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Prevalence of malnutrition in HIV positive infants (age<18months) attending a clinic in Windhoek, Namibia
(University of the Western Cape, 2010)
Background-Namibia has a high HIV and malnutrition burden. HIV increases the risk of malnutrition and malnutrition results in rapid progression of the disease and worsening malnutrition. Nutrition plays an important role ...
Factors associated with nutritional status of children aged six to fifty-nine months in Livingstone, Zambia
(University of the Western Cape, 2005)
A matched case-control study was carried out to identify the factors associated with the nutritional status of children in Livingstone district, Zambia. A trained field researcher collected data on demographic, feeding ...
Factors contributing to severe acute malnutrition among the under five children in Francistown-Botswana
(University of the Western Cape, 2016)
Introduction: Malnutrition is the immediate result of inadequate dietary intake, the presence of disease or the interaction between these two factors. It is a complicated problem, an outcome of several etiologies. SAM is ...
Caregivers perceptions on factors contributing to their children’s malnutrition
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
Complex factors contribute to child malnutrition. These include various factors for example stress, trauma, cognitive abilities and education, poverty, environmental and cultural practices. Caregivers’ situations and ...