Rahul Rawat

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Affiliation: International Food Policy Research Institute

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Learning how programs achieve their impact: embedding theory-driven process evaluation and other program learning mechanisms in alive & thrive
    Rahul Rawat
    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2033 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 34:S212-25. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Influence of inflammation as measured by alpha-1-acid glycoprotein on iron status indicators among HIV-positive postpartum Zimbabwean women
    R Rawat
    International Food Policy Research Institute, Food Consumption and Nutrition Division, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:787-93. 2009
  3. pmc The impact of food assistance on weight gain and disease progression among HIV-infected individuals accessing AIDS care and treatment services in Uganda
    Rahul Rawat
    Poverty, Health, and Nutrtition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2033 K Street, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:316. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Elevated iron stores are associated with HIV disease severity and mortality among postpartum women in Zimbabwe
    R Rawat
    Food Consumption and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2033 K Street, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Public Health Nutr 12:1321-9. 2009
  5. pmc Exposure to mass media and interpersonal counseling has additive effects on exclusive breastfeeding and its psychosocial determinants among Vietnamese mothers
    Phuong H Nguyen
    Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 12:713-25. 2016
  6. pmc Combining Intensive Counseling by Frontline Workers with a Nationwide Mass Media Campaign Has Large Differential Impacts on Complementary Feeding Practices but Not on Child Growth: Results of a Cluster-Randomized Program Evaluation in Bangladesh
    Purnima Menon
    Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC
    J Nutr 146:2075-2084. 2016
  7. doi request reprint Food access and diet quality independently predict nutritional status among people living with HIV in Uganda
    Suneetha Kadiyala
    Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2033 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006 1002, USA
    Public Health Nutr 16:164-70. 2013
  8. pmc Exposure to Large-Scale Social and Behavior Change Communication Interventions Is Associated with Improvements in Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices in Ethiopia
    Sunny S Kim
    Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, D C, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 11:e0164800. 2016
  9. pmc Supply- and Demand-Side Factors Influencing Utilization of Infant and Young Child Feeding Counselling Services in Viet Nam
    Phuong H Nguyen
    Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 11:e0151358. 2016
  10. pmc Impacts on Breastfeeding Practices of At-Scale Strategies That Combine Intensive Interpersonal Counseling, Mass Media, and Community Mobilization: Results of Cluster-Randomized Program Evaluations in Bangladesh and Viet Nam
    Purnima Menon
    Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
    PLoS Med 13:e1002159. 2016

