Adelheid W Onyango

Summary

Affiliation: World Health Organization
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc The contribution of breast milk to toddler diets in western Kenya
    Adelheid W Onyango
    Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 80:292-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessment of gross motor development in the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study
    Trudy M Wijnhoven
    Department of Nutrition, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Food Nutr Bull 25:S37-45. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Field-testing the WHO child growth standards in four countries
    Adelheid W Onyango
    Department of Nutrition, World Health Organization, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    J Nutr 137:149-52. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Post-partum weight change patterns in the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study
    Adelheid W Onyango
    Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Matern Child Nutr 7:228-40. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Dietary diversity, child nutrition and health in contemporary African communities
    Adelheid W Onyango
    Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 27, Geneva, Switzerland
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 136:61-9. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the World Health Organization (WHO) Child Growth Standards and the National Center for Health Statistics/WHO international growth reference: implications for child health programmes
    Mercedes de Onis
    Department of Nutrition, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Public Health Nutr 9:942-7. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Managing data for a multicountry longitudinal study: experience from the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study
    Adelheid W Onyango
    Department of Nutrition, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Food Nutr Bull 25:S46-52. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint The World Health Organization's global target for reducing childhood stunting by 2025: rationale and proposed actions
    Mercedes de Onis
    Department of Nutrition, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Matern Child Nutr 9:6-26. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of the World Health Organization growth velocity standards with existing US reference data
    Mercedes de Onis
    Department of Nutrition, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Pediatrics 128:e18-26. 2011
  10. pmc Development of a WHO growth reference for school-aged children and adolescents
    Mercedes de Onis
    Department of Nutrition, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 85:660-7. 2007

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Publications16

  1. pmc The contribution of breast milk to toddler diets in western Kenya
    Adelheid W Onyango
    Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 80:292-9. 2002
    ..To understand the relative contributions of breast milk and the weaning diet to overall nutrient intake, with a view to designing and implementing appropriate programmes to improve complementary feeding in developing countries...
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessment of gross motor development in the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study
    Trudy M Wijnhoven
    Department of Nutrition, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Food Nutr Bull 25:S37-45. 2004
    ..Data collection and data quality control took place simultaneously. Data verification and cleaning were performed until all queries had been satisfactorily resolved...
  3. ncbi request reprint Field-testing the WHO child growth standards in four countries
    Adelheid W Onyango
    Department of Nutrition, World Health Organization, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    J Nutr 137:149-52. 2007
    ..The overall concordance between clinical assessments and the WHO standards-based indicators attested to the clinical soundness of the standards...
  4. doi request reprint Post-partum weight change patterns in the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study
    Adelheid W Onyango
    Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Matern Child Nutr 7:228-40. 2011
    ..This hypothesis should stimulate investigation into gestational weight gain and post-partum losses in different ethnocultural contexts...
  5. ncbi request reprint Dietary diversity, child nutrition and health in contemporary African communities
    Adelheid W Onyango
    Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 27, Geneva, Switzerland
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 136:61-9. 2003
    ..Dietary diversity is proposed as a candidate indicator of food security and predictor of nutritional status, but there is need for further research to standardize definitions and methodology before it can be applied widely...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the World Health Organization (WHO) Child Growth Standards and the National Center for Health Statistics/WHO international growth reference: implications for child health programmes
    Mercedes de Onis
    Department of Nutrition, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Public Health Nutr 9:942-7. 2006
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  7. ncbi request reprint Managing data for a multicountry longitudinal study: experience from the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study
    Adelheid W Onyango
    Department of Nutrition, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Food Nutr Bull 25:S46-52. 2004
    ..Through the rigorous implementation of what has been a highly demanding protocol, the MGRS has accumulated a large body of very high-quality data...
  8. ncbi request reprint The World Health Organization's global target for reducing childhood stunting by 2025: rationale and proposed actions
    Mercedes de Onis
    Department of Nutrition, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Matern Child Nutr 9:6-26. 2013
    ..In addition, an accountability framework needs to be developed and surveillance systems strengthened to monitor the achievement of commitments and targets. ..
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of the World Health Organization growth velocity standards with existing US reference data
    Mercedes de Onis
    Department of Nutrition, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Pediatrics 128:e18-26. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to compare World Health Organization (WHO) growth velocity standards with reference data based on US children...
  10. pmc Development of a WHO growth reference for school-aged children and adolescents
    Mercedes de Onis
    Department of Nutrition, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 85:660-7. 2007
    ..To construct growth curves for school-aged children and adolescents that accord with the WHO Child Growth Standards for preschool children and the body mass index (BMI) cut-offs for adults...
  11. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the WHO child growth standards and the CDC 2000 growth charts
    Mercedes de Onis
    Department of Nutrition, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Nutr 137:144-8. 2007
    ..S. national guidelines that recommend breast-feeding as the optimal source of nutrition during infancy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Measurement and standardization protocols for anthropometry used in the construction of a new international growth reference
    Mercedes de Onis
    Department of Nutrition, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Food Nutr Bull 25:S27-36. 2004
    ..Ongoing central and local monitoring identified anthropometrists deviating from standard procedures, and immediate corrective action was taken. The procedures described in this paper are a model for research settings...
  13. ncbi request reprint Multi-sectoral interventions for healthy growth
    Ma del Carmen Casanovas
    Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Matern Child Nutr 9:46-57. 2013
    ..We complete the review with examples of national and subnational multi-sectoral interventions that illustrate how critical it is for sectors to work together to reduce stunting. ..
  14. ncbi request reprint The WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study: planning, study design, and methodology
    Mercedes de Onis
    Department of Nutrition, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Food Nutr Bull 25:S15-26. 2004
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Worldwide practices in child growth monitoring
    Mercedes de Onis
    Department of Nutrition, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    J Pediatr 144:461-5. 2004
    ..To describe child growth monitoring practices worldwide in preparation for the construction and application of a new international growth reference...
  16. doi request reprint WHO child growth standards
    Mercedes de Onis
    Lancet 371:204. 2008