- Developmental outcomes among 18-month-old Malawians after a year of complementary feeding with lipid-based nutrient supplements or corn-soy flourJohn 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...
- Acceptability of three novel lipid-based nutrient supplements among Malawian infants and their caregiversJohn Phuka
Community Health Department, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, P Bag 360 Blantyre, Malawi
Matern Child Nutr 7:368-77. 2011..Considering that the novel LNS was largely acceptable. Efficacy trials are now needed to assess their impact on child growth and development...
- Supplementary feeding with fortified spread among moderately underweight 6-18-month-old rural Malawian childrenJohn 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...
- Providing lipid-based nutrient supplements does not affect developmental milestones among Malawian childrenCharles Mangani
College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi School of Medicine, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
Acta Paediatr 103:e17-26. 2014..To assess whether using lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNS) to complement the diets of infants and young children affected when they achieved selected developmental milestones...
- A job analysis of community health workers in the context of integrated nutrition and early child developmentJohn Phuka
Department of Community Health, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi
Ann N Y Acad Sci 1308:183-91. 2014..Balanced bureaucratic structures, improved task allocation, and synchronization of work schedules across all relevant sectors are needed for integrated intervention in Malawi. ..