Sunita Taneja

Summary

Affiliation: Amherst College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of maternal education on gender bias in care-seeking for common childhood illnesses
    Gautam Bhan
    Soc Sci Med 60:715-24. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Effectiveness of zinc supplementation plus oral rehydration salts compared with oral rehydration salts alone as a treatment for acute diarrhea in a primary care setting: a cluster randomized trial
    Nita Bhandari
    Society for Applied Studies, 384 Chirag Delhi, New Delhi 110017, India
    Pediatrics 121:e1279-85. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Pathways to infant mortality in urban slums of Delhi, India: implications for improving the quality of community- and hospital-based programmes
    Nita Bhandari
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi
    J Health Popul Nutr 20:148-55. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Cobalamin and folate status in infants and young children in a low-to-middle income community in India
    Sunita Taneja
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1302-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Folate, but not vitamin B-12 status, predicts respiratory morbidity in north Indian children
    Tor A Strand
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:139-44. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Zinc during and in convalescence from diarrhea has no demonstrable effect on subsequent morbidity and anthropometric status among infants <6 mo of age
    Christa L Fischer Walker
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:887-94. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Adding zinc to supplemental iron and folic acid does not affect mortality and severe morbidity in young children
    Nita Bhandari
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Nutr 137:112-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Zinc supplementation for the treatment of diarrhea in infants in Pakistan, India and Ethiopia
    Christa L Fischer Walker
    Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 43:357-63. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint A pilot test of the addition of zinc to the current case management package of diarrhea in a primary health care setting
    Nita Bhandari
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 41:685-7. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Implementation of the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study in India
    Nita Bhandari
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
    Food Nutr Bull 25:S66-71. 2004

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Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of maternal education on gender bias in care-seeking for common childhood illnesses
    Gautam Bhan
    Soc Sci Med 60:715-24. 2005
    ..Paternal education was found not to be significantly related to hospitalisation...
  2. doi request reprint Effectiveness of zinc supplementation plus oral rehydration salts compared with oral rehydration salts alone as a treatment for acute diarrhea in a primary care setting: a cluster randomized trial
    Nita Bhandari
    Society for Applied Studies, 384 Chirag Delhi, New Delhi 110017, India
    Pediatrics 121:e1279-85. 2008
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Pathways to infant mortality in urban slums of Delhi, India: implications for improving the quality of community- and hospital-based programmes
    Nita Bhandari
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi
    J Health Popul Nutr 20:148-55. 2002
    ..Development of home-based treatment regimens for young infants and objective criteria for their hospitalization and discharge should receive a high priority...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cobalamin and folate status in infants and young children in a low-to-middle income community in India
    Sunita Taneja
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1302-9. 2007
    ..Population-based data on the prevalence of cobalamin and folate deficiency in India are lacking...
  5. ncbi request reprint Folate, but not vitamin B-12 status, predicts respiratory morbidity in north Indian children
    Tor A Strand
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:139-44. 2007
    ..Vitamin deficiencies are often part of malnutrition, which predisposes to acute lower respiratory tract infections...
  6. ncbi request reprint Zinc during and in convalescence from diarrhea has no demonstrable effect on subsequent morbidity and anthropometric status among infants <6 mo of age
    Christa L Fischer Walker
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:887-94. 2007
    ..Zinc given for 14 d at the start of diarrhea has been shown to decrease the incidence and prevalence of diarrhea and pneumonia and improve growth in the 2-3 mo after, but no trial has been done in infants <6 mo of age...
  7. ncbi request reprint Adding zinc to supplemental iron and folic acid does not affect mortality and severe morbidity in young children
    Nita Bhandari
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Nutr 137:112-7. 2007
    ..Future research should address iron and zinc interaction effects on important functional outcomes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Zinc supplementation for the treatment of diarrhea in infants in Pakistan, India and Ethiopia
    Christa L Fischer Walker
    Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 43:357-63. 2006
    ..This randomized, placebo controlled trial was designed to assess the safety and efficacy of 10-mg zinc supplementation for the treatment of acute diarrhea in infants...
  9. ncbi request reprint A pilot test of the addition of zinc to the current case management package of diarrhea in a primary health care setting
    Nita Bhandari
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 41:685-7. 2005
    ..Reduction in use of drugs during diarrhea ranged from 34% for tablets to 64% for injections 6 months later. The cost of treatment to families declined significantly. These findings need confirmation in a randomized controlled trial...
  10. ncbi request reprint Implementation of the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study in India
    Nita Bhandari
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
    Food Nutr Bull 25:S66-71. 2004
    ....
  11. pmc Effect of routine zinc supplementation on pneumonia in children aged 6 months to 3 years: randomised controlled trial in an urban slum
    Nita Bhandari
    Department of Paediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India
    BMJ 324:1358. 2002
    ..To evaluate the effect of daily zinc supplementation in children on the incidence of acute lower respiratory tract infections and pneumonia...
  12. ncbi request reprint Substantial reduction in severe diarrheal morbidity by daily zinc supplementation in young north Indian children
    Nita Bhandari
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Pediatrics 109:e86. 2002
    ..To evaluate the impact of 4 months of daily zinc supplementation on the incidence of severe and recurrent diarrhea in children 6 to 30 months of age...
  13. pmc Growth performance of affluent Indian children is similar to that in developed countries
    Nita Bhandari
    Department of Paediatrics, Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease and Nutrition, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    Bull World Health Organ 80:189-95. 2002
    ....