Ann Ashworth

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Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dietary counseling in the management of moderate malnourishment in children
    Ann 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
  2. doi request reprint Why do some hospitals achieve better care of severely malnourished children than others? Five-year follow-up of rural hospitals in Eastern Cape, South Africa
    Thandi Puoane
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Health Policy Plan 23:428-37. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Growth monitoring and promotion: review of evidence of impact
    Ann Ashworth
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Matern Child Nutr 4:86-117. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and effectiveness of community-based treatment of severe malnutrition
    Ann 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
  5. ncbi request reprint WHO guidelines for management of severe malnutrition in rural South African hospitals: effect on case fatality and the influence of operational factors
    Ann Ashworth
    Public Health Nutrition Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Lancet 363:1110-5. 2004
  6. pmc 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
  7. doi request reprint Malnutrition treatment to become a core competency
    Claire 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Differential workloads of boys and girls in rural Nepal and their association with growth
    Miki 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Improving the hospital management of malnourished children by participatory research
    Thandi 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Focusing on malnutrition management to improve child survival in India
    Ann Ashworth
    Indian Pediatr 44:413-6. 2007

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Dietary counseling in the management of moderate malnourishment in children
    Ann 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...
  2. doi request reprint Why do some hospitals achieve better care of severely malnourished children than others? Five-year follow-up of rural hospitals in Eastern Cape, South Africa
    Thandi 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...
  3. doi request reprint Growth monitoring and promotion: review of evidence of impact
    Ann Ashworth
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Matern Child Nutr 4:86-117. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and effectiveness of community-based treatment of severe malnutrition
    Ann 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint WHO guidelines for management of severe malnutrition in rural South African hospitals: effect on case fatality and the influence of operational factors
    Ann 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...
  6. pmc 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...
  7. doi request reprint Malnutrition treatment to become a core competency
    Claire 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Differential workloads of boys and girls in rural Nepal and their association with growth
    Miki 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Improving the hospital management of malnourished children by participatory research
    Thandi 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Focusing on malnutrition management to improve child survival in India
    Ann Ashworth
    Indian Pediatr 44:413-6. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint Preventing HIV transmission to children: quality of counselling of mothers in South Africa
    Mickey 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Breast feeding and mental and motor development at 12 months in a low-income population in northeast Brazil
    Sophie 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with Hb concentration in children aged 6-59 months in the State of Pernambuco, Brazil
    Mônica 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Improved cognitive and motor development in a community-based intervention of psychosocial stimulation in northeast Brazil
    Sophie 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Complementary foods in Jamaica: viscosity, energy density and feeding practices
    Julie Meeks Gardne
    Epidemiology Research Unit, Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica
    Public Health Nutr 5:295-302. 2002
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