Affiliation: University College London
- Iodine intake in Somalia is excessive and associated with the source of household drinking waterIsmail A R Kassim
Institute for Global Health, University College London, London, UK
J Nutr 144:375-81. 2014..Further work is required to investigate the geochemistry and safety of groundwater sources in Somalia and the impact on human nutrition and health. ..
- Derivation of nutrient requirements for disaster-affected populations: Sphere Project 2011Andrew Seal
UCL Institute for Global Health, Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH, UK
Food Nutr Bull 34:45-51. 2013..It last published population nutritional requirements in 2004, but a revision was required due to the release of new Reference Nutrient Intakes (RNIs) by the World Health Organization and Food and Agriculture Organization (WHO/FAO)...
- Prevalence of wasting among under 6-month-old infants in developing countries and implications of new case definitions using WHO growth standards: a secondary data analysisMarko Kerac
Centre for International Health and Development, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
Arch Dis Child 96:1008-13. 2011..To determine wasting prevalence among infants aged under 6 months and describe the effects of new case definitions based on WHO growth standards...
- Operational guidance on the use of special nutritional products in refugee populationsSarah Style
UCL Institute for Global Health, Institute of Child Health, London
Food Nutr Bull 34:420-8. 2013....
- The effect of body shape on weight-for-height and mid-upper arm circumference based case definitions of acute malnutrition in Ethiopian childrenMark Myatt
Division of Epidemiology, Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London, London, UK
Ann Hum Biol 36:5-20. 2009..A study undertaken in Somalia to investigate this finding reported that children from pastoralist livelihood zones tended to have longer limbs and lower SSRs than children from agrarian livelihood zones...
- Maize meal fortification is associated with improved vitamin A and iron status in adolescents and reduced childhood anaemia in a food aid-dependent refugee populationAndrew Seal
Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
Public Health Nutr 11:720-8. 2008..To assess changes in the Fe and vitamin A status of the population of Nangweshi refugee camp associated with the introduction of maize meal fortification...
- Follow-up of post-discharge growth and mortality after treatment for severe acute malnutrition (FuSAM study): a prospective cohort studyMarko Kerac
Valid International, Oxford, United Kingdom Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi Institute for Global Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre, University College London, London, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 9:e96030. 2014..Management of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) plays a vital role in achieving global child survival targets. Effective treatment programmes are available but little is known about longer term outcomes following programme discharge...
- Improved assessment of child nutritional status using target weights and a novel, low-cost, weight-for-height slide chartMarko Kerac
Department of Pediatric, UCL Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
Trop Doct 39:23-6. 2009..We also describe a target weight system for monitoring children's progress towards nutritional recovery...
- Development of a competency framework for the nutrition in emergencies sectorJessica Meeker
1 UCL Institute for Global Health, Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
Public Health Nutr 17:689-99. 2014..We therefore developed a technical competency framework for practitioners in nutrition in emergencies...