Mahama Saaka

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Publications

  1. pmc Effect of prenatal zinc supplementation on birthweight
    Mahama Saaka
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, 100 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup, WA 6027, Australia
    J Health Popul Nutr 27:619-31. 2009
  2. ncbi Effect of joint iron and zinc supplementation on malarial infection and anaemia
    Mahama Saaka
    Edith Cowan University, School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Joondalup, WA 6027, Australia
    East Afr J Public Health 6:55-62. 2009

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Publications2

  1. pmc Effect of prenatal zinc supplementation on birthweight
    Mahama Saaka
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, 100 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup, WA 6027, Australia
    J Health Popul Nutr 27:619-31. 2009
    ..614, p = 0.019]. Prenatal iron-zinc supplementation was effective in increasing the mean birthweight among anaemic and iron-deficient women but not among women with elevated iron stores in early pregnancy...
  2. ncbi Effect of joint iron and zinc supplementation on malarial infection and anaemia
    Mahama Saaka
    Edith Cowan University, School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Joondalup, WA 6027, Australia
    East Afr J Public Health 6:55-62. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to explore whether there are benefits associated with the addition of zinc to the routine malaria chemoprophylaxis, iron and folic acid intervention package for pregnant women in Ghana...