John C Phuka

Summary

Affiliation: National Tuberculosis Control Programme
Country: Malawi

Publications

  1. pmc Complementary feeding with fortified spread and incidence of severe stunting in 6- to 18-month-old rural Malawians
    John C Phuka
    College of Medicine, University of Malawi, PO Box 431, Mangochi, Malawi
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:619-26. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Postintervention growth of Malawian children who received 12-mo dietary complementation with a lipid-based nutrient supplement or maize-soy flour
    John C Phuka
    College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:382-90. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Supplementary feeding with fortified spread among moderately underweight 6-18-month-old rural Malawian children
    John Phuka
    College of Medicine, University of Malawi, P Bag 360 Blantyre, Malawi
    Matern Child Nutr 5:159-70. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Developmental outcomes among 18-month-old Malawians after a year of complementary feeding with lipid-based nutrient supplements or corn-soy flour
    John C Phuka
    College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi
    Matern Child Nutr 8:239-48. 2012
  5. doi request reprint An effectiveness trial showed lipid-based nutrient supplementation but not corn-soya blend offered a modest benefit in weight gain among 6- to 18-month-old underweight children in rural Malawi
    Chrissie M Thakwalakwa
    Department of Community Health, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Private Bag 360, Chichiri Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Public Health Nutr 15:1755-62. 2012
  6. doi request reprint The validity of a structured interactive 24-hour recall in estimating energy and nutrient intakes in 15-month-old rural Malawian children
    Chrissie M Thakwalakwa
    Department of Community Health, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi
    Matern Child Nutr 8:380-9. 2012

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. pmc Complementary feeding with fortified spread and incidence of severe stunting in 6- to 18-month-old rural Malawians
    John C Phuka
    College of Medicine, University of Malawi, PO Box 431, Mangochi, Malawi
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:619-26. 2008
    ..To compare growth and incidence of malnutrition in infants receiving long-term dietary supplementation with ready-to-use fortified spread (FS) or micronutrient-fortified maize-soy flour (likuni phala [LP])...
  2. doi request reprint Postintervention growth of Malawian children who received 12-mo dietary complementation with a lipid-based nutrient supplement or maize-soy flour
    John C Phuka
    College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:382-90. 2009
    ..We recently reported that complementary feeding of 6-18-mo-old infants with an LNS known as FS50 was associated with improved linear growth and a reduction in the incidence of severe stunting during the supplementation period...
  3. doi request reprint Supplementary feeding with fortified spread among moderately underweight 6-18-month-old rural Malawian children
    John Phuka
    College of Medicine, University of Malawi, P Bag 360 Blantyre, Malawi
    Matern Child Nutr 5:159-70. 2009
    ..Neither intervention, if limited to a 12-week duration, appears to have significant impact on the process of linear growth or stunting...
  4. doi request reprint Developmental outcomes among 18-month-old Malawians after a year of complementary feeding with lipid-based nutrient supplements or corn-soy flour
    John C Phuka
    College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi
    Matern Child Nutr 8:239-48. 2012
    ..In conclusion, rural Malawian infants receiving 12-month daily supplementation of their diet either with the tested lipid-based nutrient supplements or fortified corn-soy flour have comparable development outcomes by 18 months of age...
  5. doi request reprint An effectiveness trial showed lipid-based nutrient supplementation but not corn-soya blend offered a modest benefit in weight gain among 6- to 18-month-old underweight children in rural Malawi
    Chrissie M Thakwalakwa
    Department of Community Health, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Private Bag 360, Chichiri Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Public Health Nutr 15:1755-62. 2012
    ..To determine if supplementation with corn-soya blend (CSB) or lipid-based nutrient supplement (LNS) improved the weight gain of moderately underweight infants and children when provided through the national health service...
  6. doi request reprint The validity of a structured interactive 24-hour recall in estimating energy and nutrient intakes in 15-month-old rural Malawian children
    Chrissie M Thakwalakwa
    Department of Community Health, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi
    Matern Child Nutr 8:380-9. 2012
    ..86, 0.80, 0.68, 0.69, 0.72 and 0.76, respectively, provides an approximation of the mean values based on WFRs...