S Sazawal

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Delivery, immediate newborn and cord care practices in Pemba Tanzania: a qualitative study of community, hospital staff and community level care providers for knowledge, attitudes, belief systems and practices
    Usha Dhingra
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Room E 5521, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:173. 2014
  2. pmc Zinc deficiency: descriptive epidemiology and morbidity among preschool children in peri-urban population in Delhi, India
    Usha Dhingra
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 27:632-9. 2009
  3. pmc Validation of visual estimation of portion size consumed as a method for estimating food intake by young Indian children
    Pratibha Dhingra
    Center for Micronutrient Research, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, India
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:112-5. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Efficiency of red cell distribution width in identification of children aged 1-3 years with iron deficiency anemia against traditional hematological markers
    Sunil Sazawal
    Center for Micronutrient Research, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, India
    BMC Pediatr 14:8. 2014
  5. pmc Impact of micronutrient fortification of yoghurt on micronutrient status markers and growth - a randomized double blind controlled trial among school children in Bangladesh
    Sunil Sazawal
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:514. 2013
  6. pmc Population Health Metrics Research Consortium gold standard verbal autopsy validation study: design, implementation, and development of analysis datasets
    Christopher Jl Murray
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, 2301 Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Popul Health Metr 9:27. 2011
  7. pmc Malaria incidence and prevalence on Pemba island before the onset of the successful control intervention on the Zanzibar archipelago
    Thomas Jaenisch
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    Malar J 9:32. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of probiotics in prevention of acute diarrhoea: a meta-analysis of masked, randomised, placebo-controlled trials
    Sunil Sazawal
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 6:374-82. 2006
  9. pmc Effect of zinc added to multi-vitamin supplementation containing low-dose vitamin A on plasma retinol level in children--a double-blind randomized, controlled trial
    Sunil Sazawal
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room W5517, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:62-6. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Zinc supplementation for four months does not affect plasma copper concentration in infants
    S Sazawal
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Acta Paediatr 93:599-602. 2004

Collaborators

  • Robert E Black
  • Rebecca J Stoltzfus
  • M K Bhan
  • L E Caulfield
  • James Tielsch
  • Maureen M Black
  • Lindsay Helen Allen
  • Sarah E Cusick
  • P Malik
  • D Mahalanabis
  • R M Angulo-Kinzler
  • B Lozoff
  • Christine Poulos
  • Rosalind S Gibson
  • Usha Dhingra
  • Arup Dutta
  • Pratibha Dhingra
  • Christopher Jl Murray
  • Thomas Jaenisch
  • Venugopal P Menon
  • Deanna K Olney
  • Rajiv Bahl
  • Atifa Moh d Suleiman
  • Said Mohammed Ali
  • Shekhia Moh d Suleiman
  • Shilpi Gupta
  • Joel Gittelsohn
  • Wafaie Fawzi
  • Saurabh Mehta
  • Summer Lockett Ohno
  • Emily Dantzer
  • Diozele Sanvictores
  • Bruce Neal
  • Ramesh Ahuja
  • Marilla Lucero
  • Vinita Das
  • Veronica Tallo
  • Henry Kalter
  • Rafael Lozano
  • Alan D Lopez
  • Abraham D Flaxman
  • Rajendra Prasad
  • Dolores Ramírez-Villalobos
  • Bernardo Hernández
  • Mwanaidi Said
  • Sara Gomez
  • Devarsetty Praveen
  • Rohina Joshi
  • Zul Premji
  • Hazel Remolador
  • Ian Riley
  • Vishwajeet Kumar
  • Minerva Romero
  • Abdullah Baqui
  • Said Mohd Ali
  • Lalit Dandona
  • Aarti Kumar
  • Saikat Deb
  • Mahdi Ramsan
  • Mashavu K Othman
  • Roger Gaczkowski
  • David J Sullivan
  • Archana Sarkar
  • Girish Hiremath
  • Sunil Sazawa
  • Nadra S Ali
  • Patricia K Kariger
  • Sabra S Khalfan
  • Ernesto Pollitt
  • Dale Whittington
  • Anju Sinha
  • John D Clemens
  • Camilo J Acosta
  • Ramesh Kumar

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Delivery, immediate newborn and cord care practices in Pemba Tanzania: a qualitative study of community, hospital staff and community level care providers for knowledge, attitudes, belief systems and practices
    Usha Dhingra
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Room E 5521, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:173. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc Zinc deficiency: descriptive epidemiology and morbidity among preschool children in peri-urban population in Delhi, India
    Usha Dhingra
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 27:632-9. 2009
    ..8% had levels of plasma zinc below 60 microg/dL. A significantly higher risk of morbidity was prevalent among the subjects with lower plasma zinc compared to those with higher levels of plasma zinc...
