Searching with a thematic focus on Nutrition, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Health in Nepal
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- DocumentElsevier, 2017This paper explores the drivers of Nepal's maternal and child nutrition success using document review, interviews with mothers, and quantitative analysis of DHS datasets. Our qualitative and quantitative analyses both highlight similar policy and community level changes but limited improvements in child feeding and care practices.DocumentGlobal Food Security - journal, 2017Over the past two decades, many developing countries have made impressive progress in reducing undernutrition. In this paper, the authors explore potential explanations of this success by applying consistent statistical methods to multiple rounds of Demographic Health Surveys for Bangladesh, Nepal, Ethiopia, Odisha, Senegal, and Zambia.DocumentBMC Public Health, 2011Iron deficiency is the most prevalent nutrient deficiency in the world, particularly during pregnancy. According to the literature, anaemia, particularly severe anaemia, is associated with increased risk of maternal mortality. It also puts mothers at risk of multiple perinatal complications.Document
Effect of multiple micronutrient supplementation on pregnancy and infant outcomes: a systematic reviewPaediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, 2012Supplementation with multiple micronutrients (MM) during pregnancy may result in improved pregnancy and infant outcomes. The study conducted meta-analyses of randomised controlled trials that evaluated the effects of prenatal supplementation with MM (defined as containing at least five micronutrients and typically included iron or iron and folic acid).Document
Multiple micronutrient supplementation during pregnancy in low-income countries: a meta-analysis of effects on stillbirths and on early and late neonatal mortalityUnited Nations University, 2009Multiple micronutrient deficiencies are common among women in low-income countries and may adversely affect pregnancy outcomes. This study aimed to conduct a meta-analysis of the effects on stillbirths, early and late neonatal mortality of multiple micronutrient (MMN) compared with iron and folic acid (Fe + FA) supplementation during pregnancy in recent randomised controlled trials.Document
Antenatal and postnatal iron supplementation and childhood mortality in rural Nepal: a prospective follow-up in a randomized, controlled community trialOxford Journals, 2009The long-term benefits of antenatal iron supplementation in child survival are not known.In 1999-2001, 4,926 pregnant women in rural Nepal participated in a cluster-randomized, double-masked, controlled trial involving 4 alternative combinations of micronutrient supplements, each containing vitamin A.