Anna Lartey

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ghana
Country: Ghana

Publications

  1. ncbi Assessment of gross motor development in the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study
    Trudy M Wijnhoven
    Department of Nutrition, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Food Nutr Bull 25:S37-45. 2004
  2. ncbi Implementation of the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study in Ghana
    Anna Lartey
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Ghana, Legon
    Food Nutr Bull 25:S60-5. 2004
  3. ncbi Infant weight-for-length is positively associated with subsequent linear growth across four different populations
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, One Shields Ave, Davis, 95616 8669, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 1:11-20. 2005
  4. doi Maternal and child nutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa: challenges and interventions
    Anna Lartey
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana
    Proc Nutr Soc 67:105-8. 2008
  5. pmc Small-quantity, lipid-based nutrient supplements provided to women during pregnancy and 6 mo postpartum and to their infants from 6 mo of age increase the mean attained length of 18-mo-old children in semi-urban Ghana: a randomized controlled trial
    Seth Adu-Afarwuah
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana
    Am J Clin Nutr 104:797-808. 2016
  6. doi Impact of small-quantity lipid-based nutrient supplement on hemoglobin, iron status and biomarkers of inflammation in pregnant Ghanaian women
    Seth Adu-Afarwuah
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
    Matern Child Nutr . 2016
  7. doi Lipid-based nutrient supplement increases the birth size of infants of primiparous women in Ghana
    Seth Adu-Afarwuah
    From the Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana SA A, AL, and HO the Department for International Health, University of Tampere School of Medicine, Tampere, Finland PA Nutriset S A S, Malaunay, France MZ Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA SV and the Program in International and Community Nutrition, Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA JMP, MA, and KGD
    Am J Clin Nutr 101:835-46. 2015
  8. doi Acceptability of lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNS) among Ghanaian infants and pregnant or lactating women
    Seth Adu-Afarwuah
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana
    Matern Child Nutr 7:344-56. 2011
  9. doi Caregivers' nutrition knowledge and attitudes are associated with household food diversity and children's animal source food intake across different agro-ecological zones in Ghana
    Aaron K Christian
    1Regional Institute for Population Studies, University of Ghana, PO Box LG96, Legon, Ghana
    Br J Nutr 115:351-60. 2016
  10. doi Household Food Insecurity is Associated with Respiratory Infections Among 6-11-Month Old Infants in Rural Ghana
    Agartha Ohemeng
    From the School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada and Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 34:821-5. 2015

