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Severe acute malnutrition in Asia
(© 2014 United Nations University Press, 2014-06-01)
Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) is a common condition that kills children and intellectually maims those who survive. Close to 20 million children under the age of 5 years suffer from SAM globally, and about 1 million of ...
Community-based management of acute malnutrition in Bangladesh: feasibility and constraints
(© 2014 United Nations University Press, 2014)
Background. To achieve the United Nations Millennium Development Goals, particularly reduction in child mortality (Millennium Development Goal 4), effective interventions to address severe and moderate acute malnutrition ...
Development and acceptability testing of ready-to-use supplementary food made from locally available food ingredients in Bangladesh
(© 2014 BioMed Central Ltd., 2014)
Background: Inadequate energy and micronutrient intake during childhood is a major public health problem in developing countries. Ready-to-use supplementary food (RUSF) made of locally available food ingredients can improve ...
Coping strategies related to food insecurity at the household level in Bangladesh
(© 2017 Public Library of Science, 2017-04)
Introduction: In connection to food insecurity, adaptation of new techniques or alteration of regular behavior is executed that translates to coping strategies. This paper has used data from food security and nutrition ...
Adherence to multiple micronutrient powder among young children in rural Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study Global health
(© 2015 BioMed Central Ltd., 2015)
Background: Multiple micronutrient powder (MMNP) can be sprinkled onto any semisolid food and can be given to young children to address iron deficiency anemia. The female community health volunteers of BRAC (an NGO) known ...
Determinants of age-specific undernutrition in children aged less than 2 years—the Bangladesh context
(© 2017 Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2017-07)
Globally, undernutrition affects nearly half of all children aged less than 5 years. It is more prominent in low- and middle-income countries. This study aimed to identify the age-specific risk factors for different ...