Andre Renzaho

Summary

Affiliation: Deakin University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi Intergenerational differences in food, physical activity, and body size perceptions among African migrants
    Andre M N Renzaho
    Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Qual Health Res 22:740-54. 2012
  2. ncbi Prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency and risk factors for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease among African migrant and refugee adults in Melbourne: a pilot study
    Andre Mn Renzaho
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin Population Health Strategic Research Centre, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 20:397-403. 2011
  3. ncbi Vitamin D, obesity, and obesity-related chronic disease among ethnic minorities: a systematic review
    Andre M N Renzaho
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Nutrition 27:868-79. 2011
  4. ncbi Family functioning, parental psychological distress, child behavioural problems, socio-economic disadvantage and fruit and vegetable consumption among 4-12 year-old Victorians, Australia
    A M N Renzaho
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, 221 Burwood High Way, Burwood 3125, Victoria, Australia
    Health Promot Int 26:263-75. 2011
  5. doi Associations between body mass index and health-related quality of life among Australian adults
    Andre Renzaho
    Public Health Research, Evaluation and Policy Cluster, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood 2125, Vic, Australia
    Qual Life Res 19:515-20. 2010
  6. doi Food security measurement in cultural pluralism: missing the point or conceptual misunderstanding?
    Andre M N Renzaho
    World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention and Related Research and Training, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Nutrition 26:1-9. 2010
  7. doi Effectiveness of prevention programmes for obesity and chronic diseases among immigrants to developed countries - a systematic review
    Andre M N Renzaho
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention and Related Research and Training, Public Health Research, Evaluation and Policy Cluster, Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 13:438-50. 2010
  8. doi Over and undernutrition in the children of Australian immigrants: Assessing the influence of birthplace of primary carer and English language use at home on the nutritional status of 4-5-year-olds
    A M N Renzaho
    School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, 21 Burwood Highway, Burwood 3125, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:73-80. 2009
  9. ncbi Re-visioning cultural competence in community health services in Victoria
    Andre Renzaho
    School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, Burwood, Vic, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 32:223-35. 2008
  10. ncbi Mortality rates, prevalence of malnutrition, and prevalence of lost pregnancies among the drought-ravaged population of Tete Province, Mozambique
    Andre M N Renzaho
    World Vision, Australia
    Prehosp Disaster Med 22:26-34. 2007

