Marie T Ruel

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Affiliation: International Food Policy Research Institute

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The coexistence of child undernutrition and maternal overweight: prevalence, hypotheses, and programme and policy implications
    James Garrett
    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2033 K Street, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 1:185-96. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Nutrition-sensitive interventions and programmes: how can they help to accelerate progress in improving maternal and child nutrition?
    Marie T Ruel
    Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Lancet 382:536-51. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Spot-check observational method for assessing hygiene practices: review of experience and implications for programmes
    Marie T Ruel
    Food Consumption and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 20:65-76. 2002
  4. doi request reprint The Oriente Study: program and policy impacts
    Marie T Ruel
    International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    J Nutr 140:415-8. 2010
  5. doi request reprint The food, fuel, and financial crises affect the urban and rural poor disproportionately: a review of the evidence
    Marie T Ruel
    International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    J Nutr 140:170S-6S. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Age-based preventive targeting of food assistance and behaviour change and communication for reduction of childhood undernutrition in Haiti: a cluster randomised trial
    Marie T Ruel
    Food Consumption and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Lancet 371:588-95. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Donated fortified cereal blends improve the nutrient density of traditional complementary foods in Haiti, but iron and zinc gaps remain for infants
    Marie T Ruel
    International Food Policy Research Institute in Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 25:361-76. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Child feeding practices are associated with child nutritional status in Latin America: innovative uses of the demographic and health surveys
    Marie T Ruel
    International Food Policy Research Institute IFPRI, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    J Nutr 132:1180-7. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Operationalizing dietary diversity: a review of measurement issues and research priorities
    Marie T Ruel
    Food Consumption and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, D C 20006, USA
    J Nutr 133:3911S-3926S. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Stunted child-overweight mother pairs: prevalence and association with economic development and urbanization
    James L Garrett
    Food Consumption and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 26:209-21. 2005

