to be 2.1 % in 2010. Mothers routinely receive breastfeeding education from health workers but seemingly without impact. We evaluated the effect of peer nutrition education on maternal breastfeeding knowledge in two districts.

Year: 
2008
Author (s): 

Miriam M. Banda, A Chadambuka, S. Rusakaniko, C. Tshuma

Presenter (s): 
Banda
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