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi Intergenerational differences in food, physical activity, and body size perceptions among African migrants
    Andre M N Renzaho
    Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Qual Health Res 22:740-54. 2012
    ..Obesity-prevention programs in this subpopulation need to adopt a multigenerational approach...
  2. ncbi Prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency and risk factors for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease among African migrant and refugee adults in Melbourne: a pilot study
    Andre Mn Renzaho
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin Population Health Strategic Research Centre, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 20:397-403. 2011
    ..Well-designed vitamin D interventions that incorporate lifestyle changes are urgently needed in this sub-population...
  3. ncbi Vitamin D, obesity, and obesity-related chronic disease among ethnic minorities: a systematic review
    Andre M N Renzaho
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Nutrition 27:868-79. 2011
    ..To assess the association between 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) status and obesity, cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), the metabolic syndrome, and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in ethnic minorities...
  4. ncbi Family functioning, parental psychological distress, child behavioural problems, socio-economic disadvantage and fruit and vegetable consumption among 4-12 year-old Victorians, Australia
    A M N Renzaho
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, 221 Burwood High Way, Burwood 3125, Victoria, Australia
    Health Promot Int 26:263-75. 2011
    ..Programmes aimed at promoting F&V consumption in children should target those families with children experiencing behavioural problems or poorly functioning households...
  5. doi Associations between body mass index and health-related quality of life among Australian adults
    Andre Renzaho
    Public Health Research, Evaluation and Policy Cluster, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood 2125, Vic, Australia
    Qual Life Res 19:515-20. 2010
    ..To assess the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and health-related quality of life (HQoL), as measured by the Short Form Health Survey (SF-36) within a sample with broad population coverage...
  6. doi Food security measurement in cultural pluralism: missing the point or conceptual misunderstanding?
    Andre M N Renzaho
    World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention and Related Research and Training, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Nutrition 26:1-9. 2010
    ..We examined the current discrepancies in the definitions of food security and propose a framework for understanding and measuring food security...
  7. doi Effectiveness of prevention programmes for obesity and chronic diseases among immigrants to developed countries - a systematic review
    Andre M N Renzaho
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention and Related Research and Training, Public Health Research, Evaluation and Policy Cluster, Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 13:438-50. 2010
    ..To determine whether interventions tailored specifically to particular immigrant groups from developing to developed countries decrease the risk of obesity and obesity-related diseases...
  8. doi Over and undernutrition in the children of Australian immigrants: Assessing the influence of birthplace of primary carer and English language use at home on the nutritional status of 4-5-year-olds
    A M N Renzaho
    School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, 21 Burwood Highway, Burwood 3125, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:73-80. 2009
    ..To document the relationship between childhood nutrition status and ethnicity (defined as the birthplace of primary carer and English language use at home) using a nationally representative sample of 4- to 5-year-old children...
  9. ncbi Re-visioning cultural competence in community health services in Victoria
    Andre Renzaho
    School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, Burwood, Vic, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 32:223-35. 2008
    ..This paper outlines a model for cultural consultation and developing needs-led rather than service-led programs...
  10. ncbi Mortality rates, prevalence of malnutrition, and prevalence of lost pregnancies among the drought-ravaged population of Tete Province, Mozambique
    Andre M N Renzaho
    World Vision, Australia
    Prehosp Disaster Med 22:26-34. 2007
    ..However, these programs were not based on sound epidemiological data, and they have not established baseline data against which to assess the impact of the programs...
  11. ncbi Community-based study on knowledge, attitude and practice on the mode of transmission, prevention and treatment of the Buruli ulcer in Ga West District, Ghana
    Andre M N Renzaho
    Honorary and Senior Research Fellow, School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, Australia
    Trop Med Int Health 12:445-58. 2007
    ..Because herbalists are often the first people consulted by those who contract the disease, they need to be trained in early recognition of the pre-ulcerative stage of Buruli lesions...
  12. ncbi Effects of parental perception of neighbourhood deprivation and family environment characteristics on pro-social behaviours among 4-12 year old children
    Andre M N Renzaho
    Public Health Research, Evaluation and Policy Cluster, Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences, Deakin University, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:405-11. 2010
    ..g. poor family functioning and parental psychological distress) and neighbourhood environment on child prosocial behaviour (CPB) and child difficulty behaviour (CDB) among 4-to-12 year old children...
  13. doi Experiences of migration and the determinants of obesity among recent Iranian immigrants in Victoria, Australia
    Maryam Delavari
    School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Ethn Health 18:66-82. 2013
    ..The objective of this study is to understand the changes that Iranian immigrants experience in relation to the determinants of obesity after migration to Victoria, Australia...
  14. pmc Acculturation and obesity among migrant populations in high income countries--a systematic review
    Maryam Delavari
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Department of Health, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:458. 2013
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  15. pmc Ethnic and socio-economic disparities in oral health outcomes and quality of life among Sri Lankan preschoolers: a cross-sectional study
    Vajira Nanayakkara
    Global Health and Society Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Level 3, Burnet Building, 89 Commercial Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Int J Equity Health 12:89. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to examine the socio-economic and ethnic influences on oral health among preschoolers in Kegalle, Sri Lanka...
  16. ncbi Ischaemic heart disease and Australian immigrants: the influence of ethnicity and language skills on treatment and use of health services
    Andre Renzaho
    School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria 3125 or
    HIM J 36:26-36. 2007
    ..The extent to which physicians' bias and patients' choice could explain these differences requires further investigation...
  17. pmc Reliability and validity of the modified Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS-C) questionnaire examining potential correlates of physical activity participation among Chinese-Australian youth
    Claudia Strugnell
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:145. 2014
    ..Therefore, this study examined the reliability and predictive validity of a brief self-report questionnaire examining potential psychological and social correlates of physical activity among a sample of Chinese-Australian youth...
  18. pmc Reliability of the modified child and adolescent physical activity and nutrition survey, physical activity (CAPANS-PA) questionnaire among Chinese-Australian youth
    Claudia Strugnell
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:122. 2011
    ..This study tested the reliability of the Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS-PA) recall questionnaire among a sample of Chinese-Australian youth...
  19. doi Low and high birth weight as risk factors for obesity among 4 to 5-year-old Australian children: does gender matter?
    John Oldroyd
    Cabrini Institute, Malvern, Melbourne, Vic, 3144, Australia
    Eur J Pediatr 170:899-906. 2011
    ..High birth weight (HBW) was associated with a higher risk of overweight/obesity among both girls (adjusted OR: 1.76, 95% CI 1.12, 2.78) and boys (adjusted OR: 2.42 95% CI 2.06, 2.86)...
  20. ncbi Food insecurity, malnutrition and mortality in Maewo and Ambae islands, Vanuatu
    Andre M N Renzaho
    World Vision, Australia
    Pac Health Dialog 11:12-21. 2004
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  21. ncbi Selective feeding centres in refugee settings: evaluation framework protocol
    Andre M N Renzaho
    Centre for Culture Ethnicity and Health, Richmond, Victoria, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 11:237-45. 2002
    ..Therefore, one could not confidently say that the reduction of malnutrition prevalence is a result of feeding programs. This paper presents an alternative approach to evaluating feeding centres...