Nutrition News for Africa 2007

October 15 2007
An article entitled “Vitamin A supplementation in iodine-deficient African children decreases thyrotropin stimulation of the thyroid and reduces the goiter rate” was published by Michael B Zimmermann, et al. in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2007;86 (1): 1040-1044
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September 30 2007
An article entitled “Breastfeeding and mixed feeding practices in Malawi : Timing, reasons, decision makers, and child health consequences” was published by Rachel Bezner Kerr et al. in the Food and Nutrition Bulletin 2007;28 (1): 90-99
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September 15 2007
An article entitled "Improvement of the nutritional quality of a traditional complementary porridge made of fermented yellow maize (Zea mays): Effect of maize-legume combinations and traditional processing methods" was published by Jeanne Ejigui,et al. in the Food and Nutrition Bulletin 2007;28 (1): 23-34
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August 31 2007
A discussion paper entitled, “A review of nutrition and food security approaches in HIV and AIDS programmes in Eastern and Southern Africa,” by D Panagides, R Graciano, P Atekyereza, L Gerberg and M Chopra was published in the Regional Network for Equity in Health in East and Southern Africa (EQUINET). Discussion Paper Series #48, 2007
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August 15 2007
An article entitled “Randomized comparison of 3 types of micronutrient supplements for home fortification of complementary foods in Ghana : effects on growth and motor development” was published by Seth Adu-Afarwuah,et al.in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2007;86:412–20.
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July 31 2007
An article entitled “Risk factors for moderate to severe anemia among children in Benin and Mali: Insights from a multilevel analysis” was published by Ismael Ngnie-Teta,et al. in the Food and Nutrition Bulletin 2007;28 (1): 76-89
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July 15 2007
An article entitled “Maternal income-generating activities, child care, and child nutrition in Mali ” was published by June Pierre-Louis et al. in the Food and Nutrition Bulletin 2007;28 (1):67-75
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June 30 2007
An article entitled “The promise of a community-based approach to managing severe malnutrition   : A case study from Ethiopia” was published by Chaiken et al. in the Food and Nutrition Bulletin 2006;27 (2):95-104.
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June 15 2007
An article entitled “Efficacy of iron-fortified whole maize flour on iron status of schoolchildren in Kenya : a randomized controlled trial” was published by Andang’o et al. in The Lancet 2007;369:1799-806.
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May 31 2007
An article entitled “Multivitamin supplementation improves hematologic status in HIV-infected women and their children in Tanzania ” was published by Fawzi et al. in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2007 ; 85:1335-43.
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May 15 2007
An article entitled “Randomized controlled safety and efficacy trial of 2 vitamin A supplementation schedules in Tanzanian infants” was published by Idindili et al. in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2007:85:1312-9
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April 30 2007
An article entitled "Mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 infection during exclusive breastfeeding in the first 6 months of life: an intervention cohort study" was published by Hoosen M Coovadia, Nigel C Rollins, Ruth M Bland, Kirsty Little, Anna Coutsoudis, Michael L Bennish, Marie-Louise Newell in The Lancet, 2007.
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April
15 2007
An article entitled "Zinc during and in convalescence from diarrhea has no demonstrable effect on subsequent morbidity and anthropometric status among infants <6 mo of age" was published by Walker, Bhutta, Bhandari, Teka, Shahid, Taneja, Black, and the Zinc Study Group in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2007.
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March 31 2007
 An article entitled “The links between agriculture and health: an intersectoral opportunity to improve the health and livelihoods of the poor” was published by Hawkes and Ruel in The Bulletin of the World Health Organization. December 2006, 84 (12)
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March 15 2007
An article entitled “HIV-1 Disease Progression in Breast-Feeding and Formula-Feeding Mothers: A Prospective 2-Year Comparison of T Cell Subsets, HIV-1 RNA Levels, and Mortality” was published by Otieno al, in The Journal of Infectious Diseases 2007; 195:220–9
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February 28 2007
An article entitled “The targeting of nutritionally at-risk children attending a primary health care facility in the Western Cape Province of South Africa” was published by Schoeman et al, in Public Health Nutrition, 2006: 9(8), 1007–1012
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February 15 2007
An article entitled “Micronutrients in HIV-positive persons receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy” was published by Drain et al, in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2007;85:333-45.
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January 31 2007
An article entitled “Child development: risk factors for adverse outcomes in developing countries” was published by Walker S et al. in the Lancet 2007; 369: 145–57.
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January 15 2007
An article entitled “Effect of maternal and neonatal vitamin A supplementation and other postnatal factors on anemia in Zimbabwean infants: a prospective, randomized study” was published by Miller et al, in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2006;84:212-222.
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