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint The coexistence of child undernutrition and maternal overweight: prevalence, hypotheses, and programme and policy implications
    James Garrett
    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2033 K Street, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 1:185-96. 2005
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Nutrition-sensitive interventions and programmes: how can they help to accelerate progress in improving maternal and child nutrition?
    Marie T Ruel
    Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Lancet 382:536-51. 2013
    ..Nutrition-sensitive programmes can help scale up nutrition-specific interventions and create a stimulating environment in which young children can grow and develop to their full potential...
  3. ncbi request reprint Spot-check observational method for assessing hygiene practices: review of experience and implications for programmes
    Marie T Ruel
    Food Consumption and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 20:65-76. 2002
    ..Additional research is needed to assess the validity, reactivity, and repeatability of hygiene indicators derived from spot-checks...
  4. doi request reprint The Oriente Study: program and policy impacts
    Marie T Ruel
    International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    J Nutr 140:415-8. 2010
    ..It is hoped that, given the multiple shocks currently affecting the poor, these powerful results will help stimulate greater investments in maternal and child nutrition in the short term...
  5. doi request reprint The food, fuel, and financial crises affect the urban and rural poor disproportionately: a review of the evidence
    Marie T Ruel
    International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    J Nutr 140:170S-6S. 2010
    ..Using these early coping strategies as early warning indicators could help prevent dramatic losses in welfare...
  6. doi request reprint Age-based preventive targeting of food assistance and behaviour change and communication for reduction of childhood undernutrition in Haiti: a cluster randomised trial
    Marie T Ruel
    Food Consumption and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Lancet 371:588-95. 2008
    ..Previous evidence suggests that targeting nutrition interventions earlier in life, before children become undernourished, might be more effective for reduction of childhood undernutrition...
  7. ncbi request reprint Donated fortified cereal blends improve the nutrient density of traditional complementary foods in Haiti, but iron and zinc gaps remain for infants
    Marie T Ruel
    International Food Policy Research Institute in Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 25:361-76. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Child feeding practices are associated with child nutritional status in Latin America: innovative uses of the demographic and health surveys
    Marie T Ruel
    International Food Policy Research Institute IFPRI, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    J Nutr 132:1180-7. 2002
    ..The data available in DHS data sets can thus be used effectively to create a composite child feeding index and to identify vulnerable groups that could be targeted by nutrition education and behavior change interventions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Operationalizing dietary diversity: a review of measurement issues and research priorities
    Marie T Ruel
    Food Consumption and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, D C 20006, USA
    J Nutr 133:3911S-3926S. 2003
    ..Validation studies are also needed to test the usefulness of DD indicators for various purposes and in different contexts...
  10. ncbi request reprint Stunted child-overweight mother pairs: prevalence and association with economic development and urbanization
    James L Garrett
    Food Consumption and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 26:209-21. 2005
    ..This may become especially important with future economic development and, potentially, urbanization...
  11. 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. ..
  12. doi request reprint Maternal education mitigates the negative effects of higher income on the double burden of child stunting and maternal overweight in rural Mexico
    Jef L Leroy
    Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC
    J Nutr 144:765-70. 2014
    ..Where maternal schooling is low, poverty reduction must be accompanied by effective behavior change communication to prevent child stunting and to protect women from unhealthy weight gain. ..
  13. 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)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Assessing impact and impact pathways of a homestead food production program on household and child nutrition in Cambodia
    Deanna K Olney
    International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 30:355-69. 2009
    ..Homestead food production programs have the potential to improve maternal and child health and nutrition through multiple pathways...
  15. 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
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  16. 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...
  17. doi request reprint Undernutrition, poor feeding practices, and low coverage of key nutrition interventions
    Chessa K Lutter
    Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037 2895, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e1418-27. 2011
    ..To estimate the global burden of malnutrition and highlight data on child feeding practices and coverage of key nutrition interventions...
  18. ncbi request reprint Dietary diversity is associated with child nutritional status: evidence from 11 demographic and health surveys
    Mary Arimond
    Food Consumption and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute IFPRI, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    J Nutr 134:2579-85. 2004
    ....
  19. 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
    ....
  20. doi request reprint A 2-Year Integrated Agriculture and Nutrition Program Targeted to Mothers of Young Children in Burkina Faso Reduces Underweight among Mothers and Increases Their Empowerment: A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial
    Deanna K Olney
    Poverty Health and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC
    J Nutr 146:1109-17. 2016
    ..These programs may also improve mothers' nutrition and empowerment outcomes. However, evidence from rigorous evaluations is scarce...
  21. 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
    ....
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. doi request reprint A 2-year integrated agriculture and nutrition and health behavior change communication program targeted to women in Burkina Faso reduces anemia, wasting, and diarrhea in children 3-12.9 months of age at baseline: a cluster-randomized controlled trial
    Deanna K Olney
    Poverty Health and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC
    J Nutr 145:1317-24. 2015
    ..Among young children in Burkina Faso, anemia and chronic and acute undernutrition are widespread...
  25. ncbi request reprint Is dietary diversity an indicator of food security or dietary quality? A review of measurement issues and research needs
    Marie T Ruel
    Food Nutr Bull 24:231-2. 2003
  26. ncbi request reprint Moving forward with complementary feeding: indicators and research priorities. International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) discussion paper 146 (April 2003)
    Marie T Ruel
    Food Nutr Bull 24:289-90. 2003
  27. ncbi request reprint International Zinc Nutrition Consultative Group (IZiNCG) technical document #1. Assessment of the risk of zinc deficiency in populations and options for its control
    Kenneth H Brown
    Program in International Nutrition, University of California, Davis, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 25:S99-203. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint Micronutrient Sprinkles reduce anemia among 9- to 24-mo-old children when delivered through an integrated health and nutrition program in rural Haiti
    Purnima Menon
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Nutr 137:1023-30. 2007
    ..05) and for children who were anemic at baseline (P < 0.001). In populations with a high prevalence of anemia, such as rural Haiti, 2 mo of Sprinkles are effective in reducing anemia among 9- to 24-mo-old children...
  29. ncbi request reprint From research to program design: use of formative research in Haiti to develop a behavior change communication program to prevent malnutrition
    Purnima Menon
    Food Nutr Bull 26:241-2. 2005
  30. ncbi request reprint Assessing supervisory and motivational factors in the context of a program evaluation in rural Haiti
    Purnima Menon
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Nutr 138:634-7. 2008
    ..Assessing supervisory and motivational factors was feasible and desirable in the context of this evaluation and deepened understanding of the program context and constraints to implementation...