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Publications16

  1. ncbi Assessment of gross motor development in the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study
    Trudy M Wijnhoven
    Department of Nutrition, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Food Nutr Bull 25:S37-45. 2004
    ..Data collection and data quality control took place simultaneously. Data verification and cleaning were performed until all queries had been satisfactorily resolved...
  2. ncbi Implementation of the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study in Ghana
    Anna Lartey
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Ghana, Legon
    Food Nutr Bull 25:S60-5. 2004
    ..Conversely, the high rates of breastfeeding and general support for this practice greatly facilitated the implementation of the MGRS protocol...
  3. ncbi Infant weight-for-length is positively associated with subsequent linear growth across four different populations
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, One Shields Ave, Davis, 95616 8669, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 1:11-20. 2005
    ..The consistency of this relationship across studies supports the hypothesis that linear growth is partly regulated by initial body mass or fatness in infants...
  4. doi Maternal and child nutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa: challenges and interventions
    Anna Lartey
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana
    Proc Nutr Soc 67:105-8. 2008
    ..The recent release by WHO of new international growth standards for assessing the growth and nutritional status of children provides the tool for early detection of growth faltering and for appropriate intervention...
  5. pmc Small-quantity, lipid-based nutrient supplements provided to women during pregnancy and 6 mo postpartum and to their infants from 6 mo of age increase the mean attained length of 18-mo-old children in semi-urban Ghana: a randomized controlled trial
    Seth Adu-Afarwuah
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana
    Am J Clin Nutr 104:797-808. 2016
    ..Childhood stunting usually begins in utero and continues after birth; therefore, its reduction must involve actions across different stages of early life...
  6. doi Impact of small-quantity lipid-based nutrient supplement on hemoglobin, iron status and biomarkers of inflammation in pregnant Ghanaian women
    Seth Adu-Afarwuah
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
    Matern Child Nutr . 2016
    ..The amount of iron in such supplements that is most effective for improving both maternal Hb/iron status and birth outcomes requires further evaluation. This trial was registered at ClinicalTrials.gov as: NCT00970866...
  7. doi Lipid-based nutrient supplement increases the birth size of infants of primiparous women in Ghana
    Seth Adu-Afarwuah
    From the Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana SA A, AL, and HO the Department for International Health, University of Tampere School of Medicine, Tampere, Finland PA Nutriset S A S, Malaunay, France MZ Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA SV and the Program in International and Community Nutrition, Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA JMP, MA, and KGD
    Am J Clin Nutr 101:835-46. 2015
    ..The International Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements Project developed a small-quantity (20 g/d) lipid-based nutrient supplement (LNS) for pregnant and lactating women...
  8. doi Acceptability of lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNS) among Ghanaian infants and pregnant or lactating women
    Seth Adu-Afarwuah
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana
    Matern Child Nutr 7:344-56. 2011
    ..During the 14-day period, median daily consumption of LNS-20gM was 19.3 g, very close to the recommended 20 g d(-1), while that of LNS-P&L was one sachet, as recommended. We conclude that LNS-20gM and LNS-P&L were well accepted...
  9. doi Caregivers' nutrition knowledge and attitudes are associated with household food diversity and children's animal source food intake across different agro-ecological zones in Ghana
    Aaron K Christian
    1Regional Institute for Population Studies, University of Ghana, PO Box LG96, Legon, Ghana
    Br J Nutr 115:351-60. 2016
    ..A key component to improving child nutrition is to understand the context-specific nutrition knowledge and feeding attitudes in order to identify relevant interventions. ..
  10. doi Household Food Insecurity is Associated with Respiratory Infections Among 6-11-Month Old Infants in Rural Ghana
    Agartha Ohemeng
    From the School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada and Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 34:821-5. 2015
    ..To determine the relationship between household food insecurity (HHFI) and symptoms of respiratory infections among infants in rural Ghana...
  11. doi The impact of lipid-based nutrient supplement provision to pregnant women on newborn size in rural Malawi: a randomized controlled trial
    Per Ashorn
    From the Department for International Health, University of Tampere School of Medicine, Tampere, Finland PA, LA, UA, YBC, and UH the Department of Paediatrics, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland PA Duke National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, Centre for Quantitative Medicine, Singapore, Singapore YBC the Departments of Nutrition KGD and Agricultural and Resource Economics SAV, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA the Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana AL the Department of Community Health, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi MN, NP, JP, and KM and Nutriset S A S, Malaunay, France MZ
    Am J Clin Nutr 101:387-97. 2015
    ..We developed a small-quantity lipid-based nutrient supplement (SQ-LNS) to enrich the diets of pregnant women...
  12. pmc Maternal HIV is associated with reduced growth in the first year of life among infants in the Eastern region of Ghana: the Research to Improve Infant Nutrition and Growth (RIING) Project
    Anna Lartey
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana
    Matern Child Nutr 10:604-16. 2014
    ..Children of HIV-P mothers living in socioeconomically deprived communities need special support to mitigate any negative effect on growth performance...
  13. ncbi Complementary feeding strategies to improve child growth in developing countries
    Anna Lartey
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Ghana, Legon
    Forum Nutr 56:240-3. 2003
  14. ncbi Home fortification of complementary foods with micronutrient supplements is well accepted and has positive effects on infant iron status in Ghana
    Seth Adu-Afarwuah
    Program in International and Community Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8669, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:929-38. 2008
    ..Micronutrient deficiencies are common during infancy, and optimal approaches for their prevention need to be identified...
  15. ncbi Randomized comparison of 3 types of micronutrient supplements for home fortification of complementary foods in Ghana: effects on growth and motor development
    Seth Adu-Afarwuah
    Program in International Nutrition and Community Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8669, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:412-20. 2007
    ..A potential low-cost solution is the home fortification of complementary foods with Sprinkles (SP) powder, crushable Nutritabs (NT) tablets, or energy-dense (108 kcal/d), fat-based Nutributter (NB)...
  16. ncbi Lactation counseling increases exclusive breast-feeding rates in Ghana
    Bridget A Aidam
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Nutr 135:1691-5. 2005
    ..5%) than among C (19.6%). The 100% increase in EBF rates can be attributed to the lactation counseling provided. Additional prenatal EBF support may not be needed within a context of strong routine prenatal EBF education...