  3. pmc Validation of visual estimation of portion size consumed as a method for estimating food intake by young Indian children
    Pratibha Dhingra
    Center for Micronutrient Research, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, India
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:112-5. 2007
    ..6 vs 44.2 mL). Recording portion size consumed and estimating food intake from that provides a good alternative to the time-consuming and often culturally-unacceptable method of post-weighing food each time after a feeding episode...
  4. doi request reprint Efficiency of red cell distribution width in identification of children aged 1-3 years with iron deficiency anemia against traditional hematological markers
    Sunil Sazawal
    Center for Micronutrient Research, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, India
    BMC Pediatr 14:8. 2014
    ..Our study elucidates the discriminative ability of RDW for detecting IDA among young children...
  5. pmc Impact of micronutrient fortification of yoghurt on micronutrient status markers and growth - a randomized double blind controlled trial among school children in Bangladesh
    Sunil Sazawal
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:514. 2013
    ..We evaluated the effect of micronutrient-fortified yoghurt on the biochemical status of important micronutrients (iron, zinc, iodine, vitamin A) as well as growth indicators among school children in Bogra district of Bangladesh...
  6. pmc Population Health Metrics Research Consortium gold standard verbal autopsy validation study: design, implementation, and development of analysis datasets
    Christopher Jl Murray
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, 2301 Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Popul Health Metr 9:27. 2011
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  7. pmc Malaria incidence and prevalence on Pemba island before the onset of the successful control intervention on the Zanzibar archipelago
    Thomas Jaenisch
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    Malar J 9:32. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of probiotics in prevention of acute diarrhoea: a meta-analysis of masked, randomised, placebo-controlled trials
    Sunil Sazawal
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 6:374-82. 2006
    ..The effect on acute diarrhoea is dependent on the age of the host and genera of strain used...
  9. pmc Effect of zinc added to multi-vitamin supplementation containing low-dose vitamin A on plasma retinol level in children--a double-blind randomized, controlled trial
    Sunil Sazawal
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room W5517, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:62-6. 2007
    ..Addition of zinc to low-dose vitamin A in this study did not improve the vitamin A status of children and cannot explain morbidity effects of the intervention...
  10. ncbi request reprint Zinc supplementation for four months does not affect plasma copper concentration in infants
    S Sazawal
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Acta Paediatr 93:599-602. 2004
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Effects of Bifidobacterium lactis HN019 and prebiotic oligosaccharide added to milk on iron status, anemia, and growth among children 1 to 4 years old
    Sunil Sazawal
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 51:341-6. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effect of Bifidobacterium lactis HN019 and prebiotic-fortified milk on iron status, anemia, and growth among 1- to 4-year-old children...
  12. pmc Effects of fortified milk on morbidity in young children in north India: community based, randomised, double masked placebo controlled trial
    Sunil Sazawal
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 334:140. 2007
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of milk fortified with specific multiple micronutrients on morbidity in children compared with the same milk without fortification...
  13. ncbi request reprint Zinc and childhood infectious disease morbidity and mortality
    R E Black
    Department of International Health, School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Br J Nutr 85:S125-9. 2001
    ..Preventive and therapeutic interventions should be implemented in developing countries where zinc deficiency is likely to be prevalent...