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Learning how programs achieve their impact: embedding theory-driven process evaluation and other program learning mechanisms in alive & thrive
    Rahul Rawat
    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2033 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 34:S212-25. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Influence of inflammation as measured by alpha-1-acid glycoprotein on iron status indicators among HIV-positive postpartum Zimbabwean women
    R Rawat
    International Food Policy Research Institute, Food Consumption and Nutrition Division, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:787-93. 2009
    ..They proposed further exploratory analyses using AGP. We examined whether the APR (measured by AGP) influences the expected relationships between iron status indicators in an HIV-infected population...
  3. pmc The impact of food assistance on weight gain and disease progression among HIV-infected individuals accessing AIDS care and treatment services in Uganda
    Rahul Rawat
    Poverty, Health, and Nutrtition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2033 K Street, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:316. 2010
    ..This study evaluates the impact of food assistance (FA) on change in weight and disease progression as measured by WHO staging...
  4. doi request reprint Elevated iron stores are associated with HIV disease severity and mortality among postpartum women in Zimbabwe
    R Rawat
    Food Consumption and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2033 K Street, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Public Health Nutr 12:1321-9. 2009
    ..While anaemia is a major complication of HIV infection, higher Fe stores may be associated with disease progression. There is limited and conflicting data available from Africa...
  5. pmc Exposure to mass media and interpersonal counseling has additive effects on exclusive breastfeeding and its psychosocial determinants among Vietnamese mothers
    Phuong H Nguyen
    Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 12:713-25. 2016
    ..Our findings suggest that combining different behavior change interventions leads to greater changes in psychosocial factors, which in turn positively affects breastfeeding behaviors. ..
  6. pmc Combining Intensive Counseling by Frontline Workers with a Nationwide Mass Media Campaign Has Large Differential Impacts on Complementary Feeding Practices but Not on Child Growth: Results of a Cluster-Randomized Program Evaluation in Bangladesh
    Purnima Menon
    Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC
    J Nutr 146:2075-2084. 2016
    ..Alive & Thrive addressed this in Bangladesh through intensified interpersonal counseling (IPC), mass media (MM), and community mobilization (CM)...
  7. doi request reprint Food access and diet quality independently predict nutritional status among people living with HIV in Uganda
    Suneetha Kadiyala
    Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2033 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006 1002, USA
    Public Health Nutr 16:164-70. 2013
    ....
  8. pmc Exposure to Large-Scale Social and Behavior Change Communication Interventions Is Associated with Improvements in Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices in Ethiopia
    Sunny S Kim
    Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, D C, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 11:e0164800. 2016
    ..The interventions were associated with plausible improvements in IYCF practices, but large gaps in improving children's diets in Ethiopia remain, particularly during complementary feeding...
  9. pmc Supply- and Demand-Side Factors Influencing Utilization of Infant and Young Child Feeding Counselling Services in Viet Nam
    Phuong H Nguyen
    Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 11:e0151358. 2016
    ....
  10. pmc Impacts on Breastfeeding Practices of At-Scale Strategies That Combine Intensive Interpersonal Counseling, Mass Media, and Community Mobilization: Results of Cluster-Randomized Program Evaluations in Bangladesh and Viet Nam
    Purnima Menon
    Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
    PLoS Med 13:e1002159. 2016
    ....
  11. doi request reprint The impact of a food assistance program on nutritional status, disease progression, and food security among people living with HIV in Uganda
    Rahul Rawat
    Division of Poverty, Health, and Nutrition, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC Department of Economics, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom and Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research on Agriculture and Health, London, United Kingdom
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 66:e15-22. 2014
    ..Limited evidence exists on the potential benefit of food security and nutrition interventions to people living with HIV (PLHIV)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Bringing rigor to evaluations of large-scale programs to improve infant and young child feeding and nutrition: the evaluation designs for the Alive & Thrive initiative
    Purnima Menon
    Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 34:S195-211. 2013
    ..The evidence base on the impact of large-scale infant and young child feeding (IYCF) and nutrition programs is limited, partly due to the challenges of rigorously evaluating complex programs including multiple interventions...
  13. pmc Maternal willingness to pay for infant and young child nutrition counseling services in Vietnam
    Phuong H Nguyen
    International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Glob Health Action 8:28001. 2015
    ..One element of franchising that has not yet been implemented is fee for service, which is a potential financing mechanism for sustaining services in the long run...
  14. doi request reprint Incorporating elements of social franchising in government health services improves the quality of infant and young child feeding counselling services at commune health centres in Vietnam
    Phuong H Nguyen
    International Food Policy Research Institute, Hanoi, Vietnam, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC 20006, USA, Institute of Social and Medical Studies, Hanoi, Vietnam, FHI360, Hanoi, Vietnam and International Food Policy Research Institute, New Delhi 110012, India
    Health Policy Plan 29:1008-20. 2014
    ..This study assessed the effects of incorporating elements of social franchising on shaping the quality of infant and young child feeding (IYCF) counselling facilities and services in Vietnam...
  15. ncbi request reprint Is Exposure to Animal Feces Harmful to Child Nutrition and Health Outcomes? A Multicountry Observational Analysis
    Derek Headey
    Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, The International Food Policy Research Institute IFPRI, Washington, District of Columbia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg . 2016
    ..The results in this article, therefore, contribute to a growing body of evidence suggesting that animal ownership may pose a significant risk to child nutrition and health outcomes in developing countries...
  16. doi request reprint Changes in Underlying Determinants Explain Rapid Increases in Child Linear Growth in Alive & Thrive Study Areas between 2010 and 2014 in Bangladesh and Vietnam
    Phuong Hong Nguyen
    Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC
    J Nutr . 2017
    ....
  17. pmc Assessing implementation fidelity of a community-based infant and young child feeding intervention in Ethiopia identifies delivery challenges that limit reach to communities: a mixed-method process evaluation study
    Sunny S Kim
    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2033 K Street, NW Washington, DC, 20006, USA
    BMC Public Health 15:316. 2015
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Poor diet quality is associated with low CD4 count and anemia and predicts mortality among antiretroviral therapy-naive HIV-positive adults in Uganda
    Rahul Rawat
    Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 62:246-53. 2013
    ..We assessed the association between dietary diversity and CD4 count, moderate anemia, and mortality among 876 antiretroviral therapy-naive people living with HIV/AIDS infection (PLHIV) in Uganda...
  19. doi request reprint Identifying potential programs and platforms to deliver multiple micronutrient interventions
    Deanna K Olney
    Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    J Nutr 142:178S-85S. 2012
    ..The diversification of delivery platforms, which simultaneously addresses multiple determinants of MMN deficiencies and expands coverage, is needed to accelerate progress in reducing MMN deficiencies...
  20. doi request reprint Short communication: predicting adverse HIV-related outcomes in a resource-limited setting: use of the inflammation marker α(1)-acid glycoprotein
    Rahul Rawat
    International Food Policy Research Institute, Poverty Health and Nutrition Division, Washington, DC, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 26:1171-4. 2010
    ..85-fold (p = 0.087) increased risk of infant infection or death. In a resource-limited setting, AGP may be of utility as an inexpensive prognostic tool for HIV-infected individuals...