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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 ...
Household food security and the anthropometric status of children under five: evidence from the Kenya integrated household budget survey (2005/2006)
Kenya has continued to record decreasing child mortality rates in recent years, with available data showing that the under-five mortality rate was 85 per 1000 live births in 2010, down from 117 in 1997 (World Bank, 2012). ...
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 ...