  14. ncbi request reprint Zinc supplementation in infants born small for gestational age reduces mortality: a prospective, randomized, controlled trial
    S Sazawal
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 108:1280-6. 2001
    ..88 (95% confidence interval: 0.36-2.15). CONCLUSIONS: Zinc supplementation in small for gestational age infants can result in a substantial reduction in infectious disease mortality...
  15. pmc Prebiotic and probiotic fortified milk in prevention of morbidities among children: community-based, randomized, double-blind, controlled trial
    Sunil Sazawal
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    PLoS ONE 5:e12164. 2010
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of zinc supplementation on mortality in children aged 1-48 months: a community-based randomised placebo-controlled trial
    Sunil Sazawal
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet 369:927-34. 2007
    ..Our aim was to assess the effects of zinc supplementation on overall mortality in children in Pemba, Zanzibar...
  17. pmc Micronutrient fortified milk improves iron status, anemia and growth among children 1-4 years: a double masked, randomized, controlled trial
    Sunil Sazawal
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    PLoS ONE 5:e12167. 2010
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Effect of pneumonia case management on mortality in neonates, infants, and preschool children: a meta-analysis of community-based trials
    Sunil Sazawal
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 3:547-56. 2003
    ..Community-based interventions to identify and treat pneumonia have a substantial effect on neonatal, infant, and child mortality and should be incorporated into primary health care...
  19. pmc Cognitive and motor development among small-for-gestational-age infants: impact of zinc supplementation, birth weight, and caregiving practices
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1297-305. 2004
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of vitamin A and antimalarial treatment on erythropoiesis in severely anemic Zanzibari preschool children
    Sarah E Cusick
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:406-12. 2005
    ..Impaired erythropoietin production is one possible mechanism. Plasmodium falciparum malaria has been found to blunt erythropoietin production, whereas vitamin A stimulates erythropoietin production in vitro...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effects of routine prophylactic supplementation with iron and folic acid on admission to hospital and mortality in preschool children in a high malaria transmission setting: community-based, randomised, placebo-controlled trial
    Sunil Sazawal
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet 367:133-43. 2006
    ..However, there is concern that universal supplementation of children with iron and folic acid in areas of high malaria transmission might be harmful...
  22. ncbi request reprint Combined iron and folic acid supplementation with or without zinc reduces time to walking unassisted among Zanzibari infants 5- to 11-mo old
    Deanna K Olney
    U S Department of Agriculture, ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center, Davis, CA, USA
    J Nutr 136:2427-34. 2006
    ..There were no significant treatment effects on changes in HAZ or WAZ. The effects of treatment on time to walking may have been mediated by improvements in iron status or hemoglobin, but were not mediated through improvements in growth...
  23. ncbi request reprint Costs of illness due to typhoid fever in an Indian urban slum community: implications for vaccination policy
    Rajiv Bahl
    Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease and Nutrition Research, Department of Paediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110 029, India
    J Health Popul Nutr 22:304-10. 2004
    ..Ways must be found to make Vi-conjugate vaccine, which is efficacious at this age, available to children of developing-countries...
  24. ncbi request reprint Design and quality control issues related to dietary assessment, randomized clinical trials and meta-analysis of field-based studies in developing countries
    Rosalind S Gibson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Nutr 133:1569S-73S. 2003
    ..Meta-analysis is a statistical technique involving linear models or generalized linear models, which can be performed after locating the individual studies, and selecting and abstracting all the necessary data...
  25. ncbi request reprint Association between Helicobacter pylori infection and increased risk of typhoid fever
    Maharaj K Bhan
    Advanced Center for Diarrheal Disease Research, Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Infect Dis 186:1857-60. 2002
    ..This study provides the first empiric evidence that H. pylori infection is associated with an increased risk of typhoid fever...
  26. pmc Preschool-aged children with iron deficiency anemia show altered affect and behavior
    Betsy Lozoff
    Center for Human Growth and Development, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0406, USA
    J Nutr 137:683-9. 2007
    ..These results indicate that IDA in the preschool period has affective and behavioral effects similar to those reported for IDA in infancy...