Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
- Dietary counseling in the management of moderate malnourishment in childrenAnn Ashworth
Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
Food Nutr Bull 30:S405-33. 2009..Dietary counseling is an integral part of treating malnutrition. A first step toward improving the management of moderate malnutrition is to evaluate dietary messages in current programs and assess their adequacy and effectiveness...
- Why do some hospitals achieve better care of severely malnourished children than others? Five-year follow-up of rural hospitals in Eastern Cape, South AfricaThandi Puoane
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
Health Policy Plan 23:428-37. 2008..We conclude that unless there are supportive structures at managerial level, the potential benefits of efficacious interventions and related training programmes to improve health worker performance can be thwarted...
- Growth monitoring and promotion: review of evidence of impactAnn Ashworth
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Matern Child Nutr 4:86-117. 2008
- Efficacy and effectiveness of community-based treatment of severe malnutritionAnn Ashworth
Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London WC1E 7HT, UK
Food Nutr Bull 27:S24-48. 2006..There is a long tradition of community-based rehabilitation for treatment of severe malnutrition: the question is whether it is effective and whether it should be advised for routine health systems...
- WHO guidelines for management of severe malnutrition in rural South African hospitals: effect on case fatality and the influence of operational factorsAnn Ashworth
Public Health Nutrition Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Lancet 363:1110-5. 2004..WHO case-management guidelines for severe malnutrition aim to improve the quality of hospital care and reduce mortality. We aimed to assess whether these guidelines are feasible and effective in under-resourced hospitals...
- WHO guidelines for severe malnutrition: are they feasible in rural African hospitals?Nadina Karaolis
Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Arch Dis Child 92:198-204. 2007..To assess the feasibility of implementing and sustaining the WHO guidelines for inpatient management of severe malnutrition in under-resourced rural South African hospitals, and to identify any constraints...
- Malnutrition treatment to become a core competencyClaire Schofield
Department of Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Arch Dis Child 97:468-9. 2012..Formation of national multidisciplinary teams for advocacy, strategic planning and action are proposed and it is anticipated that paediatricians will play a major role...
- Differential workloads of boys and girls in rural Nepal and their association with growthMiki Yamanaka
Public Health Nutrition Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1B 3DP
Am J Hum Biol 14:356-63. 2002..5 vs. 0.7 h/day, (P < 0.001), but they did not have poorer anthropometric status. Children in the hills worked longer hours and did heavier work than those in the terai and were more stunted in growth...
- Improving the hospital management of malnourished children by participatory researchThandi Puoane
School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Private Bag X17, Bellville 7535, South Africa
Int J Qual Health Care 16:31-40. 2004..To improve the clinical management of severely malnourished children in rural hospitals in South Africa...
- Focusing on malnutrition management to improve child survival in IndiaAnn Ashworth
Indian Pediatr 44:413-6. 2007
- Preventing HIV transmission to children: quality of counselling of mothers in South AfricaMickey Chopra
School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa
Acta Paediatr 94:357-63. 2005..To assess the quality of counselling provided to mothers through the programme to prevent mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV in South Africa...
- Breast feeding and mental and motor development at 12 months in a low-income population in northeast BrazilSophie Helena Eickmann
Department of Maternal and Child Health, Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:129-37. 2007..Full breast feeding at 1 month was associated with improved behaviour for two of 10 ratings tested: initiative with tasks (P = 0.003) and attention (P = 0.02). No association between breast feeding and motor development was found...
- Factors associated with Hb concentration in children aged 6-59 months in the State of Pernambuco, BrazilMônica M Osório
Departamento de Nutricao, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, 50670 860 Campus Universitário Cidade Universitária, Recife PE, Prazil
Br J Nutr 91:307-15. 2004..Supplemental Fe should be given to low birth-weight infants...
- Improved cognitive and motor development in a community-based intervention of psychosocial stimulation in northeast BrazilSophie H Eickmann
Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
Dev Med Child Neurol 45:536-41. 2003..2 points for MDI (p < 0.001), and + 10.8 points for PDI (p = 0.001). The intervention was thus associated with significant improvements in cognitive and motor development...
- Complementary foods in Jamaica: viscosity, energy density and feeding practicesJulie Meeks Gardne
Epidemiology Research Unit, Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica
Public Health Nutr 5:295-302. 2002....