Nutrition News for Africa 2005

November 15 2005
An article by Clare Kapp entitled 'As Niger's emergency eases, another crisis looms' was published in the 24 September 2005 Lancet (366:1065-1066).
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October 31 2005
The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2005' is a comprehensive report published as a collaborative effort within the FAO led by the Economic and Social Department.
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October 15 2005
A study by Mamiro et al entitled ‘Feeding Practices and Factors Contributing to Wasting, Stunting and Iron-deficiency Anaemia among 3-23-month Old Children in Kilosa District, Rural Tanzania’ was published in the Journal of Health Population and Nutrition (2005 September  23 (3):222-230).

September 30
2005
A study by Nube and Sonneveld entitled 'The geographical distribution of underweight children in Africa' was published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organisation (October 2005, Vol 83. No. 10).
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September 15 2005
The Editorial of the British Medical Journal (Volume 331 1 October 2005) is entitled 'Meeting millennium development goals 3 and 5: Gender equality needs to be put on the African agenda.'
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August 31 2005
A survey by Nesamvuni et al entitled Fortification of maize meal improved the nutritional status of 1¨C3-year-old African children was published in Public Health Nutrition (Vol. 8, No. 5, August 2005)
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August 15 2005
A study by Aidam et al published in the Journal of Nutrition (135:1691-1695, July 2005) was entitled ‘Lactation Counseling Increases Exclusive Breast-Feeding Rates in Ghana’.

July 30
2005
An article published in The Lancet (Vol 365 June 25, 2005) by Bryce et al was entitled ‘Can the world afford to save the lives of 6 million children each year?’
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July 15 2005
A survey by Jaarsveld et al entitled ‘ß-carotene-rich orange-fleshed sweet potato improves the vitamin A status of primary school children assessed with the modified-relative-dose-response test’ was published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2005 81:1080-7).
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June
30 2005
A survey by Coetzee et al was published in the July 2005 Bulletin of the World Health Organisation and entitled ‘Effectiveness of the first district-wide programme for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in South Africa’.
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June 15 2005
A cross sectional nutritional survey by Macharia et al was conducted in Makueni district in Kenya and published in the African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development. (Vol 5, No. 1 2005)
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May 31 2005
Assessment of Plasma Zinc Status of Senile Cataract and Non-Cataract Elderly Patients in Mid Western Nigeria-A Case Study of Edo and Delta States of Nigeria.
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May 15 2005
Does the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness cost more than routine care? Results from the United Republic of Tanzania.
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April 30 2005
Perceptions of the Role of Maternal Nutrition in HIV-Positive Breast-Feeding Women in Malawi
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April 15 2005
The Global Face of Nutrition. What Can Governments and Industry Do?
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March 30 2005
A study was published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization (March 2005) by Ann . K Blanc and Tessa Wardlaw entitled "Monitoring low birth weight: an evaluation of the international estimates and an updated estimation procedure."
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March 15 2005
A survey was published by Bowie et al in the March 2005 Journal of Nutrition entitled "An assessment of food supplementation to chronically sick patients receiving home based care in Bangwe, Malawi: a descriptive study."
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Feb 28 2005
Efficacy of Multiple Micronutrient Supplementation for Improving Anemia, Micronutrient Status and Growth in South African Infants
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Feb
15 2005
Dual fortification of salt with iodine and micronized ferric pyrophosphate: a randomized, double-blind, control trial
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Jan
31 2005
Opportunities for Improving the Quality of Nutritional Services in the National Health System in Mozambique: Findings from Manica Province
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Jan
15 2005
The State of the World’s Children 2005: Childhood Under Threat
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